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Using Multi-layer Organic Technology to Enable New Mobile WiMAX Solutions

August 9, 2007 5:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Jack Vickers, Jacket Micro Devices When it comes to developing a portable consumer WiMAX device, there are several significant issues to address. Advances in other technologies have conditioned the Figure 1. Typical MLO module construction. public to expect continual improvements in functionality and performance in ever-shrinking devices....

Key Considerations in Developing Mobile WiMAX Systems

August 8, 2007 12:26 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Byron Young, Adaptix Inc. Mobile WiMAX is poised to be the next big opportunity for equipment vendors and for the communications industry in general. It promises per-user bandwidth at multimegabit rates, boosts spectral efficiency and supports IP convergence out to the network edge....

Are New Broadband Speeds On the Horizon?

August 8, 2007 12:11 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Nancy Maas Editor-in-Chief Much to my surprise I recently read that the US trails other industrialized nations in high-speed Internet access. According to a report commissioned by the Communications Workers of America (CWA), the median download speed in the US is 1....


Complete Memory Subsystem Simplifies System Design for Embedded Applications

August 8, 2007 12:02 pm | Product Releases | Comments

SST announces its All-in-OneMemory product family, the SST88VP1107. By blending the key benefits of NOR, NAND and RAM in a unified architecture, the first All-in-OneMemory product comes configured with 512 kByte instant-on boot NOR, 128 MB execute-in-place (XIP) code storage, 120 MB data storage and 12 MB system RAM for mobile and embedded applications....

WiMAX Software Enhancement Supports 2G, 3G and 4G Networks

August 8, 2007 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Agilent wireless network optimization test platform for RF engineering and operation teams enables WiMAX test for IEEE 802.16e-2005 drive-test capabilities through a scalable, integrated, air interface measurement system. This software enhancement helps network equipment manufacturers and service providers identify interference issues and neighboring cell site configuration problems, enabling the smooth introduction and ongoing mainten...

8- and 32-bit MCUs Breaks Bit Boundaries

August 8, 2007 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Breaking new ground in 8- and 32-bit compatibility, Freescale introduces the first two members of its Flexis™ series of microcontrollers (MCUs). The MC9S08QE128, based on the S08 core, and MCF51QE128, the first device based on the ColdFire® V1 core, are 8- and 32-bit MCUs with pin-for-pin compatibility and a common set of on-chip peripherals and development tools....

BJTs Deliver Maximized Power Efficiency

August 8, 2007 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

ON Semiconductor’s low Vce(sat) bipolar junction transistors (BJTs) portfolio now includes PNP and NPN devices that incorporate advanced silicon technology. These transistors deliver maximized power efficiency and longer battery life than traditional BJTs or planar MOSFETS. Suited for a variety of portable applications, the low Vce(sat) BJTs are available in a multiple package options, including WDFN, SOT-23, SOT-223, SOT-563, ChipFET and S...

L-band Smart Synthesizer Eliminates External Programming

August 8, 2007 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Z-Communications, Inc. introduces an ultra small Smart Synthesizer series, which eliminate external programming. SFS1250A-LF is a new class of synthesizer for high quality, fixed frequency stable signal source. The smart design takes care of locking every single time the circuit is switched on or even every time it loses lock due to external factors....


Wide Terminal Resistor for High Power Applications

August 8, 2007 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

KOA Speer Electronics introduces the WK73 wide terminal flat chip resistor providing high reliability and performance. This flat chip resistor features higher power ratings as a result of its enhanced heat dissipation, as demonstrated by the WK73S3A type (1225 size) with a 1.5 W rating vs. KOA Speer’s RK73B3A type (2512 size) with a 1 W rating....

Single-package FXO Device for VoIP Equipment

August 8, 2007 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Teridian Semiconductor’s 73M1866 and 73M1966 offer an innovative approach in addressing the Foreign-Exchange-Office (FXO) function. These two solutions facilitate good voice quality and significant BOM cost reductions in business critical and residential Voice-over-IP (VoIP) applications. The Teridian 73M1866 is a single-chip solution that uses the company’s MicroDAA™ or data access arrangement (DAA) function designed exclusively for FX...

VoFi Analyzer Gives Insight into Call Quality and Troubleshooting

August 8, 2007 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

AirMagnet Inc.’s AirMagnet VoFi Analyzer is a tool for monitoring and troubleshooting voice-over-wireless LAN deployments in the enterprise. VoFi Analyzer PRO 3.0 provides a dramatic improvement in understanding of voice traffic as it traverses a wireless network, for the first time collecting and integrating connection, device and server data (air, phone and wire) for insight into the state of voice deployments....

Simplify Debug and Conformance Test

August 8, 2007 11:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tektronix, Inc.’s RFXpress™ is an advanced software package that performs RF/IF/IQ waveform creation and editing of digitally modulated signals for AWG5000 and AWG7000 arbitrary waveform generators. RFXpress provides a user interface that makes creation and management of general purpose digital RF waveforms far more intuitive....

Series Antenna

August 8, 2007 11:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

Antenna Factor introduces the WRT series antenna which is suitable for applications such as wireless vending, security, traffic, or power equipment, which require an unobtrusive, tamper-resistant antenna solution. The 19 3 11 mm radome installs through a small hole on the product and is anchored by a threaded base....

Beam-width Antenna

August 8, 2007 11:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cushcraft introduces its J33114V0, which offers high performance and versatility from 3.3 to 3.7 GHz. The beam-width antenna brings versatility to Cushcraft’s broadband wireless access antenna suite. The J330114V01-AN offers 45, 60, 90 and 120 degree H-plane beam-width adjustability in one ETSI CS2 compliant package....

Antenna System in Die Cast Aluminum

August 8, 2007 11:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pacific Wireless introduces the Vagi Series® antenna system, which is constructed of die cast aluminum alloy with anti-corrosion alodine finish. It comes standard with a 30” LMR240 pigtail with choice of an N female or N male connector and an adjustable 45° tilt galvanized steel QuikClamp bracket, which accommodates a 1” to 1....


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