Mouser VP Hayne Shumate Receives ECIA Award

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is pleased to announce that Hayne Shumate, Mouser’s Vice President of Internet Business, has been honored with the Distinguished Service Award from the Electronic Components Industry Association. The ECIA, the leading non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the needs and interests of…

Richardson RFPD Adds Peregrine SPDT RF Switch

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new 700–3800 MHz, UltraCMOS SPDT RF switch from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE42822 is a HaRP™ technology-enhanced absorptive 50Ω SPDT RF protection switch designed for use in high-power and high-performance wireless infrastructure and small cell applications, supporting frequencies up to 3800…

Double-Digit Growth Ahead for Consumer Electronics Market

Valley Cottage, N.Y. — Future Market Insights (FMI), delivers key insights on the consumer electronics market in its recent report titled “Consumer Electronics Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2015 – 2020”. The global consumer electronics market is anticipated to expand at a 15.4% CAGR between 2015 and 2020. It is projected that the global…

Pasternack Announces RF Education Partnership

Irvine, Calif. – Pasternack Enterprises, Inc., a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has partnered with Besser Associates to offer customers a seamless portal for accessing continuing education courses in the fields of RF, microwave and millimeter wave technologies. Founded in 1985, Besser Associates delivers in-person and alternative media training to professionals…

DFARS and Testing as the Quality Litmus Test, Part 2

Recently EPS and Verical.Connect have focused on the issues of counterfeit mitigation and the recent (9/21/2015) proposed amendments to the 2012 Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).  Among the amendments is a proposal to extend DoD sourcing practices from the traditional military/aerospace specification standards to include COTS components. To consider the impact of these issues…

DFARS and Testing as the Quality Litmus Test, Part 1

Recently EPS and Verical.Connect have focused on the issues of counterfeit mitigation and the recent (9/21/2015) proposed amendments to the 2012 Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).  A common theme is the continual raising of the quality bar. The proposed amendments to DFARS this year mirrors this raising of the bar and clearly lays forth…

TI Claims Smallest, Lowest Power Battery Management for IoT

Dallas, Tex.  – Texas Instruments (TI) launched a highly integrated battery management solution that features a linear charger, configurable LDO, load switch, buck converter, pushbutton control and battery voltage monitor in one solution. The bq25120 claims the industry’s lowest quiescent current (Iq) at 700 nA with the buck converter, operating at 1.8 V.  The configurable…