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Impact Conference: Designing to Maximize Results

One Week Left to Register! Impact Conference: October, 13, 2015 About the Conference The industry’s experts will gather for discussion, insight, and collaboration to enhance system-level design, performance and cost savings with first time right solutions.  Boards, Chips and Packaging: Designing to Maximize Results is a must-attend event for board designers, system architects, chip designers,…

Mouser Adds Vishay VLD Series LEDs

October, 2015 – Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the VLD series LEDs from Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. These new red, amber, and yellow LEDs feature ultra-bright aluminum indium gallium phosphide (AllnGaP)-on-silicon chip technology to deliver industry-leading brightness with luminous intensity up to 35,500 mcd. The Vishay VLD series LEDs, now available from Mouser Electronics, are…

Skyworks to Acquire PMC-Sierra for $2B

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, and PMC-Sierra, Inc. (PMC) (NASDAQ: PMCS), a semiconductor and software solutions leader in storage, optical and mobile networks, today announced a definitive agreement under which Skyworks will acquire PMC for $10.50 per share in an all-cash transaction valued…

Semiconductor Sales Fall Slightly in August

Washington — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $27.7 billion for the month of August 2015, a decrease of 0.5 percent from the previous month when sales were $27.9 billion. Global sales from August 2015 were 3.0 percent lower than the August 2014 total of$28.6 billion. Regionally, sales…

Parts Search Platform Goes Live

Pasadena, Calif. — Parts.io enables hardware engineers to search and compare 135M+ electronic components by category, price, availability and popularity across a global network of distributors and manufacturers. The platform offers a visual representation of complex data, enabling engineers to make the best component selection for their projects and allows users to order directly from…

Flex Opens Medical Mfg Facility in Mexico

Tijuana, Mexico, — Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX), the sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world, is today celebrating the grand opening of its new medical device manufacturing facility and Center of Excellence in Tijuana, Mexico, dedicated to the innovative development and manufacturing of medical devices. Located ten minutes from San Diego, California,…

Strong Demand for Head-up Displays

Albany, N.Y. — According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research Head-up Display Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2015 – 2022″, the global head-up displays (HUDs) market, is forecast to reach US$ 7.05 bn by 2022. A HUD is a device used to project driving-related information such as vehicle speed, fuel reading,…