GLOBALFOUNDRIES Introduces New 12nm FinFET Technology for High-Performance Applications

Santa Clara, Calif., Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced plans to introduce a new 12nm Leading-Performance (12LP) FinFET semiconductor manufacturing process. The technology is expected to deliver better density and a performance boost over GF’s current-generation 14nm FinFET offering, satisfying the processing needs of the most demanding compute-intensive applications from artificial intelligence and virtual reality to high-end smartphones and networking infrastructure. Continue reading GLOBALFOUNDRIES Introduces New 12nm FinFET Technology for High-Performance Applications

Vishay Intertechnology TMBS® Rectifiers in SlimDPAK Save Space, Improve Thermal Performance and Efficiency

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) today introduced a new family of surface-mount TMBS® Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers in the eSMP® series SlimDPAK (TO-252AE) package. Offering lower profiles and better thermal performance than devices in the DPAK (TO-252AA), the Vishay General Semiconductor rectifiers feature reverse voltages from 45 V to 150 V, low forward voltage drop, and industry-high current ratings.
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Optalysys, Ltd. Raises $4 Million Seed Round to Break Bottlenecks in Genomic Research and Big Data Analysis

GLASSHOUGHTON, WEST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom and RENO, Nev., Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Optalysys Ltd. (@Optalysys), a start-up pioneering the development of light-speed optical coprocessors, today announced the company raised 3.95 million U.S. dollars / 3.05 million British pounds from undisclosed angel investors. Optalysys will use the funds to manufacture the first commercially available high-performance computing (HPC) processor based on its patented optical processing technology.
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Mercury Systems Receives $3.8M Order for Advanced Electronic Warfare Application

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) (www.mrcy.com), announced it received a $3.8M order from a leading defense prime contractor for high-performance radio frequency (RF) and microwave modules integrated into an advanced electronic warfare system. The order was booked in the Company’s fiscal 2018 first quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters. Continue reading Mercury Systems Receives $3.8M Order for Advanced Electronic Warfare Application

MKS Instruments Receives Lam Research’s 2017 Supplier Excellence Award

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) has been recognized with a 2017 Supplier Excellence Award from Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ:LRCX), a global supplier of innovative wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry. The awards, presented annually, acknowledge outstanding performance, strategic services, and critical collaboration.
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Sigma Designs Launches Z-Wave Smart Home Maker Challenge

FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sigma Designs® (NASDAQ:SIGM), a leading provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for Connected Smart TV platforms and Smart home IoT, and Make:, leader of the Maker movement and producer of the popular Maker Faire events, today announces a smart home Z-Wave app design contest for Makers and Developers. Continue reading Sigma Designs Launches Z-Wave Smart Home Maker Challenge

Orbit International’s Power Group Announces Receipt of IDIQ Contract for $21,709,300 for Production of Common Aircraft Armament Test Sets

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orbit International Corp. (OTC PINK:ORBT), an electronics manufacturer and software solution provider, today announced that its Power Group (OPG), through its Behlman Electronics, Inc. subsidiary, has been awarded a $21,709,300 firm fixed price indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for the production and delivery of up to 180 Common Aircraft Armament Test Sets (CAATS) and 100 Pure Air Generator Adaptor Sets (PAGS PAS) for the U.S. Navy and foreign military sales. Deliveries are expected to be completed in September 2020.
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Nuance and Universal Electronics Bring Conversational Interface to yes DBS in Israel

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) and Universal Electronics (UEI) (NASDAQ:UEIC) today announced that they power the first conversational interface for Pay TV in Israel for yes. yes, the sole direct satellite broadcast provider in Israel, will launch their first voice-powered remote control in September 2017, making it easier than ever before for subscribers to search and find premium video content in both Hebrew and English.
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