ROHM Demos Automotive Exterior Lighting Solutions

ROHM Semiconductor is proud to present its innovative LED solutions for Automotive applications at the world’s leading show for electronics, electronica in Munich (Nov. 8-11, 2016/Hall A5-Booth 542). For lighting LEDs offer numerous advantages such as longer life time, higher reliability and power efficiency over traditional solutions. Additionally they allow for more accuracy and brightness…

TTI Signs Distribution Deal with Rohm

TTI, Inc., the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, announced today that the company has entered into an authorized distribution partnership with Rohm Semiconductor. Rohm’s world-class product portfolio that includes leading edge silicon carbide MOSFETs and Schottky barrier diodes, sensors, optoelectronics, and power management ICs is now available, and typically in…

ROHM Bets on Digital Power with Powervation Acquisition

ROHM Co., Ltd., a global analog power IC manufacturer, has acquired Powervation Ltd., a privately-held digital power IC manufacturer for approximately $70 million, in an all-cash transaction.  The acquisition is expected to significantly expand ROHM’s market position in the digital power solutions market as analog technologies continue to be displaced by digital power. ROHM is…

ROHM Optimizes Automotive System Power Supplies for MCUs

Santa Clara, Calif. — ROHM Semiconductor has developed system power supplies optimized for high-performance microcontrollers (MCUs) in a variety of automotive systems, such as electronic power steering, fuel injection, and advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) including hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and electric vehicles (EVs). To ensure compatibility with start-stop systems, the BD39001EKV-C uses a proprietary boost-buck automatic switching…

No Vacation from Component Innovation

Despite the start of the summer slowdown, electronic component manufacturers are not taking a vacation from developing innovative products. Over the past month, we’ve seen several innovative designs that are going to make both designers and purchasers happy by solving design problems, saving space, cutting costs and reducing bill of materials. Let’s start with Honeywell’s…