Microsemi Delivers Secured FPGA Production Programming

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the availability of its Secured Production Programming Solution (SPPS) for its field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). The new solution securely generates and injects cryptographic keys and configuration bitstreams into Microsemi’s FPGAs thus preventing cloning, reverse engineering, malware insertion,…

East Coast Microwave Earns AS9120 Certification

Woburn, Mass. — East Coast Microwave Sales and Distribution LLC., a major distributor of RF/Microwave Connectors and Components, today announced that it has achieved AS9120 Rev A certification. The AS certification series rewards aerospace and defense industry suppliers for achieving the highest levels of quality standards, meeting regulatory compliance requirements and mitigating customer risk. The…

Premier Magnetics Releases New Power Magnetics Catalog

Lake Forest, Calif.—Premier Magnetics, global producer of high-quality magnetic components for switch-mode power supplies, DC-DC converters and data communications applications, announces the availability of its new 87-page catalog providing details of the company’s extensive line of transformers, inductors and chokes designed specifically for switch-mode power supply applications. Also included are reference designs utilizing Premier Magnetics’ devices in…

ANSYS, TSMC Advance Chip Manufacturing

Pittsburgh, Pa. — Manufacturers of advanced electronic products – ranging from mobile and networking appliances to futuristic Internet of Things devices – will become more powerful, smaller and more energy efficient thanks to new advances from TSMC and ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS). TSMC’s certification of ANSYS solutions for its 10nm FinFET process technology, enables customers to deliver their innovative and reliable…

Micro-Measurements Launches Custom Transducer Service

Malvern, Pa. — Micro-Measurements®, a Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) brand, today introduced a new design, installation, and customization service for transducers built on foil strain gages. Drawing on the extensive PhotoStress® experimental stress analysis experience of VPG’s recently acquired Stress-Tek, Inc., StrainBond™ provides engineers with full transducer support from development through installation. Services include initial assessment,…

Benchmarking: It Assures Better Pricing

Over the 4 years since Lytica Inc. launched our electronic component benchmarking tool set, we’ve concluded there are 4 reasons why companies don’t benchmark their electronic component expenses for competitiveness. There are assumed to be four reasons why companies don’t benchmark component prices. These are: Comfortable with the status quo Believe they are getting great/better…