Alliance Sensors Partners With Marposs

MOORESTOWN, NJ – Alliance Sensors Group is proud to announce a partnership with Marposs Corp. as a North American distributor for their dimensional gauging probes and pencil probes. Marposs SpA, a family owned and operated business founded in Italy, has been the premier name in dimensional gauging fixtures and hardware for many years. Over the…

Mouser Stocks Murata 3D MEMS Sensors

MANSFIELD, TX — Mouser Electronics, Inc. is stocking robust, silicon capacitive 3D MEMS technology sensors from Murata Electronics Oy, formerly VTI Technologies, consisting of accelerometers, gyroscopes, and inclinometers. Murata recently acquired VTI Technologies, a pioneer in 3D MEMS technology, and renamed it Murata Electronics Oy to make it an integral part of Murata. Murata is…

Honeywell Names Volpe as VP/GM for EMEA

MINNEAPOLIS – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Sensing and Control (S&C) today announced that Remi Volpe has been named Vice President-General Manager for S&C’s Europe, Middle East and Africa region (EMEA). In this role, Remi will strengthen the region’s alignment to S&C’s global business goals and is responsible for driving continued growth in the region. “EMEA is…

Digi-Key To Sell Kionix Worldwide

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. – Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with Kionix, Inc., a top provider of MEMS inertial sensors. Kionix, based in Ithaca, NY, provides industry-leading 3-axis…

TTI-Sager: A Good Fit at First Glance

{complink 12888|TTI Inc.} and Sager Electronics aren't saying much about their impending merger until the deal is done. (See: TTI Buying Sager Electronics.) But at first glance, the acquisition should cause minimal disruption to customers and suppliers and should be a net positive across the board. Both companies are specialty distributors, meaning they focus on…

Leave the Driving… to Your Car

Have an important package for a customer but don’t have the time to drive it over yourself? No worries, send the autonomous car. Need to pick up the kids from school but you’re in the middle of making a soufflé? No worries, send the autonomous car. Sounds like the Jetsons, but it’s really not that…

Finally, Useful Automotive Electronics

Volvo, not surprisingly, has come up with a novel safety feature: a pedestrian airbag. The U-shaped bag deploys in the area between the car's hood and the windshield in the event of a car-pedestrian collision: The Volvo system sensors rapidly detect a car-pedestrian impact and respond much like what happens in a car-to-car collision. That…