Piezoresistive Pressure Sensor Market to Reach $3.4B by 2019

Ft. Worth, Tex. — The Piezoresistive Pressure Sensor Market report defines and segments the concern market with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market was valued at $2125.82 million in 2013, and is projected to reach $3362.19 million by 2019, at a CAGR of 7.76% between 2014 and 2019. Piezoresistive pressure sensor market is boosted by new product developments…

Newark element14 Adds Crouzet em4 Remote PLCs

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14, a high-service distributor of technology products and engineering solutions, will now carry the em4, Crouzet Automation’s flagship remote PLC product series. The em4 remote PLC is designed with small machine-to-machine technology in mind, rather than an embedded web server, and can remotely control a single machine or a fleet of machines. It provides an…

Vicor Opens Tech Center in Taiwan

Andover, Mass. – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced the strategic expansion of its power system design and customer support capabilities in Taiwan with the opening of a new Vicor Technical Support Center. Staffed with Vicor power experts and equipped to facilitate advanced design services at every stage of the power system development process, the new Technical Support…

Infineon, UMC Sign Mfg Deal for Automotive Apps

Hsinchu, Taiwan — The semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced the extension of their manufacturing partnership into power semiconductors for automotive applications. Prior to this expanded partnership, the foundry had been producing Infineon’s logic chips for more…

ZMDI Optimizes Digital Power Solution for Würth Inductor

Dresden, Germany – ZMD AG (ZMDI), a Dresden-based semiconductor company that specializes in enabling energy-efficient solutions, and Würth Elektronik, eiSos division, a Waldenburg-based manufacturer specializing in a full range of electronic and electromechanical components, today announce the release of the first six products of the ZSPM15xx family of single-phase true-digital power solutions for non-isolated, high-current point-of-load…

QuickLogic, Nordic Partner on Wearable Sensor Hub Eval Kit

Sunnyvale, Calif. – Supports always-on sensor capability with built-in pedometer, gesture and context algorithms Delivers complete, small form factor solution suitable for development and testing of wearable devices Enables Bluetooth Smart wireless connectivity QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the innovator of ultra-low power programmable Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs), today announced the availability of the TAG®-N Wearable…

Murata Completes Acquisition of Peregrine

Kyoto, Japan — Murata Electronics North America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., (TSE 6981) and Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation, founder of RF silicon on insulator (SOI) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, today announce that Murata has acquired all outstanding shares of Peregrine. The cash transaction paid the holders of Peregrine common shares $12.50 per…