Nordic Semiconductor IPv6 Over Bluetooth Smart Protocol Stack for nRF51 Series SoCs Enables Small, Low Cost, Ultra-Low Power Internet of Things Applications
December 18, 2014
Now available for download, the nRF51 IoT Software Development Kit (SDK) is a complete IPv6-ready Internet Protocol Suite for Nordic's market-leading nRF51 Series Bluetooth Smart SoCs. The SDK enables native and interoperable IP-based connectivity between a Bluetooth Smart 'thing' and a cloud service. It also enables Bluetooth Smart to be used in large, distributed, cloud-connected, heterogeneous networks such as home, industrial, and enterprise automation       (Photo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141218/721236)

TrendForce Updates on LED Manufacturers
December 18, 2014
Lighting market demands were stronger than expected in the first half of 2014, leading to a period of LED supply shortages, according to a company release, from TrendForce. In a release, Roger Chu, Research Director of LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, said, despite the positive development, the industry was impacted by clients double booking and distributors rising inventory levels during second half of the year. Many manufacturers were impacted by the markets cooling demands, and price competition as a result. Worth noting, the emergence of Chinese LED manufacturers led to sliding LED product prices. LED manufacturers will raise technology entry levels and find new applications in hopes to raise profitability in 2015.

GT ADVANCED: Court Sets April 6 as Governmental Claims Bar Date
December 18, 2014

Passenger Information System Market Poised to $ 20.34 Billion by 2019
December 18, 2014
December 18, 2014The report "Passenger Information System Market [Display, Announcement, Emergency Communication, Infotainment, Mobile Applications, Devices and Components, Services (Professional, Integration, Cloud)] - Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2014 - 2019)" defines and segments the Passenger Information Systems market into various segments and provides an in-depth analysis and forecasting of revenues. This research report helps to identify the factors driving this market, various restraints, challenges and opportunities impacting it along with the future roadmaps.

UBM Canon and Design News Updates on Golden Mousetrap Awards
December 18, 2014
UBM Canon and Design News reported the finalists in the 2015 Golden Mousetrap Awards, a program that celebrates the companies, products, and people who are energizing North American design, engineering, and manufacturing. According to a company release, the winners will be announced during a ceremony at the Anaheim Marriott, in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 5 p.m. This is in conjunction with the Pacific Design and Manufacturing trade event being held at the Anaheim Convention Center, Feb. 10-12. The awards ceremony will be hosted by Ben Heck, of element14's The Ben Heck Show.

ReportsnReports Issues TSV 3D IC Industry Future Market Trends Research
December 18, 2014
ReportsnReports added Future Trends of the Worldwide TSV 3D IC Industry research report published in Dec 2014 and providing global industry value forecast up to 2017 and major players' development plan in 2015 and 2016.

ON Semiconductor Releases 2 New Series of Power Factor Corrected Ac-Dc Drivers
December 18, 2014
ON Semiconductor reported two new series of power factor corrected offline Ac-Dc drivers for high performance LED lighting applications.

ON Semiconductor Unveils New Family of Ultra-Low Power Precision Operational Amplifiers; New zero drift, low voltage devices highly suited to precision applications in industrial, consumer, wireless, IoT and automotive where strong stability across wide operating temperature ranges is mandated
December 17, 2014
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN ), driving energy efficiency innovations, has introduced a family of affordable, precision CMOS operational amplifiers (op amps) that deliver zero drift operation and industry leading quiescent current for front-end amplifier circuits and power management designs. Targeted at industrial, white goods, telecom, wearables, Internet-of-Things (IoT), test equipment and instrumentation applications, the NCS325 and NCS333 op amp devices enhance the accuracy of motor control feedback and power supply control loops, thereby contributing to higher overall system efficiency. These devices are complemented by the new NCV333 automotive-qualified (AEC-Q100 grade 1) op amp offering similar functional performance for power train, braking, electronic power steering, valve controls, fuel pump and fuel injection system applications. Featuring high DC precision parameters, such as the 10 micro Volts (µV) maximum input offset voltage at ambient temperature and the 30 nV/°C of offset temperature drift, make these amplifier devices extremely well optimized for low side current sensing and voltage differential measurement on front-end sensor functions. Minimal voltage variations over temperature along with close to zero offset ensure the efficiency of systems exposed to wide operating temperature ranges without the need for complex software calibration algorithms, resulting in a more manageable design and longer product lifespan.

Legacy Electronics Elected New Member of the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers
December 17, 2014
Legacy Electronics , a USA manufacturer of computer products, was selected for membership in the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM ). AGEM is a global non-profit international trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers of electronic gaming devices, systems, online technology, key components, table games, support products and services for the gaming industry.

Alibaba Makes Strides in Cleaning Up Counterfeits, But More Work Is Needed
December 17, 2014
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- A knock against Alibaba Group  is that its Web sites feature too many counterfeit electronics, apparel and countless other products. The huge Chinese e-commerce company, however, has made great strides in eliminating such items from its sites during the past year, especially in recent months, after itsIPOin the U.S. But not everyone is happy with Alibaba’s cleanup efforts yet. Must Read: Warren Buffett’s Top 10 Dividend Stocks


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