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Mobile Marketing Platform Clicks with Consumers

May 8, 2008 8:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Savvy marketers in China and throughout Asia are employing a revolutionary new technology from MyClick that allows consumers to access exciting promotional opportunities and discounts simply by taking aim and shooting with their mobile device cameras. MyClick’s new mobile device marketing platform, which is based on image recognition technology, is already being used by major brands like Pizza Hut to reach consumers with cutting-edge promot...

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RTD Sensors Suitable for High Vibration Environments

May 6, 2008 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Red Lion Controls Inc. announced the TMPRT00 (SMT) and TMPRTOO2 (pipe plug) RTD sensors with high vibration resistance and the ability to operate in pressure vessel applications. The sensors can easily be combined with temperature meters, controllers, and various accessories, such as connectors, transmitters, and extension wires for different temperature measurement and control requirements....

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Switching Power Supplies Offer Reduced Case Sizes

May 6, 2008 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Utilizing high-density SMT construction, the multi-package PMK225 line of switching power supplies offers case sizes up to 30 % smaller than products with similar output power. Presenting power densities of up to 4 W/in 3 , the device is available in U-Channel, enclosed, or DIN-Rail mount configurations....

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Evaluation Board for M2M Applications

May 6, 2008 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Connect One announces the IIEVB-PIC-2128-110/220 reference design and a corresponding evaluation board that bring together the 16-bit MCU for application control and the CO2128 iChip for secure, reliable TCP/IP connectivity to LAN and GPRS networks. Using the evaluation board, developers can quickly and easily develop an IP-enabled embedded system where the application resides on the PIC24 MCU and the networking and security are provided by...

Dual-Channel LDO Regulator Suits Battery-Powered Applications

May 6, 2008 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Micrel’s MIC5331/32/33 dual channel micro-power LDO regulator suits today’s power-hungry, battery-powered electronics, including mobile phones, PDAs, MP3 players, digital cameras, and handheld instruments. The device consumes a maximum of 40μA with both outputs enabled. The 2 mm 2 MLF-packaged device integrates two low-quiescent-current 300 mA LDOs and up to two power-on reset circuits with very small ceramic output capacitors to reduc...

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AWGs Furnish Complex Waveforms

May 6, 2008 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Using 15-bit vertical resolution, Agilent Technologies’ N6030A (PXI) and N8241A (LXI) PXI-and LXI-based arbitrary waveform generators (AWGs) can create simultaneous wide-bandwidth and high-resolution signals for electronic testing of radar, satellite, telecom or military communication equipment....

Switches Enable PCIe 2.0 Switching While Offering Zero Delay

May 6, 2008 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Enabling switching PCIe 2.0 data rates at 5.0 Gbps and operating at 1.8, 2.5, or 3.3, the MAX4888A and MAX4889A dual, passive PCIe switches allow multiple PCIe graphics cards to be used in PCs and servers. The MAX4888A (dual single-pole/double-throw- 2 × SPDT) is suited for switching two Rx or Tx equivalent lanes while the MAX4889A quad switch offers twice the capacity, handling four equivalent lanes of PCIe data with the equivalent hal...

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Wideband DAC Provides Low-Power Performance

May 6, 2008 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The 12-bit, 4.0 Gsps MAX19693 wideband DAC from Maxim Integrated Products can synthesize signals in the frequency range from DC to nearly 2 GHz. The device is optimized for direct digital synthesis of high-frequency and wideband signals in the first Nyquist zone. Suitable for applications such as wideband communications, radar waveform, and digital signal synthesis, the 11 mm 2 CSBGA device offers an SFDR of greater than 70 dBc below 800 M...

Computer-on Module Targets Handheld and Mobile Equipment

May 6, 2008 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Based on the high-performance Intel® Atom processor Z500 series, the RadiSys Procelerant Z500 addresses handheld and mobile applications with features such as 1GB memory, a MicroSD socket, and an extended input voltage range for battery power. Compatible with the Type 2 COM Express pin-out, the 85 x 70 mm module can pair with the RadiSys heatspreader/mechanical adapter to provide drop-in replacement for existing Basic Form Factor desig...

WiMAX Forum® Announces First North American Applications Lab

May 5, 2008 5:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

The WiMAX Forum® recently announced it has named the MAXWell Lab at the University of Maryland as home to the first WiMAX Forum endorsed applications lab in North America. Companies located in the United States and across the globe will benefit from and be able to more quickly take advantage of new applications for the mobile broadband Internet as a result of the WiMAX applications testing and development work conducted at the MAXWell La...

Silicon Shortage Prompts Strategy Changes for Photovoltaic Industry

May 5, 2008 5:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Booming global demand for solar energy has spurred a critical shortage of polysilicon used to make Photovoltaic (PV) cells, causing PV suppliers to realign their business structures and strategies and to seek alternative raw materials. Global revenue for PV cells is projected to increase to as much as $22....

Solutions Solve Delay Problems Faced by Satellite and Radio Networks

May 5, 2008 5:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Anagran has signed an agreement with HP for the distribution of Anagran high-capacity flow management products to federal, state and local government agencies. The agreement is designed to allow government organizations to protect their networks from overload and ensure the performance and quality of key applications, even over WANs consisting of high-loss, high-delay satellite and radio links....

Companies Team Up to Support Lastest LTE Standard

May 5, 2008 5:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tektronix, Inc., a worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation; and LitePoint Corporation, a provider of wireless test system solutions, recently announced their collaborative solution to LTE product development. LitePoint’s RSALTE software is designed to run on Tektronix RSA3000A/B and RSA6100A real-time spectrum analyzers, and offers 3....

Environmental Initiative Should Save Thousands More Trees, Decrease Landfill Use

May 5, 2008 5:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

In a drive to build upon its ongoing environmental initiatives, CommScope, Inc. is expanding its cable reel recycling program to customers of Andrew Wireless Solutions, the company’s division that is a global leader in communications systems and products. The Andrew Reel Recycling Program is an effort to reduce the waste of reels on which Andrew’s HELIAX® cables are shipped....

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