Thought Leaders

“India well-positioned for value added manufacturing and solutions”

As part of our series titled ‘Global Trade Opportunities’ where we feature international firms that are looking forward to do business in India, Anurag Gaur from electronicsforu.com spoke to James Chen, vice president and general manager of solar business group, AUOptronics to know about their business strategy in India. AUO was formed in September 2001 by the merger of Acer

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“Indian Education needs to keep pace with industry requirement”

As the director of industry marketing, Dr Sameer Prabhu, MathWorks, manages a worldwide team of marketing managers who lead the effort to foster the adoption of MathWorks products for technical computing and model-based design across vertical industries. Dr Prabhu has over 20 years of experience applying MathWorks products in various application areas and, prior to joining MathWorks, has engaged in

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“What is restricting this industry today is interoperability”

HID Global deals in solutions that deliver secure identity. Owned by the Swedish company ASSA ABLOY, HID sells physical access control products, IT authentication solutions, and issuing smart cards that are deployed with national ID and e-passport programs, supply chain management, animal tagging, financial transactions, transport and various industrial and manufacturing solutions. HID also provides security solutions to the Delhi

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“India is An Emerging Platform for Design Implementation”

Vasudevan Aghoramoorthy, vice president, Semiconductor and Systems, Wipro Technologies, spoke to Dilin Anand and Jalaja Ramanunni of EFY about Wipro’s presence in India, how local manufacturers are witnessing increased traction in the country and the latest projects they have been shaping for the industry. Are design houses getting to develop localised innovations for the Indian market too? The US, Japan

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“Safety and reliability are two different things”

Texas Instruments, popularly known as TI, helps customers develop new ideas that change the way we live. By providing semiconductor technologies that promote greater power efficiency, enable more features, enhance performance and deliver more value, TI expands the possibilities every day for how we learn, connect, grow and discover. TI India operations include a huge R&D centre in Bengaluru, which

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The Worst Thing You Could do for Someone is to Set Low Expectations

What does a PCB designer do at Google? That was the first question that came to mind, when I connected with John Burkhert Jr. Plus, designing PCBs—the basic component on which all other components get assembled upon—is something that does not get as much limelight as it should. Hence, I pinged John, and he thankfully agreed for this discussion… Q.

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Disruptive Technologies: Arriving At A Specification Document… Is The Biggest Challenge

Going with the norm treads a relatively easy path, whereas going against the flow brings its own set of challenges. If all that you do is try to disrupt what exists, the complications are that much more. Babu K.C., general manager and head, hardware practice, and Divya Sasidharan, engineering manager, both from Happiest Minds, talk to Dilin Anand and Priya

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In The Next Industrial Revolution, The Commodity Is Going To Be AI

We have been hearing a lot of buzz about the Internet of Things for the past few years. What comes next? Venkat Mattela, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Redpine Signals, Inc speaks with Dilin Anand from EFY Q. What according to you will be the next technological evolution after Internet of Things? A. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the next step after

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Collaborative Robots Help in Creating, Not Losing Jobs

At EFY Conferences in March 2017, there was a talk about a new advancement in robotic manufacturing technology, enabling robot workers to be integrated into the labour force to increase productivity and efficiency. Known as ‘Cobots’, which means collaborative Robots, they are a combination of industrial robotics and automation. What led to their success? Read about it in this interview.

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