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  • Elmatica names Robert Kurti as Chief Information Officer (Evertiq)
    PCB broker Elmatica announces that the company has promoted Robert Kurti to Chief Information Officer. Kurti joined Elmatica in 2016 as IT Manager, after supporting the US and NATO coalition forces for 6 years.
  • Elmatica Announces Promotion of Robert Kurti to Chief Information Officer (emsnow)
    Elmatica, a global actor in the Printed Circuit Industry, today announces the promotion of Robert Kurti to Chief Information Officer. Kurti joined Elmatica in 2016 as IT Manager, after supporting the US and NATO coalition forces for 6 years. “During his time at Elmatica, Kurtis’ contributions have been invaluable in regard to our digitalization strategy […]
  • SigmaTron International, Inc. Announces James E. Barnes Promoted to President (emsnow)
    ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill.– SigmaTron International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMA), an electronic manufacturing services (“EMS”) company (the “Company”), today announced that Gary R. Fairhead, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of SigmaTron International, Inc. stepped down as President effective October 13, 2021. He plans to remain active in his positions as Chairman of […]
  • SMTA Welcomes New 2021-22 Board Members (emsnow)
    The SMTA is pleased to announce its election results for the Global Board of Directors for the term beginning October 4, 2021. Jason Keeping, Celestica, Inc.; Adam Klett, L3Harris Technologies; Cheryl Tulkoff, NI; and Kirk Van Dreel, Plexus Corp., have been newly elected to the Board of Directors. Those remaining on the SMTA Global Board […]
  • 9.8% CAGR 2020-26 for camera modules (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>The global camera module revenue should reach $59 billion in 2026 from $34 billion in 2020, says Yole Développement, with a 9.8% CAGR between 2020 and 2026.  The mobile CCM (Compact Camera Module) market segment is showing a 9.8% CAGR, against 14% for the automotive CCM market segment, which is becoming a significant sub-market.  The ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="">9.8% CAGR 20...
  • Echolocation sensor mimics bats (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>Six year-old  Toposens of Munich is shipping its Ultrasonic Echolocation Sensor for 3D Collision Avoidance. The industrial grade sensor development kit, called ECHO ONE DK, is based on the company’s 3D ultrasonic technology, which mimics a bat’s echolocation techniques. Unlike existing sensor technologies that can be negatively impacted by lighting conditions or moisture (such as fog), ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="
  • ICL magnetometer to help NASA’s IMAP mission study solar wind (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>Imperial College London (ICL) is to design and build an instrument for NASA &#8211; a magnetometer &#8211; for its heliophysics mission, the Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP). The university will also provide ground support and personnel to support the instrument and the IMAP science team. The boost for ICL follows an agreement between NASA ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="
  • Viewpoint: Tesla v Rivian, Automotive trade secrets in the spotlight (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>In a high-profile US court action, Tesla is suing its Silicon Valley rival, Rivian, for the alleged theft of “highly-proprietary trade secrets”, writes Diego Black a partner and patent attorney in Withers &#38; Rogers. According to court papers submitted by Tesla since the case was filed last year, it is alleged that over 70 employees ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="
  • Plenoptic camera monitors industrial processes (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>Researchers at Fraunhofer IZM have joined forces with TecVenture, Optrontec and KAIST to create a high-speed camera fitted with a unique multi-lens array that can capture images with a far greater depth of field than its conventional counterparts. The system is suitable for efficient damage analytics in industrial use or for many research activities. As ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="
  • EMSNOW Executive Interview: Audrey McGuckin, CEO, McGuckin Group and Women On Their Way (WOTW) (emsnow)
    <img width="300" height="200" src="" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="Women On Their Way Main Image" loading="lazy" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" link_thumbnail="" srcset=" 300w,
  • Ed Taps Energy (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>I am preparing to sacrifice my liver for my country, Ed confides to his diary, this evening I go to the Russian Embassy to meet my Russkie counterpart. It’s always fun going to the Russian Embassy, the drink flows and by God those guys can sink it. My counterpart, the Russian Industry Minister, is the ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="">Ed Taps Energy</a></p> <p>Or just read mo...
  • Cutting-edge dry storage products and solutions with Totech Europe at Productronica 2021 (emsnow)
    Moisture Management Specialist Totech EU will feature its wide range of electronics dry storage and logistics Solutions at November’s Productronica along with our partner ASYS at stand A3-277. After what seems like an age without live events, the entire Totech team is looking forward to reconnecting with customers and prospects in person. This will be the [&#8230;]
  • IDC Reveals New Supply Chain Priorities in Asia/Pacific (emsnow)
    SINGAPORE— Over the past year, organizations across Asia/Pacific had to recalibrate their business models as every aspect of operation was disrupted by the pandemic. While there are many factors at play, Covid-19 highlighted the weaknesses of the global supply chain, with production and distribution of essential goods halted as lockdowns were enforced. Organizations will need [&#8230;]
  • EMSNOW Launches Special India Coverage (emsnow)
    EMSNOW is pleased to announce the launch of a monthly newsletter on the growing electronics manufacturing industry in India. In collaboration with  ESC India, we are ramping up our coverage of this dynamic region. Our monthly coverage will include interviews, data and insights, announcements of company news about India, and reports from analysts with expertise about doing business [&#8230;]
  • Sivers Semi is gearing up for growth – acquires MixComm (Evertiq)
    Swedish technology company, Sivers Semiconductors, is looking to take pole position 5G mmWave semiconductors, and the company is taking a major step with the acquisition of US-based mmWave challenger, MixComm Inc.
  • 3D-printable oscilloscope probe to wire adapter (EDN News)
    <p>In the lab, a common frustration is supporting an oscilloscope probe for continuous monitoring. There are many probe holders available: some good, some not so good, and some very expensive.  Presented here is an adapter that allows you to solder the probe to the PCB (<strong>Figure 1</strong>).</p> <p><img loading="lazy" class="aligncenter wp-image-4479892 size-large" src=";resize=902%2C738" alt="" width="902" hei...
  • UK made: Saietta turns to Sensor Technology for electric motor instrumentation (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>When it needed wireless torque sensors, Oxfordshire-based Saietta turned to Sensor Technology, based just down the road in Banbury. Saietta is a developing electric motor intellectual property for light-weight electric vehicle propulsion. Its &#8216;S-AC&#8217; motor is a brushless axial-flux AC machine (right), designed for mass manufacture and optimised for vehicles such as scooters, motorbikes, quadbikes and ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.electronics...
  • Most Read articles – Nvidia-Arm, Important Taiwan, Risc-V Integrity (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>There's the Nvidia acquisition of Arm (both news story and blog post), the new Chair of the IET, the Integrity RTOS for RISC-V and the importance of Taiwan.</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="">Most Read articles &#8211; Nvidia-Arm, Important Taiwan, Risc-V Integrity</a></p> <p>Or just read more coverage at <a rel="nofollow" href="ht...
  • HansaMatrix to evaluate alternatives for further business development (Evertiq)
    The Latvian EMS provider announces that it will conduct a strategic review of its business with the aim of supporting further growth and to enhance shareholder value.
  • Stumbling Into Fame And Fortune (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>Eugene Kleiner, co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers, was a reluctant recruit into the semiconductor business. Julius Blank, another Fairchild co-founder, is quoted by Charlie Sporck in his book SPINOFF as saying that an early recruit to Shockley Semiconductor, Dean Knapic (incidentally the first Silicon Valley spin-off leaving Shockley to found ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="
  • 3.5W current sense resistors in 2512 SMD package (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>Stackpole Electronics is aiming at consumer and industrial electronic devices with a surface-mount 3.5W current-sensing resistor. Called CSRT2512-UP, it comes in a 2512 case size &#8211; 6.3 x 3.2 x 0.7mm. &#8220;The AEC-Q200 compliant CSRT2512-UP has unique thin film material properties and processing to provide higher continuous power ratings and higher pulse power ratings than other thin ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="
  • Keeping EMI from LED drivers under control (Evertiq)
    Question: How can I reduce electromagnetic interference when using LED drivers in lighting design?
  • AT&S continues to invest – 700 new jobs to be created (Evertiq)
    The Austrian electronics specialist says it will invest EUR 500 million in its Leoben location over the next few years. The investment will see the creation of 700 new jobs.
  • SKIET opens its first European lithium-ion battery separator plant (Evertiq)
    SK IE Technology (SKIET), the material business subsidiary of SK Innovation has officially opened its lithium-ion battery separator plant in Silesia Province, Poland, the company’s first European production base.
  • Saab expands its Finnish operations (Evertiq)
    The Swedish defence company continues to expand research and development operations in Finland, now into the fields of data-link communication technology as well as Virtual and Extended Reality (VR/XR) technology.
  • TSMC's looking to expand with new chip plant in Japan (Evertiq)
    During an online earnings briefing, TSMC CEO C. C. Wei, announced the company's intention to build a specialty technology fab in Japan.
  • Bosch to set up R&D centre for automotive electronics in Ireland (Evertiq)
    The German engineering and technology company has announced that it will establish an automotive R&D centre in Limerick, Ireland, creating over 30 new jobs over the course of the next two year.
  • Power and compound fab capacity projected to top record (Evertiq)
    Fueled by pent-up demand for automotive electronics caused by semiconductor supply chain disruptions wrought by the pandemic, worldwide installed capacity for power and compound semiconductor fabs is projected to top 10 million wafers per month (WPM) for the first time in 2023, growing to 10.24 million WPM (in 200mm equivalents) and climbing to 10.6 million WPM in 2024, SEMI reports.
  • Women in Electronics Leadership Event (emsnow)
    OCTOBER 26, 2021 9AM PT/11AM CT/12PM ET Join us for a “let’s get real” conversation with industry top leaders to address critical topics impacting the face of our industry landscape moving forward.  Let’s hear how our leaders are pivoting to address the industry talent crisis along with daily leadership challenges, especially now in times of [&#8230;]
  • DRAM Prices Projected to Enter Period of Downswing in 2022 as Demand Lags Behind Supply, Says TrendForce (emsnow)
    DRAM contract prices are likely to exit a bullish period that lasted three quarters and be on the downswing in 4Q21 at a QoQ decline of 3-8%, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations. This decline can be attributed to not only the declining procurement activities of DRAM buyers going forward, but also the drop in DRAM [&#8230;]
  • IC Industry at Heart of Possible China Takeover of Taiwan, Reports IC Insights (emsnow)
    Combined, China and Taiwan would hold about 37% of global IC capacity, almost 3x that of North America. IC Insights’ October Update to The McClean Report, to be released later this month, draws upon information contained in its Global Wafer Capacity 2021-2025 report to discuss the current high tension environment between China and Taiwan and what it could mean for [&#8230;]
  • Teardown: Apple TV (3rd generation) – take it apart, and what do you see? (EDN News)
    <p>Apple’s TV (and TV accessory) hardware aspirations extend <a href="" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="external noopener noreferrer">all the way back to 1993</a>, but hear the words “Apple TV” and most of you think of the multi-generation product line that began with “iTV” in 2006. Essentially a mac Mini with TV-friendly video outputs, running a streamlined version of Mac OS on an Intel Pentium M CPU and NVIDIA GPU, the...
  • Is a concrete rechargeable battery in your future? (EDN News)
    <p>Many of our common devices use rechargeable batteries (also called “secondary” batteries) rather than single-use non-rechargeable ones (primary batteries). We expect that sooner or later we’ll need to replace the non-rechargeable batteries at some point, assuming the entire unit is not a “throwaway” one-time use product (I know that’s a bad thing in most cases, but sometimes it is the only viable and effective way to power the product). But it’s also easy to get so comfortable using products ...
  • How wireless commissioning is performed in a smart home: Part 1 (EDN News)
    <p>Commissioning is among the first few steps in an IoT device’s lifecycle; it’s done in the first few minutes you spend with your newly bought smart home device. The first step is unboxing the device, and the second is pairing it with your home network. This pairing step is often kept very simple from the consumer standpoint.</p> <p>The worst user experience would be a complicated pairing device. No consumer wants to read catalogs or dig deep into the technical aspects of pairing the smart home...
  • Light sensor affords UVA detection (EDN News)
    <p>Aimed at wearable and mobile devices, the TSL2585 ambient light sensor from ams Osram warns users of excessive exposure to dangerous <span class="ILfuVd"><span class="hgKElc">ultraviolet A</span></span> (UVA) rays. This single device not only provides ambient UV index estimation, but also ambient light sensing for display brightness management and auto-exposure and flicker detection for camera assistance. It comes in a 6-pin OLGA package that is just 2.0×1.0×0.35 mm, small enough for use in s...
  • AI models recognize children’s speech (EDN News)
    <p>Custom-trained speech-recognition models from Sensory understand the linguistic patterns associated with children’s speech. The models take advantage of Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree phrase-spotting technology and TrulyNatural large-vocabulary continuous-speech recognizer. Developers of apps, toys, and wearables for children can implement accurate voice control with privacy thanks to the Sensory AI-on-the-edge architecture.</p> <p><img loading="lazy" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-4479828" ...
  • LED status indication battery charger (EDN News)
    <p>I recently got an assignment to design a battery charger. I decided to use the BQ2000TSN from Texas Instruments because of its versatility in battery chemistry. In my case the battery charger is used to charge a Lithium-ion battery pack.</p> <p>The BQ2000 has an open drain N-Channel LED output on pin 3 which can be used with a LED as a charge status indicator. The different modes are in short:</p> <ul> <li>High impedance, fast charge cycle ended (internal FET not conducting)</li> <li>Low, fas...
  • 8.3-Mpixel sensor delivers high dynamic range (EDN News)
    <p>Onsemi’s AR0821CS CMOS digital image sensor features on-chip HDR technology that achieves a dynamic range in excess of 140 dB. The 1/1.7-in. sensor provides 4K video with 8.3-Mpixel resolution at 60 frames/s, while consuming very low power.</p> <p><img loading="lazy" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-4479795" src="" alt="" width="800" height="534" srcset="
  • Vibration monitoring sensors are self-powered (EDN News)
    <p>The Fluke 3562 screening vibration sensor system boasts batteryless operation using thermoelectric or photovoltaic energy harvesters. Comprising hardware, software, and service, the system allows machine condition monitoring that is scalable to as many as 1000 wireless vibration sensors per gateway.</p> <p><img loading="lazy" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-4479792" src="" alt="" width="800" height="533" srcset="https...
  • Dev kit promotes at-a-distance wireless charging (EDN News)
    <p>An active energy-harvesting development kit from Energous employs a 1-W transmitter that can charge multiple devices simultaneously. The kit leverages the company’s WattUp RF-based wireless charging technology, which delivers power via radio bands to enable over-the-air charging for smart homes and buildings, industrial IoT sensors, and many other connected devices.</p> <p><img loading="lazy" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-4479788" src="