IPC: PCB Sales Strengthen in November

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the November 2017 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Positive year-over-year shipment and order growth continued in November. The book-to-bill ratio remained high in November at 1.09. Total North American PCB shipments in November 2017 were up 4.0 percent compared to the same…

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7-Axis Combo Sensor Costs 10% Less Than a Component Solution

InvenSense, now part of TDK, introduced the industry’s first 7-axis combo sensor that integrates a 6-axis inertial sensor (incorporating a 3-axis gyroscope and a 3-axis accelerometer) and a MEMS capacitive barometric pressure sensor. Targeting drone and other motion tracking applications, the new 7-axis motion tracking device can cut costs, save board space and deliver a…

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Arrow Electronics Teams with mCube

Arrow Electronics, Inc., (NYSE: ARW), the global technology company offering products and solutions that guide innovation forward, today announced a global distribution agreement with mCube™, the company making it easy to connect everyday things and transforming the way consumers live and businesses operate. “Battery life and form factor are key consumer-buying criteria when selecting wearable…

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Aerovox Certified to ISO-9001:2015 Standards

Aerovox Corp., a worldwide market leader in film capacitors announces it has been certified as meeting ISO 9001:2015 standards. Achieving ISO certification standards ensures the creation of safe, reliable and good quality products. The ISO 9000 family of quality management systems standards helps companies confirm they meet the needs of their customers and other stakeholders while…

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Mouser Ships Murata Bluetooth 5 Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the WSM-BL241 Bluetooth® low energy module from Murata. Based on a Nordic nRF52832 system-on-chip (SoC), the WSM-BL241 offers ultra-low-power Bluetooth 5 functionality in a small package, ideal for Internet of Things (IoT), asset-tracking, beacon, and medical applications. The Murata WSM-BL241 module, available from Mouser Electronics, leverages the powerful Nordic…

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