Combining sensor technology into a linear technology powerhouse might get other linear technology powerhouses to take similar steps. Anyone who ignores sensor technology in the "the Internet of everything" age does so at their peril.
It is the first acquisition of Linear Technology for the last 30 years as this company is so conservative in bringing new stuff in its own unique culture. Hope this is a good move for this customer to seek healthy growth.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.