Visual IR thermometer with sharper resolution

  The Comtest Group has introduced the Fluke VT04 visual IR thermometer – the latest in troubleshooting tools with built-in digital camera and thermal heat map overlay.  The device bridges the gap between traditional IR thermometers and infrared cameras. Building on the popular Fluke VT02, the VT04 adds PyroBlend Plus with a four-times sharper resolution than […]

Print supplier streamlines support to dealership

  Mascor has recently partnered with Nashua Limited to streamline how it provides support to its dealerships whilst improving the reliability of its printers, saving time and reducing costs. Mascor has eleven dealerships spread over a large part of eastern South Africa, with its headquarters in Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal. With an IT staff of only two, […]

Wireless communication technologies

Robustel Technologies and Brainchild are represented by local company Temp-Tek. Robustel’s advanced cellular M2M devices carry many years of development and experience in the M2M market and are said to offer some of the most advanced features and techniques for communication available to date. One such feature is the cloud-based M2M cloud application development platform […]

Portfolio for PLC, motion, HMI tasks

  With its extensive range of control panels and panel PCs, Beckhoff Automation offers the ideal portfolio for performing all PLC, motion and HMI tasks in a machine or plant – universally, flexibly and with a uniform look and feel. The CP22xx built-in panel PC series combines the advantages of a modern multi-touch interface with […]

Production monitoring made simple

  It is often necessary for production departments to establish the extent of real work performed during a shift or period of time. The fact that a particular motor was running during a certain period does not necessarily mean that work was being done. In this situation the NewCode motor protection and control relay provides […]

High performance bus converter module

  Vicor Corporation has unveiled the first module utilising its converter housed in package (ChiP) power component platform. This  new ChiP bus converter modules supply 1,2 kW at 48 V with 98% peak efficiency and 115 W/cm3 power density. Breakthrough performance – four times the density of competing solutions – enables efficient, high voltage DC […]

Wireless mouse that supports Bluetooth

  Nordic Semiconductor has announced that the world’s first dual-operating Bluetooth v4.0 and proprietary 2,4 GHz wireless mouse has been launched by  Lenovo Group and benefits in both use cases from Nordic’s  multi-protocol nRF51822 SoCs. This allows consumers to use Lenovo N700 wireless mouse with the latest Windows 8 PCs with Bluetooth v4.0 (that includes […]

PCB workshops to be held

  ASIC Design Services, together withDownStream Technologies is hosting a series of workshops featuring BluePrint, the PCB documentation software solution from DownStream Technologies. BluePrint allows PCB designers to quickly create PCB documentation to drive fabrication, inspection and assembly processes.  Joe Clark, VP of DownStream Technologies, will deliver a product presentation over breakfast. This will be […]

Application platform ready for HMI projects

  IS2T’s comprehensive portfolio of products is said to offer a unique development solution for designing smart embedded applications by supporting all ranges of hardware platforms. As a complete solution provider, it also offers custom services, training and technical support to help develop fast, compact and energy-efficient applications for improving software quality and design, increasing product portfolios […]