August 2017 Issue
Vol. 11 No. 6
Indian LED lighting industry: Poised for growth
The Indian LED lighting industry is expected to grow tremendously, even over the long term, on account of the demand for a smart, connected lifestyle and for energy-efficient products.
|Government Policies & Schemes|
EESL unveils an economical and eco-friendly ‘cooling option’
Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) is all set to roll out its super-efficient ACs under the ‘Energy Efficient AC Programme’. These not only consume less power, but are also 40 per cent more efficient than the 5-star rated ACs currently available in the Indian market.
|In The News|
Global smartphone sales up by 9.1 per cent, with maximum impact from Chinese firms
According to a report published by Gartner Inc., worldwide smartphone sales in the first quarter of 2017 amounted to 380 million units, which is a healthy rise of 9.1 per cent compared to the sales in the first quarter of the previous year.
| ||ePower Focus|
Identify the best-suited capacitors for your power systems
At present, the renewable energy market is entirely dependent on power electronics. As the world gradually shifts to clean energy, the need for this technology is also intensifying. As a result, the building blocks of power electronics such as capacitors are also witnessing a steep increase in demand.
What’s new in solder paste inspection systems?
3D solder paste inspection systems have made the inspection process more accurate and precise, minimising the warping of the PCB.
| ||T&M Focus|
The role of testing in semiconductor design and manufacturing
Accurate and stable testing and measurement is a critical aspect in all the stages of semiconductor manufacturing, in order to ensure accuracy and stability of the product.
| ||Industry News|
“India will become a US$ 1 trillion digital economy in the next five to seven years,” says Prasad
With initiatives like Make in India, Skill in India, Start-up India...
LED automotive lights: Low on expenses, yet high on power efficiency and good looks
Constant innovations in the LED and intelligent lighting domain have resulted in low-maintenance and energy-efficient automotive lighting products.
| ||Sourcing Mantra|
Thermoplastics: An alternative for building better LED housings
The fast-changing world of LED technology has spurred some new developments in LED light housings. Thermoplastics are now outperforming their metal counterparts in LED housing applications due to their enhanced properties, which were once thought to be unique to metals alone.
|LED Interesting Products|
.Lumio presents gorgeous LED lamp that opens up like a book
.Visitors can’t stop admiring the glowing hoops at this park in Boston
.Be the star of the party with Thinkgeek’s twinkling skirt
| ||LED News|
EESL to light up Indian High Commission in London with LEDs in colours of the national flag
Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) will light up the High Commission of India in London in the colours of the national flag...
Check out all the options before investing in winding machinery
From multi-speed machines to medium, large and extra-large variants, coil winding machines come in diverse types and categories, performing a wide range of functions.
| ||New Products|
.Components & Modules
.Test & Measurement
|LED New Products|
Opple launches advanced LED spotlights under professional luminaire range
Opple has expanded its portfolio of professional luminaires with the introduction of the SpotLight HJ...
| ||Advisory Panel|
Electronics Bazaar Advisory Panel
Thought leaders of India’s ESDM sector, who are advising us on how to facilitate faster growth of electronics industry in India
“I always focus on hiring people who are better than me and stronger in areas that I am weak in”
“Achievement comes from ordinary abilities applied with extraordinary persistence,” is the mantra that has brought Vijay Gujarathi, director and COO of EOS Power India Private Limited, a long way and helped him become a successful entrepreneur. In a lively conversation with Baishakhi Dutta, business journalist for Electronics Bazaar, he shares his exhilarating 25-year journey in the industry.
| ||Buyers’ Interview|
Managing the supply chain of electronic components in the repair industry is quite a challenge
Providers of repair services require components to serve their customers; however, vendors are more inclined to supply components to the manufacturers. This makes managing the supply chain of components a challenging affair for repair services. B. Nagendra, purchase manager-operations, Repair & Return Technology (India) Pvt Ltd, speaks to Sneha Ambastha from Electronics Bazaar about the challenge of procuring components for repair work.
"In a market without adequate volumes, why should companies enter the automation manufacturing domain?"
While the rest of the world is poised at the threshold of Industry 4.0, India faces many challenges when it comes to automated manufacturing. In a candid conversation with Purba Das, senior business journalist and Paromik Chakraborty, technical journalist of EFY Group, Raj Singh Rathee, MD, KUKA Robotics (India) Private Limited, talks about the hardships faced by automation manufacturers in India.