Mouser Hosts Development Kit Giveaway at Electronica

Mouser Electronics, Inc. will host a massive giveaway drawing of development kits at Electronica 2016 at Booth 524 in Hall A5 of the Munich Messe exhibition center, November 8–11. Engineers can sign up at http://emea.info.mouser.com/electronica2016-contest to enter to win a high-end development kit from one of 15 key semiconductor suppliers, including Altera, Analog Devices, Atmel,…

Electronics Industry Optimism Surging as 2017 Knocks

Finding an electronics industry executive at Electronica 2016 who isn’t gung ho about the prospects for the sector in 2017 and over the next several years won’t be impossible but it’s certainly not going to be easy. On the second day of the biennial exhibition that brings together designers, suppliers and manufacturers to the high-tech…

Kemet Expands “Easy-to-Design-In” Toolset

KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, continued its leadership position in digital technology by announcing expansions to its repertoire of powerful electronic components tools. “KEMET is involved in the customer journey from idea to execution, and our commitment to unparalleled borderless service extends through our advanced digital tools,” said Per Loof, KEMET…

Avnet’s Fay: Premier Farnell Builds on a ‘Solutions’ Ecosystem

Avnet Inc. says its acquisition of U.K.-based distributor Premier Farnell will help the company accelerate its digital transformation and make it a more critical partner to customers through the provision of a wider range of design engineering and supply chain solutions to move them swiftly and seamlessly from the idea and product conception stages to…

Linear Tech Demos Wireless Battery Management in BMW i3

Linear Technology, the leading provider of battery stack monitoring ICs for electric and hybrid/electric vehicles, is demonstrating the industry’s first wireless automotive battery management system (BMS) concept car at the Electronica Show this week in Munich, Germany (Booth 524, Hall A4). This wireless BMS concept car, developed by Linear’s design partner LION Smart, combines Linear’s highly accurate…

Chipmakers Leading IoT Security Drive at Hardware and Software Levels

Top semiconductor manufacturers are taking on the challenge of securing networked devices and are pushing solutions that aim to achieve this difficult goal with innovations at both the silicon and software levels, said industry executives speaking at the Electronica Trade Show in Munich, Germany. The CEOs of Europe’s leading chipmakers Infineon Technologies, NXP Semiconductors and…