Now is a good time to consider moving from WES7

7 October 2019 Now is a good time to consider moving from WES7 Context The latest version of Windows Embedded Standard (WES) 7, Service Pack 1, is already well into it's extended support date period which is set to officially stop in October 2020. Microsoft has changed direction…

Reliable and secure wireless technology for IoT

13 August 2019 Reliable and secure wireless technology for IoT   IoT is a great solution for industrial applications where there are devices installed in the field, in buildings, lights or in the streets. These devices need monitoring and managing, gone are the days of routine check on…

Flash Drives, Myths and the Truth.

21 June 2019 The Durability Myth: SSDs Do Not Last Long SSDs do wear out, just like any other storage solution such as the HDD. However, flash technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in recent years, and SSDs now employ many endurance-stretching technologies. One of the measures…

Choosing a TFT LCD Display Module

23 May 2019 Choosing a TFT LCD Display Module The TFT display is now the de-facto standard for most applications so how do you choose which is the right display for your application? There are a number of questions to be asked and many factors to be considered…

RMTS resistive multi-touch screens

11 April 2019 10-point multi-touch for industrial environments   Mildex Optical Inc, a worldwide leader in resistive touch screen technology offers a 10-point multi-touch solution based upon proprietary resistive touch technology.   Equipped with superior optical characteristics and dedicated controller our RMTS is the number one choice for…

Is Wireless always the only way to IIoT/IoT your building?

11 March 2019 Is Wireless always the only way to IIoT/IoT your building? David Bates of Review Displays While there is a wide range of wireless technologies available, sometimes you will be able to use existing infrastructure to create a reliable and secure communication system within your buildings.…

Micro LED'S are they the future?

30 January 2019   Samsung announced its new MicroLED tech last year with a giant TV called ‘The Wall’. This year the company is making a comeback, but with a smaller and more logical 75-inch 4K TV using the same MicroLED technology.  The new display tech uses millions…

Intel Cannon Lake release date, news, and rumors

6 September 2018 Remember how Intel was going to release Cannon Lake in 2016? And, then when it got pushed back to 2018? Well, according to Intel’s Q1 financial results we won’t see the long-awaited follow-up to Kaby Lake until 2019 – at least in a consumer-ready state. But, at least Intel is…

eDP, the future of industrial displays

19 August 2018   Today’s personal electronic devices continue to get smaller and easier to use, with more performance and functionality. Such advances are often driven by technology hidden from the consumer, behind the sleek industrial design and elegant user interface. Video quality improvements are one example. A…

Intel's New 8th Gen chips are coming

9 July 2018     Intel has announced its 8th gen processor with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics. The chipmaker has also revealed that 2-in-1s from Dell and HP as well as NUC Intel will be launched with the new processor. The new 8th Gen Intel Core processor…

AMD's Ryzen 7 Are they any good?

8 June 2017 AMD's Ryzen 7 1800X, Ryzen 7 1700X, and Ryzen 7 1700 CPUs reviewed Ryzen up, back on the street Way, way back in the dark ages, I put together my first PC in my bedroom. I picked out a Core 2 Duo E6400 and a proper…

Processor families and release dates

18 January 2017 Intel has a release cycle for its processors, below is a summary of the chips available now and in the future. Current desktop processors                 Current Mobile Atom Processors Sandy Bridge Bay Trail (Available) Haswell Braswell (Available) Broadwell (Available) Apollo Lake…