IoT Goes Emotional Junko Yoshida 9/4/2015 Post a comment I came across recently a refreshing IoT pitch -- "Emotional Home." The company promoting it is Binatone. The man behind the concept is consumer GPS pioneer Kanwar Chadha.
E-waste Eludes EU’s Enforcement Efforts Junko Yoshida 9/2/2015 Post a comment Europeans recycled only 35% of electronic waste properly in 2012. The rest was either illegally dumped or traded, according to a two-year study put together by the United Nations University and INTERPOL. What has gone wrong?
9 Secrets to Being the Good Cop of Vendor Relationships Brad Knight 9/1/2015 Post a comment I was brought up to respect my elders and be polite and I have tried to maintain a courteous approach throughout my life. Sometimes, though, when I observe the relationship between purchasers and their outsourced vendors, I wonder how we can move courtesy from a perceived luxury to a must have relationship tool.
Apple Joins Pentagon Alliance to Develop Wearable Tech Rich Pell 8/31/2015 Post a comment The Pentagon has announced a Silicon Valley-based manufacturing institute and partnership with a consortium of over 160 companies, universities, and non-profit organizations to develop high-tech military wearables and ultimately "an end-to-end stretchable electronics 'ecosystem' in the U.S."
Capturing Sweet Success in S&OP Hailey Lynne McKeefry 8/28/2015 Post a comment Electronics OEMs talk a good game when it comes to sales and operations planning but implementing can be challenging. However, improvements are are both possible and profitable.
Wearable: ‘Hardware Ponzi Scheme’ Junko Yoshida 8/27/2015 (1) comment If “fitness bands are like hardware Ponzi schemes” where device suppliers must sell more and more new hardware while amusing bored users, can this be sustainable?
FarmTech: Drones Above, Robots Below Junko Yoshida 8/24/2015 Post a comment Twenty-four hour farming, autonomous tractors humping over the furrows and driverless combines harvesting at night are no longer the stuff of agro-science fiction. Agriculture today is moving toward all these innovations.
Cyber Insecurity Max Maxfield 8/19/2015 (2) comments In these uncertain times, designers have to consider security at every point in the system, because each system is only as secure as its weakest link.
Inside GlobalFoundries' Fab 8 Jessica Lipsky 8/18/2015 (1) comment We tour GlobalFoundries' Fab 8, one of the largest chip fabs in the United States, in Malta, N.Y. and a hub for innovations developed at R&D centers in Albany.
Should Altera Worry About Intel's M&A Record? Junko Yoshida 8/17/2015 Post a comment Altera’s fate after its pending acquisition by Intel is anybody’s guess. But the big worry is if Intel squashes Altera -- pushing newly acquired talent, products and technologies into oblivion as though they had never existed.
The IoT Effect on Supply Chain Visibility Logical Link 8/17/2015 Post a comment How are electronics companies cashing in on IoT to improve visibility and logistics operations? Here’s a look at some of the considerations and best practices being adopted by different parts of the electronics supply chain.
Broadcom Tackles 5 Questions on Ethernet in Cars Junko Yoshida 8/14/2015 Post a comment A Broadcom executive answers nagging questions on automotive Ethernet. They include its specific applications inside a car and if it has enough bandwidth to meet ADAS requirements. There’s also concern about Broadcom’s IP, and which car OEMs are already using Ethernet.
Wearables a Strange Fit, Says CEA Rick Merritt 8/13/2015 Post a comment Wearables represent a fast growing but highly diverse and fragmented market where winners and losers are hard to call, according to the Consumer Electronics Association.
185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EBN Dialogue / LIVE CHAT
EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!