- Great Dunmow, Essex
This High Voltage Engineer will provide design leadership for high voltage cable assemblies up to one megavolt.
- Recruiter: Essex X-Ray & Medical Equipment
- London (Greater)
- £25,000 - £30,000 starting salary, inclusive of on-target commissions.
Precision Microdrives (PMD) is a fast growing technology company that designs, produces and trades miniature electro-mechanical mechanisms
- Recruiter: Precision Microdrives
- Uppsala (Stad) (SE)
The Swedish Institute of Space Institute (IRF) in Uppsala search for an analogue electronics engineer.
- Recruiter: Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF)
- Southampton, Hampshire
- £45,271 to £49,207 per annum
Responsible for technical oversight and project management of internally and externally funded innovation centre projects.
- Recruiter: National Oceanographic Centre
- Cumbernauld, Glasgow
- Grade: 6/7* £26,537 - £37,768*
Work as part of a growing dynamic team on a wide range of technical projects with particular emphasis on experimental validation and testing
- Recruiter: University of Strathclyde
- Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Mott MacDonald's highly successful Water and Environment Unit is recruiting an electrical engineer....
- Recruiter: Mott MacDonald
- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Mott MacDonald's highly successful water business continues to win and deliver a fantastic amount of work....
- Recruiter: Mott MacDonald
- York, North Yorkshire
Senior electronics engineer to work as part of a team developing an MEG imaging system; working with the engineering team and external contractors.
- Recruiter: York Instruments
Responsible for giving product presentations to the customer describing how Intel products provide the optimum solution to their application.
- Recruiter: Intel
We’re looking for a qualified engineer with experience of computer programming for engineering systems and instrumentation.
- Recruiter: Bank of England
Smartphone sales driving business tech investment
Apple iPhone 4 and Samsung Galaxy S smartphones
High-tech mobile devices have sky-rocketed in sales and usages in recent years and people and businesses are now looking into smartphone investment.
World-leading technology analyst and reviewer Gartner have released new figures which show smartphone sales have increased by 46.9 per cent. This growth was seen in the third quarter of the 2012 financial year, a comparative advance from the same period last year.
Overall mobile phones sales dropped by 3.1 per cent over the same period, showing a significant hike in smartphones as businesses embrace the technology.
Gartner’s research suggests a number of positive signs for the industry, even after taking fall in phone sales into consideration.
With 169.2 million sales of smartphone devices in the third quarter, smartphones are driving the industry. This demonstrates a continuation in the trend which started some time ago.
The smartphone market is currently dominated by Apple and Samsung. A principal research analyst at Gartner has stated: "Both vendors together controlled 46.5 per cent of the smartphone market, leaving a handful of vendors fighting over a distant third spot."
The market is currently so volatile that major mobile phone manufacturer Nokia slipped from number three to number seven in the list of smartphone providers in the space of three months. Research In Motion and HTC have shown progress, rising to third and fourth respectively.
As people are now highly keen to invest in a new smartphone, this time could be a great opportunity to allow firms to splash out on new headsets. This investment could take advantage of the latest VoIP solutions.
VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) will enable employees to make cheap calls from any location in which broadband connections are available. It is a highly efficient technology and will boost productivity, while operators will be able to tailor the services to the demands of their users.
With this shrewd investment it will mean that the business world will be able to raise efficiency and productivity.
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