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Dec 18, 2014, 11:00 ET
Kionix's full functional tri-axis accelerometers KX112 and KXCJB are the thinnest in the industry and suitable for mobile, wearable, health/medical and light-industrial applications.

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 is a ROHM Group Company

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.

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 all-in-one design integrates multiple peripherals for increased miniaturization. (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

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
ROHM Semiconductor.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

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's Wireless Key device (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

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.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

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's Resistor Selection Chart.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

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
The LAPIS Development kit is a complete kit including a feature rich development board with two microcontrollers, sample projects, a GUI to control the microcontrollers on the board, and all the tools required to allow you to write, program, run, and debug your application code on one or both microcontrollers.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

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...

Mar 18, 2014, 11:00 ET

New ROHM Semiconductor Switching Regulators Meet High Operating Voltage, Extended Temperature, and Small Layout Requirements

ROHM Semiconductor today introduced two new switching regulator series designed to meet the high operating voltage, extended temperature, and small...

Mar 10, 2014, 13:30 ET
ROHM Semiconductor.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

ROHM Semiconductor Introduces The Industry's Smallest Transistors, Reducing Footprint By 50%

ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the release of the smallest transistors in the industry. The VML0604 package (0.6mm x 0.4mm, t = 0.36mm)...

Mar 07, 2014, 11:00 ET
LAPIS Semiconductor's ML610Q79x devices are designed to control and collect data from multiple sensors.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

LAPIS Semiconductor Introduces Industry's Smallest Low Power Microcontrollers for Sensor Management

 LAPIS Semiconductor Co., Ltd., a ROHM Group Company, has recently announced the release of 8bit low power microcontrollers designed for sensor...

Feb 13, 2014, 13:30 ET
ROHM Semiconductor.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

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
ROHM's New LAPIS 8bit Flash Microcontrollers Ideal for Small Single-Phase DC Motor Control.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

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's new PMIC for Intel Bay Trail I Platforms.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

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's SiC MOSFETs deliver higher switching speeds and lower loss than Si IGBTs.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

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
ROHM Semiconductor.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

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.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

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 microcontroller series combine small packaging, high computational performance and low power consumption; low cost, feature-rich devices ideal for embedded applications.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

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
ROHM has started mass-production of a 1200V/180A-rated SiC MOS module BSM180D12P2C101 for inverters/converters used in industrial equipment and photovoltaic power conditioners.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

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,...