Orion Fans Expands DC Fan Portfolio

Thermal management devices are an essential component of any piece of electronics equipment from laptop computers to servers. In the cooling world, designers often select “modified standard” products to meet their specific cooling requirements. However, these devices also need to be available through second sources. Like most electronics components, purchasers are demanding second sources to ensure…

Kemet Intros Electronic Components App for Android

Greenville, S.C. –  KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced its electronic components app for Android. Building on the success of KEMET’s iPad® app, the Android app provides the same convenient access to over 350 capacitor and electronic component product datasheets. App users can easily navigate by product type or search by…

Cree, Cisco Enable Smart Lighting

Durham, N.C. — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) introduces SmartCast® Power over Ethernet (PoE), an intuitively simple, scalable and open platform that enables the Internet of Things (IoT) for buildings through better light. SmartCast PoE is the first LED lighting platform that makes the Cisco® Digital Ceiling framework ready for mass deployment and adoption. Cree’s SmartCast PoE embeds intelligence to…

Fairchild Rejects Unsolicited Bid

San Jose, Calif. – Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. (Nasdaq: FCS) (“Fairchild”) announced today that its board of directors (the “Board”), after consultation with its legal and financial advisors, has determined that the unsolicited proposal received on December 28, 2015, from China Resources Microelectronics Limited (“China Resources”) and Hua Capital Management Co., Ltd. (“Hua Capital”) to…

Wi-Fi Semiconductor Market to Exceed $12B in 2020

Campbell, Calif. — Mobile Experts released a new report today on Wi-Fi Semiconductors, highlighting the trends in combo chips, SoCs, power amplifiers, LNAs, switches, and Front End Modules (FEMs).  The report covers both access point hardware and client devices, with detailed information regarding the trends to higher levels of integration, higher level MIMO, new standards, and…

Mouser Adds Merit Sensor Systems

Mouser Electronics, Inc. announced today a global distribution agreement with Merit Sensor Systems, a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of pressure-sensing solutions. Merit’s pressure sensor solutions incorporate the company’s proprietary Sentium® technology to provide the excellent operating temperature range and stability required for medical, aerospace, and industrial applications. This agreement adds Merit’s microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)…

Supply Chain Goals Misaligned with Execution

An optimal supply chain relies on alignment – between supply and demand, or goals and execution – for success. But a recent report has found a significant misalignment between the business objectives of a strategic supply chain and the resources dedicated toward achieving that goal. Of 250 senior manufacturing executives polled by GT Nexus, which…