News & Analysis
EnOcean Alliance expands board of directors
Michael Tennefoss, Vice President of IoT and Strategic Partnerships at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has joined the EnOcean Alliance Board as Officer and Vice Chairman North America for the upcoming two years.
ON Semiconductor at embedded world 2021 DIGITAL
ON Semiconductor has announced that it is embracing the opportunity to help make embedded world 2021 DIGITAL a successful trade show. ON Semiconductor will be delivering a unique visitor experience, offering 21 product demonstrations, as well as highlighting several of its newest product introductions and showcasing a complete sensor-to-cloud solution.
Frank Riemenschneider joins SEGGER as marketing manager
Starting 1st March 2021, Frank Riemenschneider will further strengthen the marketing team at SEGGER Microcontroller, joining as Marketing and PR Manager. Together with Dirk Akemann, he will amplify the work of expanding and solidifying SEGGER’s position in Europe, the USA and Asia as a manufacturer of innovative products; already very well-known and used by world-renowned market leaders in industry.
Panasas expands senior team with Todd Ruff and Brian Reed
Panasas has announced that Todd Ruff, Vice President of Marketing, and Brian Reed, Vice President of Product and Alliances, have joined the company’s senior management team. Richio Aikawa has also joined Panasas as director of vertical solutions, a key role as the company looks to expand its focus for financial services, trading and manufacturing customers. All three executives will report to Chief Operating Officer Brian Peterson.
ISELED-Alliance welcomes five new members
The ISELED Alliance has announced that with Alps Alpine, Grammer, Harvatek, OSRAM Continental and Yanfeng five more members have joined the industry alliance. Thus, the open industry alliance currently comes to 38 companies. These cover the entire value chain in order to establish ISELED as a standard system solution (ecosystem).
European semiconductor sales up 6.4% in January
The European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) has announced that European semiconductor sales reached to $3.453bn in January 2021, an increase of 6.4% versus the same month one year ago. This represents a two percent increase compared to the December 2020 total of $3.370bn.
Simplified factory data journey at IPC Virtual APEX Expo
Cogiscan has announced participation in the 2021 IPC Virtual APEX Expo. With a focus on helping electronics manufacturers along the factory data journey, Cogiscan will showcase their IIoT Platform, a modular and agile software solution created to help customers build a smart factory solution one step at a time.
Dardel HPE Cray XE supercomputer coming to KTH
The KTH Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) has just signed a contract with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) for a new supercomputer, the Dardel HPE Cray XE. The system will be an HPE Cray EX supercomputer featuring AMD EPYC processors and AMD Instinct GPU accelerators. It will be housed in the PDC Center for High Performance Computing (PDC) at the KTH main campus in Stockholm.
Hirose Electric USA names new president
Hirose Electric USA has named Shinya (Sid) Tono as its new President/COO effective April 1st, 2021. Tono has been with Hirose Electric for nearly 25 years, most recently as Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Engineering responsible for global planning, marketing and growth. Tono will continue to serve as a strategic marketing & planning leader for global marketing in his new role.
ACEINNA names Michael DiGangi as executive vice president
ACEINNA has announced that they have hired Michael DiGangi as the company’s new Executive Vice President, responsible for growing and managing ACEINNA’s sales efforts worldwide.