Finalists Announced for Element14 Design Contest

Element14, along with partner Adafruit, today announces the finalists in its “Hats Off” global design challenge. Participants will re-imagine the hat into new wearable technology solutions using the Adafruit GEMMA and an accompanying accessory pack. The Adafruit GEMMA is a tiny Arduino-compatible sewable microcontroller capable of lighting up a constellation of LEDs based on simple…

Actions Semi Posts Q2 Loss

Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACTS) (“Actions Semiconductor” or “the Company”), one of China’s leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides comprehensive portable multimedia and mobile internet system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for portable consumer electronics, today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. All financial results are reported on a U.S. GAAP…

Digi-Key Inks Deal With BlueCreation

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a distribution agreement with BlueCreation, an industry leader in the manufacture of dual-model BLE solutions. Based in the United Kingdom and focused on helping customers build innovative devices integrating wireless technologies, BlueCreation specializes in the manufacture of…

Kemet Releases iPad App

KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced its electronic components app for iPad®. The KEMET Catalog App provides convenient access to more than 350 capacitor and electronic component product datasheets. App users can easily navigate by product type or search by keyword. The publications are stored locally providing fast…

Microsemi Products Get NSA IAD Docs

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the company’s SmartFusion®2 SoC FPGA and IGLOO®2 FPGA product families are the first and only FPGAs to successfully complete the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) Secure Implementation Guideline(SIG) document. The NSA IAD…

ZMDI Launces New Website

Dresden, Germany – ZMD AG (ZMDI), an award winning global semiconductor company that is headquartered in Dresden, Germany, and specializes in enabling energy-efficient solutions, today announces the launch of its all-new www.zmdi.com. ZMDI is a global supplier of analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, medical, information technology and consumer applications. With over 50 years of…

America Semi Inks Global Pact With Powell

America Semiconductor, LLC, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, announced today that it has signed an authorized distribution agreement with Powell Electronics, a worldwide distributor of electronic connectors, switches and related components.  Under the new agreement, Powell Electronics will provide global sales, design support and fulfillment services for America Semiconductors’ extensive portfolio of high-reliability,…