Tyco Joins the Industrial Internet Consortium

Neuhausen, Switzerland — Tyco (NYSE: TYC) today announced that it has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the nonprofit organization launched last month to catalyze and coordinate the priorities and enabling technologies of the Industrial Internet. “We are excited to be an early member of this visionary group,” said George Oliver, Tyco’s Chief Executive Officer. “As the…

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Electric Imp, Murata Partner to Produce WiFi Modules

Los Altos, Calif. – Electric Imp today announced a strategic relationship with Murata to produce and sell its next generation WiFi enabled connectivity module. The collaboration brings together two of the foremost companies in their respective sectors. Electric Imp is an innovative and powerful Internet of Things-based service platform that makes it simple to connect devices to the Internet. Murata is a worldwide electronics leader in…

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RS Offers Touchscreen Display Starter Kits for Raspberry Pi

Singapore — RS Components (http://singapore.rs-online.com/web) (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (http://www.electrocomponents.com) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced availability of two touchscreen display starter kits for the Raspberry Pi (http://singapore.rs-online.com/web/generalDisplay.html?id=raspberrypi), which provide a quick and easy wiring interface and are ideal for creating portable and low…

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SMIC Appoints New GM for SMIC Japan

Shanghai — Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”, NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China’s largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, announced today that Hiroshi Ogawa was appointed as General Manager of SMIC Japan Corporation. Mr. Ogawa received his degree in Commerce from Waseda University and has many years of experience in the semiconductor business. He has engaged in a broad spectrum of…

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RFMW Supports TriQuint WLAN Front End Module

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for a 5 GHz, 802.11 a/n/ac compliant WLAN Front End Module (FEM) from TriQuint. The TQP8080 combines an LNA with bypass mode and a PA with integrated power detector through an SPDT T/R switch. Optimized for next generation WLAN integration, the TriQuint TQP8080 provides outstanding stable performance across temperature and voltage range due…

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FCI Completes PwrBlade+ Joint Qualifications

Singapore — FCI, a leading supplier of connectors and interconnect systems, is proud to announce the PwrBlade+™ power connector has completed its long-term reliability tests when cross-mated with the TE Connectivity Multi-Beam XLE connector series. All tests were performed by Contech Research, a leading independent reliability test lab. PwrBlade+™ is a modular AC/DC power distribution connector designed for demanding PCB…

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Rochester Electronics Re-introduces Intel 8XC196 MCUs

Newburyport, Mass. – Rochester Electronics is a fully-authorized continuing source for the Intel 8XC196 Family of microcontrollers. Introduced in 1982 as the Intel MCS-96 Family, these MCUs are most commonly used in motor control, modem, printer and pattern recognition applications within embedded systems. In 2007, Intel discontinued this family of microcontrollers, at which point Rochester Electronics…

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