Element14 & Microchip Partner on Pi Board

Element14, partnering with Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, has today launched its new Arduino compatible chipKIT Pi Expansion Board in collaboration with element14 and volunteers from the chipKIT and Arduino communities. Pre-registration is available for the chipKIT Pi Expansion Board, priced at $28, which will be available in the final…

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Honeywell Completes Intermec Buy

Honeywell  today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Intermec (NYSE: IN), a leading provider of mobile computing, radio frequency identification solutions (RFID), voice-enabled workflow and data-collection solutions, and printing solutions. Honeywell announced its intent to acquire Intermec in December 2012, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $600 million. “The acquisition of Intermec…

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In Distribution, How Much Support is Enough?

Although the electronics supply chain is far more complex than a typical consumer transaction, buyers of all types share some common experiences. Consumers order things online as do many electronics purchasers. So I’d like to use this blog to post a question: How much attention do you want from an online store/distributor? Here’s why I…

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