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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.

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.

Keysight Technologies Introduces Transmitter Testing Solution for USB 3.1
October 24, 2014
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Keysight Technologies, Inc. today introduced transmitter (TX) test support for the USB 3.1 specification with the U7243B USB 3.1 transmitter performance validation and compliance test software. The test software allows authorized test centers to certify SuperSpeed USB and SuperSpeed USB 10-Gbps devices and gives in-house test and performance validation engineers the tools to ensure their devices comply with the USB 3.1 specification. The Keysight USB 3.1 solution provides accurate test results to reduce development costs and simplify measurement processes for test engineers in the consumer electronics, cable manufacturing and semiconductor industries. The test software operates on Keysight’s 90000 X-, Q- and Z-Series Infiniium real-time oscilloscopes with bandwidths of 16 GHz and higher. Access to the test signals through a USB test fixture is required.

-NXP Unveils Professional Performance LED Solutions for Core Segment Applications at Hong Kong International Light Fair
October 24, 2014
ENP Newswire - 24 October 2014Release date- 22102014 - Hong Kong Lighting Fair - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) announced it will exhibit its latest lighting technology at the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (27th-30th October 2014) including its new core segment LED driver platform for non-dimmable and dimmable LED applications, ranging from Candela shaped lamps that use 5W of power to integrated fixtures/luminairs, TLED or PAR lamps that require 25W of power.

Washington: Queen opens Information Age exhibition at Science Museum
October 24, 2014
The Institution of Engineering and Technology has issued the following news release: The Queen has officially opened a new exhibition celebrating the history of information and communication technologies where she also sent her first royal tweet. The £15.6m gallery features more than 800 objects and explores how breakthroughs in six key communication network – the telegraph, the telephone, radio and television broadcasting, satellite communications, computer networks and mobile communications – have transformed the world over the past 200 years. The 6m high copper and wood aerial tuning inductor from Rugby Radio Station – once the most powerful radio transmitter in the world – donated to the Science Museum by BT dominates the centre of the exhibition, which also includes state-of-the-art interactive displays to tell the personal stories of those whose lives were changed by each new wave of technology.

USPTO Published Patent application of MENTOR GRAPHICS CORPORATION titled as "CLOUD SERVICES PLATFORM"
October 24, 2014
United States Patent and Trademark Office has received an application no. 20140313542, published on October 23, 2014, by MENTOR GRAPHICS CORPORATION, titled as "CLOUD SERVICES PLATFORM" for the registration of patent.

-Mentor Graphics Appoints Vice President for PCB Design
October 24, 2014
ENP Newswire - 24 October 2014Release date- 23102014 - WILSONVILLE, Ore.-Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ: MENT) the market share and technology leader in printed circuit board (PCB) design, today announced the appointment of A.J. Incorvaia to the role of vice president and general manager of the company's Board Systems Division.

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."

President Sisi urges prompt accomplishment of energy projects
October 24, 2014
State Information Service, The Government of Egypt has issued the following news release: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held Thursday two meetings with Communication and Information Technology (CIT) Minister Atef Helmy, as well as Electricity and Renewable Energy Minister Mohamed Shaker, Presidential Spokesman Alaa Yousef said.


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