Top 10 Blogs of 2020

By: SiliconExpert on January 13th, 2021

We had a year full of valuable and very insightful blogging in 2020.  From the latest and most up-to-date industry news, to compliance regulations updates, to mergers and acquisitions and a lot of great thought leadership articles – our goal is to be your value add partner helping you navigate this industry and all its twists and turns.

A huge thanks to our content contributors, writers, and editor team. Here are the most popular blogs published in 2020 and we are excited to share more in 2021. Subscribe to our blog and stay tuned!

10. The Coronavirus Impact on the Supply Chain

By the SiliconExpert Analytics team

Since Covid-19 hit the economy, the SiliconExpert team has been actively working with suppliers for any announcements or impact statements regarding the global pandemic. We created a Supplier Impact report and have refreshed the report on a weekly basis. Check out our free up-to-date in this blog for the full list of impacted suppliers.

9. The Role of Analytical Solutions in Combating Coronavirus

By Ahmed Sabry

Businesses and governments around the world are starting to apply a wide range of advanced consumer analytics to address the unprecedented health, economic and social impacts of the global pandemic. Analytics has been applied to business operational data to improve efficiency and visibility. With analytics and AI, these businesses can determine what changes and improvements they need to make to stay in business at different percentages of capacity through the various phases of reopening.

8. Proposed Additional Restricted Substances for RoHS

By Ahmad AbdElnaby

On April 20, 2018, Oeko-Institut launched a stakeholder consultation on seven substances being evaluated to review and amend the list of restricted substances in RoHS Annex II under the project (Pack 15). Read this blog for the full list of substances under review:

7. Automakers Fight the COVID-19 ‘The Age of Ventilators’

By Hala Mohamed

In 2020, the world faced a dangerous shortage of ventilators, the essential devices that assist the breathing of critically ill COVID-19 patients. Ventilators, which move air in and out of the lungs, could be the difference between life and death. Here are some initiatives from Automakers around the world:

6. Webinars: The 5 P’s Every Product Lifecycle Plan Should Have

By George Karalias

The new SiliconExpert P5 Platform combines billions of data points on electronic and mechanical components, enhanced navigation, and robust analytics for rich user experience. With new artificial intelligence and machine learning-based cloud infrastructure, SiliconExpert delivers an even more secure platform with a strong focus on data integrity. Join our on-demand webinars to learn more.

5. Trinamic and Maxim Integrated Bring Together the World’s Best Motion Control Solutions

By Mostafa Mansour

In 2020, Maxim Integrated announced the acquisition of Trinamic. Trinamic’s motion control expertise and Maxim Integrated’s analog process technology and power design skills enable a new class of intelligent actuators. This extends customers’ ability to deliver intelligence at the edge and achieve the promise of Industry 4.0.

4. Coronavirus Impacts on The Global Manufacturers Due to Countries Lockdown

By by Ahmed Sabry and SiliconExpert’s R&D team

In 2020, as the global pandemic continued to spread, some countries are putting their citizens on lockdown. China, Hong Kong, Denmark, El Salvador, France, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, Spain, United States, Malaysia, and the Philippines have implemented the world’s largest and most restrictive mass quarantines.

3. COVID-19 Impacts on Component Pricing and Lead Time

By Ali Ashraf

As COVID-19 impacts develop, the ability to understand and analyze the available data has become more and more crucial to many industries. The SiliconExpert analytics team did a study on component pricing and lead time before and after the epidemic. This study is based on Millions of Electronic Components Resides in SiliconExpert’s database. Read this blog for a comparison analysis and key findings:

2. Coronavirus Impacts the Global Automotive Industry

By SiliconExpert Blog team

The automotive industry has been impacted greatly due to the COVID-19. Check out our blog for a list of automotive companies whose supply chain was impacted by the global pandemic.

1. Innovative Ideas Help Fight the Spread of Coronavirus

By Ahmed Sabry

COVID-19 may have a devastating impact on our industries, social lives, and personal grooming standards, but it also triggers a lot of innovations in the tech industry. Several inventions during the pandemic now become essential to our daily lives.

Here are some examples of products which have been adopted by innovative ideas to help fight the Coronavirus pandemic:

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