Rutronik Founds Automotive Business Unit

With the Automotive Business Unit, Rutronik is now offering automotive customers selected components from chosen manufacturers as well as specific technical and commercial support on a global level. In close cooperation and coordination with specially selected manufacturers and their specific, latest-generation automotive components, the Automotive Business Unit assists defined focus customers with the current challenges…

KOA Speer Awarded by TTI

Bradford, Pa. KOA Speer Electronics, a leading supplier of passive electronic components, announced they have received TTI’s 2014 Platinum, Diamond and Best Quality Awards for Supplier Excellence. The TTI Supplier Excellence Award Program represents the highest recognition possible of a supplier’s performance within TTI. The program is centered on quality measurements that include: on-time delivery,…

Mouser Stocks ST Evaluation Board

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the STEVAL-ISA162V1 Evaluation Board from STMicroelectronics. This new evaluation board implements an isolated flyback (12V/0.84A) 10W wide-range mains developed for general-purpose applications. The core of the application is the VIPer25HD, an off-line, high-voltage converter from the ST’s VIPerPlus family. The ST STEVAL-ISA162V1 Evaluation Board, available from Mouser Electronics, includes…

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…