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NXP’s Contest Unleashes PC Potential for NFC
12/22/2014 12:17:59 PM
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Nasdaq:NXPI) today unveiled the winning applications for the NFC Windows Application Contest (NFC-WAC) launched together with Microsoft Corp., Identiv and Lenovo earlier this year. From healthcare to gaming applications, the contest revealed a number of potential practical use cases for near field communications (NFC) in computing and on tablets . …
200 MHz bandwidth, education mode, digital voltmeter and frequency counter added to R&S RTM bench oscilloscope
200 MHz bandwidth, education mode, digital voltmeter and frequency counter added to R&S RTM bench oscilloscope
12/18/2014 11:15:27 AM
Rohde & Schwarz is expanding its R&S RTM bench oscilloscope family by adding a new model that is ideal for the education sector. The instrument features a 200 MHz bandwidth and an education mode that deactivates special measurement tools to help students quickly learn how to work with an oscilloscope. The new digital voltmeter and frequency counter option also supports …
James A. Clifford Joins AMD as Senior Vice President of Global Operations
12/17/2014 12:45:51 PM
​ AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced James A. Clifford (69) has joined the company as senior vice president of Global Operations, reporting to President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su . Clifford will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of AMD’s end-to-end manufacturing and supply chain strategy. “We are thrilled to add James to AMD’s leadership team,” said Dr. Su. “His …
New Casio Freestyle Camera with Innovative Detachable Design Employs Cypress’s TrueTouch Touchscreen Controller and MoBL SRAM
12/16/2014 10:24:00 AM
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) today announced that Casio’s innovative freestyle camera uses its TrueTouch® capacitive touchscreen controller and static random access memory ( SRAM ) products. The lens of the Casio EX-FR10 camera can be separated from the touchscreen control section, which gives users newfound flexibility to set the lens down, wear it on a neck …
Infineon and UMC Announce Manufacturing Agreement for Automotive Applications
12/15/2014 9:15:42 AM
Joint press release of Infineon Technologies and United Microelectronics Corporation The semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced the extension of their manufacturing partnership into power semiconductors for …
Qualcomm Commits to Invest $40 Million into Several Promising Chinese Companies
12/12/2014 12:15:01 PM
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that it and its subsidiaries have committed to invest an aggregate of $40M into four Chinese companies and the China Walden Venture Investments, L.P. fund, which is primarily focused on investing in semiconductor or semiconductor-related companies with business in China. Qualcomm is pleased to announce that 7Invensun, an …
Sophisticated Bosch sensors under the Christmas tree
Sophisticated Bosch sensors under the Christmas tree
12/11/2014 4:04:29 PM
New and in demand: fitness wristbands One in every four Germans plans to purchase a tablet PC Bosch is the global market leader for micromechanical sensors This year, many of the Christmas gifts waiting under the tree to be unwrapped will be modern electronic devices. Roughly one in four Germans (26 percent) is planning to purchase a smartphone or give one away as a …
Logic PD’s Scott Nelson Sharing Expertise at Minneapolis IoT Immersions Event
12/11/2014 11:05:51 AM
The Internet of Things (IoT) is creating unprecedented opportunities to help enterprises innovate and transform their business. On December 11, 2014 at Arrow Electronics ’ Internet of Things (IoT) Immersions Roadshow at the Minneapolis Hyatt Regency, Logic PD ’s CTO and Executive Vice President, Dr. Scott Nelson will participate in a panel discussion on how companies can …
Mentor Graphics Announces 25th Annual PCB Technology Leadership Awards Winners
12/9/2014 5:27:26 PM
Continuing its tradition of promoting and recognizing printed circuit board (PCB) design excellence, Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the winners of its 25th annual PCB Technology Leadership Awards. Started in 1988, this program is the longest running competition of its kind in the electronic design automation (EDA) industry. It recognizes engineers …
Cypress’s New Bluetooth Low Energy Solutions Earn Bluetooth 4.1 Qualification
12/9/2014 8:50:01 AM
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) today announced its new highly integrated, single-chip Bluetooth® Low Energy solutions have achieved Bluetooth qualification. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group awarded specification 4.1 qualification to Cypress’s Link Layer component , Bluetooth Low Energy protocol stack and radio frequency physical layer ( RF Phy ) used in the …
Imagination takes open and accessible micro-computing to the next level
12/5/2014 1:45:41 PM
Imagination Technologies (IMG.L) announces that the high-performance, low power MIPS Creator CI20 development board is now available for pre-order.The MIPS Creator CI20 is an affordable micro-computer that runs Linux and Android and enables open source developers, the maker community, system integrators and others to create a wide range of applications and projects, ranging …
Toyota Seeks Independent, Industry-Wide Joint Testing Initiative for Takata Airbag Inflators
12/5/2014 10:11:15 AM
Toyota called for a coordinated industry-wide joint initiative to independently test Takata airbag inflators that have been the subject of recent recalls. The goal of this initiative is to address affected automakers’ issues related to the airbag inflator recalls and supplement testing being undertaken by Takata in order to address customer concerns about safety.   “The …
Mobistar market leader with 1 million SIM cards in machines. Added value to Belgian economy estimated at 275 million euro
Mobistar market leader with 1 million SIM cards in machines. Added value to Belgian economy estimated at 275 million euro
12/5/2014 9:58:12 AM
At its M2M event in Brussels, Mobistar today announced that it has already connected more than 1 million machines or objects – ranging from drinks vending machines to vehicles – using SIM cards. This makes Mobistar the market leader in Belgium in connecting machines. About 55 % of those SIM cards are installed in machines that are used in Belgium. The added value to the …
AFL Releases FlexTester OTDR and Loss Test Set with Link Map
12/4/2014 11:10:00 AM
AFL is releasing a new Link Map with Pass/Fail option for its OFL280 and FLX380 FlexTester family of all-in-one optical test sets. Link Map provides an icon-based display of the tested network, clearly identifying, displaying and labeling network elements such as connectors, splices, macro-bends, splitters and fiber ends. “To meet bandwidth demand, networks are …
Logic PD to Host Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) Minnesota 2014 Holiday Extravaganza
12/4/2014 9:40:16 AM
Logic PD , a product innovation and realization company for connected devices, will be hosting the PDMA Minnesota 2014 Holiday Extravaganza on Tuesday, December 9 at its headquarters in downtown Minneapolis. Featuring a conversation with Huruda Co-founder and Principal Consultant, Chris Barron, the event will explore aspects of agile product management and marketing. …
American Standard Introduces Long-Life Battery System for Selectronic Flush Valves
American Standard Introduces Long-Life Battery System for Selectronic Flush Valves
12/2/2014 5:45:07 PM
The new PWRX long-life battery system- lasting up to 2.5 times longer than a standard sensor battery-  is now available for Selectronic hands-free flush valves from American Standard. Available on all American Standard Selectronic flush valves and sensor faucets, the PWRX system delivers lower cost of ownership for facility owners, managers, and maintenance personnel. The new …
Mentor Graphics Launches FloEFD Product with Sliding Mesh, Water Film and Enhanced Radiation Capabilities
12/1/2014 9:21:39 AM
Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the latest release of its award-winning FloEFD™ upfront and concurrent computational fluid dynamics (CFD) product. This new release provides advanced capabilities and functionality which enables designers and analysts to create more realistic operating environments and models for improved simulation accuracy.  New …
Elsevier Announces the Launch of a New Journal: Extreme Mechanics Letters
11/27/2014 11:17:20 AM
Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of a new journal: Extreme Mechanics Letters . The launch of Extreme Mechanics Letters is driven primarily by the rapid advances at the forefront of applied sciences such as micro and nanotechnologies, biotechnologies, soft …
Infineon Acquires a 9.4 Percent Stake in PCB Manufacturer Schweizer Electronic
11/26/2014 1:04:14 PM
The semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and the printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer Schweizer Electronic AG (FSE: SCE) announced today that Infineon will acquire a 9.4 percent stake in Schweizer. The relevant contracts were concluded today. Both companies agreed on strict confidentiality on the terms By investing into Schweizer …
In-Car Safety Innovations Drive Expanded Use of Dashboard Screens, DisplaySearch Reports
In-Car Safety Innovations Drive Expanded Use of Dashboard Screens, DisplaySearch Reports
11/25/2014 10:25:45 AM
According to the latest DisplaySearch Automotive Displays Report , with more safety features requiring a greater level of driver monitoring, demand for multifunction TFT-LCD panels in the automotive instrument cluster is accelerating. In fact, TFT LCD shipments for the instrument cluster in automobiles are expected to grow 48% to reach 30.2 million units this year, growing …