Wearables Market to Reach $25.2B by 2020

Portland, Ore. — According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, “Global Markets for Wearable Electronics (Products, Components, Applications and Geography) – Strategic Analysis and Forecast, 2013 – 2020”, global wearable electronics market is forecast to reach $25.19 billion with a corresponding volume of 142.6 million units by 2020. The market revenue is expected to…

Mouser Updates Solar Power Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced the introduction of their updated Solar Power Technology site. Mouser’s updated technology site provides developers with the resources they need to learn about the latest advances in solar power generation systems and the newest components available from Mouser for building solar power systems. The updated Solar Power Technology site, available…

IPC Certifies IEC Electronics

IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded the first IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to IEC Electronics Corporation’s Newark, New York and Albuquerque, New Mexico locations; and Southern California Braiding facility in Bell Gardens, California. The three facilities were the first to successfully complete an intensive audit to IPC/WHMA-A-620, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire…

Avnet & Freescale Host Design Workshops

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), will host a series of SpeedWay Design Workshops™, featuring Freescale® Semiconductor’s K2 next-generation Kinetis® ARM® Cortex®-M microcontrollers and enablement tools. Avnet’s one-day Freescale K2 SpeedWay Design Workshop will provide microcontroller hardware and software engineers with complimentary training and hands-on product experience designing with…

Altium & element14 Launch Design Tool

Altium Limited, a global leader in Electronic Design Automation, native 3D PCB design systems (Altium Designer) and embedded software development toolkits (TASKING), today announced a partnership with element14 to distribute CircuitStudio, a new easy-to-use PCB Design tool based on Altium technology. CircuitStudio will be available in early 2015 and sold through the element14 Design Center.…

Element14 Launches Lark Board

Element14 has announced the launch of the Lark Board, a high-performance development board based on Altera’s Cyclone® V SoC. The Lark Board is designed for development of high-volume applications including automotive, medical equipment, video surveillance and industrial control. Joerg Bertholdt, Director, Embedded Software Marketing and Planning at Altera said, “The launch of Lark Board enables…

TTI Wins at ECIA Conference

TTI, Inc., the leading specialty distributor of IP&E components, proudly announces the TTI Marketing team has received multiple industry awards from the Electronics Components Industry Association (ECIA). The industry awards were presented at the ECIA’s annual executive conference in Chicago, IL. The ECIA awards program acknowledges creative branding and marketing efforts by honoring ECIA members…

Rochester Reintroduces Freescale, Intel Processors

Newburyport, Mass. – Rochester Electronics, a fully-authorized manufacturer and distributor of semiconductors, will launch 2015 with the re-introduction of many popular processors from Freescale and Intel. Available now is the Freescale 68020 processor. The full military version of the 68020 will be in production the first quarter of 2015. The 68020 processor was sampled in…

Mouser to Distribute Advantech Products

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading engineering resource and distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has entered into a distribution agreement for Europe and the Americas with Advantech, an innovator in the development and manufacture of high-quality, high-performance embedded and automation products and solutions. The Advantech product line, available from Mouser Electronics, is backed by…