How Intel’s Using the Smart Factory to Improve the Supply Chain

Significant change is coming to the manufacturing arena. As artificial intelligence, the industrial IoT and the smart factory begin to transform production, Intel Corp. is gauging the impact such technologies will have on manufacturing and the supply chain — and the humans that oversee these complex operations. The benefits of smart factories are many: autonomous…

Mouser Stocks Qorvo QPL7210 Receive Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the QPL7210 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi® LNA receive module from Qorvo. Designed for IEEE 802.11b/g/n/ac WLAN devices, Wi-Fi consumer equipment, routers or gateways, Qorvo’s fully integrated QPL7210 front-end module provides an exceptional wireless RF solution for connecting…

APEC- TI's GaN FET drivers

APEC Product Roundup: BOM and Space Savers

APEC is a leading conference for power electronics that showcases the latest innovations in power products. The overriding themes at this year’s show are system cost reduction through integration and lower bill of materials (BOM); faster time to market and simplifying design. Power electronics manufacturers also are keenly focused on delivering higher efficiency and cutting…

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…

JDA Software, MIT Collaborate on Digital Supply Chain

JDA Software, Inc., today announced a multiyear collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) focused on joint research to create new and innovative capabilities within the supply chain utilizing intelligent edge technologies like machine learning, AI, IoT and advanced analytics. JDA will work closely with MIT’s Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS), a world-class research and…

Cypress, SparkFun & Digi-Key Develop IoT Development Platform

Cypress Semiconductor Corp., SparkFun, and Digi-Key, a global electronic components distributor, have collaborated to deliver a joint IoT development platform that allows makers and engineers of all kinds to prototype sensor-to-cloud solutions quickly and easily. To enable even more dynamic IoT development, SparkFun created an add-on shield that simplifies system designs with the Cypress PSoC® 6 microcontroller (MCU), which is purpose-built…

Mouser Stocks Bluetooth WICED Evaluation Boards

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the EZ-BT™ WICED dual-mode module evaluation board and the EZ-BLE™ WICED module evaluation board from Cypress Semiconductor. Designed to evaluate Cypress’ Bluetooth® Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) modules, the evaluation boards allow engineers to develop fully certified, fully programmable Bluetooth Smart and Bluetooth Smart Ready devices…

Avnet, IDEMIA Develop Future-Proof Cellular Connectivity Solution

Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, and IDEMIA (formerly known as OT-Morpho), the global leader in Augmented Identity, have joined forces to collaborate on the development of a new future-proof cellular connectivity solution that meets the growing communication requirements for Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 applications. The new ‘plug & play’ eUICC (embedded…