Avnet Invests in Defendry Surveillance Platform

Avnet, a leading global technology solutions provider, has invested $2.1M in Defendry, a surveillance platform that helps prevent active shooter incidents. Defendry is powered by proprietary artificial intelligence (AI) designed to identify and stop physical threats before they enter a building. Defendry was created by serial-tech entrepreneur Pat Sullivan and research scientist Dr. Sean Huver,…

Sensera & Arrow Sign Global Deal for IoT Sensor Solutions

Sensera Limited (ASX: SE1, “Sensera”), an Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider, today announced that it has signed a global agreement with Arrow Electronics, Inc. to distribute its high-precision, real-time location and location-aware smart wireless sensor solutions. Sensera Ltd is a leading designer and manufacturer of end-to-end sensor solutions and services for the rapidly growing…

TTI Launches New Military & Aerospace Resource Center

 TTI, Inc., a leading specialty distributor of electronic components announced the company has a new central hub for market updates and product information on mil/aero technology.   TTI’s comprehensive Military Aerospace Resource Center provides up-to-date content from our mil/aero suppliers including links to white papers, MarketEYE articles, line cards, solution guides and much more. Visit…

Bourns Acquires Voltage Protection Product Maker KEKO-Varicon

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that a member of the Bourns group of companies has acquired all shares of KEKO-Varicon d.o.o. Žužambrek (KEKO-Varicon) from its three shareholders, consisting of two members of the MSIN Group and one minority shareholder. KEKO-Varicon is a leading manufacturer of overvoltage protection products…

Avnet Promotes Chan to CIO

Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology solutions provider, today announced the promotion of Max Chan to Chief Information Officer (CIO), reporting to MaryAnn Miller, Chief Administrative Officer. Chan has been serving as the head of global information solutions (GIS) within Avnet since November 2018. As CIO, Chan is responsible for all information technology (IT)…

Kemet’s Tantalum Caps Exempt From China Tariffs

KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, announced today that its request to have Tantalum Polymer capacitors excluded from the Section 301 Chinese tariffs has been approved by the U.S. Trade Representative. Effective immediately, Tantalum Polymer capacitors (tantalum capacitors having a conductive polymer cathode, as further described in U.S. Harmonized Tariff…