Microsemi Unveils Timberwolf Chip with AcuEdge Acoustic Tech

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today introduced the first product in its new Timberwolf family. Powered by Microsemi’s AcuEdge™ acoustic technology, the ZL38040 delivers best-in-class high definition (HD) voice communication solutions for the enterprise hands-free speakerphone markets. Microsemi’s ZL38040 is a…

Heilind Stocks Lite-Trap SMT Wire-to-Board Connectors

Wilmington, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking the Lite-Trap™ SMT Wire-to-Board Connector System manufactured by Molex Incorporated. The new Lite-Trap™ SMT Wire-to-Board Connector System is compact in size, which meets the needs of thin LED lighting-module applications. It is a push-button style connector that has a…

Mouser to Sponsor Anti-Counterfeit Parts Symposium

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading engineering resource and global authorized distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it will be a major sponsor of the SAE International Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference and the Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Symposium, occurring this week on September 23-25 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mouser is a Platinum level sponsor of…

RS Components Offers Siemens Modular PLC

Singapore — RS Components <http://sg.rs-online.com/>; (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc <http://www.electrocomponents.com/>; (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced that, fromOctober 2014, the popular Simatic S7-200 programmable logic controller (PLC) <http://sg.rs-online.com/web/c/automation-control-gear/plcs-hmi-data-acquisition/plc-cpus/?searchTerm=siemens> from Siemens is to be discontinued and fully replaced by the new generation Micro-SPS Simatic S7-1200 controller, which offers significant price and performance advantages over the…

Micrium Expands IoT Offering

Weston, Fla.–Micrium, the premier RTOS provider for embedded systems and the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the availability of the first Micrium TCP-IP driver for the QCA4002, a low power Wi-Fi chip and product of Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. The new module offers customers an advanced, low-cost Wi-Fi platform that is ready-to-use in…

Flextronics Enhances LED Lighting Portfolio

San Jose, Calif. — Following the expansion of its Lighting Solutions portfolio inFebruary 2014, Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX) today announced the addition of a new application specific lighting product to its award winning Lusio® Essentials Series. The new product will help facility managers improve illumination in manufacturing and warehouse applications while lowering their utility bills. The Company also…

Digi-Key Inks Global Deal With QT Brightek

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with QT Brightek (QTB), a lighting industry leader offering one of the widest optoelectronics product selections in the industry. The company designs and manufactures standard and custom optoelectronic devices, components, modules, and sub-systems.…

Independent Audit of Conflict Minerals Law Compliance Rare

Semiconductor vendors, most major consumer electronic OEMs and other high-tech companies largely ignored the voluntary independent audit requirement for compliance with the Dodd-Franks Conflict Minerals legislation in 2013 and this will most likely remain unchanged for 2014, according to a report compiled by Schulte Roth & Zabel, a law firm that provides advisory services to…