Newark element14 Launches MSP CapTIvate MCU Dev Kit

Newark element14 today announces the launch of  Texas Instruments’ MSP CapTIvate™ microcontroller (MCU) development kit, a comprehensive, easy-to-use platform providing real-time sensor tuning, all without writing a single line of code. The modular design, easy-to-access data and application orientated approach of the MSP430FR2633-based MCU board, contained within the kit, makes it ideal for application in, for example,…

Mouser Adds Silicon Labs WGM110 Wi-Fi Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the WGM110 Wizard Gecko Wi-Fi module from Silicon Labs. Engineered as an all-inclusive, plug-and-play 802.11b/g/n-compliant Wi‑Fi Module, the WGM110 delivers exceptional radio frequency (RF) performance, a best-in-class module size, easy application development, and fast time to market. Optimized for robust Wi-Fi connectivity without requiring an external microcontroller, complex networking infrastructure, or dedicated hubs, the WGM110 is…

Modelithics Offers Modeling of Vishay VJ HIFREQ MLCCs

To help designers simulate circuit performance and reduce time to market, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that Modelithics, Inc. — the industry leader in providing simulation models for RF, microwave, and millimeter-wave devices — is now offering modeling for Vishay Vitramon VJ HIFREQ series high-frequency surface-mount multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs) in the…

TTI Appoints New SVP

TTI, Inc., the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the hiring of Phil Gallagher to the TTI management team, effective April 4, 2016. Gallagher joins TTI as a Corporate Officer and Senior Vice President as a member of CEO Paul Andrews’ executive staff where he will develop long-term strategies…

Advantech B+B SmartWorx Signs Future Electronics

Ottawa, Ill. – Advantech B+B SmartWorx, a worldwide leader in Intelligent Industrial Network Connectivity, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Future Electronics (Future), a leading global distributor of electronic components, for the promotion and sale of B+B SmartWorx branded products in the Americas.  Future will leverage its dedicated wireless and RF…

Mouser Stocks Vishay Optical Sensors for Automotive

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking TCPT1600 and TCUT1600 transmissive sensors from Vishay. These compact, surface-mount transmissive optical sensors are qualified to AEC-Q101 standards for automotive and industrial applications, and feature a wide operating temperature range of -40 to +125 degrees Celsius. Vishay’s TCPT1600 and TCUT1600 transmissive sensors, available from Mouser Electronics, are housed in a compact 5.5 × 4 × 5.7mm package with a tall 4.5mmdome design for vertical…

World Micro to Distribute HolyStone Capacitors

Atlanta, Ga. – World Micro announced today that it has signed a franchise distribution agreement with HolyStone International. The agreement gives World Micro the ability to promote, distribute, and market HolyStone products in North America. HolyStone is a leading manufacturer of MLCC’s. The core product lines are High Voltage Capacitors, High Capacitance Capacitors, and X and…

Mouser Ships NXP QN902x SoCs, Dev Kit

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking QN902x ultra-low-power Bluetooth® systems-on-chips (SoCs) and the QN9020 Bluetooth development kit from NXP Semiconductors. QN902x SoCs are highly integrated ultra-low-power, high-performance Bluetooth v4.0 Low Energy (BLE) solutions for Bluetooth Smart applications such as sports and fitness wearables, human interface devices, and app-enabled smart accessories. NXP QN902x SoCs, available from Mouser Electronics, integrate a high-performance 2.4GHz radio frequency (RF) transceiver…