LONDON – IPC, the industry association that looks after interests of companies involved in electronics interconnection, has released IPC-1071, a standard on printed circuit board intellectual property protection. The standard is titled Best industry practices for intellectual property protection in printed board manufacturing and it is intended to assist printed board manufacturers in the development of requirements for the protection of intellectual property (IP) for their customers in commercial, industrial, military and other high reliability markets, the IPC (Bannockburn, Ill.) said.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.