RS Components Enters Global Distribution Alliance With PR Electronics

SINGAPORE — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has signed a global distribution agreement with PR Electronics, a leading manufacturer of signal conditioning solutions for factory automation and process industries. The partnership between the two companies has been formed to…

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Echelon & Digi-Key Ink IIoT Pact

Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON), the world’s leading control networking platform provider for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced a distribution agreement with global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery. Under the agreement, Digi-Key will distribute worldwide, except Japan, Echelon’s portfolio of products—including chips, modules, routers…

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Onshoring Because IP Matters

Imagine that you ship your idea for the next great electronics product to China. You'll watch it flourish. The problem? Your name has been scrubbed from the product. Though this does not happen in all cases, the frequent and blatant theft of intellectual property (IP) in China is making more US companies turn to domestic…

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Mouser Announces New Low Power Technology Site

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc. has announced the introduction of their new Low Power Technology Site. This new technology site offers component selection guidelines and circuit design techniques for any developer seeking to achieve the best low power design possible, along with advice on some of the advantages and tradeoffs resulting from these techniques.…

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Avnet Electronics Marketing Expands the MicroZed System-on-Module Portfolio With Industrial MicroZed, MicroZed Cost-Optimized SOM & MicroZed Single Board Computer

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) today released the Industrial MicroZed™ System-on-Module (SOM), the MicroZed Cost-Optimized (CO) SOM, and the MicroZed Single Board Computer (SBC). This expands on the existing MicroZed portfolio, which previously consisted of MicroZed 7010 and MicroZed 7020 SOMs as well as the MicroZed 7010…

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Sager Continues Expansion of FAE Program

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. — Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of IP&E electronic components, today announced the further expansion of its Field Application Engineering (FAE) program with the addition of Bob Kochem. Mr. Kochem joins Sager as a field applications engineer supporting power and thermal design activities in New England. “At Sager Electronics, we continue…

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Touch the SleepWalking Atmel SAM-D20 MCU From Mouser With Single Cycle Multiply

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the new SAM-D20 series of 32‑bit low power microcontrollers from Atmel Corporation. These new Atmel microcontrollers are based on a 48MHz ARM Cortex‑M0+ core and offer Atmel's Peripheral Touch Controller for capacitive touch button, slider, and wheel user interfaces. The new Atmel SAM-D20 low power microcontrollers…

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