Mouser Updates IoT Applications Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced the introduction of their updated Internet of Things Applications site. Mouser’s updated and enhanced IoT Applications site brings together the two evolving technologies critical for IoT: wireless connectivity for interconnecting embedded systems, and smart sensors. Combined with recent advances in low power microcontrollers, these new “things” are being connected to…

Rutronik Offers Advantech’s UBC-220

Distributor Rutronik presents the new palm-sized UBC-220, an ARM-based compact box computer powered by a Freescale ARM® Cortex™-A9 i.MX6 Dual Lite high-performance processor. Designed with compact size, high capability, and superior connectivity, UBC-220 is an ideal indoor computing gateway suitable for smart buildings, parking lots, and public spaces. Advantech’s UBC-220 is equipped with a Freescale…

Manufacturing Ends 1H 2015 Better Than it Started

The U.S. manufacturing industry closed the first half of the year in better shape than it started, but it’s still facing a few headwinds. After a number of fits and starts over the past few months the Institute for Supply Management’s June PMI—a leading manufacturing business indicator—is hovering around the 53 percent mark and ticked up…

RS Stocks Arduino M0 Pro Board

Beijing — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced availability of the Arduino M0 Pro[1], a simple and powerful extension of the 32-bit Arduino platform established by the Arduino Uno board. Aimed at embedded engineers, hackers and students, the new Arduino M0 Pro board is designed to help the development…

MPS Signs Digi-Key to Expand Globally

San Jose, Calif. — Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) (Nasdaq: MPWR), a leading company in high-performance power solutions, announced today that MPS has signed a distribution agreement with Digi-Key Electronics, a leading, global, full-service provider of electronic components, for the promotion and sale of MPS products worldwide. MPS’ mission is to reduce total energy consumption in its customers’…

Ecliptek Initiates REACH Analysis of Two New SVHCs

Costa Mesa, Calif. – Ecliptek Corporation has launched its evaluation of the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) latest Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC). The Candidate List that was updated June 15, 2015 to include two new substances: 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C6-10-alkyl esters; 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, mixed decyl and hexyl and octyl diesters with ≥ 0.3%…

Arrow, NovAtel Sign Distribution Agreement

Centennial, Colo.– Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that it is now carrying a number of NovAtel high-precision global navigation satellite system (GNSS) and GPS products to Arrow customers in the Americas, and globally through arrow.com. “An increasing number of businesses are turning to location technology to manage and monitor their operations, vehicle fleets and…

AOS Expands IGBT Series

Sunnyvale, Calif. — Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) expanded its IGBT product portfolio with the launch of the 650V M-Series. The new M-series is co-packaged with a soft and fast freewheeling diode available in a variety of package types. Applications include motor drives in refrigerators, washing machines, fans, air conditioners, treadmills, and sewing machines applications.…