Avnet Electronics Marketing Releases New Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA DSP Development Kit

PHOENIX—Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) today released the new Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA DSP development kit with JESD204B high-speed analog. The kit provides a comprehensive platform for rapid prototyping of high performance digital signal processing applications with wideband analog data acquisition in sectors including communications, medical imaging, test and…

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GigaDevice Semiconductor Distribution Agreement

ATLANTA, GA – Georgia-based electronics distributor, World Micro, Inc., announced today that it has signed a franchise distribution agreement with GigaDevice Semiconductor, Inc. of Beijing, China. The agreement gives World Micro the ability to promote, distribute, and market GigaDevice Semiconductor products worldwide. The newly added franchise line provides a wide range of NOR and NAND…

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TTI Stocks Bourns Auto Products in EU

TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, now stocks new SMD power inductors for automotive applications from Bourns in Europe. Bourns’ SRP1038A, SRP1238A, SRP1245A, SRP1265A and SRP7028A power inductors are manufactured with a carbonyl powder core featuring high saturation current and shielded construction for low magnetic radiation. Available…

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Mouser Stocks Maxim MAX11216

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is first to stock the MAX11216 Analog to Digital Converter from Maxim Integrated. The MAX11216 is a single-channel 24‑bit Delta Sigma Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) with a low noise Programmable Gain Amplifier (PGA). At 64 kilo-samples per second (ksps) it is designed…

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Top 10 3D Printing Projects on Kickstarter

From home enthusiasts to workers on the manufacturing floor, everyone's imagination is captured by the potential of 3D printing. Prototyping, spare parts creation, art delivery, human organ creation, and even mass product production are all being targeted as current and potential uses for the technology. Although analyst predictions differ, all are in agreement that the…

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The Next-Generation of Responsible Supply Chains

A few years ago, changing consumer perceptions shaped the first socially responsible supply chain management practices. Those initial concepts, meant to demonstrate to consumers that companies were sensitive to growing concern about environmental and social issues, previously targeted one or two key areas such as recycling, waste management, improved water use, or carbon dioxide emission…

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Managing Risk Along the Global Semiconductor Supply Chain

Most of us have experienced that sense of alarm or disbelief when we see the reporting on the severity of the California drought. How could such a vibrant market find itself in such a predicament and why have the headlines become so grim, so quickly? Unfortunately, California is not alone in addressing the challenges of…

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