FPGA Market to Reach $9.9B by 2020

San Francisco, Calif. — The global Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) market is expected to reach USD 9,882.5 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing demand for consumer electronics such as smartphones is expected to be the key driving force for the market over the next six years. Growing electronic content in automotives…

Peerless Signs AST

Peerless Electronics is now an authorized distributor for TE Connectivity’s newly acquired sensor company, American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST). With pressure ranges from 5 inches of water column up to 60,000 PSI, AST uses the latest sensing technologies to measure pressure, differential pressure and hydrostatic liquid level.  AST manufactures standard, in-stock products as well as…

Molycorp Receives Court Approval for Interim Financing

Greenwood Village, Colo. – Molycorp, Inc. (OTC: MCPIQ), (“Molycorp” or the “Company”) the only global, vertically-integrated producer of rare earth products used in many electronic, transportation, industrial and clean energy applications, reported today that it had received approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court on $22 million in interim debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing provided by an affiliate…

Mouser Updates IoT Applications Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced the introduction of their updated Internet of Things Applications site. Mouser’s updated and enhanced IoT Applications site brings together the two evolving technologies critical for IoT: wireless connectivity for interconnecting embedded systems, and smart sensors. Combined with recent advances in low power microcontrollers, these new “things” are being connected to…

Rutronik Offers Advantech’s UBC-220

Distributor Rutronik presents the new palm-sized UBC-220, an ARM-based compact box computer powered by a Freescale ARM® Cortex™-A9 i.MX6 Dual Lite high-performance processor. Designed with compact size, high capability, and superior connectivity, UBC-220 is an ideal indoor computing gateway suitable for smart buildings, parking lots, and public spaces. Advantech’s UBC-220 is equipped with a Freescale…

RS Stocks Arduino M0 Pro Board

Beijing — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced availability of the Arduino M0 Pro[1], a simple and powerful extension of the 32-bit Arduino platform established by the Arduino Uno board. Aimed at embedded engineers, hackers and students, the new Arduino M0 Pro board is designed to help the development…

MPS Signs Digi-Key to Expand Globally

San Jose, Calif. — Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) (Nasdaq: MPWR), a leading company in high-performance power solutions, announced today that MPS has signed a distribution agreement with Digi-Key Electronics, a leading, global, full-service provider of electronic components, for the promotion and sale of MPS products worldwide. MPS’ mission is to reduce total energy consumption in its customers’…

Ecliptek Initiates REACH Analysis of Two New SVHCs

Costa Mesa, Calif. – Ecliptek Corporation has launched its evaluation of the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) latest Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC). The Candidate List that was updated June 15, 2015 to include two new substances: 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C6-10-alkyl esters; 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, mixed decyl and hexyl and octyl diesters with ≥ 0.3%…

Arrow, NovAtel Sign Distribution Agreement

Centennial, Colo.– Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that it is now carrying a number of NovAtel high-precision global navigation satellite system (GNSS) and GPS products to Arrow customers in the Americas, and globally through arrow.com. “An increasing number of businesses are turning to location technology to manage and monitor their operations, vehicle fleets and…