Distribution

Avnet Embedded to represent Intel Centrino Embedded Wireless modules in Europe

Avnet Embedded has updated its franchise distribution agreement adding Intel wireless modules to its portfolio of embedded products available to European designers. In embedded applications, the flexibility to "connect from anywhere" drives new products and markets, and with this signing, Avnet Embedded will now be able to offer an even broader range of wireless adapters.

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Avnet Embedded presents round Memory LCDs from Sharp

Avnet Embedded is introducing the new Memory LCD type LS010B7DH01 from Sharp, an ultra low-power display incorporating for the first time a circular active display area of 12,868 pixels. At a diameter of 1-inch (2.5 cm) with 128 x 128 pixel the new Memory LCD provides for a full graphic black and white visualization of content.

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Mouser signs global distribution agreement with Taoglas

Mouser Electronics has announced a new global partnership with Taoglas Antenna Solutions, a leading M2M antenna provider for external and embedded antenna solutions. The worldwide agreement with Taoglas Antenna Solutions will provide design engineers and buyers with access to a broad range of finished and custom external and embedded antenna solutions.

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Intersil expands precision analogue IC offerings with Micross Components

Intersil Corporation is expanding its precision analogue die offerings through authorised distributor Micross Components. Micross" initial focus will be on promoting bare die offerings to manufacturers seeking space-saving options and/or high reliability in critical or harsh-environment applications

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Rutronik offering new Soleriq E LED from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors

Now available from Rutronik the new Soleriq series is the first chip-on-board LED from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors and can achieve a luminous flux of 1500 lm to 4500 lm even at high application temperatures. This makes the device suitable for downlights with high performance requirements. The Soleriq E is available at Rutronik in two versions.  

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Rutronik stocking compact thick film resistor with 1100 W power rating from Vishay

Rutronik is now stocking the world’s first thick film resistor with a power rating of 1100 W in a compact footprint, manufactured by Vishay. Measuring 57 mm by 60 mm by 25 mm and weighing 79 g, the LPS1100 is designed for easy mounting to a heat sink and enables the development of smaller end products.

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New development platform aids evaluation of energy harvesting designs

Future Energy Solutions, a division of technical broadline distributor Future Electronics and a supplier of smart and clean energy solutions, has introduced a development system which enables design engineers to assess the feasibility of using harvested energy to power devices such as wireless sensors. The Energy Harvesting Platform comes with a proprietary PC software tool, which shows the user in real time the flow of energy from its capture by a device such as a solar panel, through conversion and storage, to its use in an application.

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New technical marketing structure for Europe announced by Avnet Memec

Avnet Memec has announced a new focussed technical marketing strategy for Europe, headed by the company"s regional vice president for Northern Europe, Bill Walker. As part of a broader restructure, Walker will absorb the role of vice president, technical marketing, in addition to his existing role.

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Arrow Electronics and Enterpoint announce free PCI Express training event

Arrow Electronics and Enterpoint are running a training event designed to take attendees through the process of implementing a custom PCI Express (PCIe) design in an Altera Cyclone-IV FPGA. The day, which is free of charge to attend, consists of a lecture session followed by a lab session where attendees get hands-on experience building a custom PCI Express design.  It will be held on 24th May 2012 at Arrow’s offices in Reading.

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