Mission Debriefing: EDS

For those of you not familiar with EDS, it is every bit a mission to seek out new lines of business and to fit more meetings into a three-day event than the human biological clock can reasonably handle. This year, there were some marked differences at EDS: There was no keynote event that brought all…

Tablet Wars Ignite Supply Problems

Depending on your point of view, the move by {complink 379|Apple Inc.} to assure its supply of touchpad glass earlier this year was either supply-line genius or anti-competitive bad faith. But until a few weeks ago, no one had thought to consider the move's effects on supply chains outside the tablet/netbook market. This month, indications…

Digi-Key Partners With Lighting Developer

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced its partnership with Embedded Developer's new SSL resource Lighting Developer, LLC—the recently launched website dedicated to lighting solutions and design. Lighting Developer is designed to help…

3DTV Changes Course

Lukewarm response to 3DTV has prompted manufacturers to recalibrate their marketing and promotion strategies, according to a recent report. But will it be enough? “Brands are marketing 3D not as a must-have technology but as a desirable feature, similar to the approach they have taken with Internet connectivity,” said Riddhi Patel, IHS iSuppli's director for…

Plextronics Announces Lighting Agreement With Sanyo

PITTSBURGH, Pa. and KYOTO, Japan — Plextronics, Inc. announced today that the Company has signed an OLED lighting distribution agreement with Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd. Under the terms of the agreement, Sanyo will distribute select Plexcore® OC inks developed specifically for use in OLED lighting applications in the Japanese market. Jim Dietz, Plextronics Vice President…