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April 8, 2009 6:48 am | Articles | Comments

There are inherent risks when it comes to wireless technology in medical electronic devices – security, performance, coexistence, EMI and privacy. Q: What are the requirements for effectively deploying and managing wireless medical devices? By R. Srinivasan, Principal Software Engineer, Cambridge Consultants Nowhere are the demands on wireless technology more complex and more critical than in the medical device industry.


Leading-Edge Technologies to Support Pervasive Wireless into the Next Decade and Beyond

April 2, 2009 8:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Radio Frequency Systems®(RFS) has developed a range of newly developed LTE solutions, as well as a family of 700MHz products, all of which are designed with both backwards and future compatibility in mind....

Flexible Multistandard Platform Handles Wireless Measurement Tasks of the Future

April 2, 2009 8:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

To meet the growing demands on testing in development and production, Rohde & Schwarz introduces the R&S CMW500 — a flexible, scalable platform. Now, users no longer need several instruments in order to handle the various measuring tasks....

Symmetricom Announces Worldwide Availability of IEEE 1588 PTP Translator

April 2, 2009 8:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Symmetricom®, Inc., a developer of precise time and frequency technologies that accelerate the deployment and enable the management of next generation networks, announce the worldwide availability of its TimeProvider® 500 IEEE 1588-2008 PTP Translator System....


Dual-Band Transmit Modules for Emerging Market Handsets

March 31, 2009 7:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

RF Micro Devices, Inc. introduces its RF716x family of dual-band (EGSM900/DCS1800 or GSM850/PCS1900) GSM/GPRS transmit modules. This product family meets the front end requirements of emerging markets handsets, including reduced solution size, improved efficiency and robust ESD protection. Each transmit module (TxM) in the product family is class 12 compliant, featuring two symmetrical (interchangeable) receive (Rx) ports for ease of routin...

Power MOSFET Technology Achieves RDS(ON) of 0.079 W

March 31, 2009 7:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

STMicroelectronics announces its MDmesh V technology that will enable a new generation of 650 V silicon power MOSFETs with RDS(ON) reaching below 0.079 in compact power packages to deliver efficiency and power density. These devices target power-conversion systems where small size and low energy consumption are major goals for design engineers....

Renewable Energy Kit Features Power Output of 45 W

March 31, 2009 7:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments unveils its C2000 Renewable Energy Developer's Kit that is a scaled down version of a digitally controlled DC/AC inverter. With a maximum power output of 45 W, the EVM board is capable of syncing to an external AC line and managing a back-up battery. The EVM board provides all the necessary current and voltage measurements to necessary to implement advanced algorithms such as maximum power point tracking....

1 V Oscillators Provide Low Current Consumption

March 31, 2009 7:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fox Electronics expands its line of small form factor, low voltage oscillators with the 1 V F200 Series in a 2.5 x 2.0 mm package, and a standby function that reduces the oscillator's current consumption to five µA for more efficient power usage. The oscillator's low current draw of 2.5 mA across the 1....

RF Power LDMOS Reduces Power Requirements

March 31, 2009 7:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor introduces its next generation of laterally diffused metal oxide semiconductor (LDMOS) RF power transistors for reduced power consumption in cellular transmitters. This high-voltage (HV8) RF Power LDMOS technology meets the demands of high-data rate applications such as W-CDMA and WiMAX, as well as emerging standards such as LTE and multicarrier GSM....


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