Hi-tech greeting cards contain electrical circuits for light up messages

October 5, 2015

Move over Hallmark, there’s a new greeting card company in town. Circuit Sentiments has released a series of DIY kits that teach kids how to create circuits and tinker with electronics by creating illuminated pop-up greeting cards. Each kit comes with a set of online instructions and will teach kids (or adults) how to construct a switch with copper tape, correctly wire a battery and LED, as well as basic paper…

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This giant machine does mathematical calculations using electromechanical relays

The numbers on his calculator. (Image via Simon Winder)
September 10, 2015

Electrical engineer Simon A.J. Winder has spent the past six years perfecting this giant calculator, inspired by early computers, that can calculate square roots using solely electromechanical relays. Initially Winder wanted to build a “pocket calculator” using relays and a Nixie tube display, but he discovered that this sort of calculator would require too many relays to carry out addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division processes. (Winder estimates he would have needed about 800 relays.)…

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Molex Showcases Solutions for a Wide Range of Marine Electronic Applications

Molex Showcases Solutions for a Wide Range of Marine Electronic Applications
September 9, 2015

Molex Showcases Solutions for a Wide Range of Marine Electronic Applications Molex, LLC brings a variety of harsh-duty interconnect solutions and other components that enable the latest marine electronics to the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition (IBEX), September 15 – 17, 2015, Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY, booth 1158. The company will also conduct a live demonstration of its Woodhead® Watertite® Wet-Location Wiring Solutions, the first system in the industry to allow…

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PCN InterMax Modules Enable Industrial Ethernet on Existing Wiring

Deploy Industrial IP Networks by Repurposing Existing Wire into Ethernet Infrastructure PCN Technology Inc. (PCN), a leading communications equipment and services company that designs, manufactures and markets Industrial Internet connectivity products, today announces the availability of its new high-performance InterMax™ product line. InterMax™ products allow both discrete and process automation networks to use existing copper wiring of any type within control, fieldbus and sensor applications operating on two wire, twisted…

May 25, 2015
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