Electronics Hobbyists Fuel Economy

Electronics distributors, particularly those that specialize in engineering and design volumes, are seeing an increase in orders from do-it-yourselfers and hobbyists. Often, people that tinker with electronics are also involved in the market in some other way. Distributors such as Jameco Electronics have found engaging with hobbyists can lead to business orders down the line.…

Electronics Companies Go Green; ITAD and the Environment

In today’s age, it’s hard to deny the impact humans are having on the environment. It’s nearly impossible to refute the evidence of climate change. Being socially aware and responsible is no longer the work of scientists and environmental groups, but rather a growing expectation for both individuals and companies. There is a difference between…

TTI Awards KEMET

Greenville, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of electronics components, is proud to announce that it has been awarded TTI’s Global Operations Excellence Award. In its fourth year, the Global Operations Excellence Award recognizes the supplier who earns the supplier excellence award in all three TTI regions – Americas, Europe and Asia, and who scores…

Mouser Stocks Infineon Magnetic Angle Sensors

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the TLE5012B GMR-Based Angle Sensors from Infineon Technologies. Based on an integrated Giant Magneto Resistive (iGMR) technology, the TLE5012B series combines magneto resistive sensing elements with integrated circuits all in one chip. These magnetic angle sensors offer high angular accuracy…

element14 Kicks Off IoT Vertical Farming Challenge

Chicago, Ill. – element14, the world’s largest electronic design community, announces today the launch of its latest design competition – the Vertical Farming Challenge. Sponsored by Silicon Labs and Wurth Elektronik, with support from the Association for Vertical Farming and Green Spirit Farms, element14 will select 15 engineers to build indoor vertical gardens using technologies and methods that have the…

Brite, CEVA, SMIC Partner on IoT ASIC Design

Shangai — Brite Semiconductor, an emerging ASIC design services firm headquartered in Shanghai, China, announced today the collaborative development of a design platform roadmap with key industry partners, including Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”). The platform is designed to support Internet-of-Things (“IoT”) IC’s addressing the China market’s emerging needs for smart devices, wirelessly-connected to Cloud infrastructure. Brite is…

Artesyn Launches Japanese, Korean and Chinese Websites

Tempe, Ariz. – Artesyn Embedded Technologies today launched new websites in Japanese, Korean and Simplified Chinese to make it easier for customers to find the appropriate power conversion or embedded computing solution to fit their needs in their own language. Visitors to the company’s main website at www.artesyn.com will now be able to select their preferred language then navigate,…