Articles & News on Embedded Control

Embedded Vision Growth Predicted

  • July 9, 2014
  • News

Shipments of embedded vision devices in the automotive, industrial automation, physical security and business intelligence markets are forecast to exceed 14 million units in 2018, up from almost four million units this year.

Robots create jobs in Electronics Industry

  • July 3, 2014
  • News

According to a report by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), from 2008 to 2011 robotics created up to 80,000 jobs in the electronics sector.

JOT Automation opens Office in Silicon Valley

  • July 3, 2014
  • News

Silicon Valley operations will be managed by Lauri Antila, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Astrodyne Acquires Filter Concepts

  • June 30, 2014
  • News

The Filter Concepts team and operations will be combined with Astrodyne’s existing EMI filter operations in Yorba Linda, Calif.,

Digi-Key updates Free Scheme-it Circuit Design Tool

  • June 20, 2014
  • News

New features add design functionality, increasing supplier integration and streamlining the circuit design process.

ITTIA Compares its DB SQL to SQLite

  • May 30, 2014
  • News

ITTIA's research says DB SQL significantly outperforms SQLite in write throughput, boasting high insert and update performance both on flash media and hard disk.

Digi-Key to resell Mentor Graphics Designer Schematic Software

  • May 21, 2014
  • News

Designer Schematic Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software is available from Digi-Key for $300.

How Can the Right Database Save Development Time and Cost?

  • May 14, 2014
  • Feature

By Sasan Montaseri, ITTIA Developers must plan for data management from the earliest stages of product development. Without the right database, developers risk incurring hidden costs as the complexity and scale of the application grows, including: data loss, inconsistency, poor performance, undetected conflicts, and boundless resource consumption.

Database management for industrial automation systems

  • May 13, 2014
  • Feature

By Nigel Rozier, Raima From batch processing to sophisticated real-time processes, effective data management is the key to boosting efficiency, increasing productivity and reducing costs in industrial applications. This article explores the role of data management solutions embedded within industrial automation systems.

Bel to Acquire Power-One Power Solutions From ABB

  • May 1, 2014
  • News

Bel will pay approximately $117 million in cash to acquire the Power Solutions business, which had 2013 revenue of approximately $251 million.