STMicroelectronics Reveals Compact Contactless Module with boostedNFC™ Technology, Extending Secure Payment to Wearables

Geneva, October 19, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is delivering the technology for easy and secure contactless transactions using the ever more popular wristbands or fashionwear like watches or jewelry. The market-unique ST53G System-in-Package solution combines the Company’s industry-leading expertise in Near Field Communication (NFC) and secure-transaction chips.

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Silicon Labs Acquires Leading RTOS Company Micrium

Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) today announced the acquisition of Micrium, a leading supplier of real-time operating system (RTOS) software for the Internet of Things (IoT). This strategic acquisition helps simplify IoT design for all developers by combining a leading, commercial-grade embedded RTOS with Silicon Labs’ IoT expertise and solutions. Micrium’s RTOS and software tools will continue to be available to all silicon partners worldwide, giving customers a wide range of options, even when using non-Silicon Labs hardware. Micrium will continue to fully support existing as well as new customers.

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HARTING - Tools for Han® High Current Contacts

HARTING is expanding its product portfolio with regard to crimping tools for Han® high-voltage contacts. As well as the proven 130 kN manual crimping tool, a battery-driven hydraulic crimping tool is now available, which simplifies and accelerates the assembly of high-voltage contacts.

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