Wearables need optimized SoCs

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Smartwatches are poised for a surge as the giant but maturing smartphone market cools, said analyst Linley Gwennap in a keynote at the Linley Mobile & Wearables Conference here. Rivals Ceva and Tensilica used the event to announce their latest DSP cores. Gwennap predicted smartwatches will dominate a market of 380…

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Enterprise Asset Management System Market Worth 5.24 Billion USD by 2021

According to a new market research report “Enterprise Asset Management Market by Software Application (Linear Assets, Non-Linear Assets, Field Service Management, Assets MRO), Service (Implementation, Managed Services, Training & Support) – Global Forecast to 2021” , published by MarketsandMarkets, the EAM market size is expected to grow from USD 3.15 Billion in 2016 to USD…

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Mouser Stocks TE Connectivity FORGE Drawer Connectors

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking FORGE drawer modular power connectors from TE Connectivity (TE), a global leader in connectivity and sensors. This new tooling platform provides designers of power systems and electrical hardware a wide variety of configurations, providing engineers with more flexibility in design. With its selection of contacts and module configurations, FORGE…

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Arrow Electronics to Host Second-Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call

July 25, 2016 04:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time CENTENNIAL, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE )–Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced that the company will host a conference call to discuss second-quarter 2016 financial results on August 2, 2016, at 1:00 PM ET. The live conference call is accessible by telephone at 1-866-700-0133 (toll-free) or 1-617-213-8831 for participants outside the…

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Western Digital Announces World’s First 64 Layer 3D NAND Technology

July 26, 2016 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE )–Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that it has successfully developed its next generation 3D NAND technology, BiCS3, with 64 layers of vertical storage capability. Pilot production of the new technology has commenced in the Yokkaichi, Japan joint venture facilities and initial output…

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New Cypress Automotive LED Driver Delivers Robust Performance and Minimizes the Bill-of-Material for Headlight Systems

SAN JOSE, Calif. , July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today introduced an automotive LED driver that enables smaller and more cost-effective headlight systems. The new S6BL112A automotive-grade LED driver is the industry's first to feature synchronous control, which helps it provide industry-leading conversion efficiency, enabling stable performance in a lighting system.…

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The Impact of Change on Storage Logistics

There's been a lot of churn and some new technologies in the storage drive space. Overall, capacities per drive are increasing but drive shipments are falling. Demand is migrating to SSD, and while cheaper SSDs are becoming much more reliable, their higher densities drastically reduces the drive count in an appliance. In addition, compression is…

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