Xtrinsic Sensor Development Board at element14

Newark element14 today announced the launch of its multi MEMS development board for Xtrinsic sensors, a low cost enablement solution that allows designers to easily understand and test the latest sensing technologies with a next generation accelerometer, pressure sensor and a magnetometer to measure motion, altitude or pressure, detect magnetic fields and determine physical position.…

Mouser Enhances Lighting Applications Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced that its Lighting Applications site on Mouser.com covering the entire lighting ecosystem has been expanded to include featured products, a new application feature, and several of the latest lighting industry articles. The updated site helps design engineers find the latest lighting advancements, trends, and supporting product information in as few…

Vishay Honored With 2012 TTI Excellence Awards

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.  today announced that the company has received 2012 Supplier Excellence Awards in North America and Europe from TTI, Inc. Vishay is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components. TTI is the world’s leading authorized distributor specialist offering passive, connector, electromechanical, and discrete components.  The TTI Supplier…

Silicon Labs to Acquire Energy Micro

Silicon Labs, a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs,  today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire  Energy Micro AS Based in Oslo, Norway, the late-stage privately held company offers the  industry’s most power-efficient portfolio of 32-bit microcontrollers  (MCUs) and is developing multi-protocol wireless RF solutions based on  the industry-leading ARM® Cortex-M…

IPC Releases Study on Quality Benchmarks for EMS

Electronics manufacturing services providers from across the globe assembled 172,356 PCBs on average during 2012, according to IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries. In its latest report on quality benchmarks for the EMS industry, the IPC also reported the median number of components placed by EMS companies was 22,536,199. The IPC Study of Quality Benchmarks for…

Celestica Recognizes Outstanding Suppliers

TORONTO, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced the winners of its 2012 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOOTM) Supplier Awards. The awards honor suppliers who provide the best TCOO performance to Celestica and its customers by demonstrating excellence in…

Global Automotive Electronics on Path to $205 Billion

Automotive Electronics are increasingly utilized in today’s automobiles. Beginning with the requirement of providing enhanced engine control, the current breed of automobiles has become more and more reliant on electronics, enabling them in going faster, even while providing highest levels of safety. Today’s contemporary cars have evolved into electronic machines, with more and more operations…