EEVblog #1000 – Fundamental Mailbag Retro Teardown Shootouts are Bullshit

As the title says, kinda…
Dave answers the age old question, do single take videos really work?
No. No, they don’t.

SPOILERS:
Tutorial on turning two NPN transistors into a fast bidirectional zener impulse clamp.
A comparison of the low level signal noise on 11 different oscilloscopes.
Teardown of the CH7 analog TV 300W RF Power amplifier.
Debunking of the uBeam ultrasonic wireless power phone charger

I challenge anyone to sit through all 15 minutes of Meredith Perry’s talk on being a “technology innovator”, go on, I dare you…

Ultrasonic exposure limits

Zener Diodes Tutorial

from EEVblog https://www.eevblog.com/2017/06/22/eevblog-1000-fundamental-mailbag-retro-teardown-shootouts-are-bullshit/

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Vision system leverages machine learning to improve electronics manufacturing processes

Instrumental, a company founded in 2015, has introduced a vision system combining hardware and software components that leverages machine learning technology to help electronics companies improve their manufacturing lines, identify and fix problems faster and ship on time.

from Factory Automation http://www.vision-systems.com/articles/2017/06/vision-system-leverages-machine-learning-to-improve-electronics-manufacturing-processes.html

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Datalogic opens new headquarters in France

Automatic data capture and process automation specialists Datalogic have opened a new French headquarters in Villebon-sur-Yvette, southwest of Paris, at the presence of the Major, Mr. Dominique Fontenaille.

from Factory Automation http://www.vision-systems.com/articles/2017/06/datalogic-opens-new-headquarters-in-france.html

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Infrared camera that achieves 2,000 fps will be showcased at LASER World of Photonics

Targeted at Industry 4.0 imaging applications, the Tachyon 16K infrared camera from New Infrared Technologies will be showcased at LASER World of Photonics from June 26-29.

from Factory Automation http://www.vision-systems.com/articles/2017/06/infrared-camera-that-achieves-2-000-fps-will-be-showcased-at-laser-world-of-photonics.html

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Multispectral LED line light from ProPhotonix offers up to 12 wavelengths

Available with up to 12 wavelengths, the COBRA MultiSpec multispectral LED line light from ProPhotonix is designed for multispectral and hyperspectral imaging applications.

from Factory Automation http://www.vision-systems.com/articles/2017/06/multispectral-led-line-light-from-prophotonix-offers-up-to-12-wavelengths.html

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Machine vision and image analysis software from JADAK offers new functions

Clarity 2.0 machine vision and image analysis software from JADAK is a graphical user interface (GUI) software package that enables the development of a machine vision application for use on JADAK’s smart cameras.

from Factory Automation http://www.vision-systems.com/articles/2017/06/machine-vision-and-image-analysis-software-from-jadak-offers-new-functions.html

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Five interesting ways that robots are being deployed right now

It doesn’t take someone within the industrial automation market to realize that the uses of robots are growing larger and larger, and well beyond just the factory floor. Each day, it would seem, a new headline is popping up about a robot doing something new—things like delivering food, performing surgery, taking pizza orders, or even working as an active cop.

from Factory Automation http://www.vision-systems.com/articles/2017/06/five-interesting-ways-that-robots-are-being-deployed-right-now.html

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