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.

Bionic eye technology continues to advance

Of all senses that can be lost, blindness is arguably one of the worse due to life being dependent on vision. Why is curing blindness so difficult, what is the Phoenix 99, and why


How the Apple M2 demonstrates the success of SoM and custom silicon

The release of the Apple M1 took the world by storm, and since then, it has demonstrated that custom silicon-based on ARM cores can compete with mainstream CPU technologies. What m


As transistor technology plateaus, will the repair industry become more important?

The rising demands for repair rights amongst customers combined with the semiconductor shortage bring to light the many advantages of repairing electronics instead of replacing the

Environment | 23-02-2022

Government looks to defend sensors against laser attacks

Recently, the government announced that it will be looking to increase the protection of military sensors against laser attacks with trials to determine how vulnerable they current


Using Conductive Polymer Composites to Build Soft Electronics

Soft electronics are gathering a lot of interest in the medical sector. The inherent ‘soft’ nature of these electronic systems means that they can often withstand various mechanica


EU announces €43bn plan to push for semiconductor independence

To move away from Asian dependence, the EU has announced a €43 billion plan to boost EU-made semiconductors. Why are countries around the world turning their backs on Asia, what wi

Semiconductors | 21-02-2022

Why it is important to specify key details in products for consumers

Smoke alarms are incredibly important for safety, but they come in a variety of different technologies, and customers may not be fully aware of which type to get. How do different


40 Starlink satellites may fail due to geomagnetic storms

Recently, a geomagnetic storm has caused the Earth’s atmosphere to expand and increase the drag on spacecraft in low-earth orbit and may have sentenced 40 Starlink satellites to de


Nanowires under tension increase electron mobility – A solution for faster transistors?

Researchers have discovered that nanowire structures under tension exhibit increased electron mobility. What challenges do modern transistors present, what did the researchers disc