The WiGig Alliance has published two new Protocol Adaptation Layer (PAL) specifications, the WiGig Display Extension (WDE) and the WiGig Serial Extension (WSE) to supplement the previously published WiGig Bus Extension (WBE) and MAC/PHY specifications. This accomplishment completes an amazingly successful year for the organization which has hosted the first ever interoperability test event, received ITU-R endorsement and formed a docking task group chartered with creating the world’s first multi-gigabit wireless docking specification.
Global Capacity announces that it has added Colt Technology Services, the information delivery platform for European business, to its portfolio of global providers. The commercial integration of Colt provides Global Capacity the opportunity to procure and provision network solutions across Colt’s 35,000km network including 39 metropolitan area networks within major European cities and 19 Colt data centres.
Agilent Technologies announced the new E5515E 8960 Series 10 wireless communications test set, designed for R&D engineers who need to stress their 2G/3G/3.5G designs at the maximum data rates. The E5515E, an enhancement to the industry-preferred 8960 wireless test set, is equipped with dual downlink paths, a more powerful processor and other significant hardware improvements.
Cypress Semiconductor announced that Version 2.0 of its revolutionary PSoC Creator™ Design Environment for the PSoC® 3 and PSoC 5 programmable system-on-chip families is available for free download for all users at www.cypress.com/go/psoccreator. Among the hundreds of feature enhancements, PSoC Creator 2.
Anritsu Company announces it has expanded its educational program with an Introduction to Spectrum Analysis eLearning course, available at www.anritsu.com . The web-based courses allow engineers and technicians to learn at their own pace in a convenient manner, and cover topics that range from introductory to advanced.
Newfield Wireless announced that it has opened a new Americas Sales and Support Office in Plano to ensure a strong local presence for key customers in the telecom cluster of the Dallas Metroplex. The office will provide a critical hub for sales and support of the company’s TrueCall® network visualization and optimization software for the western hemisphere.
ID WORLD Abu Dhabi 2012, the fifth annual EMEA summit on the strategic topic of identification, will open its doors in the UAE on March 18 and 19, 2012 and will be held at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, an institution which not only keeps abreast with new developments at the political, economic and social spheres of human endeavor, but also formulates the most suitable responses and strategies for keeping the UAE society ahead in the race of modernity.
Following on from it’s Red Herring Asia Top 100 win in October this year, Near Field Communication (NFC) company Tapit was last night awarded the Top 100 Global Award by Red Herring in Los Angeles. Tapit simplifies the process of getting content to mobile phones. They have been extremely successful in getting traction from the market in a very short time.
Honeywell Microelectronics and Tezzaron Semiconductor are working together to produce a new range of radiation-hardened (rad hard) integrated circuits. Honeywell’s sturdy, well-qualified S150 process will use Tezzaron’s 3D stacking to greatly increase circuit density without migrating to a smaller node.
Technical Communities announced a new government services partnership agreement with Primex Wireless, the leading provider of solutions to automate and maintain facility compliance. Under the agreement, Technical Communities will have exclusive rights to offer Primex Wireless facility monitoring solutions on GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service Worldwide Schedules.
Multicom is proud to introduce its most recent addition to Multicom’s CATV Division, Kevin Revallo. Kevin is taking on a major role to drive new sales and business development in North America including expansion into new markets. Multicom continues its steady growth with introduction of innovative state-of-the-art products, technology and services, expansion into new markets, and further expansion of its domestic and international operations and partnerships.
Five new technology businesses walked away as winners at last night’s finals of the Cambridge Wireless Discovering Start-Ups 2011 competition. Advanced Balance Systems, Blu-Wireless Technology, Mindings, Proxama and Qiqqa were selected from 20 start-ups invited to pitch their innovative wireless technologies and business plans to 25 leading venture capitalists, angels and industry investors.
When completed, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) will be among the most powerful telescopes ever built. With unprecedented sensitivity, resolution, and imaging capability, ALMA will explore the Universe via millimeter- and submillimeter-wavelength light, one of astronomy's last frontiers.
U.S. Air Force's GPS III Acquisition Approach Continues to Yield Excellent Results The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Force's next generation Global Positioning System has turned on initial power to the program's pathfinder spacecraft, known as the GPS III Non Flight Satellite Testbed (GNST).
Napatech announced the availability of advanced test and measurement features for both 10G and 40G applications. These features will allow OEM vendors to build powerful network test platforms based on standard off-the-shelf servers. “To fully test Ethernet and IP networks, it is necessary to apply traffic at different network locations at the same time to observe network behavior”, stated Erik Norup, President Napatech Inc.