TI Hercules MCUs Certified to Safety Standards

Automotive and industrial systems are becoming more and more sophisticated, increasing the burden on OEMs to ensure the functional safety of their systems. To help customers mitigate this challenge, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced that its Hercules™ TMS570LS12x/11x and RM46x microcontrollers (MCUs) are certified by TÜV SÜD to meet the relevant requirements of…

Mouser Adds ADI’s Hittite Products

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading global distributor and developer’s top choice for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that they have expanded their strategic partnership and worldwide distribution agreement with Analog Devices(ADI) to include ADI’s recently acquired RF and microwave products from Hittite Microwave – marketed as “Hittite Microwave Products from Analog Devices”. The Hittite…

New MicroZed Kit at Avnet

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today released a new MicroZed™ Embedded Vision Carrier Card kit to help engineers more quickly and efficiently deploy solutions incorporating the versatile and low-cost MicroZed™ System-on-Module (SOM). The kit builds on the MicroZed SOM by providing a video-specific carrier card, with camera connector, for…

IP&E Suppliers Award Arrow

Arrow Electronics received a total of nine awards from suppliers in the field of passive, electromechanical, and connector products (PEMCO) for the EMEA region. In recent years, Arrow has continually extended its line card and its technical expertise in this business. Arrow received the following awards: Bourns: “POS Growth” C&K Components: “Distributor of the Year…

10 Trends That Will Drive Manufacturing in 2015

Manufacturing activity in the U.S. has been steadily growing all year, and capital investment usually accompanies growth. Over the next few years, manufacturers will be leaning more heavily on IT to help them face the challenges of emerging markets; compliance; and increasing efficiency, IDC Manufacturing Insights reports. Connectivity will play a major role in helping…

Excelsys Signs New Rep in Canada

Hampstead, N.H. — Excelsys Technologies, leaders in high-efficiency power supply design, announces the addition of JLT & Associates Inc. to its North American representative network. JLT will provide solutions from Excelsys to customers throughout Canada in a variety of specialty markets, including military, industrial, medical and communications. “JLT’s successful engineering-driven, demand-creation capabilities will help Excelsys…

5 DRAM Trends to Watch in 2015

Memory chip makers have never had much problem selling lots of DRAM, but making money at it hasn’t always been easy. According to TrendForce, 2014 will be one year that’s been profitable for the memory market, and if it’s up to vendors, 2015 will be as well. Tier-one manufacturers, benefiting from the global smartphone boom,…

Maxim MAX Line at Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the new 5kVRMS MAX14934, MAX14935, and MAX14936 Four Channel Digital Isolators from Maxim Integrated. These devices transfer digital signals between circuits with flexible signal direction pin configurations at temperatures up to +125°C and can withstand repetitive peak voltages of up to 1200V. The Maxim MAX14934, MAX14935, and MAX14936 Four…

Pasternack Expands RF Amp Offering

Pasternack Enterprises, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has significantly expanded their portfolio of connectorized RF amplifiers including high power amplifiers, high-rel amplifiers, broadband amplifiers, limiting amplifiers, power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers (LNAs), log amplifiers and gain blocks. Pasternack’s broad lines of coaxial amplifiers are employed across the…