Newark element14 Offers Wolfson Audio Card for Raspberry Pi

Chicago, Ill. – Raspberry Pi® owners can now use new high quality audio capabilities as the inspiration for their latest Pi innovations thanks to the new Wolfson Audio Card available exclusively from Newark element14. The card brings both line-in, line-out headphone and headset support, on-board stereo microphones, and digital audio S/PDIF functionality onto the Raspberry Pi® for the first time,…

Digi-Key Adds XP Power to Linecard

Thief River Falls, Minn. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with XP Power, a power-solution leader offering the widest range of power products available from one source. XP Power is one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers…

SanDisk Sues SK Hynix

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced that it has filed a civil lawsuit against Korea’s SK Hynix, Inc., SK Hynix America and related entities in Santa Clara Superior Court. The lawsuit seeks damages, an injunction and other remedies against Hynix for trade secret misappropriation under California’s Uniform Trade Secret…

Toshiba Sues SK Hynix

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has brought a civil suit against Korea’s SK Hynix Inc. at the Tokyo District Court, under Japan’s Unfair Competition Prevention Act. The suit seeks damages for the wrongful acquisition and use of Toshiba’s proprietary technical information related to NAND flash memory, which Toshiba pioneered in 1987 and now…

Sakti3 Joins Energy Research Program

Sakti3, Inc., an award-winning U.S. innovator in solid state energy storage, has become an affiliate to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR). Possible areas of collaboration include simulations and prototyping of materials for Sakti3 solid state batteries. JCESR, led by Argonne National Laboratory, is a major research partnership that…

HoodTech Names New Exec

HoodTech Vision (www.hoodtechvision.com), leading manufacturer of low size, weight, and power (low SWaP) stabilized imaging systems for small manned and unmanned systems, announces that Mark S. Long has joined the company as the new Director of Business Development.  With seven years of prior experience in Program Management of unmanned aircraft systems’ operations at Insitu, Inc.,…

Methode Posts Quarterly Sales Gain

Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI), a global developer of custom engineered and application specific products and solutions, today announced financial results for the Fiscal 2014 third quarter ended February 1, 2014. Third-Quarter Fiscal 2014 Methode’s third-quarter Fiscal 2014 net sales grew $66.8 million, or 54.3 percent, to $189.8 million from $123.0 million in the same…

Newark element14 Offers Atmel Kit

Newark element14 and Atmel today announced the launch of Atmel’s new SAMA5D3 Xplained evaluation kit, a low-cost fast prototyping and evaluation platform for microprocessor-based design. The board, which is based on Atmel’s SAMA5D3 ARM® Cortex®-A5 processor-based MPU, comes with a rich set of ready-to-use connectivity and storage peripherals, along with Arduino shield-compatible expansion headers for…

SemiGen Launches Design & Assembly Services

SemiGen, Inc. (www.semigen.net), an ISO and ITAR registered RF/Microwave assembly, automated PCB manufacturing, and RF Supply Center, is announcing their full-service, high-quality, RF/Microwave design and automated assembly services as a viable option for companies looking to reduce assembly cost while keeping their production domestic. SemiGen provides expertise and experience in the manufacturing of RF, microwave,…

Excelpoint To Distribute Spansion In Asia

Main board listed Excelpoint Technology Ltd (“Excelpoint” or the “Group”) today announced that it will be distributing Spansion’s products in both the North East Asian (Hong Kong and China) and South East Asian markets. Spansion is a global leader in embedded systems solutions. Spansion’s flash memory, microcontrollers, analog and mixed-signal products drive the development of…