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Samsung Begins Mass Production of Fastest DRAM

Seoul, Korea – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., announced today that it has begun mass producing the industry’s first 4-gigabyte (GB) DRAM package based on the second-generation High Bandwidth Memory (HBM2) interface, for use in high performance computing (HPC), advanced graphics and network systems, as well as enterprise servers. Samsung’s new HBM solution will offer unprecedented…

Omron Adds New Rep

Hoffman Estates, Ill. – Omron Electronic Components is pleased to announce Spectrum Sales as its new manufacturer’s representative for the Midwest region, which includes southern Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska. Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, Spectrum has over 30 years of experience in the electromechanical component industry. “We are confident that Spectrum Sales will…

Arrow Buys Discontinued RF/Microwave Parts

Centennial, Colo. – Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that its Supply Assurance business, which supports customers’ long-term requirements for discontinued electronic components, has procured the recently discontinued products formerly provided by Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) through its acquisition of Hittite Microwave Corporation. “We are pleased to work with Arrow’s Supply Assurance business to extend the…

TTI Europe Adds TE Nanonics Connectors

Leading manufacturer TE Connectivity’s new Nanonics connectors are now available to European customers through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components. Qualified to MIL-DTL-32139 specifications, these new two-row Nanonics connector assemblies are an important addition to TE Connectivity’s nanominiature rectangular product line. The small form factor and narrow footprint of this ultra-compact interconnect…

Mouser Stocks ST Bluetooth Network Processor Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the SPBTLE-RF network processor module for Bluetooth® Smart technology from STMicroelectronics. The low-energy SPBTLE-RF module provides a complete radio frequency (RF) platform in a tiny form factor, integrating a 2.4 GHz RF radio, antenna, and high-frequency and low-power oscillators to optimize the time to market of the final applications. The ST SPBTLE-RF module, now available from Mouser Electronics, is an easy-to-use…

Demand Grows for Infrared LEDs

Burnaby, Canada – According to a TechSci Research report, “Global Infrared LED Market By Application, By Region & Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2010 – 2020’’, the global market for infrared LEDs is projected to grow at a CAGR of more than 9% during 2015 – 2020, on account of increasing penetration of these LEDs in allied industries such as automotive,…

Lucid Releases Smartphone Battery Challenge Results

Meizu PRO5 with Lucid’s PowerXtend beats iPhone6s Plus, Huawei Mate8, Nexus 6P. Netanya, Israel — In a January 10th Flagship Smartphones Battery LifeChallenge in China, the Meizu PRO5 with PowerXtend was the last device running after all other screens went dark. The PRO5 is the first device to integrate PowerXtend version 3.5, the latest version of the product that introduces…