NVR Research and Consulting Affiliates
Venture Research Corp. (NVR) was established in 1988 to provide advanced
business research services for the high technology electronics sector. Today,
NVR is a global provider of business intelligence, growth management and
advisory services to companies in the information technology,
telecommunications, consumer, scientific instrumentation and advanced
electronics markets. NVR assists companies in their decision making by
providing timely market and strategic information.
Research, Inc. was founded in 1987 to offer market research and consulting
services to companies competing on the computer systems and software,
consumer electronics, and telecommunications services and equipment
industries. Its head office is located in the Silicon Valley, with an affiliated office in Japan.
Marketing Intelligence is a research-based consulting firm, located in Eindhoven, one of the most innovative technology centers in
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Industry Journals and News Sites
Packaging is a key source of information for engineers involved in
microelectronics packaging materials and technologies, and provides the
global perspective necessary for the IC packaging industry.
Scale Review is produced for a worldwide audience of engineers,
specialists, researchers, and end-users of chip-scale electronics. The
publication covers the chip-scale, flip-chip, and wafer-level IC packaging
industry journal focusing on the printed circuit board industry.
Assembly serves the surface-mount, mixed-technology and electronics
Publishing publishes several magazines promoting the development and use of
open standards and new technologies in the embedded computing industry.
Each magazine is focused on a particular standard or technology.
magazine spotlights trends and breakthroughs in the design, development and
technology of embedded computers.
Mount Technology (SMT) is a dedicated resource providing comprehensive
knowledge on the surface mount technology used in the assembly of printed
circuit boards and other electronics.
Ethernet Alliance promotes industry awareness, acceptance, and advancement
of technology and products based on both existing and emerging IEEE 802
Ethernet standards and their management.
in 1999, the InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA) is comprised of leading
vendors. In the past 12 months all major system vendors have announced InfiniBand
products and hundreds of products have completed interoperability testing
and are commercially available.
is dedicated to the advancement and growth of microelectronics and
electronics packaging technologies through professional education.
IMAPS’s portfolio of technologies is disseminated through symposia,
conferences, workshops, professional development courses, and other
efforts. IMAPS currently has more than 4,000 members in the United States and more than 4,000 international members around
is a global trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence of
its 2,400 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics
interconnect industry, including design, printed circuit board
manufacturing, and electronics assembly.
is the leading developer of standards for the solid-state industry. Almost
2900 participants, appointed by some 280 companies work together in 50
JEDEC committees to meet the needs of every segment of the industry,
manufacturers, and consumers alike. The publications and standards that
they generate are accepted throughout the world. All JEDEC standards are
available online, at no charge.
is a trade association of semiconductor suppliers and manufacturers,
committed to enhancing the competitiveness of the back-end portion of the
semiconductor business. Since its inception over 25 years ago, MEPTEC has
provided a forum for semiconductor packaging and test professionals to
learn and exchange ideas that relate to assembly, test and handling.
in 1992, the PCI-SIG is the industry organization chartered to develop and
manage the PCI standard. With over 900 members, the PCI-SIG effectively
places ownership and management of the PCI specifications in the hands of
the developer community.
is a consortium of over 450 companies who collaboratively develop open
specifications for high performance telecommunications and industrial computing
applications. The members of the consortium have a long history of
developing leading edge products for these industries.
group of over 75 members worldwide who have joined together to establish
and maintain standards and disseminate information about PC/104 and other
small form factors to manufacturers and users, as well as to provide a
liaison function between the PC/104 community and other standard
technology is an established, scalable, packet-switched, high-performance
fabric specifically developed to address the needs of equipment designers
in the wireless infrastructure, edge networking, storage, scientific,
military and industrial markets. Under active development since June 1997,
the RapidIO standard represents continued commitment of the RapidIO Trade
Association to addressing the needs of the ever changing networking and
is a global industry association serving companies that provide equipment,
materials and services used to manufacture semiconductors, displays,
nano-scaled structures, MEMS and related technologies.
SMTA membership is an international network of professionals who build
skills, share practical experience, and develop solutions in electronic
assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and
related business operations.
is an incorporated, non-profit organization of vendors and users having a
common market interest in real-time, modular embedded computing systems.
Accredited as an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) developer and
a submitter of Industry Trade Agreements to the IEC, the VITA Standards
Organization provides its members with the ability to develop and to
promote open technology standards.