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Shopping for displays?

Impact Components offers buyers an outline for identifying the right product and supplier for display applications. First, depending on the application, identify the display type: LCD or OLED. Due to how mature the technology is, liquid crystal displays are the standard for applications such as medical, automation, military, automotive, avionics, digital signage and consumer use. Organic LED displays—boasting high contrast, true-to-life colors and low power consumption—are popular for professional video industry and consumer applications from mobile phones to TVs. OLEDs do have drawbacks, though. Even using the latest technology, OLEDs suffer short longevity (MTBF to half brightness) and can be…

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Electronics Open Day

ELECTRONICS OPEN DAY! When? 1st September 2021, 9am registration Where? ART Ltd, Essex, CM8 3YQ Following the move to our…

Time for idea exchange

With the electronic components industry facing an uncertain business climate and supply-chain challenges, manufacturers, distributors and sales representatives are encouraged…

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Unmasking workplace and company culture

John Denslinger wonders what post pandemic workplaces will look like given all the data squarely points to hybrid. A careful look at a CDC demographic shows 62 per cent of…

America – Essential component battleground

John Denslinger investigates EV batteries and how their associated manufacturing and distribution supply chains represent new electronics industry frontier. I n April’s editorial I discussed the ‘small but big impact’…

Restoring order post pandemic

John Denslinger explores some of the challenges facing the global electronics supply chain as it emerges unevenly from pandemic controls. While medical teams, financial institutions and governments continue working tirelessly…

Small but big impact

John Denslinger investigates why supply constraints of the tiniest components can have significant consequences for even the biggest industries. A WSJ article published in mid-February spoke to the impact of…

5G: just in time for work from home

John Denslinger shows how 5G is turning the ‘work from home’ phenomenon from an emergency solution to a sustainable and infinitely more productive alternative. Covid is once again rewriting ‘business…

Business booms for high-service distributors

An increase in design engineering activity and tight supply of chips and other components is resulting in skyrocketing sales for high-service distributors. High-service electronics distributors have weathered the coronavirus pandemic…

Distributors expect 5G will boost business for years

Fifth-generation wireless technology’s speed and low latency will enable new applications and increase component demand. Industrial, defense and aerospace and communications have always been important customer segments for electronics distributors,…

MPU market will grow as demand, prices increase

Increased computer sales during the pandemic has resulted in greater demand for microprocessors. Semiconductor buyers can expect average prices for microprocessors to increase about 3.2 per cent over the next…