Industry Leaders Launch Consortium to Drive IoT Standards

Santa Clara, Calif. – Technology industry leaders – Atmel, Broadcom, Dell, Intel, Samsung Electronics, and Wind River – have joined together to form a new industry consortium to develop a connectivity framework that is open, secure and manageable for the products that make up the Internet of Things (IoT). The focus of the Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) is to define a common…

IoT and Wearables Spurring Supply Chain Momentum

Earlier this month, COMPUTEX 2014 in Taipei, Taiwan, was  proof positive that the dawn of wearable computing and a next level of ubiquity is here. From the trade show floor to keynotes and casual conversations throughout the week, the momentum and commitment to real progress for wearables was clear all along the semiconductor and electronics…

Intel Partners With Rockchip

Intel Corporation today announced it has entered into a strategic agreement with Rockchip to expand the breadth of and accelerate the rate at which it brings its Intel® architecture and communications-based solutions to market for a range of entry-level Android* tablets worldwide. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will deliver an Intel-branded…

Global Semiconductor Sales Grow 5% in 2013

El Segundo, Calif. —Led by memory chip sales, global semiconductor revenue increased 5.0 percent in 2013, according to the latest research from IHS Technology. Total semiconductor revenue reached $318.1 billion in 2013, up from $303.1 billion in 2012. Last year’s growth “reversed the disappointing 2.4 percent loss of 2012, when revenue contracted from $310.6 billion in 2011,”…

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…

KLA-Tencor Earns Intel Supplier Award

Milpitas, Calif. — KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC), has been recognized as one of 18 companies receiving Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2013. It has demonstrated industry-leading commitment across all critical focus areas on which they are measured: quality, cost, availability, technology, customer service, labor and ethics systems and environmental…

Intel Outlines China Plans

As the computing industry landscape undergoes rapid transformation, Intel Corporation CEO Brian Krzanich today outlined the company’s plans to build upon its nearly 30-year history in China, and collaborate with the growing technology ecosystem, particularly in Shenzhen, to accelerate new innovation and reshape the computing industry. During his keynote, Krzanich discussed how Intel and the…

Altera and Intel Expand Fab Pact

Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) and Intel Corporation today announced their collaboration on the development of multi-die devices that leverage Intel’s world-class package and assembly capabilities and Altera’s leading-edge programmable logic technology. The collaboration is an extension of the foundry relationship between Altera and Intel, in which Intel is manufacturing Altera’s Stratix® 10 FPGAs and SoCs…