Tessera, Renesas Settle Patent Dispute

Tessera Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA) (“Tessera”, the “Company” or “we”) announced that its Tessera, Inc. and Invensas Corporation (“Invensas”) subsidiaries entered into an agreement to settle their pending cases against Renesas Electronics Corporation (“Renesas”) and Renesas Electronics America, Inc. In conjunction with the settlement, Renesas entered into new multi-year patent license agreements with Tessera, Inc. and…

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NKK Switches Teams With Newark element14

 Newark element14, a high-service distributor of technology products and engineering solutions, has announced they have become an officially authorized distributor of NKK Switches, a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative electromechanical switches. NKK Switches designs, produces and sells more than 3.5 million different switches that set the standard for quality, stability and reliability…

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Samsung Tops Buyers of MEMS Combo Sensors

El Segundo, Calif. — Samsung is the largest buyer of MEMS combo sensors, spending $183 million or 41 percent of the total combo sensor market in 2013, according to new analysis from IHS Technology. Purchases included 6-axis inertial measurement units (IMUs) from STMicroelectronics, InvenSense, and Bosch  for the Galaxy S4 smartphone, Galaxy Note 3 smartphone,…

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Consider Culture When Expanding Reverse Logistics

Discussions around the importance of culture in reverse logistics typically focus on the need to establish an organizational culture which not only supports reverse logistics, but also recognizes the importance of a holistic approach to reverse logistics.  While this discussion is important, there is another culture discussion – one which is critical to success and,…

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Extended Supply Chain Requires Outward Vision

As the global supply chain gets more complex, traditional enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, not to mention commonly used spreadsheet tracking methods, are proving less than adequate. Too often, though, automation efforts remain focused internally rather than broadly on the extended supply chain, a new Supply Chain Insights study has found. Lora Cecere, CEO of…

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EMA Expands Power IC Model Library for Cadence PSpice

Rochester, N.Y. – EMA Design Automation™ (ema-eda.com), a full-service provider of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) solutions, and AEi Systems, a world leader in power electronics modeling, analysis and design, today announced version 4.1 of the AEi Systems’ Power IC Model Library for the Cadence® PSpice® simulator with over 550 high fidelity and correlated simulation models…

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