PEI-Genesis Awarded AS9100C:2009

PEI-Genesis, Inc., one of the world’s fastest assemblers of precision connectors and power supplies, has reached the achievement of AS9100C:2009 certification for its corporate headquarters and South Bend, IN production facility. Certification was awarded on June 5, 2014 following a two year investment in preparation and audit processes. AS9100C:2009 is a rigorous quality management system…

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Graphene Set to Change the Future of Electronics

A new building material is capturing attention in the electronics world because it offers compelling capabilities for designers building the next generation of cool gadgets. Graphene's unusual properties make it ideal for invisible and flexible touch-screens in devices such as smartphones and tablets that fold up, bendable smartwatches, TVs, and memory chips to mention just…

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Know Cost & Options Before You Design SoC

The Internet has fundamentally changed the way we do business, making the world flatter and leveling the playing field for many. But how much have SoC designers exploited the power of the Internet? Not so much, according to Jack Harding, co-founder, president, and CEO of eSilicon. Surely the emergence of design service companies like eSilicon…

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New Packaging for Molex SL Connectors

  Molex Incorporated announced today that its comprehensive SL™ (Stackable Linear) Modular Connector System is available in tape-and-reel packaging with pick-and-place vacuum caps.  The updated system enables the use of an automated termination procedure to facilitate high-speed processing and accurate placement on the printed circuit board (PCB).  The SL family of connectors offers a modular…

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Avnet Electronics Marketing Introduces New Artix-7 50T FPGA Evaluation Kit

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today introduced the Artix®-7 50T FPGA Evaluation Kit featuring the Xilinx® Artix®-7 FPGA, a low-cost device, with half the power consumption and twice the performance and logic capacity versus previous generations. The Artix-7 50T FPGA Evaluation Kit allows engineers to evaluate the…

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Same-Day Delivery: Hope for the Non-Amazons

Contrary to the doom and gloom surrounding the future of brick-and-mortar stores, they may have an advantage that Amazon can't compete with. Is it possible that the delivery race is giving brick-and-mortar stores a boost? Despite all the doom and gloom surrounding the future of traditional shopping outlets as giants like Amazon and eBay sink…

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Avnet Releases Artix Kit

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today introduced the Artix®-7 50T FPGA Evaluation Kit featuring the Xilinx® Artix®-7 FPGA, a low-cost device, with half the power consumption and twice the performance and logic capacity versus previous generations. The Artix-7 50T FPGA Evaluation Kit allows engineers to evaluate the small form-factor…

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