Navigant Ranks Top Li-ion Battery Makers for Grid Storage

A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 10 lithium ion (Li-ion) battery manufacturers, with LG Chem and Samsung SDI ranked as the leading companies. .@NavigantRSRCH Names LG Chem & Samsung SDI Leading Manufacturers of #LithiumIon #Batteries https://nav.gt/2F3WhxQ Tweet this Rapid growth in markets that rely on Li-ion batteries has allowed suppliers…

JDA Software, MIT Collaborate on Digital Supply Chain

JDA Software, Inc., today announced a multiyear collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) focused on joint research to create new and innovative capabilities within the supply chain utilizing intelligent edge technologies like machine learning, AI, IoT and advanced analytics. JDA will work closely with MIT’s Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS), a world-class research and…

TDK to Acquire Chirp Microsystems

TDK Corporation (TSE 6762, President and CEO: Shigenao Ishiguro, hereinafter “TDK”) announced that it has reached an agreement with Chirp Microsystems, Inc. (Headquarters: Berkeley California U.S., hereinafter “Chirp”), a pioneer in high-performance ultrasonic sensing, in which Chirp becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of TDK. TDK expects to close the acquisition within the coming days. Chirp…

Cypress, SparkFun & Digi-Key Develop IoT Development Platform

Cypress Semiconductor Corp., SparkFun, and Digi-Key, a global electronic components distributor, have collaborated to deliver a joint IoT development platform that allows makers and engineers of all kinds to prototype sensor-to-cloud solutions quickly and easily. To enable even more dynamic IoT development, SparkFun created an add-on shield that simplifies system designs with the Cypress PSoC® 6 microcontroller (MCU), which is purpose-built…

Pickering Electronics Joins ERA

Pickering Electronics, a UK designer and manufacturer of Reed Relays, has announced they are now a member of the Electronics Representatives Association (ERA), the international trade organization for professional field sales companies in the global electronics industries, manufacturers who go to market through representative firms and global distributors. Since 1968, Pickering Electronics have been manufacturing…

Mouser Stocks Bluetooth WICED Evaluation Boards

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the EZ-BT™ WICED dual-mode module evaluation board and the EZ-BLE™ WICED module evaluation board from Cypress Semiconductor. Designed to evaluate Cypress’ Bluetooth® Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) modules, the evaluation boards allow engineers to develop fully certified, fully programmable Bluetooth Smart and Bluetooth Smart Ready devices…

TTI Carries Kemet High CV Capacitors

Now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, are ALS70 and ALS80 series high CV screw terminal electrolytic capacitors from KEMET. The products are ideal for use in frequency converters, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) and switch mode power supplies (SMPS) in challenging electrical and environmental applications including rail. The…