Meet a Mentor, Be a Mentor in 5 Minutes

Remember when you were just starting out, maybe in your early 20s, and a more experienced engineer took you under their wing, helped you navigate those first few years of your career, and always had from-the-field words of wisdom to share? I bet now, looking back, you can really appreciate all that they did for…

DesignCon Revs High-Speed Engine

Many of the world's top engineers in high-speed chip and board interconnects will gather next month at DesignCon. Here's my take on the annual event's top sessions. I think DesignCon is all about pushing the envelope. Three sessions standout for me as clearly focused on pedal-to-the-metal engineering. These days 56 Gbit/second links are at the…

Hackers Go Off-Grid for Power

It's just amazing what like-minded engineers who have never previously met each other can come up with when working together to win a design competition. It does of course help that the target was to devise a workable, affordable, and simple off-grid power generation source for domestic use by poverty-stricken communities around the world. Earlier…

Avnet Electronics Marketing Leverages Supplier Ecosystem to Create New MicroZed Embedded Vision Carrier Card Kit

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) today released a new MicroZed™ Embedded Vision Carrier Card kit to help engineers more quickly and efficiently deploy solutions incorporating the versatile and low-cost MicroZed™ System-on-Module (SOM). The kit builds on the MicroZed SOM by providing a video-specific carrier card, with camera…

Avnet, Inc.’s Marianne McDonald to Present at American Supply Chain & Logistics Summit

PHOENIX — Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Marianne McDonald, vice president of global transportation, Avnet, Inc., will present a session, titled “What’s the Big Deal with Big Data?” at the 12th Annual American Supply Chain and Logistics Summit. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Dallas, December…

IPC APEX EXPO 2015 Keynote Presentations Will Inspire, Enlighten & Entertain

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. — Each year, IPC APEX EXPO features industry’s most dynamic, innovative minds to deliver keynote presentations that are inspirational, educational and entertaining. IPC APEX EXPO 2015 will feature Robbie Bach, former president of entertainment & devices at Microsoft, Xbox visionary and civic activist, as the opening keynote presenter on Tuesday, February 24, 2015.…

E2open to Discuss Supply Chain Strategies for Optimizing the New Product Introduction Process at the American Supply Chain & Logistics Summit

FOSTER CITY, Calif. — E2open (NASDAQ: EOPN), the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, will be participating in the American Supply Chain and Logistics Summit, which will be held on December 8-10 in Dallas, Texas. At the event, E2open will be leading a workshop titled, “Accelerating Revenue…