Why It’s Important to Find the Right Cable Supplier

By Keith Mitnik / October 31, 2017
Finding the right cable supplier isn’t just a matter of picking the first cable supply company you find on the internet, especially if you’re looking for industrial high quality high volume cable assemblies....
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Topics: Supplier Problems

Issues: OEM, LCD Display Supplier, and Contract Manufacturer

By Keith Mitnik / October 19, 2017
If you’re like most manufacturers, you’ve probably outsourced your manufacturing to a contract manufacturer (CM) overseas, or even domestically, to remain competitive in today’s marketplace....
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Q&A: What Concerns Should I Have With My Display End of Life?

By Keith Mitnik / October 03, 2017
The reality is that display end of life (EOL) is inevitable given a long enough timeline. What matters most is how you handle it....
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Topics: Obsolescence, End of Life

How to Plan for Obsolescence with Your LCD Displays

By Keith Mitnik / July 27, 2017
Component obsolescence is unavoidable with every device, LCD displays included. Understanding that fact is an important first step in preparing for this inevitability....
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Designing Displays for Use in Explosive Environments

By Keith Mitnik / July 03, 2017
In building equipment designed for use in hazardous environments, there’s a specific set of standards depending on the level of intrinsic safety required. That’s why you abide by certain standards, such as ANSI/ISA-RP, for all of the equipment you design....
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LCD Display Issues: Determining Who or What is at Fault

By Keith Mitnik / June 12, 2017
To mitigate the impact of and possibly prevent future issues, you need to identify where the fault lies....
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3 Major Signs Your LCD Displays are Becoming Obsolete

By Keith Mitnik / May 25, 2017
Planning for LCD display obsolescence is undoubtedly one of the last things on your to-do list. But how do you know when it’s time to get involved? There are three major signs to look out for that can help you decide....
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Dangers of Cheap Displays

By Keith Mitnik / May 08, 2017
When you’re responsible for purchasing LCD displays for your organization, you’re typically charged with obtaining cost reductions. With that constraint, you’re challenged to find the cheapest displays available....
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Topics: Cost

Back to the Future: Updates in Display Technology That Will Affect Current and Future Projects

By Keith Mitnik / May 02, 2017
There’s nothing worse than making an LCD display technology design decision only for their applicability to be outdated in much less time than expected. That’s why it’s important to remain aware of the updates in display technologies available in the market. This will arm you with the right information to make an informed design decision....
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Topics: Insider

Achieving Enhanced Touch Screen Performance and Durability with Optical Bonding

By Keith Mitnik / March 13, 2017
When touch screens or cover glass are integrated into a product, they need particular attention to design and manufacturing, this is even more critical for outdoor performance. Part of that special attention is the bonding method between the display and the touch screen, or the touch screen to the front cover glass. Optical bonding creates a ...
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Topics: Touch Panel