IPC-8701 – First Manufacturing Acceptability Standard for Photovoltaic (Solar) Module Assemblies Debuts

IPC-8701 Acceptability specs will help provide infrastructure for solar panel assembly

Solar panels have been in volume production for quite some time, but there are still just a limited number of standards to help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electronics manufacturing service (EMS) companies determine whether completed modules meet design and assembly requirements. IPC recently published the first document to set common acceptance criteria for finished assemblies. Continue reading

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Multi-Touch Technology, Applications and Global Markets

This report examines the global market for touch screen technologies used in various products, including smartphones, tablets, e-readers, laptop/notebook computers, televisions and various types of displays. This report is segmented into sections covering products, technologies and applications. The technology section is segmented into transparent touch screen and opaque touch screen technologies. The product market is segmented into consumer electronics products, IT products and miscellaneous products. The application segment is divided into consumer applications, enterprise applications and miscellaneous applications. The market by region is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the rest of world (ROW). Multi-touch technology market size estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2012 to 2018. Details of the new report, table of contents and ordering information can be found on Electronics.ca Publications’ web site. View the report: Multi-Touch Technology, Applications and Global Markets.

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Permanent Magnets: Technologies and Global Markets

The global permanent magnet market reached $15.1 billion in 2013. This market is expected to reach $22.9 billion in 2018 increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.7%. The global permanent magnet industry has received a considerable amount of attention in recent years, in large part due to the export restrictions placed by China on its key raw materials: rare earths. Among the permanent magnet types, NdFeB magnets are the most prominent in terms of usage in critical technologies such as automotive, power generation and electronic goods. China has recently emerged as the world’s largest producer of all types of permanent magnets, with particularly a high control over rare earth permanent magnets. Details of the new report, table of contents and ordering information can be found on Electronics.ca Publications’ web site. View the report: Permanent Magnets: Technologies and Global Markets.

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Automotive Telematics Market – Global Trends and Forecast to 2019

This report classifies and defines the automotive telematics market in terms of volume and value. This report provides comprehensive analysis and insights on the automotive telematics market (both qualitative and quantitative). The report highlights potential growth opportunities in the coming years as well as it covers review of the market drivers, restraints, growth indicators, challenges, legislation trends, market dynamics, competitive landscape, and other key aspects with respect to automotive telematics market. The key players in the automotive telematics market have also been identified and profiled.

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X-by-Wire Systems Market – Global Market Trends & Forecast to 2014 to 2019

The global X-by-Wire Systems Market is estimated to have sold over 139.3 Million Units by 2019. Both park-by-wire and shift-by-wire segments of the market will maintain a healthy growth rate during the forecasting period. The Shift-By-Wire and Park-by-Wire system market in terms of volume is projected to grow at a healthy CAGR of 9.14% and 12.31% respectively, from 2014 to 2019. Nowadays, the automotive industry is more inclined to use advanced technologies to increase the fuel efficiency, reduce the emission levels and to enhance the driving dynamics of the vehicle. These by-Wire systems have evolved from the need to lower the weight of the vehicles which is achieved by eliminating the mechanical connections in a vehicle. These transitions took place due to several reasons such as the stringent emission norms by the European Union and EPA, increase in fuel efficiency norms by CAFÉ and other authorities in European region, different road safety norms and the highly competitive market. These factors prompted companies to invest extensively in the X-by-Wire technologies so as to comply with these norms as well as to reduce the production costs and increase the driving comfort for the buyers. Details of the new report, table of contents and ordering information can be found on Electronics.ca Publications’ web site. View the report: X-by-Wire Systems Market – Global Market Trends & Forecast to 2014 to 2019.

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Lawful Interception Market

Lawful Interception (LI) has proven very helpful to security agencies and LEAs for combating terrorism and criminal activities. Mushrooming criminal activities and advancement in communication channels have driven the LI market to a large extent. For the purpose of evidence and analysis, intercepting a private communication has become very essential. LI makes this possible with government approval and by complying with international standards and national and international regulations. The global lawful interception market is $251.5 million in 2014 and is expected to reach to $1,342.4 million in the year 2019. It is expected to grow with the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 39.8% during the year 2014 to 2019. Details of the new report, table of contents and ordering information can be found on Electronics.ca Publications’ web site. View the report: Lawful Interception Market – Worldwide Forecast & Analysis 2014-2019.

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Indoor Location Market

The indoor location market life cycle widely varies region wise and also the overall market is at an amorphous stage with immense potential in the next five years. North America is expected to observe a high adoption rate of indoor location technology across various vertical markets. The growing BYOD trend is also contributing to the growth in the North America region. The indoor location market in Europe is expected to see a greater traction by the end of the forecast period. The Indoor Location Market is estimated to grow from $597 million in 2014 to $3961.8 million by 2019 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 46.0% from 2014 to 2019 Details of the new report, table of contents and ordering information can be found on Electronics.ca Publications’ web site. View the report: Indoor Location Market – Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis.

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