Smart Energy


The Future of Demand Response Technologies

LOS ANGELES–So often, we get ahead of ourselves a consuming public, especially when it comes to technology innovation. Take power generation and smart-grid management. We know that electronics that drive enormous efficiency gains on the grid. After all, our smart phones can guide us to someplace we’ve never been, so why not immediately optimize all our home appliances to help


Smart technology and the Pecan Street project

AUSTIN, Texas–Necessity, as we know, is the mother of invention. So too is transformation, as city officials here are realizing. Austin Energy, the big utility here, provides power for millions of Texans, but it's realizing that being a power provider is a limiting business model long term. Indeed, the company's tagline today is "More than electricity." To that end, it's

Raleigh Avnet panel

Innovation panel: Balancing creativity and profitability

RALEIGH, N.C.–Everything in life and engineering is a balance and a series of tradeoffs. That tension is what makes great companies and kills others. We convened another innovation panel here (continuous excerpts embedded below) to dig through issues around how to nurture great R&D, great teams and help customers understand complex markets. Larry Steffan, vice president of product development at

New Products From Avnet

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    The world’s most advanced storage platform has extended its midrange offerings, delivering effortless, efficient, bulletproof, and future proof storage to the entire midrange. Store all of your data on a single system that supports advanced features, such as storage federation and automated tiering, and which enables you to start small and grow without disruption.

  • Advantech RISC Computing Platforms

    UBC-DS31 is powered by a Freescale ARM Cortex-A9 i.MX6 dual core processor, with 1GB DDR3 memory & 4GB flash onboard. It has 2D and 3D graphics built in, and supports dual displays with up to 1080p high resolution output on low power consumption.

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