Sally Ward-Foxton is Associate Editor of Electronic Design Europe. Her beat covers all areas of the European electronics industry, but she has a particular interest in wireless communications and displays technology. She was previously Features Editor of Components in Electronics magazine and has also worked as a PR Account Director. Based in London, Sally holds a Masters' Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Cambridge, UK.

Posts by Sally Ward-Foxton

Five companies to look out for at Embedded World 2014

in Crosstalk Feb 18, 2014
Are you planning on visiting the Embedded World show in Nuremberg, Germany next week? Here are my top five picks of companies to make a beeline for....

What do you get if you cross an oscilloscope with a power analyser?

in Crosstalk Jan 21, 2014
Yokogowa's trying to get the best of both worlds by combining scope functionality with power analyser accuracy....

PCIM 2013: Solid state battery is fully implantable

in Crosstalk May 20, 2013
Probably the number one most interesting thing I saw at the PCIM show in Nuremberg, Germany last week wasn’t an IGBT, or even a MOSFET. It was a......

Applied MCU technology for consumers...of beer!

in Crosstalk Apr 19, 2013
Over at Energy Micro in Nydalen, Norway, they like a cold beer. So much so, that they're using one of their Gecko MCU development kits to tell them......

First GaN-on-Silicon LEDs commercially available

in Crosstalk Apr 09, 2013
In a world-first, Plessey is sampling GaN-on-silicon LEDs built on 6” wafers from its MAGIC (Manufactured on GaN I/C) line in Plymouth, UK....

Top 5 interesting things I saw at Embedded World

in Crosstalk Mar 08, 2013
Here’s a quick roundup of five of the most interesting things I saw or heard about at Embedded World last week in Nuremberg, Germany....

Distributor figures: UK components market will be ‘flat to improving’ in 2013

in Crosstalk Jan 17, 2013
AFDEC's analysis suggests 2012 was worse than they anticipated, while 2013 will be 'flat to improving'. Meanwhile, the UK distribution sector is......

Tamper-proofing the smart grid

in Crosstalk Oct 24, 2012
Introducing smart meters is making the electricity grid increasingly electronic, which saves time and money for utilities since they don’t have to......

New safety standard to be mandatory for all power supplies manufactured in China

in Crosstalk Aug 16, 2012
Chinese Safety Standard GB 4943.1-2011, which according to industry sources is similar to UL 60950-2007, mandates strict rules for creepage and......

Renesas restructure moves focus firmly out of Japan

in Crosstalk Jul 13, 2012
As part of a major restructuring process, Renesas will streamline its production facilities in Japan as well as moving product focus away from the......