STMicroelectronics and USound Deliver First Advanced MEMS Silicon Micro-Speakers

Geneva, Switzerland, and Graz, Austria, January 3, 2018 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and USound, an innovative and fast-growing audio company, have delivered the first silicon micro-speakers resulting from their technology collaboration announced last year. Engineering samples are now with lead customers, and trade demonstrations will take place during CES® 2018, in Las Vegas.

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AVX Receives A 2017 Bosch Global Supplier Award

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 27, 2017) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, was recently honored with a 2017 Bosch Global Supplier Award from Robert Bosch GmbH, a leading global supplier of technology and services. This year's ceremony took place on Wednesday, July 12, in Stuttgart, Germany, and marked the fifteenth anniversary of the biennial Bosch Global Supplier Awards, which recognize outstanding manufacturer and supplier performance with regard to the quality, cost, innovation, and logistics of products and services in six categories: innovation, raw materials and components, electronics and electromechanics, mechanics, commercial goods, and indirect packaging. AVX's Senior Vice President of Sales, Pete Venuto, and Kiyohiro Ariumi, the director of Kyocera Corporation's Corporate Sales Group, attended the ceremony and accepted the award.

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Highly Integrated AFE for Power Quality Monitoring Saves Significant Design Time and Cost Versus Custom Development

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today introduced a highly integrated polyphase analog front end (AFE) with power quality analysis designed to help extend the health and life of industrial equipment while saving developers significant time and cost over custom solutions. Achieving extremely accurate, high-performance power quality monitoring typically requires customized development, which can be expensive and time-consuming. The ADE9000 AFE is an off-the-shelf solution with embedded power quality algorithms and integrated with high-performance analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) in one single device.

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