Akros Signs Global Deal With Digi-Key

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, recently signed a global distribution agreement with Akros Silicon, a provider of leading-edge power management ICs. Akros’ solutions help manufacturers of electronic equipment create more efficient and advanced products at reduced costs, while enabling end users the ability to…

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Bel Fuse Names Anglia as Distributor

Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ: BELFA) (NASDAQ: BELFB), a premier developer of fuses and magnetic-based solutions for high-speed networking and computer applications, announced today the signing of a distribution agreement with UK-based Anglia Components, a leading independent authorized distributor of semiconductors, optoelectronics, interconnect, passive and electromechanical components. The contract authorizes Anglia to distribute and market the full…

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Microchip Acquires ISSC

Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, and ISSC Technologies Corporation (ISSC) (TW OTC:5261) today announced that Microchip has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ISSC, a leading provider of low power Bluetooth and advanced wireless solutions for the Internet Of Things (IoT) market.   ISSC is publicly traded…

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Avnet EM has Samsung LRAs

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), is now offering Samsung Electro-Mechanics’ line of Linear Resonance Actuators (LRAs), vibration motors that provide a tactile (haptic) sensation when a user interacts with a touchscreen. One of the emerging technologies in the field of touchscreens, haptic feedback has become increasingly popular in…

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Honeywell Delivers Product Differentiation

Keeping in line with the company’s strategy to deliver high-performance differentiated sensors and switches, Honeywell Sensing and Control rolls out its Nanopower Series of magnetic sensors, aimed as a replacement for reed switches in a variety of applications. These anisotropic magnetoresistive (AMR) sensor ICs deliver high sensitivity and extremely low power for battery-operated devices, as…

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Honeywell Unveils Nanopower AMR Sensor ICs

Minneapolis, Minn. – Honeywell has claimed the industry’s first Nanopower anisotropic magnetoresistive (AMR) sensor ICs that provide the highest level of magnetic sensitivity (as low as 7 Gauss typical) while requiring only 360 nanoamps (nA). Offering low power requirements together with smaller packaging and higher durability and reliability than reed switches at the same sensitivity…

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DFARS Rule Will Hit Scofflaws in the Pocketbook

Penalties for non-compliance of government standards usually take the form of fees or fines, so it’s not surprising that scofflaws of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS Case 2012-D055) rule will get hit directly in the pocketbook. The ECIA this week has taken a close look at the legislation – which strives to eliminate…

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RS & Allied Will Carry Red Pitaya

RS Components( http://singapore.rs-online.com/web ) (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc( http://www.electrocomponents.com ) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, have announced that they are inviting general orders for Red Pitaya, the pioneering single-board, open instrumentation and control platform that replaces many expensive laboratory and field…

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