Flexible Displays Gain Market Share

While flexible displays enable a host of new applications – roll-up displays, for example – the things they don’t do are also appealing. Flexible displays – which can be made on substrates such as plastic –don’t break as easily as glass, for example. One of the issues that’s been holding advancement of this technology back…

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Mouser Updates Industrial Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. has announced a new update to its Industrial Applications Site by featuring new resources devoted to the popular topic of home and factory automation. This exciting addition to the applications site provides electronic design engineers with information, resources, and technologies related to the latest advances in home and factory automation, including the…

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Supply Chain Risk Dominates the Mind of the Buyer

Currency fluctuations, oil prices, and the Eurozone crisis: the list of risks that concern the procurement world is ever expanding, according to the research of 2015 Global Procurement Study released by Xchanging this week. “All major economic crises affect cost, availability and competitive positioning within procurement and the supply chain,” said Chirag Shah, executive director…

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5 Logistics Mobile Apps for Small Biz

The logistics business is complex, and enterprise-level software to manage the process may prove to complex and expensive for smaller organizations. However, a few inexpensive apps can help managers and drivers control the chaos. They are easy to use and powerful enough to make a difference. Most of these apps (and others like them) work to gather…

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GaN Systems Adds Sales Rep

Ottawa, Ontario – GaN Systems, the leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, has appointed Kruvand Associates as its representative in the US states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana.  Specialist sales engineering and marketing company Kruvand has expertise in power, interconnect, thermal, electromechanical, RF & wireless active and passive components.  As sales of…

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LSI Forms Innovation Team

Cincinnati, Ohio — LSI Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:LYTS) today announced an initiative to further the Company’s capabilities in emerging technologies through the formation of an Innovation Team to be led by Andy Foerster, Chief Technology Officer (CTO).  Team members were selected from each of the Company’s three divisions, and will focus on developing and refining key technologies and…

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Strong Demand Ahead for Fiber Optic Connectors

The global fiber optic connector market is forecast to reach $4.9 billion by 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.9 percent from 2015 to 2020, according to a new Allied Market Research report. To meet growing opportunities across multiple applications, interconnect manufacturers are growing their product portfolios through new product developments and acquisitions. The…

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Scent Technology Set to Grow by 30% Through 2020

Some of the deadliest threats to human lives are things that can’t be seen, heard, smelled or touched. In fact, scents are added to substances such as natural gas so leaks can be identified before they overwhelm victims—or explode. Technology can also help avert disasters.  Scent technology is expected to grow rapidly, by 30.4 percent,…

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