Heilind Stocks Omron EE-SX Photomicrosensors

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Omron, has expanded its optical sensor line with the company’s new EE-SX1320/1321/1330/4320 photomicrosensors. The advanced structure of the EE-SX series includes an ultra compact 2-3 mm slot width, photo IC output, and dual channel output to detect changes in movement direction. SMD…

Mouser Offers Digilent Arty Z7 Dev Board

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 Arty Z7 development board from Digilent. The Arty Z7 helps designers build a range of motor control and embedded vision systems on a ready-to-use development platform with Arduino Uno- and Digilent chipKIT-compatible headers, Digilent Pmod connectors, and USB and HDMI ports. The Digilent…

Sager Appoints Director of Supply Chain Management

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, welcomes Kathy Bordeleau in the new role as Director of Supply Chain Management. Ms. Bordeleau, previously with Avnet Electronics Marketing, brings to Sager over thirty years of supply chain and product management expertise. During her career at Avnet, she oversaw material management teams responsible for various…

Richardson RFPD Stocks Peregrine RF SOI Power Limiter

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new power limiter from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The UltraCMOS® PE45361 builds on the success of Peregrine’s 50-watt UltraCMOS power limiters and adds higher pulsed power handling, a lower limiting threshold and positive threshold control. The PE45361 delivers reliable and repeatable power protection to…

Wearable Device Market to Reach $150B by 2027

Compiled after three years of dedicated and ongoing research by expert analysts, the IDTechEx Research report Wearable Technology 2017-2027: Markets, Players, Forecasts details IDTechEx’s coverage of the wearable technology ecosystem. The report looks at the industry from many different perspectives, with detailed discussion framing core primary research and market forecasting. Fuelled by a frenzy of hype, funding…

Mouser Stocks Microsemi PolarFire FPGA Evaluation Kit

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now offering the PolarFire™ Evaluation Kit from Microsemi, which allows designers to evaluate the highly regarded PolarFire FPGA product family. The flash-based PolarFire field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) deliver 100K to 500K logic elements at up to 50 percent lower power consumption than equivalent SRAM-based FPGAs,…

Power Semiconductors: Lead Times Continue to Stretch

Lead times for power discrete semiconductors, including MOSFETs, diodes, rectifiers and thyristors, have stretched significantly in 2017 due to increased demand particularly from automotive and industrial applications, according to market experts. For some devices, lead times have stretched to 24 to 30 weeks. Diodes, rectifiers, and low- and high-voltage MOSFETs are currently posing the biggest…

Mouser Signs Distribution Agreement with Robotis

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader that empowers innovation, has entered into a global distribution agreement with ROBOTIS, a leading developer and manufacturer of modular robotics and specialized smart servos, industrial actuators, manipulators, open-source humanoid platforms and robotic development solutions. The ROBOTIS portfolio, now available from Mouser Electronics, includes controllers, servos, and accessories that support…