Omron to Buy Adept Technology

Foster City, Calif. — Mooreland Partners (http://www.moorelandpartners.com) the leading independent investment bank providing M&A advisory and capital raising services to the global technology industry, today announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Adept Technology on its sale to OMRON Corporation. OMRON plans to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Adept,…

Expect Lower Server DRAM Prices into 2016

After increased shipments in the first and second quarters of 2015, shipments of brand-name enterprise servers have slowed in part due to a weak global economy and currency rate fluctuations, resulting in lower DRAM prices, particularly for servers, according to TrendForce. TrendForce reports the average contract price of DDR4 R-DIMM products have declined as much…

FlexEnable, Flex Partner on Conformed LCD for Automotive Apps

Frankfurt, Germany — FlexEnable, the leader in the development and industrialisation of flexible organic electronics, is showcasing the first conformed LCD in an integrated automotive application at IAA 2015. The demonstration shows how LCD, the world’s most established and proven display technology, can be applied to glass-free, ergonomically shaped displays in cars without incurring the…

Cisco Awards Kemet

Greenville, S.C.– KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced that it has received the 2015 Excellence in Sustainability Award from Cisco®. This prestigious award recognizes KEMET for demonstrating sustainability leadership above and beyond Cisco’s supplier code of conduct, and embodying the spirit of collaboration. The distinction was awarded during Cisco’s 24th…

DuPont Launches New Inks for Printed Electronics

Research Triangle Park, N.C.– DuPont Microcircuit Materials (DuPont) is launching electronic inks that cure quickly at low temperatures, expanding the possibility of printing electronics onto an entirely new group of plastic films.  The technology is expected to enable electronic components such as sensors, heaters and antennas to be printed on more versatile and less expensive…

Richardson RFPD Offers New Qorvo GaN MMIC PAs

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for four new GaN MMIC power amplifiers from Qorvo. The TGA2813-SM, TGA2814-SM, TGA2817-SM and TGA2818-SM are available at power levels of 100W, 80W, 60W and 30W, respectively, and operate up to 3.7 GHz. They feature excellent power added efficiency (PAE) and gain, and they are offered in…

Mouser Stocks Atmel SmartConnect Wi-Fi Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the SAMW25 SmartConnect Wi-Fi module from Atmel Corporation. The SmartConnect SAMW25 module is the industry’s first fully-integrated FCC-certified Wi-Fi module with a standalone microcontroller and hardware security from a single source. The fully integrated SAMW25 delivers a secure plug-and-play solution, integrating wireless technologies with the design flexibility required for…