Mouser Stocks Qorvo QPL7210 Receive Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the QPL7210 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi® LNA receive module from Qorvo. Designed for IEEE 802.11b/g/n/ac WLAN devices, Wi-Fi consumer equipment, routers or gateways, Qorvo’s fully integrated QPL7210 front-end module provides an exceptional wireless RF solution for connecting…

S3 Refocuses Custom Chip Business; Promises BOM Savings

S3 Semiconductors (S3semi), the custom semiconductor business of the S3 Group, is refocusing its strategy to provide a design-to-delivery custom chip service for industrial and communications OEMs. Rather than just deliver design services and intellectual property (IP), the company said it will now focus on converting electronic systems and boards into mixed-signal ICs and delivering…

RS Components Adds Molex USB Type-C Connector

Singapore – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has augmented its growing range of USB-C solutions with Molex’s new USB-C connector and complement of cable assemblies, which targets a wide range of electronics applications in consumer markets as well as automation and control systems, automotive and telecoms and…

Moxa Offers Industrial IoT 4G LTE Kit

Brea, Calif. — Moxa, a leading manufacturer of communications and networking equipment for industrial automation, is now offering system integrators and OEM machine builders an extremely cost-effective and flexible solution to connect sensors and devices to a management platform or database over 4G LTE wireless networks. Now available in North and South America, the new Moxa…

True IoT Security Requires Hardware Solution

Security is a major concern throughout today’s electronics industry. The predicted mass-adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, with the possibility of 50 billion items, all connected to the Internet, and all vulnerable to external attack, is a big part of this. But the potential problems go further: the infrastructure that makes up the Internet…

TI Speeds Up Power Supply Design

Dallas, Tex. – The race to bring new products to market faster just got a little easier for power supply designers, particularly for time-constrained engineers who often have to work under tight deadlines and are faced with complex design requirements. Texas Instruments (TI) has released three new advanced tools in its online WEBENCH Power Designer that…

CTIA: Spectrum Generates $400B Per Year in the U.S.

Every so often the licensing of spectrum — the radio frequencies that carry  wireless communications — becomes a battle between the “haves” and “have nots.” As  the report “Mobile Broadband Spectrum: A Vital Resource for the American Economy” notes, spectrum is a finite resource that is in high demand in the mobile industry. Spectrum licensed to U.S.…