IHS: Automotive Tech to Create $350B in Supplier Opportunities

Suppliers that secure a spot in an automotive design can usually look forward to decades of consistent component sales. Even though automakers demand a lot from their suppliers, car designs don’t change as quickly as – for example– consumer electronics specs. However, research firm IHS Markit believes that’s about to change. There are considerable new business…

Freight Companies Join the Digital Revolution

“Artificial intelligence” usually conjures up images of humanoid robots, but AI is one of several digital technologies that are being applied to the supply chain. With the digital revolution in full swing, companies across the electronics supply chain are harnessing data to improve efficiencies and cut costs. In the logistics segment, for example, freight companies…

Renesas to Acquire Intersil for $3.2B

Renesas Electronics Corporation (“Renesas”, TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Intersil Corporation (“Intersil”, NASDAQ:ISIL), a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, today announced they have signed a definitive agreement for Renesas to acquire Intersil for US$22.50 per share in cash, representing an aggregate equity value of approximately US$3.2 billion…

Strong Growth Ahead for Wireless Sensors

Wellesley, Mass. – The wireless sensor network (WSN) technology landscape is in flux, with many competing standards vying for the same market. BCC Research reveals in its new report that wireless sensors engender a wide array of monitoring and management use cases previously considered untenable. These devices have opened an entirely new market of application possibilities apart…

Mouser, Dell Sign Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc. has signed a distribution agreement with Dell OEM Solutions, which combines Dell’s portfolio, a rich partner ecosystem, deep vertical and domain expertise, and a collaborative approach to provide end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Dell’s IoT product line available from Mouser Electronics features the company’s first purpose-built industrial PC products, the Dell Edge Gateway 5000 Series. The 5000 Series…

Electronics OEMs Accelerate Hardware-to-Software Shift

Electronics manufacturers are rapidly shifting their product focus from the purely hardware-centric offerings that have characterized the industry for decades to software and subscriptions services that are growing faster, produce higher margins and foster longer-lasting relationships with customers. In fact, as product commoditization spread through the market as a result of the entrance of new…

TTI Enhances Americas Website

Fort Worth, Tex. – TTI, Inc., the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, announces the release of the new www.ttiinc.com website. This site is the latest TTI Web property to undergo enhancement, standardization, and conversion onto TTI’s new Web Content Management platform. The TTI Global, www.ttii.com, and TTI Israel, www.ttiisrael.com, websites were successfully transitioned and…