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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...

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....

Finalists Named in Location-based Solutions Innovators Series Event

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

Tele Atlas, a global provider of digital maps and dynamic content for navigation and location-based solutions (LBS), announces the finalists of the Tele Atlas LBS Innovators Series event held in conjunction with the Wireless Innovations Conference produced by Dow Jones VentureWire at Hotel Sofitel....

Cisco and Microsoft Locked in Battle for Unified Communications Market

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

According to a new study by analyst firm Infonetics Research, Cisco and Microsoft are locked in a battle of the titans for the unified communications (UC) market, with both vendors currently favored by buyers as Unified Messaging and Communicator suppliers. Avaya and Nortel also fare well as current UC suppliers....

Mobile Content Platform Market Falls Short of Expectations

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

The market for premium mobile content platforms grew almost 20% in 2007, resulting in a $3.4 billion share of the $18.5 billion of revenue generated by the mobile premium content market, according to recent research by MultiMedia Intelligence ( As cellular subscribers worldwide increasingly look for personalization and enhanced entertainment content on their mobile handsets, subscribers are continuing ...

All Datalogic Mobile Computers Achieve CCX Version 4 Certification

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

Datalogic Mobile announces that all of its mobile computers that run the Microsoft Windows CE 5.0 and Windows Mobile operating systems have been certified for Cisco Compatible Extensions Version 4 (CCX V4) using a radio solution provided by Summit Data Communications. Tom Burke, Director of World Wide Product Marketing for Datalogic Mobile, stated, "Datalogic is excited to be one of the first manufacturers to certify all our latest mo...

802.11n WLAN Suite Wins Best of Interop Award for Mobile and Wireless

May 5, 2008 5:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

AirMagnet Inc., the leader in security, performance and compliance solutions for wireless LANs, announced that the company’s new 802.11n WLAN Suite has won the Best of Interop Award for Mobile and Wireless. The suite consists of AirMagnet Analyzer 8.0 and AirMagnet Survey 6.0, both available next week in a special bundle (with a custom-built AirMagnet 802....

NXP and STMicro Merge Wireless Businesses into a Joint Venture

April 17, 2008 11:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

NXP — the independent semiconductor company founded by Philips — and STMicroelectronics, a leader in delivering advanced solutions for mobile products, recently announced their agreement to combine key wireless operations to form a joint-venture company with strong relationships with all major handset manufacturers....


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