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Amazon Echo & How It Resonates
Junko Yoshida  
9/22/2016   Post a comment
Amazon’s Echo-like smart speakers are on the rise. The voice interface is emerging as one of the most natural interface to control IoT devices. Analysts expect the voice interface in home automation hubs, TVs, set-top boxes, HVAC/environmental control hubs and more.
Leveraging SAP for a Complex Global Supply Chain
Josh Roffman  
9/22/2016   Post a comment
Allowing organizations to drive all of their business processes through SAP means that companies are better able to meet their global operations and supply chain requirements.
Robo-Car's Safety Challenges DoT
Junko Yoshida  
9/21/2016   Post a comment
The federal policy places self-driving cars directly under the purview of federal regulators. Stripped from the privilege of “self-certifying” their vehicles, carmakers will need “pre-market approval” from the DoT. The key question, however, is testing of AI cars’ safety.
7 Ways 3D Printing Adds New Dimensions to EMS & Supply Chain
Akhil Oltikar  
9/21/2016   Post a comment
Here are a few of the ways 3D printing is impacting the electronic supply chain.
Biometrics Upgrade to AirPod-like Earbuds
R. Colin Johnson  
9/19/2016   (1) comment
Valencell Inc's PerformTek biometric measurement module adds biometric sensing function to accelerometer-equipped wireless earbuds.
Wearable Scanners Aid Work Automation and Mobility to Boost Business Efficiency
Latest Research  
9/16/2016   Post a comment
ABI Research Forecasts Enterprise Wearable Scanner Shipments to Near 22 Million by 2021
GigPeak Announces Record Quarter Shipment of ICs for Data Center Applications, and Sampling of SR and LR PAM4 IC Chipsets
EBN Newswire  
9/15/2016   Post a comment
Substantially increased volume orders for 40Gbps QSFP+ drivers and TIAs through the balance of fiscal 2016; initial shipments of 100 Gbps SFP28 and QSFP28 drivers, TIAs and CDRs, and sampling of 200G SR and LR PAM4 IC Chipsets
Wilson Electronics Debuts New Cellular Signal Booster System With Efficient Dual-Booster Design
EBN Newswire  
9/15/2016   Post a comment
With the Addition of an Inline Booster, Customers Will Experience Maximum Coverage With No Loss to System Performance in Offices and Buildings
Touch Standard Rides I3C Link
Rick Merritt  
9/15/2016   Post a comment
MIPI aims to replace proprietary interfaces
Avnet Government Solutions Adds Data and Information Software Solutions from Commvault to its GSA Schedule
EBN Newswire  
9/15/2016   Post a comment
Avnet's proven technology and federal government expertise will help partners capitalize on high-growth data management spending opportunities in the U.S. public sector
Display Solutions for the Mid-Volume OEMs...Your Way
Keith Mitnik  
9/14/2016   Post a comment
Customized displays don't need to be a complicated and expensive choice for designers and procurement professionals.
New LED Surge Protection Module Offers Lowest Measured Limiting Voltage Available in a 20kA Maximum Current Surge Rated SPD
EBN Newswire  
9/14/2016   Post a comment
Low surge let-through reduces driver failure to minimize luminaire damage
MLCCs: Not Your Grandfather's Capacitors
Ron Demcko  
9/13/2016   Post a comment
Multilayer ceramic capacitor are considered basic technology, cheap and plentiful. Big shifts, though, have been made to improve the size, capabilities and cost.
Birst Customer Citrix Systems Named a Finalist in 2016 SuperNova Awards by Constellation Research
EBN Newswire  
9/13/2016   Post a comment
Recognized in Matrix Commerce Category for Disruptive Technology Leadership
Chip Process War Heats Up
Rick Merritt  
9/13/2016   Post a comment
Samsung and China are the wild cards
Optomec Launches New Line of Low-Cost, High-Value 3D Printed Metal Machine Tools
EBN Newswire  
9/12/2016   Post a comment
New Product Line Accelerates Industrial Adoption of Metal Additive Manufacturing
Custom Magnetics: What Are They & When Do You Need Them?
Tim Shafer  
9/12/2016   Post a comment
For electronics designers, it's important to know what custom magnetics are, how to determine if they are needed, and how to engage with a custom magnetics supplier.
project44 Raises $10.5M in Series A to Bring Real-Time Visibility to the Supply Chain via APIs
EBN Newswire  
9/12/2016   Post a comment
New funding from Emergence Capital and Chicago Ventures will allow for further product growth
Unitron Selects MaxLinear for New Satellite-to-IP Server and Satellite Headend Module
EBN Newswire  
9/9/2016   Post a comment
Johansson Model 5400 SAT>IP Server and Model 5500 ProFlex headend module both based on MaxLinear’s MxL584 quad-input satellite receiver
Supply Chain Graduate Degrees: Make the Most of Education
Puga Sankara  
9/9/2016   (2) comments
Young supply chain professional need to develop career plans to ensure getting the most out of a Graduate Degree.
Owl Computing Technologies Granted Patent for World's Smallest Data Diode Cybersecurity Technology
EBN Newswire  
9/9/2016   Post a comment
Potential for miniature Data Diode to be used in vehicles and medical devices
Samsung Extends Printer Offerings with Amazon Dash Replenishment
EBN Newswire  
9/8/2016   Post a comment
Service is Now Available for 12 Samsung Printer Models, Providing Fast and Easy Toner Replacement Directly to Your Door
Apple Debuts Three Custom Chips
Rick Merritt  
9/8/2016   Post a comment
AirPods' W1 is company’s first wireless SoC
Toshiba Introduces New Automotive N-ch Power MOSFET
EBN Newswire  
9/8/2016   Post a comment
Features Ultra-Low On-Resistance, Low Voltage Drive for Increased Power Efficiencies
OEM Servers Featuring Aptio® V UEFI Firmware Support for Diablo Technologies' Memory1™ Module Shipping Now
EBN Newswire  
9/7/2016   Post a comment
Aptio V for Memory1 to support 3rd and 4th generation Intel® Xeon® server processors
JDA Powers the Always-on Supply Chain with Latest JDA Manufacturing Planning Release
EBN Newswire  
9/7/2016   Post a comment
New release of JDA Manufacturing Planning powers always-on synchronization and execution, in-memory workflows, prescriptive analytics, and real-time collaboration to better manage complex supply chains
Materials Emerge to Support Industrial 3D Printing
Pablo Valerio  
9/7/2016   Post a comment
When 3D printers are able to use a wide range of different materials, endless possibilities will emerge.
NI Lowers Semiconductor Test Cost With RF Measurement Enhancements for the STS
EBN Newswire  
9/6/2016   Post a comment
High-power RF ports expand the capability of the STS for the latest RF front-end modules
Non-Volatile Memories Morph Industry Collaboration
Gary Hilson  
9/6/2016   Post a comment
Emerging technologies benefit from early interaction with customers, particularly new paradigms such as NVMe
Verizon Wireless Certifies Altair's Chipsets for Voice Over LTE (VoLTE)
EBN Newswire  
9/6/2016   Post a comment
VoLTE certification enables toll quality voice services to be delivered over Verizon's nationwide network
World’s First LTE Cat M1/NB1 Chip to be Demonstrated Live by Sequans at CTIA’s Super Mobility Week
EBN Newswire  
9/6/2016   Post a comment
Sequans on track to deliver the first commercially available LTE Cat M1/NB1 chip for network deployments beginning in Q4
Robots Tackle Mundane Supply Chain Tasks
Rich Quinnell  
9/5/2016   (1) comment
in the supply chain, the idea of a robot taking over a manual computer task initially seems ludicrous. However, software robot can save time and money.
PrismTech Webcast to explain Applicability of DDS to Industrie 4.0 and IIC Reference Architectures
EBN Newswire  
9/2/2016   Post a comment
Registration underway for free hour-long online presentation on September 7
Axis and Canon Announce Change of Global Sales and Marketing Framework for Network Video Portfolio
EBN Newswire  
9/1/2016   Post a comment
Axis Communications and Canon, Inc. announced today an agreement under which the two companies would change their sales and marketing efforts in major regional markets worldwide. In Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and North America, Axis will assume responsibility for the marketing and sales of Canon’s entire network video product portfolio, starting in EMEA on September 1 and in North America on October 1.
TP-Link Unveils Grand Vision for IoT with New Neffos Smartphone Brand
EBN Newswire  
9/1/2016   Post a comment
Neffos X Series Smartphones Debuts IFA to Complete Smart Home Ecosystem
Sigma and Telechips Collaborate on Next Generation Set-Top Box Chips
EBN Newswire  
9/1/2016   Post a comment
Companies Launch SMP8980, World's First Set-Top Box Chips With Full HDR Support
Building a Business Case for Using a Third Party to Implement & Manage a B2Bi Program
Peter Edlund  
9/1/2016   Post a comment
When selecting a third party to manage your electronic transactions, there are a number of things you should keep in mind.
Donald Trump for President: Technologists Say "Absolutely Not"
Apek Mulay  
9/1/2016   (1) comment
Technology sector leaders have spoken out against Donald Trump as a presidential candidate. However, they have failed to address a number of economic realities.
HyperWorks Latest Functionalities Provide Complete Solution for Aerospace
EBN Newswire  
8/31/2016   Post a comment
From CAD to Certification, new features provide consummate framework
Fujitsu Semiconductor and Mie Fujitsu Semiconductor License Nantero’s NRAM And Have Begun Developing Breakthrough Memory Products for Multiple Markets
EBN Newswire  
8/31/2016   Post a comment
Agreement covers joint development and licensing of ultrafast, ultrahigh-density NRAM, non-volatile RAM using carbon nanotubes
Trinity Bridge Digital Introduces 1st Damage Screening App
EBN Newswire  
8/31/2016   Post a comment
Mobile materials technology improves oil & gas equipment reliability and workplace productivity
The Industrial Internet Consortium announces steering committee election results
EBN Newswire  
8/30/2016   Post a comment
Representatives from ABB, Fujitsu, MITRE, and RTI elected by the membership
6 Measurable Ways Equipment Maintenance Training Benefits Your Factory
Terry Wahlgren  
8/30/2016   Post a comment
For many manufacturers, equipment techs are the unsung heroes that keep factories running and producing high quality products week after week. To succeed, these workers need good training.
Alliance Seeks to Boost Indoor LTE
Rich Quinnell  
8/30/2016   (1) comment
Is It Time to Say Goodbye to EDI?
Logical Link  
8/29/2016   Post a comment
EDI and APIs These issues will continue to remain complex as “bring your own device” and device managed inventory (DMI) strategies meld with B2B data swapping, cloud-based services, automated purchase order generation and inventory replenishment
End-to-End IoT Security Simplified
Rich Quinnell  
8/29/2016   (2) comments
Make vs. Buy: Weighing the Cost of the Conveyor
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
8/26/2016   Post a comment
There's no single right answer when a manufacturer starts to decide whether to make or buy its conveyor system. The only real answer is "It depends."
Canadian company collaborates with Corning to improve screen protection
Gary Hilson  
8/18/2016   Post a comment
Phantom Glass has stayed small and nurtured its own manufacturing to stay nimble and responsive to a global market
Can Virtualization Be Used to Prevent Life-Threatening IoT Attacks?
Art Swift  
8/16/2016   Post a comment
Open Source Hypervisor for IoT Security Stops Lateral Movement
Automotive Security Resides in the Supply Chain
Gary Hilson  
8/15/2016   Post a comment
Intel and others are looking to foster collaboration to build more resilient platforms for automotive systems as hacked vehicles become a more frequent occurrence
PCB and EMS Growth Was Solid in June
Gary Hilson  
8/12/2016   Post a comment
Semiconductor shipments continued to show signs of recovery, although year-on-year sales growth remains negative
Is There Really an Internet of Things?
Jim O'Reilly  
8/11/2016   (3) comments
The problem, across the whole of IoT, is proving sufficient benefit, a pressing need and economic viability.
Optimal+ Expands Into Electronics Manufacturing
Gary Hilson  
8/2/2016   Post a comment
Analytics company extends capabilities to enables collection, detection and action using semiconductor-electronics ecosystem data for greater visibility into supply chains
Physical Internet Logistics Revolution May Not Be PI In The Sky
Eric Carlson  
7/29/2016   Post a comment
A new type of modular container is the catalyst to make the physical Internet possible.
Countering Counterfeits with SHIELD’s Dialet Solution
Ariella Brown  
7/28/2016   Post a comment
The electronic supply chain is plagued by counterfeit parts, and even the US military is not immune. That’s why the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) launched the SHIELD program.
Birst Update Supports Digital Supply Chain
Gary Hilson  
7/28/2016   Post a comment
Business intelligence platform provides centralized governance
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.
New technology responds to rising demand for flexible displays
Gary Hilson  
7/25/2016   (1) comment
SuPR-NaP technique enables easy and rapid production of ultrafine electronic circuits over a large-area substrate, essentially, creating a very flat yet bendable surface
Why Apple's Patent Fight With Baili Should Serve As A Wake-Up Call
Laurie Sullivan  
7/20/2016   (3) comments
Many electronic component supply chains remain unprotected, so companies must put extra security in place to protect designs of components and finished goods.
Embedded software creates new challenges for electronics products
Mary E. Shacklett  
7/18/2016   Post a comment
Embedded software adds functionality and automation to electronic products—but this can often come at the cost of quality assurance, safety and security.
Understanding the Need for Internet of Things Security Standards
George Japak  
7/15/2016   Post a comment
The best practice for secure IoT is to implement a supply chain risk management program as well as adhere to a company-wide software development life cycle process
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.
The automated warehouse: Who’s driving anyway?
Frank Cavallaro  
7/12/2016   Post a comment
The evolution of driverless robotic vehicles continues unabated, but what will it take for them to overtake certain warehouse tasks?
Automotive Memory: Still a Niche Market?
Gary Hilson  
7/12/2016   Post a comment
Micron’s latest SLC NAND is aimed at embedded application uses including connected cars, but although automotive is sexy, as a memory segment it’s never going to be that large: it comes down to the volume of vehicles built every year.
Putting IoT into production
Ariella Brown  
7/11/2016   Post a comment
IoT’s boost to productivity at Fujitsu pulls together all the pieces of the production puzzle to improve the whole, which is greater than the sum of its parts.
Co-Robots Tend 3-D Printers
R. Colin Johnson  
7/6/2016   Post a comment
U.S. Manufacturing Moving Home
Is DHL's Parcelcopter The Future of Logistics?
Susan Fourtané  
7/6/2016   (2) comments
DHL completes autonomous parcelcopter 3.0 cross-country flights implemented under challenging conditions and reveals it outperforms a car, opening a new door in the future of the logistics delivery chain.
Building a Maker Nation with a 3D Carver in Every School
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
6/20/2016   (1) comment
To get the well trained professionals we need, we need to get kids involved and interested in science, technology and math early. One tech company is taking that mandate seriously.
3 Ways 3D Printing Saves Energy for OEMs
Ariella Brown  
6/16/2016   (1) comment
3D printing itself can result in less energy expended over the supply chain.
Barcelona to Host First Industrial 3D Printing Congress
Pablo Valerio  
6/16/2016   Post a comment
Barcelona will be hosting a 3D printing event that will explore the potential of the technology.
Supply Chain Risk Mitigation Strategies: Reminders from Japan
Lisa Ann Cairns  
6/15/2016   Post a comment
The recent Japan disaster highlights ongoing issues of visibility into sub-tiers of the global electronics supply chain, there are new solutions available leveraging data sharing and supply chain mapping.
The Future of the Auto: Connected, Autonomous & Electric
Pablo Valerio  
6/14/2016   Post a comment
The race to autonomous vehicles is on and everyone agrees the future is on 100% electric vehicles. The supply chain will need to adapt.




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