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Category Archives: Development

Collaboration Essential for Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing

The ability for a printed circuit board designer to collaborate with the rest of his or her team is essential for on-time product delivery and quality. As electronic products hitting the market need to be faster and smaller than their … Continue reading

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Thin PCBs Are Growing in the Marketplace

It is not a secret that mobile electronics such as phones, tablets and wearables are slimming down when it comes to design. At the same time, product manufacturers are able to extract even more power from printed circuit boards and … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Boards Leading to Greater Connectivity

Each new piece of technology that enters the marketplace boasts new features and promises to be smarter and faster than its predecessors. In this Internet Age we live in, connectivity is essential for communication, business productivity and our economic wellbeing. … Continue reading

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Soluble Printed Circuit Boards Can Benefit Environment

With the amount of mobile devices in the world growing faster than the global population, a serious question must be addressed. What do we do with all of the consumer electronics and other products when they are no longer in … Continue reading

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Will Engineers Be Able to Read Robots’ Minds?

Sure, it is easy to build a robot and program it to carry out routine tasks. But what happens when you increase the sophistication of the technology and it is able to make decisions for itself based on its environment? … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Boards and Car Computers

Even if you are an engineer and know the inner workings inside and out, even your computer at home will fail from time to time. Whether it is from overheating or programming errors computer troubles can cause headaches and significant … Continue reading

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Potential Trends Found at PCB West 2014

The PCB West Conference & Exhibition, a major tradeshow for the printed circuit board design and manufacturing industry, took place in Santa Clara, California, at the beginning of September. PCB West is a great place for manufacturers and designers to … Continue reading

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New Smartphone Components Lead to Printed Circuit Board Improvements

  Every year, new smartphones and portable devices hit the market promising to take customers to the next level in terms of functionality and features. This is most notable for consumers when they hold and use their new devices, but … Continue reading

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Is Robotics Replacing the “Human Element” for Printed Circuit Boards?

  Although robotics is undoubtedly helping advance society and unlock new possibilities with technology, there is a debate taking place about whether or not this is a good thing. The question arises when manufacturing printed circuit boards, as more and … Continue reading

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Recycling Printed Circuit Boards in the Future

According to an article by The Guardian, there were more than 1.8 billion mobile phones purchased worldwide in 2013. However, it is projected that only three percent of these devices will be recycled. Whether consumers are opting to just throw … Continue reading

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