New Electronic Components Tout Power and Space Savings

Here’s a look at some of the newest electronic components aimed at the portable, mobile and wearable markets – all expected to have good solid growth over the next several years. For example, ABI Research expects 1.25 billion smartphones to ship in 2014 and forecasts smartphone shipments to pass the 2 billion mark in 2018.…

Intersil Delivers Single-Chip PMIC for Smartphones

Milpitas, Calif. – Intersil Corporation has introduced the single-chip ISL98611 display power and LED driver for smartphones. The company touts the ISL98611 as the first power management IC that integrates the display power and backlight LED driver functions in a single chip, improving efficiency of both functions to increase smartphone battery life by an hour…

Intersil Names Wendelken Head of Global Sales

Intersil Corporation (ISIL), has announced the appointment of Roger Wendelken as senior vice president of worldwide sales effective immediately. Mr. Wendelken brings valuable experience managing global sales organizations, increasing market share in key accounts and developing and growing distribution channels. “Intersil has a strong technical heritage and a growing portfolio of differentiated products,” said Necip…