Image Sensor Market to Reach $17.5B by 2020

Pune, India – The report “Image Sensor Market by Type (CMOS, CCD, and Others), Specification, Application (Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Healthcare, Industrial, Entertainment, and Security & Surveillance), and Region – Global Forecast to 2020”, published by MarketsandMarkets, market is estimated to reach USD 17.5 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 10.30% between 2015 and 2020. Browse…

Connectors Get Smaller, Tougher for Wearables

Wearable electronics – whether they are smart watches, smart glasses, personal health monitors, or electronics embedded in clothing – continue to be one of the biggest sectors driving demand for miniature connectors that are able to withstand the rigors of a wide range of environments. Connector suppliers have responded with parts that tolerate extremes of…

Bourns Expands AC Surge Protector Portfolio

Riverside, Calif. – Bourns, Inc. expanded its AC surge protective device (SPD) line with two new heavy duty models that meet the latest Underwriters Laboratories’ (UL) 1449 safety and performance standard.  Model 1251 and Model 1252 high-performance hybrid SPDs offer reliable transient protection for power distribution systems. Model 1251 is a Type 1 SPD designed to be…

Synaptics Reports Record Sales in Q1 FY16

– Record September quarter non-GAAP EPS of $1.49; GAAP EPS of $0.62 – Approximately 1.7 million shares, or 5 percent of shares outstanding, repurchased during the quarter – Increases available stock repurchase authorization to $273 million – Increases revolving credit facility by $100 million San Jose, Calif. — Synaptics (NASDAQ: SYNA), a leading developer of human interface…

Freescale Sales Down 7% in Q3

Austin, Tex. – Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYSE:FSL) today announced financial results for the third quarter ended October 2, 2015. Highlights include: GAAP Results Non-GAAP Results* • Net sales of $1.12 billion • EBITDA** of $308 million • Gross margin of 48.1% • Adjusted earnings per share of $0.54 • Earnings per share of $0.25 “Third quarter results represented another…

Altera Q3 Sales Falls 20%

San Jose, Calif. — Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) today announced third quarter sales of $399.6 million, down 4 percent from the second quarter of 2015 and down 20 percent from the third quarter of 2014. Third quarter net income was $61.5 million, $0.20 per diluted share, compared with net income of $70.3 million, $0.23 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2015 and $118.0…