Digi-Key Ships Cypress PSoC 6 BLE Pioneer Kit

Customers who opted in to be early adopters of the Cypress Semiconductor PSoC 6® BLE Pioneer Kit through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, will be seeing the product arrive at their doors shortly. The company has received their highly-anticipated stock and have begun processing and shipping customer pre-orders. Cypress’ PSoC 6 MCU is an IoT game changer.…

Allocation 2017: What’s Behind the Component Shortage

Component shortages are not just about increased demand. Any number of factors – production capacity, supply chain disruptions, obsolescence and technology migration – can contribute to product scarcity. For 2017 and 2018, supplier merger and acquisition (M&A) activity can be added to the causation list. Semiconductor and tech mergers reached an all-time high in 2016 and formed…

Stadium Group, Allied Sign Distribution Deal

Stadium Group, a leading provider of design-led connectivity solutions, power products, human machine interface and electronic assemblies, today announced a distribution agreement for the Americas region with Allied Electronics, a leading high-service authorized distributor of industrial automation products, electronic components, and electromechanical products. The agreement covers the distribution by Allied Electronics of a wide range…

Avnet Partners with Industry Leaders for IIoT

Mocana, the leading provider of IoT security solutions for industrial control systems (ICS) and the Internet of Things (IoT), announced a partnership with Avnet, Xilinx, Infineon Technologies and Microsoft to introduce an integrated, high-assurance industrial IoT system that meets the latest cybersecurity standards. The system is comprised of advanced hardware and software built on the…

Mouser Signs Distribution Agreement with Rigado

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with Rigado to distribute Rigado’s wireless modules, development kits, and gateways. Rigado’s suite of edge connectivity solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) enable engineers to easily design, deploy and scale low-energy wireless architectures,…

Nokia, Bosch Partner for Industrial IoT

Espoo, Finland – Nokia and Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions GmbH have announced a strategic partnership to enable enterprises and Communications Service Providers to more easily deploy industrial IoT solutions from sensors through to applications. Initial work will focus on asset tracking, predictive maintenance and environmental monitoring use cases, with the companies currently doing several…

Semiconductor Sales On Pace For Record Year

The semiconductor industry has every reason to be optimistic for the rest of the year. Global semiconductor sales registered their highest-ever quarterly sales increase during Q3 to $107.9 billion; and optoelectronics, sensors, actuators and discretes (OSD) are on track to set record-high annual revenues in 2017. The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported global Q3 chip sales…

Mouser Inks Global Deal With Helium

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with Helium, a provider of simple, secure, scalable Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity. Helium reduces total IoT costs of operations through easy-to-deploy, low-cost hardware that offers scalability and security. The…

Avnet Joins IoT M2M Council

To help expedite Internet of Things (IoT) technology deployment, Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC). The IMC’s 25,000 rank-and-file members are comprised of enterprise users, OEMs, and applications developers from numerous vertical markets around the globe, making it the largest organization serving the IoT sector, and uniquely positioned…

LoRa Alliance Releases New LoRaWAN Spec

The LoRa Alliance™, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN™ standard for internet of things (IoT) low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), released its latest technical specifications to kick off the organization’s 9th All Members Meeting (AMM) taking place in Suzhou, China and hosted by ZTE. New features in the latest specification releases include roaming and…