Vishay acquires Infineon's infrared components business for $120 million Product News 6/27/2001 Post a comment MALVERN, Pa. -- Vishay Intertechnology Inc. late today announced that it will acquire the infrared components business of Germany's Infineon Technologies AG for $120 million.
Under the terms, Vishay will take over Infineon's development, marketing and distribution activities in the infrared space. Infineon's infrared components business is headquartered in San Jose.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.