Sony to Buy Toshiba CMOS Image Sensor Business

Tokyo, Japan — Based on the memorandum of understanding entered into between Sony Corporation (“Sony”) and Toshiba Corporation (“Toshiba”) on October 28, 2015, the parties today announced that they have signed definitive agreements to transfer to Sony and to Sony Semiconductor Corporation (“SCK”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony, certain Toshiba-owned semiconductor fabrication facilities, equipment and…

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STMicro STM32F410 MCU Series Enters Production

STMicroelectronics’ STM32F410 microcontrollers of the STM32F4 Access Line, now entering volume production and supported by the new NUCLEO-F410RB development board, establish a smaller, lower-power and lower-cost entry point to the high-performance STM32 F4 series. The STM32F410 features the ARM® Cortex®-M4F core, giving performance of 125 DMIPS and 339 EEMBC® CoreMark® at 100MHz. Power-conscious STM32 Dynamic Efficiency™ features such as ST’s ART Accelerator™[1] and voltage scaling…

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Newark element14 Stocks Microchip Power Monitor Demo Board

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has added the Microchip MCP39F511 Power Monitor Demonstration Board, a fully functional single-phase power and energy monitor, to its product portfolio. The system measures active and reactive power and energy, RMS current and voltage, line frequency and other quantities to meet an industry-wide initiative for improved power management schemes and advanced application…

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Harwin Awards Digi-Key

Thief River Falls, Minn. – Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced it has received Harwin’s Global Distributor of the Year Award. In Harwin’s latest complete financial year, the company increased worldwide sales of Harwin products by over 50%. “We are honored to be given this…

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Mouser, UDOO Sign Global Distribution Deal

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced a distribution agreement with UDOO to distribute the company’s six single-board computers (SBCs) to Mouser customers around the world. These SBCs are ideal for prototyping applications requiring multimedia capabilities and high levels of parallel computing, maintaining the performance and low-power advantages of the processors. The boards provide a flexible environment that helps…

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Kemet Intros Reliability Testing for Polymer Electrolytic Capacitors

Greenville, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, introduced its new KO-CAP® Reliability Assessment method, the first of its kind for polymer electrolytic capacitors. The T540 and T541 Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Series are the only polymer electrolytic capacitors available today with failure rate options defined by this innovative testing criteria. Developed as a result of over ten years of…

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