WPG Americas Adds Sharp LCD Products

WPG Americas Inc. (WPGA), a subsidiary of WPG Holdings,Asia’s number one electronics distributor, announced today a new agreement with Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas (SMA) to distribute their full line of Industrial Application (IA) and Memory LCDs. Sharp’s IA TFT LCDs are built to perform in environments ranging from factories to physician’s offices. Their durable construction, high contrast, high…

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Mouser Names VP of Asia Marketing

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the appointment of Daphne Tien as Mouser Electronics’ Vice President of Marketing–APAC. Tien joined Mouser Electronics in 2011 to build an APAC marketing team from the ground up. She has acted as a prime local language spokesperson for Mouserin APAC to deliver the company’s brand…

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RS Components Adds New Logic Controllers

Singapore – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc(LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has extended its portfolio of high-quality own-brand products with the RS Pro range of logic controllers, which offer affordable basic control for applications such as packaging machines, light control, home automation and filling systems. Intelligent and communicative devices such as logic controllers…

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Mobility Devices Market to Reach $14.6B by 2024

Transparency Market Research has published a new market report titled, “Personal Mobility Devices Market: (Device Type: Medical Mobility Aids and Ambulatory Devices – Wheelchairs, Mobility Scooters, Canes, Crutches, and Walkers; Medical Furniture and Bathroom Safety Products – Patient Lifts, Stair Lifts, Medical Beds, Bars and Railings, and Commodes and Showers) – Global Industry Analysis, Size,…

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Cypress Names New CEO

San Jose, Calif. — Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: CY) today announced that Hassane El-Khoury has been named its president, chief executive officer, and a member of its board of directors, and that Ray Bingham’s current role as chairman of the board has been expanded to executive chairman, providing him with a day-to-day role in support of the CEO focused…

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Mouser Stocks STMicro ToF Sensor

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the VL53L0X laser-ranging sensor from STMicroelectronics (ST). The VL53L0X time-of-flight (ToF) sensor integrates a leading-edge single photon avalanche diode (SPAD) array and the second generation of ST’s FlightSense™ technology to extend the measurement range up to two meters. The sensor offers ranging as fast as 20ms, and reports distance…

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Digi-Key Stocks Ametherm Sample Kits

Carson City, Nev. — Ametherm today announced that sample kits of the company’s inrush current limiters and NTC sensing thermistors are now available from leading electronic component distributor Digi-Key Corporation. Digi-Key is stocking Ametherm’s Standard, Mega, Mini, and Sensor Sample Kits. “With our convenient sample kits, designers can test a range of Ametherm’s most popular inrush current…

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Mouser, Torex Sign Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with Torex Semiconductor, a leading provider of CMOS power management ICs targeted toward battery-powered and energy-efficient applications. Torex Semiconductor offers a wide selection of products that are optimized to meet the ultra-small size requirements of modern…

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