SAN MATEO, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Worldwide semiconductor revenues increased more than 24% year over year to $282 billion in 2010, according to the latest version of the International Data Corporation (IDC) Semiconductor Application Forecaster (SAF). The industry recovery was strong and broad last year across all market verticals, regions, and semiconductor device categories.
FreeWave Technologies Announced as a Finalist for the Communication Technology Professionals' Ascent AwardApril 20, 2011 7:45 am | Comments
BOULDER, Colo., /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies today announced it was selected as one of three finalists out of several hundred candidates for The Ascent Award by Communications Technology Professionals (CTP), Colorado's premier association of communications and technology professionals. The award ceremony was held on April 7, 2011 at The Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colo.
STAMFORD, Conn., /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the busy summer season on America's roadways, AutoVantage, a complete roadside assistance service, today announced a unique benefit that allows its members, with one click from their mobile device, to summon roadside assistance without even having to know their location.
Laird Technologies, Inc. announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Chinese-based distributor Milli-Tech. The product distribution agreement includes all of Laird Technologies’ Infrastructure Antenna Systems (IAS) product lines. An industry leader in the design and manufacture of antennas for mobile devices and wireless data, Laird Technologies possesses end-to-end system knowledge and employs advanced, proprietary design tools to bring novel antenna designs to market with unmatched performance that maximize total system performance and user satisfaction.
BOSTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Consumers will spend more than $1 billion on Internet Radio and Connected Home Audio Devices (CHAD) in 2011, according to the latest study from the Strategy Analytics Connected Home Devices service. The report, “Internet Radio and Connected Home Audio Devices: Connecting Homes with Music,” found that total unit sales of global connected in-home audio device grew by 57% to 3.
MINNETONKA, Minn. Digi International today announced that PowerDash is using the ConnectPort X2 Smart Energy wireless gateway and iDigi Device Cloud to connect its energy performance monitoring solutions to Smart Energy devices for residential solar installations. It is also using the ConnectPort X4 for commercial/industrial solar power installations to connect a broad range of production, metering and sensing equipment.
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation today announced it will be the marquee sponsor of Power Electronics Technology and Penton Electronics Design Group’s One Powerful Day virtual conference. Power Electronics Technology and Penton Electronics Design Group maintain the day-long conference will bring engineers the information needed through the convenience of their desktops.
TORONTO, /PRNewswire/ -- Comwave has enhanced its unlimited mobile calling service with free downloadable mobile phone apps. Comwave's mobile apps let smart phone users make free local and North American long distance calls, while keeping their existing mobile service provider and phone number. Providing the user has unlimited incoming calling activated, they just dial their intended number directly from the contact list in their mobile device, Comwave intercepts and connects the call, the user's phone rings and they answer the phone like it's an incoming call.
Research Shows Many Companies Are at Risk Due to Lack of Mobile Device and Application Management AdoptionApril 19, 2011 9:40 am | Comments
INDIANAPOLIS -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AOTMP today announced the release of its latest Enterprise Performance Series report entitled “Mobile Device and Application Management.” Representing findings from 172 enterprise professionals across 22 different industries nationwide, the new report provides the most current industry benchmarks for identifying and defining risk associated with mobile device management (MDM) and mobile application management (MAM) deployment adoption.
CAMARILLO, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AML Communications, Inc. today announced that it had signed a definitive agreement and plan of merger with Microsemi Corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microsemi (the “Microsemi Merger Agreement”). Microsemi shall acquire AML for $2.50 per share in cash, subject to the terms and conditions of the Microsemi Merger Agreement.
TROY, Mich., /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services that empowers client innovation and decision-making, reported today that the Bloodhound SuperSonic Car (SSC) team has employed the HyperWorks suite of computer-aided engineering tools in the development of its jet and rocket powered car.
Supplier Line Card Provides Easy Access to Leading RF, Wireless and Power Conversion Component SuppliersApril 18, 2011 8:40 am | Comments
Richardson RFPD, Inc. announces the release of its 2011 supplier line card. The 16-page booklet includes listings for over 220 product categories from 78 of the industry’s leading global suppliers of discrete devices, components and assemblies used in RF and Wireless Infrastructure, Networking, Digital Broadcasting, Defense, Microwave and Power Conversion.
By John Brandon Distributed wireless sensors are increasingly being used to monitor all sorts of things—from water quality in a river to the oven in your kitchen. A startup in the U.K. called Pachube wants to kick-start a revolution in new apps and services by providing ways for anyone to share and access all this sensor data.
SAN DIEGO, /PRNewswire/ -- Novatel Wireless is now shipping a number of new mobile broadband devices across multiple form factors and air interfaces that operate on the latest fourth-generation cellular technology. Products being shipped include various versions of the MiFi® family of Intelligent Mobile Hotspots and USB modems.
CHANDLER, Ariz. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Microchip Technology Inc. today announced a Power-Line Modem (PLM) PICtail™ Plus Daughter Board Development Kit (part # AC164142) that enables customers to easily incorporate power-line communication into their products. The power-line soft-modem technology supported by the PLM PICtail plus daughter board enables consumer and industrial products to communicate using the same wiring that provides power, which creates an instant network at a low system and deployment cost.