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Category Archives: Consumer Electronics

Are Sound Wearables Next for Printed Circuit Boards?

Over the past couple of years a lot of progress has been made in the field of wearable technology. While new products like watches and health monitors are coming onto the market every few months, not much has been announced … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Board and More: A Look at iPhone 6

The big news in the tech world this week is the announcement of the latest iPhones by Apple and the all-new Apple Watch that is set to debut next year.  While we have come to expect the latest and greatest … Continue reading

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Fabric Printed Circuit Boards Can Take Wearables to the Next Level

  Engineers from Hong Kong Polytechnic University are currently working on a fabric knitted with wiring that can support printed circuit boards. If the technology is successful, it can lead to clothing that would include a number of devices used … Continue reading

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A Printed Circuit Board, A Self-Folding Robot and Origami

With robots becoming cheaper to produce, more time and resources are being spent on developing advanced skill sets and features that will benefit society as a whole. A recent article in The New York Times highlighted a self-folding robot made … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Board Helps Make Hand Washing Fun

  The most innovative products that strike a chord with consumers and take over the marketplace are the ones that simplify even the most basic and mundane tasks. Designers in France are developing a product that does just that. Mechanical … Continue reading

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Nike Using Printed Circuit Boards in LED Basketball Court

When you think of new technology makings its way into the sports landscape, you think of machines that are designed to help athletes get stronger and faster in order to be more successful. However, Nike recently raised the bar when … Continue reading

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Fitness Tracking for Athletes with Printed Circuit Boards

  In addition to consumer electronics and industrial applications that support growth in our economy, printed circuit boards help scientists and doctors understand more about our health and how we live as human beings. A rising trend for using technology … Continue reading

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Recycling Printed Circuit Boards and Other Electronics

Driving around the city you may see signs advertising electronics disposal drives. While it is extremely important to recycle old electronics and printed circuit boards, it is important to understand how to properly dispose of these materials in order to … Continue reading

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PCB Update: Patent Granted for New Computer Mouse

According to an article by Electronics Weekly a patent has been granted to James and Stephen Bowden, a pair of inventors in the UK that have designed a computer mouse to help those suffering from repetitive strain injury (RSI). RSI … Continue reading

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Top Reasons to Recycle Old Electronics and Printed Circuit Boards

Doing your part to protect the environment as both an individual and a part of your company will allow us all to conserve valuable resources, reduce energy consumption and create a brighter path for our future. By recycling old electronics … Continue reading

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