element14 launches Design Center

London – Today marks the official launch of the element14 Design Center a new resource for engineers that offers the most comprehensive range of development tool information alongside product details and supporting material. Rich application and product information, including 360 degree images, videos and downloads, are supplemented by stock availability and price, manufacturer details and engineer comments from…

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Apple iPhone 6 Analysis

At least some of you may recall that back on August 27, EDN and sibling site EE Times both published my predictions as to what today's product launch event might bring to Apple's iPhone product line. How'd I do with my guesses? Pretty well, I must say, although I can't take all of the credit.…

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Next Level of Location Awareness

Apple's announcement of extended support for its iBeacon platform in the latest version of iOS has made beacons a hot topic. The technology is set to drive a new level of proximity-based services in smartphones and other mobile devices. But what exactly is a beacon? Let's take a closer look at the technology and its…

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Lattice, Cypress Partner on USB 3.0 Video Bridge

San Francisco, Calif. – Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) and Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today introduced at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) a low-cost development kit that provides a complete reference design for USB 3.0-enabled video bridges. The new Lattice USB 3.0 Video Bridge Development Kit simplifies integration of USB 3.0 audio and High-Definition (HD) video connectivity for…

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KEMET Expands PHS Capacitor Portfolio

Greenville, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced first-to-market expansions to its Polymer Hermetic Seal (PHS) capacitor portfolio. The T550 PHS DLA and T551 Polymer Hermetic Seal (PHS) Series both offer the highest voltage and deliverable energy with the lowest leakage current of any other solid tantalum capacitor. With its robust anode quality and…

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Survey Reveals ERP Deficiencies

Austin, Tex. – Half of Respondents Rate Their ERP as Merely Average; Struggle to Access Information Users Want Choice: Mobile, Social and Deployment Flexibility Chinese Businesses Lead in Leveraging Next-Gen ERP The latest global survey* from Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, reveals several enterprise resource…

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Take Charge With Panasonic Qi-Compliant Wireless Charging ICs From Mouser

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the Qi Compliant Wireless Charging ICs from Panasonic. These ICs support all equipment conforming to WPC 1.1 Qi standard of the Wireless Power Consortium, including portable audio, DSC, DVC, cellphone, and Smartphone devices. The Panasonic Wireless Charging ICs, available from Mouser Electronics, feature low power consumption…

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Get Ultra-Small With Panasonic PAN1326 & PAN1316 Bluetooth Modules Via Mouser Electronics

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the PAN1326 and PAN1316 Host Controlled Interface Bluetooth modules from Panasonic Electronic Components. These extremely small Bluetooth devices require only a small button battery and target Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as fitness sensors, smart watches, and healthcare accessories. These modules are packaged in a…

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Trimble Selects Digi-Key to Distribute Its Embedded UHF RFID Modules

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced a global distribution agreement with Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, to offer Trimble's ThingMagic Mercury® 6e Series and Mercury 5e Series of embedded UHF RFID modules. The ThingMagic family of award winning embedded RFID modules is used worldwide to reduce development…

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