Epsilon Adds Rep Firm

Epsilon Electronics, Inc., a state-of-the-art mobile and audio electronics company, recently appointed Southwest Sales and Marketing (SWSM) as their Southwest region manufacturer’s representative. Epsilon’s brands include: SoundStream, Power Acoustik, Precision Power, Farenheit and more. The company has been creating innovative audio electronics for more than 37 years. Southwest Sales and Marketing brings a four-man team…

Future Stocks IDT ZMOD4410 Gas Sensors

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is pleased to offer their customers IDT’s latest gas sensors for indoor air quality applications. IDT’s new ZMOD4410 gas sensors offer best-in-class stability and sensitivity for measuring volatile organic compound (VOC) gases. These sensors are ideal for indoor air quality (IAQ) applications such as smart homes…

Mouser Stocks Bosch CISS

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the Connected Industrial Sensor Solution (CISS) from Bosch. The Bosch CISS is a robust, multi-sensor device designed to enable Internet of Things (IoT) applications in harsh environments, using MEMS technology to detect vibration and acceleration and other environmental…

Rutronik Partners With Ultra Librarian

The e-commerce platform www.rutronik24.com has launched a new feature enabling developers to choose between different CAD models of the components available on the site and download them for use in their own design programs. To achieve this, Rutronik24 has partnered with Ultra Librarian. Rutronik24 is working with Ultra Librarian, a platform that offers development engineers…

obsolescence, management, electronics, EOL

Component Obsolescence: Managing the Unmanageable

Manufacturers of long-lifecycle products have been trying to “manage” component obsolescence for decades. The decision to end a device’s useful life (EOL) is solely in the hands of original component manufacturers (OCMs). Therefore, equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have been largely forced into a reactive, rather than proactive, stance in terms of obsolescence management. The challenges have…

Mouser Stocks Laird’s FlexMIMO

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the FlexMIMO dual-band MIMO antenna from Laird, the industry’s first flexible PIFA antenna for 802.11 Wi-Fi multiple input/multiple output (MIMO) applications. The FlexMIMO includes two integrated 2.4/5 GHz dual-band antenna elements specifically designed for MIMO applications, such as…

ECIA Issues Prop 65 Advisory

ECIA’s Global Industry Practices Council (GIPC) has compiled information to encourage members to consider measures surrounding Proposition 65 in California. According to the Advisory, the original Proposition 65 Safe Water and Toxic Enforcement Act was passed by California ballot in 1986 in the interest of protecting consumers from substances that cause cancer and reproductive harm.…

Rutronik Releases Bluetooth Study

Engineers at Rutronik, a leading global broad-line stocking distributor of a comprehensive range of electronic components, semiconductors, and products and technology solutions for IoT and embedded systems, have conducted a new study on the latest generation of Bluetooth Low Energy through a series of extensive real-world tests. Aimed at determining the communication range, data throughput,…