Holiday Travel Offers Big OEM Opportunity

OEMs rejoice in the number of electronics gadgets and gifts that are purchased during the holidays, from smartphones and tablets to highly sophisticated appliances. Holiday travel, though, may further contribute to the bottom line for electronics OEMs. Whether traveling to close out year-end business or visit friends and family, travelers want the benefits, from entertainment…

6 Steps to Closing the Reverse Logistics Loop

To get the most out of reverse logistics efforts, electronics OEMs need to create a closed loop system that maximizes product and material management. That can take time and effort, but can result in substantial return on investment. “Typically, when an OEM, who has the biggest responsibility for reverse logistics and the largest investment in…

Know What High-Tech Online Shoppers Want

Accelerating growth in demand for high-tech products these days puts unprecedented pressure on manufacturers to understand their online consumers' preferences and purchasing behaviors. We now know that customers demand greater flexibility and convenience from pre-purchase to delivery and post-purchase, and they want a better mobile experience. These are a few of the findings of the…

Maker Faire Meets the Big Apple

Hundreds of large companies, startups, maker spaces, and scientists converged at Maker Faire, held at the New York Hall of Science in Queens. Makers big and small came with curiosity to play with hundreds of projects. Click through to view some of our favorites. Hexapod robot University of Arizona student Matt Bunting created this spider-like…