Mouser Stocks Maxim MAX1724x DC-DC Converters

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking MAX17242/MAX17243 step-down DC-DC converters from Maxim Integrated. These high-efficiency, synchronous converters with integrated MOSFETs help minimize external component count and reduce total cost of solutions for a variety of applications, including power…

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Biometric Technology Market to Reach $10.7B by 2022

A new report by Allied Market Research, titled, “Global Biometric Technology Market: Opportunities and Forecasts, 2015 – 2022,” projects that the global biometric technology market is expected to generate revenue of $10.72 billion by 2022, with an estimated CAGR of 19.4% from 2016 to 2022. In the year 2015, North America was the highest revenue-generating region, owing to increasing adoption of advanced security and…

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ITW Integrates Electronics Assembly Equipment Businesses

ITW has integrated three of its businesses; Speedline Technologies, Vitronics Soltec and Despatch Industries. This new division consolidates all of its Electronic Assembly Equipment and Thermal Processing Technology business and will operate under the name ITW EAE. ITW EAE brings together the world-leading brands of electronics assembly equipment: MPM Printers, Camalot Dispensers, Electrovert Cleaners and Soldering…

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Infineon: What Makes Robo-Cars Zero Defect?

LAS VEGAS – Name the top five semiconductor companies in the automotive electronics market today. If you answered NXP Semiconductors, Infineon, Renesas, ST Microelectronics and Texas Instruments, you know too much about semiconductors.  However, ironically, most of the attendees at a chip-dependent trade show like the Consumer Electronics Show likely have little clue. When talk…

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Flexible OLED Displays: Overcoming Barriers to Mass Commercialization with High-Yield Manufacturing Processes

Technology experts have been tracking and forecasting the flexible OLED display market for years now, assessing the technology’s promise and potential for disrupting the consumer electronics market, and eagerly watching OEMs’ public demonstrations of early prototype flexible displays. And yet many of us would be surprised to learn that flexible OLED display technology has already…

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ARM Exec Dizzy for Open-Source Twizy

LAS VEGAS — With its processor cores installed in practically every automotive chip used in vision SoCs, sensor fusion ICs and secure microcontrollers, ARM, a microprocessor IP giant, has not only witnessed the automotive industry’s evolution, but has become an integral part of the story. Advancements in electrification and automation in driving technology have brought…

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