As the component sourcing landscape continues to change with technology, what strategies and factors do Australian electronics engineers need to keep in mind when considering their parts options?
ON SEMICONDUCTOR will buy Fairchild Semiconductor for US$2.4 billion, the latest move in a rapidly consolidating semiconductor industry.
INTEL will build a third generation of its 14nm processors, announcing a delay in the transition to 10nm manufacturing until the second half of 2017.
This agreement ensures that RS customers have access to the latest cutting-edge products from the semiconductor vendor as soon as they are launched.
Extended ranges of high performance discrete semiconductor components for power supplies and industrial applications are available from element14.
Molex has always been a family business and is considered a global leader in connectors and connection systems.
The current public attitude towards counterfeit electronics is similar to the attitude displayed in the 1960s towards drunk driving.
New industrial processor technologies are driving new ways of working, leading to reduced downtime, increased safety, and quick returns on investment.
Element14 has launched the Raspberry Pi camera board, allowing enthusiasts of the platform to take pictures and video with their unit.
STMICROELECTRONICS will now be able to integrate Quantenna’s 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology into its array of systems-on-chips (Soc).
MEMS-based accelerometers and gyroscope devices are getting cheaper as competition intensifies, and more units are shipped than ever before.
SAMSUNG Electronics has released its Q1 2013 results, painting an interesting and profitable picture with the launch of the much-anticipated Galaxy S4 on the horizon.
STMICROELECTRONICS is caught in the middle of a smartphone technology stoush between HTC and Nokia.
THE escalating cost of design, wide variance in device requirements and the need for improved intelligence and flexibility means Optical Transport Networks (OTN) are increasingly abandoning ASICs and ASSPs.
YAGEO has announced it will remove the markings on its RC/AC 0603, 0805 and 1206 SMD chip resistors from 1 July 2013, possibly signalling the start of a bigger trend.
ELECTRONICS pioneer and co-founder of International Rectifier Eric Lidow died on 18 January 2013 at the age of 100.
MARVELL has launched the world’s first 4×4 802.11ac wireless system on chip (SoC) for the enterprise and consumer applications.
GAMERS utilising the Wii U will be using advanced sensor solutions from STMicroelectronics and PNI.
MOTION sensor manufacturer InvenSense has appointed Glyn as its distributor in Australia and New Zealand.
STMICROELECTRONICS has perfected its advanced process technology for a new generation of sensor electronics.