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DarkStar Optical Transport System Testing Reveals Lowest Latency

October 21, 2011 11:21 am | Comments

XKL, a leading-edge provider of enterprise fiber optic networking equipment, announces results from in-depth long haul fiber lab testing revealing a one-way 400Gbps data transport speed of 8.067 milliseconds on test bed spanning 1650km. This latency measurement is inclusive of the fiber and DarkStar optical transport equipment.

iPhone 4S Carries BOM of $188

October 21, 2011 11:19 am | Comments

On the outside, the iPhone 4S may have disappointed some with its perceived lack of new features. But on the inside, the latest member of the iPhone line includes a wealth of innovation, including a new wireless module with a unique custom module from Avago Technologies Ltd.—and the first use of a Hynix Semiconductor Inc.

Digi-Key Adds Honeywell’s HumidIcon Digital Humidity/Temperature Sensors to Expansive Line Card

October 21, 2011 11:12 am | Comments

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the addition of Honeywell's HumidIcon digital humidity/temperature sensors to its expansive line card.


Perspective on Wholesale Services at Ethernet Expo

October 21, 2011 11:09 am | Comments

Global Capacity, the world's leading telecommunications information and logistics company, announces its participation at Light Reading's Ethernet Expo, November 8-9, 2011 in New York City. Ethernet Expo is the leading Carrier event discussing next-generation services for enterprises, wholesale services and interconnection.

VX-100 EPOS Terminal Uses Android Operating System

October 21, 2011 11:06 am | Comments

Casio Computer Co announced the release of the stylishly designed VX-100 b usiness support terminal. Customer relationship management, reservation management and sales management applications will be available on this terminal . A ssociated with those applications, the terminal provides business operators with a variety of data that they can use to stimulate business demand .

4G World 2011 Trade Show Company to Display Antenna Product Lines

October 21, 2011 6:48 am | Comments

Laird Technologies announced it will be attending the 4G World 2011 trade show. The trade show is being held at the McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, October 24-27, 2011. Laird Technologies can be found at booth #1422. Laird Technologies will showcase its Long Term Evolution (LTE), Cellular, Backhaul, Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX), Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), RFID and Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) antenna product lines.

Energy Harvesting for Vehicles

October 21, 2011 6:35 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Editor October 21, 2011 | Comments

Energy harvesting comes to the fore with electric vehicles because the price they pay for being environmental and exhibiting many performance advantages is that they have limited energy available. In and on these vehicles, the energy snatched from heat, light, movement and other sources may be milliwatts or less to drive wireless sensors and actuators, watts for self sufficient lighting clusters (still in development) or - the main focus - up to kilowatts to charge the traction battery or traction supercapacitor that provide motive energy to the electric traction motors.

25 Years Seica SpA - A Worldwide Success Story

October 21, 2011 6:09 am | Comments

Seica SPA celebrates its anniversary this year. For 25 years Seica developed and produced ATE Systems and Software in Strambino, Italy. It was founded as a private company to supply innovative and new solutions to the ATE market – truly pioneers in their industry. We talked to Barbara Duvall, General Manager of Seica worldwide about their success story.


MEMS Microphone Smoothes the Way to Natural Voice Control in Smart Consumer Devices

October 21, 2011 5:58 am | Comments

STMicroelectronics expanded its sensor portfolio with a new high-performance, low-power digital MEMS microphone. Housed inside an ultra-small 3x4x1 mm package, ST’s MP34DT01 top-port microphone delivers a best-in-class audio experience in mobile phones, tablets and other smart consumer devices. A technology breakthrough, the MP34DT01 employs a patent-pending technology that allows designers to place the microphone membrane closer to the acoustic port hole on the top of the package with a substantial increase in performance and no penalty in size.

TBM Names CarlisleIT Tukwila Plant Winner of "Perfect Engine" Site Award

October 21, 2011 5:33 am | Comments

TBM Consulting Group presented the Tukwila plant of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies with the 2011 “Perfect Engine” Site Award recognizing the organization for its commitment to a continuous improvement philosophy and its success using operational excellence to drive value creation. The award was presented at the TBM LeanSigma® Global Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada, on September 22, 2011.

Cloud Connectivity Turns Cars Into Chameleons

October 20, 2011 11:48 am | by Keith Barry | Comments

Plug-in hybrids that can run on electric motors or internal combustion engines may soon be able to pick and predict their powertrain use depending on location and past driving habits. It’s part of a collaboration between Ford, with their years of driver behavior research, and Google Prediction API, which can make useful predictions in real-time using that historical data.

Why Apple Isn’t Going to Release a 7-inch iPad

October 20, 2011 11:42 am | by Christina Bonnington  | Comments

   F resh rumors are suggesting that Apple could be working on a small form factor tablet to share shelf space with the iPad and iPad 2. Specifically, a Taiwanese website called the  United Daily News reported Tuesday that Apple has received samples of 7.85-inch displays based on the iPad’s 1024 x 768 resolution.

Custom MMIC Design Services Wins a 2011 Army Achievement Award

October 20, 2011 6:45 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Editor October 20, 2011 | Comments

Custom MMIC Design Services was awarded a 2011 Army Achievement Award in recognition of its innovative work on high efficiency, low power, low noise MMIC amplifiers for SATCOM applications. Paul Blount, President and CEO of CMDS, accepted the award on behalf of the company at a ceremony at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA.

Telmap Launches Optus Go Places in Australia

October 20, 2011 6:02 am | Comments

Telmap, pioneers in mobile location-based services, announces the launch of Optus Go Places, a mobile location-based service that is based on Telmap’s Mobile Location Companion, especially designed to accompany users throughout their on-the-go experience, going beyond in-car and pedestrian navigation.

Mouser Electronics Now Delivering National Products From Texas Instruments

October 19, 2011 1:24 pm | Comments

Mouser Electronics announces that it is an authorized global distributor for the complete portfolio of National products from Texas Instruments (TI). Building upon record sales and an ongoing commitment to global expansion, the addition of National products from TI increases Mouser’s offering of analog products to its global customer base.


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