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Enabling the Next Generation of WCDMA Capable Mobile Devices

July 17, 2007 7:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

RF transceiver reduces the overall cost of ownership by focusing on both the physical hardware costs and the engineering and production costs. By Duncan Pilgrim, Sequoia Communications Growth of the WCDMA Market The handset industry is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of approximately 9 percent between 2006 and 2010, which equates to an increase of more than 400 million devices....

The DTV Transition: Unlimited Equipment Opportunities

July 17, 2007 7:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

While the DTV transition will almost certainly provide plentiful opportunities for equipment designers, manufacturers and importers, keeping abreast of the FCC rules is imperative. by Frederick M. Joyce, Esq. and Ronald E. Quirk, Jr., Esq., Venable LLP After many fits and starts, the United States is finally poised to replace its analog television technology with the technologically superior digital television ("DTV”") form...

Companies Collaborate in Developing a 3G Femto Cell Home Access Solution

July 17, 2007 6:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Thomson, a manufacturer of DSL Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), and Nokia Siemens Networks, a global enabler of communications services, announce their collaboration in developing a pioneering 3G femto cell home access solution. Femto cells are small cellular access points which provide enhanced coverage specifically in residential environments and enable operators to provide fixed-mobile convergence services and others such as IPTV....


White Mountain Labs to Offer Specialized Test Engineering Services

July 17, 2007 6:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

White Mountain Labs announces the addition of its new Automated Test Equipment (ATE) business segment, ClearTest ATE Services. Offering an experienced, test-engineering staff, along with expert development systems, ClearTest ATE Services will provide semiconductor manufacturers with complete test engineering solutions....

Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence in Electronics Category

July 17, 2007 6:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

Laird Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, announces that Martin L. Rapp, CEO, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year® 2007 Award in the electronics category in the Central Midwest region. According to Ernst & Young, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses....

2007 Partner of the Year Award Recipients

July 17, 2007 6:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Freescale Wireless Developer Network Names 2007 Partner of the Year Award Recipients. Honorees include Green Hills Software, Logic Product Development, San Juan Software, Trinity Convergence and Wind River Recognizing outstanding partners of the Wireless Developer Network, Freescale Semiconductor acknowledged five distinguished companies for their exceptional contributions to the program....

Keithley Instruments Recognized for Excellence by Texas Instruments

July 17, 2007 6:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Keithley Instruments, Inc. announced recently that it has received the Texas Instruments (TI) 2006 Supplier Excellence Award. The annual award honors firms whose dedication and commitment in supplying products and services meet TI's high standards for excellence. Recipients are chosen for their exemplary performance in the areas of cost, environmental responsibility, technology, responsiveness, assurance of supply, and quality....

Lear Corporation Hall of Fame Supplier

July 17, 2007 6:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

KOA Speer Electronics, Inc. was named as a Lear Corporation Hall of Fame Supplier for its superior performance in quality, service, technology and competitiveness. KOA Speer received its award during a recent ceremony and luncheon honoring the winners of the ninth annual Hall of Fame Awards program....


Agreement Signing for the Distribution of Fluke’s Electronic Test Tools

July 17, 2007 6:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Digi-Key Corporation and Fluke Corporation announces the signing of an agreement for the distribution of Fluke’s electronic test tools in the United States. Fluke Corporation is a world leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of electronic test tools. From industrial electronic installation, maintenance and service to precision measurement and quality control, Fluke tools help keep business and industry around the globe up and r...

Recognition As An Outstanding Supplier to AT&T Inc.

July 17, 2007 6:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Commitment to excellence over the past year has earned Fujitsu Network Communications recognition as an outstanding supplier to AT&T Inc., one of the world’s leading data, voice, wireless and Internet services providers. "We are proud of our long-standing tradition of providing unparalleled products and services to our business and residential customers," said Maureen Merkle, president, AT&T Procurement....

Adaptive Rate Technology Goes the Distance

July 17, 2007 5:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advancements in adaptive rate technology provide a more compelling solution for high frequency bands. By Gregg Levin, BridgeWave Communications Inc. As more and mission-critical voice and data traffic traverses high-capacity wireless networks, high-speed millimeter wave RF systems are gaining ground for improved security, reliability, availability and value....

Simulating Phase-Locked Loops

July 16, 2007 12:37 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Phase-locked loop simulation continues to be a big challenge for designers. The combination of RF and digital circuits makes PLL simulation at the transistor level particularly difficult. By Andy Howard, Agilent EEsof Phase-locked loop design and simulation continue to present major challenges for wireless system and RFIC designers....

Acoustic Wave Sensors Impact Auto Industry

July 16, 2007 7:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Acoustic wave devices are an attractive candidate for wireless sensor applications where a small footprint, robust design and low power requirements are critical for wide-scale implementation. Kerem Durdag, Vectron International Acoustic wave devices have played an important role in consumer and communication systems over the last 50 years due to their high performance, small size and high Represe...

Buying A Signal Analyzer

July 6, 2007 8:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Mark Elo Choosing the Correct Analyzer for Your Transmitter or Component Test Needs There are many analyzers available in the market today. Some are very specialized, while others offer more generic radio measurement capability; some are called click to enlarge Top, Figure 1....

Software-defined radio: The next wave in RF test instrumentation?

July 6, 2007 7:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Michael Millhaem, Keithley Instruments, Inc. Test equipment manufacturers are constantly challenged to develop new solutions for testing their customers’ latest devices, but they’ve traditionally developed specialized hardware to meet this challenge. The communications market is still more challenging due to the rapid development of new standards, which often require new stimulus and measurement capabilities....


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