North America Dominates the 3D Printing Market

Portland, Ore. — According to the report titled “3D Printing Market (Technologies, Materials, Applications and Geography) – Global Opportunity Analysis and Forecast-2013-2020”, the global 3D printing market will reach $8.6 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 20.6% from 2014 to 2020. The surge in growth is primarily due to rising demand for faster and more efficient…

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ChipMOS Sales Rise Nearly 9% in Q2

Hsinchu — ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. (“ChipMOS” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and testing services (“OSAT”), today reported its unaudited consolidated revenue for the month of June 2014 and second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Revenue for the month of June 2014 was NT$1,799.7 million or US$60.3 million, a decrease of 1.6% from the month…

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Mentor Graphics Bolsters Automotive Design with XSe Acquisition

Wilsonville, Ore. — Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the acquisition of XS Embedded GmbH (XSe), a technology leader in the creation of automotive system architectures and hardware reference platforms. XSe has over ten years of direct experience in the automotive electronics design industry across twenty automotive programs that combine hardware and software expertise. XSe brings a…

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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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