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Once or twice a year you find those letters in your mailbox from your electricity suppliers. They give you notice of someone from the company is about to come by to read the counter status of your power meter. One more time you are annoyed of being forced to take an extra vacation day for this event. But there’s no choice, someone needs to be at home. But there’s good news! This might change soon. If you have a look at your electricity meter, you might wonder if you reallyRead More
EBV supplier maxim integrated

Posted On February 2, 2017By Christian JakobIn Commercial News

EBV and Maxim Integrated Join Forces

At the beginning of 2017, our distribution agreement with Maxim Integrated became effective. During the electronica 2016 trade fair in Munich, the partnership was announced. As of January 1st, the US-based company is officially part of the EBV line card. Time to introduce Maxim Integrated in more detail. Founded in 1983, Maxim’s world headquarters is located in San José, California, United States. Globally the company has about 7100 employees and has offices in the Americas, Asia and Europe. Listed on the NASDAQ 100 (MXIM), Maxim gained a revenue of approximatelyRead More
Do you love going outside? Is any of the following activities one of your hobbies: hiking, kayaking, cycling, paragliding, surfing, windsurfing, sailing, golf, skiing, snowboarding, kite surfing, drone flying or backpacking? Do you like to be prepared? If you answered these three questions with “Yes” then you will love this: The Skywatch BL – an ultra-compact weather station that fits into the palm of your hand and connects to your smartphone and tablet via Bluetooth. The stunning little device that looks a little like a tiny laser sword (another reasonRead More
If you’re an electronics developer designing IoT or other connected applications you will know two things: Firstly, fast-time-to-market is a key to success. Secondly, security is a complex feature to implement, however it’s of great importance. Another truth you probably are aware of is that a vast amount of devices currently on the market compromise security for more competitive retail price and quicker release. With the rising number of cyber-attacks system designers will need to rethink their security structures and implement advanced security features while meeting strict development deadlines. InRead More
Le Connected Camp startups

Posted On January 20, 2017By Christian JakobIn Internet of Things

Le Connected Camp Is Going Into The Next Round

A touch of a pioneering spirit went through the office rooms in French Toulouse about a year ago, when Le Connected Camp opened the application period for start-ups for the first time. But it was actually the French start-up incubator that was initiated to support other young innovators, start-up companies and entrepreneurs getting started with their businesses. However, from the very beginning the signs were promising too. Thus Le Connected Camp, part of the IoT Valley, is able to look back on a successful year and will head into theRead More
Security is essential for the growing Internet of Things. As you probably know, more and more devices are connecting to the Internet every day. It has even been predicted that by 2021 over 28 billion devices will be connected, with 16  billion of them being directly related to the IoT. The infographic below highlights the growing IoT and why security is so important for the billions of new devices. EBV Elektronik is offering support when it comes to security strategies and efficient implementation of safety features into your designs. Please don’t hesitate to getRead More

Posted On January 16, 2017By Christian JakobIn Consumer, Events, Healthcare

Electronic Trends In 2017 – A Wrap-Up of CES

Las Vegas has set the perfect frame for this buzzing event. Consistent with its liveliness and craziness of the city, CES® comes up with the latest trends and innovations in the consumer electronics market every year. The 50th anniversary of CES® was bursting at all seams. More than 175.000 visitors flocked to the Nevada desert city to see the exhibits of the 3.800 exhibitors. Even if the big blast failed to appear, there was plenty trends and innovations to discover at this year’s show. Top-notch technology topics such as smartRead More
For consumers the IoT or in other words ubiquitous connectivity and access to nearly every device makes life easier. But let’s face it: for a big number of companies and developers it’s a pain in the ***. The thing is, even if you are familiar with electronics and do have the expertise necessary to build wireless connectivity into your products it is still a major effort. Certification, hardware development, software development, security features, cloud storage, device management, data analytics… there is a vast amount of things you need to considerRead More
wearables

Posted On December 16, 2016By Christian JakobIn Internet of Things, Wearables

EBV Wearables – The Next Big Thing

As Christmas time is coming closer, people are getting more and more into the hurry to buy gifts for their beloved.  Again, this year fitness wristbands or smart watches will be among the presents under the Christmas tree. Wearable devices are becoming increasingly popular and recognized. According to the market research analyst KcKinsey, the Internet of Things could create a global economic value by 2025 of up to $11 trillion. One tenth could be contributed by wearables alone. The acceptance and reputation of wearables is rising constantly. Many experts speakRead More
Wow, that headline sounds dramatic. Will we really need to battle our own connected kitchen appliances, smartwatches and printers at some point? To answer this questions let’s assess some recent events. Taking Out Some Of The Most Frequently Visited Internet Services With One Attack Just a few weeks back a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on Domain Name System (DNS) service provider DynDNS caused a major outage of a number of well-known internet pages and brands (e.g. Amazon, PayPal, Spotify, Soundcloud, Twitter). For those not familiar with the termRead More