Fingerprint Sensing Unlocks Biometrics Market

Biometric technology covers finger, hand, face, eye, voice and even vein scans, which can be used across a variety of security applications such as industrial, homeland/security, consumer, and healthcare. However, consumer electronics, particularly smartphones, is driving biometrics development with fingerprint sensing leading the way, according to Yole Développement (Yole).  The consumer market for biometrics is…

Digi International Awards Digi-Key

Digi International honored Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, with the 2016 Distributor of the Year award for North America in recognition of strong global sales and customer growth during the past fiscal year. “Digi presented Digi-Key with the ‘Distributor of the Year’ award for 2016 – and it’s well deserved,” said Richard Halliday, Vice President of channel sales…

GE Spins Out Digital Micro-Switch Platform

Today, GE Ventures announced the launch of Menlo Micro, a new spinout from GE’s Global Research Center, which has re-invented one of the most fundamental building blocks of electronic systems – the electronic switch. The company’s disruptive Digital-Micro-Switch platform is strongly positioned to enable end products serving multiple industry verticals – including today’s mobile communications networks…