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Failure Modes Of Wearable Electronics


Society has been enamored with wearable electronics for many years. From FitBit to Google Glass to Apple Watch, taking electronic technology to the next level has fascinated us. Wiki defines wearable computers (also known as body-borne computers or wearables) as miniature electronic devices that are worn by the bearer under, with or on top of clothing. This class of wearable technology has been... » read more

Better Analytics Needed For Assembly


Package equipment sensors, newer inspection techniques, and analytics enable quality and yield improvement, but all of those will require a bigger investment on the part of assembly houses. That's easier said than done. Assembly operations long have operated on thin profit margins because their tasks were considered easy to manage. Much has changed over the past several years, however. The r... » read more