MACOM, STMicro Partner on GaN on Silicon Wafers

MACOM Technology Solutions announced an agreement to develop GaN on Silicon wafers to be manufactured by ST for MACOM’s use across an array of RF applications. MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSI) (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high-performance RF, microwave, millimeterwave and lightwave semiconductor products, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving…

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TDK PiezoHapt Actuator Available at Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the PiezoHapt™ ultra-thin actuator from TDK. Expanding TDK’s portfolio of haptic devices, including the PowerHap™ actuator, the PiezoHapt is one of the world’s thinnest haptic components on the market today. With a thickness of only 0.35 mm and…

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TTI Stocks Kemet High-Voltage Ceramic Capacitors

KEMET has expanded its commercial and automotive grade high voltage C0G Ceramic Capacitors as increasing use of wide band power semiconductors in power electronics applications drives forward new inverter and DC/DC converter designs with far greater power density, voltage, current and frequency. Now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic…

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Abracon Launches New Website

Abracon, LLC (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, timing, synchronization, RF, connectivity, and power component solutions is proud to announce the launch of the new Abracon.com website. The new website reflects our position as a leading supplier of electronic component solutions and clearly defines our commitment to supporting our global design communities. The…

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IHS - top 10 semiconductor spending

Semiconductor Spending Hits Five-Year High in 2017

Global semiconductor spending reached a five-year high in 2017, up 17 percent from last year, according to the latest research from IHS Markit. Industry watchers agree the increase in OEM spending was significantly impacted by the supply shortage and higher prices of memory devices, particularly DRAM and NAND flash, together with strong demand from data…

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Continental, Nvidia Partner on AI for Self-Driving Cars

Technology company Continental and NVIDIA announced today a partnership to create Artificial Intelligence (AI) self-driving vehicle systems based on the NVIDIA DRIVE™ platform, with a planned market introduction in 2021 for Level 3 features. The partnership enables the development of AI computer systems scaling from automated Level 2 features to full Level 5 self-driving capabilities,…

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