Microchip Acquires ISSC

Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, and ISSC Technologies Corporation (ISSC) (TW OTC:5261) today announced that Microchip has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ISSC, a leading provider of low power Bluetooth and advanced wireless solutions for the Internet Of Things (IoT) market.   ISSC is publicly traded…

Osram Launches Online LED Tool

The new LED Information Base from Osram Opto Semiconductors is an online tool for selecting LEDs for applications in the automotive, industrial, consumer and general illumination sectors. Users can quickly and easily find suitable components and obtain the specifications in digital format that they need for their design projects. This new online tool puts an…

Avnet EM has Samsung LRAs

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), is now offering Samsung Electro-Mechanics’ line of Linear Resonance Actuators (LRAs), vibration motors that provide a tactile (haptic) sensation when a user interacts with a touchscreen. One of the emerging technologies in the field of touchscreens, haptic feedback has become increasingly popular in…

RS & Allied Will Carry Red Pitaya

RS Components( http://singapore.rs-online.com/web ) (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc( http://www.electrocomponents.com ) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, have announced that they are inviting general orders for Red Pitaya, the pioneering single-board, open instrumentation and control platform that replaces many expensive laboratory and field…

Opportunity for Young Supply Chain Pros

  The inaugural ThomasNet – ISM recognition program will showcase 30 under 30 year-old supply chain management and purchasing professionals for their accomplishments.  For example, contributions to their companies, professional associations, and the industry at large will all be considered.   Each of these young luminaries will receive complimentary membership in ISM for one year.…

Avnet Hosts FinBoard Workshop

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) announced today that Technical Marketing Engineer Mario Bergeron will co-present a hands-on workshop exploring hardware and software for image processing and video analytics on May 28 in conjunction with the Embedded Vision Summit. The in-depth tutorial, featuring the FinBoard Embedded Vision Starter Kit, will…

Bel to Acquire Emerson Unit

Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ:BELFA) (NASDAQ:BELFB) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions (ECS) business of Emerson Inc. (NYSE:EMR). Bel will pay approximately $98 million in cash to acquire the ECS business, which had 2013 revenue of approximately $83 million. The acquisition, which is subject…

Honeywell Nanopower Now at Digi-Key

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced stock of Honeywell’s new Nanopower line of magnetoresistive sensor ICs. These devices are designed to accommodate a wide range of applications with large air gaps, small magnetic fields, and lower power requirements. They respond to either a North or South…

TTI has Honeywell Nanopower

TTI, Inc., the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, announced today the company will distribute Honeywell’s Sensing and Control Magnetoresistive Sensor ICs Nanopower Series. TTI and Honeywell are pleased to introduce and stock this leading-edge sensor technology that offers design engineers numerous advantages compared to other widely used magnetic technologies. TTI’s…