Electronics For You
July  2018   Issue Vol. 50  No. 7 

Tech Focus
Smart Robots Working Collaboratively with Humans
Scientists all over the world are developing intelligent robots that can observe and learn from experience and human behaviour. The robots can then collaborate with humans across a
range of sections

Smart World
EV Batteries: A Look at India’s Manufacturing Ecosystem
With all the premium given to drive the EV batteries segment, this is the right time to set up an EV manufacturing unit in India
Smart World
Human-Centric Lighting: Heart of Smart Workplaces
Economic value of human-centric lighting comes in the form of increasing employee productivity
 
Design
Cooling of Electronics: Thermal Management Techniques for Optimal Design
All electronic devices and circuitry generate excess heat and, thus, require thermal management to improve reliability and prevent premature failure
Design
Guidelines for Virtual Reality: Think, Explore and Create
This article provides an overview of the best practices that must be followed for the development of VR
 
Healthcare
Smartphone Motion Sensors and Healthcare: On the Cusp of a Disruption?
Three facets of personal healthcare—gait- and posture-related disorders, geriatric care and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders—are set to see important changes, driven by the emergence of sensors-laden smartphones as the centerpiece of democratisation of healthcare hardware
Test & Measurement
Enhanced Performance of Power Electronics with Faster Testing Devices
This article describes the different types of measurement equipment required for power electronic systems
 
Interview
"Silicon has replaced many elements being used traditionally"
The advent of nanotechnology and the likes is enabling lighter, smaller and cheaper electronics. This has led to the creation of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) oscillators. Nidhi Arora, executive editor, Electronics For You, in conversation with Rajesh Vashist, chief executive officer, SiTime, discusses the technology behind creating MEMS, the benefits these bring and their adaptability in the Indian market
Sensors
Sensors for Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
Just like sense organs play an important role in the human body, electronic sensors play a vital role in robotics and artificial intelligence
 
Embedded
Post-Silicon Validation Methodology in SoC (Part 2 of 2)
Post-silicon validation is an essential step to verify the proper functioning and operation of an SoC, post manufacture. Part 2 discusses elaborately the various methods and parameters involving post-silicon validation
Defence Electronics
Optronic Sensors: Gyroscopic Sensors (Part 4 of 6)
Operational basics, salient features and military specific applications of ring laser gyroscopes and fibre-optic gyroscopes are discussed in this part of the article
 
Green Technology
Green Buildings: Architectures for a Green and Sustainable India
According to World Green Building Council, a green building is a building that, in its design, construction or operation, reduces or eliminates negative impacts, and can create positive impacts, on our climate and natural environment. A green building preserves precious natural resources and improves our quality of life
Software
Robotics and VR Software for Enterprises and Developers
. Robot Operating System
. Robotics System Toolbox
. RoboLogix
. LabVIEW
. Eon AVR Platform
 
Software
Easy And Fun Apps For Robotics And VR
. EZ-Builder
. E-Robot
. Mobile VR Station
. Trinus VR
. Cardboard Camera
Make in India
Project Report
Manufacturing Electronic Weighing Scales

This report explains in detail how to set up an electronic weighing scale manufacturing business unit
 
Make In India
StartUp Zone
An IoT Venture Transforming India’s Parking Industry

Chirag Jain, chief executive officer and co-founder, and Rasik Pansare, chief marketing officer and co-founder, created Get My Parking...
Make In India
StartUp Zone
Glide into the Future with HoverRobotix

HoverRobotix launched the concept of hoverboards in India under the leadership of founder and chief executive officer Munish Jindal.
 
Make In India
StartUp Zone
The Key to Success in a Me-Too Business

You have always wanted to do something on your own. You have two options.
Make In India
Market Survey
The Indian Test and Measurement Industry Landscape

Accurate testing and measurement (T&M) is critical in electronics system design and manufacturing (ESDM) to ensure product quality.
 
eStyle First Look
Some New Gadgets!
. Smart TVs
. Headphones
. Wi-Fi system
. Speaker
. Portable projector
. Power bank
. Feature phones
. Security camera
. GizMo ByTes
eStyle Buyers’ Guide
The Latest Wireless Speakers within Rs. 15,000
How great would it be if you could carry your speaker just about anywhere and set it up instantly?
 
eStyle Smart Travel
Smart Trekking Gear: Advancements in the Outdoors
In the last couple of decades, people who spend more time outdoors have been blessed with major enhancements in the technology of equipment they use...
eStyle Virtual Reality
Technology and Gadgets for a Virtual Experience
Virtual reality (VR) technology has changed the way we see and interpret the world...
 
eStyle Do-It-Yourself
Mobile Apps to Make Digital Payments Simpler
Digital payment methods have become a preferred choice in almost any purchases we make nowadays.
Tech News
Chip upgrade to help miniature drones navigate
The team, co-led by Vivienne Sze, associate professor in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering...
 
Industry News
BSNL to unveil 5G services in India together with global launch
State-run telecom carrier Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is expected to roll out ultra-high speed fifth-generation, or 5G, services in tandem with the global launch, as per reports...
Do-It-Yourself
Motion Detector Security Alarm Using Digispark Development Board
This circuit produces an alarm whenever someone comes near the spotting range of its passive infrared (PIR) motion sensor...
Download source code
 
Do-It-Yourself
Simple and Low-Cost GPS Clock
Real-time clock (RTC) integrated circuits (ICs) are used for reasonably accurate time displays. The accuracy of RTCs mostly depends on the crystal...
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Do-It-Yourself
Fastest Finger First for Four Players
Fastest finger first technique is used in quiz shows (with rapid fire rounds) to find the order in which participants press the buzzer (to give an answer to the question)...
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Do-It-Yourself
Automatic Bike Turning Indicator
The automatic bike turning signal system based on a microcontroller (MCU) available in the market is expensive and difficult to program.
Do-It-Yourself
Light-Activated Switch
Here is a simple circuit of a light-activated switch that automatically turns on the light/lamp at night and switches it off during the day...
 
Do-It-Yourself
Temperature Monitoring on Smartphone
This article describes a temperature monitoring system on an Android smartphone. Temperature is sensed by a temperature sensor installed in the circuit, and is sent over Bluetooth to the smartphone...
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Do-It-Yourself
Implementation of A Simple PWM Generator for Microcontroller Using Verilog
This project demonstrates how a simple and fast pulse width modulator (PWM) generator can be implemented using Verilog programming...
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Smart World
Connected Manufacturing: Auto-Parts Manufacturer Leverages the Industrial IoT
With the adoption of the IoT, manufacturers can gain enhanced transparency, traceability and transformation
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