3D Printers Pursue High Fashion

“3D printed clothing will take 5-20 years to mature, but it's not about being perfect,” said Mary Huang, who has created 3D printed bikinis and sandals. “It's so much better than what's been done for 100 years.” She sketched out some of the opportunities and challenges ahead as the fashion industry lumbers into the digital…

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Supply Chain Sustainability: Addressing Transparency in the Metals & Mining Sector

In the 21st century, society is increasingly aware of the environmental and social performance of supply chains and consumers. Helping supply chains become more transparent and materials more sustainable Twenty-two metals and mining companies and 32 national and regional mining associations and global commodity associations are members of the International Council on Metals and Mining…

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Microsemi Unveils Timberwolf Chip with AcuEdge Acoustic Tech

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today introduced the first product in its new Timberwolf family. Powered by Microsemi’s AcuEdge™ acoustic technology, the ZL38040 delivers best-in-class high definition (HD) voice communication solutions for the enterprise hands-free speakerphone markets. Microsemi’s ZL38040 is a…

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Heilind Stocks Lite-Trap SMT Wire-to-Board Connectors

Wilmington, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking the Lite-Trap™ SMT Wire-to-Board Connector System manufactured by Molex Incorporated. The new Lite-Trap™ SMT Wire-to-Board Connector System is compact in size, which meets the needs of thin LED lighting-module applications. It is a push-button style connector that has a…

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Mouser to Sponsor Anti-Counterfeit Parts Symposium

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading engineering resource and global authorized distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it will be a major sponsor of the SAE International Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference and the Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Symposium, occurring this week on September 23-25 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mouser is a Platinum level sponsor of…

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RS Components Offers Siemens Modular PLC

Singapore — RS Components <http://sg.rs-online.com/>; (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc <http://www.electrocomponents.com/>; (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced that, fromOctober 2014, the popular Simatic S7-200 programmable logic controller (PLC) <http://sg.rs-online.com/web/c/automation-control-gear/plcs-hmi-data-acquisition/plc-cpus/?searchTerm=siemens> from Siemens is to be discontinued and fully replaced by the new generation Micro-SPS Simatic S7-1200 controller, which offers significant price and performance advantages over the…

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Micrium Expands IoT Offering

Weston, Fla.–Micrium, the premier RTOS provider for embedded systems and the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the availability of the first Micrium TCP-IP driver for the QCA4002, a low power Wi-Fi chip and product of Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. The new module offers customers an advanced, low-cost Wi-Fi platform that is ready-to-use in…

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