Six New Members Join ECIA

ECIA is pleased to welcome the following six companies to its roster of prominent electronic component distributors, suppliers and manufacturers’ reps. From the component manufacturer sector, Advanced Cable Ties, Inc. and Hongfa America, Inc.. have joined the organization recently. From the distributor community, ECIA welcomes Avia-Dynamics Corp. Tiger Electronics Inc, G.L. Smith Associates, and Artec Lantec, all manufacturers’ rep companies have…

Automotive Lighting: LEDs Deliver Greater Functionality

LED adoption is driving growth and advanced functionality in automotive lighting, which is starting to trickle down from high-end to mid-range and low-end vehicles, according to a new report from Yole Développement (Yole) . The research firm expects the market to reach about $27.5 billion in 2017, up from $25.7 billion in 2016. Yole forecasts the automotive…

OEM Re-Verticalization is Squeezing Semiconductor and Distribution TAM

Verticalization – or the more modern version of it – is in vogue again and its embrace by the biggest and most powerful OEMs is roiling the electronics industry as the opportunities and sizes of markets served by semiconductor makers, component distributors and software developers shrink further, forcing a re-evaluation of their roles, offerings and…

Mouser Stocks ON Semi Sigfox Connectivity Solutions

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now offering Sigfox connectivity solutions from ON Semiconductor. ON Semiconductor’s family of Sigfox-compliant devices provides a range of both hardware and software development tools for simplifying new designs for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. ON Semiconductor’s Sigfox portfolio available…

Cloud SCM Market to Reach $11B by 2023

According to the market research report titled “Cloud Supply Chain Management (SCM) Market by Solution (Demand Planning & Forecasting, Inventory & Warehouse Management, Product Life-Cycle Management, Logistics Management, Sales & Operations Planning, Order Management, Transportation Management, Procurement & Sourcing, Product Master Data Management), by Service (Training & Consulting, Managed Services, Support & Maintenance), by Deployment Type…

Dialog Semiconductor to Acquire Silego

Dialog Semiconductor plc (XETRA:DLG), a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, charging, and low power connectivity technology, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Silego Technology Inc., the leading provider of Configurable Mixed-signal ICs (CMICs), for a cash payment of $276 million with additional contingent consideration of…

Tessera Files Lawsuit Against Samsung for Patent Infringement

Tessera Technologies, Inc. (“Tessera”) and certain of its subsidiaries filed legal proceedings today against Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd. (“Samsung”) and certain of its affiliates, alleging infringement of 24 patents that cover a wide range of semiconductor processing, bonding, and packaging technologies, as well as imaging technologies. Tessera is a subsidiary of Xperi Corporation(Nasdaq: XPER) (the “Company” or…