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1/12/2017  

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 This Week's Feature


All About Flex: Are Manufacturing Companies Susceptible to Ransomware?
Every business (and every individual) needs to pay attention to cyber security. There are many sophisticated hackers throughout the world looking for ways to access or corrupt systems. While manufacturing companies have not been a common target, there are certainly risks that need to be considered.

 
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  Featured Articles
 


Emmy Ross Discusses the New I-Connect007 E-Book Series
One thing that is long overdue in our industry is a series of guidebooks focused on helping companies with all their needs, from qualifications like AS9100 and Mil-P-31032 to various technologies, heavy copper, rigid-flex and microvias. I-Connect007 is now providing our industry with an entire series of these guidebooks, starting with the first book, "The Printed Circuits Buyers Guide to… AS9100 Certification." Authored by Imagineering Inc., this book educates readers about the AS9100 quality standard, and explains how to earn this certification.


CES 2017: Press Day, Launch.It and Showstoppers
Before the show opens, CES provides two days and evenings not open to the general attendees, to enable companies, large and small, an opportunity to present their new offerings to the press. These opportunities range from small meetings with individual members of the trade press to huge events such as those presented by Samsung, Asus, Sony, Intel, Panasonic and others, with literally several hundred in attendance.


Catching up with...Coast to Coast Circuits CEO Walt Stender
Coast to Coast is an independent American circuit board manufacturing company. Yes, the key word here is “independent.” After many mergers and acquisitions that have diminished the mil/aero PCB vendor base, there are only a handful of independent companies for our country’s defense and aerospace contractors to choose from.

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  Military and Aerospace News
 


Militaries Ramping Up Use of Unmanned Ground, Sea and Air Vehicles
Militaries are becoming increasingly reliant on unmanned ground, sea and aerial vehicles to carry out dull, dirty and dangerous missions, according to new insights from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.


Saab Invests to Grow its New York-Based Business
Defense and security company Saab has signed an agreement with New York State (NYS) to develop Saab's business in the United States and local presence in NYS.


Airlines Expect Huge Growth Opportunities in Adopting Digital Technologies
The rapid growth of the global airline industry has been offset by falling cargo revenues and passenger yields, prompting airline companies to focus on enhancing their ancillary revenues.

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  Medical Electronics News
 


A Modular Valve Simplifies Diagnostic Chip Fabrication
Swapping delicate microscopic flow valves for a universal modular valve system has enabled A*STAR researchers to dramatically decrease the cost and complexity of microfluidic diagnostic chips — business card-sized devices that can analyse blood on the spot for a range of disease biomarkers (Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, "Modular membrane valves for universal integration within thermoplastic devices").


The Future is Flat (For Lenses)
Engineers at Caltech have developed a system of flat optical lenses that can be easily mass-produced and integrated with image sensors, paving the way for cheaper and lighter cameras in everything from cell phones to medical devices.


Enterprise Wearable Market to Soon See Shift from Wrist to Body-Worn Devices
The enterprise wearable market is experiencing a shift from wrist-worn devices to body- and head-worn wearables. ABI Research forecasts enterprise wearable shipments will grow from 30 million shipments in 2016 to nearly 147 million in 2021 with wrist-worn wearable shipments projected to triple by 2021 to reach 30 million.

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