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TrendForce Announces the Global Ranking of Branded SSD Module Makers for 2017; Kingston, ADATA, and Tigo Took Top 3 Positions

23 Oct

DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, announces the global ranking of SSD module makers (NAND Flash manufacturers excluded) for 2017 based on the shipments of their own-branded SSD products in the channel market. Kingston, ADATA, and Tigo took the top three positions in the ranking, with market shares of 23%, 8%, and 7% respectively. (more…)

Comcast Now Nation’s Largest Provider of Gigabit Internet

23 Oct

Comcast announced that it is the nation’s largest provider of gigabit broadband, with the ultra-fast Xfinity Gigabit Internet and Comcast Business Gigabit services now available to nearly all of the company’s 58 million homes and businesses passed in 39 states and the District of Columbia. This deployment represents the fastest roll out of gigabit speeds to the most homes in the country. Comcast has increased speeds 17 times in 17 years and has doubled the capacity of its broadband network every 18-24 months. (more…)

QuintessenceLabs Scales Up, Attracts Top Leadership in Growth Phase

23 Oct

QuintessenceLabs (QLabs), a leader in quantum cybersecurity known for its quantum random number generators and integrated data protection capabilities, welcomes Andreas Baumhof as its Vice President of Technology. Baumhof joins the executive leadership team as the company enters a new phase of growth to help further develop the QuintessenceLabs portfolio and grow awareness of the company’s technologies and applications. Baumhof officially joined QuintessenceLabs at its global headquarters, effective October 15, 2018. (more…)

MIPI Alliance Enables First Wave of 5G Smartphones

22 Oct

The MIPI Alliance, an international organization that develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries, today announced at MIPI DevCon Seoul that all of its specifications relevant for applications in mobile platforms are 5G ready. A new white paper— “Making the 5G Vision a Reality: A 5G Readiness Assessment of MIPI Specifications”—details how key specifications, such as those for cameras, displays and audio, enable the initial 5G smartphone market and address some of the growing 5G use cases beyond mobile. (more…)

FLIR Systems Announces Industry-First Deep Learning-Enabled Camera Family

22 Oct

FLIR® Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced the FLIR Firefly® camera family, the industry’s first deep learning inference-enabled machine vision camera. The FLIR Firefly, which integrates the Intel® Movidius Myriad 2 Vision Processing Unit (VPU), is designed for image analysis professionals using deep learning for more accurate decisions, and faster, easier system development. (more…)

Market Share of Electric Scooter in Taiwan to Reach 10% in 2019, Says TrendForce

22 Oct

According to EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, eased oil prices and sliding xEV battery costs may drive Taiwan’s fledgling electric scooter market. Taiwan is expected to have 78000 electric scooters in 2018, taking a share of 8% in its overall scooter market. For 2019, the market share of electric scooters will reach 10%, of which 90% will be heavy electric scooters, up from 85% in 2018. (more…)

Motorola Solutions Announces Strategic Partnership with LexisNexis® Risk Solutions

19 Oct

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) has announced an exclusive partnership with the government division of LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a leading global provider of information and analytics. The partnership will bring LexisNexis Risk Solutions data and analytics into Motorola Solutions’ public safety software platform, enabling users to better focus investigations, detect patterns, anticipate events and deploy resources more efficiently. (more…)

Precision Metalforming Association Launches Online Learning Platform

19 Oct

The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) has launched a robust educational platform to help members and others take on the manufacturing industry skills gap. METALFORM EDU, with majority funding by the PMA Educational Foundation, is a unique, online learning-management system to help metalformers acquire the industry-specific skills they need to strengthen their own careers and push the industry forward. (more…)

Arizona Taps Intel for Lead Role in Automated Vehicle Safety Institute

18 Oct

What’s New: The state of Arizona has announced the formation of the Institute for Automated Mobility to advance the safe deployment of automated vehicles. Intel Corporation is a founding partner of the new institute. This unique public-private consortium will focus on the liability, regulatory and safety implications of automated vehicles and will work to develop standards and best practices for the industry to follow. The group is already working on liability and regulatory research as well as plans for an enclosed 2.1-mile safety test track. (more…)

comforte Hires Payments and Data Security Expert Glenn Kusik as Chief Architect for Enterprise Data Protection

17 Oct

comforte has welcomed Glenn Kusik to the company to serve as Chief Architect for Enterprise Data Protection in a period of rapid growth in the data protection market. (more…)