The Innovation Experts
6. Disrupting the status quo with portable test and measurement tools

6. Disrupting the status quo with portable test and measurement tools

November 6, 2021

The final episode of the first series highlights a range of key applications to showcase how new approaches in the development of test equipment have disrupted the industry status quo. Justin Sheard, a Senior Engineer and Industrial Imaging Specialist at Fluke, provides an overview of Fluke’s rugged and easy to use handheld instruments which meet the portability requirements of the modern engineer.

5. SMUs: The all-in-one test tool of the future?

5. SMUs: The all-in-one test tool of the future?

October 14, 2021

The fifth episode of The Innovation Experts, a global podcast from Farnell, element14 and Newark, provides an introduction to Source Measurement Units (SMUs) and how this critical piece of equipment can be used to provide fast, precise, high-resolution and safe DC characterisation of electronic components. Philipp Weigell, Director of Product Management for Power Products, Meters, Sources and Audio Analysers at Rohde & Schwarz shares insights on the innovative technology within SMUs that enables accurate measurement of even the smallest leakage currents to be found in diodes and the applications which present the biggest challenges.

4. The buyer’s guide to test and measurement equipment

4. The buyer’s guide to test and measurement equipment

September 27, 2021
Mike Hoffman, Product Manager for Keysight Technology’s mid-level range of oscilloscopes, will be featured in the fourth episode of The Innovation Experts, a series of global podcasts from Farnell, element14 and Newark. This episode will focus on what functions and features really matter when purchasing test equipment today, with practical tips to help buyers differentiate between low-cost and high-end instruments. With reference to Keysight’s wide range of products, Mike discusses how test equipment is evolving to support customers’ cutting-edge technology requirements now and in the future.
3. The importance of battery testing and design

3. The importance of battery testing and design

September 13, 2021

Episode three of The Innovation Experts, a global podcast from Farnell, element14 and Newark, takes an exclusive look into how leading test manufacturer Hioki designs innovative tools and equipment for battery design. Kai Scharrmann, Engineer and Business Development Manager at Hioki, discusses how this cutting-edge technology is used to help measure the efficiency of electric cars and other critical applications. The trends and challenges to be found in battery technology and testing is also addressed along with insights on how Hioki’s other high-tech products enable innovative customer successes.

2. Fast-tracking innovation: Emerging measurement trends and techniques

2. Fast-tracking innovation: Emerging measurement trends and techniques

August 18, 2021

As Tektronix and Keithley celebrate their 75th anniversary, the second episode of The Innovation Experts, a global podcast from Farnell, element14 and Newark, provides a brief historical perspective about how both companies have helped drive innovation in some of the world’s leading industries. Brad Odhner, Technical Marketing Manager for Tektronix and Keithley focuses on how test and measurement equipment is accelerating innovation by helping engineers overcome present and future challenges.

1. Test equipment drives hybrid working and remote learning

1. Test equipment drives hybrid working and remote learning

July 27, 2021

The debut episode of the series focuses on how Pico Technology’s PC-based oscilloscopes and RF testing products have enabled hybrid working and new ways of remote learning throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Mike Purday, Business Development Manager from Pico Technology, joins Farnell’s Global Head of Technical Marketing and electrical engineer Cliff Ortmeyer, to discuss the capabilities and impact of using low-cost PC-based scopes through to high-performance products for a range of innovative – and unexpected – applications, from tattoo removal to monitoring the temperature of penguin eggs.

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