Atlanta, GA – The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is pleased to announce that Dean Kamen, founder and president of DEKA Research & Development Corporation will speak at the 2011 Executive Conference, “Partnering for Profitable Growth”. Kamen’s presentation “The Future Belongs to the Innovators” will explore his experiences developing game-changing medical technologies and his work inspiring the next generation of scientific leaders through the FIRST Robotics program.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 26, 2011 – ITT Corporation and Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. announced an agreement to combine their respective technology expertise and jointly develop an airborne solution that meets the interoperability needs of the tactical Warfighter. The new system is expected to be the fastest means of transforming raw sensor and metadata into geospatial intelligence in a small, standards-compliant configuration while a mission is on-station.
C&K Components, a leading international supplier of pushbutton switches, tact switches, toggle and rocker switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has expanded its switch product offering with the acquisition of Comax Industrial Co. Ltd. An innovative designer and manufacturer of switch products and assemblies, Comax Industrial Co.
The ability to develop web-based applications for all mobile devices will be the key to the emerging ‘Bring your own Device’ (BYOD) initiative, according to United Planet, one of the leading developers of Enterprise Portal software in Europe. Employees are increasingly using personal mobile devices in the business environment but whilst this ensures that staff are able to use their preferred mobile device and are therefore contactable outside of the office, it does present certain problems.
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation announced it has stock of TE’s innovative Solid State Lighting solution – the NEVALO SSL system – designed to accelerate lighting manufacturers’ transition from traditional light sources to new LED lighting fixtures. This comprehensive system combines the many new components and disciplines of SSL systems into one simple, coherent solution that provides application flexibility and exceptional product performance.
GE Energy Power Electronics today announced an agreement to license the Lineage Power DLynx Digital Point-of-Load (POL) product portfolio to Bel Fuse Inc. DLynx leverages the strengths of digital technology to efficiently power silicon devices such as processors and memory devices on circuit boards.
Digi-Key Corporation welcomes iGEN, of UBM Electronics, as a community partner for Digi-Key’s TechXchangeSM online engineering community. The iGEN (Innovative Generation) website is an online community for budding scientists and engineers who have a passion for math and science. iGEN provides teachers and students with fun and exciting electronics, science, and math activities and resources.
Several Fortune 500 firms, which attract some of the brightest minds in business, will be setting Hult International Business School students specific ‘challenges’ that help to foster important skills such as identifying growth opportunities in emerging markets, and creating innovative business models that are fit for the future.
Cardmobili, creator of the world’s first mobile loyalty and membership cloud that connects consumers directly with brands, announces that it is to partner with Cards Unlimited B.V. in the Netherlands. Cards Unlimited, based in Cruquius, near Amsterdam, is a market leader in the production and mailing of personalised plastic cards for the loyalty, gift and banking markets.
New research shows that 95 percent of holidaymakers jet off with at least one Internet-enabled device in their luggage; half demand daily access to content no matter their location More than half of all Europeans take at least one holiday each year, which means some 250 million people are well versed in planning what essential items to squeeze into their luggage.
Amphenol Connex, a manufacturer of radio frequency (RF) connectors, adapters, cable assemblies, tools and accessories has launched a new website. The website features has an enhanced look and feel, dramatically improved navigation and more than 3 times as many products, including a full range of fixed length cable assemblies.
Energy Micro is continuing to expand its global sales network with the appointment of its first local distributor for the Russian market. Eltech will support Energy Micro's range of energy friendly ARM Cortex(TM) based EFM32 Gecko microcontrollers and EFR Draco radios for ultra low power applications.
Myriad Group AG announced that it expects preliminary (unaudited) revenue of approximately USD 35 million for its First Half 2011 results. Following the MobiWire (formerly Sagem Wireless) contract termination in September 2010 and MobiWire subsequently going into administration in May 2011, the income statement of Myriad Group AG will contain certain base effects when comparing fiscal year 2011/2010 results.
One Source Networks announces it has achieved first place in its category and second place overall in San Antonio Business Journal’s Fast Track 2011 publication. The Fast Track 2011 is the Business Journal’s annual listing of the fastest-growing companies in San Antonio, TX. This year, the Business Journal recognized 29 fast-growing businesses through a survey tallied by certified public accounting firm Carneiro, Chumney & Co.
Next year NEW:UK (National Electronics Week) will be co-locating with 7 other industry events to create the largest manufacturing event in the UK with over 1,000 exhibiting companies, covering in excess of 37,000 square metres of exhibition space. Claire Saunders, Event Director comments “In 2012 we want to build a bigger and better event for the industry, so we are today announcing that NEW:UK will be co-locating with MACH, Drives and Controls, Air-Tech, Ifpex, Plant and Asset Management, Electrex and Independent Power, Energy and Electic Expo, to create the largest manufacturing event in the UK in 2012.