Semtech Names New Exec

Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced the appointment of Charles B. Ammann as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Ammann succeeds Randall H. Holliday, who has announced his retirement. “I am pleased to have a seasoned executive and legal professional of Chuck’s caliber join Semtech’s…

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Molex Products Support MXC Interface

Molex Incorporated today announced that its VersaBeam™ expanded beam ferrule technology and single-mode silicon photonic active optical products will support the new MXC* fiber optic interface.  These and other Molex high-speed, high-density data transmission technologies will be featured at booth 3863, OFC 2014 being held March 11-13 in San Francisco. Molex joins a user community…

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Element14 Expands Microchip Offering

 Element14 has announced its expansion of its Microchip portfolio of products of kits for development and lighting.  Microchip is a leading provider of analogue, RF and microcontroller devices for rapid time-to-market for diverse applications such as industrial automation, consumer electronics, medical and lighting. “We are delighted with our partnership with element14 which enables us to support…

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Tablets, Smartphones Drive Demand for Image Sensors

London — Consumer demand for high-quality imaging capabilities, enhanced viewing experience, and power saving capabilities in cell phones, tablets, and industrial machine vision will lend momentum to the global optical and image sensors market. Evolving opportunities in the automotive, security and medical sectors will further drive the development of high-performance, high-priced sensors with features such…

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Hillcrest, Bosch Sensortec Collaborate on Sensor Hub Solution

San Francisco, Calif. — Hillcrest Labs (“Hillcrest”) and Bosch Sensortec today announced a partnership to launch a new sensor solution for head-mounted displays (HMDs). The BNO070 solution includes Hillcrest’s SH-1 sensor hub software running on Bosch Sensortec’s 9-axis system in package (SiP), which features an accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, and a 32-bit microcontroller in a single…

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