Future Electronics Announces FPGA Automotive & Transportation Webinar with Microsemi

Montreal, Canada – April 11, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced a webinar with Microsemi, focusing on high security, extended temperature FPGAs for automotive and transportation applications.

The webinar will take place on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 2 o’clock Eastern time (1 pm Central, 11 am Pacific).

Focus technology areas and topics will include Microsemi’s SoC/FPGA automotive lineup, covering extended temperature solutions, low power features of Microsemi’s Flash Architecture, complete PPAP documentation, and AEC-Q100 Qualification; Reliability / Security, addressing secure communications and device authentication; Transportation IP; Video Processing / Analytics; Intelligent Transport; Electric Vehicle motor inverter/control, Instrument Cluster display interfaces; and case studies.

For more information and to register for the webinar, click here

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, President, Future Electronics has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

Media Contact

Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com
514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Electronics Promotes IGLOO2 FPGAs from Microsemi

Montreal, Canada – March 18, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced immediate availability of Microsemi’s IGLOO2 FPGAs, offering more resources in low density devices with the lowest power, proven security, and exceptional reliability.

These flash FPGA devices from Microsemi are ideal for general purpose functions such as Gigabit Ethernet or dual PCI Express control planes, bridging functions, input/output (I/O) expansion and conversion, video/image processing, system management and secure connectivity. Microsemi FPGAs are used by customers in Communications, Industrial, Medical, Defense, and Aviation markets.

Microsemi’s IGLOO2 FPGAs reduce total power by ~20-40% and offer protection from overbuilding and cloning.

For more information about Microsemi, IGLOO2 FPGAs, and access to the world’s largest available-to-sell inventory, visit www.FutureElectronics.com

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, President, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

Media Contact
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com
514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Electronics Is Hosting A Live Webinar With Microsemi On The Drive To Enhance Motor Control

Montreal, Canada – December 18, 2015 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced that it will be hosting a live webinar with Microsemi titled, “Deterministic BLDC/ PMSM Motor Control – The Drive to Enhance Motor Control” on January 21, 2016 at 2 p.m. EST.

This webinar will emphasize a Field Oriented Control (FOC) implementation based on Microsemi’s SmartFusion™-2, system-on-chip (SoC), field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and IGLOO™2 FPGAs, which will provide high-speed deterministic loop response. Microsemi intellectual property (IP) building blocks are available to help simplify the task and make it easy to tune and calibrate different motors.

This informative webinar will specifically cover:

  • Motor consideration
  • Control algorithms
  • Overcoming design challenges
  • FPGA advantages versus microcontroller (MCU)
  • Microsemi’s multi axis motor control solution
  • Applications

Join Future Electronics as its team takes you into the future with Microsemi. Register now to save your seat and for a chance to win a FitBit.

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, President, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

Media Contact
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.futureelectronics.com
514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Electronics Releases New etech ALERT Featuring Lattice’s ECP5 SERDES Enabled FPGA Family

Montreal, Canada – November 24, 2015 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently released a new etech ALERT featuring the ECP5 SERDES enabled FPGA family from Lattice Semiconductor.

Lattice’s ECP5 FPGA devices are optimized for delivering high performance features including an enhanced DSP architecture, high speed SERDES and high speed source synchronous interfaces in an economical FPGA fabric. This combination is achieved through advances in device architecture and the use of 40nm technology, thus making the devices suitable for high-volume, high-speed, low-cost applications.

In addition, these ECP5 devices offer flexible, reliable and secure configuration options, such as dual-boot capability, bitstream encryption, and TransFR field upgrade features. The Lattice Diamond™ design software enables large complex designs to be efficiently implemented using the ECP5 FPGA family.

ECP5 FPGAs are a low-cost, low-power, small form factor solution for implementing connectivity and video and imaging functionality in high-volume applications like small cells, industrial video cameras and broadband access equipment.

To read the etech ALERT for more information about Lattice, the ECP5 Series, FPGA, the Versa Development Kit, SERDES, and the PCI Express Development Board, click here

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

Media Contact
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com
514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Electronics Launches New Video Featuring Lattice’s ECP5 SERDES Enabled FPGA Family

Montreal, Canada – November 23, 2015 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently released a new video highlighting the many features and benefits of the ECP5 SERDES enabled FPGA family from Lattice Semiconductor.

The ECP5™ family is ideal for small-cell, microserver, broadband access, industrial video and other high-volume applications where considerations such as lowest possible cost, power, and smallest form-factor are crucial. The ECP5 family departs from conventional FPGA approaches, to deliver a SERDES-based solution that enables designers to quickly and easily add features and functions that complement those delivered by ASICs and ASSPs, thus lowering development risk and shortening time-to-market.

The video provides an overview of key EPC5 FPGA features, including 270 Mbps to 3.2 Gbps for Generic 8bit &10bit with SERDES modes; up to 4 channels per device in dual channel blocks for higher granularity; enhanced DSP blocks providing 2 times resource improvement for symmetrical filters; low static power; and programmable IO support for several input interfaces.

Typical applications for these cost competitive low power ECP5 FPGAs are small cells, industrial video cameras and broadband access equipment.

To watch the video and find out more information about Lattice, the ECP5 Series, FPGA, the Versa Development Kit, SERDES, and the PCI Express Development Board, click here

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

Media Contact
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com
514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Electronics Launches New Video Featuring the MachXO Series from Lattice Semiconductor

Montreal, Canada – September 11, 2015 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently launched a new video featuring the newest generation MachXO Series from Lattice

Lattice Semiconductor’s ultra-low density MachXO3™ Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) family is the world’s smallest, lowest-cost-per I/O programmable platform, aimed at expanding system capabilities and bridging emerging connectivity interfaces using both parallel and serial I/O.

With the MachXO3 family, customers now have multiple footprint compatible options: the MachXO3L device offers low-cost reprogrammable non-volatile configuration memory (NVCM), and now the MachXO3LF device with Flash memory.

At the heart of the MachXO3 device family is an FPGA with very flexible clocking, robust and powerful I/O, and lots of internal memory. It is ideal for control of system and chip level resets, chip enables, address decoding, multiplexing, and other traditional functions at which programmable logic devices excel.

To watch the video and learn more about Lattice Semiconductor, the MachXO Series, FPGAs, the MachXO3 Starter Kit, the MachXO3L FPGA, HW-USBN-2B USB Cables, and the MachXO3LF, visit: https://youtu.be/VfvH2mrf2Ew

About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

Media Contact
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com
514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Electronics Releases New etech ALERT Featuring the MachXO Series from Lattice Semiconductor

Montreal, Canada – September 10, 2015 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently released a new etech ALERT featuring the newest generation MachXO Series from Lattice Semiconductor.

The MachXO3LF™ device, the newest member of Lattice Semiconductor’s MachXO3™ FPGA family, provides essential bridging and I/O expansion functions to meet the increasing connectivity requirements of communications, computing, consumer and industrial markets.

MachXO3LF devices come with on-chip Flash for configuration and usage. They utilize the same advanced package technology as the MachXO3L™ family, thus providing a small-footprint and the highest I/O density of any device on the market. The pin-out compatibility allows easy migration between MachXO3L and MachXO3LF devices without changing printed circuit board design. The new MachXO3LF devices are immediately supported by Lattice Diamond® design software version 3.4.1 (and follow-on versions).

The MachXO3 FPGA family is widely successful in mobile, consumer, industrial, computation and communication applications. It has the lowest-cost per I/O, a small footprint, low power usage, high I/O count, high I/O density, low cost NVCM or Flash options for programming and configuration.

To read the etech ALERT for more information about Lattice Semiconductor, the MachXO Series, FPGAs, the MachXO3 Starter Kit, the MachXO3L FPGA, HW-USBN-2B USB Cables, and the MachXO3LF, click here

About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com

Media Contact
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com
514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR AND FUTURE ELECTRONICS SIGN GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT

News Release
For Immediate Release

EDITORIAL/READER CONTACT:
Bruce Fienberg, Lattice Semiconductor Corporation
Director, Corporate Communications
408.826.6150
Email: bruce.fienberg@latticesemi.com

Martin H. Gordon, Future Electronics
Director, Corporate Communications
514.694.7710 ext. 2236
Email: martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR AND FUTURE ELECTRONICS SIGN GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT

HILLSBORO, OR – July 9, 2013 — Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) and Future Electronics, a world class leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of electronic components, today announced a global distribution agreement. Under the terms of the agreement Future Electronics is authorized to sell Lattice’s complete portfolio of innovative low power, low cost FPGA, CPLD and programmable power management design solutions worldwide.

“We are very pleased to be partnering with Lattice Semiconductor,” said Philippe Vauclair, Director of Programmable SoCs at Future Electronics. “Their product portfolio greatly expands the Future Electronics’ customer base and has had a tremendous amount of interest from our sales and engineering teams.”

“We are very happy to have Future Electronics as part of our technically focused, global distribution network,” said Tom Huffman, Director of Worldwide Distribution at Lattice. “Future’s demand creation expertise and global footprint align perfectly with our market strategy. We expect Future to significantly increase our design opportunity pipeline and take Lattice technologies into customers and markets that we have underpenetrated in the past.”

About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide. Founded in 1968, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 42 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

About Lattice Semiconductor
Lattice is a service-driven developer of innovative low cost, low power programmable design solutions. For more information about how our FPGA, CPLD and programmable power management devices help our customers unlock their innovation, visit www.latticesemi.com. You can also follow us via Twitter, Facebook, or RSS.

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Microsemi and Future Electronics Announce Global Distribution Agreement

Customers to Benefit from Strong, Worldwide Technical Support

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June (20) 2013 ̶ Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, and Future Electronics, a world-class leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of electronic components, today announced that the two companies have entered into a broad-based, global distribution agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Future will provide worldwide sales, design support and fulfillment services for Microsemi’s complete line of semiconductor systems solutions, excluding certain government products and services.

“The addition of Future Electronics as a global channel partner marks yet another step forward in our strategy to build a powerful, worldwide distribution network to better support the expanding business and technical needs of our customers,” said Michael G. Sivetts III, vice president of Worldwide Distribution Sales for Microsemi. “We look forward to forging a strong relationship with the Future Electronics team and driving growth opportunities for both companies while expanding our global customer footprint.”

“Microsemi has an extensive portfolio of unique, high-performance semiconductor systems solutions that are a great match with our current line card and our customer base, particularly in the industrial sector,” said Matthew Rotholz, director of marketing, Analog and Power Products for Future Electronics. “Microsemi products are available from Future Electronics now, and we’re currently holding a series of technical training programs to bring our applications engineering and embedded system designers up-to-speed on Microsemi’s solutions as quickly as possible.”

Microsemi’s product offering includes many industry-leading products. Examples include:
· SmartFusion®2 System-on-Chip (SoC) FPGAs and IGLOO®2 FPGAs devices
· Mixed-signal analog RF power amplifiers (PAs) and front-end modules (FEMs)
· Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) ICs and midspans
· Power/RF discretes and modules
· Communication interface, synchronization and timing products

About Microsemi
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense & security, aerospace and industrial markets. Products include high-performance, radiation-hardened and highly reliable analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 3,000 employees globally. Learn more at www.microsemi.com.

About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide. Founded in 1968, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 42 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

Microsemi and the Microsemi logo are registered trademarks or service marks of Microsemi Corporation and/or its affiliates. Third-party trademarks and service marks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

EDITORIAL CONTACTS:
Gwen Carlson, Microsemi
Director, Corporate Communications
949.380.6135
Email: press@microsemi.com

Martin H. Gordon, Future Electronics
Director, Corporate Communications
514.694.7710 ext. 2236
Email: martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com