Growth Resumes for US PC, Tablet Markets in 2017

Belmont, Mass. — Daniel Research Group, a market research firm specializing in forecasting technology markets announces the publication of the United States Personal Device Forecast Report.   The report is available on DRG’s website, www.DanielResearchGroup.com, or directly from this link: http://tinyurl.com/zn6z5pc.   According DRG, sales of Personal Computing Devices (PCs and Tablets) to households and business will increase 2.3%, to 116.9 million units in…

Enovix Starts Pilot Production of 3D Silicon Li-Ion Battery

Fremont, Calif. — Addressing the need for battery innovation to keep pace with the demands of modern mobile devices, Enovix is in the pilot-production phase of a new 3D Silicon™ Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery. The modern Enovix platform frees lithium-ion battery design, materials, production, and performance from the constraints of outdated, conventional battery construction. Patented 3D cell…

Synaptics Samples Touchscreen Controllers for Value-Priced Devices

San Jose, Calif. — Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced two new ClearPad® touchscreen controller solutions to address the high volume, value-priced and mid-tier smartphone and tablet markets. Synaptics’ feature-rich solutions include the ClearPad S3603 touch controller which targets the smartphone market, and the ClearPad S7611 controller developed for tablets…

Mouser Stocks TI TUSB320 Controllers

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the TUSB320 family of USB Type-C™ configuration channel logic and port controllers from Texas Instruments (TI). The TUSB320 family of devices provide USB Type-C configuration channel (CC) logic and port control, making it possible for a system to detect the orientation of the plug, and determine the appropriate USB specification and mode settings for…

Synaptics Samples Second Generation TDDI

San Jose, Calif. — Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced sampling of ClearPad® 4300, its second generation touch and display driver integration (TDDI) product targeting smartphones and tablets. This new single-chip solution is the first to combine Synaptics’ best-in-class touch controller IP and systems level expertise with proven display driver…