Avago Technologies Ltd. and Emulex Corp. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Avago will acquire Emulex, a leader in network connectivity, monitoring and management, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $606 million, or $609 million net of cash and debt acquired.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Quintic’s Bluetooth Low Energy (BTLE) and Wearable businesses. With this transaction, NXP adds BTLE to an existing portfolio of ultra-low power RF-connectivity solutions key to the Internet-of-Things.
Texas Instruments (TI) announced the availability of its SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi®CC3100 and CC3200 modules for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The new SimpleLink family was introduced earlier this year as a low-power platform to simplify the ability to connect IoT solutions.
Cobham Wireless, formerly the Wireless Test Business of Aeroflex, and NI, the provider of platform-based systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, announced a worldwide partnership to service applications in cellular and connectivity with solutions based on PXI technology.
TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity, announced the official opening of its TE Wearables Lab in Menlo Park, Calif. Exclusively focused on wearable technologies across consumer, medical, industrial and defense businesses, the lab serves as a collaboration center for TE's team of engineers, scientists and its customers throughout the design process.
To help manufacturers easily add Wi-Fi® and dual-mode Bluetooth® to embedded applications,Texas Instruments (TI) announced the WiLink™ 8 combo connectivity modules, which supports Wi-Fi in the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands.
Texas Instruments (TI) announced that its SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3100and CC3200 devices, designed for the Internet of Things (IoT), are now Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ at the chip level. TI is the first company to have a chip achieve Wi-Fi Alliance® certification.
ANADIGICS Inc., a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, announced that the company is shipping production volumes of its AWL9280 and AWL9580S Wi-Fi front end ICs (FEICs) to LG Electronics in support of the global launch of the LG G3 Beat.