Arrow Electronics Teams with mCube

Arrow Electronics, Inc., (NYSE: ARW), the global technology company offering products and solutions that guide innovation forward, today announced a global distribution agreement with mCube™, the company making it easy to connect everyday things and transforming the way consumers live and businesses operate. “Battery life and form factor are key consumer-buying criteria when selecting wearable…

MediaTek Chipset Enables Crystal-Clear Audio

MediaTek announced the availability of the MT2533D, a highly integrated chipset for smart, connected headphones, headsets, earpieces and hands-free systems, at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Although designed for wireless headphones and in-vehicle hands-free systems, the MT2533D chipset also can be used in stand-alone sports headsets or travel earpieces thanks to local MP3 playback,…

Mouser Stocks PI InnoSwitch-CP Switching ICs

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the InnoSwitch-CP switching ICs, part of the InnoSwitch family from Power Integrations. These new offline constant-current/constant-voltage flyback switching ICs incorporate a constant power output profile which, when paired with an adaptive-voltage protocol such as USB-PD, helps designers of smart devices achieve faster charge times, improved charging efficiency, and backward…

Consumer Electronics Market to Reach $838.9B by 2020

San Francisco, Calif. — The global consumer electronics market is expected to reach USD 838.85 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Recent technological advancements have led to the miniaturization of smart devices, and are expected to be key factor driving the consumer electronics industry. High investment, availability of cost effective devices due…

Toshiba Unveils Reference Design for Indoor Proximity Apps

CES – Las Vegas –Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) offers a complete reference model for indoor proximity applications, or beacons, which use Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to communicate signals detectible by smart devices. The TC35670 reference system, housed in a 75- x 35- x 12-mm case, comprises an ultra-low-power BLE component, a best-in-class NFC Type 3…

Atmel, Fingerprint Cards Partner on Touch Technology

San Jose, Calif. — Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, and Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC), a world leader in fingerprint verification solutions, today announced the two companies are jointly bringing the world’s best capacitive touchscreens and touch fingerprint area sensor technology to smart devices. There are many synergies between fingerprint…

LG Innotek Showcases Automotive Components

Seoul, South Korea, — LG Innotek, a leading global materials and components manufacturer, today announced that it is exhibiting the latest core automotive components for smart cars along with components for smart devices and energy systems at Electronica 2014, which is being held inMunich, Germany from November 11 to 14. The exhibit underscores the company’s commitment to provide…