Woodstock Wire: Industry News

September 19, 2023

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September 19, 2023 03:25 AM

How Smart Sensors Are Revolutionizing Communication Applications

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Sensors have always played a vital role in communication applications by collecting information from various sources. By integrating microprocessors with the sensor to create smart sensors, the collection and transmission of real-time...

September 19, 2023 12:48 AM

September 14, 2023

Amazon Launches Supply Chain Services

Aspencore -- EPS News - During Accelerate, Amazon's annual seller conference, the company announced Supply Chain by Amazon, an end-to-end, fully automated set of supply chain services that will provide sellers with a complete solution to quickly and reliably move...

September 14, 2023 12:19 AM

September 11, 2023

Electronics industry supply chains look healthy

Media -- Evertiq - PC's August 2023 Global Sentiment of the Electronics Supply Chain Report shows that though cost pressures continue to impact the electronics industry, product demand and inventories remain positive, leading to a healthy supply chain.

September 11, 2023 12:48 AM

September 03, 2023

7 Ways Authorized Distribution Helps OEMs

Aspencore -- EPS News - A wide array of products now include electronic technology, so original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are scrambling to understand how to navigate the supply chain landscape of buying high-quality components. Then a disruption threatens...

September 03, 2023 08:14 PM

August 08, 2023

Electronic Component Sales Trends Improve in July

Aspencore -- EPS News - Electronic component sales trends, similar to the U.S. manufacturing index, saw improvement in July. Although both indexes are still in contraction territory, the ECIA's sales trend index (ECST) rose by 6.7 points in July to reach a level of...

August 08, 2023 02:38 AM

May 21, 2023

Comparing Tech Used for Apollo, Artemis NASA Missions

Aspencore -- EETimes - The men who designed and crafted the first practical integrated circuit (IC), the type used in the computers to guide the Apollo spacecraft that made the first U.S. moon landing, were also the unintentional fathers of Silicon Valley.


May 21, 2023 06:54 AM

European Components Distribution DMASS Report Q1 2023 Availability Improvement

Media -- Passive Components News - European components distribution ended the first quarter of 2023 with surprisingly strong sales numbers for Semiconductors and Interconnect components while commercial passive components decreased. Semiconductors in Q1 grew by...

May 21, 2023 05:47 AM

May 16, 2023

Morris Tanenbaum, Inventor of the Silicon Microchip, Dies at 94

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - Morris TanenbaumSilicon microchip inventor Fellow, 94; died 26 FebruaryTanenbaum's research in the mid-1950s proved that silicon was a better semiconductor material for transistors than germanium, which was commonly used at the time. His...

May 16, 2023 05:46 AM

May 14, 2023

Distributors thirst and prep for demand-creation snapback

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - Component distribution is their bread-and-butter business but high-value demand-creation is what distributors thirst for as electronics industry seeks a return to normality.

After a lull in demand-creation activities during the...

May 14, 2023 10:45 PM

Manufacturers Scale Back Growth Expectations

Aspencore -- EPS News - Expectations for U.S. manufacturing growth have diminished since the Institute for Supply Management's year-end outlook in December. Revenue for 2023 is expected to increase, on average, by 1.7 percent. This is 3.8 percentage points lower than...

May 14, 2023 10:27 PM

May 02, 2023

U.S. Manufacturing Marks 6-Month Contraction

Aspencore -- EPS News - U.S. factory activity contracted for the sixth straight month in April as demand remains soft and end-customer inventories continue to build. The Institute for Supply Management's PMI improved slightly in April - by 0.8 percent - to 47.1. Any...

May 02, 2023 01:50 AM

April 26, 2023

Last chance to enter the 2023 Electronics Industry Awards

Media -- Components in Electronics - Industry professionals have until 30th April to enter an innovation, product, business or individual to win a highly prestigious Electronics Industry Award

The deadline for entries and nominations...

April 26, 2023 04:44 AM

April 25, 2023

Flexpak Acquires Utah Location

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The new branch bolsters the company's footprint in the Mountain West.

April 25, 2023 03:27 AM

April 23, 2023

Time to reignite at leadership summit

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - EDS 2023 brings manufacturers, representatives and distributers together in one place to interact with decision-makers and build new business relationships

A refreshed EDS 2023 will combine insightful programming and new ways...

April 23, 2023 03:53 AM

April 16, 2023

SEMI Europe Secures 4M to Address Skills Shortage

Aspencore -- EETimes Europe - Addressing the skills shortage is one of the five key objectives of the European Chips Act. Industry association SEMI Europe has reaffirmed its commitment by taking the lead of the European Chips Skills 2030 Academy, an 18-partner consortium...

April 16, 2023 06:13 AM

April 04, 2023

The Future of Warfare is Now - and It Is Electronic

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Today's battlefield has gone electronic. Read how modern armies must not only include high-tech, best-in-class equipment and available inventory but also ultra-reliable connectivity and innovative flexibility.

April 04, 2023 08:23 PM

April 02, 2023

Automotive IoT Market To Reach $566.42 Bn in a Decade

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - Advancements in in-vehicle infotainment systems and increasing demand for connected cars and real-time vehicle and traffic data are the major driving forces for this market Automotive IoT, the technology which integrates the Internet...

April 02, 2023 07:37 PM

How and When the Chip Shortage Will End, in 4 Charts

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - One looming artifact of the pandemic that remains in 2023-the global chip shortage-has gratefully begun to recede. Unlike the state of things in mid 2021-when crimps in the semiconductor supply chain cropped up in big ways-supply and...

April 02, 2023 03:37 AM

March 31, 2023

How the AV Design Chain Leverages the Channel

Aspencore -- EETimes - After decades of eschewing electronics distributors as "middlemen" in the supply chain, automotive companies are finding value in the channel. Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and tier-1 suppliers have integrated distribution into their...

March 31, 2023 03:21 AM

March 29, 2023

2022 Connector and Semiconductor Sales Performance

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Though December 2022 showed a decrease in global semiconductor and connector sales, 2022 recorded an overall annual growth in both industries. China's ongoing challenges with COVID, the U.S. ban on selling high-end AI chips to entities...

March 29, 2023 07:54 PM

March 26, 2023

Gordon Moore, Intel Co-Founder, Dies at 94

Business Wire -- Intel and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announce that company co-founder Gordon Moore died on March 24, 2023, at the age of 94.

March 26, 2023 01:06 AM

March 25, 2023

Bill Gates Declares the Age of AI Has Begun in 7-Page Missive

Tech -- ExtremeTech - Bill Gates has become the latest tech mogul to weigh in on the recent elevation of AI into the zeitgeist. In a detailed seven-page letter about this...

March 25, 2023 10:58 PM

March 20, 2023

GPT-4 Has Been Out For 1 Day. These New Projects Show Just How Much More Powerful It Is

Media -- Time - Business - The new GPT-4 artificial intelligence software from OpenAI has only been out for one day. But developers are already finding incredible ways to use the updated tool, which now has the ability to analyze images and write code in all major...

March 20, 2023 03:49 AM

Everything You Need to Know About ChatGPT-4

Media -- Time - Tech - It's been a mere four months since artificial intelligence company OpenAI unleashed ChatGPT and - not to overstate its importance - changed the world forever. In just 15 short weeks, it has sparked doomsday predictions in global job markets,...

March 20, 2023 01:17 AM

March 19, 2023

ChatGPT-4 Looks to Push AI Innovation Beyond Shiny Object Category

Media -- PYMNTS.com - It has been about four months since OpenAI brought its ChatGPT system to proverbial life.

Since evangelists believe the consumer-facing artificial intelligence (AI) tool has changed the world forever, observers can be forgiven for feeling...

March 19, 2023 01:06 AM

OpenAI Launches Latest Version of ChatGPT With Waitlist

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The latest version of ChatGPT is now available via a waitlist.

ChatGPT-4 launched Tuesday (March 14) with a waitlist in OpenAI's application programming interface (API) and in ChatGPT+, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman said in a thread on Twitter.


March 19, 2023 12:38 AM

Improved sales sentiment from December 2022 continued in 1Q23

Media -- Evertiq - February 2023 electronic components sales sentiment powers past expectations, momentum carries into March outlook.

March 19, 2023 12:27 AM

March 06, 2023

The Transistor at 75: The First Makers, Part 6

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - The first five articles in this series discussed early licensees of the Bell Telephone Labs (BTL) transistor patents in the US and Europe. However, one more geographic region was actively involved in transistor development...

March 06, 2023 03:52 AM

March 05, 2023

AI Will Revolutionize Search Engines

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - AI is looking to significantly impact the future global search engine market as powerhouses Microsoft, using OpenAI ChatGPT, and Google, with LaMDA technology, compete to become the most dominant search service.

March 05, 2023 06:32 AM

February 27, 2023

The Transistor at 75: The First Makers, Part 4

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Last November, we celebrated the 75th anniversary of the announcement by Bell Telephone Labs (BTL) of the transistor's birth. Many articles about the early transistor developments have appeared, but I started to wonder...

February 27, 2023 06:49 AM

The Transistor at 75: The First Makers, Part 3

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Last November, we celebrated the 75th anniversary of the announcement by Bell Telephone Labs (BTL) of the transistor's birth. Many articles about the early transistor developments have appeared, but I started to wonder...

February 27, 2023 05:39 AM

The Transistor at 75: The First Makers, Part 2

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Part 1 of this article discussed the spark that ignited the commercial semiconductor industry. It was the 1952 Transistor Symposium conducted by Bell Telephone Laboratories (BTL). A book published by BTL called A History...

February 27, 2023 03:28 AM

The Transistor at 75: The First Makers, Part 1

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Last November, our industry celebrated the 75th anniversary of the announcement by Bell Telephone Labs (BTL) of the transistor's birth. I knew that many facets of the transistor's invention would be well covered so I didn't...

February 27, 2023 03:12 AM

February 12, 2023

Single digit growth in 2023

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - ECSN chairman, Adam Fletcher In this article, ECSN chairman, Adam Fletcher and market analyst, Aubrey Dunford, summarise the results of the association's annual Forecast

The Forecast predicts the UK and Ireland electronic components...

February 12, 2023 03:59 AM

February 09, 2023

How's Business? A Look at OEM Performance in 2022

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Learn how from the first half of 2021 versus the first half of 2022 all market sectors except mil/aero, computers, peripherals and consumer products saw year-over-year sales increases and the top three market sectors by sales in the first...

February 09, 2023 04:29 AM

Semis Roll To Record Q4 - DMASS

Distribution -- Disti Blog - European components distribution finished 2022 in record fashion as both semiconductors and IPE (Interconnect, Passive and Electromechanical) reported increases sales.

According to DMASS surprisingly strong semiconductor sales and normalising...

February 09, 2023 02:44 AM

January 16, 2023

World Bank: Recession a Looming Threat for Global Economy

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Officials expect weaker growth in all the world's top economies - the U.S., Europe and China.

January 16, 2023 04:27 AM