New global research from Farnell: Industry 4.0 expected to be lead application for IoT within 5 years

Farnell, has published new research on the Internet of Things (IoT) which reveals the growing role of IoT for industrial automation and control applications essential to the delivery of Industry 4.0. The IoT Survey, which is run annually by Farnell, generates new insights on this key market, including opportunities and challenges for engineers working in IoT.

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Digi-Key Electronics Announces Dedicated Solutions for Startups

Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, furthered their dedication to enabling the world’s innovation by launching a microsite and help manual dedicated to making startups’ dreams become realities. The startup site leverages resources, tools and knowledge Digi-Key has amassed in working with thousands of startups every year. The manual, called the Startups Survival Guide, is the second edition leveraging Digi-Key’s partnership with Startups Magazine. Both resources follow the 10-step journey, from ideation and prototyping through production and support, and provide expertly curated success factors to help mitigate the complexities and navigate towards success.

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STMicroelectronics Joins mioty® alliance extending opportunities for Massive IoT applications

STMicroelectronics is inspiring next-generation Massive IoT applications, which are driven by scale rather than speed, through support for the mioty® standard, which enables highly scalable, long-range, and extremely low-power wireless connections.

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Strategy Analytics: Half-Billion wearables sold worldwide in 2020

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, more than a half-billion wearables were sold worldwide for the first time ever in 2020. TWS Bluetooth earbuds and smartwatches from Apple, Xiaomi and others were among the main drivers of wearables growth.

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