Component obsolescence: Is your process up to the challenge?
Obsolete end-of-life (EOL) components can be a challenge for design engineers. Having the right processes in place to deal with them doesn''t have to be.
Special Report: Top 25 global electronics component distributors
Although the electronic components distribution landscape remains relatively unchanged from last year, the business itself is wilder than ever.
Ulysses and the Sirens: Distributors eye consumer business longingly but warily
Will distributors be lured by the promise of consumer dollars, or will they maintain their course?
Did lessons from the 2011 tsunamis and floods really sink in?
Following a relatively mild year in terms of natural disasters, supply-chain companies are cautioned to fight complacency.
Resolving design chain vs supply chain conflicts
Engineers don't design for the supply chain; they design for their customers.
America's declared (and undeclared) cyberwar
The US government is employing several tactics to protect national interests from network attacks and data theft.
Tips for design engineers: tapping into online design tools
One available resource is designed to support the engineer from prototype to production.
Dueling swords in the EMS sector
Electronics manufacturing services providers are experimenting with a revenue model that emphasizes quality instead of volume.
The anti-counterfeit movement: Is it really a movement yet?
Despite greater awareness and significant strides, the high-tech sector is only beginning to grasp what it means to deal with counterfeit part tracking and reporting.
A circuit simplification for AC power supply surge protection devicesStories 1 - 10 of 194
An attempt is made to simplify the circuit of the traditional surge protective device installed on single-phase AC power supply lines of electronic systems while still retaining comparable performance.