News & Analysis
Infineon invests €1.6bn in power ICs wafer fab
Infineon Technologies has opened a 300mm thin wafer fab in Villach, Austria to make power products.
IES to attend SPIE Photonex + Vacuum Technologies 2021
IES, a partner of innovative R&D and semiconductor equipment specialists, will be attending SPIE Photonex + Vacuum Technologies 2021 to discuss processing equipment for photonics applications.
Season 5 - Episode #2: Test and measurement mines the distribution channel
When distributors started selling test and measurement products many years ago, the choice was limited and mostly encompassed inexpensive hand-held instruments.
Seaward links with Durham University to drive innovation
Seaward has linked up with Durham University’s Engineering Department in a partnership that sees undergraduate students as part of a project team to develop new processing technology, which could eventually be incorporated in future designs of the firm’s electronic test and measurement instruments.
Mouser inks global pact to add buzzers, micro-speakers
Mouser Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with Advanced Acoustic Technology Corp (AATC), a manufacturer of high-quality buzzers, speakers, receivers, and microphones.
Accelerating adoption of cellular technology
STMicroelectronics and Blues Wireless, a telecoms equipment supplier have disclosed the use of a quintet of ST products in Blues Wireless’ Notecard, a system-on-module (SOM) solution that accelerates development of cellular IoT solutions for connected assets at very low cost.
Consolidated Q2‘21 performance
Each month the International Distribution of Electronics Association (IDEA) collates the statistical data reported by its member associations throughout Europe, which it consolidates before publishing the figures as headline information. In his quarterly review for Electronics Specifier readers Adam Fletcher, IDEA Chairman, extracts three primary metrics from the consolidated report - ‘Bookings’ (net new orders entered), ‘Billin...
Women in STEM are leading innovation: here’s why
It was not always the case that women were significantly involved in STEM. When the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) was founded in 1880 there was not a single female member – that milestone took a further 38 years, with Kate Gleason becoming the first woman to join - in 1918.
Advantest, PDF Solutions streamline test data flow
Advantest and PDF Solutions have launched their first jointly developed offering since forming a partnership in July 2020.
Digi-Key seals Siemens automation and control deal
Digi-Key has signed a distribution partnership with Siemens covering a wide range of automation and control products.