Flying Probe Testing Quiz

Flying probe testing is a very important yet unexplored – or not enough explored – topic. It’s true that it might not be that easy to understand. But don’t let that intimidate you. If you are confident (or maybe not so confident) about your flying probe knowledge, just take the following quiz. Because even if you fail, no one’s watching. And if you pass, hurray you are a flying probe expert! Therefore, it is a win-win.

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UW Madison Robot to Accomplish Two-Handed Human Tasks

The specter of robots replacing humans might not be a thing yet. But people are working towards making them an efficient substitute to humans in several fields. Until this time, we knew about the one-armed robot being used in factories. Now, robots are planned to be used in domestic purposes. As house help or for taking care of elderly people or may be serving an injured. All of these would require a robot to have at least two arms.

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Zoom on ITAR, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations

International Traffic in Arms Regulations, or most commonly known as ITAR, is a set of government rules that control the import and export of Defence-related articles, services, and technology on the US Munitions List (USML). Quite heavy! Sounds more like something related to missiles and nuclear weapons but it has more to it. So, why am I talking about such a serious thing? What purpose does it serve in our PCB world? And most importantly, why should you be reading this?

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Computer-Aided Manufacturing: The Superpower That Makes Things Real

Remember when your 5th-grade physics teacher told you about “work done”. That no matter how much you try, it’s not “work done” unless you have a displacement. So basically, there is no point in wasting your energy pushing a wall, unless you’re equipped with superpowers. Same is with your ideas and schematics. If you do not have the aid to implement them in the physical world, you’d better be pushing walls and hope them to move. Here we are going to talk about something that will make you capable of moving a wall. Continue reading “Computer-Aided Manufacturing: The Superpower That Makes Things Real”

LG in house IP-The Intelligent Processor To Make “Life’s Good”

Once upon a time there was a company who dominated the world of electronics with whatever existing technology they had. But the thirst for more made them dive into the market of emergent technology. From the past few years LG is working on its brand ThinQ, where they are integrating AI features in all kind of products. And now LG designed custom hardware ,i.e., the IP chip to enable on-device AI processing in “future robot vacuum cleaners, washing machines, refrigerator and air conditioners.” Continue reading “LG in house IP-The Intelligent Processor To Make “Life’s Good””