Semiconductor Innovation Yields Promise

Despite challenges in the semiconductor industry, innovation continues. The evolution and refinement of a variety processes, memory technologies, and packaging technologies are creating new technology frontiers. Today, I want to take a look at some of the most interesting evolutions in the space. Silicon On Insulator (SOI) is a process technology developed to extend performance…

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Are We Ready for Autonomous Vehicles?

Automobiles no longer resemble the mechanical beasts they once were. In fact, they are more similar to today’s smartphone. Cars are increasingly combining the best in transportation, communications, and entertainment systems into a single platform. The once mechanical control systems like braking and steering are now electronically controlled, the infotainment systems rival that of high-end…

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EnOcean Alliance Joins AllSeen Alliance

San Ramon, Calif.- The EnOcean Alliance, one of the strongest technical building alliances, announces today its membership in the AllSeen Alliance, the largest cross-industry consortium for the Internet of Everything. The joint forces of the two Alliances aim to connect the established EnOcean ecosystem of more than 350 companies and over 1,500 batteryless interoperable products to the…

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Sager Power Systems Launched

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, today announced the launch of Sager Power Systems, a specialized group within Sager Electronics focused solely on power.  In early 2014, Sager expanded its power supply product offering and field application team. Then, in June, Sager acquired PowerGate LLC, a premier North…

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Mobile Security Market to Reach $34.8B by 2020

Portland, Ore. — According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, “Global Mobile Security Market – Solution, Types, OS, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 – 2020”, the global Mobile Security Market would reach $34.8 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 40.8% during 2014 – 2020. Bring Your Own Device is the latest trend adopted by most of the SMB…

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TTI Restructures Global Management

Fort Worth, Texas – TTI, Inc., the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced several changes to the company’s senior management structure. Effective April 1, 2015, Mike Morton, President, TTI Americas, will be named to the position of Senior Vice President and President TTI Global Sales and Marketing, reporting directly…

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3D Printing: A Unique Solution to EOL

My love-hate relationship with printers goes way back. I worked in several corporate offices during the 1980s when there was one printer on every floor and it wasn’t working 50 percent of the time. The only person who could load or fix the printer was an executive assistant who had more important things to do.…

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