Avnet & Freescale Host Design Workshops

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), will host a series of SpeedWay Design Workshops™, featuring Freescale® Semiconductor’s K2 next-generation Kinetis® ARM® Cortex®-M microcontrollers and enablement tools. Avnet’s one-day Freescale K2 SpeedWay Design Workshop will provide microcontroller hardware and software engineers with complimentary training and hands-on product experience designing with…

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Altium & element14 Launch Design Tool

Altium Limited, a global leader in Electronic Design Automation, native 3D PCB design systems (Altium Designer) and embedded software development toolkits (TASKING), today announced a partnership with element14 to distribute CircuitStudio, a new easy-to-use PCB Design tool based on Altium technology. CircuitStudio will be available in early 2015 and sold through the element14 Design Center.…

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Element14 Launches Lark Board

Element14 has announced the launch of the Lark Board, a high-performance development board based on Altera’s Cyclone® V SoC. The Lark Board is designed for development of high-volume applications including automotive, medical equipment, video surveillance and industrial control. Joerg Bertholdt, Director, Embedded Software Marketing and Planning at Altera said, “The launch of Lark Board enables…

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TTI Wins at ECIA Conference

TTI, Inc., the leading specialty distributor of IP&E components, proudly announces the TTI Marketing team has received multiple industry awards from the Electronics Components Industry Association (ECIA). The industry awards were presented at the ECIA’s annual executive conference in Chicago, IL. The ECIA awards program acknowledges creative branding and marketing efforts by honoring ECIA members…

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Rochester Reintroduces Freescale, Intel Processors

Newburyport, Mass. – Rochester Electronics, a fully-authorized manufacturer and distributor of semiconductors, will launch 2015 with the re-introduction of many popular processors from Freescale and Intel. Available now is the Freescale 68020 processor. The full military version of the 68020 will be in production the first quarter of 2015. The 68020 processor was sampled in…

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SAE Anti-Counterfeit Standard Adds Teeth to Legal Protection

A new SAE International standard should help to serve as legal protection for distributors and buyers when counterfeit parts show up in the supply chain, while helping to mitigate an alarming increase in electronic component counterfeiting. The AS6496 standard (Fraudulent/Counterfeit Electronic Parts: Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition — Authorized/Franchised Distribution) was drafted to outline requirements…

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Mouser to Distribute Advantech Products

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading engineering resource and distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has entered into a distribution agreement for Europe and the Americas with Advantech, an innovator in the development and manufacture of high-quality, high-performance embedded and automation products and solutions. The Advantech product line, available from Mouser Electronics, is backed by…

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Newark element14 Launches SoC FPGA Lark Board

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has announced the launch of the Lark Board, a high-performance development board based on Altera’s Cyclone® V SoC. The Lark Board is designed for development of high-volume applications including automotive, medical equipment, video surveillance and industrial control. “The launch of the Lark Board enables developers to efficiently utilize the advantages of Cyclone V SoC architecture,…

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TTI Europe Expands Capabilities at Connector Facility

TTI, Inc., one of the world’s leading specialist distributors of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, has announced significant new capabilities offered by its European connector assembly operation located close to Munich, Germany. Commenting on the market, Lee Thompson, European Marketing Director, Military, Aerospace & Space markets at TTI, Inc explains: “The defence market is…

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