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ON Semiconductor Unveils High Performance System-in-Package (SiP) Solution
September 18, 2014
ON Semiconductor has introduced 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.

MEDIA ALERT: NXP Hosts Roundtable to Discuss Connected Car Security; Leaders in Connected Mobility Meet to Share Ideas, Trends and Insights Into the Future of Connected Vehicles
September 17, 2014
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Nasdaq:NXPI), working with UC Davis' Institute of Transportation studies and E-Mobility Connection, will host an automobile security round table on Friday, September 19 at the UC Davis West Village in Davis, California. The roundtable will discuss the mounting security concerns around connected vehicles and how some of today's leading manufacturers and industry experts are overcoming these challenges.

ON Semiconductor introduces Struix SiP solution
September 17, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: ON Semiconductor has introduced Struix, a semi-customizable System-in-Package, or SiP, solution for precision sensing and monitoring in mobile medical electronics including glucose monitors, heart rate monitors and electrocardiogram analyzers.

TriQuint's Award-Winning TQP9059 MMPA Secures 2014 China ACE Award; Global Sources honors TriQuint for outstanding RF/Wireless/Microwave Product of the Year
September 17, 2014
TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TQNT), a leading RF solutions supplier and technology innovator, today announced its TQP9059 , a versatile multi-mode, multi-band power amplifier (MMPA) module with envelope tracking, earned an award in the Outstanding RF/Wireless/Microwave Products of the Year category at the 2014 China Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards. The highly integrated module not only prolongs battery life with new envelope tracking technology, but also simplifies complex RF design for multi-band smartphones with a new mobile chip interface used by multiple chipset partners. It is designed on TriQuint's GaAs HBT technology with CuFlip® assembly offering state-of-the-art reliability, temperature stability and ruggedness. Its RF performance meets the stringent linearity, noise and harmonics requirements for multi-mode operation while simultaneously offering a system current consumption lower by 50mA than the nearest competitor, thus improving battery life.

PMC Delivers Industry's First 16-port SAS and SATA Storage Controllers for Data Center Servers; PMC's I/O Controllers Enable OEMs and ODMs to Provide Customized Server Hardware for Hyperscale Deployments at 2X the Density and up to 40% Less Power
September 17, 2014
PMC-Sierra, Inc. (PMC®) (Nasdaq:PMCS), the semiconductor and software solutions innovator transforming networks that connect, move and store big data, today announced the company is first to ship 16-port 12Gb/s SAS and 16-port 6Gb/s SATA I/O controller solutions. PMC's data center I/O products enable OEMs and ODMs to design cost-effective customized server hardware for hyperscale deployments, such as Open Compute, Windows Cloud Servers, OpenStack and Project Scorpio. The devices have the industry's highest port density, lowest power and are capable of more than 1,000,000 I/Os per second to support the most demanding cloud software applications.

Inphi to Unveil New Innovative Coherent Technology and Showcase End-to-End 100G PAM4 Optical Link and Latest iKON 100G CDR Retimer at ECOC 2014
September 17, 2014
Inphi Corporation (NYSE: IPHI), a leading provider of high-speed, mixed signal semiconductor solutions for the communications, data center and computing markets, today announced its participation at the European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 2014. The company is an industry first with its new coherent technology and showcasing its latest iKON 100G CDR for the long haul, metro and data center markets.

Microsemi acquires Centellax
September 17, 2014
Microsemi Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary CNT Acquisition Corp., has acquired Centellax, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of analog semiconductor products. All the companies are based in the US. Microsemi is a provider of semiconductor and system solutions. Announcement (September 10, 2014): Microsemi has entered into an agreement to acquire Centellax. Stifel Financial Corp. is acting as financial advisor and Bryan Cave LLP is acting as legal advisor to Centellax.

Lattice Semiconductor unveils USB 3.1 Type-C power delivery solution
September 16, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has unveiled a USB 3.1 Type-C power delivery solution that enables manufacturers to develop USB 3.1 Type-C connectors.

ON Semiconductor launches new KAI-08670 Image Sensor
September 16, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: ON Semiconductor has announced the launch of new KAI-08670 Image Sensor, an 8.6-megapixel CCD in an APS-H optical format.

Orange selects IDT's RapidIO interconnect switches and bridges
September 12, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Integrated Device Technology, Inc., or IDT, which designs, develops, manufactures and markets semiconductor solutions, has announced that Orange Silicon Valley has selected IDT's x86 compute cluster and 20Gbps RapidIO interconnect switches and bridges as the processing platform to execute analytics on social media traffic during the FIFA World Cup finals.


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