Tariffs Advance U.S. Tech Goals in China, Experts Say

Editor’s Note: This is the first of two articles examining the impact of tariffs — positive and negative–on the electronics industry. It feels like the U.S.-China tariff-and-trade war has been waging so long we’ve forgotten how it started, but its goals remain the same. The Trump administration is pressuring China to change its behavior toward…

double ordering

Double Ordering of Electronic Components Hits ‘All-Time High’

Although the electronics supply chain has been dancing around the issue of double ordering for several quarters, a recent Morgan Stanley report finds there’s been a “significant uptick” in double ordering that has extended component lead times even further. Evidence of double ordering also has analysts questioning the sustainability of the current component-demand upcycle. “To…

Analog Devices Acquires Symeo

Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), today announced the acquisition of Symeo GmbH, a privately held company based in Munich, Germany that specializes in RADAR hardware and software for emerging autonomous automotive and industrial applications. Symeo’s innovative signal processing algorithms will enable ADI to offer customers a RADAR platform with significant improvements in angular accuracy and resolution. “With…

Mouser Stocks Bluetooth WICED Evaluation Boards

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the EZ-BT™ WICED dual-mode module evaluation board and the EZ-BLE™ WICED module evaluation board from Cypress Semiconductor. Designed to evaluate Cypress’ Bluetooth® Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) modules, the evaluation boards allow engineers to develop fully certified, fully programmable Bluetooth Smart and Bluetooth Smart Ready devices…

Digi-Key Offers Ametherm Glass-Encapsulated Thermistors

Ametherm today announced that its DG series of glass-encapsulated thermistors for high-accuracy temperature sensing in automotive and industrial applications is now in stock at Digi-Key. Hermetically sealed DG series devices eliminate errors in resistance readings due to moisture penetration while offering high operating temperatures and a compact size. Ametherm’s glass-encapsulated DG series provides designers with faster, more accurate,…

Aeronautics Buys Chassis Plans

Chassis Plans (www.chassis-plans.com) has been acquired by Aeronautics Ltd of Israel (https://aeronautics-sys.com). Chassis Plans’ rugged and custom solutions for computer hardware and displays will provide Aeronautics with complete end to end solutions for its integrated products in the US and throughout its global operations. “In return, this acquisition gives Chassis Plans access to Aeronautics’ global…

H+K LVDT Sensors Available for Purchase Online

Hoffmann + Krippner announces a new product addition to their redesigned, user-friendly online shop. In addition to Sensofoil linear and rotary membrane potentiometers, cleanroom / medical keyboards and emPC A/RPI Industrial PCs, the shop now features inelta LVDT linear displacement sensors. The new online inelta portfolio ranges from standard and miniature displacement sensors to sensors…

TTI Signs Franchise Deal with ITT’s Cannon and Veam Brands

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, has announced that it has signed a franchise distribution agreement with ITT for their Cannon and VEAM brands covering the whole Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) region. ITT is a leading global manufacturer of connector products serving international customers in the aerospace and defense, transportation, industrial…