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Apple Exploring Various Charging Methods with PCBs for iWatch

Apple is taking its much-anticipated step into the wearable technology space and is expected to debut the iWatch in the coming months. The last few years have seen significant advances in wearable technology such as fitness trackers, glasses and watches … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Board Manufacturers Note Latest U.S. Army Tests

Recently, the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) conducted a demonstration of autonomous convoys in partnership with Lockheed Martin. The goal of the demonstration was to show the progress of fully autonomous vehicles of different models navigating … Continue reading

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What the Gerber Update Means for Printed Circuit Boards

According to an article in Printed Circuit Design & Fab Magazine Online, an updated version of Gerber, with attributes, could be out within the next two weeks. The draft of the update is currently being reviewed before being made available. … Continue reading

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Increase in Smartphone Shipments to Help PCB Manufacturers

According to a forecast that was recently published by the International Data Corporation (IDC), worldwide shipments of smartphones is expected to top 1 billion units by the end of 2013. This figure represents a 39.3% growth over 2012. For PCB … Continue reading

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Are Printed Circuit Board Designers Ready for Drones?

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced his company’s plans to develop quadcopter drones that will be able to deliver packages to online shoppers within 30 minutes by as early as 2015. Called Amazon Prime Air,this service offers … Continue reading

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Technical Specs and Printed Circuit Board Details for the New PS4

The newly released Playstation 4 offers a significant jump for gamers in terms of graphics and the overall playing experience. In order to make the leap into the next generation¬Ě of video gaming, Sony needed to add more value to … Continue reading

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Trial and Error in Printed Circuit Board Design

Just like every other project that you have worked on, designing a printed circuit board takes a lot of trial and error before you emerge with the perfect PCB. As a student, it is important to try out a few … Continue reading

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PCB West 2014 Dates Announced for Printed Circuit Board Industry

PCB West is annually one of the top events for engineering and PCB industry professionals because it allows them to come together and collaborate while working to advance the industry as a whole. UP Media Group Inc., the organization behind … Continue reading

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Circuit Board Manufacturers Take Notice of Increase in Tablet Shipments

According to a new report from International Data Corp., worldwide tablet shipments are up 36.7 percent year-over-year and seven percent sequentially. In the third quarter of this year, shipments grew to 47.6 million units. Android products drove much of the … Continue reading

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Wiring Tips for Your Multi-Layer Printed Circuit Board

When you are designing multi-layer boards for your product or project, it is crucial to have a design that allows for maximum efficiency while keeping the PCBs footprint at a minimum. To accomplish this there are a few wiring tips … Continue reading

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