CMOS Image Sensors Deliver High Growth

The CMOS image sensor market is on track to grow 15 percent in 2015, reaching $10.1 billion, after a strong increase of 19 percent in 2014, according to IC Insights. This is after only four percent growth in 2013 due to price erosion and inventory corrections in the camera phone market, said the market researcher.…

Mexico Leads Latin American Electronics Production

As electronics vendors continue to scout for the best locations to expand their production operations or open new facilities a new study shows that Mexico will continue to lead electronic manufacturing growth in Latin America through 2016. The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Foundation’s biannual report examines the latest trends in Latin America’s…

A Peek Inside a Buyer’s Toolkit

Buyers have a host of tools at their disposal to help them do their jobs better and faster. These electronics components inventory search and/or data aggregator websites have one thing in common – delivering parts data that range from supply chain information including lead times, pricing, lifecycle/obsolescence information, and environmental compliance data;  to technical specifications…

Materials Improvement Will Aid OLED Growth

One of the issues holding widespread OLED – organic light emitting diode—adoption is limitation and cost of materials. OLED displays can be constructed by spraying ink-like materials onto a substrate—even flexible materials such as plastic. Starting in the second half of 2015, the overall consumption of active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) materials will surge according…

Verical Doubles On-Hand Inventory

Verical, an Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) company, today announced that stocked electronic components on its online marketplace, Verical.com, have more than doubled since the beginning of the year, growing to nearly one million SKUs. This increase amounts to an additional $3 billion in traceable, warrantied and ready-to-ship components now available on the site—bringing the value…

Samsung Delivers V-NAND SSDs

Seoul, Korea – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. added three TCO-optimized, high-performance SSDs, based on 3-dimensional (3D) Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, to its portfolio of advanced enterprise and data center SSDs. Designed for OEMs, the PM1633, PM1725 and PM953 SSDs are available in a range of interfaces and form factors based on Samsung’s proprietary 3-bit MLC V-NAND flash…

Amphenol Rolls High-Current Cabling System

Sidney, N.Y. – Amphenol Industrial Products Group releases SurLok Plus, a high current cabling system designed for energy storage in commercial and residential battery storage systems as well as electric and hybrid electric vehicles. SurLok Plus, used by inverter and power supply manufacturers, is optimized for battery pack connections from 50 A to 400 A using a touch-safe…