Electronics Makers’ New Mantra: Change, Change, Change

Electronics manufacturers are resigned to the stark reality that 2016 and the next several years will be marked more by restructuring, operational adjustments and management upheavals than strong growth. Across the industry, electronics firms are retooling everything for a vaguely defined “digital future” that everyone says requires a new growth strategy, a different set of…

Mouser Stocks Hexiwear Open Source IoT Platform

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now offering Hexiwear wearable platform products from MikroElektronika. Completely open source and developed in partnership with NXP, the Hexiwear device incorporates a low-power NXP Kinetis K64 microcontroller, Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) and wireless connectivity, and six onboard sensors into a compact wearable form factor for developers who need a complete Internet…

Newark element14 Expands Freedom Development Platform

Chicago, Ill. – Global electronics distributor Newark element14 today announces the addition of a new NXP® low-cost development platform to its extensive portfolio of products for the Internet of Things (IoT). The FRDM-KW40Z is enabled by the Kinetis® W series KW40Z/30Z/20Z (KW40Z) family and is ideal for applications in the IoT space, including home automation, building automation and healthcare. Built on the ARM® Cortex®-M0+ processor,…

Mouser Stocks NXP NTAG I2C Plus NFC Tags

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the NT3H2x11 NTAG I2C plus family of connected near-field communication (NFC) tags from NXP® Semiconductors. The NTAG I2C plus family is the latest development of NXP NFC tags, combining a passive NFC interface and a contact I2C interfaces together with a non-volatile memory. Designed to enable NFC in home-automation…