Digi-Key Inks Global Pact With Heatron

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with Heatron, an industry leader in the manufacture of LED products and solutions. Heatron offers a wide array of LED products for interior and exterior illumination including LED boards and modules for recessed…

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SIA: Chip Sales up 11.5%

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $26.34 billion for the month of April 2014, an increase of 11.5 percent from the April 2013 total of $23.62 billion and a slight uptick of 0.7 percent compared to last month’s total of…

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Omron FPC/FFC Connectors Simplify Connections

Schaumburg, Ill. – Omron Electronic Components has expanded its line of Flexible Printed Circuit/Flexible Flat Cable (FPC/FFC) connectors with the XF3M connectors that speed interconnection and lock the FPC or FFC in place for reliability. When locked, a tactile click confirms proper connection and security. The XF3M is designed for use with 0.3-mm thickness FPC/FFC. The…

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Smart Watches: A Healthy Opportunity for OEMs

As the smart watch market evolves, and wearable technology becomes ubiquitous, it's inevitable that original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) will find a way to incorporate health-monitoring features into the latest products. Naturally, the design of any new smart watch must take into consideration those smartphone features that have become part of our everyday lives. These include…

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Element14 Takes IoT on the Road

The Internet of Things (IoT), the theme at the element14 6th annual electronics roadshow kicks off in June in Baroda, Ahmedabad, Kolkatta, Chandigarh, Delhi and Mumbai. Together with technology partners Freescale, Texas Instruments (TI), Renesas and Infineon, among others, element14 will unveil a host of exclusive new technologies and products, exciting demos and informative live…

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TDK-Lambda Recognizes Mouser

  Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading engineering resource and global distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, has received the 2013 Outstanding Year-Over-Year Growth Award from TDK-Lambda Americas Inc., a group company of TDK Corporation.   The award was presented to Mouser in recognition of the distributor’s efforts that helped TDK-Lambda exceed growth and sales goals last…

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Transparency at the Cross Dock

In today's 24/7/365 world, speed is a competitive differentiator across nearly every industry. In the logistics sector, the need for speed has translated to a rise in the frequency with which companies have embraced the practice of cross docking — transferring an order from one truck to the next in real-time to eliminate the need…

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