Interface for IP video management system

  Schneider Electric has announced that an interface for its IP video management system, Pelco Endura, is now available to its southern African clients. The interface enables professional audio to meet professional video and is designed for a wide range of applications to suit most solutions, such as parking, transport, industrial and building control systems. […]

Application platform for HMI projects

  EBV Elektronik announces “Jakarta”, an innovative Java reference design. This is a hardware and software application platform ready for new areas of human machine interfaces (HMI). With around 28 kB of non-volatile memory, IS2T MicroEJ is lightweight, low cost and uses only 11% of the KL46 flash memory for the advantage that Java can […]

Fully configurable ISO-compliant containers

  Cannon Technologies has unveiled a range of configurable and expandable ISO-compliant self-contained data centres – available in 6, 12 and 13,5 m versions – that are fully turnkey ready. The units are available to Cannon’s global client base immediately. According to the company, it has been piloting the ISO shipping container units with a […]

Efficient machine activation and pick-to-light operations

  Banner Engineering has introduced the EZ-Light K30 Touch, a smaller version of the company’s industry-recognised K50 Touch. Featuring a compact, rugged design, this single-point device is designed for efficient machine activation and pick-to-light operations. It provides simple, precise performance, easily changing from green to red with the touch of a finger, hand or whole […]

Programmable automation controllers

  Designed to meet the growing need for a higher performance controller in a compact and affordable package, Rockwell Automation has launched the new Allen-Bradley CompactLogix 5370 L3 programmable automation controllers (PAC). Sitting in the higher end of the new midrange PAC offering from Rockwell Automation, this  range has been developed for applications that require […]

Photoelectric cube sensor

  The newly developed photoelectric OI cube sensor from Ifm Electronic is distinguished by long ranges up to 800 mm for diffuse types and up to 15 m for retro-reflective types. For diffuse type sensors the range can be set precisely using the multi-turn potentiometer and is shown on a scale. Even under harsh industrial […]

Optical turbidity measurement

  To control and measure the quality of water, Assttech now offers the Jumo ecoLine NTU turbidity sensor. Particularly suited for water with low to medium turbidity, applications include drinking water monitoring, municipal and industrial wastewater treatment, final wastewater inspection, monitoring of bodies of water or in fish farming operations. The measuring principle is based […]

National Electronics Week/ADEC Expo 11 – 12 March 2014 – exhibitor profiles

National Electronics Week/ADEC Expo will be held from 11 – 12 March 2014 at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand.  This event is dedicated to the electronics production, components, systems and applications sector, and covers the entire electronics value chain.   To view the exhibitor profiles click on title to download pdf. Contact Claire Jeffreys, New Events, claire@neweventsltd.com Please […]

3D printing technology for engineers

  RS Components has signed a distribution agreement with RepRapPro that will deliver affordable, open-source, self-replicating 3D printing technology to engineers worldwide. The completion of the deal coincides with the launch of the RepRapPro Ormerod low cost 3D printer, which is available from RS. 3D printing is fast becoming an essential part of the electronic […]

Fitness monitor tracks temperature in addition to movement and heart-rate

  Nordic Semiconductor has announced that U.S. startup Hothead Technologies has specified Nordic’s nRF8001 Connectivity chip to provide Bluetooth low energy wireless comms in the world’s first fitness monitor. The head-worn Spree Fitness monitor tracks body temperature in addition to conventional movement (time, speed, and distance) and heart-rate. Various studies have shown that hyperthermia (body […]