June 2017 Issue
Vol. 11 No. 4
Strategic electronics: Opportunities and challenges
The large scale modernisation of India’s defence forces is on the anvil, and the next decade is likely to see an exponential growth in the strategic electronics sector. The EB editorial team interacted with industry thought leaders to get their inputs about this sector and also collated insights of the speakers at a conference organised by ELCINA — Defcon (Defence Electronics Conclave) at Hyderabad. Read on to learn more about the emerging business opportunities in this exciting field.
Drones: Show me the money
The CIA first used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) over Afghanistan in 2000, and post the 2001 terror attacks in the USA drones have become a part of the US military...
|In The News|
Smartphone shipments in India grew at a healthy rate in Q1 2017
Smartphone shipments in India registered a growth of 15 per cent YoY in the first quarter of 2017, with the top five brands contributing to almost 70 per cent of the total smartphone market.
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Allnyx Technologies focuses on manufacturing imported products locally
Established in 2015, Allnyx Technologies is an ISO 9002:2015 certified electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company that provides services and solutions in the fields of design and engineering, rapid prototyping, and much more.
"As newcomers in India, we wanted to partner with someone who has enough strength in the northern region of the country"
Sanyo Denki India Pvt Ltd has entered into a brand new alliance with ITP Electronics Pvt Ltd to boost its presence across India. In a conversation with the Electronics Bazaar team, B.M. Vaish, chairman, ITP Group and Keisuke Keith Tamagawa, business development manager, Sanyo Denki, talk about their new partnership and Sanyo Denki’s latest array of products.
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Lithium-ion batteries: A look at what’s in store
When it comes to dependable performance, lithium-ion batteries offer low risk and long lasting solutions. For over three-and-a-half decades they have been used in a long list of real-world applications that demand safety and reliability.
Jharkhand’s transition into an investment hub
The state of Jharkhand is preparing for a revolution in the ESDM sector. In a recent candid conversation with members of the Electronics Bazaar team, the honourable Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Raghubar Das, discussed some of the initiatives that have already been undertaken in this direction and the roadmap ahead. Excerpts from the talk…
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The latest in wave soldering systems
Various quality issues and the increased requirement for surface mount technology (SMT) component assembly work is forcing manufacturers to move away from the wave soldering technique.
"The key to success is hard work and being honest with yourself"
Hard work, honesty and compassion are the foundations on which Chandmal Goliya, managing director, Kusam Electrical Industries Ltd, has built his company. In a candid conversation with Baishakhi Dutta, business journalist, Electronics Bazaar, he shares his interesting life journey.
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.Test & Measurement
|LED New Products|
Ululux Link LED retrofit system launched on Kickstarter
The lighting experts at Ululux have taken to US based Kickstarter for the launch of their newest solution, the Ululux Link LED retrofit system...
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.Philips presents interactive luminous vinyl flooring
.Ford launches a smart crib that replicates car rides to put your baby to sleep
.Opple launches ‘Twinkle Star’, an innovative light for children
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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Kwality Photonics sets up an ultra-modern fully automatic LED plant
The Kwality Group is 51 years old. It came into existence as Kwality Electricals Pvt Ltd, which was established in 1966 to manufacture special lamps for the automobile, railway and electronics industries.
Shielding electronic devices from electromagnetic radiation
Electromagnetic radiation can harm the best of electronic devices. Smaller electronic devices need higher protection from such waves. Electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding is the best solution for this and is used in a variety of industries including automotive, electrical, electronics, energy and healthcare.
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"We keep looking for distributors in India to expand our reach in the country"
Sinpro Electronics, Taiwan, was founded in 1995 and has grown into one of the biggest professional switching power supply (SPS) manufacturers. Its main products are medical power supplies, DC-DC converters, IT power supplies, LED power supplies and industrial power supplies. In a conversation with Electronics Bazaar, Victor Lin, sales manager, Sinpro Electronics, talks about the importance of the Indian market for the future growth of the company.
Government may waive bank guarantee
norms for mobile component imports
Mobile handset makers may get some relief as the government is expected to ease bank guarantee norms for the import of components at concessional duty rates for local manufacturing...
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The new trends in SMT manufacturing equipment for LED lighting
Escalating demand for LEDs has driven the industry to migrate to SMT based manufacturing, which guarantees higher speed, greater output, automation, minimal human error and lower operating costs.
What’s missing in most new product announcements
Getting your product listed in the New Products columns of publications and websites can provide you with much needed free publicity—that’s a fact known to many. But, because of a few missing details, many products get ignored...
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Eveready Industries bets on the appliances and LED businesses for growth
Eveready Industries India is looking beyond its traditional dry cell battery business and hopes that its new electrical appliances and LED lighting businesses will become major growth drivers...
The role of testing in automotive electronics
The increasing use of electronics in the automotive industry has led to the requirement for more testing. Learn more about the new testing equipment available today…
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Creating effective and attractive lighting for facades of buildings
The effective illumination of facades can turn a building into a real eye-catcher when viewed from afar. Lighting accentuates the architecture and highlights a company’s logo or name. The high-contrast interplay between light and shadow increases the overall vividness. And dynamic light effects leave a lasting impression on viewers.