Posts posted in January 2017
MRAM Gains More Steam
Dylan McGrath 1/30/2017 Post a comment
Spin Transfer Technologies' delivery of functional MRAM samples is one more indication of emerging memory technology's momentum.
Are You Prepared for HS 2017 Reform?
Preston Barton 1/30/2017 Post a comment
HS 2017 is critical for ensuring customs rules are properly followed, improving the flow of goods internationally, facilitating better trade communication, and confirming that proper duties and taxes are remitted at the national level.
Intel Cautious on PC Consumption
Dylan McGrath 1/27/2017 Post a comment
Intel Corp. reported fourth quarter 2016 revenue and profit that beat analysts’ expectations on sales growth in computing, data center chips and Internet of Things (IoT) chips.
NHTSA Lets Tesla Off The Hook
Junko Yoshida 1/20/2017 Post a comment
The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) concluded a months-long investigation of a fatal crash in Florida last May, and reported Thursday that the agency found no defects in Tesla’s Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) and Autopilot systems.
Know the Science Behind Effective Packaging
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 1/20/2017 (1) comment
In addition to protecting the product from damage and external environmental factors during shipping and storage, the packaging must be attractive. Neurodesign helps figure out how to optimize packaging impact.
Trump Threatens to Dismantle Trade Agreements
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 1/19/2017 Post a comment
In the wake of a new presidential administration, electronics OEMs, distributors, and component makers are questioning how President Elect Trump will move forward with threats to withdraw America from its trade
DoD Policy Takes Aim at Counterfeit Electronics
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 1/18/2017 (1) comment
The Defense Acquisition Regulation Supplement final rule puts new guidelines in place for a DoD procurement practices to limit the risk of counterfeit parts getting integrated into critical military systems.
ARM Exec Dizzy for Open-Source Twizy
Junko Yoshida 1/11/2017 Post a comment
At this year’s CES, ARM brought Renault’s Twizy to its booth, typically full of mobile devices. Calling Twizy “the world’s first OEM open-source vehicle,” ARM said Renault is seeing a wave of open-source hardware and software developments.
Bosch Dev Kit to Ease IoT
R. Colin Johnson 1/9/2017 Post a comment
Bosch Sensortec aims to maintain its current lead by integrating its microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and other sensors into every IoT device under the sun.
How the Internet of Things Enables the Circular Economy
Pablo Valerio 1/9/2017 Post a comment
IoT, using intelligent assets, can help develop products faster. The idea is reusing materials, and making money charging per use of things such as appliances, instead of selling them. That way manufacturers can make more durable products, and reuse their components at the end of their life cycle.
Toyota Exec on Robo-Cars: ‘Not Even Close’
The Sanity Clause 1/6/2017 Post a comment
Although honesty in corporate presentations at the CES is typically not treated as the best policy, Gil Pratt, Toyota Research Institute CEO, bucked that trend and leveled with his audience here about the real future of autonomous cars.
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