New FCI CD Catalog Provides Innovative Flow/Level Measurement & Application Solutions
With helpful case studies, applications notes and best practices information, the new FCI Flow/Level Measurement Product and Services Catalog CD Release 13.0 from Fluid Components International (FCI) provides a wide range of innovative instrument solutions that increase process productivity, reduce plant maintenance and lower operating costs.
Altair invites customers to participate in beta testing program for HyperWorks 12.0
Altair today invited its customers to participate in a beta testing program for HyperWorks 12.0, a new version of Altair's globally acclaimed CAE suite. The beta program is designed to gain feedback from engineers, designers and others, who will test the upgraded version in real-life applications.
Yole Développement report on Equipment & Materials for 3DIC & Wafer-Level-Packaging
Yole Développement announces its Equipment & Materials for 3DIC & Wafer-Level-Packaging report. In this report, Yole Développement provides the 2011-2017 wafer forecast for wafer-level-packages as well as WLP equipment & materials market forecasts. Together with detailed WLP & other process flows/scenarios analysis, an Excel Database screening and profiling the activities of 375+ small, medium and large equipment & materials suppliers is delivered.
Murata and Cogiscan Introduce RFID-based PCB Traceability Solutions
Murata, in collaboration with Cogiscan announce a new strategic partnership. The companies have combined their respective products to offer complete PCB track, trace and control solutions using Murata's innovative RFID tag — MAGICSTRAP. Cogiscan plans to demonstrate the joint solution in booth #609 at the IPC APEX exhibition, scheduled to take place February 19-21, 2013 in San Diego.
Frost & Sullivan Opportunity Analysis of European Motor Services Market
The need to improve manufacturing uptime, plant profitability and process efficiency, paralleled by the rising complexity of manufacturing processes, has underscored the demand for enhanced motor services. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Opportunity Analysis of European Motor Services Market, finds that the market earned revenues of $766.8 million in 2011 and estimates this to reach $1289.9 million in 2018.
Standex-Meder Announces Reed Relay As An RF Switch Product Training Module
Standex-Meder Electronics announces the release of a new product training module, "Reed Relay as an RF Switch," produced in cooperation with its distributor Digi-Key. Digi-Key Corporation provides product training modules in order to introduce the latest products and technologies to interested design engineers.
STMicroelectronics Celebrates its Contribution to a New Global Digital-Security Standard
STMicroelectronics congratulates three cryptography experts from its Secure Microcontroller Division and Advanced System Technology Group for winning an international competition to develop a new global industry standard for digital security – the Secure Hash Algorithm SHA-3.
Belden creates the Connectivity Center
Belden has founded the Connectivity Center to speed up customer-specific developments in the EMEA region. Customer-specific developments are offered for connectors and cordsets as well as for active and passive I/O modules for fieldbus or Ethernet networks from its Lumberg Automation brand.
Emerson Network Power Considers How Far Organizations Should Go to Improve Data Center Efficiency
Emerson Network Power today released guidelines for organizations to consider when deciding to retrofit or replace a data center in the quest for greater efficiency. Over the past few years, IT systems and data center infrastructure technologies that significantly improve efficiency have become available.
Frost & Sullivan predicts EMS markets to reach revenues of $68.19 billion in 2016
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Analysis of the European Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) Provider Market, reveals cost reduction as the most important driver for the outsourcing market. The electronics manufacturing services model yields an average of 10% to 15% in savings, which drives outsourcing from OEMs to EMS providers.
Yole Développement predicts 2x growth in the IPD market by 2017
Yole Développement has released its Thin-Film IPDs report, analysing the existing and upcoming technologies and applications for IPDs. The report describes the thin-film IPD market, growth opportunities and the associated technologies deep inside each application.
Communications to Surpass Computers As Leading Application for ICs
In a major shift for the IC industry, communications applications are forecast to surpass computer applications as the leading end-use for ICs starting in 2014 and lasting through at least 2016, according to data in IC Insights' soon-to-be-released IC Market Drivers 2013 — A Study of Emerging and Major End-Use Applications Fueling Demand for Integrated Circuits.
ARM and x86 Lead 32/64-bit Microcontroller & Embedded Microprocessor Market in 2011
Findings from the 2012 edition of Semicast's 32/64-bit Microcontrollers & Embedded Microprocessors study show ARM and x86 were the leading architectures in this market in 2011. Revenues for 32/64-bit MCUs and embedded MPUs (eMPUs) are estimated to have grown to USD 9.6 billion in 2011, from USD 8.3 billion in 2010.
Yole Développement report on the future of the CMOS Image Sensors industry
Yole Développement is pleased to release its new report, "Status of the CMOS Image Sensors industry". The report forecasts the CMOS image sensors market revenue to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 11% from 2012 to 2017, a total growth of $4.4 billion. In the report, Yole Développement provides a comprehensive analysis of the CIS industry by combining key market forecasts with in-depth supply chain and technological reviews.
Dr. Neuhaus Secures Communication Gateways with NXP’s A-series Device ID
NXP has been selected by Dr. Neuhaus Telekommunikation to provide high-security chips for smart grid communication gateways. Joining forces with NXP Dr. Neuhaus is able to meet the most advanced smart grid security requirements in the industry.
Aegis Software brings traceability, tracking and an integrated paperless environment to Norautron
Norautron Group AS is a USD 125 M global technology group, which provides flexible electronics manufacturing services into the Maritime, Offshore, Defence & Aerospace, Data, Communications, Industry, Energy and Medical sectors. They have recently purchased complete Aegis software installations for three sites in Norway, Sweden and China.
Solido Design Automation Joins IPL Alliance to Support Open Interoperable Analog Design Constraints Standards
The Interoperable PDK Libraries Alliance announced today that Solido Design Automation has joined the IPL Alliance, a standards organization whose charter is to establish an interoperable custom design ecosystem. Solido Design Automation plans to support IPL's Interoperable Analog Design Constraint Standard 1.1.
IC Insights predict Telecom Segments IC Markets growth in 2012
In its upcoming October Update to The McClean Report, IC Insights will detail its forecast for the top-growing IC products in 2012. The prediction is for IC market growth decline of 1% in 2012, but with certain categories of product forecast for positive growth.
Fujitsu to Increase the Efficiency of Retailers’ Remote IT and POS Device Management
Miradore and Fujitsu announce a collaboration by which Fujitsu will utilize Miradore's automated remote management technology in their new point-of-sale management offering branded as "Fujitsu Retail Systems Management, powered by Miradore".
European Pneumatic Equipment Market to reach $4.38 billion in 2018, Says Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan have released a new report: Analysis of the European Pneumatic Equipment Market. The report predicts that the market will be notably impacted by the European debt crisis, with a likely decrease in the market growth but with a revenue increase of $1.38 billion in the next 7 years.
“CCD, CMOS and a-Si technologies are reshaping the medical imaging industry”, announces Yole Développement
Yole Développement is pleased to release the report "X-ray and Endoscopy Medical Imaging Applications & Technology Trends". This report is an overview of all the solid-state image sensor technologies currently commercialized in endoscopy and X-ray imaging. Yole Développement's analysis includes market forecasts till 2017 with in-depth analysis of each product category, along with a description of the main active players, recent technological evolutions and future trends.
AVX Tantalum Capacitors Power Curiosity's ChemCam Laser on Mars
AVX developed and supplied the 630 tantalum multianode capacitors that are responsible for powering the ChemCam laser module on-board Curiosity, which successfully landed on Mars on August 6, 2012.
ON Semiconductor Joins imec’s GaN-on-Si Research Program
ON Semiconductor has joined the multi-partner, industrial research and development program at imec, a leading nanoelectronics research center, to collaborate on the development of next-generation Gallium Nitride on silicon power devices.
IDTechEx forecasts a $100 million graphene market in 2018
Graphene promises to offer excellent material properties in almost all applications. Its extraordinary performance has led many to call it the 'superlative' or 'wonder' material. However, the reality is different. A new report by IDTechEx provides detailed analysis and discussion of the material, technologies, markets and players. The article below summarises the rise of graphene and whether this so-called 'wonder material' truly deserves the name.
Manage and monitor deployed devices with AAEON Hi-Manager and Hi-Safe
AAEON has announced two application programs to provide customers with an easier way to manage and monitoring their deployed devices. The AAEON Hi-Manager program enables user BIOS-level remote management of their products when the user is not physically present at the site. The AAEON Hi-Safe program on the other hand offers a user-friendly interface to allow users ease in monitoring their devices.
Frost & Sullivan Analysis of the European Motion Control Market
New Frost & Sullivan Analysis of the European Motion Control Market forecasts a difficult period until 2013 due to intense competition and existing market uncertainties, but with long term growth predicted with market revenues estimated to increase $180 million from 2011 to 2018.
AMD and Oracle to Collaborate in the OpenJDK Community to Explore Heterogeneous Computing for Java
AMD announced its participation in OpenJDK Project "Sumatra" in collaboration with Oracle and other members of the OpenJDK community to help bring heterogeneous computing capabilities to Java for server and cloud environments.
MYDATA Exchange Program re-launched by Count On Tools
Count On Tools announces the re-launch of the MYDATA Exchange Program for new customers. Count On Tools realizes that there are electronics manufacturers with worn or broken MYDATA Midas Nozzles. Now these can be exchanged for a new tool at a discounted cost. For every MYDATA Midas tool sent in, customers are eligible to receive a 30 percent discount toward the purchase of a new tool of the same type
Energy Micro announces Lizard Lounge’
Energy Micro has launched the Lizard Lounge, a user community for technical discussions related to the company's energy-friendly microcontroller, the 32-bit ARM-based EFM32 Gecko MCU. At the same time, the company has announced a design competition for the best low power design that uses its products.
Imprivata and TI to deliver embedded strong authentication for thin- and zero-client devices in the healthcare industry
Imprivata and Texas Instruments Incorporated today announced a collaboration to support strong authentication and secure application access from virtual desktop environments. The solution, combining TI's DM8148 system-on-chip and Imprivata OneSign will enable manufacturers to provide out-of-the-box strong user authentication into any software application delivered via a thin- or zero-client endpoint.
FZtech launches S1 Tablet Stand: See more with 360-Degree Rotating
FZtech is excited to announce the addition of the "Eiffel Series" FZT-S1. The aluminum tablet stand is portable and convenient that supports tablet computers for maximum ease of use.
Siano’s New Carmel Takes Center Stage at DISTREE Latin America
Siano today announced the launch of two new products in Latin America. The two-day event hosted hundreds of Latin America's top ICT and consumer electronics retailers and distributors who were able to evaluate the latest products prior to their launch in the local markets.
Biometric Signature-ID Selects ViaWest for Cloud Computing Solution
ViaWest today announces that Biometric Signature-ID has chosen the company to deliver cloud services as part of its disaster recovery strategy. BSI utilizes ViaWest's cloud computing platform, KINECTed Cloud, for a personalized, scalable solution to meet its unique requirements.
Autodesk Liberates Designers with Industry’s First Cloud-Based Pay-As-You-Go Simulation
Autodesk today unveiled Autodesk Simulation 360—a comprehensive set of tools delivered securely in the cloud with a pay-as-you-go pricing model that enables any company to make simulation part of their everyday design and engineering processes.
Zuken incorporates Würth Elektronik design for manufacturing rules into CADSTAR
Zuken announce that design principles and layer stacks from Würth products will be incorporated into the next version of CADSTAR as part of a new collaboration that will help create higher quality PCB designs. By including Würth Elektronik's latest design rules in CADSTAR, Zuken's desktop powerful PCB design solution, the companies will optimize and simplify the PCB construction process, resulting in improved manufacturability and affordability.
IC Insights Long-Term IC Market Forecast Improves
The market for integrated circuits is forecast to post much stronger average annual growth through 2021 compared to the average market growth over the past 15 years, according to an analysis recently completed by IC Insights. Though IC unit growth is expected to slow, the IC average selling price is expected to jump into the positive range, and help boost average annual IC market growth to 8.0% per year from 2011-2021, an increase of 54% compared to the 5.2% annual growth the IC market averaged in the period between 1996 and 2011.
UL and AAMI to Develop Interoperability Standards
With the goal of improving patient safety and healthcare efficiency, AAMI and UL are joining forces to develop a suite of standards on medical device interoperability-one of the biggest challenges facing the modern healthcare community.
Marvell and Stanford Announce Availability of the SMILE Plug
Marvell today announced the availability of the SMILE Plug, the first cloud computer designed to transform a traditional classroom setting into a highly interactive learning environment. Beta versions of SMILE Plug are currently being piloted in more than 20 countries worldwide in classrooms ranging from early elementary levels to graduate level programs.
Frost & Sullivan analysis of the Global EMS design market
Electronics manufacturing service providers have evolved from offering point-to-point service to providing complete design support services. EMS providers have started developing focused strategies to broaden design revenues, as their core strategy elevates growth in design services.
Imec Demonstrates Electronics that Flex and Stretch
Imec announced today that it has integrated an ultra-thin, flexible chip with bendable and stretchable interconnects into a package that adapts dynamically to curving and bending surfaces. The resulting circuitry can be embedded in medical and lifestyle applications where user comfort and unobtrusiveness is key, such as wearable health monitors or smart clothing.