Biometrics in Mobile Devices Generate Big Growth

Although revenue and shipment forecasts for biometric technologies vary among market researchers, there is no doubt that the use of these technologies in mobile devices including smartphones and tablets will grow significantly over the next five years across industries and regions. A new report from Acuity Market Intelligence indicates that the global mobile biometric market…

RFMW Inks Global Deal With ParkerVision

RFMW Ltd. and ParkerVision, Inc. (Nasdaq:PRKR) have announced a worldwide distribution agreement for ParkerVision products and services. ParkerVision, Inc. is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of semiconductor technology solutions for wireless applications. RFMW Ltd. is a specialized, technology based component distribution organization providing customers and suppliers with a solutions oriented sales and marketing team. RFMW…

Diversification Yields Positive Results for Sanmina

Sanmina Corp. is the new investors’ darling of the contract manufacturing industry. Its stock price has surged at a double-digit clip in recent days despite tepid sales growth and amidst continuing signs visibility into end-markets remain limited. What accounts for this disparity? Sanmina isn’t exactly the same company it was only a few years ago.…

America II Adds Eight New Franchise Lines

St. Petersburg, Fla. — America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has signed franchise distribution agreements with eight manufacturers. The company added Kontech USA, EMS Technologies, Power-Sonic Corporation, Global Circuit Innovations, Iskra, Toplite, Pastomold and Quectel Wireless Solutions Co. Ltd. to its global line…