ECIA Event to Focus on Cyber Security and IoT Implementation

ECIA is pleased to announce the 2017 Regional Series returns to the Dallas area on Tuesday, August 8th at the Sheraton Dallas/Ft Worth. The following speakers will present on topics that have become increasingly critical business issues for the industry. Jeff Shaffer, Director PricewaterhouseCoopers brings his background with the Secret Service to kick off the event with an update…

VCC Acquires Display Products

Visual Communications Company, LLC (VCC), a world leader in the design and manufacture of LED illuminated electronic components, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the Display Products, Inc. (DDP). The transaction is the third for VCC, which is backed by Southern California-based private equity firms Cloudbreak Capital and Wedbush Capital Partners. Headquartered…

Netlist Files Patent Infringement Against SK Hynix

Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), today announced it has filed legal proceedings for patent infringement against SK hynix in the courts of Germany and China based on the infringement of Netlist patents in those countries by SK hynix LRDIMM enterprise memory products. Netlist also recently filed a new lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California asserting two…

Bristlecone Launches Monitor Bot for Digital Supply Chain

Bristlecone, a premium supply chain consulting company headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, launched its first Monitor Bot named HARI. Built by its division Bristlecone Labs using Commercially available Off-the-Shelf components (COTS), HARI enables Supply Chain teams to remotely tour, monitor and engage with factories and facilities from a safe and convenient location. HARI supports crucial functions like…

Schaffner Honors Sager Electronics

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, today announced Sager Supplier Marketing Manager Andy Goldring was honored as Schaffner’s 2016 Supplier Development Manager of the Year. Schaffner presented the award to Mr. Goldring at the 2017 Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) held May 15-19 in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Andy’s promotion of the Schaffner…

Mouser Ships UDOO X86 Boards

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now offering the powerful X86 single-board computers from UDOO. The open source X86 combines the power of a PC with prototyping capabilities of the Arduino 101 and boasts 10 times faster execution time than the Raspberry Pi 3. With the X86,…