Newark element14 Expands Freedom Development Platform

Chicago, Ill. – Global electronics distributor Newark element14 today announces the addition of a new NXP® low-cost development platform to its extensive portfolio of products for the Internet of Things (IoT). The FRDM-KW40Z is enabled by the Kinetis® W series KW40Z/30Z/20Z (KW40Z) family and is ideal for applications in the IoT space, including home automation, building automation and healthcare. Built on the ARM® Cortex®-M0+ processor,…

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IMI Labs Offers New Materials Service to IC Makers

San Jose, Calif. – Intermolecular, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMI), the trusted partner for advanced materials innovation, today announced IMI Labs for Semiconductor, a materials innovation service to help semiconductor companies explore, discover and characterize new materials. With IMI Labs, semiconductor manufacturers now have broad access to Intermolecular’s experimentation platform, materials expertise and data to accelerate materials decisions…

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ST, Qualcomm Collaborate on Sensors for Mobile Devices

Geneva – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced that Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, intends to add software support for ST’s inertial sensor solutions including its award-winning iNEMO™ inertial module. The Companies expect that the support will enable the rapid introduction of…

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Mouser Stocks BeagleBone Green Wireless

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the BeagleBone Green Wireless, a Linux-based development board from BeagleBoard.org and Seeed Studio. The BeagleBone Green Wireless is the first board in the BeagleBone community to feature a wireless connection, boasting both 2.4GHz Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth® 4.1 low energy connectivity in place of the BeagleBone Green’s Ethernet connection.…

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NKK Switches Appoints Western Regional Sales Manager

Scottsdale, Ariz. – NKK Switches today announced the appointment of Trey Wilson as Western Regional Sales Manager for the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switching devices. The move aligns with the company’s commitment to deliver enhanced service to its customers at a local level. Wilson will be responsible for managing relationships with company accounts…

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Bose Extends Partnership with Flex

Framingham, Mass. — Today, Bose Corporation, a US-based multinational company and global leader in audio systems, and Flex, a global leader in manufacturing, announced they’ve reached an agreement to expand their existing strategic partnership.  As part of the new agreement, ownership and operation of Bose’s manufacturing and development operations in San Luis, Mexico and Penang, Malaysia will transfer to Flex,…

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Biometric Sensor Market to Reach $1.83B

The global Biometric Sensor Market size is expected to reach USD 1.83 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Technological proliferation and increasing demand in commercial buildings, consumer electronics, and banking applications are expected to drive the market growth. The development of advanced multimodal techniques for biometric authentication and recognition techniques, which employ…

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RS Components Adds FTDI USB Interface ICs

Sydney – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc(LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced availability of a duo of compact dual- and quad-channel hi-speed USB interface ICs with accompanying hardware from FTDI Chip. These devices are new versions of FTDI’s well-known FT2232H and FT4232H ICs, which are designed to provide engineers with a large range of I/O options…

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Future Adds Microsemi SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs

Pointe Claire, Canada – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, recently announced immediate shipping availability of SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs from Microsemi. SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs offers more resources in low density devices with the lowest power, proven security and exceptional reliability. These flash SoC FPGA devices are…

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