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Fully-integrated ZigBee Transceiver Modules

September 25, 2007 11:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

California Eastern Laboratories and LS Research jointly introduce transceiver modules designed for ZigBee and other low cost, low power IEEE 802.15.4 data transmission applications. Based on Freescale’s™ MC13192 transceiver IC and MC9S08GT60 microprocessor, the CEL/LSR Freestar module is a fully-integrated, drop-in RF transceiver solution that is appropriate for office and building automation, applications including HVAC and lighting co...

PoE for Wireless Access Points and Computer Workstations

September 25, 2007 11:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Phihong USA announces the release of a 60 W, 4-port midspan. Designated the Ultra PoE POE480U, this midspan provides total full power of 480 W and requires no power management. The Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) device is suited for remotely powering applications such as high-power radios, wireless access points and computer workstations in business and educational environments....

Jitter Test System

September 25, 2007 11:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Wireless Telecom Group Company announces the release of the Noise Com J7000 Jitter Test System. The Test System is a powerful test instrument designed to alter serial signal streams through injection of Gaussian noise in a way that reflects real world signal behavior. To evaluate performance of components and systems, the J7000 is capable of adding precise amounts of white noise to the signal stream that allows the measurement of Signal...


Can RFID Technology Help Resolve the Airline Debacle?

September 25, 2007 9:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nancy Maas Editor-in-Chief Within the last several months I’ve been on a plane more than usual. To say the least, they were not pleasant experiences and the customer support was practically nonexistent. Considering the state of affairs the airline industry is in right now, I felt compelled to do a little investigating on my own to find out how bad things really are and what steps are being taken by the International Air Transport ...

Simplify Multicore and FPGA-based Application Development

September 25, 2007 9:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

LabVIEW 8.5 is National Instruments’ latest version of the graphical system design platform for test, control and embedded system development. LabVIEW 8.5 simplifies multicore as well as FPGA-based application development with its intuitive parallel dataflow language. As processor manufacturers look to parallel multicore LabVIEW 8....

Computer History Museum

August 30, 2007 5:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Celebrating their legendary company that started Silicon Valley and spawned the semiconductor industry, approximately 2,000 Fairchild Semiconductor alumni, known as Fairchildren, and their guests will gather at the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley Oct. 4-6, 2007. A three-day celebration/reunion will commemorate the golden anniversary of Fairchild Semiconductor's 1957 founding....

Major Upgrade Contract for the Mass Transit Railway Corporation's Network

August 30, 2007 5:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Andrew Corporation has won a major upgrade contract for the Mass Transit Railway Corporation's (MTRC) territory-wide radio network in Hong Kong. As part of this project, Andrew will modify MTRC's communications infrastructure in stations, tunnels, and other buildings to enable migration of the railway's radio system from a conventional 80 megahertz (MHz) trunk radio system to an 800 MHz TETRA (terrestrial trunked radio) system....

Global Distribution Agreement

August 30, 2007 5:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation and Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. announces that the companies have signed a global distribution agreement under which Digi-Key will offer Catalyst's analog, mixed signal and non-volatile memory products. Catalyst's products include LED drivers, DC-DC converters, Low Dropout Drivers (LDD™), linear regulators, voltage supervisors, Digitally Programmable Potentiometers (DPP™), I/O ...


Agreement to Acquire Peak Devices, Inc.

August 30, 2007 5:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

TriQuint Semiconductor announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Peak Devices, Inc. of Boulder, Colorado, in a cash transaction expected to close within the quarter. Peak Devices is a privately held, fabless semiconductor company with a highly experienced RF team that focuses on RF discrete transistor technology....

Definitive Agreement for NetworkFab to Join Agilent

August 30, 2007 5:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. and NetworkFab Corp. announces that they have signed a definitive agreement for NetworkFab to join Agilent. Privately held NetworkFab designs and builds advanced signal intelligence, communications and jammer systems for the U.S. military, intelligence agencies and law enforcement groups....

Time and Frequency Processors

August 30, 2007 5:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

TRAK Microwave Corporation announces that it has been selected by L-3 Communications Narda-East, to supply 9100AN-44 Time and Frequency Processors for the GMT program. The transportable Quad-band SatCom Terminals developed for the GMT program by L-3 will utilize TRAK's Time Code Processors enabling communication nodes to be synchronized over the entire network....

RFID Solutions Center

August 30, 2007 5:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

HP unveils an RFID Solutions Center in Milan, Italy, and announces that the company has been designated a strategic RFID technology provider to Euro Pool System, the No. 1 provider of returnable packing for fresh products in Europe. The new center is designed to spur RFID (radio frequency identification) adoption by providing HP partners and customers with access to RFID innovations and resources to develop and test integrated solutions, h...

Expansion of Line-card

August 30, 2007 5:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mouser Electronics, Inc. announces the expansion of its line-card by signing 31 additional electronic component suppliers in the first half of 2007. With an already extensive portfolio of products across the board, the additional suppliers bolster the product choices for Mouser’s unique design engineering customer base....

Free Subscriptions to its Monthly Technical eJournal

August 30, 2007 5:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Newark, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, announces it is offering free subscriptions to its monthly technical eJournal, Leading Edge, at Launched six months ago Leading Edge has been available only to Newark's technical and design engineer customers. Each issue of Leading Edge focuses on the very latest design solutions for a specific application, such as signal chains, power management or wired connecti...

Patent Approval for Three-dimensional Structures

August 30, 2007 5:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Jacket Micro Devices, Inc. receives patent approval for new methods of fabricating three-dimensional (3-D) all-organic interconnect structures. These new methods are an extension of JMDD's Multi-Layer Organic (MLO) packaging technologies. The patent, entitled "Methods for Fabricating Three-Dimensional All-Organic Interconnect Structures" is JMD's fifth patent related to MLO design and technology....


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