Vote for Best in MEMS, Sensors Innovation Awards

Voting is now underway for MEMS Industry Group (MIG)’s second annual Best in MEMS and Sensors Innovation Awards (MEMsies) — a celebration of innovation in the MEMS and sensors industry. MEMsies are granted to individuals, organizations and businesses that have made a positive and substantive impact on the world through their MEMS and sensors technology. Vote:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MEMSAwards2014 Winners in…

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Wearables to Drive Display Panel Growth

El Segundo, Calif. — Demand for wearable electronics, initially fueled by smartwatch computing, is forecast to drive rapid growth for display panels over the next several years. IHS Technology forecasts industry revenue will increase from a projected $300 million in 2014 to more than 80 percent annually for at least four more years as high resolution…

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Pilot Labs Launches Coin-Sized Security via KickStarter

San Diego, Calif. – Pilot Labs, a worldwide leader in connected home automation and security devices, today announced the KickStarter launch of CoinGuard, a coin-sized security solution. CoinGuard is a new Internet of Things solution for personal home security. Instead of trying to detect home intrusions like traditional security systems, CoinGuard is a small coin-sized wireless device. Sensitive to…

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Mouser has Vishay VCNL4010

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the VCNL4010 Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor from Vishay Semiconductors. Broadening its already popular VCLN optoelectronics portfolio, the VCNL4010 offers 16-bit resolution in a fully integrated proximity and ambient light optical sensor. The device features a power-saving interrupt function, infrared emitter, a signal processing IC and a standard I2C…

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Element14 Showcases IoT Kits

Element14, the high-service distributor of technology products and solutions for electronics system design, manufacture and operations will be showcasing at Automation Mumbai their latest from the largest range of development kits available globally from a single source, plus products for Industrial and Factory automation, robotics etc. Products from leading manufacturers globally such as Analog devices,…

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Semiconductor Industry Set to Grow 7% in 2014

Global semiconductor revenue is forecast to reach $338.0 billion in 2014, up 7.2 percent from 2013, according to Gartner Inc. This is up from Gartner’s previous quarter’s forecast of 6.7 percent growth. The uptick is being fueled by a strong electronics build for the holiday season, said the market research firm. “Semiconductor revenue set an…

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