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…

Transphorm Expands Sales Channel

Goleta, Calif. –Transphorm Inc., a leader in the design and manufacturing of JEDEC-qualified 650V GaN (gallium nitride) semiconductors, today announced that it has added the global distributor Richardson Electronics and the Northeast representative A/D Sales to support growing design activity for its GaN power transistors and modules. “The power electronics industry is waking up to the realization that Transphorm…

GigOptix Signs Avnet in China

San Jose, Calif.–GigOptix, Inc. (NYSE MKT:GIG), a leading supplier of advanced semiconductor communications components for use in Cloud connectivity, data centers, and high-speed optical and wireless networks, today announced that it has signed Avnet, a leading global technology distributor, as its distributor for all GigOptix product lines sales in China. “Avnet’s comprehensive portfolio of products and…

TE Connectivity: Building a Conflict Minerals Infrastructure

Chicago, Ill. – Due to the new regulations and reform in the US, UK, EU, and APAC, supply chain due diligence and corporate social responsibility is a necessity for corporations. Companies are currently re-working their conflict minerals management programs in order to efficiently address SEC expectations. Enhancing smelter data and verification processes has become a major…

Bisco, Accuride Sign Distribution Agreement

Anaheim, Calif. –  bisco industries is now an authorized distributor for Accuride International. Accuride is a leading manufacturer of sliding hardware solutions with a reputation for innovative product design and unparalleled quality. Accuride sliding hardware solutions are utilized in a wide variety of applications. Accuride’s product line includes electronic enclosure slides, industrial slides, electromechanical slides, woodworking…

Kemet to Unveil New Ceramic Capacitor Dielectric

Greenville, S.C. – KEMET (NYSE: KEM) is to preview new multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) featuring its advanced U2J Class-1 dielectric technology at the 2016 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC). The event will take place at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, California, from March 20-24 (Booth 1753, Hall C). Also displayed at…

MicroQSFP MSA Group Releases Spec Version 2.0

Anaheim, Calif. – The members of the microQSFP (micro Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable) Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) group today announced that it has released the microQSFP Specification Version 2.0 allowing system designers, optical module manufacturers and copper cable assembly providers across the industry to develop next-generation hardware based on the microQSFP definition. The microQSFP document includes…