Counterfeiting is a global problem that costs businesses and consumers billions of dollars each year. Electronics counterfeiting is a particularly serious problem, as counterfeit electronic parts and components can lead to equipment failure, safety risks, and brand damage.
While much attention is given to China's role in the supply chain for electronics, particularly semiconductors, a new report featured in Forbes has revealed that Chinese suppliers are deeply integrated into US defense contracting and acquisition across a wide range of sectors, including artificial intelligence and optics.
A recent survey of electronics engineers revealed that 86% of respondents trust AI to play at least some role in their component selection for their designs, and more than a fifth of those (23%) said they would “completely” trust AI to select components, reports Electronic Products & Technology.
European aviation regulators have determined that counterfeit parts were supplied for repairs of jet engines that power many older-generation Airbus SE A320 and Boeing Co. 737 planes.
Digital product passports (DPPs) are an emerging technology that has the potential to revolutionize the way we track and manage products throughout their lifecycle.
A Russian-German man has been charged with smuggling large quantities of microelectronics technology with military applications to Russia for use in that country's war in Ukraine, reports Reuters.
The Volkswagen Group is reorganising its procurement of electronic parts and semiconductors to ensure supply over the long term and to secure itself a leading position in technology as well as competitiveness, reports EETimes.
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The AI chips market is currently one of the hottest sectors in the technology industry. Gartner is forecasting that semiconductors designed to execute AI workloads would represent a US$53.4 billion revenue opportunity for the entire semiconductor industry this year - a massive 20.9% increase from 2022.
Investment in equipment for semiconductor fabs is set to fall by 16% annually to US$122 billion in 2023, the first decline in four years and the largest in the past 10 years, claims Nikkei Asia.
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