Posts posted in January 2015
Serving Up a Supply Chain History Lesson
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 1/30/2015 Post a comment
Even though we didn't call it supply chain, the activities around manufacturing electronics based products have been around for decades. A quick look at this infographic will remind you of the long and illustrious history.
Holographic Images for Healthcare
Ariella Brown 1/27/2015 Post a comment
Like a scene from a science fiction film, this new holographic technology allows doctors and surgeons to view and interact with virtual representations of organs in real-time.
Are Your Vendors Villainous or Adding Value?
Drew Smith 1/27/2015 Post a comment
Trusted partners may be The idea of labeling suppliers in logistics, operations, marketing an adversely impacting a firm through actions that expose the commodity of information through clumsy, inefficient, or obsolete safeguards.
DesignCon Revs High-Speed Engine
Rick Merritt 1/26/2015 Post a comment
DesignCon promises a smorgasbord of sessions on high-speed interconnect engineering at the chip and board levels, including a look at issues on the bleeding edge of 56 Gbits/second and beyond.
Apple Seen from Above, Inside
Rick Merritt 1/22/2015 Post a comment
Drone videographers are providing images of Apple's new headquarters under construction and an analyst released a report on the future of the A-series SoCs in its iPhones and iPads.
FeFET to Extend Moore's Law
R. Colin Johnson 1/20/2015 Post a comment
The successful prototyping of a ferroelectric gate aims to extend Moore's Law beyond the end of the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors (ITRS) circa 2028.
Conflict Minerals: A Happy New Year?
Chris Robertson 1/20/2015 (1) comment
In the United States and Europe, conflict minerals will continue to be a hot topic in 2015. As much as we agree we need to address the issue, how to get there remains subject to hot debate.
IoT Attracts a Smart Skeptic
Rick Merritt 1/19/2015 Post a comment
The Internet of Things could be smaller or come more slowly than anyone expects, said a McKinsey analyst, who warns of other surprising shifts from smartphones to China.
Smartphones for the Blind
Ariella Brown 1/16/2015 Post a comment
For the visually impaired, the empowerment offered by suitably equipped smartphones provides more than convenience -- it represents independence!
5 Principles of Supply Chain Excellence
Susan Fourtané 1/15/2015 Post a comment
Leading supply chain organizations have long talked about supply chain excellence. In the face of increasing business pressures, here are five tips that help achieve those goals in the real world.
BMW Funds Battery-less Solar Storage
R. Colin Johnson 1/14/2015 Post a comment
A solar thermal fuel polymer being perfected at MIT with money from BMW could be used to store solar photons before dusk, then release the energy as phonons that defrost car windows in the morning with more applications on the way.
IoT: Collaborate or Else, Says Samsung CEO
Junko Yoshida 1/9/2015 (6) comments
Samsung Electronics CEO BK Yoon, in his keynote at CES, made a passionate pitch to “unlock the infinite possibilities of the Internet of Things,” while suggesting that the industry fall in line behind Samsung’s leadership.
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!