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IBM, Alvarion to Deliver Wireless and WiMAX for Public Safety

June 5, 2006 11:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

Alvarion announces an alliance with IBM to offer and deliver wireless systems to municipalities and their public-safety agencies. The alliance will enable a new approach for delivery of scalable, multi-layer IP-based wireless networks that support data, voice and video for both fixed and mobile applications....

Boston Engineering to Develop Secure Baggage Tracking System for Logan Airport

June 5, 2006 11:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

As the only U.S.-based licensed engineering service provider for INKODE Corporation's innovative patented Chipless Remote Identification System (CRIS) technology, Boston Engineering Corporation is leading a pilot project that will demonstrate a cost-effective, fail-proof baggage-tracking security system at Logan Airport....

Aperto Networks and Allied Telesis Enter Alliance

June 5, 2006 11:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aperto Networks, developer of the world’s most advanced WiMAX base stations and subscriber units, today announced a strategic alliance with Allied Telesis to sell Aperto Networks’ carrier-grade PacketMAX™ solutions, starting with the 2.5 GHz product supply for the Japanese market. Upon frequency band approval, the partnership will enable Allied, a global provider of secure Ethernet/IP access solutions and a leader in the deployment ...


Using Data-centric Software to Optimize Design

June 5, 2006 11:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Data-centric methods and tools help developers optimize system resource usage and abstract data management coding from hardware-specifics, simplifying wireless device development, reducing time to market and managing BOM costs. Developing software for wireless devices is challenging. Cost considerations limit system resources in terms of CPU performance, memory, storage, power and bandwidth, putting pressure on software engineers to deve...

Power Solutions

May 19, 2006 11:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

M/A-COM provides standard and custom power solutions using a variety of transistor technologies including Si BiPolar, Si MOSFET, Si LDMOS, GaAs MESFET and GaAs pHEMT. We offer application-specific solutions for radar, avionics, WiMAX, MRI, broadcast, wireless infrastructure, satellite, plasma generators and military & commercial communications....

Ansoft Corporation Amends Stock Repurchase Program

May 11, 2006 6:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ansoft Corporation announces that its Board of Directors voted to amend its existing common stock repurchase program to permit the Company to acquire an additional 1,000,000 shares of its common stock. Under the original program approved in 1998 and amended in 2002 and 2004, the Company has purchased approximately 2,800,000 of the 3,000,000 shares authorized for repurchase....

Epoxy Dispenser

May 9, 2006 6:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

EFD's Ultra® 2400 Dispensing Workstation applies consistent amounts of epoxies and other assembly fluids. Get better process control with all-digital simultaneous display of dispense time, pressure, vacuum and shot count. Operator lockout and 16 memory programs ensure accurate dispensing for higher yields, plus simplify operator training and validation....

WiMAX Portability on Today’s WiMAX Fixed Networks—Wi-X Supplement

May 8, 2006 12:10 pm | Product Releases | Comments

A WiMAX system or network that can support portable operation addresses a much larger market need than a strictly "fixed" 802.16-2004 WiMAX implementation does that must be plugged in or bolted to walls. To date, it has been stated and accepted by the industry at large that portable operation must wait for the benefits of 802....


70 and 80 GHz Wireless Backhaul for WiMAX Networks—Wi-X Supplement

May 8, 2006 12:10 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Little attention has been devoted to WiMAX backhaul needs and evolution. With multi-sectored antennas likely and high data throughput possible, conventional PTP wireless transport solutions will quickly reach capacity. Recently released spectrum at 70 and 80 GHz, referred to as "E-band," is allowing a new breed of high-speed radios to be realized....

SP3T Analog Switches

May 8, 2006 12:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX4908/MAX4909, dual SP3T (single-pole triple-throw) analog switches. These switches handle negative signals with a single positive power supply, thereby reducing external component count and improving audio signal quality. The MAX4908/MAX4909 feature integrated shunt resistors to ground....

Bias Controllers

May 8, 2006 12:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the AX11014/MAX11015 ICs that set and control bias conditions for dual MESFET power devices found in point-to-point communication and other microwave base stations. The MAX11014 integrates closed-loop drain-current control for class A MESFET amplifier operation, while the MAX11015 sets the MESFET gate voltage for class AB operation....


Reject Filter

May 8, 2006 12:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments


Dual-channel In-amp

May 8, 2006 12:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices introduces a dual-channel in-amp in a 16-lead 4 × 4 mm chip scale package. The flexible AD8222 can also be configured as a differential output instrumentation amplifier. This differential output capability, coupled with the AD8222's noise performance (8 nV/root-Hz input noise) allows designers to use smaller supply rails without sacrificing signal-to-noise performance....

Firmware Upgrade

May 8, 2006 12:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments

WJ Communications announces a firmware upgrade to support the EPCglobal Class 1 Generation 2 standard for its MPR series PCMCIA type II reader cards. Generation 2 RFID technology provides better read range and performance and can be used anywhere, worldwide. The MPR series are designed for UHF Gen 2 functionality and are FCC certified....

Reference Flow

May 8, 2006 12:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Cadence Design Systems announces a 90 nm reference flow that addresses power-management and design-yield issues. The new flow is part of an ongoing collaboration with IBM and Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing. The companies developed this design reference flow for the 90-nm low-power process technology on the IBM-Chartered Common Platform and to provide in solutions to accelerate time to market for system-on-chip (SoC) designs....


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