SPEC Sensors Launches Gas Sensor Developer Kit

Newark, Calif. – SPEC Sensors has launched a gas sensor development kit for OEMs developing applications for the smart home and wearables. The Gas Sensor Developer Kit, comprised of SPEC’s small and low-profile electromechanical gas sensors, is designed to help OEMs quickly evaluate the new gas sensing products in the lab and integrate into new designs, including…

Labor Strife Dampens Year-End Manufacturing Stats

The electronics industry has literally spent decades improving its supply chain. It only takes one glitch, however, to disrupt the entire process. The manufacturing  industry was reminded of this fact in December as a work slowdown in U.S. ports impacted several key manufacturing indices. “The West Coast ports slow-down is really affecting deliveries of our Asian purchases,” said…

RFMW Adds New Components Director

RFMW, Ltd. announces that Gerry Camacho has joined their organization as worldwide Director of Coaxial Components. Mr. Camacho has served in senior management positions within RF distribution and engineering positions at well-known industry OEMs. His accomplishments include VP of Technical Marketing at Pasternack Enterprises, Regional Sales Management, Antenna and Test Engineering at Lockheed and TRW.…

MegaChips, Bosch SensorTec Partner on Fitness Tracking

CES, Las Vegas – MegaChips Corporation today announced a partnership with Bosch Sensortec to provide a complete reference design for use in smartphones, wearables and other personal devices allowing consumers to monitor their activities in real time. Available today, the reference design provides both context and location awareness for health, fitness and indoor navigation monitoring…

GreenPeak Launches ZigBee Chip/Modules for IoT

CES, Las Vegas – GreenPeak Technologies has launched its new GP691 ZigBee communication controller chip and GPM6000 integrated ZigBee modules for smart home and Internet of Things (IoT) networks and devices. The GP691 ZigBee communications controller provides IEEE Standard 802.15.4-compliant spread spectrum data communication in the worldwide 2.4-GHz band and is capable of running the full…