3D Printed Buses Here

LAKE WALES, Fla. — Local Motors (Phoenix, Arizona) has finally found its niche at the MEMS Executive Congress 2016 (Scottsdale, Arizona). It had already demonstrated that it could 3-D print vehicles in a single day. Since then Local Motors has been a solution looking for a problem. Now it has hit paydirt, with the help…

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Yole: Organic Displays Still Seeking Scale

Vendors in the organic display technologies market are taking a page from the semiconductor industry and are developing toolkits that enable the manufacturing of organic displays on existing equipment, according to Yole Développement (Yole). This capability could mean the difference between widespread adoption of organic display technology or its limitation to niche markets. “The OSC [organic semiconductor]…

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Maintaining Control in a Customer-Centric Supply Chain

Customer centricity is a hot topic in today's supply chain conversations. New technologies are dramatically changing the way customers interact with businesses. In order to remain competitive, businesses need to get products and services to their customers seamlessly and efficiently through multiple channels. A combination of mobile technologies, e-commerce, and social media, are giving customers…

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Designing Displays to Take the Drop

Once in the hands of users, you know that just about every portable or hand-held device will be dropped. Humans do that. Because LCD displays are made of thin glass and glass can break, that reality creates some design challenges. While making a display completely unbreakable is impossible, optimizing drop-test performance with a system level…

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Samsung Electronics to Acquire Harman

Samsung Electronics and Harman International Industries, Incorporated today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Samsung will acquire HARMAN for $112.00 per share in cash, or total equity value of approximately $8.0 billion.  Upon closing, the transaction will immediately give Samsung a significant presence in the large and rapidly growing market…

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