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Microchip USA Attains ISO 27001:2013 Certification

TAMPA, FL – September 18, 2023 – Microchip USA, a leading electronic component independent distributor, proudly announces its successful achievement of the globally acclaimed ISO 27001:2013 certification. This milestone signifies the company’s unwavering commitment to the highest level of information security management. In an era, fraught with escalating cyber threats, this certification is a beacon of…

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UT Austin’s Quantum Leap in Semiconductor Innovation

In the heart of Texas, a revolution is underway, and its epicenter lies within the hallowed halls of The University of Texas at Austin. This renowned institution has emerged as a powerhouse in the national semiconductor landscape, igniting groundbreaking research and attracting investments from industry titans. Semiconductor Day: A Glimpse into the Future On the…

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A New Era in US-Vietnam Technological Partnership

U.S. President JoeBiden with Vietnam President Vo Van Thuong in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Image source: REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein) The United States and Vietnam have solidified their strategic ties in a groundbreaking move that aims to boost technological capabilities and counterbalance regional influences. This partnership is set to pave the way for unprecedented business ventures driven by industry…

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Top 10 Trends in Microcontroller Tech

In the world of embedded systems, microcontrollers are the foundation of innovation. These tiny computing devices have undergone remarkable advancements over the years, pushing forward the growth of various industries, such as automotive and healthcare. The transformative power of microcontrollers in these fields is not to be underestimated. From helping to control sophisticated automotive features…

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Japan’s Bold Venture: A Resurgence in Semiconductor Industry

Embarking on an ambitious mission, Japan rallies industry leaders to reclaim their position in the semiconductor industry. Their new chip plant, supported by a powerful coalition, holds not only immense significance for Japan but also for its allies who seek to diversify the global chip supply chain. Rapidus, the leading joint venture spearheading this initiative,…

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Digital Signal Processors (DSPs)

Digital Signal Processors (DSPs) represent a milestone in the realm of technological advancements. These integrated circuits work hard to manipulate analog signals in real-time, resulting in seamless operations in various electronic devices like smartphones, laptops, and stereo systems. Despite their immense significance in the current digital era, DSPs remain largely undetected in the background, enabling…

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The Engineer Shortage in Vietnam’s Growing Semiconductor Industry

The semiconductor industry is a vital sector that produces electronic devices necessary for national security. Vietnam can become a hub for the industry in Southeast Asia due to its young population, low labor costs, and favorable geographic location. However, the. need for skilled engineers is a significant challenge facing the industry in Vietnam.  Vietnam’s current…

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Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale vs Altera Arria 10

In the dynamic landscape of FPGA technology, Xilinx (now owned by AMD), and Altera (now owned by Intel) have been at the forefront with their cutting-edge offerings. Kintex Ultrascale and Altera Arria 10 are notable FPGA families that have garnered significant attention from engineers and designers alike. These FPGA technology leaders have continually pushed the…

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Microchip USA Opens New Office in Berlin, Germany

BERLIN, GERMANY – Microchip USA, a leading electronic component independent distributor, is pleased to announce the opening of its latest office in  Berlin, Germany. This strategic expansion underscores the company’s commitment to enhancing service delivery to its valued European clients and partners. Trevor Toma, CEO, was thrilled about the new initiative, saying, “The team at…

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Active vs Passive Components in Electronics

In the ever-evolving field of electronics, where continuous innovation pushes the limits of what’s achievable, a significant division defines the essential building blocks of electronics, known as electronic components. These components can be broadly categorized into two main types: active and passive. Despite their apparent differences in attributes and roles, these two types of components…

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Analog Devices $1 Billion Investment in Oregon Facility Expansion

Analog Devices logo. (Image source: Wiki Images) Analog Devices is celebrating a momentous achievement with a colossal investment of over $1 billion in expanding its cutting-edge semiconductor wafer fab located in Beaverton, Oregon. The Beaverton site, established back in 1978, proudly stands as ADI’s largest wafer fabrication consumer and healthcare. As part of this significant…

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