December 2019 Issue
Vol. 13 No. 10
An overview of the Indian Electronics Design Market
In spite of an increase in domestic production, the import of electronics into India continues unabated. EMS providers, therefore, must grab the opportunity to manufacture for the local market by nurturing long-term relationships with OEMs.
Evaluating high power LEDs
High power and high brightness LEDs (HBLEDs) have diverse applications. Prior to selecting these for the manufacture of lighting fixtures, it is important that they are subjected to close scrutiny. This article gives buyers a few key pointers.
The latest rework stations
Accuracy and efficiency are two of the most essential factors for evaluating rework stations, before making a purchase. Here is an update on the latest stations available in the market.
| ||Solar Energy|
The capacity to generate solar power is growing, but not fast enough
While solar energy promises to address a host of India’s energy and ecological problems, there is much to be done on the policy front if the country is to benefit from being blessed with abundant, year-round sunlight.
|LED New Products|
Inverter LED battens
Halonix has introduced inverter LED battens in two models—Halonix Prime 20W and Halonix Prime 10W. The 20W option comes with 2000 lumens in cool white...
| ||Green Energy|
"A Standardised Policy for subsidies and net metering will drive the solar rooftop segment"
India is witnessing a massive transformation in the power sector. The Centre has an ambitious goal of installing a capacity of 40GW from rooftop solar power systems by 2022...
Can world hunger be fought with solar energy?
Technology has become such an indispensable part of our lives that we find ourselves complaining when we lose access to Wi-Fi networks or some other such minor inconvenience. Yet, there is a large population struggling to get even the most basic human needs. India has been ranked 102 out of 117 countries on the Global Hunger Index 2019. But there is hope yet, as a number of companies across the globe are using solar power to improve farming methods and yields.
| ||My Story|
"Every day and every year in Asus has been challenging"
From being an introvert interested in coding to becoming a sales expert and dealing with customers was a life-changing journey for Vinay Shetty, regional head of Asus Technology Pvt Ltd – India and South Asia. In an exclusive interaction with Baishakhi Dutta, he shares the highlights of his professional journey as well as his views on the evolution of Indian businesses.
“The West Bengal electronics industry has to face stiff competition from imports from other countries as well as other states”
While West Bengal’s government agencies and associations claim that the state has invested heavily in IT and electronics and is also eyeing increased FDI to improve the ecosystem, the All Bengal Electronics and Accessories Manufacturers’ Association (ELMA), an independent industry body, has something else to say...
| ||My Story|
“Never chase money. Work hard and be passionate, and your profits will soar”
Dinesh Gupta, director, DG Energytech, believes one of the biggest reasons for his success is that, since childhood, he ardently listened to those he admired and always tried to implement their advice in his life. He shares his professional journey and personal beliefs with Nijhum Rudra.
Why go for solar LED streetlights
Solar powered LED streetlights can conserve a vast amount of electricity and ensure overall sustainability. Unlike in the case of the traditional streetlights, solar power is an inexhaustible environment-friendly and non-polluting source of energy.
| ||Foreign Investments|
"If the model of setting up a manufacturing facility in Chennai works, then we might be expanding further"
What drives a global business to invest in a manufacturing unit in India? The crucial factors include healthy local demand, and the aim to support customers with ease. Ross B. Berntson is the president and COO of Indium Corporation, and Jonas Sjoberg is its technical manager...
Electronics Bazaar Advisory Panel
Electronics Bazaar 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
| ||The Toppers|
The top 10: Consumer electronics appliance companies
The history of the Indian electronics industry goes back to the 1960s...
West India Special
The Indian electronics system design and manufacturing (ESDM) industry has been growing to meet the surge in demand for electronic products...
| ||Industry News|
MeitY launches startup hub to promote technology innovation in India
MeitY Startup Hub (MSH), a platform to connect the startup ecosystem, was formally inaugurated by Ravi Shankar Prasad, the minister for electronics and IT...
• Test & Measurement
| ||Market Research|
"Availability of the right information is critical for making any important business decision"
Exactly how big is the role played by the right information or data in the success of electronics and IoT businesses? Is data worth investing money in? As Indian technopreneurs pursue innovation and technological evolution, are they leveraging the power of research-backed content to the fullest? Aroop Zutshi, global president and managing partner of Frost & Sullivan answers these questions in a conversation with Baishakhi Dutta.
"Indian film capacitors are nearly 20 per cent more costly than those made in China"
The Indian electronic goods industry is one of the fastest growing in the world and is expected to be worth US$ 400 billion by 2020, according to IBEF (India Brand Equity Foundation). The government is working on an export-oriented policy for electronic products in order to attract investments, with plans of setting up port based electronics manufacturing clusters...
| ||ePower Focus|
The various applications of capacitors and inductors
Capacitors and inductors are important electrical components used in electronic circuits, as they offer a host of benefits including a long life and high reliability of the circuits they are used in.
India installs LED lights on the streets of Bangladesh and Maldives
In order to bolster the new energy security architecture in neighbouring countries, India has installed all-new LED lights on the streets of cities in Bangladesh and Maldives...
| ||Foreign Trade|
"The symbol of Taiwan Excellence is recognised by more than 100 countries around the world"
Taiwan Excellence is a standards organisation that assesses eligible Taiwanese products, and only those that pass its stringent tests are eligible to carry the symbol of excellence. These innovative tech brands then go on to receive significant recognition from all over the world. These include products that cater to gamers, creators, families, students and professionals. Taiwan Excellence is a mark of excellence which was initiated by the Republic of China’s (Taiwan) Ministry of Economic Affairs in 1992...