Micron Moves 3D NAND Into Mobile

TORONTO—Until recently 3D NAND has been only hitting the market within SSDs, but now Micron Technology said it's ready for mobile devices. Last week the company introduced its first 3D NAND memory technology optimized for mobile devices and its first products based on the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.1 standard. Micron's first foray into mobile…

3-Step Sustainability Framework Points to Future

Consumer products and the companies that create those products make a huge impact on the environment. The upside of that reality is that these same organizations have a significant opportunity to create environmental change, and making those changes will ultimately create stronger and more sustainable businesses. “In a resource constrained world, we are increasingly facing…

Enable Supply Chain Security Through an Authentication Data Network

Electronics counterfeiting is gaining attention as evidenced by the recent IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security & Trust (HOST).  More than 250 industry and academic leaders attended the conference to address the growing threat that counterfeit devices are posing to the security of the electronics supply chain.  Inadvertent use of recycled, refurbished, or re-marked…

Data is Key to Profitable Plastics Recycling

Metals have been reused and recycled for centuries – some, arguably for millennia. Plastics, however, are much newer materials, and the reuse and recycling of plastics is newer still. For electronics OEMs, who have traditionally focused on reclaiming precious metals and components, this new push may be daunting, but soon it will be part of…

Dell Expanding into Industrial PC, IIoT Markets

SEATTLE—Personal computer giant Dell is branching out into a new market, the company revealed at Embedded World. It is applying its proven quality, reliability, and global reach to the industrial PC market with the introduction of two purpose-built industrial PC families: the Embedded Box PC 3000 and 5000 series. The ruggedized, fanless PCs are part…

Omnichannel Delivers Competitive Retail Edge

The retail market, especially the electronics retail market, is among the most cutthroat of all. CEOs who transform their business models with an eye to delivering a seamless omnichannel shopping experience will pull ahead of the competition, a new survey from JDA Software Group done by PwC, predicted. “Certainly, every retailer is grappling with how…