Sager Electronics to Acquire Technical Power Systems

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. – Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, today announced it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Technical Power Systems (TPS), a specialist in the production of custom battery assemblies headquartered in Lisle, Illinois. Sager Electronics President Frank Flynn, stated,…

LocatorX Selects NoiseFigure Research for Miniature Atomic Clock Chip Design

ATLANTA/PRNewswire/ — LocatorX, a technology company developing accurate, inexpensive and flexible tracking technology, today announced that NoiseFigure Research, an ultra-high-speed digital circuit design firm, has been selected to develop the MEMS magnetic actuator for LocatorX's solid state miniature atomic clock. Once complete, the actuator can be added to integrated circuits as control logic for accurate, inexpensive,…

Chip Security Emerges a Hot Topic in the Supply Chain

AspenCore Media has taken a deep dive into the question of Where Security Meets Privacy in the 21st Century. Included in this Special Project are: Sitting at the Crossroads of Cybersecurity and Privacy, Designing Hardware for Data Privacy, and Facial Recognition: The Ugly Truth. For electronics OEMs, ensuring that the semiconductor chips that they source…

GlobalFoundaries and Soitec Announce Multiple Long-term SOI Wafer Supply Agreements to Meet Accelerating Demand in 5G, IoT and Data Center

Santa Clara, Calif. and  Bernin (Grenoble) , France,  GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF) and Soitec today announced that they have signed multiple long-term supply agreements for 300mm silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafers to secure the high-volume supply to meet the growing demand from GF customers for its differentiated radio-frequency-silicon-on-insulator (RF-SOI), fully-depleted-silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) and silicon photonics technology platforms. The agreements, which take effect immediately, build…

Huawei Block May Make U.S. Stumble

SAN FRANCISCO — Despite Huawei’s bluster and assertions by its founder that the U.S. has underestimated the Chinese telecommunications giant, the short- to medium-term impact of being cut off from the supply of U.S. chips and other components is likely to be severe, with some observers going so far as questioning whether Huawei can remain…

RFMW Ltd. Announces Distribution Agreement with Hirose Electric

San Jose, California:  RFMW announced a distribution agreement with Hirose Electric (Hirose) effective immediately. Under the agreement, RFMW will support Hirose’s extensive product offering with a focus on their RF and microwave components portfolio including attenuators, terminators, dividers and directional couplers equipped with standard SMA/BNC/N coaxial connectors. RFMW is a specialized distributor providing customers and…

Summer School for Buyers: HDI & Auto Design

Today’s automotive industry is changing at an incredibly fast pace, moving from combustion engine-based designs with human drivers to driverless, electronics-based systems. This automotive transformation presents some clear electronic design challenges in the inevitable shift toward the design and production of semi- and fully autonomous vehicles.  At the electronic component level, miniaturization will be achieved…

Future Electronics Now Carries Microchip’s New PolarFire FPGA Imaging and Video Kit

Montreal, Canada – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Microchip’s new PolarFire FPGA imaging and video development kit. The new PolarFire FPGA imaging and video solution  from Microchip Technology Inc. delivers the high-performance computing, memory and connectivity resources that today’s designers require for a wide…