TSMC Launches Ultra-Low-Power Platform for IoT

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. — TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced the foundry segment’s first and most comprehensive ultra-low power technology platform aimed at a wide range of applications for the rapidly evolving Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable device markets that require a wide spectrum of technologies to best serve these diverse applications. In this platform,…

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Microsemi Unveils Advanced SmartFusion2 Dev Kit

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the availability of the company’s new largest density, lowest power SmartFusion®2 150K LE System-on-Chip (SoC) FPGA Advanced Development Kit. Board-level designers and system architects can quickly develop system-level designs by using the two…

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Hunter Tech Receives IPC QML

IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to Hunter Technology Corp., an electronics design and manufacturing services firm based in Milpitas, Calif. The facility successfully completed an intensive audit based on two of IPC’s foremost standards: IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610,…

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Heilind Now Stocking the Molex Lite-Trap SMT Wire-to-Board Connector System

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking the Lite-Trap™ SMT Wire-to-Board Connector System manufactured by Molex Incorporated. The new Lite-Trap™ SMT Wire-to-Board Connector System is compact in size, which meets the needs of thin LED lighting-module applications. It is a push-button style connector that has…

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‘Power Up’ With Diodes Incorporated’s AP3988 Primary Side Power Switcher at Mouser

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the AP3988 Primary Side Power Switcher from Diodes Incorporated. This enhanced, off-line, side-switching controller is designed to cut costs and improve power supply performance by providing primary-side control that eliminates the need for opto-couplers and secondary-side control circuitry. With this device, designers can reduce component count,…

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Optoelectronic Leader QT Brightek & Digi-Key Corporation Ink Global Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, announced a global distribution agreement with QT Brightek (QTB), a lighting industry leader offering one of the widest optoelectronics product selections in the industry. The company designs and manufactures standard and custom optoelectronic devices,…

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