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…

Hitachi Names New Exec to Lead IoT Innovation

Santa Clara, Calif. –  Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced that Jack Domme will lead Hitachi’s Social Innovation business in the Americas reporting directly to Hitachi, Ltd. President and CEO, Toshiaki Higashihara. In this role, he will focus on accelerating Hitachi’s Social Innovation business, primarily in the…

Consortium Targets Tech for Smart Cities in North America

In conjunction with the 2015 Québec- France trade mission headed by Québec Premier  Philippe Couillard,  Saint-Hubert-based Varitron Technologies, Québec City-based EMM Groupe and French firm Sterela have signed a memorandum of understanding for joint North American market development of technologies and products for smart cities. Under this agreement, Varitron Technologies will manufacture and assemble components, EEM Groupe will manage…