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…

Electronics Makers Forge Alliances for IoT Opportunities

Electronics manufacturers are forming alliances, partnerships and joint ventures in the global supply chain to tap sales opportunities for connected devices and better position themselves to service the growing market for the Internet of Things (IoT). The number of these alliances forged by OEMs, contract manufacturers, component suppliers, design firms and distributors has surged in…

Mouser Stocks ST STM32L4 MCUs

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the new STM32L4 series 32-bit microcontrollers from STMicroelectronics (ST). These ultra-low-power STM32L4 32-bit microcontrollers are based on the high-performance ARM® Cortex®-M4 32-bit RISC core operating at a frequency of up to 80MHz. The STM32L4 microcontrollers leverage ST’s low power technologies including voltage scaling to balance power consumption with processing…

Digicom Expands California EMS Facility

Oakland, Calif. – Digicom Electronics, Inc., a technology and quality driven electronics manufacturing services company, has expanded its facility in Oakland, California in the San Francisco Bay area. In addition to doubling in size, Digicom has added even more advanced manufacturing equipment and additional personnel to increase manufacturing capacity and capabilities. Digicom specializes in complex electronic…