TE Connectivity to Unveil Advanced Connectivity, Sensor Solutions

Schaffhausen, Switzerland — TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity, is unveiling its highly engineered, cutting edge connectivity and sensor technologies at electronica, the leading trade fair for electronic components, systems and applications, in Munich, Germany, from November 11 to 14. TE will be located in hall B3 at stand 225. As one of the…

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Early Registrants Get e2v Samples

Today, e2v is announcing the planned launch of its next generation of microwave capable Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs) and offering customers who register their interest early, privileged access to samples, measurement packs and evaluation tools in advance of the official product launch. Manufacturers of automated test equipment are regularly confronted with the challenge of designing software…

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Broadcom Targets Mass Market with Mouser’s Help

As part of its overall effort to broaden its customer base, Broadcom Corp. has signed a global distribution agreement with its first e-commerce/catalog distributor, Mouser Electronics. The addition of  Mouser to its distribution network is part of Broadcom’s new channel initiative, started about 18 months ago, aimed at penetrating the mass market. At the same…

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Automotive Electronics Offers Big Growth Potential

There is big demand for high-reliability parts in automotive electronics sectors. The global market for automotive electronics is forecast to hit $204.6 billion in 2014, and reach $314.4 billion by 2020, with an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3 percent between 2012 and 2020, according to a Research and Markets report. The OEM…

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Global Semiconductor Industry Posts Highest Quarterly Sales

Washington — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $87 billion during the third quarter of 2014, an increase of 5.7 percent over the previous quarter and a jump of 8 percent compared to the third quarter of 2013. Third quarter sales outperformed the…

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MaxLinear Acquires Physpeed

MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a leading provider of integrated radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal integrated circuits for broadband communications applications, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Physpeed Co., Ltd., a privately held developer of high-speed physical layer interconnect products addressing enterprise and telecommunications infrastructure market applications. MaxLinear will pay approximately $11.0 million…

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Kemet to Launch New Capacitors

KEMET has revealed its plans for Electronica this November, launching new tantalum capacitor families while also showcasing advanced high-performance ceramic capacitors. These new products are expected to further strengthen the company’s market position as the engineer’s choice for capacitors, filters, relays, EMC solutions, and supercapacitors. Booth 442 in Hall B6 will be the place to…

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Heilind Stocks Amphenol CFP Connectors

Heilind Electronics, a leading distributor of electronic components, is now stocking CFP2 and CFP4 Surface-Mount Receptacle Connectors by Amphenol Connectors. Amphenol’s commercial high-speed connectors offer high port density, configurability and utilization for next generation and future generation systems. They provide remarkable mechanical durability and resonance dampening features for superior performance. The CFP2 and CFP4 interconnect…

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