Richardson RFPD Adds Peregrine SPDT Switch

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new dual differential, single pole double throw RF switch from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE42920 DDSPDT RF switch is a broadband (10 kHz–6 GHz) and low loss device that enables the switching of two independent differential signals. This device consumes less…

Mouser Stocks ST STM32L4 MCUs

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the new STM32L4 series 32-bit microcontrollers from STMicroelectronics (ST). These ultra-low-power STM32L4 32-bit microcontrollers are based on the high-performance ARM® Cortex®-M4 32-bit RISC core operating at a frequency of up to 80MHz. The STM32L4 microcontrollers leverage ST’s low power technologies including voltage scaling to balance power consumption with processing…

Digicom Expands California EMS Facility

Oakland, Calif. – Digicom Electronics, Inc., a technology and quality driven electronics manufacturing services company, has expanded its facility in Oakland, California in the San Francisco Bay area. In addition to doubling in size, Digicom has added even more advanced manufacturing equipment and additional personnel to increase manufacturing capacity and capabilities. Digicom specializes in complex electronic…

IPC: EU Regs Significantly Impact Electronics Industry

Bannockburn, Ill. — A September 10 European Union (EU) Court of Justice ruling on a case on the calculation of levels of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) in articles under the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) regulation will significantly increase REACH reporting requirements in the electronics industry. For electronics manufacturers who want to…

Solid Growth Ahead for Automotive MEMS Sensor Market

New York, N.Y. – The global automotive MEMS sensor market was valued at $2,600.5 million in 2014, and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.0%, during the period 2015 – 2020. The government regulation towards passenger safety and environment has become more stringent in recent years, and therefore automotive manufacturers are forced to implement latest and…

Kemet Intros Engineering Center

Greenville, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, introduced its new Engineering Center online education resource, focused on providing practical answers to questions involving passive components in electronic applications. Engineering Center features blog posts, a calendar of free technical seminars, component tools and a knowledge library authored by KEMET’s field application experts. “KEMET…

Omron to Buy Adept Technology

Foster City, Calif. — Mooreland Partners (http://www.moorelandpartners.com) the leading independent investment bank providing M&A advisory and capital raising services to the global technology industry, today announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Adept Technology on its sale to OMRON Corporation. OMRON plans to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Adept,…

FlexEnable, Flex Partner on Conformed LCD for Automotive Apps

Frankfurt, Germany — FlexEnable, the leader in the development and industrialisation of flexible organic electronics, is showcasing the first conformed LCD in an integrated automotive application at IAA 2015. The demonstration shows how LCD, the world’s most established and proven display technology, can be applied to glass-free, ergonomically shaped displays in cars without incurring the…