Electronics Hardware Sales Weaken on Digitization Efforts

Electronics hardware sales have weakened and the market will remain under pressure for years as enterprises globally redirect IT resources to the more pressing efforts of digitizing operations to remain competitive in a fast-changing economic climate. The digitization of manufacturing and service operations, combined with the harsh realities of an uncertain economic environment, will in…

Moxa Offers Industrial IoT 4G LTE Kit

Brea, Calif. — Moxa, a leading manufacturer of communications and networking equipment for industrial automation, is now offering system integrators and OEM machine builders an extremely cost-effective and flexible solution to connect sensors and devices to a management platform or database over 4G LTE wireless networks. Now available in North and South America, the new Moxa…

Display IP Drives Foxconn-Sharp Deal

Ongoing consolidation has me sometimes feeling that the semiconductor and electronics industry is a shrinking group of major corporations representing leading sectors. The headlining M&A story of the year—so far– is the Foxconn-Sharp merger penned at the beginning of April, but which began in 2012. The seesaw story of Sharp’s financial troubles plagued the company for…