Tablet Apps Processor Revenue Grew 30 Percent in Q1 2014

Boston, Mass. — The global tablet applications processor market registered an impressive 30 percent year-over-year growth to reach $912 million in Q1 2014, according to Strategy Analytics Handset Component Technologies (HCT) service report, “Tablet Apps Processor Market Share Q1 2014: Apple Maintains Lead with 30 Percent Revenue Share.” Click here for the report: http://bit.ly/1n2PVjv According to this Strategy Analytics…

Analog Devices Ranks among Top 50 Greenest U.S. Companies

Norwood, Mass.– Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, announced today that Newsweek magazine has ranked the company as among the greenest companies in the United States. Analog Devices placed 50th in the 2014 Newsweek U.S. Green rankings, moving up from 92nd place in 2012, the last year the rankings…

Vishay to Acquire Capella Microsystems

Malvern, Pa. –Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., (NYSE: VSH), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components, today entered into an agreement to acquire Taiwan based Capella Microsystems Inc. (GreTai Securities Market: 3582) for approximately NT$6,051 million or US$205 million. Capella is a fabless IC design company specializing in optoelectronic products. “It…

Newark element14 Offers TI LaunchPad Dev Kit

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has announced the launch of the Texas Instruments MSP430 ULP (ultra low power) FRAM LaunchPad, a development platform which combines embedded FRAM (Ferroelectric Random Access Memory) and a holistic ultra low-power system architecture. The new addition to the LaunchPad family, MSP-EXP430FR5969 – an easy-to-use Evaluation Module for the MSP4305969 microcontroller enables developers to reduce energy…

EBV Launches New Website for Industrial Market

Poing, Germany – EBV Elektronik, a company of the Avnet Group (NYSE: AVT) and leading specialist in the distribution of semiconductors to the EMEA market, is now also offering customers comprehensive online information on all applications, markets and technologies in the industrial segment, such as manufacturing, energy management and transportation. EBV’s Industrial website not only give users…

Richardson RFPD Adds Cree SiC Half-Bridge Module

LaFox, Ill. –  Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new 1.2kV, 5.0 mΩ all-silicon carbide (SiC), half-bridge module from Cree, Inc. The new CAS300M12BM2 is available in a 62 x 106 x 30 millimeter package and includes a Z-FET™ MOSFET and a Z-Rec™ diode in a half-bridge configuration. The CAS300M12BM2 incorporates…

RFMW Offers TriQuint 5-W Wideband GaN Transistor

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for a 50 ohm, input matched, GaN transistor from TriQuint. The T1G3000532-SM spans 30MHz to 3.5GHz and can be tuned for power or efficiency depending on customer application. Ideal for professional and military communications, radar systems, test instrumentation or avionics, the T1G3000532-SM is CW or pulsed capable. TriQuint offers this transistor in a…

Neonode Issued U.S. Patent for Light-Based Touch Controls

Santa Clara, Calif. — Neonode Inc., (Nasdaq:NEON), the optical-touch technology licensing company, announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has recently issued Neonode patent #8,775,023 (‘023) for Light-Based Touch Controls on a Steering Wheel and Dashboard. The ‘023 patent covers controlling in-car entertainment and navigation systems via hand gestures performed on a touch-sensitive steering…