Switchcraft Awarded Patent

Switchcraft, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of interconnect solutions for audio, video and data, has been awarded a US Patent for Phantom Lift, the technology currently incorporated into our 900 Series Instrument Direct Boxes. The 900 Series, which are geared toward live sound applications, are the world’s only direct boxes with a ground lift switch…

Jameco: A Different Approach to Distribution

Any electronics distribution company that is still conducting business in 2013 has something unique to offer its customers. Following the industry’s massive consolidation during the 1990s were several market downturns that severely challenged the channel and forced many companies to consider their strengths and weaknesses. Now in its 38th year of business, Jameco Electronics has…

Macronix Sues Spansion Over Patents

 Macronix International Co., Ltd., a global leader providing non-volatile memory solutions, announced that it has filed a patent infringement law suit against Spansion LLC and Spansion Inc. in the United States for infringement of seven Macronix patents directed to numerous aspects of flash memory. Macronix has taken this step to address Spansion’s rampant infringement of…

STMicro Sites Get ISO Energy ‘OK’

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has announced that all six of its front-end manufacturing sites have achieved certification to the latest, most stringent ISO 50001 energy-management standard. The certification process involved developing tools to systematically measure the energy consumption of each piece of equipment, including buildings, and…

Avnet Supports Zed Touch Display Kit

Developing an interactive GUI or touchscreen application? Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced new reference designs, tutorials and training videos for the 7-inch Zed Touch Display Kit. The designs are supported on either the MicroZed™ or Zedboard™ kits. Click to Tweet: Avnet Electronics Marketing releases 7-inch Zed Touch…