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…

Kemet Expands Beyond Capacitors

KEMET Corp. has expanded its product portfolio beyond capacitors thanks to its alliance with NEC TOKIN. The electronic components manufacturer now offers a range of temperature sensors, current sensors, piezoelectric actuators, and current transformers. The alliance, announced in 2013, provided KEMET with three key benefits – the ability to expand its product offering, add new channels,…

Mouser Offers Arduino 101 from Intel

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the highly anticipated Arduino 101 from Intel and Arduino. The Arduino 101 is the first widely available learning and development board based on the Intel® Curie™ module, delivering Intel performance with the simplicity of Arduino for entry-level makers and education environments. Additionally, with native Bluetooth® and sensor capabilities, the Arduino 101 is suited for prototyping wearable, Internet of…

Sensors, Sensors, Sensors, Everywhere

Sensors are poised to join the ranks of high-tech’s most critical components as manufacturers across multiple segments of the economy design the parts into next-generation automotive, connectivity, medical, monitoring and safety equipment. Demand for sensors have surged in recent years and are forecast to climb at a double-digit pace in the near future, creating investment…

Lux: Top 10 Innovative Companies of 2015

Boston, Mass. – Leading emerging technology research firm Lux Research profiled 1,189 companies across 20 different emerging technology domains during 2015 as part of its ongoing intelligence services.  Drawing on the deep domain expertise of its analysts, Lux Research uses primary research to provide information and analysis on firms developing emerging technologies that impact global megatrends like energy…

TDK to Acquire Micronas

TDK Corporation (“TDK”, TSE: 6762) and Micronas Semiconductor Holding AG (“Micronas”, SIX: MASN) jointly announced today that the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which TDK will launch an all cash public tender offer for all publicly held registered shares of Micronas for CHF 7.50 per share. On a fully diluted…

New TE Sensor Solutions Catalog Available

TE categorizes its products into 18 sensor type sections. Each section is introduced with a brief description followed by simple product tables and specifications. Unique features, certifications and applications are also profiled, as well as comparisons of specifications and packaging where appropriate. The catalog also highlights the company’s sensor manufacturing and R&D facilities around the…

Component Manufacturers Target Harsh Environments

As demand for electronics components that can be used in harsh environmental conditions continues to increase, interconnect, passive and electromechanical device (IP&E) manufacturers are developing more designs that operate in a wide range of harsh environments, and quite often, also deliver smaller form factors to fit into space-constrained systems and applications. Demand also continues to…