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Socionext Starts Volume Mfg of ‘Camera Front Engine’

Sunnyvale, Calif. — Socionext America Inc., a new leader in advanced custom SoC design technology, today announced volume production of its new MB86S29, a ‘camera front engine’ specialized for Bayer data processing that accommodates new functions of the industry’s latest image sensors. The MB86S29 is the newest Milbeaut Image Processor product from Socionext and is…

Radiall, FCI Partner on OCTIS System

Paris, France– Radiall and FCI announce their joint partnership to develop and promote the innovative OCTIS™ (Outdoor Connector Transceiver Inside System). Specifically designed to address the challenges associated with the deployment of 4G+, LTE+ and future 5G in the Telecom market, OCTIS™ provides a robust I/O interconnect solution that can operate in challenging outdoor and harsh environments. The Radiall…

IPC: PCB Book-to-Bill Hits 5-Year High

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the August findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Year-over-year sales and order growth continued in August and the book-to-bill ratio climbed to 1.13, its highest level in more than five years. Total North American PCB shipments increased 1.5 percent in August 2015…

Avago ACFL-5211T in Stock at Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is the first global distributor to stock the ACFL-5211T digital optocouplers from Avago Technologies. The ACFL-5211T digital optocouplers are dual-channel, bidirectional, high-speed 1MBaud devices designed for automotive applications with AEC-Q100 Grade 1 qualification. The Avago ACFL-5211T digital optocouplers, now available from Mouser Electronics, have two channels internally aligned 180 degrees of each…

Global PCB Production Reaches $60.2B in 2014

Bannockburn, Ill. — The world market for printed circuit boards (PCBs) reached an estimated $60.2 billion in value in 2014, growing just 0.7 percent in real terms, according to IPC’s World PCB Production Report for the Year 2014. Production growth in China, Thailand and Vietnam compensated for declining PCB production in most other regions. Developed by a team…

RFMW Stocks Peregrine PE42822

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for Peregrine Semiconductor’s PE42822 high power SPDT RF switch operating from 700MHz to 3.8GHz utilizing UltraCMOS  SOI technology. The PE42822 supports 40W single-event peak power handling in a 3x3mm QFN package saving valuable board space over bulky and more costly PIN diode approaches.  With 65dBm of IIP3 linearity and 120dBm IIP2, the PE42822 is ideal…

Mouser Signs Distribution Deal with Micronas

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced it has signed a global distribution agreement with Micronas, a supplier of intelligent, sensor-based system solutions for automotive and industrial applications. The Micronas product line, now available from Mouser Electronics, includes a broad range of Hall-effect sensors based on Micronas’ CMOS technology. The HAL 37xy family of programmable Hall-effect sensors, based on Micronas’ advanced 3D HAL® topology, provides system solutions…

TTI Inks Deal with Artesyn

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, has signed a distribution deal with Artesyn Embedded Technologies, one of the world’s largest and most successful power supply companies, which also embraces the well-known Astec brand. Artesyn’s extensive standard AC-DC product portfolio covers a power range of 3 watts to 5 kilowatts and includes…