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Low Power Microwave Tuner

November 15, 2007 7:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tyco Electronics announces the M/A-COM TU-6401, a lightweight low power SIGINT microwave tuner designed for signal search and collection applications. --> Tyco Electronics announces the M/A-COM TU-6401, a lightweight low-power SIGINT microwave tuner designed for signal search and collection applications....

Samsung, NXP & T3G Announce Multi-Standard Phone with SDR Technology

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

NXP, Samsung and T3G jointly announce the world's first TD-SCDMA HSDPA/GSM multi-mode mobile handset. Powered by a software-defined modem capable of achieving data transfer rates of 2.8 Mb/s, the Samsung SGH-T578H enables about 20 times faster transfers than GPRS, allowing consumers to download several high-quality MP3 files in less than a minute....

Vanu&reg and Mid-Tex Cellular Launch Cellular Industry's First System to Simultaneously Operate CDMA and GSM on a Single Platform

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

Vanu, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Anywave® Software Radio solution has been implemented in the cellular industry\2019s first system to ever simultaneously operate both GSM and CDMA on a single platform. Mid-Tex Cellular, a rural operator in central Texas, first launched Vanu\2019s GSM system in 2004 and this month officially added CDMA to existing GSM base stations via remote software downloads....


White House Acknowledges 50th Anniversary of IEEE Global Communications Conference

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

President George Bush has extended his personal congratulations to the IEEE Global Communications Conference on its upcoming 50th anniversary celebration, citing the conference for its international achievement in the "development and advancement of global communications" as well as "promoting achievement and innovation in technology and engineering....

MIPS and Sigma Designs Expand Relationship in Home Entertainment SoC Design

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

MIPS and Sigma Designs, both leaders in products for the digital living room, are announcing that Sigma Designs is licensing the MIPS32® 24K® family of cores for Sigma's next generation SoC designs for home entertainment products. Sigma chose MIPS Technologies for price, performance and low-power options, and for MIPS' comprehensive ecosystem of software, hardware and tool support....

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....


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