Smart Panel Ponders AI’s Future

At a conference hosted by Silicon Valley Forum last week, industry experts projected the future of AI, machine learning, and deep learning. “This notion that evolution ends with humans is silly,” keynoter Steve Jurvetson, partner and managing director of DFJ, told attendees. “I think what humans really mean is we don’t want to compete with…

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Illinois Capacitor Polymer Caps Combine Small Size, Low ESR

Lincolnwood, Ill. – Targeting space-constrained applications, Illinois Capacitor’s XMPL Series of polymer chip capacitors are available in a standard 7343 case size. The capacitors offer very low equivalent series resistance (ESR) and ripple current ratings, outperforming surface-mount electrolytics of greater size, said the company. Because of the low ESR and high power density, fewer XMPL…

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Avnet Electronics Marketing Leverages Supplier Ecosystem to Create New MicroZed Embedded Vision Carrier Card Kit

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) today released a new MicroZed™ Embedded Vision Carrier Card kit to help engineers more quickly and efficiently deploy solutions incorporating the versatile and low-cost MicroZed™ System-on-Module (SOM). The kit builds on the MicroZed SOM by providing a video-specific carrier card, with camera…

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Avnet, Inc.’s Marianne McDonald to Present at American Supply Chain & Logistics Summit

PHOENIX — Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Marianne McDonald, vice president of global transportation, Avnet, Inc., will present a session, titled “What’s the Big Deal with Big Data?” at the 12th Annual American Supply Chain and Logistics Summit. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Dallas, December…

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Futuristic Distribution Hubs for Future Electronics

The Future Electronics Inc. building in Leipzig, Germany, looks modern but fairly conventional from the outside. Inside, though, the future of electronics component distribution is being redefined. While the distribution warehouses that brought electronics manufacturing to the 21st Century were good and capable the industry’s needs have radically changed. Future Electronics’ highly-automated distribution centers in…

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TTI has Kingbright Domed LEDs

Kingbright’s wide range of SMD-LEDs with dome lens is available now at TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components.  The dome lens packages, which include 0603 (KPTD-1608), 1206 (KPTD-3216), PLCC (KPED-3528) among others, provide narrow viewing angles of 15deg. to 30deg. thereby giving a more focussed and brighter…

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Arrow Center Gets Aerospace Nod

Arrow Electronics announced today that its distribution logistics centre (DLC) in Venlo, the Netherlands, has received EN 9120:2010 quality certification. This is a quality management system designed specifically for aerospace distributors.   The EN 9120:2010 certification follows an audit and provision by Arrow representatives of detailed evidence of compliance. This certification is increasingly being required…

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