A Universal Gateway for IoT Mary E. Shacklett 7/27/2016 (1) comment For the electronics industry, IoT and initiatives like Industrie 4.0 pay off in multiple ways, but the end-to-end linkages that move the information that is needed for seamless IoT can’t happen unless diverse standards for IoT communications are reconciled.
The Impact of Change on Storage Logistics Jim O'Reilly 7/26/2016 (2) comments SATA drives in the secondary storage are in many ways the last hurrah for HDDs, and while cheaper SSDs are becoming much more reliable, their increasing capacity drastically reduces the drive count in a storage array.
Electronics Recycling Systems Not Meeting Expectations Carole Mars 7/14/2016 Post a comment The logistics of moving used devices through to their final disposition constitutes one of the single largest costs related to managing used electronics, as low commodity values for materials recovered do not cover the costs of responsible treatment.
“In Transit Visibility” Is Here – Mitigating the Hazards and Risks of Shipping Jim Hayden 7/13/2016 (1) comment The expanded Panama Canal is a highly visible advancement in supply chain infrastructure, but less visible technology such as sensors and machine learning apps are providing “in-transit visibility” of goods such as electronic products by reducing theft or damage, and knowing the condition and location of shipments with real-time information.
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