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Adoption of Digital Co-design Technology

July 31, 2007 11:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announces that Faraday has adopted Cadence® system-in-package (SiP) digital co-design technology. This technology strengthens Faraday's substrate design capability and enables the company to provide SiP implementation capability to the market. Today's fabless design companies are striving to shorten their design cycle times by prototyping as early as possible in the development stage....

Distribution Contract with Arrow Asia Pac.

July 31, 2007 8:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Telit Wireless Solutions Co., Ltd. announces that they have signed a distribution contract with Arrow Asia Pac. Under the terms of the agreement, Arrow will provide sales, marketing and technical service support to promote Telit's wide range of innovative machine-to-machine (m2m) modules in the Asia Pacific region....


Financial Results for the Quarter

July 31, 2007 8:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. reports its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2007, which included the following highlights: Second Quarter 2007 •Revenues totaled $113.8 million, an increase of 18% over the second quarter of 2006 •Kyocera Wireless Corporation awarded TriQuint with the RF Supplier-of-the-Year award •WCDMA/EDGE revenue up 152% over Q2 2006 •Transmit modules grew 141% over Q2 of 2006 •Tr...


Record Results for the Third Quarter

July 31, 2007 8:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Qualcomm Incorporated announces record results for the third quarter of fiscal 2007 ended July 1, 2007. Qualcomm posted a very strong third quarter: adjusted earnings came in at $934 million, a 29 percent increase over year-ago levels and up 11% from Q2. Sales for the quarter came in at $2.33 billion, up 19% from last year and 5 percent higher sequentially....

The Opening of Additional Design Centers

July 31, 2007 8:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

SkyCross announces the opening of additional design centers in Shanghai, China, and Gumi, South Korea, to meet increasing demand from wireless device manufacturers serving the rapidly growing Asian market. These new facilities complement existing SkyCross design centers and recently opened SkyCross manufacturing plants in Suwon, South Korea and Shenzhen, China....

Software-defined Radio Applications

July 31, 2007 8:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

PrismTech™ announces that ITT Corporation has selected PrismTech’s Spectra™ Tools for the development and deployment of software-defined radio applications. ITT, a major military contractor involved in the JTRS program and the developer of the Soldier Radio Waveform (SRW), will use Spectra Tools for waveform and platform component design, code generation and to verify portability, code accuracy, and Software Communications Architect...

Top Mobile Broadband Companies

July 31, 2007 8:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Beceem Communications announces that it has been named to the annual FierceBroadbandWireless "Fierce 15" list, designating it as one of the top mobile broadband companies of the year. FierceBroadbandWireless editors Lynnette Luna and Sue Marek evaluated hundreds of organizations, and found Beceem to be one of the "fiercest," proven by their market success and innovations in the industry....

Two Prestigious Industry Awards

July 31, 2007 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Asymtek receives two prestigious industry awards for its technology and service at the SEMICON West tradeshow held July 17-19, 2007 in San Francisco, CA: Advanced Packaging magazine honored Asymtek’s SC-400 PreciseCoat™ Jet for its technical innovation, and Semiconductor International magazine selected Asymtek’s DispenseJet® DJ-9000 Series as a winner of their Editors’ Choice Award for the Jet’s commercially proven excellence in semi...


SMA Flange Mount Connectors

July 18, 2007 11:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

RF Connectors, division of RF Industries, offers a variety of SMA flange mount connectors for use in OEM applications. The connectors feature solder post and solder cup electrical termination. Male and female connector interfaces are available. All flanges are standard .500 inch (12.7mm) square with ....

Mating Pin Headers

July 18, 2007 11:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mill-Max introduces a family of SPDIP mating pin headers to compliment its line of SPDIP sockets. SPDIP (Shrink Plastic) packaging reduces device lead spacing between pins down to .070” pitch (1.778 mm). This technology is utilized in memory, microcontrollers, video controllers and automotive design applications....

Touch Pad Controllers

July 18, 2007 11:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor is meeting the demand for touch-sensitive control with the introduction of two sensitive touch pad controllers. Freescale’s MPR081 and MPR082 proximity capacitive touch sensor controllers are designed to detect touch by measuring capacitance. Touch sensors are becoming essential for any interface with buttons....


Low Profile SMD Switches

July 18, 2007 11:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omron Electronic Components LLC announces the availability of the D3SH series of ultra-small size, low profile SMD switches. Measuring 3.4D × 3.0W × 0.9H mm and weighing 0.02g, the switch is utilized in presence/absence applications to detect location with an on-off signal. A unique mechanism enables high contact reliability and precision operation....

Single-output MOSFET Drivers

July 18, 2007 11:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. announces the MCP1401 and MCP1402 (MCP140X) single-output MOSFET drivers. The inverting MCP1401 and non-inverting MCP1402 MOSFET drivers are rated for a peak output current of 0.5A, over a wide operating voltage range of 4.5 to 18 V. They have good latch-up immunity and are available in miniature, 2 mm × 3 mm DFN and 5-pin SOT-23 packages....

Wireless Antenna Lab Rolls on Wheels

July 17, 2007 11:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

ETS-Lindgren’s AMS-8050 is a wireless antenna measurement lab that rolls on wheels. Although compact in size, the AMS-8050 performs like larger chambers and can be used for design validation, pre-certification testing and performance measurement. The AMS-8050 includes the RF absorber lined enclosure with RF sealing door, automated multi-axis positioner and controller, EMQuest EMQ-100 software, operational training video, dual polarized ante...

Buyer Beware

July 17, 2007 11:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nancy Maas Editor-in-Chief By the time this column is in print the much anticipated launch of Apple's iPhone will have occurred and some tech hungry consumers will have invested $500 to $600 for the latest electronic "must have" gadget. On June 29th Apple's iPhone went on sale at precisely 6:00 pm, not a moment sooner or later....


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