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China Mobile in Talks for iPhone Deal

November 15, 2007 7:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

At the GSMA Mobile Asia Congress in Macau, China Mobile CEO Wang Jianzhou told reporters that his company was in talks with Apple for an exclusive iPhone deal in China. Jianzhou said the two companies have yet to come to an agreement over revenue sharing, however, which has reportedly been a deal-breaker for some carriers....

Blue Vector Wins 4th Annual Stevie Award for Best Overall Company

November 15, 2007 7:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Blue Vector Systems announces it has been chosen as best overall company of the year for the 4th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Among nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S. and several other countries, Blue Vector accepted this acknowledgement at a gala event held in Las Vegas Monday evening....

Leading Wi-Fi RTLS Vendors Consider Vertical Markets Advantageous for Growth

November 15, 2007 7:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

"While Wi-Fi RTLS vendors expand their markets horizontally, many will rely on healthy vertical markets for sustained growth," according to ABI Research vice president and research director, Stan Schatt. "Although manufacturing will lead the vertical market for active RFID product sales, healthcare will continue to dominate vertical sales for Wi-Fi RTLS....


Sprint Backs Out of Partnership with WiMAX Provider Clearwire

November 15, 2007 7:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sprint Nextel announces that it has backed out of its plans to partner with WiMAX provider Clearwire to build a nationwide WiMAX network. The company said in a statement, "[We] could not resolve complexities associated with the letter of intent and failed to reach final agreement on the terms of the transaction....

Emergency Notification System in Place at Major University Since 2004

November 15, 2007 6:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

In the wake of the Virginia Tech tragedy, colleges and universities across America began beefing up their safety and response measures — including emergency notification. The Ohio State University (OSU) and Franklin County (Ohio) have had emergency notification systems in place since 2004....

Digital Pen Technology Platform Offers Advanced Digital Features

November 15, 2007 6:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

InPlay Technologies’ FinePoint system of active digital computing pen technology offers a choice of battery-powered or battery-free pens. The patented FinePoint MPD-9xx series pen is a cordless, active RF digital pen (versus the analog pen used with most pen computing systems in the tablet PC market today)....

Battery-free Wireless Communication Technology for Sense and Control Applications

November 15, 2007 6:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

GreenPeak Technologies announces open standard, easy-to-install wireless communications devices for sensor applications that can operate without power cabling or a battery. These new wireless communication devices leverage three key technologies that enable it to operate in a battery-free environment without cabling....


Technology May Help Solve the Spectrum Shortage Dilemma

November 15, 2007 6:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Terocelo Inc.'s True Software Radio® technology, contained in the Lycon™ family of Chips, can address the ongoing international issue of spectrum shortage, according to the company. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States, as well as corresponding agencies in many other countries regulate the radio spectrum....


Jacketed Hand Formable Cables

November 8, 2007 7:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW annouces YouForm™ high quality, low cost jacketed hand-formable cables featuring stainless steel SMA plugs on each end are now available in straight and right angle configurations. VSWR tested 1.35 to 1 at 18 GHz for SMA straight connectors and 1.35 to 1 at 12.4 GHz for SMA right angle....

Series of Mount Crystals

November 8, 2007 7:41 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

NDK announces the availability of a series of ultra small, thin, surface mount crystals. The NX2016AA series measures L=2.0mm × W=1.6mm × H=0.45mm, measuring half the volume of any of NDK’s other crystal products. These crystals operate in a fundamental frequency range of 24 to 80 MHz while weighing just 6 mg....

Micro tilt sensors

November 8, 2007 7:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omron Electronic Components LLC announces the availability of the D6BN series of micro tilt sensors for detecting mechanical vertical versus horizontal positioning. With a low profile of 2 mm in a gull-wing SMD package, the D6BN sensors measure 7 W × 7 D mm. They consume 1 mA at 2.4 to 3....

Brand Feed Through Filters and Capacitors

November 8, 2007 7:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tyco Electronics Corporation introduces a line of CORCOM brand feed through filters and capacitors. These filters are suitable for AC applications ranging from 10 to 300 am/s, and DC applications ranging from 10 to 200 am/s. They are designed for high frequency applications such as servers, base stations, routers, power supplies and telecom....

High Performance Connector

November 8, 2007 7:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Santron Inc. announces the release of a high performance connector to address the problem of signal transmission and fragility of solder joints in hand-formable cable assemblies. Santron’s eSMA connector features an extended ferrule and enhanced performance from an innovative internal design....

Ultra-miniature Relays

November 8, 2007 7:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Teledyne Relays’ ultra-miniature SGRF300 and SGRF303 relays are formed lead versions of GRF300 and GRF303 relays. They are easily removed with hand tools. The SGRF relays feature good contact-to-contact isolation, pole-to-pole isolation and repeatability. Unique ground shields extend performance advantages over RF devices with formed leads for surface mounting....

Wireless Transmitter/Controller/Display

November 8, 2007 7:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

OTEK Corp. releases its Series ACW offering desirable features and specifications. Believed to be the industry’s first wireless transmitter/cont The "ACW" is powered by either/or current transformers (C.T.) and/or potential transformers (P.T.) in existing power line installations. Until now, the high voltage and/or high current is "wired" to the control panel either directly or through 4 to 20 mA transducers requiring expens...


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