IPC Releases Conflict Minerals Standard

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries, working in partnership with the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) and the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA), recently published IPC-1755, Conflict Minerals Data Exchange Standard, to help suppliers and their customers effectively facilitate conflict minerals data exchange along the entire global…

Crocus Technology in Patent Battle

Crocus Technology S.A., a leading developer of magnetically enhanced semiconductor technologies for mobile security, embedded microcontrollers, harsh environment electronics and magnetic sensors, today announces that the board of the US Patent and Trademark Office has issued a preliminary decision in favor of a petition filed by Crocus to seek the Inter Partes Review against US…

Micron Licenses Avago IP

Avago Technologies (NASDAQ: AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components for wireless, wireline, and industrial applications, today announced that Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) has licensed Avago’s 28nm Low Power 30Gbps Serializer/Deserializer (SerDes) IP for use in Micron’s next generation Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) devices. “Avago is an established leader in the development and…

Arrow & Microsemi Host On-Ramp Seminars

To meet the growing demand for Microsemi Corporation’s (Nasdaq: MSCC) leading FPGA solutions, Arrow Electronics, Inc. today announced its “On Ramp” seminars. The highly technical seminars are an innovative engineering support approach that delivers training directly to Microsemi’s customer sites and customizes the content based on their specific needs and requirements to solve new field-programmable…

SiTime Inks Pact With Digi-Key

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with analog semiconductor market leader SiTime. The company’s silicon MEMS-based oscillators and clock generators provide drop-in replacements for legacy quartz crystal oscillator products, and provide higher performance and better reliability at a lower…

Pasternack Expands SMP Connector Line

Irvine, CA – Pasternack Enterprises, Inc., an industry leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, expands inventory of SMP and mini SMP connectors, specially designed for many wireless and military applications including high density interconnect modules, radar equipment, wireless base stations and medical lab equipment. Pasternack’s new SMP and mini-SMP (also…

RS Stocks EFM32 Zero Gecko Starter Kit

Singapore — RS Components (http://singapore.rs-online.com/web ) (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (http://www.electrocomponents.com) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced availability of Silicon Labs’ EFM32(TM) Zero Gecko Starter Kit, an excellent tool for engineers to get familiar with the EFM32(TM) Zero Gecko 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), the industry’s…

Richardson RFPD Supporting AD9364

Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new RF Agile Transceiver™ from Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI). The AD9364 is a high-performance, highly-integrated radio frequency (RF) Agile Transceiver designed for use in 3G and 4G base station applications. The device combines an RF front-end with a flexible mixed-signal baseband…