IDTechEx find that the market for printed and potentially printed electronics in 2012 will be $9.4 Billion. This includes devices not yet printed today but which are moving towards being printed. Of this market, 30% of the devices studied are made predominately by printing, and 6% are on a non-rigid substrate.
“People have wanted to leave their mark since the beginning of humanity,” says Veysel Berk, creator of the mobile app Wallit. “Now they are going to be able to do that digitally using their smartphones.” Released Tuesday for iPhone and iTouch, Wallit is hailed by Berk as the world’s first “social augmented reality app.
Major carriers, arguing that their networks are clogged with smart-phone and tablet traffic, are increasingly implementing data throttling, the practice of targeting heavy users by slowing down data-transfer speeds. Now a gadget invented at Bell Labs—a programmable, pint-sized transmitter that requires no new traditional cell towers—could rapidly add capacity and thus help avoid data bottlenecks.
With Wednesday’s launch of the iPad HD now pretty much a forgone conclusion, a report has surfaced of a mysterious “Apple Store event” planned for Friday, March 16. 9to5Mac cites an “Apple Store source who has been reliable in the past” for a speculative report about an announcement that day.
Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. Today, we’re looking at three particularly interesting stories. Next-Gen iPad to Be Unveiled Today The biggest story of the day is, of course, Apple’s unveiling of the next-generation iPad, which will happen in San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater.
LCR Electronics is pleased to announce Rodney Boyd as the new Southeastern Regional Sales Manager for EMI Filters and Electronic Products. Rodney is based in Northwest Georgia and responsible for LCR’s sales in NC, SC, TN, GA, AL, FL, MS, AR, LA, OK and TX. “Rodney brings extensive knowledge of the military EMI filter marketplace to our organization.
Leading industry executives across the Middle East and Africa are being invited to a highly exclusive summit at the region’s premier broadband event. The Executive Summit at Broadband MEA 2012 will be held on Monday 26 March and will allow participants to address critical issues in today’s broadband industry and agree how to drive sustainable growth in the MEA region.
Molex Incorporated will partner with Altera Corporation and Gennum Corporation to demonstrate interoperability of a 28 Gbps Very Short Reach (VSR) interconnect solution at OFC/NFOEC, March 6 – 8. The companies are using this opportunity to illustrate their commitment to helping system engineers and manufacturers develop higher density and lower power optical networks.
FCI and Amphenol have entered into a second source agreement covering the InfinX® high speed mezzanine connector family. "The licensing agreement, based on the sharing of innovative patented high speed mezzanine connector and BGA connector termination technologies, leverages the respective and complementary strengths of FCI and Amphenol,” said Pete Curwen, President of the FCI Electronics Division.
BearCom made available an instructional, animated video detailing the important changes coming soon to the federal regulation of two-way radios. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is requiring companies and public agencies that use two-way radios to employ 12.5 kHz narrowband technology. Users must modify their FCC licenses and, when appropriate, reprogram or replace existing equipment to meet the narrowbanding requirement.
SpringSoft unveiled the third generation of its market-leading debug automation software. The new Verdi3™ product is an open platform that introduces user personalization, customization, and enhanced interoperability to create a powerful debug cockpit, and is built on a next-generation software architecture for significant performance and capacity gains.
RFHIC estimates the four largest mobile network operators would save $20 billion over the next ten years by utilizing GaN technology for their wireless infrastructures. As consumer demand increases in the wireless industry with exploding video data needs, wireless infrastructure struggles to keep pace.
Professionals explore topic at LISTA and LatinoHIT’s EHRInsight’s 2015 Kickoff in Washington, D.C. Over 75 distinguished medical and technology professionals gathered at the EHRInsight 2015 seminar series in Washington, D.C. to discuss the expansion of Electronic Health Records (EHR), telemedicine, mobile health, and health information technologies in the Latino community.
Solution supports activation and remote configuration of CDMA devices Oberthur Technologies, the world’s second largest provider of security and identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, today announced a key partnership agreement with Interop Technologies, a leading provider of mobile device management, connectivity gateway, and messaging solutions for CDMA operators.
Rogers Corporation has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Grudzien as Vice President of its Advanced Circuit Materials Division, replacing Michael Bessette, who is retiring after 37 years with the Company. Grudzien joined Rogers in 2000, and has served as Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing for the past 4 years.