Demand Grows for Infrared LEDs

Burnaby, Canada – According to a TechSci Research report, “Global Infrared LED Market By Application, By Region & Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2010 – 2020’’, the global market for infrared LEDs is projected to grow at a CAGR of more than 9% during 2015 – 2020, on account of increasing penetration of these LEDs in allied industries such as automotive,…

Lucid Releases Smartphone Battery Challenge Results

Meizu PRO5 with Lucid’s PowerXtend beats iPhone6s Plus, Huawei Mate8, Nexus 6P. Netanya, Israel — In a January 10th Flagship Smartphones Battery LifeChallenge in China, the Meizu PRO5 with PowerXtend was the last device running after all other screens went dark. The PRO5 is the first device to integrate PowerXtend version 3.5, the latest version of the product that introduces…

AMD Expands ARM in the Data Center

AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) marks a major step toward delivering choice and innovation in the datacenter with the launch of the AMD Opteron™ A1100 System-on-Chip (SoC), formerly codenamed “Seattle.” Jointly with its software and hardware partners, AMD is accelerating time-to-deployment of ARM®-based systems and driving forward ecosystem support for ARM in the datacenter. “The ecosystem for ARM in…

element14 Adds Thousands of Maxim Integrated ICs

element14 will add thousands of integrated circuits (ICs) from Silicon Valley-based Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., to its franchise. With this new stock from Maxim, element14 will have a variety of ICs for research and design applications. With expertise in power management ICs, Maxim offers high-performance analog and mixed-signal engineering solutions. Maxim’s analog integration capabilities provide…

TTI Europe Adds Custom Power Transformers

Custom-built ruggedised power transformers from Pulse Electronics’ AS9100 production facility are now available to European customers through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components.  Pulse Electronics is a respected U.S. manufacturer of ruggedised custom transformers with over 20 years’ experience of supporting US military and aerospace customers across multiple hi-rel programmes.  TTI…

Mouser Stocks Panasonic PAN9320 Modules

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the PAN9320 embedded Wi-Fi place-and-play module from Panasonic. This fully embedded Wi-Fi module features an integrated stack, full security suite, and API to minimize firmware development. The PAN9320 device is a standalone 2.4GHz Wi-Fi module that supports the IEEE 802.11 b/g/n standards designed for applications where a small form factor and high…

Qualcomm, Guizhou Province Form Joint Venture

In a ceremony today at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) and officials from the People’s Government of Guizhou Province signed a strategic cooperation agreement and unveiled a joint venture –  the Guizhou Huaxintong Semi-Conductor Technology Co., Ltd. The joint venture, with initial registered capital of RMB 1.85 billion (approx.…