iPhone Tech Evolves & Thrives: Infographic

Consumers are the last stop in an increasingly complex supply chain, and their wishes often impact important sourcing decisions. It's interesting then to note how the features and functions of the popular Apple iPhone have evolved since the company's first iPhone launch in 2007. Alex Hillsberg from Finances Online shared an infographic that clearly illustrates…

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Winged Parcel Delivery: Google’s Way

While there is still debate about if legislation would ever allow swarms of commercial drones to fly over our heads, Google recently unveiled some details of its own drone-based delivery project, named Project Wing (see video [2:01] below). Only a few months earlier, web competitor Amazon showcased octocopters for its futuristic Amazon Prime Air delivery…

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Mouser Stocking Murata AMR Magnetic Switch Sensors

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the AMR Magnetic Switch Sensors from Murata. Considered more reliable and robust than Hall Effect IC’s or reed switches, Murata’s AMR (Anisotropic Magneto Resistance) Magnetic Switch Sensors contain no mechanical components, and have higher detection sensitivity and a wider detection area than their competitive counterparts. Available in both high…

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Digi-Key Signs Global Pact With Inventek

Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, and Inventek Systems, a full-service modular solutions provider of Wi-Fi, BT, BTLE, NFC, GPS, Combo-Radios, Broadcom WICED platforms and Antennas for embedded Connectivity and IoT-ready applications, today announced a global distribution agreement. Inventek’s entire product line is now available for immediate delivery on…

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Lattice and Cypress Team Up to Simplify USB 3.0 Video Bridge Designs With New Development Kit

SAN FRANCISCO — 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)…

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SAE Anti-Fake Rule Emphasizes the Channel

There are a number of problems associated with counterfeit components in the electronics supply chain, chief of which is the lack of agreement on a single standard for counterfeit prevention. However, the SAE, a global association of engineers and technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries, recently published an international standard that focuses…

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Mouser Sponsors Team China in New Formula E Race Series

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics , Inc., a leading global distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, announced its sponsorship of the China Racing Formula-E Team . The team will compete in the international 2014/15 Formula E racing series, built around all-electric cars, starting September 13 in Beijing. Molex” target=”_blank”>Molex and Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. Formula E…

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