Future Electronics, Digi Expand Distribution Agreement

Future Electronics, a world-class leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of electronic components, and Digi International® (NASDAQ: DGII, www.digi.com), the M2M solutions expert, today announced an expanded global distribution agreement. Under this new agreement, Digi’s complete portfolio is now available through Future Electronics’ global network in North America, South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. As…

Router & Switch Market to Value $41B by 2022

San Francisco, Calif. – The global  router and switch market is expected to reach USD 41.03 billion by 2022, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. High scale network infrastructure modernization across residential and commercial applications is anticipated to drive growth over the forecast period. Growing demand for high speed internet along with technological…

The Power and Reach of Distribution

Component distributors are the closest thing the electronics industry has to Superman. That’s backed up by too many facts to be considered flattery. They do all the traditional things their group nomenclature – distributors – connotes but also much more. In fact, the largest distributors perform so many varied services for their customers (OEMs, EMS…

Marvell Expands IoT Offering

Santa Clara, Calif. — Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) — a worldwide leader in providing complete silicon solutions from mobile communications to storage, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment, in-home content delivery and Kinoma® software enabling the “Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle”— today announced an enhanced Marvell® EZ-Connect family of Wireless Microcontroller system-on-chips (SoC) that includes an expanded software offering and a…

Richardson RFPD Adds Peregrine SPDT Switch

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new dual differential, single pole double throw RF switch from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE42920 DDSPDT RF switch is a broadband (10 kHz–6 GHz) and low loss device that enables the switching of two independent differential signals. This device consumes less…

IoT Fuels MCU Growth

Englewood, Colo. – Applications around the Internet of things (IoT), including connected cars, wearable electronics, and building automation, is fueling growth in the microcontroller (MCU) market. The MCU market for these and other IoT applications is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11 percent, from $1.7 billion in 2014 to…

Dialog Buys Atmel to Cut Dependence on Apple

Dialog Semiconductor PLC said it will pay approximately $4.6 billion for Atmel Corp. to further deepen relationship with the world’s leading mobile phone manufacturers and simultaneously diversify its revenue base to attract new customers in the fast-growing market for connected devices, or Internet of Things, (IoT), and the automotive industry. The combination of the two…