NKK Switches, GSA Announce Partnership

Scottsdale, Ariz. – Effective Wednesday, June 1, NKK Switches will provide enhanced professional and technical sales representation to key customers in the Northeast and South Atlantic Regions of the U.S. through a new partnership with the GSA Organization (GSA). GSA provides professional and technical sales representation for world-class electronic and electrical product manufacturers throughout the…

Richardson RFPD, Astrodyne TDI Sign Distribution Deal

Mansfield, Mass. — Astrodyne TDI, a global leader in the design and manufacture of EMI and RFI power line filters, has recently partnered with Geneva, IL-based Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Company, to offer its line of filter products worldwide. With 35 locations across the globe, Richardson RFPD is a specialized electronic component distributor providing design engineers with technical expertise…

Netlist, Samsung Form Partnership for Storage Memory

Irvine, Calif.– Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), today announced that it has entered into a five year Joint Development and License Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., to produce a new class of NVDIMM-P (NV-P) memory solutions based on Samsung’s industry leading NAND Flash and DRAM, and Netlist’s pioneering work on HyperVault®. The companies will work to create a standardized product interface to…

Applied DNA, Hi-Rel Group Partner on SigNature DNA

Stony Brook, N.Y. – Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN) (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based supply-chain, anti-counterfeiting and anti-theft technology, product genotyping and product authentication solutions, has partnered with Hi-Rel Group, a leading manufacturer of highly specialized metal components for the microelectronic packaging industry, to offer SigNature®DNA-marked hermetic lids and support components to manufacturers of…

Open-Silicon Partners With Silicon Catalyst

Milpitas, Calif. – Open-Silicon, a system optimized ASIC solution provider, announced today a partnership with Silicon Catalyst, the world’s first incubator for semiconductor solution start-ups. Open-Silicon has joined forces with Silicon Catalyst to enable semiconductor start-ups to increase silicon innovation rates and pursue big ideas. New semiconductor start-ups face challenges including fierce competition for funding, expensive…

Partnership to Drive Mass Production of Flexible AMOLED Displays

FlexEnable, a developer of flexible organic electronics, has partnered with display maker Chunghwa Picture Tube (CPT) to drive market adoption and growth of flexible AMOLED displays. Building on FlexEnable’s series of flexible AMOLED demonstrators, the two companies have manufactured a glass-free, full-color, flexible AMOLED display leveraging FlexEnable’s low-temperature process for plastic transistors and CPT’s RGB…

Spansion, XMC to Jointly Develop 3D NAND

Sunnyvale, Calif. — Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems solutions, and XMC, China’s fastest growing 300mm semiconductor foundry, today announced that the two companies will work together to develop and manufacture 3D NAND technology. The companies have signed development and cross-licensing agreements. According to TechNavio, 3D NAND is expected to grow at a…

Microsemi, ST Collaborate on IoT

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its collaboration with STMicroelectronics on a new electric vehicle car charger solution using Microsemi’s innovative PLC line driver. This is the first of several solutions targeting systems architects and designers who develop solutions for…

MegaChips, Bosch SensorTec Partner on Fitness Tracking

CES, Las Vegas – MegaChips Corporation today announced a partnership with Bosch Sensortec to provide a complete reference design for use in smartphones, wearables and other personal devices allowing consumers to monitor their activities in real time. Available today, the reference design provides both context and location awareness for health, fitness and indoor navigation monitoring…

Greenvity, Mitsumi Deliver Smart Outdoor Lights

Milpitas, Calif. – Greenvity Communications and Mitsumi Electric have expanded their collaborative relationship to include development and manufacturing of a complete Internet of Things (IoT) turnkey solution with cloud and mobile apps for low voltage LED lights in outdoor applications. LED lighting OEMs and ODMs can transform conventional low-voltage outdoor lights into energy-efficient smart lights with controllability for turning on/off,…