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element14 Launches Pi IoT Design Challenge

Chicago, Ill. – element14, the world’s largest electronic design community, launches today its 2016 Pi IoT Smarter Spaces Design Challenge featuring the new Bluetooth and wireless enabled Raspberry Pi 3 microcomputer. The Pi IoT Smarter Spaces competition is challenging members to invent IoT-powered solutions that allow users to control the multiple Internet-enabled devices in any environment – be it their…

Heilind Adds Molex USB Type-C Connectors

Wilmington, Mass. – Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components, has added USB Type-C shielded I/O connectors and cable assemblies to its extensive selection of Molex products. The more compact design of the Type-C connector offers greater PCB savings, while allowing high-frequency mating in data, consumer, automotive, and industrial I/O applications. Molex USB Type-C connectors…

How to Select the Right Acceleration Sensor for High Vibration

Andover, Mass. – MEMSIC Inc., (http://www.memsic.com) a leading sensing solutions provider, today announced the availability of a new whitepaper for heavy equipment design engineers and developers who need to pick the right kind of acceleration sensors. This new MEMSIC whitepaper discusses various uses for accelerometers used in construction, testing and transportation equipment. This whitepaper provides…

Digi-Key Supplies Excelitas Photonic Solutions

Thief River Falls, Minn. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced they are distributing select products from Excelitas Technologies® Corp .broad portfolio of illumination, optoelectronic, and sensor/detection products worldwide through Digi-Key’s global websites. Excelitas is a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative high-performance, market-driving photonic solutions…

Mouser, Alorium Sign Global Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced a global distribution agreement with Alorium Technology, producers of the XLR8 development board. XLR8 integrates an ATmega328-compatible microcontroller core and custom accelerator blocks on a field-programmable gate array (FPGA), allowing developers to capitalize on the ease-of-use of the Arduino ecosystem with the hardware acceleration of an FPGA. Alorium Technology’s XLR8 development board, now available to…

Micrium Licenses µC/Probe to Infineon

Weston, Fla. – Micrium, the premier real-time operating system (RTOS) provider for embedded systems and the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that Infineon Technologies has licensed the company’s µC/Probe™ data visualization tool. Infineon will ship the µC/Probe at no cost to customers of its XMC™ family of microcontrollers based on ARM® Cortex®-M cores. “The XMC family is…

GE Power Opens First Advanced Manufacturing Facility

Greenville, S.C. – GE (NYSE:GE) today celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Works (AMW) in Greenville as the GE Power business continues to introduce tomorrow’s technologies, today. The announcement comes on the heels of GE’s grand opening of its first additive manufacturing center in Pittsburgh in early April and represents the next step…