Global LED Market to Reach $42.7B by 2020

Portland, Oregon — According to a new market research report by Allied Market Research titled, “Global Light Emitting Diode (LED) Market (Technology, Application and Geography), 2013 – 2020” the global LED (chips and components) market is forecast to reach $42.7 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 13.5% from 2014 to 2020. Asia Pacific commands dominance of the LED…

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RS Components Stocks Vision Sensor Inspection Kit

Wellington, New Zealand — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced exclusive availability of a new vision sensor inspection kit that enables the user to perform high-speed part inspection and quality assurance across diverse applications, such as sorting systems, assembly verification, alignment and rotation checking, and size and…

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TSMC 28HPC Process in Volume Production

Hsinchu, Taiwan — TSMC today announced its 28-nanometer High Performance Compact (28HPC) process is in volume production, making it the most power- and cost-efficient solution among all 28-nanometer technologies in the foundry segment. The achievement of this milestone demonstrates TSMC’s commitment to providing industry-leading technology for customers looking to tap power and performance benefits in cost-effective SoC…

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Mouser Stocking Murata AMR Magnetic Switch Sensors

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the AMR Magnetic Switch Sensors from Murata. Considered more reliable and robust than Hall Effect IC’s or reed switches, Murata’s AMR (Anisotropic Magneto Resistance) Magnetic Switch Sensors contain no mechanical components, and have higher detection sensitivity and a wider detection area than their competitive counterparts. Available in both high…

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Digi-Key Signs Global Pact With Inventek

Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, and Inventek Systems, a full-service modular solutions provider of Wi-Fi, BT, BTLE, NFC, GPS, Combo-Radios, Broadcom WICED platforms and Antennas for embedded Connectivity and IoT-ready applications, today announced a global distribution agreement. Inventek’s entire product line is now available for immediate delivery on…

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Micromem Taps Flextronics to Build Lab-on-a-Chip

Toronto, Canada — Micromem Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Micromem”) (CSE:MRM) (OTCBB:MMTIF) through its wholly owned subsidiary Micromem Applied Sensor Technologies Inc. (MAST), announces they have contracted with Flextronics International Ltd. (“Flextronics”) http://www.flextronics.com/), a Tier 1 automotive end-to-end supply chain solutions provider. Under the terms of the agreement Flextronics will be granted worldwide exclusivity to manufacture and…

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SMIC Develops 38nm NAND Process Technology

Shanghai — Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) announced the readiness of 38nm NAND Flash process technology, making it the only foundry to manufacture NAND products for its customers. This process platform has been independently developed in its entirety by SMIC. With this offering, SMIC leads the way in serving the growing…

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TI Enhances Digital Power Ecosystem

Houston, Tex. — Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today enhanced a third-party ecosystem of digital power hardware and software tools as well as development services. This ecosystem allows digital power design engineers who use TI’s broad portfolio of C2000™ microcontrollers (MCUs) to develop their systems quickly and easily. The members of the ecosystem include Altair, MathWorks and Powersim. Each company…

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