ON & Transphorm Partner on GaN

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), driving energy efficient innovations, and power conversion specialist Transphorm have announced a newly formed partnership to co-develop and co-market gallium nitride (GaN) based products and power system solutions for a variety of high voltage applications in the industrial, computing, telecom and networking sectors. This strategic partnership leverages strengths inherent in both…

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Design as a Craft, Not a Commodity

Gadi Amit, founder and principal designer of the San Francisco firm NewDealDesign, kicked off the inaugural Designers of Things (DoT) conference here in San Francisco, setting off a discussion that echoed throughout the day of Internet of Things (IoT), wearables, and 3D printing panels and presentations: matching rational (or business) factors to emotional (or human)…

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Avnet Velocity’s Pascal Fernandez to Present at Supply Chain Council Europe Conference

PHOENIX — Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Pascal Fernandez, vice president of Avnet Velocity, EMEA, will present a case study on collaborative supply chains at the Supply Chain Council Europe 2014 conference. The event is scheduled to take place on September 29, 2014, at the Dorint Pallas Wiesbaden…

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Study: Supply Chain Leaders Invest Heavily in Tech

Effectively reaching rapidly-developing emerging markets is often a challenge for businesses that require bricks as well as clicks. For example, unlike the travel industry – where an inventory of airline seats or hotel rooms is literally virtual – the electronics industry requires its inventory to stored and physically moved around the globe. Technology, of course, has…

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Toshiba Launches Online Design Tool

Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has announced an online design tool that helps engineers to analyse the performance of components for the power stages of embedded designs and improve overall system effectiveness and efficiency. The Toshiba Semiconductor Web Simulator enables users to simulate MOSFET performance under various voltage and temperature conditions, and to analyse their switching…

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Newark element14 Expands Atmel Xplained Portfolio

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has launched the Arduino UNO Click Shield, along with a host of click boards and accessories, for the Atmel SAMA5D3 Xplained, a low-cost, rapid prototyping and evaluation platform featuring the ARM Cortex A5-based SAMA5D36 microprocessor. These accessories feature low-power operation and a small footprint, ideal for quick and easy implementation with development kits. The Arduino UNO…

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