10 Robots You Don’t Want to Mess With

Our current crop of military robots includes some of the familiar small, tank-like unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) that move on treads or wheels. It also includes more specialized types like large autonomous vehicles that can drive themselves and carry big loads, along with remote-controlled versions of earth-moving machines. Other military robots have wings and can…

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Electrocube Adds Peerless

Peerless Electronics Inc., Bethpage New York, is now an authorized stocking distributor for Electrocube. Electrocube manufacturer’s capacitors, RC Networks, custom EMI filters and transformers. Electrocube’s application-oriented design engineering expertise is utilized in dozens of industries from leaders in aerospace and audio to elevators and heavy equipment and medical equipment for a wide range of commercial,…

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IoT and Wearables Spurring Supply Chain Momentum

Earlier this month, COMPUTEX 2014 in Taipei, Taiwan, was  proof positive that the dawn of wearable computing and a next level of ubiquity is here. From the trade show floor to keynotes and casual conversations throughout the week, the momentum and commitment to real progress for wearables was clear all along the semiconductor and electronics…

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Avnet Exec Presents at CEST

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Pascal Fernandez, vice president of Avnet Velocity, EMEA, will present a case study on collaborative supply chains at the 10th Annual Advancing S&OP to Integrated Business Planning Conference. The event takes place June 25-27, 2014, at the Steigenberger Hotel in Berlin. During his session…

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X-Factor Adds Avnet Embedded

X-Factor Communications, a premium provider of digital signage, enterprise messaging and alerts software today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement for the delivery of new and unique turnkey digital signage, mobile and enterprise communications products and services to customers in the Americas with Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a…

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The Future Is Demand Segmentation

Nowadays, to effectively meet demand service needs across products, formats, responses, and methods, it is essential that businesses understand that no two customers, channels to market, or products are the same. A “one-size-fits-all” supply chain is no longer adequate. Businesses need to classify products, customers, and channels into groups that share similar characteristics and respond…

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Analog Engineers: Too Few or Too Many?

Some say technology advancements are obsoleting the need for analog engineers, while others say that good, experienced analog designers will always be needed and currently are in short supply. Are the glory days of analog engineering over? Some think so.(Source: Getty Images) Engineering students have been encouraged for years to focus on software and digital…

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Greenliant Expands With Mouser

 Greenliant Systems, a leader in energy-efficient, solid state storage products, has appointed Mouser Electronics to distribute its ArmourDrive™ and NANDrive™ solid state drive (SSD), NAND controller and specialty flash memory products across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and South America, in addition to North America. The expanded agreement builds on a successful partnership between the two companies, with a focus on serving embedded systems customers. NANDrive embedded…

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