Robin Mitchell

Robin Mitchell is an electronic engineer who has been involved in electronics since the age of 13. After completing a BEng at the University of Warwick, Robin moved into the field of online content creation, developing articles, news pieces, and projects aimed at professionals and makers alike. Currently, Robin runs a small electronics business, MitchElectronics, which produces educational kits and resources.

Could RADAR solve image privacy?

A recent announcement by Google shows that Google will use RADAR for gestures and determining to track sleep. What challenges do image-based systems face, what is Google developing

Privacy | 28-03-2021

UK and EU move to Right to Repair

Recently, the EU announced the introduction of a new Right to Repair act with the UK following the same outline. How do modern manufacturing techniques contribute to e-waste, what

26-03-2021

London to Receive £1.5m for Air Sensor Network Project

Recently, Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Mayor of London announced a joint venture which will see £1.5m invested in creating an air quality sensor network. What challenges does a

25-03-2021

Samsung Starts Development on Chips for Google’s Self-Driving Company

Recently, Samsung has begun development on producing core semiconductor products for Waymo. Who is Waymo, what is Samsung developing, and how will Google’s technology work? Samsung

25-03-2021

US Regulators Single Out Tesla, and Tesla Testing New Auto-Driving Features

Recently, US regulators have been singling out Tesla when requesting tighter rules on autonomous driving systems. What levels of autonomous driving are there, what challenges does

22-03-2021

Samsung asks Texas for a big deal – They should take it!

Recently, Samsung has been reported as sending an “ultimatum-like” deal to the state of Texas for its next semiconductor production facility. What challenges has the semiconductor

21-03-2021

Fujitsu & Kyoto University Create AI DNA Disorder Detection System

Recently, Fujitsu and Kyoto University developed a system that uses AI to detect genetic disorders in DNA samples. What challenges does sequencing DNA present, what has Fujitsu dev

20-03-2021

Researchers Deploy Motion Tracking to 3D Printer to Allow for Printing of Sensors Onto Organs

Researchers have recently combined motion tracking technology with a 3D printer to create a printer then print onto moving body parts. What advantages do printable sensors provide,

18-03-2021

IMEC Demonstrates Buried Power Rails in FinFET CMOS

Recently, IMEC announced functioning devices using a new technique of burying power rails below active devices. What is a buried power rail, what did IMEC demonstrate, and why are

17-03-2021