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Orion Energy Systems Introduces LED Products
October 25, 2014
Orion Energy Systems reported that it has expanded its portfolio of LED retrofit products by introducing the Apollo LED High Bay fixture in addition to a new version of Orion's ISON High Bay LED fixture.

MiraMEMS Unveils eCompass
October 25, 2014
MiraMEMS unveiled an eCompass combining a 3-axis accelerometer and 3-axis magnetometer, which is pin to pin compatible with the g-sensor family and can provide a gyroscope feature with software supported.

Express Logic Says ThreadX RTOS Supports Analog Devices Blackfin ADSP-BF70x Signal Processor
October 25, 2014
Express Logic reported that its ThreadX RTOS now supports Analog Devices' ADSP-BF70x Blackfin Digital Signal Processor product family.

Austan Goolsbee to Deliver Keynote Address at Annual SIA Award Dinner; Noted economist will provide insight on issues of importance to U.S. semiconductor industry
October 24, 2014
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that noted economist Austan Goolsbee will deliver the keynote address at the upcomingSIA Award Dinner, which will take place on Thursday, Nov. 13 in San Jose, Calif. Goolsbee has served as chairman of President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers and a member of the cabinet, as well as the chief economist for the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board.  "Entertaining as he is knowledgeable, Austan Goolsbee is among the world's leading experts on business, government and the economy," said Brian Toohey, president and CEO, Semiconductor Industry Association. "The semiconductor industry is a key driver of America's economic strength and global competitiveness. Mr. Goolsbee's knowledge and experience in these areas are unparalleled, and we look forward to his insights and perspectives as the keynote presenter at our Annual Award Dinner."

Austan Goolsbee to Deliver Keynote Address at Annual SIA Award Dinner; Noted economist will provide insight on issues of importance to U.S. semiconductor industry
October 24, 2014
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that noted economist Austan Goolsbee will deliver the keynote address at the upcomingSIA Award Dinner, which will take place on Thursday, Nov. 13 in San Jose, Calif. Goolsbee has served as chairman of President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers and a member of the cabinet, as well as the chief economist for the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board.  "Entertaining as he is knowledgeable, Austan Goolsbee is among the world's leading experts on business, government and the economy," said Brian Toohey, president and CEO, Semiconductor Industry Association. "The semiconductor industry is a key driver of America's economic strength and global competitiveness. Mr. Goolsbee's knowledge and experience in these areas are unparalleled, and we look forward to his insights and perspectives as the keynote presenter at our Annual Award Dinner."

Power Electronics Market Outlook Shows 9.6% CAGR to 2018
October 24, 2014
ReportsnReports.com adds Global Power Electronics Market 2014-2018 and Power Electronics Market by Substrate Wafer Technology, Devices, Applications, and Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020 research reports to the semiconductor and electronics section of its online library. TheGlobal Power Electronics Market 2014-2018research report forecasts the industry to grow at 9.6% CAGR during 2013-2018. The Global Power Electronics market can be segmented into five end-user segments: Commercial, Industrial, Consumer Electronics, Transportation, and Others. Power electronics is the use of solid state electronics for the control and conversion of electrical energy. Most of the electronic systems are concerned with the transmission and processing of data and signals. These power electronic devices have high power efficiency, high blocking voltage, and the ability to work on low power. The most typical power electronic device is an AC/DC converter, which is used in various applications such as televisions, computers, and battery chargers.

Diodes Incorporated to Present at the Wells Fargo Securities Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on November 12
October 24, 2014
Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, today announced that the Company will present at the Wells Fargo Securities Technology, Media & Telecom Conference to be held at The Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Laura Mehrl, Director of Investor Relations, is scheduled to host a fireside chat at 3:50 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, and will be available to meet with investors throughout the day.

Despite fallout with GTAT, Apple still adamant on producing sapphire displays for its mobile devices
October 24, 2014
According to a recent Reuters report, tech giant Apple is presently reviewing its options for continuing the production of sapphire screens for its mobile devices. The report comes within weeks of Apple's fallout with its main sapphire-screen manufacturing partner, GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT).

Lockheed Martin provides operational support for PTDS aerostat system
October 24, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Lockheed Martin Corporation, an aerospace, defense, security and technology company, has announced that it is providing operational support for a Persistent Threat Detection System, or PTDS, aerostat system.

US Contract Notice: Department of Homeland Security Issues Solicitation for "Light Emitting Diode (LED) Marine Lanterns manufactured by Vega Industries Limited or Equal for use on lighted aids to navigation for the United States Coast Guard"
October 24, 2014
Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard (USCG) Officer has issued requirement for "Light Emitting Diode (LED) Marine Lanterns manufactured by Vega Industries Limited or Equal for use on lighted aids to navigation for the United States Coast Guard."


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