Price Erosion Curtails Sensor Growth

Global revenues for optoelectronics, sensors and actuators, and discrete semiconductors (O-S-D) are expected to reach $66.4 billion in 2015, up three percent from 2014 when sales rose by nine percent, according to IC Insights. The two biggest contributors to slow growth are sensors/actuators and discretes, which have struggled with consistent growth after rebounding in 2014,…

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3 Ways EDI Alternatives Increase Business Profitability & Customer Satisfaction

Supply chain professionals are desperately in need of a technology revolution that replaces EDI systems with modern web services to standardize complex data and facilitate real-time interactions. (Source: PIxabay) For years, web service Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) have transformed other industries. From the ability to shop online to mobile banking, APIs are the connections that make…

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InvenSense Expands into Automotive Market

San Jose, Calif. – InvenSense, Inc., a provider of MEMS sensor platforms, has entered the automotive market with the introduction of automotive sensor solutions for safety and non-safety applications. Entrance into the market was driven by increased demand for personalized in-vehicle experience, improved safety, assisted automated driving, and predictable maintenance systems. The company is developing MEMS…

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Taking LED Controllers to the Next Level

Selecting a LED controller for your lighting application is not an easy task. There are a host of device variations that have to be considered along with the expertise of the power supply designer. But assuredly most purchasers of LED controllers are looking to accomplish three things – lower system losses (higher efficiency), achieve a…

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Vote for Best ARM-Based Product

The ARM TechCon Innovation Challenge has announced the finalists, and its your turn to choose the Reader's Choice Winner. The challenge is a free contest that was open to all exhibitors at ARM TechCon (November 10-12, 2015 in the Santa Clara Convention Center). 

 A panel of EDN/EE Times editors and ARM experts selected 12 finalists, 3…

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Mouser Offers Molex MediSpec Connectors

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the MediSpec™ Medical Plastic Circular (MPC) Interconnect System from Molex. This affordable, high-performance interconnect solution combines premium performance and ease-of-use to meet the stringent standards of medical devices. In addition, the MediSpec is also recommended for use in avionics, high-use entertainment equipment, and test and measurement devices. The Molex…

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