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Industry News

November 2015
Renesas appoints Michael Hannawald President of European Operations

Michael Hannawald

Renesas Electronics Europe, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced that it has appointed Michael Hannawald as President of Renesas Electronics Europe. Hannawald, currently Vice President of Renesas Electronics Europe’s Industrial and Communications Business Group, will assume his
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11/30/2015
Wuerth Elektronik eiSos opens Design & Application Center in Barcelona

The Wuerth Elektronik eiSos Barcelona team

Wuerth Elektronik eiSos, manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components, is increasing its presence on the Spanish market with
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11/26/2015
XP Power announced today that it has acquired the business and assets of EMCO High Voltage Corporation (“EMCO”), a designer and manufacturer of high voltage power modules, for a total cash consideration of US$ 12.0 million (£7.8 million). EMCO, based in Northern California and with manufacturing operations
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11/25/2015

Silicon anode batteries: the Holy Grail?

Market share depiction

Elon Musk recently announced the use of silicon by Tesla in its automotive batteries: "This is just sort of a baby step in the direction of using silicon in the anode, but we will be increasing the use". This unusual side comment has nonetheless triggered renewed interested in the topic. IDTechEx Research
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11/24/2015
Loyola University New Orleans’ College of Business announced a Space Act Agreement with NASA that will partner Loyola MBA students with Stennis Space Center engineers to commercialize a new technology patent. The partnership is part of NASA’s Technology Transfer University (T2U) initiative, which seeks to
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11/24/2015
Silicon Labs has announced the acquisition of Telegesis, a leading supplier of wireless mesh networking modules based on Silicon Labs’ market-leading ZigBee technology. A privately held company founded in 1998 and based near London, Telegesis has established itself as a ZigBee expert with strong momentum in
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11/24/2015
Spain’s TSK standardizes on AVEVA Integrated Engineering & Design for multi-discipline integration

Integrated Engineering and Design provides pervasive integration across 1D, 2D and 3D views

AVEVA announced that TSK, Spain’s leading specialist in Renewable Energy projects, has selected the AVEVA Integrated Engineering & Design (IE&D) software solution. Initially requiring a 3D design tool, TSK were shown the full benefit of AVEVA’s complete IE&D approach. By integrating all engineering
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11/24/2015
ams, a leading provider of high-performance sensor and analog solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in CMOSIS, a leader in advanced area and line scan CMOS image sensors for high-end imaging applications, in an all-cash transaction. CMOSIS, headquartered in Antwerp
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11/20/2015
ON Semiconductor and Fairchild Semiconductor International announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for ON Semiconductor to acquire Fairchild for $20.00 per share in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $2.4 billion. The acquisition creates a leader in the power semiconductor market
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11/18/2015
Wirepas has joined the ARM mbed partner ecosystem. Finnish-based Wirepas provides advanced wireless communication solutions for connecting devices to the Internet. Wirepas PINO is highly scalable, energy-efficient, and fully self-configuring network protocol. With PINO customers can create wireless multi-hop
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11/12/2015
Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente is now the global distributor for switching technology specialist knitter-switch. The franchise agreement encompasses its entire product portfolio. Since it was founded in 1966, knitter-switch has specialized in switching technology and today offers an enormous selection of
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11/10/2015
Microsemi, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, will be participating in the Electric Automation Systems and Components Conference (SPS IPC Drives) from Nov. 24-26, 2015 at the Nuremberg Messe in Germany. Microsemi will be showcasing its
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11/10/2015
EnSilica, a leading independent provider of semiconductor IP and design services, has appointed Anglia Components as its business development partner in the UK and Ireland for its eSi-Modules family of FPGA-based system-on-modules. Anglia will target the eSi-Modules at key vertical industry sectors including
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11/09/2015
Leading nanoelectronics research center imec and Kaneka, a Japanese leading manufacturer of chemical specialties and solar cells, announced that they have signed a new three-year framework agreement that strengthens and extends their comprehensive R&D collaboration. Next to working on next generation solar
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11/09/2015
Circuit SeedTM, a family of building block circuits, will have a significant impact on the Internet of Things (IoT) within the healthcare industry. The Circuit Seed family of circuits is a big breakthrough for companies currently producing analog circuits especially for healthcare medical devices, sensors and
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11/04/2015
Senior Lifestyle IoT app enables longer independent home life

Sensara Senior Lifestyle System

“Everyone wants to get old, nobody wants to be old.” Unless that is, unlesswe can use technology to make our lives more secure and more comfortable. Elderly people, our senior citizens, often want to live at home longer because that is the environment they are used to and in many cases, they can. However,
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11/04/2015
IDT taps Richardson for global distribution of RF products

IDT’s RF products include attenuators, mixers, modulators and demodulators, variable gain amplifiers, switches and RF timing devices

Integrated Device Technology announced it is partnering with Richardson Electronics to distribute IDT’s leading RF and RF timing products throughout North America, Europe and Asia. The LaFox, Ill.-based distributor has a large team of experienced RF specialists to work with customers interested in IDT’s
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11/04/2015
At European Utility Week, Analog Devices is showing the Siemens Automated Metering and Information System (AMIS) with CX1 powerline communication. The meters are powered by Blackfin processors, delivering an optimal balance between performance, peripheral integration and price, and are well suited for cost sensitive
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11/03/2015
Astute Electronics, a leading supplier of electronic components and value added services, has announced that is has gained certification to AS 6081, the SAE Aerospace Standard that addresses counterfeit mitigation which is designed to provide a very high level of protection for companies in the aerospace and
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11/03/2015

 



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