IPC: EU Regs Significantly Impact Electronics Industry

Bannockburn, Ill. — A September 10 European Union (EU) Court of Justice ruling on a case on the calculation of levels of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) in articles under the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) regulation will significantly increase REACH reporting requirements in the electronics industry. For electronics manufacturers who want to…

Market Cycles Challenge Electronics Buyers

The electronics industry is changing in fundamental ways and the shifts taking place are raising questions about whether the industry is less cyclical than it used to be. It’s a topic of conversation increasingly being discussed among analysts and corporate executives who are looking at the past as a way to understand today’s electronics landscape.…

IoT Hinges on Collaboration

The electronics industry understands that developing and deploying IoT devices and services does not happen in a vacuum. The challenges are enormous. Put simply – the value chain consists of taking what used to be individual devices and appliances, adding intelligence, and then connecting these (potentially) billions of devices over the Internet where the data…

Electronica 2014: IoT Is a Key Innovation Driver

Electronic component manufacturers and distributors are getting ready to converge at Electronica 2014, November 11-14, in Munich, Germany. One of the biggest topics of discussion at the show will be the Internet of Things (IoT) and its huge growth potential for the electronics industry ranging from networked medical devices to smart homes and connected vehicles.…

Avnet Addresses Big Data Issues

Phoenix, Ariz. – Is big data living up to its promise? The newly-released sixth edition of AXIOM magazine from Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), analyzes the implications and opportunities for big data in the electronics industry. AXIOM, which comes from the Latin root axioma, is defined as information that is thought fitting…

Navigating the Dev Kit Market

The development kit will play an important role in changing the electronics industry – for designers, distributors and purchasing professionals alike. In the last year alone development kits were used in 45 percent of all designs, according to an element14 survey. Today’s development tools have become so sophisticated, it’s easy to forget they were once…