MaxLinear Acquires Physpeed

MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a leading provider of integrated radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal integrated circuits for broadband communications applications, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Physpeed Co., Ltd., a privately held developer of high-speed physical layer interconnect products addressing enterprise and telecommunications infrastructure market applications. MaxLinear will pay approximately $11.0 million…

Wearable-Design Challenge On

The element14 Community, in collaboration with Analog Devices Inc, Tektronix, Electrolube and Leeds Beckett University, today announces the launch of the “Sudden Impact” Wearable Design Challenge. A group of 15 finalists will be selected to develop wearable technology solutions for athletes to track their health and for coaches or medical practitioners to monitor players on…

Heilind Stocks Amphenol CFP Connectors

Heilind Electronics, a leading distributor of electronic components, is now stocking CFP2 and CFP4 Surface-Mount Receptacle Connectors by Amphenol Connectors. Amphenol’s commercial high-speed connectors offer high port density, configurability and utilization for next generation and future generation systems. They provide remarkable mechanical durability and resonance dampening features for superior performance. The CFP2 and CFP4 interconnect…

CooCox Toolchain Now Available

Newark element14 partner Embest has collaborated with STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STMicroelectronics), a global leader in semiconductors, to align the free and open-source CooCox toolchain. This toolchain comes packed with the latest series of STM32 microcontrollers and exposes all performance and feature possibilities. In addition, it is enabled by the more than 600 microcontroller-wide STM32 portfolio for…

Laird Announces Partnership With Future

Laird, a global technology company, is proud to announce that it has signed a distribution partnership with Future Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components. Through its dedicated wireless business unit, Future Connectivity Solutions, Future will promote and sell Laird Embedded Wireless Solution’s extensive line of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy and Proprietary wireless…

Digi-Key & Mentor Graphics Roll Out New EDA Tools for Engineers

Digi-Key and Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the availability of new professional-level EDA/CAD tools, starting at under $200. The jointly developed Designer Schematic and Designer Layout tools are available today exclusively from Digi-Key. The new Mentor Graphics software is part of the company’s recently expanded suite of design tools, also announced today. For the…

Mouser Wins at ECIA

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, congratulates its Marketing Team for winning several top Electronics Choice Industry Awards from the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) at the ECIA’s annual executive conference on October 27 in Chicago. The ECIA, the industry’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the…

Future Inks Global Pact With Adesto

Future Electronics, a world class leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of electronic components, is pleased to announce a new global distribution partnership with Adesto Technologies. Adesto delivers industry leading DataFlash® and Serial Flash, in addition to Next Generation Ultra Low Power CBRAM® Non-Volatile Memory Solutions. “We are delighted to engage with Adesto…

Element14 in IoT Challenge

The element14 Community has selected 15 engineers from around the world to take part in its “In the Air” design challenge, an initiative to develop pollution measurement applications inspired by the Internet of Things movement. In partnership with Cisco Systems, Texas Instruments (TI), Wurth Elektronik, The Eclipse Foundation, Sierra Wireless and Keysight Technologies, element14’s challengers…