How to Boost Solar Cell Efficiency

Solar power has been on the radar of scientists and engineers for many years but has yet to become a mainstream power source for the average household. The main reason? Efficiency. Solar Energy USA is a company that provides installation of solar panels to residential areas as well as commercial buildings. According to Solar Energy…

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Tessera Drops Qualcomm Case

Tessera Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA) (“Tessera” or the “Company”) today announced that Tessera’s subsidiary, Tessera, Inc., has entered into an agreement with Qualcomm, Incorporated (“Qualcomm”) to dismiss the case of Tessera, Inc. v. Qualcomm, Inc., et al. (Case No. 4:12-CV-00692 (United States District Court for the Northern District of California)). The agreement also provides that Tessera…

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America II: Evolving the ‘Blended’ Distribution Model

In 1989, Michael Galinski founded America II Electronics Inc. with the intent of building a successful IC distribution company. Today, America II is one of the largest independent distributors of electronic components in the world. Now in its 25th year of business, America II has expanded globally and has consistently ranked as one of the…

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The Internet of Supply Chains

The Internet of Things has ignited a frenzy in the tech and design worlds. As devices are engineered to be smaller and become increasingly embedded in our clothing and appliances, the capacity for connectivity is growing. It's not just the tech elite who have access to these functions; as engineers are taking a hands-on approach…

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Avnet Electronics Marketing Introduces Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC 7Z100 Mini-Module Plus, the Ultimate System-on-Module

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today introduced the Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC Mini-Module Plus, a system-on-module (SOM) based on the Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC XC7Z100 device. The module is the newest addition to Avnet’s Mini-Module Plus Development System, which is a fully customizable modular platform…

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