Wearables Market to Reach $25.2B by 2020

Portland, Ore. — According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, “Global Markets for Wearable Electronics (Products, Components, Applications and Geography) – Strategic Analysis and Forecast, 2013 – 2020”, global wearable electronics market is forecast to reach $25.19 billion with a corresponding volume of 142.6 million units by 2020. The market revenue is expected to…

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Top 10 Steps to Avoid Product Recall

A product recall is tantamount to a kiss of death in certain segments of the economy, especially for food and other agricultural products. Not so much in other areas such as in the automotive market where manufacturers, led by General Motors, have this year recalled millions of vehicles. The electronics industry falls somewhere in between…

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AST Earns ATEX Certification for Pressure Transmitters

Mt. Olive, N.J. – American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST) has achieved ATEX certification of its Explosion Proof Pressure Transmitters for Class I Zone 0 Exd hazardous locations. The added approvals enhance the ability for equipment manufacturers to specify AST pressure transducers as the sensors can now operate in both North America and Europe. AST Explosion Proof…

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Distribution: Masters of Problem-Solving

As electronics component sales and service organizations, distributors assist customers in a variety of ways. Master Electronics of Santa Monica, CA, prefers to call its role “problem-solving.” “We will do anything at this company that makes business sense for ourselves and the customer,” says Riad Nizam, vice president of sales for Master Electronics. “If you…

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IPC Certifies IEC Electronics

IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded the first IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to IEC Electronics Corporation’s Newark, New York and Albuquerque, New Mexico locations; and Southern California Braiding facility in Bell Gardens, California. The three facilities were the first to successfully complete an intensive audit to IPC/WHMA-A-620, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire…

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Avnet & Freescale Host Design Workshops

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), will host a series of SpeedWay Design Workshops™, featuring Freescale® Semiconductor’s K2 next-generation Kinetis® ARM® Cortex®-M microcontrollers and enablement tools. Avnet’s one-day Freescale K2 SpeedWay Design Workshop will provide microcontroller hardware and software engineers with complimentary training and hands-on product experience designing with…

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Altium & element14 Launch Design Tool

Altium Limited, a global leader in Electronic Design Automation, native 3D PCB design systems (Altium Designer) and embedded software development toolkits (TASKING), today announced a partnership with element14 to distribute CircuitStudio, a new easy-to-use PCB Design tool based on Altium technology. CircuitStudio will be available in early 2015 and sold through the element14 Design Center.…

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Element14 Launches Lark Board

Element14 has announced the launch of the Lark Board, a high-performance development board based on Altera’s Cyclone® V SoC. The Lark Board is designed for development of high-volume applications including automotive, medical equipment, video surveillance and industrial control. Joerg Bertholdt, Director, Embedded Software Marketing and Planning at Altera said, “The launch of Lark Board enables…

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TTI Wins at ECIA Conference

TTI, Inc., the leading specialty distributor of IP&E components, proudly announces the TTI Marketing team has received multiple industry awards from the Electronics Components Industry Association (ECIA). The industry awards were presented at the ECIA’s annual executive conference in Chicago, IL. The ECIA awards program acknowledges creative branding and marketing efforts by honoring ECIA members…

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