Mouser Intros Ecliptek 32.768kHz Crystals for IoT

Mouser Electronics is now shipping from stock Ecliptek’s ultra-miniature E3WS series of SMD tuning fork crystals. This new 32.768kHz crystal series includes a -40°C to +85°C extended operating temperature range and is now available for remote and portable real time clocking applications where space is extremely limited. Ideal for contactless technology and PoE lighting, this versatile watch crystal…

Solid Growth Ahead for US Sensors Market

According to TechSci Research report, “United States Sensors Market By Type, By Application, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011 – 2021’’, the sensors market in the United States is projected to grow at a CAGR of more than 7% during 2016-2021, due to increasing number of users of smart devices, growing adoption of Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) based micro-machine…

Inphi Sells Memory Business to Rambus for $90M

Santa Clara, Calif. – Inphi Corporation (NYSE: IPHI), a leading provider of high-speed, mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for the communications, data center and computing markets, today announced a definitive agreement to sell its memory product business to Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) for $90 million in cash inclusive of a 12.5 percent escrow. The sale is currently expected to…

RFMW, Ampleon Extend Distribution Agreement

San Jose, Calif. – RFMW Ltd. and Ampleon announce the extension of their distribution relationship. Ampleon is the RF Power Business Unit that was recently spun-off from NXP Semiconductors. Under the agreement, RFMW will extend their franchise agreement to EMEA including Israel for the entire RF Power business activity, including sales and support of the complete…

Peregrine Semiconductor Launches Online Store

San Diego, Calif. — Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces the launch of an online store to provide customers a fast and efficient way to purchase the company’s high-performance integrated RF products. Customers can now visit Peregrine’s website to search for products and easily place…

USB Type-C Connectors Get Ruggedized

For engineers and purchasers who want to take advantage of the USB Type-C connector’s small footprint for harsh environment applications, Amphenol released a rugged version with a robust construction and an IP67 rating that also delivers electromagnetic interference (EMI) protection. Like the standard USB Type-C connector the rugged version offers power levels up to 100…

MSIG to Host IoT Workshop with SEMI

Pittsburgh, Pa. – MEMS & Sensors Industry Group® (MSIG) invites attendees to a special half-day workshop on the convergence of MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) devices, sensors, flexible substrates and semiconductors in the Internet of Things (IoT) at SEMICON West on July 13, 2016. Speakers will explore the theme “From Collision to Convergence: Co-Creating Solutions in the Semiconductor and MEMS/Sensors Industry” as…

Mouser, VIA Technologies Sign Distribution Deal

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced a global distribution agreement with VIA Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the development of highly integrated embedded platform and system solutions for machine-to-machine (M2M), Internet of Things (IoT), and smart city applications. The VIA product line, now available at Mouser Electronics, consists of a series of powerful, highly integrated…