Avnet Embedded Adds EchoStreams

Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with EchoStreams Innovative Solutions, LLC, a provider of specialized server and storage solutions. Avnet Embedded can now offer customers in the Americas purpose-built server and storage platforms to…

Element14 Expands NXP Portfolio

Element14 has expanded its portfolio of transistors from NXP Semiconductors, a world leader in high-performance mixed signal electronics, with the addition of the industry’s first bipolar transistors in LFPAK56(Power SO-8). These transistors in low-profile LFPAK56 (SOT669) SMD power plastic package, deliver thermal and electrical performance comparable to bipolar transistors in much larger power packages such…

How Enterprise Labeling Can Optimize the Supply Chain

The electronics industry today is characterized by an ever-sprawling set of global supply chains, causing an increase in disparate labeling systems spread across the enterprise with an ever increasing volume of duplicated label and redundant master data. This begs the question: how effective is labeling in the electronics industry today? Can labeling be more optimized…

Who’s in the iPhone 6 Plus?

Qualcomm Inc. was again the biggest supplier of semiconductors to Apple Inc. for its newly released iPhone 6 Plus, grabbing a whopping $20 to $22 worth of components for the smartphone, according to a teardown analysis by iFixit. Other companies that also scored big wins in the redesigned Apple smartphone include Skyworks Solutions Inc., Avago…