Random Touch Localisation and Force Sensing On Any Surface

Performing any activity using touch sensing is very convenient. And this has increased even more, thanks to a technology that facilitates the utilisation of the touch feature on everyday surfaces, be...

“There Is Always A Trade-Off Between Quality And Cost”

Electromagnetic (EMC) shielding prevents damage to electronic components by protecting PCB elements and associated hardware from electromagnetic interference (EMI). Robert John Webber, field application engineer, Harwin, discusses the role of interconnect...
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Basics of Transistors

In this video, the presenter would be explaining the basics of Transistors. This tutorial is best for all beginners in Electronics. Courtesy: Simply Electronics

Frame.IoT: A Dev Board For Creating Hassle-Free IoT Projects

Until now, Arduino has been the board of choice for making low-cost IoT projects. Now, a soon-to-be-launched dev board called Frame.IoT (that is compatible with Arduino IDE) aims to offer the...

Illuminated Optical Magnifier

We often face problem while reading the values of ICs and miniature SMD components, detecting cracks or shorts in tracks in a PCB, or reading a finely-graduated vernier scale. Here is...

Smart Car Back Camera And Collision Protection

Most people use the side and rear-view mirrors to manoeuvre their cars since a camera installed at the back of the car can be quite expensive. So, today we have undertaken...

Open-Source Ventilator Projects Developed By Experts

Lack of medical supplies, especially ventilators can prove to be a major setback for combating the coronavirus disease. But with the help of specially-designed ventilators by engineers from all over the...
Four-Channel Video and Audio Sequencer

Four-Channel Video and Audio Sequencer

Presented here is a simple circuit for switching your CCTV camera outputs sequentially.It switches four video and audio channels sequentially, one at a time. Circuit and working Fig. 1 shows the circuit diagram...

How To Harvest Electricity From A Greenhouse Rooftop

Clear solar cells in greenhouse roofs could generate electricity while plants grow below. Because the visible and the infrared (IR) regions of light take up about 47 and 51 per cent of...

Working With Temperature Sensors: A Guide

Real-time temperature monitoring with dedicated temperature sensors ensure that today’s smaller and faster systems operate in the safe thermal zone. The new-generation sensors monitor internal and external components’ hot spots with...