LoRa Alliance Appoints New CEO & Chair

The LoRa Alliance™, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN™ standard for Internet of Things (IoT) low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), announced that it has appointed Donna Moore as the new CEO & Chair of the LoRa Alliance. Moore brings a strong track record of securing market adoption for new technologies and ramping up product…

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…

IDC’s 10 Supply Chain Predictions for 2018

The supply chain is undergoing major changes as the manufacturing sector ramps up its effort to adopt new capabilities and technologies around advanced analytics, cloud networking, the internet of things (IoT), and blockchain. The supply chain’s core goals of improving productivity, quality, service and cost efficiency remain unchanged. However, what is shifting is how these…

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…