Atmel, Fingerprint Cards Partner on Touch Technology

San Jose, Calif. — Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, and Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC), a world leader in fingerprint verification solutions, today announced the two companies are jointly bringing the world’s best capacitive touchscreens and touch fingerprint area sensor technology to smart devices. There are many synergies between fingerprint…

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TTI Gets ISO 14001 Certification

TTI, Inc., the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the company has received ISO 14001 environmental certification, an international standard for processes and procedures that guide various aspects of the TTI environmental program. TTI has met the registration requirements of the ISO 14001 as part of our corporate commitment…

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GM Awards Bourns China Facility

Riverside, Calif. – Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced the company’s China, Xiamen facility has received the 2013-2014 Supplier Quality Excellence Award from General Motors (GM) China.  GM’s Supplier Quality Excellence Award recognizes key suppliers that have achieved outstanding performance on multiple levels of key performance indicators (KPIs) over the preceding 12 month period.  Bourns Xiamen Automotive Division supplies steering…

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RS Components Stocks ADI Blackfin DSPs

Beijing — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, is stocking the first DSPs in Analog Devices’ new power-efficient high-performance ADSP-BF70x Blackfin® family. The ADSP-BF70x Blackfin family is based on Analog’s new Blackfin+ core, which supports 16-bit and 32-bit fixed-point processing and offers many efficiency improvements.…

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Newark element14 Launches NFC Expansion Board

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 announces the global launch of a high-performance full NFC expansion board, EXPLORE-NFC, allowing users of Raspberry Pi to experiment and simply add NFC functionality to their designs. The new product supports all three NFC modes: Reader mode, Peer-to-Peer modes and Card Emulation standards. Based on the PN512 NFC solution from NXP Semiconductors, the…

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Bourns Awards Top European Distributor Partners

Riverside, Calif.- Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it acknowledged the company’s top performing distributors with its European Distributor Awards during an event at this year’s Electronica trade show held in Munich, Germany. Bourns developed the awards to recognize the outstanding contributions by its distributor channel partners over the past…

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