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SiTime Enters Smartphone Market with MEMS Oscillator

April 5, 2013 9:33 am | by SiTime Corporation | Comments

SiTime Corporation has introduced the SiT15xx family of 32 kHz MEMS oscillators that replace legacy quartz crystal resonators. This new family is targeted at mobile applications, such as smartphones and tablets, which require small size and low power.


Quantum Tricks Drive Magnetic Switching into the Fast Lane

April 4, 2013 10:22 am | by Ames Laboratory | Comments

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, and the University of Crete in Greece have found a new way to switch magnetism that is at least 1,000 times faster than currently used in magnetic memory technologies. Magnetic switching is used to encode information in hard drives ...


Don't Call it Vaporware: Scientists Use Cloud of Atoms as Optical Memory Device

April 4, 2013 9:42 am | by Joint Quantum Institute, National Institute of Standards and Technology | Comments

Scientists at the Joint Quantum Institute of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Maryland have taken this to a whole new level by demonstrating* that they can store visual images within quite an ethereal memory device—a thin vapor of rubidium atoms.


Microchip Adds Advanced Third-Party Code to Embedded Code Source’s Free Offerings

April 3, 2013 3:14 pm | by Microchip Technology Inc. | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. has announced the expansion of its Embedded Code Source application store and embedded user community for PIC MCU software/firmware code examples, tools and utilities, which often include the source code. 


Agilent Technologies Simulation Software Selected by Plextek RF Integration

April 3, 2013 2:50 pm | by Agilent Technologies | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced that Plextek RF Integration, a UK-based company that designs and develops RFICs, MMICs and microwave/millimeter-wave modules, has selected Agilent software to simulate its new high-frequency circuit and MMIC designs, while increasing confidence that the manufactured product will meet specifications.

Ground-Breaking MIL-STD Single-Line HEMP filters from MPE

April 3, 2013 2:03 pm | by MPE | Comments

MPE has recently shipped a number of single-line, 1,200 A-rated, High-Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) filters that are fully compliant with the 10 A residual let-through current requirement of MIL-STD-188-125 Parts 1 and 2. These models complement MPE’s existing range of MIL-STD HEMP...


On Wings of Light

April 3, 2013 10:12 am | by LMU | Comments

Can worldwide communication ever be fully secure? Quantum physicists believe they can provide secret keys using quantum cryptography via satellite. Unlike communication based on classical bits, quantum cryptography employs the quantum states of single light quanta (photons) for the exchange of data.


Stanford’s Visions for the Future of Driving

April 3, 2013 9:47 am | by Bjorn Carey | Stanford Report | Comments

These were a few of the concepts presented by 65 groups of students at the first Big Idea Festival for Automotive Interfaces, an event that showcased technologies dreamed up by the 140 students in communication Professor Clifford Nass' course Computers and Interfaces.


Report: Apple to Release Updated Phone this Summer

April 3, 2013 9:22 am | by Associated Press | Comments

The report is in line with the expectations of company watchers and Wall Street analysts. The iPhone 5 costs around $600, and while Apple maintains older iPhones in production, even those aren't cheap enough to compete effectively against low-end smartphones running Google Inc.'s Android software.


Ubiquiti Networks Leads 802.11ac Wi-Fi Revolution

April 2, 2013 4:52 pm | by Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. | Comments

Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. [NASDAQ: UBNT], a next-generation communications technology company, has introduced UniFi 3.0—the first Wi-Fi platform to deliver 802.11ac access points (AP) and management software to support the demanding and growing needs...


Analog Devices’ RMS Power Detector Offers Unparalleled Frequency Performance and Flexibility

April 2, 2013 4:47 pm | by Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) | Comments

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) has introduced a high-performance RMS power detector. Featuring operation up to 10 GHz and a 67 dB measurement range, the ADL5906 TruPwr RMS detector is frequency versatile and eliminates the need for external input tuning devices, such as a balun.


Samsung Galaxy S4 has Form over Function Issues

April 2, 2013 3:20 pm | by SRV Network | Comments

Samsung recently held the launch for its newest smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S4, which will be released nationwide in the coming months. With a host of actors and an elaborate show depicting the new features, many are still signaling the initial media launch as a flop.


Alteva Enhances Industry Leading Wholesale Support Services

April 2, 2013 3:07 pm | by Alteva | Comments

Alteva (previously referred to as WVT Communications Group), the parent company of leading cloud communications pioneers, announces that it is expanding its wholesale hosted Unified Communications offering to include optional Tier 1 & Tier 2 customer support...


U.S. Air Force Selects Cambium Networks for Theater Deployable Communications Program

April 2, 2013 2:33 pm | by Cambium Networks | Comments

Cambium Networks has announced that the U.S. Air Force has selected Cambium’s point-to-point (PTP) 45600 High Capacity Line-of-Sight (HCLOS) radio for its Theater Deployable Communications (TDC PMO) program of record.


Agilent Technologies Introduces Industry’s First MIPI RFFE Protocol-Decoding Software for Oscilloscopes

April 2, 2013 2:23 pm | by Agilent Technologies Inc. | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. [NYSE: A] hasintroduced the industry’s first software for decoding  MIPI Radio Frequency Front-End (RFFE) protocol packets on oscilloscopes. The new protocol decoder provides design and validation engineers with a fast...



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