Tahoe RF Semiconductor (Auburn, CA) has announced a new, innovative, phased array technology called BeamDirectTM, for both commercial and military applications. BeamDirectTM improves the bandwidth and sensitivity of phased array radio systems.
The MX-042 EHXO (Extended Holdover Crystal Oscillator) from Vectron (Downers Grove, IL) is designed to provide a backup reference to TDD base stations and electrical grid market that need to maintain phase accuracy.
Texas Instruments (TI) (Dallas, TX) has introduced the industry’s fastest 4-channel, 14-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC), clocking in at 250 MSPS. System designers are increasingly challenged to pack more antennas and their requisite receive chains, into remote radio units and AESA radar systems, while also improving dynamic range and noise levels.
Analog Devices (Norwood, MA) introduced four new RF amplifier gain blocks which ease the design of high dynamic range communications, defense and instrumentation systems. Operating over a frequency range of 30 MHz to 6 GHz, the ADL5544, ADL5545, ADL5610 and ADL5611 RF amplifiers offer the industry’s best combination...
A shareholder advisory firm is backing Softbank in its attempted acquisition of a huge chunk of Sprint Nextel. The $20.1 billion bid from Japan's second-biggest mobile company would ease Sprint's debt burden and provide ample cash to improve its network and become a serious competitor, according to Institutional Shareholder Services.
Ken Behrendt had already had his fill of the hidden costs of offshoring, but the Eagle Creek Software Services chief executive was having trouble finding enough qualified consultants to expand the company's development and technical support business in the Dakotas.
A look at your account balance has just given you a shock: what’s going on here? While you have spent the last few weeks in the office and definitely haven’t travelled abroad, your account balance shows that you bought electronics in Turkey and ate out in France.
One of the most hotly debated topics in politics has a direct vein into the engineering community, drones (the hottest debated topic, unless of course you’re talking about 3D printed guns). As recently reported by NBC News, a company known as Denel Dynamics, out of Pretoria, South Africa, is preparing to test armed drones, which it intends to sell to governments around the world.
Oklahoma State University researchers are designing and building sleek, Kevlar-reinforced unmanned aircraft — or drones — to fly directly into the nation's worst storms and send back real-time data to first responders and forecasters.
AT&T Inc. says it will hire 225 new employees in Mississippi and fill 25 open positions as part of a plan to upgrade its wireless and wireline network in Mississippi. The new employees will increase the telecommunications giant's current Mississippi workforce of 2,700 people by about 8 percent.
President Barack Obama will be looking for signs from China's leader at their upcoming meeting that Beijing is ready to address its reported high-tech spying, which the White House sees as a top threat to the U.S. economy and national security.
Google is adding the recently released HTC One to its lineup of smartphones running on an unmodified version of its latest Android software. An HTC One model relying on the same version of Android as Google's Nexus brand will go on sale on June 26 for $599.
British chip designer ARM Holdings said it will defend its over 90 percent share of the mid-range mobile device market against hard-running rival Intel Corp, helped by a new processor it unveiled on Monday. ARM introduced the new Cortex A-12 processor optimized for smartphones that sell for between $200 and $350.
The U.S. International Trade Commission, which hears many patent fights, on Friday extended its deadline for ruling on whether Apple Inc infringes patents owned by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in making the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad.
MiCOM Labs (Seattle, WA) has announced the release of MiTest, a hardware and cloud based computing test system that can accelerate product development release by running regulatory compliance testing in a company’s own design lab.