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Microsemi Gets ‘Trusted Supplier’ Nod

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it has received the Category 1A Trusted Design, Test and Broker accreditation from the Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA). The completion of the Category 1A Trusted accreditation is a major milestone for Microsemi, and is part of…

Lenovo Selects NXP Chip for Phones

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI), today announced that the Lenovo VIBE X2 Pro smartphone, due to be released in April 2015, will use the NXP LPC54100 series of microcontrollers for always-on sensor processing applications. Lenovo selected the LPC54100 series for its processing power and market-leading power efficiency to maximize battery life while supporting today’s popular…

Mouser Has ADuM3151

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the ADuM3151 SPIsolator Digital Isolator from Analog Devices. This new isolator optimizes isolation of serial peripheral interface (SPI) transmissions for higher speeds, while provide additional low speed channels for control and status monitoring functions. The ADuM3151 is based…

Newark element14 Adds Vishay Optocouplers

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has expanded its portfolio of optocouplers from Vishay Intertechnology, a world leader in discrete semiconductors; diodes, MOSFETs and selected ICs, and passive electronic components; resistors, inductors, and capacitors. The VOW Widebody high-isolation and high-creepage optocoupler family is designed for high-voltage use such as alternative energy and industrial applications including solar inverters, motor drives, welding equipment, isolated industrial…

America II Signs Masach Technologies

St. Petersburg, Fla. –America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has entered into a franchise distribution agreement with Masach Technologies, a manufacturer of board level EMI/RFI shields used in the aerospace, automotive, military, telecommunications, medical and consumer electronics industries. “This year, supply chain development…

Future Joins Pre-Activated Devices Trio

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of M2M/IoT devices with the shortest path to deploy wireless communications, today announced a joint partnership with Aeris and Future Electronics to make available pre-activated and pre-paid cellular communication devices.  Future Electronics, a leading distributor of M2M products, stocks a variety of MultiTech cellular modems, routers, and gateways…