Element14 Rolls Out More Passives in Asia-Pacific

Element14 has introduced 8,000 SKUs of the most essential high-performance capacitors, resistors and varistors from leading global suppliers AVX, Epcos, Kemet, Multicomp, Panasonic, Vishay and more. These are available in full reels for use in electronics manufacturing and design, and compatible for use with modern tape-fed placement units. A comprehensive selection of the latest products…

Avnet EM Celebrates One Year of ZedBoard

Happy anniversary, ZedBoard! The ZedBoard, from Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has turned a year old. Since its original release, the popular community-oriented development kit for the Xilinx, Inc. Zynq®-7000 All Programmable (AP) SoC has hit numerous milestones. Download the infographic here. “Over the past year, we’ve enabled thousands…

Taiwan’s PV Cell Shipments Increase

Investigated by global market intelligence organization TrendForce’s research division EnergyTrend, despite the persistence of the global trade wars, Taiwan’s PV cell demand continued to increase in 1H13 compared with that in 1H12. The amount of shipment reached 3.2GW and the growth rate turned out to be 6.7%. Under the influence of Europe’s subsidy reduction and…

Flextronics Establishes Product-Accelerator Program

 Flextronics has announced that it has created an accelerator business that will provide a broad range of support to early-stage game-changing, disruptive technology companies incorporating hardware and software innovation. Lab IX is co-located in Milpitas, California, with Flextronics’ Product Innovation Center that was announced earlier this year. Lab IX offers office and shop space, new product…

Mouser and Intel Announce Global Distribution Agreement

 Mouser Electronics, Inc. has signed a global agreement with Intel® Corporation, creator of the microprocessor and owner of the most advanced process technologies in the industry. Intel is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of semiconductors and continues to build on its heritage of leadership and innovation.  Mouser’s comprehensive offerings and capabilities provide engineers with…

Rochester Electronics Stocks USART for 8251

Rochester Electronics has been authorized to continue supplying Intel’s 8251A since it’s end-of-life notification nine years ago. As part of its Extension-of-Life® Solutions, Rochester Electronics continues to manufacture and stock Intel’s 8251A Programmable Communication Interface, the industry standard Universal Synchronous / Asynchronous Receiver / Transmitter (USART) designed for operation with an extended range of Intel…