IoT Group Defines Comms Spec

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Aiming to ease the fragmentation in the emerging Internet of Things, a group founded by Atmel, Broadcom, Dell, Intel, and Samsung will create a specification for device-to-device communications. The Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) sees its work as most directly competing with the AllSeen effort started by Qualcomm. The OIC is the…

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IPC Report Highlights Onshoring Trends

Bannockburn, Ill. — A new report in IPC’s series of on-shoring studies, On-Shoring in the North American Electronics Industry: Update on Trends and the Impact on Companies, has been published by IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries®. Presenting data collected by IPC over the past two years, the report highlights North American electronics industry trends in on-shoring and…

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Richardson RFPD Inks Deal with Maxtena

LaFox, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today that it will globally distribute products from Maxtena, Inc., a top developer and producer for innovative wireless solutions, including GNSS, Iridium, Inmarsat and Thuraya satellites, and terrestrial M2M, MSS and LTE applications. Richardson RFPD will distribute Maxtena’s line of reliable, rugged and compact helix antennas, microstrip antennas and…

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North America Dominates the 3D Printing Market

Portland, Ore. — According to the report titled “3D Printing Market (Technologies, Materials, Applications and Geography) – Global Opportunity Analysis and Forecast-2013-2020”, the global 3D printing market will reach $8.6 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 20.6% from 2014 to 2020. The surge in growth is primarily due to rising demand for faster and more efficient…

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