Nexergy, Inc. and International Components Corporation announced a definitive merger agreement. The move, effective immediately, creates the industry's largest designer and manufacturer of rechargeable power systems and will be recognized as the premier innovative partner in the industry. This merger combines ICC's long history of innovation in the portable power industry and global manufacturing footprint with Nexergy's strength as a designer and manufacturer of battery packs.
DEARBORN, Mich., /PRNewswire/ -- A new Ford Web site offers video, text and diagrams to help consumers understand differences in the technologies of electrified vehicles. Electrification is an important piece of Ford's overall sustainability strategy designed to deliver affordable fuel economy options for consumers.
NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Markets for advanced charging technologies (including solar-powered handsets, solar chargers, wireless power units, fuel-cell battery charging products and public charging kiosks), worth about $1.5 billion in 2010, are forecast by ABI Research to grow at a robust CAGR of more than 86% to exceed $34 billion in 2015.
VANCOUVER, /CNW/ - Sierra Wireless today introduced the industry's first and only suite of embedded wireless modules designed specifically for automotive manufacturers. The new Sierra Wireless AirPrime™ AR Series intelligent embedded modules are the first wireless modules designed and developed from the ground up to achieve the highest level of compliance with automotive specifications, providing an unmatched level of quality, reliability and performance under harsh operating conditions.
National Instruments announced its new version of NI LabVIEW FPGA IPNet, an online resource that helps digital design engineers browse, download and share the latest intellectual property (IP) for field-programmable gate array (FPGA) design applications. IPNet aggregates IP from many sources, including NI R&D, the community of LabVIEW graphical system design software users and third-party developers, into a single online location.
KSW Microtec AG announced that it has received MasterCard Certification for its innovative Thinlam® prelaminate. This latest milestone follows the strategy to offer RFID components and Thinlams® for high security applications in the fields of eBanking and eGovernment. This strategic move encouraged KSW Microtec to initiate further expansion in its production environment at its headquarters in Dresden.
Broadcom Expands Its Broadband Carrier Access Portfolio with the Addition of Percello's Femtocell TechnologyOctober 28, 2010 7:19 am | Comments
IRVINE, Calif., /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Broadcom Corporation announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Percello Ltd., a privately-held company that develops system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for femtocells. Femtocells are small, low power cellular base stations that extend coverage indoors where signals are weak.
AT4 wireless, a leading Testing and Certification Laboratory, has just obtained authorization for testing the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Direct TM program of the Wi-Fi Alliance. AT4 wireless, an Authorized Test Laboratory (ATL) of the Wi-Fi Alliance has become authorized for testing the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Direct TM certification program.
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Yahoo! today launched Yahoo! Mail Beta, a faster, easier, safer, and more social communications experience that helps the 273-million people who use Yahoo! Mail around the world be more engaged, productive and connected than ever. Beginning today, people can opt-in to Yahoo! Mail Beta to easily navigate and organize their inbox, browse photos and videos, more efficiently search for emails and benefit from improved spam protection.
GREENSBORO, N.C., (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- RF Micro Devices announced today that it has been awarded a $1.5 million R&D contract by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) related to gallium nitride (GaN) microelectronics, including the development of materials, device fabrication and high power circuits.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Combined global sales of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are expected to total 5.2 million units in 2020, or just 7.3 percent of the 70.9 million passenger vehicles forecasted to be sold worldwide by that year, according to a report issued by J.
CSR Collaborates with Infineon Technologies to Integrate Wireless Connectivity onto Mobile Phone PlatformsOctober 27, 2010 7:12 am | Comments
CAMBRIDGE, England & SAN JOSE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE)--CSR today announced that it is collaborating with Infineon Technologies to pre-integrate its wireless connectivity platforms onto Infineon’s cellular reference designs. This new cooperation allows mobile phone OEMs to easily add connectivity functionality beyond Infineon’s existing product portfolio to their products.
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- CellAntenna CEO and expert in wireless technology Howard Melamed provided an additional perspective on the issue of illegal cell phone use in U.S. prisons. This commentary is in response to a recent concern workshop/webinar sponsored by the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, in conjunction with the Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the Association of State Correctional Administrators (ASCA).
Complete Hardware and Software GPON Residential Gateway Solution Supports Ethernet, VoIP, WLAN and IPTVOctober 27, 2010 7:11 am | Comments
PARIS, /PRNewswire/ -- Broadband World Forum 2010 -- Broadcom Corporation today announced the availability of its BCM6818 Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON)-based residential gateway system-on-a-chip (SoC) solution. The BCM6818 represents one of the first and most complete hardware and software solutions currently available for enabling advanced GPON-based residential gateway services that include Wi-Fi, voice over IP (VoIP), Ethernet switching and IPTV.
NAPERVILLE, Ill., /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers and businesses around the globe increasingly rely on a variety of networked devices such as smartphones, car navigation systems, tablets and even home appliances, to meet their daily demands in the home, office and on the go. The diversity and ever- increasing volume of these devices, along with support for high-bandwidth services, are driving huge performance demands on the networks of today and tomorrow.