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Strike Counterfeit Mil-Spec Components From the Supply Chain

Connector and Cable Assembly Supplier - Special mil-spec marking, DNA tagging, and other advanced authentication technologies are helping to root out counterfeit connectors and cable....
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:14:01 - #supplychain #ipe

Dialog Semiconductor Raises Second-Quarter Profit Outlook

U.S. News - Anglo-German chip designer Dialog Semiconductor on Wednesday raised its second-quarter earnings outlook, citing strong...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:14:00 - #dialogsemi #semiconductor

Bourns acquires KEKO-Varicon

Media - Evertiq - A Bourns company has acquired all shares of KEKO-Varicon d.o.o. ┼Żu┼żambrek (KEKO-Varicon) from its three shareholders, consisting...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:54 - #bourns #acquisition #ipe

Not all Reed Relays are created equal

Media - eBOM - Every electronic designer in the land wants their new design to be as reliable and trouble free as possible, but choosing the right components...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:53 - #ampere #ipe

Lattice Semiconductor unveils CrossLink reference design

Media - New Electronics - Lattice Semiconductor has announced the availability of the latest in a series of new reference designs featuring the Lattice...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:51 - #lattice #semiconductor

Japan-South Korea trade tension affects DRAM prices

Media - Evertiq - DRAM/NAND prices will be affected - short term - by the Japan-South Korea trade tension and the Toshiba outage (evertiq reported)....
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:50 - #semiconductor #outlook

Microchip expands low-power video and image processing FPGA portfolio

Media - Electronics360 - The ICs can be used for industrial, medical, broadcast, automotive, aerospace and defensive markets.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:49 - #eewire

600V Three-Phase Gate Driver with Smart Shutdown from STMicroelectronics Enhances Performance and Safety in Industrial Applications

Media - WebWire - The STMicroelectronics STDRIVE601 3-phase gate driver for 600V N-channel power MOSFETs and IGBTs provides...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:46 - #st #eewire

SnapEDA releases new optoelectronic products

Media - New Electronics - SnapEDA, a leading electronics design library, is collaborating with Osram Opto Semiconductors, in an agreement that will allow...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:43 - #osram #eewire

Lattice Semiconductor Delivers Flexible Connectivity for Industrial Vision Applications With New CrossLink Reference Design

Business Wire - Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced the availability of the latest in a series...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:40 - #refdesign #lattice #semiconductor

ARM Flexible Access Gives Chip Designers the Freedom to Experiment and Test Before They Invest

Business Wire - ARM announced today it is expanding the ways existing and new partners can access and license its technology for semiconductor design. ARM Flexible...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:35 - #semiconductor

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Introduces New Source Down Packaging Technology

Business Wire - AOS Introduces New Source Down Packaging Technology
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:40:23 - #semiconductor

Breakthrough material could lead to cheaper, more widespread solar panels and electronics

Life - - Imagine printing electronic devices using a simple inkjet printer-or even painting a solar panel onto the wall of a building.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:39:58 - #semiconductor

Smartphone Fast Charging Brings Safety, Reliability Concerns Along with Additional Performance

Electronics - Bourns Blog - One of the most recent smartphone lithium-ion battery advancements is fast charging, which can dramatically cut charging time....
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:43 - #bourns #smartphone #ipe

Evening the Odds: Cornell's STORK AI Tool Evaluates Embryo Candidates for Better IVF

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom -
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:41 - #nvidia #ai #semiconductor

Restoring The Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC) For The 50th Anniversary Of Apollo 11 (Part 2)

Electronics - Samtec Blog - This is the second of a two-part article outlining the restoration of the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC), and Samtec's participation...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:40 - #nasa #pcb #ibm #raytheon #samtec #ipe

ASML reports EUR 2.6 billion sales at 43.0% gross margin in Q2

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - ASML reports EUR 2.6 billion sales at 43.0% gross margin in Q2Stronger Logic compensates for Memory weakness; 2019 total sales...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:39 - #semiconductor

Cubic Telecom introduces Cloud-to-Chip solution

Globe Newswire - Technology - Cubic Telecom is the first to develop and deliver cutting-edge zero-touch software enabling cellular IoT devices onto your public...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:38 - #iot #semiconductor

Arm's new licensing option lets its partners experiment and test for free before they pay

Tech - TechCrunch - ARM today launched Flexible Access, a new licensing scheme in addition to its existing model, that will make it easier for startups...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:29 - #iot #semiconductor

Intel's Neuromorphic Loihi Processor Scales to 8M Neurons, 64 Cores

Tech - ExtremeTech - Intel has announced a much-expanded version of its Loihi processor, with up to 64 cores and 8M neurons in a single system.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:40:18 - #semiconductor

Cellular IoT device security-What challenges does this unique ecosystem pose? (Analyst Angle)

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - Nowadays, security and privacy are on everybody's mind. Hardly a day goes by without the news of security breaches...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:40:15 - #qualcomm #mediatek #m2m #iot #siemens #telit #smartphone #eewire

Apollo Guidance Computer - reverse engineering the core memory simulator #Apollo50 #Apollo50th #ReverseEngineering @kenshirriff

EE - Adafruit Industries - Ken Shirriff blogs about the restoration of the device used to simulate Apollo computer core rope memory.Onboard the Apollo...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:40:14 - #nasa #raytheon #eewire

Kemet's Tantalum Caps Exempt From China Tariffs

Distribution - EPS News - KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, announced today that its request to have Tantalum...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:13:25 - #kemet #supplychain #tariff #ipe

ams denies interest in Osram takeover

Media - eeNews Europe - After media reports about a takeover offer by the Austrian-American chip manufacturer ams for the LED manufacturer Osram...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:13:17 - #osram #semiconductor

Microchip extends low-power FPGA video and image processing solutions

Media - New Electronics - Microchip, via its Microsemi subsidiary, has announced its Smart Embedded Vision initiative that provides solutions for designing...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:13:16 - #microsemi #semiconductor

Cinch Connectivity Solutions Announces MIL-STD-1553 Twinax Cable Assemblies

Media - eBOM - Cinch Connectivity Solutions, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and global leader in delivering reliable connectivity solutions,...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:13:15 - #cinch #belfuse #digi-key #avnet #mouser #ipe

Could chiplets help fuel the next leap in computer processing power?

Enterprise - ZDNet News - Inside the project to break today's monolithic chips into a federation of best-in-class chiplets.
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:41 - #semiconductor

Murata develops and starts volume production of world's smallest SAW duplexers, filters Contributing to Denser Circuit Design and Enhanced Smartphone Functionality

Electronics -
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:38 - #smartphone #ipe

Celebrating 50 years: One giant leap for TI's integrated circuits

Electronics - TI - Think. Innovate - TI aerospace engineer Verie Lima and his family were swimming in a neighborhood pool in the Dallas area on July 20, 1969,...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:37 - #ti #smartphone #semiconductor

Innovation through Collaboration: Building Research Communities

Electronics - Intel - By Rich Uhlig
We find ourselves in a world awash with data growing at an unprecedented rate. And that data is changing in nature with...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:36 - #datacenter #semiconductor

KEMET Announces Its Tantalum Capacitors No Longer Subject to Chinese Tariffs

Electronics - KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, announced today that its request to have Tantalum Polymer...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:35 - #kemet #tariff #ipe

New Sensors in Geppetto

Electronics - Gumstix - We have added four sensors in Geppetto for you to use in your designs and projects.
We have a wide-array of sensors available...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:34 - #drones #eewire

Real-time control meets real-time industrial communications development - part 4

Electronics - TI - Motor Drive + Control - Part 1 of this blog series gave an overview of the market opportunities for EtherCAT slave stack support on C2000(tm)...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:33 - #ti #microcontroller #eewire

Bluetooth(r) Low Energy shifts gears for car access

Electronics - TI - Behind the Wheel - The automotive industry is experiencing a tremendous transformation driven by consumers' desire to leverage their phone...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:31 - #ti #refdesign #smartphone #semiconductor

Intel's Pohoiki Beach, a 64-Chip Neuromorphic System, Delivers Breakthrough Results in Research Tests

Electronics - Intel - Today, Intel announced that an 8 million-neuron neuromorphic system comprising 64 Loihi...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:30 - #cybersecurity #iot #robotics #semiconductor

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform

Electronics - Qualcomm - Upgraded Flagship Platform to Support Enhanced Performance and Experiences in 5G, Gaming, AI and XR
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:29 - #qualcomm #android #iot #wearables #ai #semiconductor

Accelerate Smart Embedded Vision Designs with Microchip's Expanding Low-Power FPGA Video and Image Processing Solutions

Electronics - Microsemi Investor - As compute-intensive, vision-based systems are increasingly integrated at the network edge, Field Programmable Gate Arrays...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:28 - #microsemi #semiconductor

Will the Surface Pro 7 ditch Intel chips for Qualcomm's 5G support?

Tech - Digital Trends - Microsoft might announce a new Surface Pro 7 towards the end of this year and according to new rumors, it might do with a new...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:24 - #microsoft #amd #qualcomm #semiconductor

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 855 Plus is a natural fit for tomorrow's gaming phones

Tech - The Verge - Qualcomm has announced a mid-year refresh of its flagship Snapdragon 855 chipset. The new Snapdragon 855 Plus is further optimized...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:16 - #qualcomm #ai #semiconductor

Nvidia vs. AMD: Do GPUs Degrade in Performance Over Time?

Tech - ExtremeTech - One question gamers often raise is how GPU performance evolves as cards age. Ongoing security patches related to Spectre have also...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:13 - #amd #nvidia #semiconductor

Firms Partner on Integrated Sensor-to-Cloud Monitoring Solutions

EE - Circuit Cellar - Atmosphere and Radio Bridge have announced a partnership that integrates Radio Bridge sensors with Atmosphere's cloud-based...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:10 - #iot #eewire

IoT Modules Enable Large-Scale LTE-M and NB-IoT Deployments

EE - Circuit Cellar - Telit has announced the ME310G1 (shown) and ME910G1 modules, designed for mass-scale LTE-M and NB-IoT deployments that feature...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:09 - #qualcomm #iot #telit #semiconductor

LoRaWAN Gateway Offers a Choice of Orange Pi, Raspberry Pi or i.MX6 ULL

EE - Circuit Cellar - Moscow-based M2M IOT has launched a GW-01 LoRaWAN gateway built around an Orange Pi Zero H2+ SBC that supports outdoors installations....
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:08 - #raspberrypi #m2m #iot #eewire

Synopsys Awarded DARPA ERI Contract Extension for Analog/Mixed-Signal Emulation Technology Innovation

EE - Synopsys - Synopsys to Present Industry's First Fully Automated Technology for AMS Emulation at DARPA ERI Summit 2019
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:13:34 - #synopsys #eewire

Vishay Intertechnology Reduces MLCC Lead Times

Distribution - EPS News - In keeping with the company's commitment to supporting its multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) customers, Vishay Intertechnology,...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:13:18 - #vishay #mlcc #acquisition #ipe

ST Introduces Machine Learning Sensors to enhance Activity Tracking

Media - Electronics Maker - Growing consumer demand for "always-on" motion tracking features in fitness trackers and other personal mobile devices has...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:40:03 - #st #microcontroller #android #iot #wearables #powersupply #maker #cloud #aws #ai #machinelearning #smartphone #semiconductor

Intel unveils neuromorphic computing system that mimics the human brain

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - Intel Corp. today announced a neuromorphic computing system based on its prototype Loihi chips that aim to simulate how the human...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:39:58 - #semiconductor

New Murata investment in Japan

Media - Evertiq - Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. starts a new investment program in July 2019; a new production building on the grounds of the Yasu Division.
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:13:07 - #ipe

DRAM capex to plunge 28% in 2019, says IC Insights

Media - DIGITIMES - DRAM capital spending will fall 28% in 2019, due to economic and trade uncertainties, and softer demand keeping pressure on DRAM...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:40:36 - #semiconductor #outlook

Foxconn likely to rely on new acquisitions to build semiconductor ecosystem

Media - DIGITIMES - Foxconn Technology Group, gearing up to build its own semiconductor ecosystem, is expected to activate a new round of acquisition...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:40:34 - #foxconn #supplychain #acquisition #semiconductor