Hunter Tech Receives IPC QML

IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to Hunter Technology Corp., an electronics design and manufacturing services firm based in Milpitas, Calif. The facility successfully completed an intensive audit based on two of IPC’s foremost standards: IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610,…

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RS Inks Deal with Adapteva

Wellington, New Zealand — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has signed a significant distribution agreement with Adapteva, producer of the innovative Epiphany multicore coprocessor and developer of the popular Parallella-16 board. The partnership will bring the Parallella board directly to customers in Europe and Asia, which comprise…

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Lithium Battery Transport Rules Govern Drone Tech

Washington — As Unmanned Aerial Vehicles  – or drones – become more commercially available and the list of industries utilizing the technology expands, companies should be aware of the stringent transportation regulations applicable to the lithium ion batteries that power virtually every UAV. These transportation regulations address the packaging, testing and size limitations (in Watt-hours and…

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ON & Transphorm Partner on GaN

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), driving energy efficient innovations, and power conversion specialist Transphorm have announced a newly formed partnership to co-develop and co-market gallium nitride (GaN) based products and power system solutions for a variety of high voltage applications in the industrial, computing, telecom and networking sectors. This strategic partnership leverages strengths inherent in both…

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Toshiba Launches Online Design Tool

Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has announced an online design tool that helps engineers to analyse the performance of components for the power stages of embedded designs and improve overall system effectiveness and efficiency. The Toshiba Semiconductor Web Simulator enables users to simulate MOSFET performance under various voltage and temperature conditions, and to analyse their switching…

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Newark element14 Expands Atmel Xplained Portfolio

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has launched the Arduino UNO Click Shield, along with a host of click boards and accessories, for the Atmel SAMA5D3 Xplained, a low-cost, rapid prototyping and evaluation platform featuring the ARM Cortex A5-based SAMA5D36 microprocessor. These accessories feature low-power operation and a small footprint, ideal for quick and easy implementation with development kits. The Arduino UNO…

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Microsemi Unveils Timberwolf Chip with AcuEdge Acoustic Tech

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today introduced the first product in its new Timberwolf family. Powered by Microsemi’s AcuEdge™ acoustic technology, the ZL38040 delivers best-in-class high definition (HD) voice communication solutions for the enterprise hands-free speakerphone markets. Microsemi’s ZL38040 is a…

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Mouser to Sponsor Anti-Counterfeit Parts Symposium

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading engineering resource and global authorized distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it will be a major sponsor of the SAE International Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference and the Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Symposium, occurring this week on September 23-25 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mouser is a Platinum level sponsor of…

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RS Components Offers Siemens Modular PLC

Singapore — RS Components <http://sg.rs-online.com/>; (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc <http://www.electrocomponents.com/>; (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced that, fromOctober 2014, the popular Simatic S7-200 programmable logic controller (PLC) <http://sg.rs-online.com/web/c/automation-control-gear/plcs-hmi-data-acquisition/plc-cpus/?searchTerm=siemens> from Siemens is to be discontinued and fully replaced by the new generation Micro-SPS Simatic S7-1200 controller, which offers significant price and performance advantages over the…

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