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Dec 15, 2015, 11:00 ET ROHM's New 1608-Sized High Brightness Single Rank Chip LEDs

ROHM has recently announced the availability of high accuracy single-rank 1608-size high-brightness chip LEDs optimized for a wide variety of...


Nov 30, 2015, 11:00 ET ROHM Expands Its Full SiC Power Module Lineup

ROHM has recently announced the development of a 1200V/300A full SiC power module designed for inverters and converters in solar power conditioners...


Nov 17, 2015, 11:00 ET The World's First Qi-Certified Medium Power Transmitter Reference Design

 ROHM has received certification from WPC (Wireless Power Consortium) for its reference design using the BD57020MWV wireless power transmitter...


Oct 27, 2015, 11:30 ET ROHM's Ultra-High-Efficiency 76V DC/DC Buck Converter

 ROHM is announcing the availability of a 12 to 76V input, 3A variable output voltage, DC/DC Buck converter with integrated 76V MOSFET...


Sep 15, 2015, 20:45 ET ROHM's USB Type-C Power Delivery Controller ICs

 ROHM has recently announced the development of a new class of power controller ICs compatible with the latest USB Power Delivery (Rev2.0) and...


Jan 29, 2015, 14:00 ET ROHM Introduces The Industry's First Monolithic Supercap (EDLC) Cell Balancing IC

ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of a cell balancing IC that contributes to increased miniaturization, greater stability,...


Dec 18, 2014, 11:00 ET Kionix Announces the Industry's Thinnest Class of Accelerometers

Leading MEMS manufacturer, Kionix, Inc., announced today the industry's first ultra-thin full-functional tri-axis accelerometers:  the KX112...


Dec 01, 2014, 11:00 ET Kionix Announces New Software Development Center in Finland

Leading MEMS manufacturer, Kionix, Inc., together with its parent company, ROHM Semiconductor, announce the opening of a new software development...


Oct 21, 2014, 13:30 ET ROHM Semiconductor's General-Purpose Automotive MCU System Power Supplies for Idling Stop Systems

ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of system power supplies optimized for high-performance microcontrollers in a variety of...


Sep 03, 2014, 11:51 ET LAPIS Semiconductor's New Low Power Microcontroller Equipped with High Efficiency Class D Speaker Amplifier and Audio Playback Function

 LAPIS Semiconductor, a ROHM Group Company, has announced the development of a low power microcontroller that integrates an 8bit low power MCU...


Aug 27, 2014, 11:30 ET The Industry's First* Foundry Business for MEMS Utilizing Thin-Film Piezoelectric Elements

 ROHM has recently established a process for MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical System) utilizing thin-film piezoelectric elements, and implemented...


Jun 25, 2014, 14:26 ET ROHM Semiconductor's Innovative Wearable Key Device

ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of a versatile wearable key device that provides unprecedented functionality, from...


May 16, 2014, 11:00 ET ROHM Semiconductor's New LDO Lineup Designed for Automotive Applications

 ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of a new 16-model lineup of LDOs optimized for MCU power supplies in automotive body...


Apr 11, 2014, 15:41 ET ROHM Semiconductor's High Power Ultra-Low-Ohmic Shunt Resistors

 ROHM has recently announced the development of high power ultra-low-ohmic shunt resistors ideal for current detection in applications with...


Apr 01, 2014, 13:00 ET LAPIS Semiconductor Introduces LAPIS Development Kit to Streamline Application-Specific Design Process with its Mini Low Power Microcontrollers

 LAPIS Semiconductor Co. Ltd., a ROHM Group Company, today introduced its LAPIS Development Kit for its latest series of Mini Low Power...


Feb 13, 2014, 13:30 ET ROHM Semiconductor's Operational Amplifiers for Sensor Signal Amplification

 ROHM Semiconductor (TSE : 6963) today introduced the development of the BD5291G and the BD5291FVE low voltage, low offset operational...


Nov 21, 2013, 14:58 ET LAPIS Semiconductor's 8bit Flash Microcontrollers Ideal for Small Single-Phase DC Motor Control

LAPIS Semiconductor Co., Ltd., a ROHM Group Company, is introducing a family of 8bit microcontrollers designed for single-phase DC motor control...


Nov 15, 2013, 15:35 ET ROHM Semiconductor Introduces a Complete System PMIC for Intel Bay Trail I Platform

 ROHM Semiconductor (TSE : 6963) today introduced Power Management ICs (PMICs) designed for the Intel® AtomTM processor E3800...


Sep 19, 2013, 14:52 ET ROHM Semiconductor's 1200V SiC MOSFETs Deliver Cost-Effective, Breakthrough Performance

ROHM Semiconductor today announced the release of two new 80-milliohm 1200V SiC (Silicon Carbide) MOSFETs, designated SCT2080KE and SCH2080KE,...


Sep 11, 2013, 07:00 ET Freescale and ROHM will collaborate to deliver innovative automotive solutions for the Japanese and global markets

Freescale Semiconductor Japan Ltd. and ROHM Co. Ltd. have agreed to collaborate on select, automotive-related activities designed to provide...


Jul 09, 2013, 15:30 ET ROHM Semiconductor and Avnet Internix collaborate on a power supply module board optimized for Xilinx 7 series FPGAs and Zynq™-7000 all programmable SoCs

Avnet Internix, a subsidiary of Avnet's global Electronics Marketing group (Avnet EM) and ROHM Semiconductor, (ROHM) a Japanese IC manufacturer,...


Apr 23, 2013, 16:00 ET LAPIS Semiconductor's New Mini Low Power Microcontrollers Optimized for Embedded System Control

 LAPIS Semiconductor, a ROHM Group Company, is pleased to introduce the ML610Q100 series of low-cost, feature-rich, low-power...


Mar 19, 2013, 14:00 ET The Industry's first Mass-Produced SiC MOS Module, without a Schottky Diode

 ROHM has started mass-production of a 1200V/180A-rated SiC MOS module BSM180D12P2C101 for inverters/converters used in industrial equipment,...


Mar 04, 2013, 17:00 ET ROHM announces development of a Dedicated System Power Management IC to Support Intel's latest Atom™-based platform

 ROHM Co., Ltd. (TSE: 6963) has announced the development of a dedicated system power management IC (PMIC) to support Intel®...


Oct 18, 2012, 01:00 ET ROHM Becomes a Promoter for EnOcean Alliance

 ROHM Semiconductor today announced that it has become the ninth promoter of the EnOcean Alliance, making it a key player in developing an...