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Security Software Protects Blackberry Users

November 14, 2006 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

SMobile Systems, announces that its mobile anti-virus solution for BlackBerry offers immediate protection against many of the vulnerabilities exposed by the BBProxy security tools, which will be released to the public today by Jesse D'Aguanno, a consultant with risk management firm Praetorian Global....

Transfer Information from Web to Mobile Device

November 14, 2006 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Bluetooth SIG introduces its TransSend client/server application that allows Internet content such as maps, addresses, phone numbers and other text and images to be wirelessly transferred from a Bluetooth enabled PC to another mobile Bluetooth device such as a phone or PDA. By providing this free of charge, useful, on-the-go capability to consumers, the Bluetooth SIG hopes to help increase customer satisfaction of Bluetooth enabled devi...

Offerings

November 14, 2006 10:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

ARC International today introduces an architecture that will meet the high definition (HD) media processing requirements in a wide array of consumer devices. The ARC® VRaptor™ Media Architecture will scale from simple MP3 decode to complex HD H.264 encode using an architecture that efficiently exploits parallelism in advanced media applications....

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Mobile Wireless Connection Made Easy

November 14, 2006 10:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

Strategies to optimize transceiver range and mitigate congestion in metro WiFi backhaul include dealing with issues such as spectral efficiency, signal degradation and congestion control. By Dr. Michael Nova The growing popularity of metropolitan WiFi networks highlights the strengths and weaknesses of using a mesh architecture for WiFi backhaul....

The MBMS Mobile Multimedia Standard and Application-Layer Forward Error Correction

October 27, 2006 12:36 pm | Product Releases | Comments

By Mark Watson and Thomas Stockhammer The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) has taken the lead in the definition of mobile multimedia broadcast services by integrating Multimedia Multicast/Broadcast Service (MBMS) in its Release 6 specifications. The MBMS specification was completed in the fall of 2005 and was approved in early 2006....

A New Generation Cartesian Loop Transmitter for Flexible Radio Solutions and Software Defined Radio

October 27, 2006 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

By C.N. Wilson and J.M. Gibbins The concept of ‘Software Defined Radio’ (SDR) is much discussed, but in practice can mean many different things to different people and organizations. In essence, the click to enlarge Figure 1....

E-passports: Are They the Way to Go?

October 20, 2006 8:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

The State Department is nearing completion of its conversion program for the hotly debated RFID-based electronic passports, or e-passports, despite warnings from security experts that these passports could be accessed or tracked by the wrong individuals. In fact, some security experts feel that the technology contained in this type of passport could be used by terrorists to construct a bomb designed to target anyone of their choosing....

Security for RFID Tags

October 20, 2006 7:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

SecureRF Corporation’s RFID tag device is based on a cryptography that is both lightweight and highly secure. Until now, existing security algorithms could not provide strong authentication and data protection on RFID tags. The reason: These algorithms, many of them over 20 years old, rely on multiplying large numbers and require more computing resources than are available on RFID tags....

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SiGe Medium-Power Discrete Component

October 19, 2006 8:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sirenza Microdevices announces the release of the Silicon Germanium (SiGe) high-linearity, medium power discrete product. The SGA-9089Z offers versatility and high performance from 50 to 4000 MHz. It can be biased from 2.7 to 3.3 V over a wide range of currents to deliver the optimum combination of linearity, noise figure and power up to 24 dBm....

Electrostatic Voltmeter

October 19, 2006 8:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

TREK, INC. announces the Model 325 electrostatic voltmeter, an ultra-sensitive instrument which is suited for noncontacting electrostatic voltage measurement and monitoring in applications within high-tech, semiconductor, materials processing, materials science and R&D sectors. This versatile instrument was specifically designed to be used in applications which require accurate, low-noise, noncontacting measurement of electrostatic voltage...

Mid-voltage Bipolar Transistors

October 19, 2006 8:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Zetex Semiconductors introduces a range of mid-voltage bipolar transistors in the SOT23 package, capable of handling a power dissipation of up to 1.25 W. With the 3 × 2.5 mm footprint, these seven NPN and six PNP devices help to increase circuit power density by replacing the much larger DPAK, SOT89 and SOT223 packaged parts....

Non-Magnetic Chip Resistors

October 19, 2006 8:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

State of the Art (SOTA), Inc. introduces a line of non-magnetic chip resistors. These compact, lightweight designs are appropriate for use in medical and sensor applications. The components are available in 13 standard case sizes: 0402 (.040" × .020") thru 3838 (.380" × .380"). These thick-film, non-magnetic resistors are available with wrap around terminations suitable for solder mount....

Dual Sampling Converter

October 19, 2006 8:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&D Technologies announces a new dual sampling, 14-bit ADSD-1410S A/D converter. Designers of medical instruments, radar I/Q, digital signal processors, plus instrumentation and ATE, both commercial and military applications, should find this fully-integrated, dual sampling 10 MS/S (mega sample per second), 14-bit resolution A/D converter very useful....

Tool Helps Evaluate DDS ICs

October 19, 2006 8:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices Inc. expands its suite of online evaluation tools with the introduction of ADIsimDDS™. The ADIsimDDS tool assists users in selecting, evaluating and troubleshooting direct digital synthesis (DDS) ICs from Analog Devices. Using parametric data to mathematically model the general behavior of a selected DDS IC, it allows designers to enter the desired operating conditions, evaluate the quality of the circuit's sine wave and ...

Architectural Planning Tool

October 19, 2006 8:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

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