Econais Claims Smallest, Smartest Wi-Fi Module

San Jose, Calif. — Econais Inc. claims the industry’s smallest, smartest and most integrated Wi-Fi (SiP) module for smart home, M2M, and Internet of Things (IoT) device designs. The WiSmart EC19W01 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi system-in-package (SiP) module is housed in a 14- x 16- x 2.8-mm footprint that fully integrates the microcontroller, Wi-Fi, cloud connectivity, Flash,…

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Honeywell Announces Executive Changes

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced several senior leadership changes, reflecting further advancement of strong leaders throughout the Company, effective immediately. “Honeywell is in an enviable position to capitalize on the strength and experience of a highly capable leadership team to support our continued strong performance and commitment to our customers and shareholders,” said Honeywell Chairman…

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Altera Offers High-Efficiency Power Conversion for FPGAs

San Jose, Calif. — Altera Corp. offers a new power conversion solution that makes it easy for board developers to design point-of-load power solutions, while achieving the highest FPGA performance at the lowest system power, according to the company. The power conversion solution is a monolithic 40A driver plus synchronous MOSFET powertrain that is optimized…

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Healthcare Costs Top Manufacturers’ Concerns

Many government initiatives are passed with the best of intentions but with unintended results. In the U.S., small to mid-size manufacturing companies will be spending more on healthcare requirements this year than on expansion and new product development. PrimeAdvantage, a purchasing consortium of small to midsize companies, surveyed its members about their financial expectations for 2014…

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Freescale to Acquire Mindspeed Comcerto Business

Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL), a global leader in embedded processing solutions and the number one provider of communications processors for networking equipment, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the Comcerto® CPE communications processor business of Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. This business includes a series of multicore, ARM®-based embedded processors and associated software, a talented team,…

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Kemet Presents to AEC Q2000

KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, presented its most recent product performance results for polymer tantalum capacitors developed according to the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC) Q200 Reliability Document at the 2014 CARTS International Conference in Santa Clara, CA. The presentation included the results of high temperature and high humidity testing…

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NKK Outlines A/V Switch Suite

NKK Switches, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today outlined a suite of switch solutions to meet the needs of design engineers in the audio/video broadcast market. As the primary user interface, switches help to control the various elements of audio, video and other broadcasting equipment. Switches designed to support the…

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Element14 Lauds TE, TI

  element14 acknowledged TE Connectivity (TE) and Texas Instruments with two awards at Electronica China 2014. These awards recognised the outstanding commitment from both TE and Texas Instruments in their year-long collaboration on co-marketing activities with element14 throughout Asia-Pacific.   Jeff Uden, Vice President – Product and Supplier Marketing, element14 Asia-Pacific said, “The last year…

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