Altis, TSI Join eSilicon’s Wafer Quote System

San Jose, Calif. – eSilicon Corporation, a leading independent semiconductor design and manufacturing solutions provider, today announced the addition of two foundries — Altis Semiconductor and TSI Semiconductor — to its automated, instant online quote system for multi-project wafer (MPW) shuttles. The service, accessed through user-friendly web or smartphone interfaces, instantly generates executable MPW quotes. Typically it can take…

QuickLogic Sensor Hub Delivers Lower Active Power

Sunnyvale, Calif. – ArcticLink 3 S2 delivers 2X Customer Specific Programmable Logic Capacity, 4X Computational Performance, 4X Algorithm Capacity, 8X Sensor Data Buffer Industry leading active power consumption of < 150uW at 1.2V Fully pin-for-pin and software-compatible with previous generation ArcticLink 3 S1 QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the innovator of ultra-low power programmable Customer Specific Standard…

Vishay MC AT Resistors Meet AEC-Q200 Qualification

Malvern, Pa. — To meet the growing demand for AEC-Q200-qualified parts, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that its MC AT professional series of automotive thin film chip resistors is now AEC-Q200-qualified over its entire resistance range from 1 Ω to 1 MΩ. Designed to deliver stability under harsh environmental conditions in automotive and industrial applications,…

IPC Launches Labor Pool Study

The apparent gap between the need for workers with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills and the available talent in North America is an issue that is especially pressing for electronics manufacturers who also seek workers with a manufacturing background. In response to the industry’s need for information and answers, IPC — Association Connecting…

RFMD Shareholders Approve TriQuint Merger

Greensboro, N.C. — RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD) today announced the preliminary results of its special meeting of shareholders held earlier this morning to approve its agreement and plan of merger and reorganization with TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. RFMD shareholders voted to approve the merger agreement and to approve, by non-binding advisory vote, the compensation arrangements…

GaN Systems, Mouser Sign Global Deal

Ottawa, Ontario – GaN Systems Inc, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, today announced it is has signed an exclusive worldwide distribution agreement with Mouser Electronics.   GaN Systems’ gallium nitride power transistors are based on its proprietary Island Technology® and offer significant advantages over traditional silicon MOSFETs and IGBTs to bring smaller,…

Newark element14 Offers Freescale Kinetis EA Series

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14, the global electronics distributor for design engineers, announces today the availability of the new Kinetis EA Series of microcontrollers and development tools from leading embedded solutions developer Freescale Semiconductor. Integrating the ARM Cortex architecture and a revolutionary new development environment, the Kinetis EA series is designed to dramatically increase the speed and simplicity of the…

SiliconExpert Updates Electronic Component Database

Santa Clara, Calif.– SiliconExpert Technologies, the leading provider of electronic component management tools and solutions announces its largest data release yet, increasing the number of electronic components it carries, the number of engineers behind the data and total manufacturers captured in its Electronic Component Database. With this latest data release, SiliconExpert Technologies increased the number of…

Murata Launches New Global Site

Murata today announced the launch of their new global web site at murata.com. Using the recently released new corporate visual identity, the site has a fresh modern and tablet-friendly design. Aimed to increase customer satisfaction and ease navigation and access to relevant technical application content, the site now incorporates the complete line-up of Murata products and more application related content. Hiroshi Iwatsubo, Senior Vice President,…