Sager Offers Artesyn Configurator

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, today announces Artesyn’s Online Power Supply Configurator available via Sager.com. The Artesyn Configurator uses a powerful algorithm that factors in dual and triple output modules to guide design engineers to their optimal solution. The Configurator makes it easier to specify and use…

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Avnet Names New CIO

 Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) announced the appointment of Kevin Summers as its chief information officer (CIO), with responsibility for Avnet’s global IT strategy and enterprise effectiveness initiative. Reporting to Avnet CEO William (“Bill”) J. Amelio, Summers joins Avnet with more than 25 years of experience leading the technology efforts of some of the world’s most…

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Mouser Video Demos Connected Drones for First Responders

Mouser Electronics Inc., together with Easy Aerial Inc. and celebrity engineer Grant Imahara, today launched the second video episode from the latest series in the Empowering Innovation Together™ program. The new Project First Responders focuses on creating a proof of concept for an autonomous, cloud-based drone platform for public safety operations during emergencies such as…

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Power Electronics Market to Reach $25B by 2022

A new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, “Power Electronics Market by device, type, and application – global opportunity analysis and industry forecast, 2014-2022”, projects that the global power electronics market is projected to reach $25 billion by 2022 with a CAGR of 8.9% from 2016-2022. Asia-Pacificdominates the global market in terms of revenue, accounting for more than 50% share of…

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Raspberry Pi Adds Manufacturing Hub in Japan

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc(LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced in conjunction with the Raspberry Pi Foundation that its latest iteration of the Raspberry Pi 3 credit-card-sized single-board computer will be manufactured in Japan under a local contract manufacturing arrangement. This increase in global production of Raspberry Pi is to serve large and increasing demand for the…

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Why Scrapping TPP is a Bad Idea

U.S. companies will likely be hurt—rather than helped—by President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to nullify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), trade and freight experts say. While U.S. manufacturers may find it easier to compete domestically, cancelling the TPP will make it harder to export to some of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world. “You could call…

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Mouser Supplies TI MSP432 MCUs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is stocking the MSP432 mixed-signal microcontrollers from Texas Instruments (TI). Recently released into production, the TI MSP432 microcontroller family delivers a best-in-class ULPBench™ score of 167.4 and draws as little as 850nA in standby mode…

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IoT to Drive Growth Opportunities for Sensors

Sensors are experiencing large-scale deployment in diverse end-user applications across verticals in standalone, integrated, combined, embedded and, more recently, wearable and ingestibles. Sensors are transforming to be highly intelligent with analytical and decision-making capability at the edge. Driven by the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution, sensors form the cornerstone of Industry/Manufacturing 4.0, an integrated approach to remote connectivity…

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US Fiber-Optic Cable Industry to Reach $2.4B in 2016

The Fiber-Optic Cable Manufacturing industry shored up connections over the past five years, with revenue anticipated to grow at an annualized rate of 3.1% to $2.4 billion in 2016. During the period, the industry benefited from a rise in demand for fiber-optic networks and fiber-optic cable. For the full report, visit IBISWorld’s Fiber-Optic Cable Manufacturing in the U.S. industry…

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