For me nothing bridges the gap between the present and the future more than electric flight. I’ve spent my whole career in the electronics industry and this sector captures my imagination more than any other. These are particularly exciting times for the aerospace industry because, not only is interest in electric flight on fast charge but, with developments in AI, there’s also talk of pilotless flight. Here are some sector updates that have caught my attention in the past few months…
British people have a reputation for their quirky sense of humour; while technical folk are known for developing their own brand of amusements. So how would you expect an office full of smart, British technical people to celebrate Christmas? Well, the Bristol Christmas Challenge must be seen to be believed – and perhaps I can inspire you if you need to come up with a festive party game!
Tom Lucas joined Zuken in 1997 and has been challenged in a variety of roles and rewarded with promotion opportunity. Today he is part of a small but mighty team of three specializing in PCB routing research, and is based in the Zuken Technology Centre in Bristol, UK.
Mark Rapson joined Zuken in 2014 as a new graduate and has since been promoted twice. Today he is part of a seven-strong team developing a completely new PCB design tool, based in the Zuken Technology Centre in Bristol, UK.
More often than not, our customers are less interested in the core functionality of the software than the goals and objectives they need to achieve when using it. These are usually product development projects with deadlines, cost and performance targets, alongside project management and coordination efforts.
Several years ago, automotive supplier EFA France realised they were expanding at a rate beyond which their current electrical design setup could manage. With plans to increase their global turnover, while maintaining the high level of quality in their products that had caused their business to prosper in the first place, they needed a new solution.