In The News

The In The News section is your go-to source for the latest developments, trends, and updates in the electronics industry. From breaking news on technological advancements to insights into the newest component releases, this section keeps you informed and engaged.


Revolutionising Traffic & Access Control with AI and Edge Computing

The Perini Business Park in Brazil, a leading 2.8 million m² commercial hub, has embarked on a transformative journey with SKIDATA, an international leader in the field of access solutions and their management, and ASUS IoT, a sub-brand of ASUS dedicated to th...

By Jack Pollard | 13-12-2023

China's Semiconductor Import Strategy: Navigating Global Restrictions

Despite numerous attempts to prevent China from accessing next-generation semiconductors, a recent report published by a bipartisan committee under the US House Representatives has revealed how China is able to get equipment capable of manufacturing devices wi...

By Robin Mitchell | 11-12-2023

Mouser's 2024 Trends in Electronics Component Purchasing

As we move toward 2024, it’s essential that buyers and purchasing professionals remain vigilant and informed about market trends to optimise their purchasing strategy and supply chain. To facilitate this, Mouser Electronics has compiled a list of 12 purchasing...

By Jack Pollard | 07-12-2023

Microsoft Unveils Custom AI Chips: Inside Microsoft’s Labs

As companies worldwide are beginning to see the advantages presented by custom chip solutions, Microsoft has recently announced its first range of custom chips that it says will power future AI systems and its Azure cloud infrastructure. Why are custom chips b...

By Robin Mitchell | 06-12-2023

Europe's Cutting-Edge EV Lab: onsemi's Newest Innovation

onsemi, a trailblazer in the semiconductor sector, recently unveiled its latest endeavour: a state-of-the-art application test lab located in Piestany, Slovakia. This facility stands as a beacon of innovation, particularly in the development of electric vehicl...

By Jack Pollard | 06-12-2023

Humane's Ai Pin Unveiled: Is It a Game Changer or Too Late

In a highly anticipated launch, Humane has finally demonstrated the Ai pin that they believe will change the world and how we interact with smart devices. While there is certainly some impressive technology integrated into the technology, others are somewhat p...

By Robin Mitchell | 05-12-2023

RISC-V Tech: US-China Policy Impact on Semiconductors

In a significant development within the semiconductor sector, US policymakers are deliberating on imposing limitations on China's engagement with the innovative RISC-V technology, a key player in the global open-source hardware movement. This is a stance that...

By Robin Mitchell | 07-11-2023

X-FAB Leads with New 110 nm BCD-on-SOI Solution

X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE, a frontrunner in the realm of analog/mixed-signal and specialty foundry services, has once again showcased its prowess in the domain of BCD-on-SOI technology. Marking a significant milestone, the foundry has unveiled its groundbreak...

By Jack Pollard | 06-11-2023

FORTEC United Kingdom: The New Era of Display Technology Ltd

Display Technology Ltd, a leading innovator in display and technological solutions, has experienced a remarkable journey since its foundation. As part of its ongoing evolution, a pivotal step has been its strategic partnership with the esteemed global entity,...

By Jack Pollard | 03-11-2023

Apacer's Enterprise Series SSDs: Large-Capacity for Industrial Use

As the digital landscape continues to evolve, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly recognising the importance of robust and reliable storage solutions. The demand for industrial-grade storage devices has surged, reflecting the critical ro...

By Jack Pollard | 02-11-2023

MIT Develops Finger Sensor for Advanced Robot Dexterity

Recognising the challenges faced by robotic systems, MIT researchers recently demonstrated a new finger-shaped sensor that can be used to handle various objects with ease. What challenges do robotic grippers face, what did the researchers develop, and how coul...

By Robin Mitchell | 26-10-2023

Curtin University's Breakthrough in Single-Molecule Detection

Recently, researchers from Curtin University (Australia) have developed a new single-molecule sensor that could potentially revolutionise the field of sensing. What challenges do sensors face when being shrunk in size, what did the researchers demonstrate, and...

By Robin Mitchell | 23-10-2023

Aerco & TE Connectivity: The New Chapter for Raychem Adaptors

TE Connectivity, a global leader in connectivity and sensor solutions, has recently embarked on a strategic move to rationalize its Raychem products. This decision underscores the company's commitment to innovation and quality, aiming to enhance its product of...

By Jack Pollard | 19-10-2023

Sourceability® & Cadence: Boosting Market Intel for Engineers

In the rapidly evolving world of electronics, the need for accurate and timely market intelligence has never been more crucial. As design engineers grapple with the challenges of supply chain disruptions and rapidly changing market dynamics, having access to r...

By Sourceability | 18-10-2023