Internet of Things to Boost IC Market and CE Sales
As we move into the second quarter of the year (2Q14), we've already been inundated with a vast array of devices, systems, solutions, and technology dreams on display at CES, MWC, Detroit Auto Show, Geneva Motor Show, and most recently SXSW, as we've reported on.
The devices are many, particularly the hottest new trend of wearables that are quickly evolving to better meet the feature requirements users want and to provide fashionable designs that have mostly been mostly lacking so far. The fact that our industry has a strong follow-up device trend, "wearables," on the heels of the smartphone and tablet boom is not only important for sales and volume numbers, but it is important for innovative design and the next positive disruptive phase of growth for the industry as a whole.
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2014 SXSW Interactive – A look into the future for electronic components
2014 SXSW Interactive closed Tuesday night and, like every year, it offered near and distant visions into the future of tech. This year that future included extensions of wearable beyond fuel bands and Google Glass.
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