Aerospace & Defense Ready to Embrace EMS

It’s no secret that electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers have been trying to increase their profit margins. Deeper penetration into the aerospace and defense (A&D) markets may provide such an opportunity, Frost & Sullivan reports. “To maximize revenues, EMS providers must respond effectively to changes in the A&D industry,” said Frost & Sullivan Measurement &…

Microsemi, ST Collaborate on IoT

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its collaboration with STMicroelectronics on a new electric vehicle car charger solution using Microsemi’s innovative PLC line driver. This is the first of several solutions targeting systems architects and designers who develop solutions for…

TTI Has C&K DS Series

A new series of interlock door switches from C&K is now available from TTI, Inc., one of the world’s leading specialist distributors of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components.  The C&K DS Series Door Interlock Switch offers flexibility as it has latching or momentary actions and can be used as an interlock switch, detection switch…

SanDisk Spins out NexGen Storage

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced that it has completed the spin-out of the company’s ioContro solutions business. The ioControl solutions business, which was acquired by SanDisk as part of the acquisition of Fusion-io earlier this year, develops hybrid storage appliances that combine PCIe flash storage with traditional hard…

Mouser Adds Murata Bluetooth SMART Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the Type ZY Bluetooth SMART Module from Murata. Marketed as one of the most compact and ultra-low-power consumption Bluetooth SMART modules in the industry, the Murata Type ZY Module conforms to the Bluetooth® low-energy (BLE) v4.1 standard, and includes built-in protocol stacks required…

Avnet Launches WiLink Adaptor

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today released the WiLink™ 8 Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Pmod Adaptor, a small adaptor card that facilitates the use of Texas Instruments WL1835MODCOM8 (2.4 GHz) and WL1837MODCOM8I (5.0 GHz) wireless evaluation boards for adding Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy capabilities…