News & Analysis
ON Semiconductor sensor at heart of Subaru ADAS platform
Japanese car maker Subaru and ON Semiconductor have raised the stakes in automotive advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).
Smiths Interconnect wins radar assembly contract
Smiths Interconnect has been awarded a development partner contract from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) to design a multi-function microwave transmit and receive assembly ideal for Radar and Military Data Link communication applications.
DeepCube secures Series A funding to help chipmakers deploy deep learning
DeepCube has announced that it has closed $7m in Series A funding. The round, led by Canadian VC Awz Ventures with participation from Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT) and Nima Capital, brings the total invested in DeepCube to $12m.
Farnell adds muscle to industrial automation range
Farnell has strengthened its industrial automation product portfolio to include a range of variable speed drives, high quality motors and gearboxes from Control Techniques.
TDK-Lambda announces £11.5m investment to redevelop manufacturing facility
TDK Corporation has announced an £11.5m investment package to redevelop its TDK-Lambda manufacturing facility in Ilfracombe, UK. The investment, which will be staged over the next three and a half years, will enable the company to increase production capacity by 50%.
Digi-Key extends T&M offering with NI agreement
Digi-Key Electronics has expanded its test and measurement product portfolio by signing a deal to market and sell certain NI software-connected products.
RIGOL expands office space and adds to headcount
Test and measurement technology specialist RIGOL Technologies EU has expanded its workforce and moved into new, larger offices in Gilching near Munich.
Australians afraid of cyber attacks more than COVID-19
The year 2020 presented us with a new challenge, COVID-19, which has impacted the majority of the world. Nevertheless, according to data presented by the Atlas VPN team, 70% of Australians and 66% of Danes named cyber attacks as the primary threat to their countries when asked about top global risks.
TT Electronics acquistion extends US mil/aero presence
TT Electronics is acquiring Torotel, a US-based designer and manufacturer of high-reliability power and electromagnetic assemblies and components for the aerospace and defence markets.
Podcast: Episode #12 - Graphene Hall Effect sensors ready for high-radiation applications
Paragraf, has demonstrated the ability of its graphene Hall Effect sensors to withstand high levels of radiation. The discovery, based on testing from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), proves that ‘unpackaged’ Hall Effect sensors can be used in high-radiation environments such as space. The project was funded by Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency. Electronic Specifier talks to Co-founder Ivor Guiney.