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.…

Mouser Enhances Website Search Functionality

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor that specializes in New Product Introductions, is excited to announce new robust methods for browsing and searching for products on its industry-leading website, Mouser.com. Mouser customers can now find product information more easily by searching by Datasheets, Images and Newest Products, in addition to searching for products through the standard parametric Product Search. With this new expanded functionality,…

RS Components Stocks Molex Nano-Fit Connectors

Singapore – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has introduced a new addition to its Molex range of high-quality connectors. The new Molex Nano-Fit™ power connector system is suitable for use across a wide range of market sectors including aerospace and defence, automotive, telecommunications, medical, industrial and home appliances. The…

Semiconductor IP Market to Exceed $8B by 2020

One of the mainstays of the System-on-a-Chip (SoC) market is the continued growth of the 3rd Party Semiconductor Intellectual Property (SIP) market.  The products developed and marketed by the SIP market enable SoC designers to create amazing cutting-edge silicon solutions employed in every niche of today’s semiconductor market. A new Semico Research report, Licensing, Royalty and…

Future Electronics, NXP Expand Distribution Agreement

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components is pleased to announce its expanded engagement with NXP® Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI).  As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. This expanded worldwide distribution…