Lime and Vitec Partner in Japan

The field programmable RF chip developer Lime Microsystems, today announced it has signed Vitec Electronics as its strategic distribution partner for Japan. Lime is the world’s leading supplier of field programmable RF transceivers. Its software configurable chips run on any 2G, 3G or 4G mobile standard and on any frequency between 0.3 and 3.8GHz. The…

Anaren in Stock at Richardson RFPD

Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for three new surface-mount technology (SMT) high-power attenuators from Anaren.  These 30-50W devices are high-performance, high-power chip attenuators covering from DC to 3.0 GHz and featuring high return loss and small footprints. Their high power-handling makes them well-suited for inter-stage matching, directional couplers,…

Digi-Key Enhances Website

Global electronic components distributor, Digi-Key Corporation, today announced new website features and updates including a new Search Accelerator designed to make it faster and easier for customers to search for electronic components. This new feature kicks off a series of global website improvements designed to accelerate information access and simplify the ordering process. A global…

TowerJazz Q3 Loss Widens on Sales Decline

Tower Semiconductor Ltd. posted a wider loss in the third quarter, hammered by declining revenue and amortization charges although the company said its financial results improved sequentially, continuing a trend that began earlier in the year. The Israeli chipmaker reported its net loss expanded to $31.8 million in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from…

STMicro & Memoir Unveil Memory Technology

STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced today its close collaboration with Memoir Systems has made the revolutionary Algorithmic Memory Technology available for embedded memories in application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) and Systems on Chips (SoCs) manufactured in ST’s fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) process technology.  When integrated into products made…

Avnet EM has MicroZed 7020

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today introduced the MicroZed™ 7020 System-on-Module featuring the Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 XC7Z020-1CLG400C All Programmable SoC, with three times more programmable logic, allowing engineers to run more complex applications for models in evaluation and prototyping, embedded SOM, embedded vision, test and measurement, motor control, and software-defined…

STMicro Wins MitraStar STB Deal

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced that MitraStar Technology, the world leader in the networking DMS (Design and Manufacturing Service) industry, has selected ST’s STiH273 system-on-chip to produce set-top boxes (STBs) for Kbro Broadband, one of Taiwan’s largest cable television operators. ST’s highly-integrated, secure…