IQE to set up centre of excellence in Singapore
September 16, 2014
SEMICONDUCTOR supplier IQE has entered into a memorandum of understanding to set up a centre of excellence for the development of compound semiconductor technology in Singapore. The firm, which has headquarters in St Mellons, will jointly own the Compound Semiconductor Development Centre (CSDC) with WIN Semiconductors Corp and Nanyang Technological University.

ON Semiconductor Announces High Performance System-in-Package (SiP) Solution for Precision-Sensing in Portable Medical Devices; Semi-customizable, power efficient SiP solution enables miniature sensing systems ideal for mHealth applications including glucose monitors, heart rate monitors, and electrocardiogram analyzers
September 15, 2014
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN ), driving energy efficiency innovations, has responded to rapidly-evolving product development demands within the portable medical market by introducing Struix, a semi-customizable System-in-Package (SiP) solution for precision sensing and monitoring in a variety of mobile medical electronics including glucose monitors, heart rate monitors and electrocardiogram analyzers. Struix, which means "stacked" in Latin, utilizes advanced die stacking technology to integrate a custom-designed analog front-end (AFE) on top of an industry-leading 32-bit Application Specific Standard Product (ASSP) microcontroller (ULPMC10), to form a complete miniature system. By using standard and customizable components, Struix offers medical device manufacturers the design flexibility required to create unique medical sensor interface applications while improving time-to-market and cost-effectiveness.

Future Electronics signs distribution franchise agreement with Stadium Power
September 15, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Future Electronics, a distributor of electronic and electro-mechanical components, has signed a global distribution franchise agreement with Stadium Power, a provider of power supply solutions.

United Franchise Group Sees Global Growth Increases In 2014; UFG Brand Footprint Expands to 70 Countries
September 15, 2014
The five brands that are under the umbrella of the United Franchise Group can now be found in 70 countries worldwide. From the shadow of the Eifel Tower to small local communities, the diversity of locations in which a United Franchise Group brand can be found around the world has increased in 2014 as leading franchises Signarama, EmbroidMe, SuperGreen, and TransWorld all exhibit growth.         

Aerelight Design Launches the World's First Consumer-Ready OLED Lamp; The Aerelight Desk Lamp Is Powered by an Advanced OLED Light Panel, Providing a Warm, Natural Light Source of Task Lighting
September 15, 2014
Aerelight Design, a product design studio focused on developing innovative OLED-enabled lighting, today announced the aerelight(TM) desk lamp. Powered by an advanced energy-efficient OLED light panel, the aerelight lamp provides a warm, natural light source unlike that of a traditional lamp or overhead light. Organic light emitting diode (OLED) is the next-generation of energy-efficient lighting, generating natural light by passing electricity through a thin layer of carbon-based organic dyes. OTI Lumionics started Aerelight Design with an exclusive focus on OLED light to demonstrate that the technology is finally ready for the consumer market. While the technology has been successfully implemented into high-end smartphone displays in the last few years, the launch of the aerelight desk lamp marks the first consumer-ready OLED lamp at an affordable price.

Flint launches new plate for nyloflex NExT exposure technology
September 15, 2014
Flint Group and nyloflex NEF Digital has released a new high durometer plate that is especially designed for the nyloflex NExT exposure technology, for printing of flexible packaging and labels.

Veeco Instruments introduces TurboDisc EPIK700 GaN MOCVD system
September 12, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Veeco Instruments Inc., a provider of process equipment solutions which enable the manufacture of LEDs, power electronics, and hard drives, has introduced the new TurboDisc EPIK700 Gallium Nitride, or GaN, Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition, or MOCVD, system.

Daktronics partners with SU to install LED display at A. W. Mumford Stadium
September 11, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Daktronics, Inc., a supplier of electronic scoreboards, display systems and related marketing services, has partnered with Southern University and A&M College, or SU, and the SU System Foundation to install a new LED video display at A. W. Mumford Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for Jaguars football games.

Daktronics to provide new LED super-system to Baku Olympic Stadium
September 11, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Daktronics, Inc., a supplier of electronic scoreboards, display systems and related marketing services, has announced that it will provide a new LED super-system to Baku Olympic Stadium featuring two HD video displays.

Newark element14 announces availability of SceneStar LED Scene Lights
September 10, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Newark element14, an electronic components distribution company, has announced the availability of SceneStar LED Scene Lights.


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