The Intel RealSense D400 product family is in stock at Mouser Electronics. Built specifically to help embedded systems sense, understand, interact and learn from real-world environments, the Intel RealSense D400 product family offers designers a comprehensive platform of ready-to-use cameras, depth modules and vision processors that deliver embedded depth-sensing technology, real-time processing, and high-speed 3D imaging that is versatile and robust for a variety of indoor and outdoor applications.
RECOM’s 15W and 20W AC/DC power supplies are designed for low power IoT and household applications. Based on the footprint of the compact RAC10-K modules, these new modules feature high-efficiency over a wide load range and minimal standby power consumption. They are available now at www.Rutronik24.com.
Industry veteran Kris Haggstrom has joined PEI-Genesis as Senior Director of E-Commerce and Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS). Haggstrom brings a wealth of experience from the distribution segment having spent the better part of 25 years in various senior management positions for Future Electronics and Digi-Key Electronics, building and managing global sales and E-Commerce business units.
Radio-frequency (RF)-based long-range power-over-distance wireless power components from Powercast are available worldwide through Digi-Key Electronics thanks to a new distribution agreement.
It’s fair to say Steve Sanghi, CEO of Microchip Technology was not impressed once he and his colleagues got access to all the information on Microsemi that they were not able to get before acquiring the company. Excess inventory in distributors and luxury private planes are in his sights as issues to be addressed – and sharpish.
Mouser Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with Micron Technology. It adds a key memory technology manufacturer to Mouser’s portfolio. Micron products target a broad array of applications in the computing, networking, data, server, mobile, embedded, consumer, automotive, and industrial markets.
Arrow Electronics has signed an agreement with RFbeam Microwave to offer its planar radar sensor solutions across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). RFbeam’s technology range and engineering skills will extend Arrow’s existing capabilities to support customers in rolling out smart home and smart city applications.
Premier Farnell has named industry veteran Rob Rospedzihowski as Vice President for Sales, EMEA reporting to Chris Breslin, President, Premier Farnell. Rospedzihowski is responsible for Farnell element14’s sales across EMEA and takes on the role with immediate effect.
Avnet revenues rose 9.8% year on year to $5.06bn in the fourth quarter of 2018. Income fell to $58.6m against $81.4m in the fourth quarter. Highlights included Premier Farnell where revenues increased 13% year on year, and record 11.8% margins were achieved.
Distributors continue to help cushion customers from the effects of components shortages, though there are signs of a softening market. Addressing analysts on a call hosted by seeking alpha.com, Arrow Electronics CEO Michael Long indicated that while it’s global components business leading indicators remained healthy and its backlog continued to grow at robust rate, the rate of sequential year-over-year growth moderated.