Farnell element14 Launches Survey to Identify MRO Challenges

Farnell element14, The Development Distributor, offers one of the industry’s broadest ranges of test and measurement equipment, as well as a leading line card. Farnell element14 offer all the tools and production supplies necessary to take a product through the testing phase to the maintenance needed to extend product life cycle, providing support from Bench to…

Partnership Delivers Inventory Search Tool to Embedded & IoT Space

OpenSystems Media announced today that it has partnered with Octomyze, the demand generation network for the electronic component industry, to bring pricing, data sheets, and inventory availability to its embedded engineering audience as they select products and suppliers. Octomyze syndicates the Octopart search system, which manages structured data for over 30 million parts offered from…

MDT Exhibits TMR Sensors at Electronica

MultiDimension Technology Co., Ltd. (MDT) will exhibit advanced Tunneling Magnetoresistive sensors (TMR sensors) at Electronica 2016. MDT is a leading magnetic sensor supplier specializing in TMR technology. MDT’s TMR sensors feature excellent signal-noise-ratio and ultra-low power consumption. They are applied in a variety of industrial, consumer and medical sensor applications, and ideally suited for high-precision measurement in battery-powered sensor…

StackArmor Joins TI Design Network

stackArmor, a leading cloud automation and digital services provider, announced an Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud Solutions practice using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services platform.  stackArmor’s Cloud Solution Architects have developed and deployed an integrated solution and demonstration based on Texas Instruments (TI’s) SimpleLink™ dual-band CC1350 SensorTag kits, CC1350 LaunchPad™ Development Kit, and Sitara™ AM335x processor-based…

Distribution: Turf War for Design Engineers Raging at Electronica

Electronica 2016 is bustling and distribution is at the heart of things. The booths are packed; meeting rooms are chock-full, and everyone is decidedly optimistic about the future. Overall, the mood is positive and intense competition is, again, in vogue. I won’t mention corporate names in this blog; I’ve ruffled enough feathers this year (please…

Purchasing Survey: SMBs Bullish on 2017

U.S. small-and-midsized manufacturers expect to end 2016 with increased revenue, moderate capex investments and more employees, according to the PrimeAdvantage 2016 annual Purchasing and Manufacturing survey. Overall, data points to strong and sustainable growth for the broader U.S. and North American economies. Strength in mid-market manufacturing is yielding continued R&D investments for the high-tech sector,…

Exar Appoints Division VP of Sales

Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of analog mixed-signal application specific technology solutions serving the Industrial, Infrastructure, Automotive, and Audio/Video markets, named John Hartley to the position of Division Vice President of Data Compression & Security (DCS) Sales and IP Monetization.  Mr. Hartley will be responsible for driving sales of Exar’s DCS products in…