Risky Business: 3 Strategies to Keep Your High-Tech Supply Chain Safe From Disruption

As new gadgets come to the market with increasing speed, many global high-tech/electronics companies are looking for ways to streamline their supply chain operations to meet market demands, reduce costs, and become more customer-centric. While companies are working to balance these priorities, executives also understand the importance of risk mitigation in the supply chain. In…

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Cheap Solar Absorbs Entire Spectrum

The biggest problem with photovoltaic (PV) panels may have been solved by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Today, the most efficient solar panels use expensive multi-junctions, each of which capture a different part of the solar spectrum, but not all of it. MIT's solution is to put an intervening material between the…

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Altera CEO Receives Semiconductor Industry’s Highest Honor

Washington — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that John P. Daane, President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Altera, has been named the 2014 recipient of SIA’s highest honor, the Robert N. Noyce Award. SIA presents the Noyce Award annually in recognition of a leader who has…

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Embedded Tech Market to Reach $198.5B in 2019

Wellesley, Massachusetts — BCC Research reveals in its new report, EMBEDDED SYSTEMS: TECHNOLOGIES AND MARKETS, the global embedded technology  market is expected to grow to $198.5 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4%. The Asia-Pacific region, the largest and fastest growing market, is set to reach $79 billion in 2019. Embedded technologies are application-specific systems or…

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Lantronix Offers Raspberry Pi Board Worldwide

Irvine, Calif. – Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart IoT (Internet of Things) solutions, today announced the worldwide availability of its xPico® Wi-Fi Pi Plate expansion board — which enables the easy integration of the Lantronix xPico Wi-Fi device server with the popular Raspberry Pi single board computer. “The Lantronix xPico Wi-Fi Pi Plate for Raspberry…

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RS Components Stocks PanelPilotACE

Wellington, New Zealand — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc  (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced global stock of PanelPilotACE, a new hardware and software display platform created by Lascar Electronics that enables the rapid development of fully customised industrial and commercial user interfaces and panel meters. PanelPilotACE’s combination…

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element14 Crowdsources the Ultimate Development Kit

Chicago, Ill. – element14 has launched a global design initiative to build the ultimate development kit for engineers and makers. The Dream Board project, live now on the element14 Community, allows users to create and brand their own virtual development kit using an interactive 3-step tool. The project will uncover the components and technologies that today’s engineers are…

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Mouser Ships Intel Edison

Mouser Electronics, Inc., is now shipping the Intel® Edison, a small yet powerful Intel computer about the size of a postage stamp. The Edison is designed to lower the barriers to entry for the next generation of consumer products by providing a full-featured, low-power computer in a form-factor small enough to fit almost anywhere. The new Intel Edison, available from Mouser…

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