Micrel to Exhibit Automotive, Industrial Solutions for EU Markets

Micrel, Inc. (Nasdaq:MCRL), an industry leader in high performance analog and high-speed mixed signal, LAN, and timing and communications solutions, today announced that it will be previewing a comprehensive line of IC solutions aimed at the growing industrial and automotive markets in Europe at Electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany. The trade show will be held Nov. 11 -14th, at…

Micrel, SMS Partner on ADAS Camera

Micrel, Inc. (Nasdaq:MCRL), an industry leader in high performance linear and power solutions, LAN and timing and communications solutions, and Silicon Micro Systems, SMS, a state-of-the-art optical and micro mechanical sensor systems manufacturer, today announced a brand new HDR-CMOS Megapixel Ethernet Camera for Automotive and Industrial systems.  The production-ready camera is designed and manufactured by camera…

Electronica 2014: IoT Is a Key Innovation Driver

Electronic component manufacturers and distributors are getting ready to converge at Electronica 2014, November 11-14, in Munich, Germany. One of the biggest topics of discussion at the show will be the Internet of Things (IoT) and its huge growth potential for the electronics industry ranging from networked medical devices to smart homes and connected vehicles.…

RS Components Stocks Industrial Duracell Battery

Wellington, New Zealand — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers, is stocking the newly named and new-look ‘Industrial by Duracell’ high-performance battery range. Formerly marketed under the Procell name, the market-leading range of Duracell industrial alkaline batteries now builds on the company’s well-known brand name while emphasising…

Vishay Combines Proximity, Ambient Light Sensing

Malvern, Pa. — The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. offers a new AEC-Q101-qualified, fully integrated proximity and ambient light optical sensor with an industry-high operating temperature range to +105 °C. The VCNL4020X01 combines an IR emitter, a photo-pin-diode for proximity, an ambient light detector, a signal processing IC, and a 16-bit ADC in one small 4.8…

Industrial Electronics Chip Market Set to Grow 11%

El Segundo, Calif. — The industrial electronics chip market rebounded in 2013 with revenue growth of nine percent, reaching $32.8 billion, after falling five percent in 2012, according to a report from IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS). These chips are used in a variety of applications, including medical electronics, factory automation, energy distribution and generation, building and home control,…

Linear Tech Delivers High-Efficiency Buck Converter

Milpitas, Calif. — Linear Technology offers the LTC3638, a 140-V input-capable high efficiency buck converter that delivers up to 250mA of continuous output current.  It operates from an input voltage range of 4V to 140V, which makes it suitable for telecom, industrial, avionic and automotive applications. The devices are available in industrial, automotive, and military…