Digi-Key Goes Global with Supply Chain Support

Digi-Key Corp. is intensifying engagement with small to medium-size OEMs by expanding globally a range of programs it has instituted to support customers demanding supply chain management activities. The component distributor says the supply chain functions are complementary to the design chain services it is reputed for, noting these will remain at the core of…

IoT Hinges on Collaboration

The electronics industry understands that developing and deploying IoT devices and services does not happen in a vacuum. The challenges are enormous. Put simply – the value chain consists of taking what used to be individual devices and appliances, adding intelligence, and then connecting these (potentially) billions of devices over the Internet where the data…

Wearable Sensors to Grow 45.2% Through 2020

The burgeoning wearable electronics market would likely not exist if it weren’t for wearable sensors. The global wearable sensors market was valued at $70 million in 2014, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 45.2% from 2014 to 2020, according to a recent report. Wearable sensors are one of the most important components…

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…