Mouser, SOMNIUM Ink Distribution Deal

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced it has entered into a global distribution agreement with SOMNIUM Technologies, a company focused on evolving software development tools to a new level, solving real problems faced by embedded developers. The SOMNIUM Technologies product line, now available from Mouser Electronics, provides developers with the company’s Device-aware Resequencing Tools (DRT) software…

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Growth Resumes for US PC, Tablet Markets in 2017

Belmont, Mass. — Daniel Research Group, a market research firm specializing in forecasting technology markets announces the publication of the United States Personal Device Forecast Report.   The report is available on DRG’s website, www.DanielResearchGroup.com, or directly from this link: http://tinyurl.com/zn6z5pc.   According DRG, sales of Personal Computing Devices (PCs and Tablets) to households and business will increase 2.3%, to 116.9 million units in…

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Ericsson to Cut 3,000 Jobs in Sweden

  Change in operations and adjustment of competence to meet technology shifts, new customer groups and a continued increased proportion of software development. Ericsson intends to reduce 3,000 positions in production, research and development (R&D) and sales and administration – combination of voluntary and forced reductions as well as other measures such as outsourcing. Ericsson…

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SIA: Semiconductor Industry Posts Solid Growth in August

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $28.0 billion for the month of August 2016, an increase of 3.5 percent compared to the previous month’s total of $27.1 billion and an uptick of 0.5 percent over the August 2015 total of $27.9 billion. August marked the market’s largest month-to-month…

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Gamers Drive VR Hardware Growth

A new Juniper Research study has found that hardware revenues from VR (Virtual Reality) headsets, peripherals and 360º cameras will reach over $50 billion by 2021, up tenfold from an estimated $5 billion in sales this year. This rapid growth will arise from a widespread adoption of VR by smartphone users, and the high unit prices commanded by headsets for PCs…

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Sager Electronics Boosts Modular Power Supply Offering

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, and its specialized group, Sager Power Systems, bolsters its solution offering as an authorized distributor and certified value-added reseller for top modular power supply manufacturers. “Sager’s modular power supply capabilities offer a wide range of platforms from 200-4,900 watts and an endless…

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Silicon Labs Acquires Micrium

Austin, Tex. – Silicon Labs<http://www.silabs.com> (NASDAQ: SLAB) today announced the acquisition of Micrium<http://www.micrium.com>, a leading supplier of real-time operating system (RTOS) software for the Internet of Things (IoT). This strategic acquisition helps simplify IoT design for all developers by combining a leading, commercial-grade embedded RTOS with Silicon Labs’ IoT expertise and solutions. Micrium’s RTOS and…

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