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Seven

Electronics

Electronics in Scotland is a vibrant and dynamic industry, and a significant contributor to the Scottish economy. It also offers exciting career opportunities for recent graduates in engineering, maths and physics.…

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ForewordThe evolution of innovationIntellectual property speculationReal World InterfaceAnalogue ConversionLet\'s get physicalVertically Integrated PeopleFasten your seatbeltsFrom bricks to smart dust

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Foreword Electronics is now an all-pervasive industry with applications in communications, multimedia, transport (automobiles now have 40% electronics content)...


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The evolution of innovation If Wireless Innovation does its job well, it will change beyond all recognition in a couple of years. As a focal point for wireless and mobile compani...


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Intellectual property speculation While millions of people all over the world are chatting on their mobile phones, downloading music or watching streaming video on laptop computers, de...


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Real World Interface Wolfson Microelectronics has been one of Scotland's highest achievers in the electronics industry for more than 20 years. Thanks to its expertise in ...


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Analogue Conversion This may be the Digital Age but we live in an analogue world, and Scotland – like most other countries – has a shortage of people with ana...


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Let's get physical While other researchers are busy developing new applications to squeeze into wireless devices, and add more services onto the network, Steve McLaughli...


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Vertically Integrated People Behind the Victorian sandstone façade of the James Watt Building at the University of Glasgow, technicians wearing white hoods,masks and lab co...


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Fasten your seatbelts If anyone was drawing up a business plan for an organisation which aimed to become a leading player in the electronics industry, it's unlikely it wou...


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From bricks to smart dust Professor John Dunlop and his colleagues at the University of Strathclyde have been working on wireless solutions for several decades, squeezing more ...


 

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