How Avnet Manages Small Customers With Big Ideas

Avnet Inc. has wasted little time in leveraging new and existing design assets to reach up-and-coming businesses. The distributor’s acquisition of Premier Farnell, Hackster.io and Dragon Innovation has enabled the often-unwieldy global organization to support the makers and entrepreneurs that could be developing the next must-have computing, communication or consumer device. Broadline distributors such as…

Mouser Signs Distribution Deal with Onion

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, has signed a global distribution agreement with Onion Corporation, a global provider of highly integrated wireless microprocessor modules and Internet of Things (IoT) development kits. Through the agreement, Mouser will distribute the Omega2+ device, kits, and accessories, ideal for applications such as home…

IHS: Top Eight Technology Trends for 2018

From the Internet of Things to the cloud to artificial intelligence, industries are seeing a new wave of technologies that have the potential to transform and significantly impact the world around us. For its latest white paper, business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) surveyed its leading technology experts to find out how these technologies are coming together…

Mouser Ships Murata Bluetooth 5 Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the WSM-BL241 Bluetooth® low energy module from Murata. Based on a Nordic nRF52832 system-on-chip (SoC), the WSM-BL241 offers ultra-low-power Bluetooth 5 functionality in a small package, ideal for Internet of Things (IoT), asset-tracking, beacon, and medical applications. The Murata WSM-BL241 module, available from Mouser Electronics, leverages the powerful Nordic…

Arrow to Distribute Alorium FPGA-based Solutions

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) has entered into a global distribution agreement with Alorium Technology, a provider of compact, high-performance embedded computing solutions for the industrial and commercial internet of things (IoT) markets, technology startups and the advanced maker movement. Arrow will sell Alorium’s FPGA-based solutions, including the XLR8 development board that enables new levels of performance…

Mouser Offers Microchip’s Ethernet of Everything Solutions

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader that empowers innovation, is now stocking stocks a broad selection of products from Microchip Technology’s Ethernet of Everything solutions. Whether called Internet of Things(IoT), Industrial IoT, or Industrial Ethernet, any “thing” can now be connected, controlled or monitored — from garage openers and home appliances to HVAC systems, lighting, and an…

Dell Technologies Unveils New IoT Strategy, Division and Solutions

Dell Technologies today unveiled its Internet of Things (IoT) vision and strategy, a new IoT division as well as new IoT specific products, labs, partner program and consumption models. Today’s announcement underscores Dell Technologies commitment to helping customers realize their digital future by safely navigating the complex and often fragmented IoT landscape. IoT, a New…

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…