Application roadmap of thin and flexible batteries
A novel design strategy has emerged for making batteries flexible. Companies no longer purely focus on changing the chemistry or thinning the device. Instead, the special arrangement of cells make the existing batteries flexible or even foldable. This will be a quick win for wearable devices in the short-term
Market snapshot in 2014 and 2026. Last year the market was dominated by research sales. This will however change as real applications sales grow. Source: IDTechEx Research report www.IDTechEx.com/graphene
IDTechEx Research released its up-to-date market report on graphene and related materials: Graphene and 2D Materials: Markets, Technologies and Opportunities 2015-2025. The latest analysis shows that the graphene market will reach nearly $200m at the material year. This year our forecasts are more granular than
Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, today announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Norvell Electronics, a North American distributor with extensive design and manufacturing capabilities, headquartered in Carrollton,
Gianluigi Morello of Melexis & Rutronik’s Martin Grimmer confirm distribution deal
Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente and Melexis have signed a global distribution agreement covering Melexis’ entire product portfolio of sensors, sensor interface ICs, driver ICs and communication ICs. Melexis offers an extensive array of highly integrated semiconductors that help the automotive industry to
From connectivity to globalization and sustainability, Gordon Moore’s prediction for the pace of semiconductor technology advances has set the stage for global technology innovation and contribution for 50 years. The exponential advances predicted by Moore’s Law have transformed the world we live in. The
New York’s aggressive efforts to expand its clean energy economy are continuing to produce impressive results, with the state ranking third in the nation in new solar capacity during the first quarter of 2015. New York trailed only California and Nevada in Q1, according to the recently released U.S. Solar
Recon smart eyewear leads the wearables segment
Intel recently completed its acquisition of Recon Instruments. Not only is this a huge milestone for Recon and a pivotal event in the consumer electronics industry; we at Recon believe this is also a tremendous opportunity that will lead to amazing things, just as much for us as for our customers.
A recent report from Navigant Research on the global market opportunity for residential Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including forecasts for shipments, installed base, and revenue, segmented by region and device type, through 2025 is now available. As device manufacturers continue to embed communications
DuPont Building Innovations has “cut the cord” with its launch of DuPont Corian Charging Surface, a new technology that easily charges mobile devices without the need for wires and plugs cluttering the countertop. This innovative offering is on display in Chicago this week at NeoCon 2015, the largest commercial
Internet of Things Comic Book
The Internet of Things will have a profound impact in the future. Enabling anything to be connected and providing ’smartness’ to these connected things will bring value across a number of sectors in the Networked Society. But the Internet of Things, or IoT for short, is not always that easily explained.
Between 2005 and 2013 the global automotive industry grew by near 30%
Between 2005 and 2013 the global automotive industry grew by near 30%. During this same period, the Chinese automotive industry grew by 282%. These impressive figures form the backbone of a seminar on opportunities for the global electronics and electrical manufacturing communities by Dr. William Cai at the
CEA-Leti announced that seven partners have joined its fully-depleted silicon on insulator (FD-SOI) transistor architecture IC development program, Silicon Impulse, launched to provide a comprehensive IC technology platform that offers IC design, advanced intellectual property, emulator and test services along
Tollgrade Communications shared its latest findings on its grid modernisation project with DTE Energy to predict power outages before they occur, in a second Predictive Grid Quarterly Report now available for download. It is estimated that U.S businesses lose on average $15,709 every 30 minutes during a power
A new report from Navigant Research examines the market opportunity for energy service companies (ESCOs) and energy performance contracting (EPC), including market forecasts for the United States and Europe, segmented by customer type and technology, through 2024.
As potential ESCO customers continue
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) announces that the 2015 edition of its The Power Technology Roadmap is now available. The report, which forecasts the power technology and power delivery trends through 2019, includes a printed report along with a feature-rich USB memory drive containing recorded
Mouser Electronics celebrates opening a Japan Customer Service Center
Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announced the opening of a Japan Customer Service Center, located in Tokyo. Mouser will provide customer service and local technical support as it establishes a deeper collaboration with its
ViZn Energy Systems (ViZn), a leading provider of energy storage systems for microgrid and utility applications, announced that it has entered into a strategic relationship with Jabil Circuit, a design, manufacturing and supply chain management service provider, to manufacture ViZn’s redox flow batteries in
Molex, a manufacturer of interconnect solutions, announced the acquisition of ProTek Medical by Molex Ireland Holdings. Headquartered in Sligo, Ireland, ProTek Medical specialises in supplying custom solutions for medical device manufacturers in the global medical industry.
Acal BFi, a leader in advanced technology solutions, has signed a channel partner agreement in Europe with SynQor to include UK, Ireland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg and Italy. SynQor is a world-leader in high-efficiency, high-reliability power conversion solutions, designing,
Power management company Eaton announced its integrated power management solutions are validated to operate with SimpliVity’s leading hyperconverged infrastructure solution that combines all the data center services and functions below the hypervisor onto commodity x86 systems. The industry’s first power
Leading hi-tech analysts at Juniper Research are forecasting that the telematics sector will continue to outperform all other M2M markets over the next five years, in revenue terms, with one in five passenger vehicles connected globally by 2019.
Smartphone-based models have become the key disruptor
MIRA, a leading engineering, research and test consultancy with capabilities in electrical and hybrid systems, has announced a collaborative agreement with Fundação Parque
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Notice of Determination for the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), affirming that the updated code will result in energy savings in residential buildings. DOE analysis indicates that buildings meeting the 2015 IECC (as compared with buildings
Qualcomm Technologies announced at Google I/O that its premium-tier Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor will power Google's next generation Project Tango smartphone development platform. Project Tango devices combine the camera, gyroscope, and accelerometer to estimate six degrees of freedom motion tracking, providing