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OEMs Should Commit to Inventory During Component Shortages

The causes, effects and implications of “The Great Component Shortage of 2018” have been thoroughly analyzed. The automotive and IoT industries have been driving unprecedented demand for smaller and more efficient passive electronics, which in turn has stretched lead times for these once- commoditized components to the breaking point. What hasn’t been discussed, however, is the equal…

Mouser Stocks Dialog’s SmartBond Bluetooth 5 SoCs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the SmartBond™ DA14682 and DA14683 Bluetooth® 5 system-on-chips (SoCs) from Dialog Semiconductor. Part of the highly integrated SmartBond family of power-efficient Bluetooth low energy solutions, the new SoCs deliver low power consumption and enhanced security features…

NVR: Global EMS Market Grew by 10.8% in 2017

New Venture Research (NVR) announces the publication of its annual electronics manufacturing services report titled, “The Worldwide Electronics Manufacturing Services Market – 2018 Edition.” In 2017, the worldwide contract manufacturing (CM) services market increased significantly by 10.8 percent in total revenue, resulting in combined EMS and ODM revenue of $471 billion. Over the last four…