RFMW, Ltd. announces a discrete 400-Micron GaAs pHEMT FET. Designed using TriQuint’s proven 0.25 um pHEMT process, power, and efficiency at high-drain bias operating conditions are optimized. The TriQuint TGF2040 allows self-biasing and eliminates the need for a negative supply voltage.
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. [NASDAQ: MXIM] has announced that it is now shipping the MAX11156, a 12-pin, 18-bit successive approximation register (SAR) analog-to-digital converter (ADC). Available in a tiny 3 x 3 mm TDFN package, the MAX11156 integrates an internal reference and reference buffer, saving at least 70% board space over competing solutions.
Avago Technologies [Nasdaq:AVGO] has announced a new dual-channel, bi-directional 25 MBd digital optocoupler device, the ACSL-7210. The device is a dual-channel, high-speed digital optocoupler, optimized for bi-directional industrial communication networks.
The way in which radio spectrum is currently allocated to different wireless technologies can lead to gross inefficiencies. In some regions, for instance, the frequencies used by cellphones can be desperately congested, while large swaths of the broadcast-television spectrum stand idle.
A new GPS satellite has been launched into space. An unmanned Atlas V rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station this afternoon. It was the fifth time since December that an unmanned Atlas V rocket has been launched. The GPS 2F-4 spacecraft will join a constellation of other satellites circling already orbiting 11,000 miles above Earth.
The fiber optics market has experienced a significant increase in demand over the last decade, largely driven by the rise, availability, and affordability of sophisticated portable electronics, such as mobile phones, tablets, and laptops. These devices have accelerated global connectivity, simultaneously driving the need for a fast and reliable Internet infrastructure.
This year's event mostly consisted of upgrades to existing Google services that have already become daily habits for millions of people — one of Page's main goals. The new features assume most people want more help managing their lives from Google's brainy engineers and the sprawling data centers that house its millions of computers around the world.
To the U.S. technology industry, there's a dramatic shortfall in the number of Americans skilled in computer programming and engineering that is hampering business. To unions and some Democrats, it's more sinister: The push by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to expand the number of visas for high-tech foreign workers is an attempt to dilute a lucrative job market with cheap, indentured labor.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. [NASDAQ: SWKS], an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, introduced groundbreaking RF switching technology that is enabling early adopters to implement carrier aggregation solutions. Carrier aggregation allows mobile service providers to combine spectrum and increase data rate throughput by utilizing...
Averna has announced a successful design-validation partnership with Pace, a leading global developer of advanced technologies for service providers, to help gain SCTE-40 certification on various customer-premise equipment (CPE) for the cable and broadband industry.
SCANPAY.IT launches a new method to pay on smartphones and tablets that makes entering credit card information as easy as taking a picture. SCANPAY.IT aims to integrate this solution in over 10 000 mobile applications worldwide and make it a standard approved by a large majority of users.
LogMeIn, Inc. [NASDAQ: LOGM] has announced its collaboration with ARM to simplify and accelerate commercial development on the Internet of Things (IoT). As part of the agreement, the companies are cooperating on LogMeIn’s Xively Jumpstart Kit, a rapid prototyping-to-production bundle that significantly reduces the cost, complexity and learning curve required to bring IoT-based connected products and solutions to market.
Syfer Technology (UK) has announced a number of additions to its UL and TÜV approved range of SMD 250 VAC safety capacitors. To give engineers more scope in their designs, the upper capacitance value has been extended to 33 nF. The new higher capacitance devices expand Syfer’s highly successful B16 (TÜV/UL approved) and B17 (TÜV approved) safety certified capacitor ranges.
Bomar Interconnect Products, Inc. (Ledgewood, NJ) has announced the addition of high-density BNC male connectors to their extensive BNC connector portfolio. Boasting true 75-Ω performance, the plugs are ideally suited for employment in digital A/V cards, mobile broadcast, broadcast cameras, and studio integration applications.
RFMW, Ltd. (San Jose, CA) has announced the discrete 600-Micron GaAs pHEMT FET. The TGF2060 from TriQuint Semiconductor is constructed without via holes thereby allowing for self-biasing and eliminating the need for a negative supply voltage. Features include...