Category: Electronics

How to Make Good Solder Joints

A good solder joint provides a strong and reliable means of connecting electronic components electrically and mechanically within the circuitry. The quality of a solder joint depends on factors such as the soldering iron, surface cleanliness, and technique used.     Adhering to good soldering practices ensures reliable and stable connections while preserving the original […]

What is an EFT Switch – Electronic Funds Transfer switch?

An EFT switch is an integrated system with the ability to accept, authorize and securely route financial transactions according to set rules. The Electronic Funds Transfer switch provides a crucial link between multiple customers’ touch points and a financial institution’s back office system, hence allowing the banks to deliver multiple self-service channels. The self-service features […]

Constant Current

What is Constant Current? The constant current source or driver is a circuit whose output current remains constant regardless changes in its voltage, or load resistance. The constant current circuits are used in applications such as current limiters, supplying LEDs for illumination applications such as display back-lighting and other current sensitive circuits. The load current […]

New type of soft, growing robot created

A newly developed vine-like robot can grow across long distances without moving its whole body. It could prove useful in search and rescue operations and medical applications. Imagine rescuers searching for people in the rubble of a collapsed building. Instead of digging through the debris by hand or having dogs sniff for signs of life, […]

Electronics, Semiconductors, and ICT Industry Analysis

The electronics and semiconductors industry is defined by robust competition, declining profit margins, and intensive research and development efforts. Yet, it is also teeming with opportunities and exciting possibilities that leverage biotechnology, nano-sciences, photonics, and remote sensing. On the other hand, companies in the ICT sector are concentrating on maximising their IT framework investments. FMI […]