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Microsoft Introduces New Consumer Electronics-Plus Era


Don't expect to see this all happen in the year 2000, much software development must occur and standards must be decided upon prior to generic consumer electronic integration.

car electronics  televisions, telephones, home and car stereos, and Pocket PCs, from almost any location. (Source: Microsoft Corp). Market Impact Microsoft is reintroducing the flailing Windows CE device as the ''Pocket PC'' to kick off the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Over the past two years 3Com''s Palm Pilot has captured over 70% of PDA sales, requiring Microsoft to go back to the drawing board. The result has been a full software update to the product''s operating system. The new CE operating system will potentially Read More

Micron to Push "Subscriber Computing" Rentals 'R' Us?


Personal computer maker Micron Electronics said Tuesday it will spend $210 million on its "subscriber computing" initiative, under which subscribers will be offered packages of services and billed one rate for the entire package.

car electronics  purchased systems, much as car leasing took market share away from car purchasing. This move also follows Microsoft''s hints that it may move to a per-use or leasing model for its software, starting with Windows 2000. Micron feels they have a chance to change the world , but it is unclear if the hoped-for change would be for the better. On the hardware/services side, Hewlett-Packard announced a similar strategy at Telecom 99. User Recommendations As with any major purchase, users need to do a Read More

SAP and BMW Team Up on Cars via “Internet of Things”


SAP AG and BMW Group Research and Technology have developed an innovative technology infrastructure for in-vehicle mobility services. Read about this collaborative project and its potential for future in-car services.

car electronics  vision of the connected car a reality. The project is part of a joint “The Internet of Things” research initiative of SAP and BMW Group Research and Technology .   The cloud-based platform from SAP serves as a link between BMW and external partners that provide services such as parking, fuel, beverages, and food. Information from the various partners is aggregated in a virtual marketplace that, in the future, could allow BMW to give passengers and drivers contextualized and personalized offerings Read More

Automotive Oracle ERP Customer Switches to Rimini Street’s Maintenance


Rimini Street, Inc., a vocal third-party maintenance and support provider for enterprise software, including SAP and Oracle Corporation’s Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite (EBS), Oracle Database, and Hyperion software, recently announced that UCI International has selected Rimini Street to support its Oracle EBS applications to save substantial annual support fees. UCI International

car electronics  vehicle replacement parts and car care products in North America, with facilities and offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, and China. Its brands include Airtex Products, ASC Industries, Autolite, FRAM Filtration, Holts, Prestone , and Wells Vehicle Electronics . Like many companies in these times of economic uncertainty, UCI International has developed a cost-conscious culture focused on achieving savings at all levels throughout the company. UCI International is typical of the majority Read More

Plex Systems Partners with Insequence Corporation


Plex Systems, the enterprise resource planning (ERP) provider of the Plex Manufacturing Cloud (formerly Plex Online), has announced its collaboration with Insequence Coporation, provider of manufacturing sequencing technology. The joint capabilities should improve the process of delivering components to the manufacturing supply chain in an efficient fashion. Managing the

car electronics  For example, in the car assembly line you need the frame before the steering wheel. Car seats are another example of components managed with a just-in-time (JIT) sequencing strategy. While Plex needs a vibrant strategic partner ecosystem, the Insequence alliance might have been driven more by prospective deals. Plex has had basic sequencing functionality for a long time, but some prospects mandate the use of Insequence, since JIT sequencing is an incredibly sensitive aspect of their business. A great Read More

Case Study: Siemens Slashes Quotation Time from Eight Weeks to Less Than Ten Minutes


Siemens, Europe’s largest electronics and engineering company, is also a leading supplier of energy technology. But while Siemens leads the way in sustainable energy production, producing customer quotes for its gas turbine units wasn’t such a smooth process. The company needed to streamline product configuration and quote production to save both time and money. The answer came in the form of configuration software from Tacton. Read up on the benefits achieved.

car electronics  Study: Siemens Slashes Quotation Time from Eight Weeks to Less Than Ten Minutes Siemens, Europe’s largest electronics and engineering company, is also a leading supplier of energy technology. But while Siemens leads the way in sustainable energy production, producing customer quotes for its gas turbine units wasn’t such a smooth process. The company needed to streamline product configuration and quote production to save both time and money. The answer came in the form of configuration software Read More

i2 Technologies at the Front of the Supply Chain


i2 Technologies is the largest and fastest growing vendor of supply chain management software with $456 million in revenue over the last twelve months and a 48% average growth rate over the last five years. Fueled by a powerful sales and marketing machine and corporate development strategy, i2 will maintain its lead through Y2K and beyond.

car electronics  Technologies at the Front of the Supply Chain i2 Technologies at the Front of the Supply Chain S. McVey - August 8th, 1999 Vendor Summary i2 Technologies is the largest and fastest growing vendor of supply chain management software with $456 million in revenue over the last twelve months and a 48% average growth rate over the last five years. For the second quarter of 1999, total revenues were $131.4 million, an increase of 57% over second quarter 1998 ($83.6 million). Net income in the second quarter Read More

7 Must-Have ERP Features for High Tech/Electronics Manufacturers


High-tech and electronics manufacturers are challenged to handle compressed product lifecycles, supply-chain agility, global visibility, and constantly changing regulatory compliance. But a new breed of ERP helps companies meet these specific challenges. Download this white paper to find out about must-have ERP features such as automated flow of documents, traceability, supply chain management, integrated lean tools, and more.

car electronics  Must-Have ERP Features for High Tech/Electronics Manufacturers High-tech and electronics manufacturers are challenged to handle compressed product lifecycles, supply-chain agility, global visibility, and constantly changing regulatory compliance. But a new breed of ERP helps companies meet these specific challenges. Download this white paper to find out about must-have ERP features such as automated flow of documents, traceability, supply chain management, integrated lean tools, and more. Read More

QAD Pulling Through, Patiently But Passionately


QAD has been pulling through the downturn with a real strength (especially in terms of new licenses, and with a strong balance sheet and declining debt), a result of its persevering focus on manufacturing, which it recently coined in the slogan "A passion for manufacturing".

car electronics  over production and inventory carrying costs. Consequently, using the QAD JIT Sequencing module, OEM demand requirements will be communicated via assembly broadcast signals directly to the supplier''s production planning and scheduling system, which should permit the manufacture and delivery of customized products to be performed. Finally, the JIT Sequencing module should provide extended sequencing capabilities so that suppliers further down the supply chain can also provide their products using Buil Read More

RFID Workbench: Understanding the Basics


Radio frequency identification (RFID) helps actualize the perfect integration of logistical and commercial chains and its use is rising in the US and Europe among large companies; government departments; and industries. Setting up RFID requires a validation test on a defined perimeter that involves the processes that have the most direct impact on your activity to see how RFID will affect your environment.

car electronics  through materials such as cardboard, wood, etc. Identification takes less than a second Reading of several transponders at the same time (anti-collision principle) Endurance in difficult environments (extreme temperatures, humidity, etc.) Adaptable size and shape The transponder can be completely integrated in a product High security: password and data transfer of encrypted data anti-copy protection The main benefit of RFID is that it eliminates reading lag and reading errors. What does a RFID solution Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of April 10th, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSSyspro ERP selected by rail car mobility solutions provider Trackmobile ETO, Discrete manufacturing "Syspro’s solution was the only ERP system to fit all of the company’s high-level needs, such as outside database integration, in-depth product configurator with complex pricing structure, Web-enablement to receive sales orders, and graphical customizable dashboards. Syspro has

car electronics  ERP selected by rail car mobility solutions provider Trackmobile ETO, Discrete manufacturing Syspro’s solution was the only ERP system to fit all of the company’s high-level needs, such as outside database integration, in-depth product configurator with complex pricing structure, Web-enablement to receive sales orders, and graphical customizable dashboards. Syspro has won a tough competition against Infor, QAD, Sage, and Glovia. —Aleksey Osintsev, TEC ERP Analyst TEC profile for Syspro ERP Press r Read More

Has Consolidation Made the PLM Market More Agile? Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


Even if Agile continues to deliver superior products, its competition against single-vendor, pre-integrated ERP suite products will force Agile to aggressively differentiate the depth of their PLM expertise and further drive industry specialization.

car electronics  they should watch developments carefully. The competitive landscape will heat up, and manufacturers will see more choices, particularly those looking for a full suite of functions to manage product life cycles. For a more complete discussion of how to select a PLM vendor, go to Selecting A PLM Vendor. (posted October 17, 2003) About the Authors Predrag Jakovljevic is a research director with Technology Evaluation Centers, Inc. (TEC), with a focus on the enterprise applications market. He has over fifteen Read More

Click Commerce Gives Arrow a Centralized Web-Based System


Arrow Electronics, Inc., a leading distributor of electronic components and computer products, supports more than 600 suppliers and 150,000 OEM and commercial customers with 200 sales offices and 18 distribution centers in 41 countries. Employees at Arrow were using spreadsheets and manual processes which made it difficult to support its large original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partners (HP, IBM, EMC, Sun) and 1,500 member reseller network. Arrow worked with Click Commerce to build and implement Information Support Services, a centralized, easy-to-use platform that creates a company-wide view for Arrow to manage multiple channels and business units. It also enables OEM and reseller partners to work together on customer solutions.

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