Mouser Stocks TDK Bluetooth Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the SESUB-PAN-D14580 Bluetooth® v4.1 module from TDK. This ultra-compact, Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy (LE) micro module is the world’s smallest module for Bluetooth Smart devices. The 3.5mm × 3.5mm × 1mm SESUB-PAN-D14580 module is based on TDK’s proprietary Semiconductor Embedded in Substrate (SESUB) technology, reducing the size by 60 percent compared to modules using…

Optical Interconnect Market to Reach $800M by 2021

Eugene, Ore. – Optical interconnects have long served as data bridges between elements of large systems or clusters, and they’ve taken many forms. Since 2000, embedded optical modules (EOMs) have supported supercomputers, core routers, and an array of other interesting and unique applications. Active optical cables (AOCs) arrived in 2007 as a practical, low-cost alternative to…

MACOM Buys Aeroflex’s Diode Business

Lowell, Mass.– M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSI) (MACOM), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic semiconductor products, today announced that it has acquired 100% of Aeroflex’s diode business for $38 million in cash. The business had approximately $37 million in revenue for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.…

Intel Completes Acquisition of Altera

Santa Clara, Calif. – Intel Corporation (“Intel”) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Altera Corporation (“Altera”), a leading provider of field-programmable gate array (FPGA) technology. The acquisition complements Intel’s leading-edge product portfolio and enables new classes of products in the high-growth data center and Internet of Things (IoT) market segments. “Altera is…

Innodisk Releases DDR4 Industrial Modules

Taipei, Taiwan – Innodisk, the service-driven flash and DRAM module provider, introduces the industry’s first DDR4 wide temperature module series designed for industrial platforms and applications for harsh environments. Supporting the Intel Skylake H/S/U and Broadwell platform, the DDR4 wide temperature module series is JEDEC compliant and offers up to 30% higher performance with 20%…

Sumitomo to Increase Touchscreen Panel Production

Sumitomo Chemical (“the Company”) has decided to increase the production capacity of touchscreen panels for organic LED (OLED) display panels at Dongwoo Fine-Chem Co.,Ltd., the Company’s South Korean base of operations for IT-related chemicals. The production will be raised to approximately 1.4 times the current capacity, the third expansion of the facilities. The new train…

Growth Ahead for MEMS Foundry Market

Global MEMS Foundry Market: New York, N.Y. – The global MEMS foundry outsourcing market is expected to increase from $685.9 million in 2014, and reach$860.4 million in 2020, growing with a CAGR of 3.7% during 2015-2020. The global market of MEMS foundry outsourcing is mainly driven by the growth of the fabless business model segment in the MEMS industry. The…