Future Electronics Announces New PSoC 6 Microcontroller Architecture from Cypress

Montreal, Canada – May 11, 2017 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced it will be carrying the new PSoC® 6 microcontroller from Cypress Semiconductor Corp., with samples available now, and full production planned for the fourth quarter of 2017.

The new PSoC 6 offers the lowest power and most flexible MCU architecture in the industry, and sets a new standard for battery-powered, secure IoT devices. Its game-changing architecture uses a dual-core ARM® Cortex®-M processing platform and integrates critical hardware-based security and connectivity for the Internet of Things.

The new architecture from Cypress is built on an ultra-low-power 40-nm process technology, delivering the industry’s lowest power and most flexibility, with integrated security features required for next-generation IoT devices. The architecture fills a gap in the IoT solution space between power-hungry and higher-cost application processors and performance-challenged, single-core MCUs, with its dual-core ARM® Cortex®-M4 and Cortex®-M0+ architecture, enabling designers to optimize both power and performance.

“With billions of potential vulnerabilities, security is paramount and the need to design in security at the lowest level in an IoT device is more important than ever,” said John Weil, Vice President of the MCU Business Unit at Cypress. “We built PSoC 6 to enable our customers to protect their products from cyber-attacks while at the same time empowering them to create new, innovative IoT devices leveraging the ultra-low-power, flexible and easy-to-use PSoC architecture.”

To stay informed, learn more and have a chance to win a development kit, join the PSoC 6 Early Adopter Community today.

To find out more information about Cypress products available through Future Electronics, as well as access to the world’s largest available-to-sell inventory, visit: www.FutureElectronics.com

About Cypress
Cypress is the leader in advanced embedded system solutions for the world’s most innovative automotive, industrial, home automation and appliances, consumer electronics and medical products. Cypress’ programmable systems-on-chip, general-purpose microcontrollers, analog ICs, wireless and USB-based connectivity solutions and reliable, high-performance memories help engineers design differentiated products and get them to market first. Cypress is committed to providing customers with the best support and engineering resources on the planet enabling innovators and out-of-the-box thinkers to disrupt markets and create new product categories in record time.

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 5,500 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. 

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Future Electronics Invites Designers and Engineers to Register for Free ST Seminars

Montreal, Canada – August 31, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, invites interested designers and engineers to register for free upcoming seminars presented by STMicroelectronics.

ST’s SENSational IoT seminar goes beyond product presentations to combine new advanced concepts and basic design principles with “real world” application examples. This is a great opportunity for attendees to ask leading industry experts questions to help with their next design.

The schedule includes free seminars being held in Bellevue, WA on September 13; Del Mar, CA on September 15; Hoffman Estates, IL on October 18; Cambridge, MA on October 25; RoundRock, TX on October 27; Minneapolis, MN on October 20; and Missisauga, ON on November 8.

For a full list of cities and dates, as well as more information about the free ST seminars or to register, visit: www.st.com/sensational.

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.

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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 etech ALERT About NXP’s LPC5411 Series of Microcontrollers

Montreal, Canada – July 26, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, recently released an etech ALERT featuring LPC5411 Series of microcontrollers, from NXP.

Expanding the LPC54000 series, the LPC5411x are highly integrated multi-market application microcontrollers designed to enable the next generation of Internet of Things end nodes. This new series adds higher RAM with up to a maximum of 192KB RAM, an on-chip dual/stereo Digital Microphone Interface (DMIC), and full speed USB.

To read the etech ALERT and learn more about NXP and the LPC5411 Series of microcontrollers available through Future Electronics, 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.

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martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Connectivity Solutions Hosting Free Internet of Things Hands-On Workshops

Montreal, Canada – May 4, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, is offering free hands-on workshops focusing on the Internet of Things and how to create, connect and control.

These one-day workshops will introduce attendees to three key technologies for the Internet of Things: NFC, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth Smart. The event presents a great opportunity to learn about the latest wireless technology trends and to evaluate leading solutions by some of the industry leading manufacturers.  Attendees will receive free demo and evaluation boards and also have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with the manufacturers during demo fairs in between classes.

Upcoming dates and locations for the Create, Connect, Control workshop series include:

June 2, 2016                   Montreal, Quebec
June 7, 2016                   Long Island, New York
June 8, 2016                   Denver, Colorado
June 9, 2016                  Boston, Massachusetts
June 15, 2016                Seattle, Washington
June 16, 2016                Vancouver, British Columbia
June 21, 2016                San Antonio, Texas
June 23, 2016                Portland, Oregon
July 19, 2016                 Atlanta, Georgia
August 3, 2016              San Jose, California
August 9, 2016              Los Angeles, California
August 10, 2016            Irvine, California
August 11, 2016            San Diego, California
August 25, 2016            Minneapolis, Minnesota
August 31, 2016            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
September 13, 2016       Toronto, Ontario
September 27, 2016       Kansas City, Kansas
September 29, 2016       Chicago, Illinois

Participating manufacturers are:

  • Atmel
  • Bosch
  • Cypress
  • GainSpan
  • Laird
  • Microchip
  • NXP
  • Panasonic
  • Qualcomm
  • Redpine Signals
  • Renesas
  • Silex Technology
  • STMicroelectronics
  • TE Connectivity

To find out more information or register for any of the free hands-on workshops offered by Future Connectivity Solutions, 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.

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martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

OriginGPS Expands Globally and Enhances Customer Support With New Future Electronics Partnership

OriginGPS Offers Its ‘Mini + Mighty’ GPS and GNSS Modules Through the Distributor’s Extensive Network of 169 Local Offices to Meet Accelerating Internet of Things Market Demands in Every Region.

Montreal, Canada and Airport City, Israel – February 8, 2016 – OriginGPS, a leading manufacturer of miniature Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) modules, announced today that it has struck a partnership with Future Electronics, one of the world’s leading global distributors of electronic components. As part of the agreement, OriginGPS’ ultra-small form factor and low-power GNSS modules will be distributed around the globe via Future’s dedicated wireless and radio frequency (RF) business unit, Future Connectivity Solutions.

“Future’s mission statement of redefining how to integrate emerging technologies into new applications is a perfect match for what we strive for with our GNSS modules that power improved navigation in legacy trackers verticals and in wearables and Internet of Things devices,” said Gal Jacobi, CEO of OriginGPS. “We’re thrilled to be working with Future Electronics to distribute our best-in-class GNSS modules, which will not only allow OriginGPS to reach new geographies and verticals, it will improve support and enable Future’s customers to easily add location based services.”

For its part, Future Electronics will now complement its comprehensive range of existing offerings with OriginGPS’ line of GNSS modules, providing a wider array of IoT-enabled location modules to customers. Through Future’s Connectivity Solutions team, customers will be empowered to maximize the value of IoT products and create new revenue streams by utilizing the modules’ cutting-edge, power-efficient design as part of a complete package of services. It will offer the modules through its network of 169 locations in 44 countries, with support provided by the company’s staff of more than 5,000 employees.

“OriginGPS has long demonstrated a commitment to providing cutting-edge location-based solutions,” said Kelly Murphy, Director of Marketing – Future Connectivity Solutions. “Its innovative GNSS modules strike that all-important balance between small size and low power consumption, ensuring that wearables, asset trackers and other devices boast optimal navigation without sacrificing battery life in the process. That ingenuity is exactly why we’re so excited to be partnering with OriginGPS.”

OriginGPS’ latest modules are the Multi Micro Hornet, the world’s smallest multi-GNSS module, and the Nano Spider, a miniature GPS receiver with an integrated receiver that stands at a mere 4.1 x 4.1 x 2.1 mm. OriginGPS’ Hornet and Spider lines balance high performance with low-power consumption, requiring only microwatts of battery life to achieve a rapid time to first fix (TTFF) of less than one second. Attuned to changes in context, temperature and satellite signals, the modules operate in near-continuous availability, able to pinpoint locations accurately to within approximately one meter with a tracking sensitivity of -163dBm.

Click here for more information and to purchase development kits for OriginGPS’ offerings, including the Nano Spider and Hornet modules that are available through Future Electronics.

Resources

  • For more information on the Nano Spider, Multi Micro Hornet and other OriginGPS modules, click here.
  • To get a look at OriginGPS’ world’s smallest module, click here.
  • For more on Future Electronics and Future Connectivity Solutions, click here.
  • To learn about where you can buy OriginGPS’ GPS / GNSS solutions, click here.

 

About OriginGPS

OriginGPS is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of miniaturized GNSS modules (“Spider” family), antenna modules (“Hornet” family) and antenna solutions. OriginGPS introduces unparalleled sensitivity and noise immunity by incorporating its proprietary Noise Free Zone technology for faster position fix and navigation stability even under challenging satellite signal conditions. For more information, contact: marketing@origingps.com or visit us at www.origingps.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, and 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.

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Future Electronics takes IoT beyond the exhibition halls as low-power wide-area wireless network demonstration stars at Electronica

Egham, UK – 24 September, 2014 – Future Electronics gave prospective visitors to its stand A4.259 at Electronica (Munich, 11-14 November) a taste of the Internet of Things demonstration it will be making at the show.

In a joint project with Semtech and Microchip Technology, Future Electronics is to deploy an ISM-band IoT network using LoRa™ technology, providing wireless connectivity across most of the Munich area with only a few gateways (base stations) while Electronica is taking place.

Up to 1,000 free and fully functional wireless sensor nodes are available to qualified engineers visiting the Future Electronics stand at Electronica, each with its own unique identification code. These demonstration boards, which provide standard interfaces to allow designers to integrate them with a sensor circuit, act as RF-enabled nodes, and connect automatically to the nearest available gateway in the temporary network.

Any engineer with a sensor node will be able to monitor in real time the communication link between their node and the network gateways by logging on to the network’s website via their computer, tablet or smartphone.

This live network will provide a practical demonstration of an innovative RF infrastructure to support the cloud-based monitoring of sensors, actuators and other types of IoT device. It will show that wide-area coverage can be achieved with low-power devices that can easily achieve multi-year battery lifetime with a common, off-the-shelf battery. In addition, the use of ISM-band licence-free spectrum frees IoT systems from the need to connect over wide areas via expensive mobile telephone networks.

The demonstration IoT Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) is backed by a series of displays on the Future Electronics stand on the theme of the Internet of Things, including a series of videos, product displays and tutorials showing how IoT systems can be built with components implementing the three stages of Collect, Control and Communicate.

Visitors will also be able to take part in the ‘Collect, Control, Communicate’ challenge, with prizes awarded to any visitor who can solve a specially modified Rubik’s Cube.

Future Electronics’ Vice-President Engineering and Vertical Markets, Stephen Carr, said: ‘Our customers are telling us that, while they hear a lot of talk about the Internet of Things, they are short on practical advice about how to implement it. A visit to the Future Electronics stand at Electronica will help to put this right, showing in detail how OEMs can achieve wide-area wireless coverage for sensors and other small devices, using standard components and in licence-free bandwidth.’

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.

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