July 2019 Issue
Vol. 13 No. 5
Taking the pulse of the Indian medical electronics market
Emerging technological innovations are changing the way healthcare is delivered around the world and in India. The outlook for the Indian medical electronics industry is indeed bright. However, while opportunities abound, the industry needs to leverage the tech advances and keep innovating to retain its competitive edge.
Top six electric vehicle manufacturers in India
Public transport in India runs predominantly on fossil fuels. This leads to high levels of pollution in urban areas, and contributes to the growing current account deficit arising from high fuel imports. The stop-and-go traffic situation in our country also reduces the efficiency of conventional engines. These are just some of the factors that make electric mobility a critical intervention. So let’s find out who were the top manufacturers of electric vehicles in India in 2018-19.
Battery management systems enhance reliability and safety in electric vehicles
With the Indian government pushing for a larger number of electric vehicles on the country’s roads, the battery management system (BMS) industry is poised to grow significantly in the coming years.
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“Net metering and central financial assistance will provide the ultimate push to rooftop solar installations in India”
Rooftop solar systems provide clean energy, resulting in multiple environmental and monetary benefits. To actually enjoy these benefits, the Indian government should set up stricter norms to avoid heavy reliance on fossil fuels in the power industry. Besides, the government should step up its efforts on building mass awareness to ensure a smart transition towards a greener future. In an interaction with Potshangbam July of Electronics Bazaar, Animesh Manek, managing director of Avishakti Rooftop Solar Pvt Ltd, talks about how rooftop solar installations are not just about saving electricity but also play a big role in the larger picture of environment conservation.
The sensors behind the navigation, driving and performance of autonomous vehicles
The self-driving, autonomous vehicle has been getting lots of attention due to significant development efforts and dramatic progress made by companies such as Google. While the widespread use of autonomous vehicles on public roads is probably still years away, these vehicles are already being employed in ‘constrained’ applications such as open-pit mines and farming.
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LED light for indoor horticulture applications
Heliospectra has expanded its LED lighting solutions with a high-voltage adjustable spectrum light for greenhouse and indoor horticulture applications...
LED lights: The changing dynamics of energy consumption in the healthcare sector
The overall benefits of LED lights are making waves in the healthcare space. Apart from ensuring considerable energy savings, LEDs are also contributing towards creating a positive environment in hospitals.
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NITI Aayog to develop index that ranks AI adoption in India
The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog, which is the country’s policy commission, is planning to develop an AI readiness index...
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
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The latest offerings in low and medium volume pick-and-place machines
Due to the ever-changing requirements of customers, the latest medium and low volume pick-and-place machines have become more accurate, flexible and automated.
Thermal management for LED bulbs: Technology is evolving
The quality and the reliability of the light of an LED are both temperature-dependent. This makes thermal management critical to maximise an LED’s output. Since LEDs are semiconductors, they emit a substantial amount of heat in a very small area. That’s why the most appropriate thermal management solutions should be considered to dissipate the highly concentrated waste heat.
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Touch-sensitive panel OLED display
Display specialist, Electronic Assembly has come up with what it claims is a first-of-its-kind OLED display equipped with a touch-sensitive panel crafted with real glass...
|Test & Measurement|
"Excellent leadership is the key to our continued success"
The success strategies, growth mantras, and the culture of innovation of established players like Rohde & Schwarz in competitive markets like electronics, are fascinating subjects for anyone interested in this dynamic sector. Baishakhi Dutta of the EFY Group spoke with Nasser Jariwala, senior director - sales and operations (T&M), Rohde & Schwarz India, to learn about all this, and the firm’s business plans in India.
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"Our plan is that anything the consumer buys from Havells should be Internet ready or IoT enabled"
As the Indian electronics manufacturing sector grows, we look at examples of firms that are not only manufacturing in India, but do so at standards that allow them to compete globally. Nijhum Rudra from Electronics Bazaar speaks with Vivek Yadav, vice president, Havells India Limited, about the current prospects and the future of the Indian electronics industry, as well as the various challenges Havells is facing and its business model.
Atomberg’s founder share tips on how to succeed as a consumer electronics startup
Atomberg has recently received an undisclosed amount of funding from Hero Group’s Suman Kant Munjal, and is heading towards a turnover of Rs.100 crores this year. Mukul Yudhveer Singh, senior journalist from the EFY Group spoke to Sibabrata Das, co-founder, Atomberg Technologies, about what went right for the firm and what the ideal approach ought to be for someone entering the consumer electronics domain as a startup.
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"For the domestic market, we will be looking for distributor partners who have prior exposure to SMT machines"
While manufacturing has not been India’s strength in the past, things seem to be changing for the better over the past few years. Vishal Deoarshi, director and co-founder of VD Intellysis, a new player in the domestic SMT manufacturing domain, speaks to Baishakhi Dutta of the EFY Group. The conversation covers the rationale behind the strategic move into the SMT space and the company’s business plans to stay strong in the market. Excerpts follow...
Mitatronics to soon offer services for life cycle testing of electronic systems
Mitatronics, with its strong technical team, strategic partnerships and manufacturing infrastructure, provides its customers the advantage of conceptualising, designing and realising a product under one roof.
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LED Expo 2019 displays the latest developments in LED lights for various sectors
LED Expo 2019, Mumbai, one of the biggest LED trade fairs in Asia, recently showcased the most important categories within the sector such as smart lights and solar lights...
"The Indian surveillance market is expected to reach US$ 2.4 billion by 2020"
The rise of global terrorism and other crimes has strengthened the Indian IP surveillance market. The government has also undertaken various initiatives to install surveillance cameras in important public places. Reports claim that over two million surveillance products were sold in 2017. Experts also claim that the domestic IP surveillance market is growing at a rate of 20-25 per cent, yearly. At the end of FY 2017, the Indian surveillance market was valued at around Rs.82 billion; it reached Rs.110 billion in FY2018 and is expected to touch Rs.200 billion in FY2020...