Cobham Technical Services has announced a new release of the Concerto electromagnetic design software for RF and microwave applications from its Vector Fields Software product line. Concerto provides developers with a very cost-effective means of achieving the best solution in the shortest possible time.
by Lindsay Craig, Educational Outreach Coordinator at SparkFun Electronics The eCSite project is a National Science Foundation GK12 program designed to partner Colorado Computer Science teachers with other K-12 teachers. This allows teachers without a technical proficiency to combine sensors, wireless networks and other embedded systems with their field.
The ripple effects from recent global financial turmoil has confronted network service providers with a host of short term macroeconomic assaults: broadband customers are going out of business, economic and regulatory uncertainty makes strategic planning difficult and increased competition from upstart newcomers targets your bottom line.
Anatech Electronics announced the availability of an application profile that details the vital role filters play in backhaul of wireless systems from cell sites to fiber nodes or carrier’s central location. Providing backhaul for third-and fourth-generation wireless systems has become one of the greatest issues facing wireless carriers as data rates dramatically increase as a result of high-speed wireless access methods such as HSPA+, LTE, and WiMAX.
Throughout the fall, T Ü V Rheinland will offer free Global Market Access seminars in California and Massachusetts where customers can learn about global compliance from experts on the international approval process. In addition, there will be several other specific webinars that are offered in September through December.
Saft, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of high-tech industrial batteries, kicked off production at the world’s most advanced automated lithium-ion battery factory in Jacksonville, F.L. on Friday, September 16. A packed house of distinguished guests gathered at the new plant to celebrate the grand opening and were privy to a panel of speakers that included Saft CEO, John Searle; Senator Bill Nelson; Jacksonville’s Mayor, Alvin Brown; Vice Admiral Mel Williams from the U.
by Janine E. Mooney, Associate Editor Isn’t the wireless industry amazing? From deep inside the tunnel we hear that there is trouble with the late morning trains into New York Penn Station. NJ Transit has confirmed that a train is stuck under the tunnel due to power system problems. But not just one, as we find out there are actually four trains stuck.
Hosted by Janine E. Mooney, Associate Editor In today's video we're at the 2nd Annual World Maker Faire in New York with Francisco Javier Zorzano Mier, Initiative Leader at Telefónica , who tells us about the GSM/GPRS Shield they have designed for Arduino. Telefónica is one of the world leaders integrated operator in the telecommunication sector, providing communication, information and entertainment solutions, with presence in Europe, Africa and Latin America.
Hosted by Janine E. Mooney, Associate Editor In today's video we're at the 2nd Annual World Maker Faire in New York with Frederic Jourdan, President of SnootLab Shields, who tells us about the new shields they have designed for Arduino. Snootlab is a french company created in 2010 which designs and develops electronic products with an Open Hardware and Open Source approach.
Hosted by Janine E. Mooney, Associate Editor In today's video we're at the 2nd Annual World Maker Faire in New York with Dr. Alasdair Allan, of Babilim Light Industries, who shows us how to connect iOS to the real world. Alasdair Allan is the author of Learning iPhone Programming, Programming iPhone Sensors, Basic Sensors in iOS, Geolocation iOS, iOS Sensor Apps and Arduino and Augmented Reality in iOS, all published by O'Reilly Media.
Aitech Defense Systems has hired Quinton Rodgers as vice president, space business sector. Effective September 6, Rodgers will assume his role to help meet the growing needs of this vital business unit. Moshe Tal, Aitech's CEO, noted, "With as accomplished a career as Quinton has, both in the private and military sectors, he is extremely well equipped to hone in on key issues within the space industry.
NeoPhotonics Corporation announced that it has added new versions to its SFP+ transceiver product suite. These additions enhance the existing portfolio of 6G SFP+ transceivers for Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI) and 10G SFP+ transceivers for 10G Ethernet and OC-192/STM-64 SONET/SDH Transport. NeoPhotonics new SFP+ transceivers also address the “green” transition in networking toward lower power and smaller footprint modules, which reduce overall power consumption in communication systems and support the ever higher face plate port density necessary to meet rapidly growing bandwidth demands.
STMicroelectronics announced the strengthening of its position in the Near-Field Communication (NFC) market by extending user’s ability to read, write and transfer information on ST’s dual-interface Memory to a broad range of industrial and consumer applications. ST’s M24LR64 wireless memory has the unique ability to transmit and receive information from the heart of an application to a smartphone containing NFC technology or to an industrial RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) reader, allowing for transactions, data exchange, object identification and tracking to occur rapidly.
TT electronics OPTEK Technology has earned QML certification from DSCC (Defense Supply Center - Columbus), re-establishing the company as a US-based supplier of JAN/JANTX semiconductors for high-reliability applications in defense and aerospace electronics systems. The QML certification places the company as one of a few domestic suppliers who can provide JAN/JANTX level, MIL-PRF-19500-certified devices for critical sensing functions in satellites, avionics, missiles, munitions and radar guidance systems; as well as optoelectronic isolation in mission-critical defense electronics systems.
Qualcomm Atheros announced its new Bluetooth 4.0 + HS chip solution for laptops and other computing devices. An industry first, the Qualcomm Atheros chip for Bluetooth 4.0 + HS enables laptops to detect and connect wirelessly with Bluetooth low energy (LE) devices such as those for proximity detection and health monitoring.