Newark element14 Launches NFC Expansion Board

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 announces the global launch of a high-performance full NFC expansion board, EXPLORE-NFC, allowing users of Raspberry Pi to experiment and simply add NFC functionality to their designs. The new product supports all three NFC modes: Reader mode, Peer-to-Peer modes and Card Emulation standards. Based on the PN512 NFC solution from NXP Semiconductors, the…

Bourns Awards Top European Distributor Partners

Riverside, Calif.- Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it acknowledged the company’s top performing distributors with its European Distributor Awards during an event at this year’s Electronica trade show held in Munich, Germany. Bourns developed the awards to recognize the outstanding contributions by its distributor channel partners over the past…

Yole: Silex Commits to Thin Film PZT Technology

Lyon, France – Last year, Yole Développement identified a growing interested for thin film PZT, especially for MEMS applications. Indeed, MEMS thin film PZT applications reached a combined market of $350M in 2013. Under this context, the company released a dedicated report, Thin Film PZT for Semiconductor Application Trends & Technology Update (Dec. 2013 – report description). Since this…

Element14 Stocks ACKme Products

element14 has announced that it will stock ACKme Networks product portfolio of compact, pre-certified, ultra-low power wireless modules for the embedded “IoT” market space. ACKme Network’s modules, test boards, software framework, and cloud services accelerate design time-to-market and greatly reduces risk in security, certification, and compatibility. Engineers and developers can transform their products into connected…