EU Project to Present Latest on Technology and Architecture Development for Brain-Inspired ICs

GRENOBLE, France – Sept. 6, 2016 – An international project to develop technology and architectures for mimicking neural behavior in integrated circuits will review the state of the art in creating neuromorphic circuits and bring together the device and design communities for this promising field on Sept. 12 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The workshop during ESSDERC/ESSCIRC…

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PMI at 49.4%; August Manufacturing ISM Report On Business; New Orders, Production and Employment Contracting; Inventories Contracting; Supplier Deliveries Slowing

TEMPE, Ariz. , Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in August following five consecutive months of expansion, while the overall economy grew for the 87th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM ® Report On Business ® . The report was issued today by Bradley…

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Fraunhofer and TCL Communication Announce Partnership for Immersive Audio in Alcatel’s VISION

September 02, 2016 09:33 AM Eastern Daylight Time ERLANGEN, Germany & BERLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE )–At IFA 2016, attendees can experience immersive audio for virtual reality on the new all-in-one VR device, Alcatel’s VISION, thanks to the newly formed partnership with Fraunhofer IIS and TCL Communication to deliver cutting edge audio for virtual reality. Alcatel, a mobile…

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Huawei O-TTPS Accredited to Assure Integrity of COTS Products and Global Supply Chains

September 02, 2016 09:17 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE )–Today The Open Group announced that Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. has been accredited to the Open Trusted Technology Provider™ Standard – Mitigating Maliciously Tainted and Counterfeit Products (O-TTPS ). The O-TTPS was developed and is maintained by The Open Group and in 2015 was…

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ON Semiconductor Sells IGBT Line to Close Fairchild Deal

ON Semiconductor Corp. has sold its insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) product line to Littelfuse, Inc.  in order to move ahead with its acquisition of Fairchild Semiconductor. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) required that ON Semiconductor “dispose of its” IGBT business prior to the closing of the acquisition. The IGBT business generated less than…

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Labeling Ups Efficiency in Auto Supply Chain

The automotive industry, like many sectors of the electronics market, is getting increasingly complex, with global markets, production facilities and suppliers. Good labeling practices are emerging as a key strategy for managing today's complex labeling requirements and regulations.  Loftware, an enterprise-labeling vendor, points to the need for a focused solution.  In a written statement, the…

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IPC Releases Annual Electronics Assembly Industry Quality Benchmark Study

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, August 31, 2016 — IPC's Study of Quality Benchmarks for Electronics Assembly 2016 is now available. The annual study provides valuable benchmarking data to electronics assembly companies interested in comparing quality measurements to industry averages. The quality control measurements covered by the study include first-pass yields for various test methods in use…

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