HARTING Unveils New Tools at EDS 2015

Las Vegas, Nev. – HARTING, the global technology leader in industrial and device connectivity, unveiled a series of new educational tools – including HARTING U – at EDS 2015 that will make it easier and faster for engineers to determine the right solution for their applications. HARTING U was the headliner at HARTING’s annual EDS…

Facial Recognition Market to Reach $2.2B by 2020

Albany, N.Y.  – According to a new market research report “ Facial Recognition Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 – 2020,” published by Transparency Market Research, the global market for facial recognition is forecast to reach USD 2.19 billion by 2019. The market is driven by increased demand for surveillance systems…

MEMS Industry Group Forms TSensors Division

Pittsburgh, Pa. — MEMS Industry Group® (MIG), the trade association advancing micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and sensors across global markets, today announced the creation of a new TSensors division headed by TSensors Summit, Inc. Founder Dr. Janusz Bryzek. MIG’s new division will extend TSensors Summit’s visionary efforts to accelerate a world in which everyone has access to “Abundance” — food, safe water,…

Semiconductor Makers Place Big Bets on the IoT Despite Challenges

Despite the challenges ahead, the semiconductor industry considers the Internet of Things (IoT) to be one of the three biggest growth drivers in the upcoming years, according to a joint study conducted by McKinsey & Company and the Global Semiconductor Alliance.  However, this means semiconductor companies may have to rethink their traditional business models, according…

Manufacturers Can Use Data to Increase Efficiency

In spite of all the headway that manufacturers have made regarding efficiency, the industry still has some untapped resources. A majority of manufacturers in the aerospace, automotive, electronics and machinery industries are aware of the potential technology has in increasing asset efficiency, a global study found, but only 15 percent have implemented dedicated strategies toward that end.…

Component Distributors Unfazed by Amazon.com

The electronics companies most likely to be affected by Amazon.com/business  — catalog distributors — are not particularly worried about the e-commerce giant’s foray into the b2b components market.  Catalog distributors – and electronics distributors in general –have a number of attributes that provide them a competitive advantage in the high-tech industry. “There are distinct complexities…

Cypress Semiconductor Makes Bid for ISSI

San Jose, Calif. — Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today announced that it had sent the following letter to the Board of Directors of Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. May 13, 2015 Jimmy S.M. Lee Executive Chairman Scott D. Howarth President and Chief Executive Officer Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. 1623 Buckeye Drive Milpitas, California 95035 Messrs. Lee and…