Archive for February 2019

Julia Reda – Breaking: The text of Article 13 and the EU Copyright Directive has just been finalised

https://juliareda.eu/2019/02/eu-copyright-final-text/ This EU law will fundamentally change the internet as we know it – if it is adopted in the upcoming final vote. But we can still prevent that! The history of this law is a shameful one. From the very beginning, the purpose of Articles 11 and 13 was never to solve clearly-defined issues

Arduino Blog » Announcing the Arduino IoT Cloud Public Beta

https://blog.arduino.cc/2019/02/06/announcing-the-arduino-iot-cloud-public-beta/ The Arduino IoT Cloud is an easy-to-use platform that makes it very simple for anyone to develop and manage their IoT applications, then deploy them to a large number of users. With the launch of the Arduino IoT Cloud, Arduino now provides its one million users a complete end-to-end approach to IoT that includes

Phoenix Contact SSR teardown

Here is a tear-down of ST-OV2- 12DC/ 60DC/1 – 2905022 solid state relay from Phoenix Contact. This product is old, obsolete and manufacturing has been discontinued.   Solid-state relay ST-OV2- 12DC/ 60DC/1 – 2905022 is a plug-in power solid-state relay (plug to certain Phoenix Contact wiring terminals), with LED and protective circuit in input and

Electronics design ideas 2019

Innovation is critical in today’s engineering world and it demands technical knowledge and the highest level of creativity. Seeing compact articles that solve design problems or display innovative ways to accomplish design tasks can help to fuel your electronics creativity. You can find many very circuit ideas at ePanorama.net circuits page. In addition to this

Electronics trends for 2019

Electronics technology and market trends for 2019: Markets: The Future of the Semiconductor Industry is Bright. Demand is rising for AI and automotive, flat for mobile phones, with trade uncertainty looming over everything. Foundries see growth and new issues in 2019. WSTS industry forecast projects annual global market growth of 2.6 percent in 2019. Politics:

Audio and video trends for 2019

Here are some audio and video trends for 2019: The global Hi-Fi Systems market was valued at million US$ in 2018 and is expected to grow. EISA Awards has selected Hi-Fi product category winners, but I did not see anything really fancy new innovations that would excite me there. The Hi-Fi speaker market has seen considerable

Copy protection module teardown

Here is teardown of a ALADDIN HASP software copy protection module that was designed to be plugged to PC parallel port. Because modern PCs no longer have parallel ports, this is obsolete technology ready for teardown. Not much to be, just few custom or custom marked ICs (ALHY1 and SPIN1) inside.

Electrical substation videos

Electrical power is amazing and dangerous at high voltages. Electrical substation is a part of an electrical generation, transmission, and distribution system that transform voltage from high to low, or the reverse, or control the flow of electrical power. Substations may be owned and operated by an electrical utility, or may be owned by a