ASE, TDK to Form Joint Venture

Taipei, Taiwan — Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (TAIEX: 2311, NYSE: ASX; the “ASE”) announced that ASE will enter into a Joint Venture Agreement with TDK Corporation (TSE: 6762; the “TDK”) to establish a joint venture company (the “JV Company”) in  Taiwan which is expected to manufacture IC embedded substrates utilizing TDK’s SESUB technology.  Pursuant to the Joint…

TDK Data Book Features Al El Capacitors

Iselin, N.J. – TDK Corporation has published a fully revised data book on EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors with the options of screw terminal, snap-in, axial and single-ended connections.  Along with previous, widely-used products, the data book also features many innovations, including a series of screw-terminal capacitors that feature a significantly improved current capability.  Also included are new…

Component Suppliers Gearing Up for Wearable Electronics Boom

New York, N.Y. — The “hot” topic in today’s electronics market is arguably wearable electronics. Consumer devices such as “smart” watches, electronic fitness accessories, Google Glass come to mind, but the market is still in its infancy and is likely to embrace a wide range of products of varying forms and complexity. The vast potential of…

Electronica 2014: IoT Is a Key Innovation Driver

Electronic component manufacturers and distributors are getting ready to converge at Electronica 2014, November 11-14, in Munich, Germany. One of the biggest topics of discussion at the show will be the Internet of Things (IoT) and its huge growth potential for the electronics industry ranging from networked medical devices to smart homes and connected vehicles.…

TDK Transformers Target Automotive Electronics

TDK Corporation has introduced two new EPCOS SMT current sense transformers for automotive electronics. The devices are designed for use in emerging 48-V automotive power systems as well as for all xEV applications, where the components can be used to measure the currents of the electric drives. The B78417A2185A003 device is based on an EP7…