Mouser Ships Omron Face Detection Sensor Modules

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the B5T HVC-P2 face detection sensor modules from Omron Electronic Components. These fully integrated Human Vision Component (HVC) plug-in modules are based on the Omron OKAO™ Vision Image Sensing Technology, a set of image recognition routines developed…

Ficosa Opens Plant in Tennessee

Detroit, Mich. – Ficosa, a top-tier global provider devoted to the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of high-technology vision, safety, connectivity and efficiency systems for the automotive and mobility sectors, has boosted its presence in the United States by opening a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Cookeville, Tennessee. With an investment of over 50 million dollars,…

Master Electronics, AEM Ink Distribution Deal

Santa Monica, Calif. – Master Electronics, a leading global distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, adds AEM Components to their line card. Master Electronics’ Supplier Business Development Officer, Mr. Shell Johnson, stated, “AEM’s extensive surface mount products fit right into our steadfast IP&E commitment and strengthen our dictate to supply every customer with the…

Future Electronics, Delta Products Expand Franchise Agreement

Montreal, Canada – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced a newly expanded worldwide franchise agreement with Delta Products Corporation’s Industrial, Medical and Lighting Power Supply group, adding to the Fans and Filters already available through Future Electronics in North America. Delta is the world’s leading producer of reliable, high efficiency standard and…

ECIA Awards TTI’s Knight

At its Executive Conference in Chicago this week, the ECIA announced the winner of the inaugural ECIA North Star Award, the association’s highest leadership honor. For millennia, the North Star provided the navigational basis to those who sought to explore the world and to make it better. The award, so named to reflect the concept of extraordinary leadership,…

ERA Welcomes TTI as Its Latest Global Distributor Member

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that TTI, Inc. – a world leading specialist in electronic component distribution – has joined ERA as a global distributor member. TTI is the latest addition to ERA’s fast-growing membership, which now includes authorized distributors of electronic components. “TTI and the rep community have been joined at the…

Qualcomm to Pay $47B for NXP, Lists Rationale for Semi’s Largest Deal

Qualcomm Inc. has confirmed speculations it will pay $47 billion for NXP Semiconductor N.V. and listed a range of reasons for what is shaping up as the largest M&A transaction in the history of the semiconductor industry and one expected to face significant integration challenges and pile a load of debts on the buyer. The…

Electronics Counterfeiting: Tiny Tags, Big Solutions?

Despite the best efforts of component makers, distributors and equipment manufacturers, counterfeit electronics still enter the supply chain. Counterfeiting has cost the semiconductor industry as much as $7.5 billion related to brand damage, product replacement and repairs, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). No single solution has evolved that definitively combats counterfeiting in electronics.…