Electronic Products & Technology


March 27, 2018 by Stephen Law

SEMICON West 2018 to spotlight Smart technologies

Smart Workforce Pavilion: Connecting Next-Generation Talent with the Microelectronics Industry
March 13, 2018 by Michael Liedtke And Zeke Miller, The Associated Press, Washington

Trump blocks Broadcom takeover bid for Qualcomm 

US president Donald Trump blocked Singapore chipmaker Broadcom from pursuing a hostile takeover of U.S. rival Qualcomm, ruling the proposed combination would imperil national security.  The decision, announced late Monday, abruptly ends Broadcom’s four-month, $117 billion bid to buy Qualcomm – a…
March 8, 2018 by Stephen Law

IC delivers chip-to-cloud security right out of the box

NXP A71CH IC is a ready-to-use secure element for IoT devices providing a root of trust at the IC level and delivers, chip-to-cloud security right out of the box, so you can safely connect to IoT clouds and services, including AWS,…
February 27, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

EPTECH trade show comes to Markham this week

EPTECH's table-top style of exhibit is the only series of coast-to-coast national electronics shows in Canada
February 21, 2018 by The Associated Press, San Jose CA

Broadcom adjusts its buyout offer for Qualcomm

A tie-up with Broadcom would be the largest tech deal in history
February 17, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

TE Connectivity releases digital models in collaboration with SnapEDA

Engineers can now easily design-in more than 25,000 new of components with free symbols & footprints
February 14, 2018 by Stephen Law

Reflowable thermal switch protects against thermal runaway

SCHURTER RTS compact reflowable thermal switch for thermal protection of power semiconductors such as MOSFETs, ICs, IGBTs, TRIACs, SCRs, etc. Due to their inherent self-reinforcing heat-producing behavior, these components can overheat and lead to thermal runaway. Device prevents overheating by…
February 11, 2018 by Stephen Law

Low power active mixer delivers 7GHz bandwidth

ANALOG DEVICES LTC5562 low power, high performance active double-balanced mixer, capable of 50Ω matching over a very wide frequency range of 30MHz to 7GHz. This versatile mixer can be used in either frequency upconversion or downconversion applications, with outstanding conversion…
February 5, 2018 by Gabe Cherry, senior writer, Michigan Engineering, University of Michigan gcherry@umich.edu

Semiconductor breakthrough may be game-changer for organic solar cells

Buildings, clothing could generate power
February 1, 2018 by Youkyung Lee, The Associated Press, Seoul Korea

Behind South Korea’s chip boom, worries over future

The craze for smartphones, social media and universal connectivity is generating immense wealth but also deep unease in South Korea, source of a large share of the computer chips that make them work. Soaring demand for microchips used in smartphones,…
January 31, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Electro Sonic launches customer web portal

Electro Sonic, Markham ON, Canadian distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components recently introduced a customer web portal that provides customers with immediate access to price and availability on more than 1-million part numbers. “With our new web portal, customers…
January 29, 2018 by Stephen Law

Crossover processors boost performance with MCU ease-of-use

NXP Semiconductors i.MX RT crossover processors combine the high performance of a processor with the real-time functionality and ease-of-use of a microcontroller, supporting a wide range of applications. Devices are based on an Arm Cortex-M7 core that operates at 600MHz, more…