TI SimpleLink Wi-Fi MCU Supports AWS IoT

Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced its SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® wireless microcontroller (MCU) easily and securely connects IoT endpoints to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud for remote management and data analysis. The AWS IoT Software Development Kit (SDK) is now available for TI’s low-power SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3200 wireless MCU LaunchPad™ kit, enabling developers to quickly establish a…

Marvell Offers IoT Starter Kit

Marvell (NASDAQ:MRVL) — a worldwide leader in providing complete silicon solutions from storage to Internet of Things (IoT), cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment, in-home content delivery and Kinoma® software enabling the “Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle” — today announced the new Marvell EZ-Connect™ MW302 IoT Starter Kit powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT, a new platform that makes it…

DuPont Intros New In-Mold Electronic Inks

Research Triangle Park, N.C.– DuPont Microcircuit Materials (DuPont) is launching a suite of in-mold electronic inks designed to help streamline electronic devices by reducing the need for rigid circuit boards.  By printing circuits directly onto plastic substrates, touch controls, such as electronic buttons, switches and slides, are readily integrated in applications such as home appliances and automobiles.…

Osram Opens U.S-Based LED Module Mfg Line

OSRAM SYLVANIA has expanded the Hillsboro manufacturing capabilities by adding the first advanced Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production line for manufacturing LED modules in the plant.  OSRAM as the automotive lighting leader is pushing the transition to LED systems by investing in R&D and production capacities, infrastructure and talent to support the technology migration. Millions of…

Melexis Inks Deal with Sony

Melexis announces it has signed an agreement with Sony to further expand the Time-of-Flight offering for automobile safety and infotainment markets. Sony stated earlier today it has acquired SoftKinetic, a Belgian based developer of sensor-to-software 3D gesture solutions including the patented DepthSenseRM Time-of-Flight sensor technology. Melexis has been licensed under this technology for a number…

Sony Acquires SoftKinetic

Tokyo, Japan – Sony Corporation (“Sony”) is announcing that it has completed the acquisition of Softkinetic Systems S.A. (“Softkinetic”), after reaching an agreement with the company and its major shareholders. With this acquisition, Softkinetic – which possesses time-of-flight (“ToF”) range image sensor technology, as well as related systems and software – has become a wholly-owned…

Mouser Ships Avago Encoder Kits

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the AEDC-55xx and AEDM‑5810 motion feedback encoders from Avago Technologies. These high-resolution encoder module kits include a built-in interpolator and are designed for quick assembly and reliable connector retention in a wide range of commercial and industrial motion control applications. Avago AEDC-55xx and AEDM-5810 motion feedback encoder kits, available…

Qualcomm, Xilinx Collaborate on Data Centers

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), today announced a strategic technical collaboration to deliver industry-leading heterogeneous computing solutions with new levels of efficiency and performance through FPGA-enabled dynamic workload acceleration on Qualcomm Technologies’ server platforms. The strategic collaboration is designed to span multiple product generations, ranging…

Dell to Buy EMC

Brings together the industry’s leading innovators in digital transformation, software-defined data center, hybrid cloud, converged infrastructure, mobile and security EMC stockholders to receive approximately $33.15 per share (based on the assumptions described below) in a combination of cash as well as tracking stock linked to a portion of EMC’s economic interest in the VMware business…