Symmetry Partners With Sapphire

Symmetry Electronics is pleased to announce a distribution partnership with SAPPHIRE Technology, a leading global supplier of graphics products, mainboards, and embedded solutions. SAPPHIRE’s newly announced Embedded Systems Business Unit is designing and delivering systems for intensive graphics and small format computing in numerous applications. SAPPHIRE’s new 4×4 platform, powered by the AMD G-Series eKabini…

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Toolcraft Achieves Additional Certification

Toolcraft maintains high standards of quality assurance and environmental protection. This is documented by several certifications and awards. Since March 2014 the company also meets the standard of EN ISO 13485:2012 + AC:2012. The certificate attests Toolcraft an extensive quality management system for manufacturing surgical tools according to customer specification. High demands in medical technology…

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Analytics: Improve Rather Than Manage Contracts

All business-to-business companies today develop, sign, and store their fair share of contracts. While these contracts hold valuable information about partner relationships, incentive structures, and payment timelines, contract management is rarely seen as a crucial source of value. Instead of viewing contract management as a vital part of the corporate infrastructure, companies tend to accumulate…

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Extending Battery Life

Yesterday I was researching some old computers, machines that required substations' worth of power. Today I'm thinking about systems that run for years off a single coin cell. How much things have changed! Ultra-low-power embedded systems can run off a CR2032 for 10 years if they spend most of that time in a deep sleep,…

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Stop Surfing the Learning Curve

Many years ago in my previous life as an instructor of 3D animation, I noticed a trend. A high percentage of my students were obsessed with getting the latest version of the software we were using. This obsession in seeking out the absolute latest version — and, in theory, the best possible — often overpowered…

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