Mouser Adds Silicon Labs WGM110 Wi-Fi Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the WGM110 Wizard Gecko Wi-Fi module from Silicon Labs. Engineered as an all-inclusive, plug-and-play 802.11b/g/n-compliant Wi‑Fi Module, the WGM110 delivers exceptional radio frequency (RF) performance, a best-in-class module size, easy application development, and fast time to market. Optimized for robust Wi-Fi connectivity without requiring an external microcontroller, complex networking infrastructure, or dedicated hubs, the WGM110 is…

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Newark element14 Launches MSP CapTIvate MCU Dev Kit

Newark element14 today announces the launch of  Texas Instruments’ MSP CapTIvate™ microcontroller (MCU) development kit, a comprehensive, easy-to-use platform providing real-time sensor tuning, all without writing a single line of code. The modular design, easy-to-access data and application orientated approach of the MSP430FR2633-based MCU board, contained within the kit, makes it ideal for application in, for example,…

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Molex, Cisco Take MSA Lead on QSFP-DD Interfaces

At the Optical Fiber Communication (OFC) Conference in Anaheim, CA, Molex, LLC, and Cisco announced their participation in a multi-supplier agreement (MSA) to create high-speed, double-density quad small form factor pluggable (QSFP-DD), a new high-speed interface. Thirteen industry leaders have joined the MSA to collaborate in developing this new high-speed interface. “The need for high-speed solutions is…

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TTI Stocks Panasonic Hybrid Polymer Capacitors

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, now stocks Panasonic’s range of hybrid polymer capacitors in Europe. Known for their stable electrical characteristics at high frequencies, the robust devices are ideally suited for applications such as computer servers, backup devices and networking gear as well as industrial motors, automotive engine control units,…

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Why the Supply Chain Needs the iPhone

Consumer software has advanced by leaps and bounds in recent years, but the sad reality is that enterprise software has failed to keep up with that breakneck pace. Thankfully, companies like Slack and Box have shown that enterprise software, especially cloud and mobile-enabled enterprise software, can be just as compelling as what consumers are exposed…

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Some of My Best Friends are Engineers

It doesn't matter which tech company you admire, engineers largely start them all, be they hardware guys like Steve Wozniak, or software guys like Mark Zuckerberg.  Imhotep, who many refer to as the first civil engineer, built the pyramids.  The Wright Brothers were the creators and fathers of the aviation industry, which we now take…

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