• SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC IMPROVES ERGONOMICS WITH THE GOAL OF IMPROVING EFFICIENCY IN PRODUCTION

    Ergonomics Did you know that Schneider Electric was the first company to receive both the Robert W. Campbell Award and the Green Cross for safety medal? Well, now you know. You should also know that this recognition was well deserved. Just the same way it does not compromise on the ...
  • Dual DC/DC Converter Power Driver Modules

    DC/DC Converters DC/DC converters take voltage from a Direct Current (DC) source and then converts it from a certain DC voltage level to another. They are used to raise or reduce the voltage level of supply voltage. They are often used in automobiles and household electronics. They are prevalent in ...
  • 3D PRINTING: IS IT THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION OF THE 21ST CENTURY?

    Industrial revolution The wake of 1760 ushered in an era that would forever change how products were manufactured. This revolution that first started out in Britain and ended around 1840 was marked by ashift from hand production techniques to machines, new iron production methods, new chemical manufacturing processes, increased use ...
  • USB TYPE C VS USB 3.1: WHAT ARE THEIR DIFFERENCES?

    Universal Serial Bus (USB) Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a port standard that has been around for close to 20 years now. USB standard defines connectors, cables and communication protocols for communication, power supply and theconnection between computers and other devices. USB has become very popular and has since replaced ...
  • TYPES OF OVERCURRENT AND PROTECTIVE DEVICES IN AC SYSTEMS

    Overcurrent Overcurrent is a situation whereby current more than the intended is passed through a conductor or an electrical circuit leading to the generation of excess heat, fire or damage to the circuit and equipment at large. There are three types of overcurrent based on their cause; Short-circuit Overcurrent Short-circuit ...
  •  Internet of Things: Solutions,Technologies and Market 2018 and Beyond

    The Internet of Things (IoT) Food producers are now capitalizing on loads of data from IoT sensors to manage the safety, quality, and distribution of food products across the globe. Healthcare is leveraging on IoT enabled trackand trace capabilities for critical equipment required during emergencies to ensure urgentpatientcare.Governments and communities ...
  • CONTROL MOTORS USING L293D AND ARDUINO

    The L293D motor driver IC A motor driver IC is an IC chip used to control motors simultaneously and in a bi-directional manner. In a robot, it acts as an interface between microprocessors and the motors. The L293D is one of the most commonly used motor drive IC’s. It is ...
  • LED Lighting

    LED’S FOR VERTICAL FARMING: THE ULTIMATE BUYING GUIDE

     Vertical farming With urban agriculture gaining traction, the number of indoor growers has grown substantially. This growth can be attributed to rising of the world’s population against the dwindling size of arable lands and the water sources to support conventional farming. Traditionally, urban agriculture was characterized by greenhouse crop production. ...
  • digital signal processor

    INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSORS

    Digital signal processing Have you used your cell phone lately? How about room correction in your hi-fi system? Well then, you have already witnessed Digital Signal Processing (DSP) in play. Digital signal processing is the process of digitizing real-world signals like temperature, audio, and pressure and then manipulating them mathematically ...
  • 3D-Printing

    FORMLABS TO SHIFT TO 3D PRINTING FOR MANUFACTURING

    Formlab and 3D printing Formlabs is a Boston-based startup that started off as a crowdfunded venture half a decade ago. Its first product was the Form 1. Form 1 was designed to bring down the price of stereolithographic printing to manageable levels. It was a true hack. Despite a few ...