lighting, smart, TE Connectivity

A Smarter World Starts with Smarter Lighting

In today’s world, lighting is more than just illumination. It’s about efficiency and adaptability. It’s about creating more connected homes and cities. It’s about transforming an ordinary, everyday lighting fixture into a platform for innovation. Whether you’re designing outdoor luminaires or the next generation of LED lighting controls, reliable and high-quality electrical components are at…

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Avnet Introduces MaaXBoard Mini to Accelerate IoT Time to Market

Leading global technology solutions provider Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) is adding the MaaXBoard Mini, a new single-board computer, to its portfolio of hardware designed to accelerate time-to-market and reduce costs for IoT developers. Based on NXP’s i.MX 8M Mini processor, the production-ready MaaXBoard Mini is ideal for embedded computing and smart edge IoT applications. The product…

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Sager Shares use Case for Hazardous Gas Detection Sensors

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, is pleased to share a use case for its supplier NevadaNano’s hazardous gas detection sensors in handheld safety monitors. NevadaNano recently entered into a partnership with Blackline Safety, the leader of wirelessly connected gas detection and lone…

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ECIA Covid-19 Survey Reveals Concerns are Easing

As the coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact the electronics components supply chain, the most recent data from ECIA’s survey of manufacturers and distributors yields a picture of modest overall improvement and stabilizing results, according to Dale Ford, ECIA’s Chief Analyst. The results reflect the hopeful economic uncertainty that still exists even as many states have…

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refurbished, electronics, Back Market

Why Refurbished Electronics are Getting a Second Look

A “perfect storm” is brewing for consumer electronics marketplace Back Market. The items it specializes in – refurbished smartphones, PCs, tablets and their ilk – are in high demand as professionals and students work from home during the coronavirus pandemic. In many regions of the world, unemployment has skyrocketed, so consumers are increasingly budget-conscious. Finally,…

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Gartner Identifies Top Supply Chain Tech Trends for 2020

Gartner, Inc. has identified the top 8 supply chain technology trends in 2020. Gartner analysts have selected strategic supply chain technology trends that have a high potential for positive impact on people, performance and industries. Some are now reaching critical tipping points in capability and maturity. “The vast majority of organizations have a cautious approach…

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Allied Adds RichTech, StarTech.com, Schmersal, Klüber Lubrication and OKDo

As part of the continuous expansion of its range of ready-to-ship products, Allied Electronics & Automation is adding product lines from RichTech, StarTech.com, Schmersal, Klüber Lubrication and OkDo to its already extensive lineup of more than 450 world-class suppliers. These additions will enhance Allied’s offering in the areas of automated thermal imaging technology, IoT development…

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The Future of Global Electronics Supply Chains

The complexity of global supply chains depends largely on what and how much you’re sourcing. With some materials — like paper — you’ll find a suitable supplier almost anywhere in the world. However, in the electronics industry, things are not so straightforward. Multiple commodities from multiple suppliers across various geographic locations mean global electronics supply…

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