MEMSensing Touts Smallest 3-Axis Accelerometer

Shanghai — MEMSensing Microsystems Co., Ltd. (“MEMSensing”), a pioneer in MEMS sensor design and products development in China, and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”, NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) jointly announced the launch of the world’s smallest 3-axis accelerometer MSA330, which utilizes SMIC’s CMOS integrated MEMS device fabrication and TSV-based wafer level packaging technologies. By vertically integrating…

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O2Micro Cuts Workforce

George Town, Grand Cayman– O2Micro(R) International Limited (Nasdaq:OIIM), a global leader in the design, development and marketing of high-performance integrated circuits and solutions, today announced that it is refocusing the Company’s Intelligent Power Management Business Unit to better align its resources to focus on its new tablet and smartphone Power Management products. The strategy is…

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Element14 Expands High-Temp Passives Lineup

element14 has expanded its portfolio of high-temperature passives from leading global suppliers Vishay, Kemet, Panasonic, AVX and TT Electronics. These high-performance passives have been added to its range of over 160,000 products; including capacitors, resistors and inductors, for use in extreme temperature applications such as oil and gas, industrial automation, automotive, medical instrumentation, and test…

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Visteon Targets the Connected Vehicle

CES – Las Vegas — Premiering a range of highly interactive displays, in-vehicle demonstrations and autonomous driving simulators, Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) will highlight how software, services and connectivity can improve a vehicle’s lifetime value – while enhancing the ownership and driving experience – at the 2015 International CES from Jan. 6-9. “As one of the…

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ISM: PMI Index Falls in December

Tempe, Ariz. — Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December for the 19th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 67th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Manufacturing Business Survey…

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Organic Electronics: A Market Growing Wild

Enabled by the evolution of polymer materials and improved manufacturing techniques, Organic and Large Area Electronics (OLAE) are taking off. It’s a market worth keeping an eye on. Although still in early stages, this market promises strong and steady growth, analysts say. “The value chain of the organic electronics market is closely interlinked with the…

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