First Chinese Company Earns IPC QML Certification

Bannockburn, Ill. — IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC-6012/IPC-A-600 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to Dongguan Shengyi Electronics Ltd., a manufacturer of single sided, double sided, and multilayer printed circuit boards in the Dongguan, Guangdong province of China. Dongguan Shengyi Electronics Ltd. is the first Chinese company to receive IPC’s Validation Services QML for these standards. Dongguan Shengyi…

Mouser Stocks ADI AD9162 DAC

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the new 16-bit AD9162 digital-to-analog converter (DAC) from Analog Devices. Announced at the 2016 IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS), the AD9162 is a high-performance radio frequency (RF) DAC that supports data rates up to 6 gigasamples per second (GSPS) and update rates up to 12 GSPS. The high dynamic…

WPG Americas Adds Micron Accelerated Solutions

San Jose, Calif. — WPG Americas Inc. (WPGA), a subsidiary of WPG Holdings, Asia’s number one electronics distributor, has announced today the decision to bring a new breed of server-based storage solutions powered by Micron Technology, Inc. to the IT enterprise. Overcoming the issues of the traditional data center architecture, the new Micron Accelerated Solutions tightly integrates…

Enovix Starts Pilot Production of 3D Silicon Li-Ion Battery

Fremont, Calif. — Addressing the need for battery innovation to keep pace with the demands of modern mobile devices, Enovix is in the pilot-production phase of a new 3D Silicon™ Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery. The modern Enovix platform frees lithium-ion battery design, materials, production, and performance from the constraints of outdated, conventional battery construction. Patented 3D cell…

IDT, Cavium Partner on Hyperscale Data Centers

San Jose, Calif. — Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) (NASDAQ: IDTI) today announced its collaboration with Cavium, Inc., on a reference design that supports the burgeoning workloads of the hyperscale data center.  The IDT® DDR4 memory interface solutions are incorporated into the reference design, which is built on Cavium’s ThunderX family of workload-optimized 64-bit ARMv8-based processors. The Cavium ThunderX®…

Newark element14 Expands Freedom Development Platform

Chicago, Ill. – Global electronics distributor Newark element14 today announces the addition of a new NXP® low-cost development platform to its extensive portfolio of products for the Internet of Things (IoT). The FRDM-KW40Z is enabled by the Kinetis® W series KW40Z/30Z/20Z (KW40Z) family and is ideal for applications in the IoT space, including home automation, building automation and healthcare. Built on the ARM® Cortex®-M0+ processor,…

IMI Labs Offers New Materials Service to IC Makers

San Jose, Calif. – Intermolecular, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMI), the trusted partner for advanced materials innovation, today announced IMI Labs for Semiconductor, a materials innovation service to help semiconductor companies explore, discover and characterize new materials. With IMI Labs, semiconductor manufacturers now have broad access to Intermolecular’s experimentation platform, materials expertise and data to accelerate materials decisions…

ST, Qualcomm Collaborate on Sensors for Mobile Devices

Geneva – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced that Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, intends to add software support for ST’s inertial sensor solutions including its award-winning iNEMO™ inertial module. The Companies expect that the support will enable the rapid introduction of…

Mouser Stocks BeagleBone Green Wireless

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the BeagleBone Green Wireless, a Linux-based development board from BeagleBoard.org and Seeed Studio. The BeagleBone Green Wireless is the first board in the BeagleBone community to feature a wireless connection, boasting both 2.4GHz Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth® 4.1 low energy connectivity in place of the BeagleBone Green’s Ethernet connection.…