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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....

RF Filters

July 2, 2007 1:02 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Q Microwave, Inc. announces a line of RF filters customized for RF and microwave system requirements operating over the range of 500 MHz to 6 GHz. The filters are available in low-cost, surface-mount technology (SMT) package designs for high reliability and ease of assembly. These filters are good solutions for use in identification friend or foe (IFF) systems or any other applications requiring rugged and robust filter designs in demanding...

Splitter/filter modules

July 2, 2007 1:02 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Pulse expands its SmartER™ series of xDSL, high-density, low-pass splitter/filter modules suitable with high-bit-rate digital subscriber line (VDSL2) applications. Though designed for VDSL2, the modules can also be used in ADSL and ADSL2+ applications. The B8841NL complies with the ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) 600 Ω real impedance standard, and the B8846NL meets the ETSI option B and BT (British Telecom) ...


July 2, 2007 1:02 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor introduces the FIN212AC, the µSerDes™ device specifically designed for serializing high-speed signals in multi-megapixel-resolution CMOS and CCD image sensors commonly found in portable products such as cell phones with built-in cameras. Using Fairchild’s proprietary CTL™ I/O for serializing up to 12-bits at speeds up to 40 MHz, the FIN212AC can be configured as a serializer or deserializer and is implemented...

DC/AC Inverter

July 2, 2007 1:02 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Endicott Research Group introduces the E220 Series DC/AC inverter which combines up to 12 W of output power with ERG’s vacuum-encapsulated design to ensure reliable CCF lamp ignition for LCDs used in outside, cold storage or other low-temperature environments. The E220 provides starting voltages of up to 2300 Vrms in a compact, low-profile, PCB-mountable package for LCDS ranging in size from 5....

Model-base Design of Wireless Systems

June 29, 2007 6:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Mike Woodward, The MathWorks Technical and market forces make it increasingly challenging to design wireless systems in a timely and profitable manner. Wireless standards are more complex, devices must integrate several wireless standards, and companies are facing increased competition from new entrants to the market....

Beyond Platformization: Using Mobile Software Management to Achieve Feature Customization of Mobile Phones

June 29, 2007 6:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

By John Purcell, Red Bend Software "Platformization" of mobile phone software architectures promises to greatly speed the process of designing and decrease the cost of developing wireless devices. By leveraging a common software base, wireless designers and developers are able to more cost effectively build devices that meet manufacturer and operator click to enlarge Figure ...


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