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Publication Date: 05/1/2011

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Giving UAVs High Power, Wide Bandwidth

In the late 1950s, the U.S. Air Force began planning critical missions for reconnaissance without putting military personnel in the line of fire. That marked the beginning of the era of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Today, the Air Force has a fleet of 250 UAVs, with USAF Chief of ...
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IPC Back to Schaumburg, ATE to McCormick

Chicago, IL — In a move that is sure to cause confusion, disharmony, cancellations, and undue cost overruns, Canon Communications has decided to move its multi-headed Midwest extravaganza from Rosemont's Stephens Convention Center to Chicago's McCormick Place for the September 2011 event. This ...Read More
NIST: Smart Grid Standard Gets Closer

Gaithersburg, MD — Is a "smart" electric grid finally going to become a reality? It's beginning to look that way, since the governing board of the public-private Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) has voted in favor of a new standard and a set of guidelines — standards that have been much needed and ...Read More

SEMICON Europa Opens Tomorrow in Grenoble, France
GRENOBLE, FRANCE - SEMICON Europa will open its doors tomorrow, showcasing the latest product, tools, and technologies for advanced microelectronics manufacturing. Co-located with the IoT Planet exhibition at the Alpexpo in Grenoble, France, SEMICON Europa features more than 400 international exhibitors representing all segments and sectors of the semiconductor supply chain. SEMICON Europa 2016 will run from 25-27 October.

World PCB Production in 2015 Estimated at $58.6 Billion
BANNOCKBURN, IL - The world market for printed circuit boards (PCBs) reached an estimated $58.6 billion in value in 2015 according to IPC’s  World PCB Production Report for the Year 2015. This represents a nominal decrease of 2.7 percent from 2014, but factoring out the effects of exchange rate fluctuations, the growth of PCB output was actually up 2.0 percent in real terms.

Session 4 of IPC & SMTA's Conference to Focus on Ultra-Thin or Nanocoatings
ROSEMONT, IL - Industry-leading associations IPC and SMTA jointly announce the High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference, scheduled to take place October 25-27, 2016 at Hyatt Rosemont, Rosemont, Illinois. The conference is focused on best practices for designing, cleaning and coating highly dense electronic assemblies to assure reliability in today’s mobile society.

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