Does IIoT Rewards Outweigh Risks for the Supply Chain?

Editor’s note: The IoT and the industrial IoT (IIoT) provide the capability for all stakeholders in the electronics supply chain to seamlessly connect and share critical data. Visibility from the moment a component begins production through its end-of-life is possible through these leading-edge applications. But there are also real dangers to the networks that link supply…

Digi-Key Ships Sierra Wireless mangOH Red Hardware Platform

The Sierra Wireless mangOH™ Red open source hardware platform is available primarily through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor. Targeted at the industrial IoT and maker communities, mangOH Red is the most feature-rich, lowest power open source enablement platform on the market. Talon Communications is producing the mangOH Red and IoT Expansion cards for use with…

Sanmina Assesses Benefits of MES, IoT & the Cloud

Manufacturing was one of the first industries to grasp the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT). The ability to wirelessly connect and manage multiple factories and machines provides almost infinite opportunities for cost-savings and efficiency. Global EMS provider Sanmina Corp., which has linked more the 25,000 pieces of manufacturing equipment, is beginning to quantify…

Future Offers Microsemi Dev Kit for Amazon AVS

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced immediate shipping availability of Microsemi’s new AcuEdge™ Development Kit for Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS), designed to improve the voice recognition rate in adverse environments for emerging human-to-machine (H2M) applications in the IoT (Internet of Things), IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) and automated assistance markets.…

Semico: IIoT Fuels Chip Growth

Traditionally, the Industrial sector has represented only a small portion of total semiconductor sales.  According to SIA/WSTS End Use data, semiconductor sales to the Industrial market comprise only 12% of total semiconductor revenues.  In addition, the Industrial sector traditionally grows at a comparably slow, steady rate.  From 2010 to 2015, the Industrial sector experienced a…

AIS Sells Majority Stake to Foxconn Subsidiary

Irvine, Calif. – American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS), a global leading supplier of Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), Industrial PCs and Industrial Automation (IA) Control and Monitoring Systems, announced today Ennoconn Corporation (6414.TW), a subsidiary of Foxconn Technology Group (2317.TW) in Taiwan, a global leader of industrial hardware systems and solutions provider to various vertical market applications,…

Industrial Internet Reference Architecture Released

As “cool” as smart homes may be, the success of the Internet of Things (IoT) may rely more on industrial applications.  In the electronics industry, consumer products have a relatively short lifecycle while the industrial market boasts long equipment lifespans and stability. How quickly either market will ramp up, however, depends largely on the ability…