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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Getting to Fluid Distribution Networks

As more analytics gets introduced into supply chain management, the need to shift distribution bases to keep pace with the rapid shifts in business and customer bases also comes into play. From the analytics standpoint, the process is easy. Companies can now see shifts in their customer base, changes required in their business models, and…

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Park Assist for Economy Cars

In hopes of bringing advanced automotive features such as park-assist and blind-spot detection to economy cars, Freescale Semiconductor has teamed up with Broadcom to develop a compact MCU integrated with BroadR-Reach automotive Ethernet PHY. BroadR-Reach is an Ethernet physical layer standard designed for use in automotive connectivity applications. It's promoted by Open Alliance SIG, which…

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Skeds Slip for Embedded Designs

If your team is understaffed and your project is running late, you're not alone. Embedded design teams are getting a little smaller and slipping schedules more often, according to a new study. Respondents said 41% of all embedded design projects finished ahead of or on schedule and 59% were late or canceled. That's slightly worse…

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Feb. Chip Sales Up 11.4% From 2013

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $25.87 billion for the month of February 2014, an increase of 11.4 percent from February 2013 when sales were $23.23 billion. This marks the industry’s largest year-to-year increase in more than three years. Global…

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