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Health Care’s New Home

Illustration by Jordon Cheung When it comes to an annual checkup at the doctor’s office, we all know the drill: reflexes, breath tests, blood-pressure screenings. Until recently, doctors haven’t had much to go on beyond simple tests and general updates…
Six Ways Industry 4.0 Is Changing Manufacturing

By Sekaran Letchumanan, Flex Industry 4.0 is the manufacturing movement that is reshaping the business of building products. Defined by unparalleled machine intelligence and connectivity, industry 4.0 introduces cyber-physical systems and IoT on the factory floor. Our modern manufacturing efforts…
5G New Radio: The Next Step in Mobile Communications

By Alejandro Buritica, Senior Marketing Manager, National Instruments The growing demands and challenging requirements placed on the mobile communication industry has resulted in the introduction of the 5th Generation (5G) mobile communication technology, with a new radio access network and…
Indium Corporation’s  2019 Outlook

Christopher Nash, Solder Paste Product Manager It is truly an exciting time to be involved in the electronics assembly industry. Indium Corporation has seen tremendous growth in 2018 and future growth appears inevitable with the abundance of new technoloy, technological…
LED & Diode Markation Guidelines for PCBs

By Duane Benson, Chief Technology Champion at Screaming Circuits Have you ever had an LED or other diode placed backwards? PCB assemblers work hard to place every component, from the largest, highest pin-count logic chip, down to the smallest passive…
ElectronicsMaker – 15 Most Promising Semiconductor Companies

The editors of Electronics Maker identified 15 semiconductor companies that have contributed products and technology that have made the industry what it is today. Semiconductors are everywhere. As electronic devices proliferate, the companies that make semiconductors continue to prosper. In…
Toshiba Releases Bluetooth® 5 IC for Automotive Applications

October 30, 2018 Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation Highly expandable and integrated device will be fully AEC-Q100 qualified TOKYO—Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (“Toshiba”) has added “TC35681IFTG”, a new IC for automotive applications, to its line-up of ICs…