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APEC Product Roundup: BOM and Space Savers

APEC is a leading conference for power electronics that showcases the latest innovations in power products. The overriding themes at this year’s show are system cost reduction through integration and lower bill of materials (BOM); faster time to market and simplifying design. Power electronics manufacturers also are keenly focused on delivering higher efficiency and cutting…

Mouser Ships Renesas RX130 32-bit MCUs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the RX130 Group of 32-bit microcontrollers from Renesas Electronics. With a new capacitive touch IP with improved sensitivity and robustness, the RX130 microcontrollers are ideal for devices designed with nontraditional touch materials or required to operate in wet or dirty environments, such…

Renesas Showcases ADAS View Solution Kit

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced a new all-in-one Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) view solution kit. Expanding the success of the first-generation ADAS surround view kit that was launched on October 8, 2015, Renesas’ second-generation ADAS view solution kit with up to eight cameras realizes next-generation…

Renesas to Transfer Tsuruoka Factory to TDK

Tokyo, Japan – TDK Corporation (“TDK”, TSE: 6762), Renesas Electronics Corporation (“Renesas Electronics”, TSE: 6723), and Renesas Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (“Renesas Semiconductor Manufacturing”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Renesas Electronics, today announced that they signed a basic agreement on November 27, 2015 under which Renesas Semiconductor Manufacturing’s Tsuruoka Factory will be transferred to TDK.…

Renesas Fosters Partnerships for IoT

Renesas Electronics Corp. announced several key partnerships at this week’s developers conference, Renesas DevCon 2015, all designed to drive collaboration and development in the Internet of Things (IoT) market. The semiconductor manufacturer recently launched its IoT platform – Renesas Synergy Platform – that combines microcontrollers (MCUs), software and development/starter kits, addressing the key pain points…

IoT Fuels MCU Growth

Englewood, Colo. – Applications around the Internet of things (IoT), including connected cars, wearable electronics, and building automation, is fueling growth in the microcontroller (MCU) market. The MCU market for these and other IoT applications is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11 percent, from $1.7 billion in 2014 to…

Renesas IoT Platform Helps Drive Faster Innovation

Innovation is the name of the game in the world of electronics, particularly for nascent markets like the Internet of Things (IoT). But if a company can’t quickly develop a prototype, test it, and move it into production, it can quickly turn into a losing proposition, resulting in a loss of time, resources, and sales.…