Faster Prototyping with SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA 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 leading-edge SmartFusion®2 SoC FPGA Evaluation Kit. The new SmartFusion2 Evaluation Kit is an easy-to-use, feature-rich, affordable platform designed to enable designers to quickly and easily accelerate evaluation or…

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Omnetics Unveils Rugged Metal Nano-Connectors

Omnetics Connector Corp. has announced a new line of Metal Nano-Connectors. These interconnects are high-density, multi-position connectors made with break-away or threaded metal housings for a positive lock and environmental seal. Built to meet or exceed military specifications, the small, lightweight connectors target mission-critical applications where size, weight and reliability are critical, such as onboard unmanned…

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HARTING Adds Monoblocks to Modular Lines

Elgin, Ill. – HARTING has developed dedicated, high-density monoblock inserts for two modular connector series, the Han-Eco and Han-Yellock. With these inserts, a single Han-Eco or Han-Yellock connector can replace a bigger connector or multiple units for significant space savings on the device or control cabinet. The Han-Eco monoblock E inserts with screw termination, like…

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Industry Leaders Launch Consortium to Drive IoT Standards

Santa Clara, Calif. – Technology industry leaders – Atmel, Broadcom, Dell, Intel, Samsung Electronics, and Wind River – have joined together to form a new industry consortium to develop a connectivity framework that is open, secure and manageable for the products that make up the Internet of Things (IoT). The focus of the Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) is to define a common…

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CEVA Acquires RivieraWaves

Mountain View, Calif. – CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of DSP-based IP platforms for vision, audio, communications and connectivity, today announced that it has acquired RivieraWaves, a privately held company and a leading provider of wireless connectivity IP for Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth®  technologies. RivieraWaves expands CEVA’s licensing and royalty revenue base in its…

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NKK Switches Awards Heilind Distributor of the Year

Wilmington, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor in North America, has received the Distributor of the Year Award for 2013 from NKK Switches. The award was presented to Heilind at the annual Electronics Distribution Show and Conference in Las Vegas in May. “It is an incredible honor to be named NKK’s distributor of the year,” says Keith…

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Richardson RFPD Signs Radius Power

LaFox, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today that it has completed an agreement with Radius Power, Inc. to distribute EMI power line filters. Radius Power offers a broad selection of EMI/EMC power line filters, including standardized and custom solutions that help meet international compliance standards and improve the immunity and safety of electrical and electronic equipment.…

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Panasonic to Make 14nm SoCs at Intel

SAN FRANCISCO — Panasonic will make SoCs in a low-power flavor of Intel's 14nm process technology. The Japanese company is the sixth announced customer for a foundry business that Intel says is strategic and expanding its packaging capabilities. “We are doing extremely well getting customers who can use our technology,” Sunit Rikhi, general manager of…

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