Future Electronics Hosts Successful Supplier Fair at Advanced Engineering University 2019

Summary: Future Electronics hosted their annual Supplier Fair as part of the 2019 edition of their Advanced Engineering University in Montreal, Canada on September 25, 2019.

Montreal, Canada – October 21, 2019 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, hosted their highly-anticipated Supplier Fair on Wednesday, September 25th in the ballroom of the Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire.

The Supplier Fair is part of Advanced Engineering University (AEU) ’19, Future’s premier event for training the members of its Advanced Engineering Group on the latest technologies and applications from their valued partner suppliers. Every member of Future’s Advanced Engineering team for the Americas was in attendance, along with Advanced Engineering staff from various offices around the world.

The Fair featured supplier booths complete with product specifics, evaluation tools, and live demos, along with many giveaways and prizes.

The annual Supplier Fair provided an excellent opportunity for Futures’ FAEs to network with key supplier personnel while acquiring expert-level insight into the next generation of electronic technologies.

To learn more about Future Electronics and to explore sponsorship opportunities, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, recognized for providing customers with global supply chain solutions, custom-tailored engineering services and a comprehensive suite of passives and semiconductor products. Founded by Robert Miller in 1968, Future Electronics has over 5,500 employees and operates in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with a unified IT infrastructure that delivers real-time inventory availability and access to customers. With the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

Media Contact

Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com

514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Electronics Holds Expert Panel on Automating Transportation at AEU ‘19

Summary: Future Electronics hosted a keynote panel on embedded systems in transportation as part of the 2019 edition of Advanced Engineering University.

Montreal, Canada – October 19, 2019 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, hosted a keynote panel about automation in transportation on Tuesday, September 24th at their worldwide headquarters in Montreal, Canada.

As the world has become more automated, the use of electronics in vehicles, freight tracking, people movement, and logistics is expanding. From electric vehicles replacing combustion engines, object detection for driverless cars, to real time information on product location and status, there are new opportunities in this rapidly evolving market.

“Embedded Systems in Transportation: Automating the Movement of People and Things” explored these changes, and the new challenges they bring for customers’ and suppliers’ engineering staffs, including new certifications, safety issues with lives on the line, and dealing with an industry that is very different from the traditional embedded customer.

The expert panel featured senior representatives from Future’s suppliers, including John Johnson, Principal Market Development Engineer for the Powertrain and Safety division at STMicroelectronics, Shawn Slusser, Vice President of the Automotive Division at Infineon, Jay Nagle, Automotive Product Marketing Engineer at ON Semiconductor, and Michael Troman, Senior Manager of ICT Global Distribution and Inside Sales at TE Connectivity.

Embedded Systems in Transportation was part of Advanced Engineering University (AEU) ’19, Future’s premier event for training the members of its Advanced Engineering Group on the latest technologies and applications from their valued partner suppliers.  AEU is an opportunity for Future’s Field Engineers to expand their technical knowledge and experience so they can help customers succeed in getting their products into production.

Future’s full Advanced Engineering team for the Americas attended AEU ‘19, along with Advanced Engineering staff from various offices around the world.

To learn more about Future Electronics and to explore sponsorship opportunities, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, recognized for providing customers with global supply chain solutions, custom-tailored engineering services and a comprehensive suite of passives and semiconductor products. Founded by Robert Miller in 1968, Future Electronics has over 5,500 employees and operates in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with a unified IT infrastructure that delivers real-time inventory availability and access to customers. With the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

Media Contact

Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com

514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Electronics Holds Expert Panel on Localized AI, Machine Learning at AEU ‘19

Summary: Future Electronics hosted a keynote panel on embedded intelligence as part of the 2019 edition of their Advanced Engineering University.

Montreal, Canada – October 17, 2019 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, hosted a keynote panel about artificial intelligence and machine learning on Thursday, September 26th at their global headquarters in Montreal, Canada.

As consumers increasingly expect their devices to understand them instinctively, this new paradigm has the opportunity to bring electronics into markets never before considered.

“Embedded Intelligence Rising: Keeping up with Advances in Localized AI and Machine Learning” explored ways to meet this challenge, including through expanded knowledge of more complex embedded firmware and software, and identifying which markets will bring customers the most value.

The expert panel featured senior representatives from Future’s platinum-level suppliers, including Ganesh Balamitran, Senior Business Development Manager for Embedded Microprocessors and Embedded AI at Renesas, Neil Rice, Senior Marketing Manager of the Microprocessor division at Microchip Technology, Bharath Sudarsan, Director of Artificial Intelligence at SomaDetect, and Dwight Kitchin, Chief Technology Officer at Cottonwood Creek Technologies.

Embedded Intelligence Rising was part of Advanced Engineering University (AEU) ’19, Future’s premier event for training the members of its Advanced Engineering Group on the latest technologies and applications from their valued partner suppliers.  AEU is an opportunity for Future’s Field Engineers to expand their technical knowledge and experience so they can help customers succeed in getting their products into production.

Future’s full Advanced Engineering team for the Americas attended AEU ‘19, along with Advanced Engineering staff from various offices around the world.

To learn more about Future Electronics and to explore sponsorship opportunities, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, recognized for providing customers with global supply chain solutions, custom-tailored engineering services and a comprehensive suite of passives and semiconductor products. Founded by Robert Miller in 1968, Future Electronics has over 5,500 employees and operates in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with a unified IT infrastructure that delivers real-time inventory availability and access to customers. With the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

Media Contact
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com

514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineering University 2019 Expands the Horizons of Technology

Summary: Future Electronics hosted the 2019 edition of its Advanced Engineering University in Montreal, Canada from September 23 – 27, 2019.

Montreal, Canada – October 16, 2019 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, held AEU ‘19 from Monday, September 23rd through Friday, September 27th at their global headquarters in Montreal, Canada, under the banner of ‘Expanding Technology Horizons’.

Advanced Engineering University (AEU) is Future’s premier event for training the members of its Advanced Engineering Group on the latest technologies and applications from their valued partner suppliers.  AEU is an opportunity for Future’s Field Engineers to enrich their technical knowledge and experience so they can help customers succeed in getting their products into production.

Future’s full Advanced Engineering team for the Americas was in attendance for the event, along with Advanced Engineering staff from various offices around the world. The week was filled with active learning and sharing of engineering ideas to help improve every team’s ability to improve Future’s market position on behalf of its suppliers and customers.

As in years past, Future hosted their highly-anticipated Supplier Fair on the night of Wednesday, September 25th in ballroom of the Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire.

AEU ’19 contributed to Future’s Advanced Engineering Group becoming an even stronger representative and technical liaison for suppliers’ most critical products.

To learn more about Future Electronics and to explore sponsorship opportunities, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, recognized for providing customers with global supply chain solutions, custom-tailored engineering services and a comprehensive suite of passives and semiconductor products. Founded by Robert Miller in 1968, Future Electronics has over 5,500 employees and operates in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with a unified IT infrastructure that delivers real-time inventory availability and access to customers. With the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com..

Media Contact
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com.

514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Lighting Solutions Will Present Growth Strategies Workshop at LIGHTFAIR 2019

Summary:
Patrick Durand of Future Lighting Solutions will present a workshop on Growth Strategies for Existing and Emerging Lighting Applications on May 19 at LIGHTFAIR International 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Montreal, Canada – May 22, 2019 – Future Lighting Solutions will be participating in the 30th edition of LIGHTFAIR, the largest lighting show in the Americas, from May 19-23, 2019 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

As part of the pre-conference, FLS will present a highly-anticipated workshop, Growth Strategies for Existing and Emerging Lighting Applications, on Sunday, May 19 from 9 am to 12 pm.

The workshop will be led by Patrick Durand, Worldwide Technical Director at Future Lighting Solutions, and will explore different ways that lighting OEMs can leverage the latest design tools to accelerate their growth.

Participants will also gain a solid understanding of the benefits and drawbacks of various technology options for generating first-mover advantage in emerging applications such as lighting control (Bluetooth Mesh vs. ZigBee), human-centric lighting (optimized spectrum, tunable white), horticulture lighting (white vs. purple LED systems) and UV purification lighting (275nm vs. 405nm).

“This workshop is ideal for lighting OEMs wanting to manage the risks of adopting new technology versus the opportunity cost of not adopting it” said Patrick Durand.  “We will cover how to efficiently assess the value of new products and technologies for making strategic investment decisions to capitalize on emerging market opportunities” added Durand.

Click here to register for the FLS Growth Strategies workshop at LIGHTFAIR.

LIGHTFAIR International is the world’s most important architectural and commercial lighting conference, where light, technology, knowledge and design connect in a convergence of global introductions, innovations and thought leadership.

This year’s theme is The Synergy of Light in Life, and FLS’ booth #1349 will feature horticulture lighting, human centric lighting, UV LED technology for water/surface/air purification, qualified Bluetooth mesh lighting control technology and the introduction of FLS’ first mobile App for iOS and Android.

For more information, visit: www.FutureElectronics.com .

About Future Lighting Solutions
Future Lighting Solutions is a leading provider of solid-state lighting technologies, engineering expertise and online simulation and design tools. Our mission is to facilitate application development and accelerate customers’ time to market. Our comprehensive portfolio includes a broad selection of LED system components, and integrated solutions that enable our customers to manufacture cost effective, energy efficient lighting applications.

We provide a comprehensive range of LED light sources, including high-power LEDs, mid-power LEDs, low-power LEDS, COB, LED arrays, LED modules and LED light engines. Our portfolio is completed with a range of optical solutions, LED drivers, passive and active thermal solutions, connectors and controls.

Our world-class team of lighting experts, along with our global lighting resource centers, supply chain solutions and network of specialized partners, ensure the highest quality solid-state lighting solutions for customers.

The company is a division of Future Electronics. For more information about Future Electronics, visit: www.FutureElectronics.com.

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