ISSI Buys Wired Connectivity Business

Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. (ISSI) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Sigma Designs, Inc. (“SD”) under which ISSI will acquire Sigma Designs Israel S.D.I. Ltd. which is the wired connectivity business of SD and a leader in G.hn and home connectivity solutions. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions…

Avnet Expands UbiquiOS Franchise into the Americas

Avnet, a leading global technology distributor, and UbiquiOS™ Technology Limited, a leading provider of hardware-agnostic, wireless connectivity software, today announced a new distribution agreement that expands Avnet’s franchise rights with UbiquiOS to include the Americas. Effective immediately, Avnet will offer UbiquiOS’s integrated stack to customers in the Americas as well as Europe, accelerating the development of IoT-enabled devices and systems.…

Future Electronics Samples Cypress 802.11ac Solutions

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced immediate sampling availability of Cypress’s new CYW43455 and CYW54907 802.11ac wireless connectivity solutions for the IoT, with full production scheduled for May 2017. These new WICED®-based Wi-Fi® MCU and combo solutions from Cypress streamline the integration of high performance Wi-Fi into IoT devices, thus…

Anaren Unveils Sensor Partnership Program

Syracuse, N.Y.  – Anaren has launched a new Atmosphere Sensors Partnership Program that offers a suite of sensor technologies and tools for its wireless connectivity ecosystem. The inaugural member and primary sensor provider for the program is STMicroelectronics. A key feature of the initiative is a new sensors element library, available within the Anaren Atmosphere  tool. The tool allows non-RF…

Broadcom Targets Mass Market with Mouser’s Help

As part of its overall effort to broaden its customer base, Broadcom Corp. has signed a global distribution agreement with its first e-commerce/catalog distributor, Mouser Electronics. The addition of  Mouser to its distribution network is part of Broadcom’s new channel initiative, started about 18 months ago, aimed at penetrating the mass market. At the same…