Getting Out of the Supply Chain Traffic Jam

Companies are under increasing pressure to develop digital-powered manufacturing and supply chain strategies. But what's happening on the roads and railways? Products and deliveries constantly get snarled in traffic jams or move along inefficient routes. Innovation is clearly needed to address these snags, which are hamper supply chain and logistics performance. The U.S. Department of…

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E-Ink Evolves as a New Supply Chain Handshake

As electronics OEM look for ways to increase supply chain efficiency, e-signature and e-contracting capabilities are emerging as an excellent avenue to streamlining the paperwork process. “The technology around e-signatures has evolved so that it is more affordable and easier to implement,” Andrea Masterton, corporate marketing director at Silanis Technology, a provider of electronic signature…

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Acopian Narrow Profile Power Supplies Meet UL, CE Standards

Easton, Pa. – The Narrow Profile power supply series from Acopian Power Supplies is now certified to UL Safety Standards UL 60950 (Information Technology Equipment) and UL 508 (Industrial Control Equipment). The series also meets the requirements of CE marking.  The single-output switching regulated AC/DC and DC/DC power supplies provide up to 288 watts (W) of output power, and operate…

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Mouser Stocks TI MSP432P401R LaunchPad Kit

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the MSP-EXP432P401R LaunchPad Evaluation Kit from Texas Instruments (TI). This new TI LaunchPad is an easy-to-use rapid-prototyping kit for TI’s new MSP432P401R microcontrollers featuring 256KBytes of Flash and 64K of SRAM. The new TI MSP432™ microcontroller family is based on a low power ARM® Cortex-M4F and draws as little as 800nA in low power mode, with…

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Broadcom Unveils First Secure MCUs with NFC

Irvine, Calif. – Broadcom Corp. has extended its StrataGX portfolio with a new family of secure microcontrollers (MCUs) that delivers advanced security and integrated NFC for a variety of low-power connected devices. The BCM58100 family is designed for a variety of embedded applications including mPOS terminals, personal computers, security systems, and home automation, including Internet…

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