Mouser Ships DURIS E 2835 LEDs

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 DURIS® E 2835 LEDs from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors. Aimed at providing uniform, homogeneous light distribution, the DURIS E 2835 family are mid-power light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that combine good efficacy and a…

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Ametherm Signs Rep Agreement With Unity Sales

Ametherm today announced that it has expanded its network of value-added representatives in the United States with the conclusion of a new agreement with Unity Sales. Effective immediately, Unity Sales is offering Ametherm’s entire lineup of inrush current limiters and NTC thermistors in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, Western Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Based in Fort Wayne,…

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Solid State Batteries Aim to Top Li-ion

LAKE WALES, Fla. — Batteries could be transformed from our slowest growing technology to our fastest growing advanced technology if Ilika Technologies Ltd. (University of Southampton Science Park, Southampton U.K.) can realize its dream of self-powered systems-on-chip (SoCs). By eliminating the liquid cores of every other battery technology under the sun — especially the flammable…

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How Engineers View Demand Creation

Engineers should be thrilled by all the attention they’re getting these days. Component makers, manufacturer’s reps and now distributors have all pledged to be the designer’s best friend. The industry’s’ two largest distributors, Avnet Inc. and Arrow Electronics Inc., have invested heavily in field applications engineers (FAEs) and in the maker movement — Arrow has…

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EBN@C-Level: Talking to Jamil Nizam about the Evolving Identity of Master Electronics

In the last half century, the electronics distribution landscape and business model has evolved greatly. Master Electronics has managed, through a variety of strategies to maintain and improve its business position through it all. Fifty years ago, Ike Nizam founded Master Electronics in a cramped 750-square foot apartment in Santa Monica. Now, with 300 employees…

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Is Foxconn Ready for Cars?

Never underestimate the power of an industrializing nation with the will to succeed. We’ve seen it happen in Japan, followed by Korea, and we’ve also observed Taiwan as it pioneered the semiconductor foundry business and mastered PC and mobile ecosystems. It’s still an open question, though, whether Taiwan can replicate in the auto market the…

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Single-Pixel Camera Mimics Human Eye

LAKE WALES, Fla. — The smart single-pixel camera mimics the human eye by focusing on the important details in images, such as faces, and allotting lower-resolution to areas of unimportance such as backgrounds. The invention made by researchers at the University of Glasgow (Scotland, U.K.) appears in Science Advances  titled Adaptive foveated single-pixel imaging with dynamic supersampling.…

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