Big Data Will Drive Logistics Transformation

Technology plays a big role in innovation and differentiation in logistics, according to a new report from eft. Investments in business intelligence and predictive analytics, in particular, have grown in importance in the logistics industry, as digital transformation spreads across industries to leverage opportunities in digital data. The growing role of technology in the logistics…

Mouser Supplies Atmel 8-Bit ATtiny Microcontrollers

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the ATtiny102 and ATtiny104 microcontrollers from Atmel. Part of Atmel’s new AVR Tiny portfolio, these small 8-bit microcontrollers are optimized for applications that require performance, power efficiency, and ease of use in a small package. The Atmel ATtiny102 and ATtiny104 microcontrollers, available from Mouser Electronics, are low-power CMOS 8-bit…

IPC to Develop Press-Fit Pin Standard for Automotive

Bannockburn, Ill. — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has announced plans to start the development of a new standard intended to cover the qualifications and acceptance requirements for press-fit pin technology that includes the reliability needs for automotive and other industries, such as aerospace. This new standard is highly anticipated, as there is currently not a…

Electronics Ranks High in Conflict Minerals Compliance

In a very short period of time the electronics industry has moved from grudging acceptance of the so-called U.S. “conflict minerals” rule to a leadership position in compliance, research concludes. Moreover, companies that have embraced the measure to boycott materials mined in certain regions of the world are driving positive change throughout the supply chain.…