Richardson RFPD Intros Skyworks SPDT Switch

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new single-pole, double-throw switch from Skyworks Solutions, Inc. The SKYA21001 features low insertion loss (0.4 dB at 2.4 GHz) and positive voltage operation with low DC power consumption (10 μA). It is ideally suited for automotive applications such as infotainment, telematics,…

Micro-Measurements Unveils New Online Resource

Malvern, Pa. – Micro-Measurements®, a Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) brand, today announced a powerful online resource for engineers using strain gages: StrainBlog.com. The comprehensive blog features a wide range of tutorial and technical content covering the latest techniques for obtaining accurate, reliable strain and stress data while providing a forum in which engineers throughout the…

Newark element14 Launches Cloud-Enabled IoT Kit

Newark element14 is today launching the LPC43S67 & A70CM Cloud Connectivity Kit for the design engineer to successfully build secure IoT applications with AES encryption, NFC, WiFi, and a host of sensing technologies, driven by powerful, multi-core ARM processing capabilities. The  LPC43S67 & A70CM Cloud Connectivity Kit offers a high-performance, dual-core ARM Cortex processor along with IC-enabled security…

Andy Bryant to Retire as COO of Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics Inc. said Andrew Bryant will retire in April, only two years after his appointment as chief operating officer and confirming the company’s intention to position a cadre of younger executives to in future replace chairman, president and CEO Michael Long. Bryant, 60, joined Arrow in 2008 and headed the company’s global enterprise computing…