Molex, NuCurrent Partner on Wireless Power Antennas

Lisle, Ill. – Molex Incorporated, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions, announced today it has signed a definitive agreement as a strategic partner and investor in Chicago-based NuCurrent, a developer of wireless power antenna technology.  NuCurrent created a breakthrough in novel structures for low resistance antennas, initially for the medical device market.  It now offers…

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Know What High-Tech Online Shoppers Want

Accelerating growth in demand for high-tech products these days puts unprecedented pressure on manufacturers to understand their online consumers' preferences and purchasing behaviors. We now know that customers demand greater flexibility and convenience from pre-purchase to delivery and post-purchase, and they want a better mobile experience. These are a few of the findings of the…

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Intel X86 Eyes Google Glass

The next generation of Google Glass may have new guts, according to The Wall Street Journal, which expects a deal between Google and Intel. The smart glasses currently run on Omap, an ARM-based SoC from Texas Instruments, but future iterations of the device may use Intel's x86 processor. Though officials from Google and Intel would…

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Heilind Stocks Molex Direct Solder Terminals

Wilmington, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking the SolderRight Direct Solder Terminals manufactured by Molex Incorporated. The new SolderRight Direct Solder Terminals have a low-profile that enables right-angle connections to a printed circuit board at a low applied cost. They are ideal for tight packaging constraints and…

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Future Marks 5th Anniversary of Leipzig Distribution Center

Future Electronics Inc. last week celebrated the fifth anniversary of its ultra-modern distribution center in Germany serving Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The 40 million euro facility in Leipzig, opposite a vast BMW industrial park in the German state of Saxony, is one of Future’s three global distribution centers from which it supports…

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TE Connectivity Opens Wearables Lab

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity, today announced the official opening of its TE Wearables Lab in Menlo Park, California. Exclusively focused on wearable technologies across consumer, medical, industrial and defense businesses, the lab serves as a collaboration center for TE’s team of engineers, scientists and its customers throughout the design process. “TE designs and…

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Mouser Launches Dev Tool Center

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announced today the launch of its new Engineering Development Tools Center on Mouser.com. This time-saving microsite allows developers to select from a variety of development tools for products such as microcontrollers, analog and digital ICs, LED lighting, optoelectronics, wireless, and more.…

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Power Group Tackles Second-Source Dilemma

New technologies almost always have an advantage over their predecessors and engineers love to try out leading-edge products. But for purchasing, this dynamic creates a dilemma: suppliers often develop products or platforms that are unique to that vendor. OEMs and their manufacturing partners may end up with a single source for a product – a…

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