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Space research centre at the heart of RAF Henlow regeneration

Space research centre at the heart of RAF Henlow regeneration
  A commercial deep sea to space research, training and test centre, called Blue Abyss, is in the middle of a multi-million pound regeneration vision to develop a science, innovation and technology park on part of a soon-to-close RAF base site in Bedfordshire.
29th June 2017

Titanium revolution to meet aerospace manufacturing needs

Titanium revolution to meet aerospace manufacturing needs
  Dr Martin Jackson of The University of Sheffield explains how his team is shaping the future of titanium alloy processing. The University of Sheffield is enabling a future step-change in the economics of titanium through alloy development with Metalysis, providing a manufacturing route – FASTforge – for the growing aerospace market.
15th June 2017

Compact I/O system saves floor space at Airflow Air Academy

Compact I/O system saves floor space at Airflow Air Academy
Ventilation specialist Airflow has been able to maximise the area for products and training at its new showroom following a 50% reduction in space required for building services. Using WAGO’s compact controllers and I/O modules for control and monitoring of the DALI lighting and underfloor heating across the facility, meant that system integrator, Accurro, could build a cabinet half the size of that originally anticipated. This released space for Airflow’s demonstration and training area.
8th June 2017


Distributor supports Edinburgh University Hyperloop project

Distributor supports Edinburgh University Hyperloop project
RS Components is supporting the University of Edinburgh’s efforts to design and build technology for the revolutionary Hyperloop transportation system of the future. The university’s Hyperloop team – also known as ‘HypED’ – is building a prototype pod for the SpaceX Pod Competition, which is being organised by leading aerospace manufacturer SpaceX and will take place at the company’s headquarters in California in late August.
6th June 2017

Custom technology strategy tailored to rough environments

Custom technology strategy tailored to rough environments
The product and technology strategy of ELTEC Elektronik has been realigned. The latest product portfolio focuses, in particular, on the stringent requirements of the transportation segment (railway, overland trucking, air freight and ocean vessels), industrial applications (Industry 4.0, IoT), mobile automation (agricultural implements and construction machinery) as well as medical applications (computer systems, image processing).
24th May 2017

Seven satellite antenna systems provided for new teleport

Seven satellite antenna systems provided for new teleport
Provider of satellite and terrestrial communications services to numerous industries, Roberts Communications Network (Roberts), has selected the ASC Signal Division of Communications & Power Industries (CPI) to provide seven satellite antenna systems for its new teleport in Las Vegas, Nevada. Roberts has provided communications services to the pari-mutuel industry for more than 30 years, pioneering the creation of simulcasting for the horse racing industry and helping fuel its subsequent rapid growth.
19th May 2017

Building a bridge between academia and industry

Building a bridge between academia and industry
Due to the success of one of its young engineers, Icon Aerospace Technology is continuing to forge strong links with academia to build a talent bridge. Sara Killelay joined the business back in September 2016 as a graduate equipped with a degree in product design, seemingly worlds apart from the polymer composites that Icon manufactures.
11th May 2017

Stadium IGT joins ADS trade organisation

Stadium Group has announced that the company’s HMI division (Stadium IGT) has joined ADS. The Stadium HMI division, which operates as Stadium IGT, has provided expertise in design, manufacture and distribution to the global electronics industry for more than 25 years. It delivers complete human machine interface solutions to major system manufacturers across a wide range of market sectors including marine, aviation, rail, medical, broadcast, industrial and automotive applications.
10th May 2017

How to impose a smoking ban on lithium batteries

Lithium batteries are found in a vast number of applications due to their superior lifetimes compared to other battery types. Lithium is the lightest of all metals, has the greatest electrochemical potential and provides the largest specific energy per weight. 
9th March 2017

Wireless network system used in tactical communications

Wireless network system used in tactical communications
A purchase order from the Finnish Defence Forces has been received by Bittium for further development of the software package (waveform) for the Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network (TAC WIN) system that is used as the wireless broadband network by the Finnish Defence Forces in their M18 command, control and communications system. The work package that was ordered now will be delivered to the Finnish Defence Forces during the years 2017 and 2018.
7th March 2017


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DSEI 2017
12th September 2017
United Kingdom ExCeL, London