Melexis Inks Deal with Sony

Melexis announces it has signed an agreement with Sony to further expand the Time-of-Flight offering for automobile safety and infotainment markets. Sony stated earlier today it has acquired SoftKinetic, a Belgian based developer of sensor-to-software 3D gesture solutions including the patented DepthSenseRM Time-of-Flight sensor technology. Melexis has been licensed under this technology for a number…

Sony Acquires SoftKinetic

Tokyo, Japan – Sony Corporation (“Sony”) is announcing that it has completed the acquisition of Softkinetic Systems S.A. (“Softkinetic”), after reaching an agreement with the company and its major shareholders. With this acquisition, Softkinetic – which possesses time-of-flight (“ToF”) range image sensor technology, as well as related systems and software – has become a wholly-owned…

Mouser Ships Avago Encoder Kits

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the AEDC-55xx and AEDM‑5810 motion feedback encoders from Avago Technologies. These high-resolution encoder module kits include a built-in interpolator and are designed for quick assembly and reliable connector retention in a wide range of commercial and industrial motion control applications. Avago AEDC-55xx and AEDM-5810 motion feedback encoder kits, available…

Qualcomm, Xilinx Collaborate on Data Centers

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), today announced a strategic technical collaboration to deliver industry-leading heterogeneous computing solutions with new levels of efficiency and performance through FPGA-enabled dynamic workload acceleration on Qualcomm Technologies’ server platforms. The strategic collaboration is designed to span multiple product generations, ranging…

Dell to Buy EMC

Brings together the industry’s leading innovators in digital transformation, software-defined data center, hybrid cloud, converged infrastructure, mobile and security EMC stockholders to receive approximately $33.15 per share (based on the assumptions described below) in a combination of cash as well as tracking stock linked to a portion of EMC’s economic interest in the VMware business…

Circuit Breaker & Fuse Market to Reach $18.9B by 2022

San Francisco, Calif. — The global circuit breaker and fuse market is expected to reach USD 18.92 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Replacement of electromechanical and mechanical devices with electronic equipment is expected to drive demand in manufacturing and industrial sector. Increasing construction and infrastructure activities using different components in residential…

Turtle Beach Partners with Foxconn

San Diego, Calif. — Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR), the leading-edge audio technology company and #1 in gaming audio, today announced the Company’s strategic partnership with Hon Hai Precision Industry Ltd., also known as Foxconn Technology Group (“Foxconn”), the world’s largest contract manufacturer of electronic products and components. Under the partnership which began late last year, Foxconn is now…

Mouser, Imahara Unveil Driverless Cars Series

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is teaming up with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara and a group of visionaries in autonomous vehicle technology to announce an exciting new Driverless Cars Series. The new series captures insights from some of the most influential companies on the topic, including CAVCOE, Mercedes, Cruise, Google, Delphi, AVX, ON Semiconductor and Carnegie Mellon/GM. The new Driverless Cars Series is…

SMB CEOs Remain Cautiously Optimistic

San Diego, Calif. — CEOs remain optimistic about their businesses’ growth, despite greater concerns about the challenging economy, according to the Q3 2015 Vistage CEO Confidence Index Survey (http://www.vistage.com/press-center/vistage-ceo-survey/), the largest survey of chief executives from small- and medium-sized businesses in the United States. Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release here: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7651351-vistage-q3-2015-ceo-confidence-index/ “Although CEOs remain cautious about…