Segway Names VP of Engineering and Supply Chain

Bedford, N.H. — Today, Segway Inc. (Segway), the world’s leading provider of electric personal transportation, announces it has named Francis Bridges as Vice President of Engineering and Supply Chain. Bridges is a seasoned executive with experience in engineering, strategy development and implementation, purchasing and program management at a wide range of U.S. and international automotive, electronics, technology and manufacturing…

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Getting to Know Future Electronics’ Robert Miller, Part One

Talk about perfect timing. Tracy Sutherland was giving a reporter a tour of Future Electronics Inc. headquarters in Pointe Claire, a suburb of Montreal, Canada, and addressing one of the many myths about Robert Miller, the electronics components distributor’s founder and owner, when the subject of the discussion strolled into the building, seemingly oblivious to…

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China’s Quest for ‘MIPS in Wearable’

Let's be blunt: Not many serious players in the electronics industry today are sanguine about the survival chances for MIPS processors in a global mobile market where, in the last decade — almost single-handedly — ARM has built its formidable ecosystem. Against that backdrop, the industry can't help but ooze with pessimism as it regards…

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