By Marguerite Reardon Source: CNET News Telecommunications infrastructure maker Alcatel-Lucent announced this week new technology that will help wireless carriers expand their networks to keep up with the explosive growth in mobile data. The company announced this week a new compact cell phone antenna system called lightRadio, which incorporates radio technology and base station technology in a single box.
Today the Wireless History Foundation (WHF) announced that nominations for the 2011 Wireless Hall of Fame will be due no later than March 31. Nominations will be accepted in four categories: Service Provider, Technology, Industry Associate, and Pioneer. A candidate must be recommended by one nominator and two secondary people.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Incorporated introduced the world's first line of capacitive multi-touch interface solutions for use with integrated displays, the ClearPad™ Series 3 and Series 4. With on-cell and in-cell integrated displays, Synaptics makes it possible to seamlessly enable capacitive multi-touch sensing in mobile devices.
Smartphones and tablets are re-defining the mobile Internet. This disruptive trend, characterized by content and device mobility, raises a pressing yet unresolved issue - are networks ready to support the performance and reliability requirements of advanced services? To help carriers and equipment vendors test the most demanding data and application workloads on the mobile Internet, Spirent introduces Spirent TestCenter HyperMetrics neXt.
Digi-Key Corporation recently announced its iPhone application is now available in Japanese. This is the first Digi-Key wireless application available in the Japanese language. “The introduction of the Digi-Key iPhone App in the Japanese language embodies Digi-Key’s commitment to provide our customers with convenient, intuitive, custom applications to enable them to complete their projects quickly and efficiently,” said Tony Harris, Digi-Key’s chief marketing officer (CMO).
Cognovo announces the availability of its SDM Development Platform for integration, validation and interoperability testing of software defined modems created using the Cognovo software development kit. Cognovo's LTE soft modem will be on demonstration at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona by appointment.
MILPITAS, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Array Networks Inc. announced the availability of SpeedCore, an ultra-scalable, edge-to-core software platform for application delivery networking. Leveraging Array’s extensible APIs and the latest in multi-core parallel processing, SpeedCore enables unrivaled data center agility and unequaled scalability for application security, optimization and control.
MIPS Technologies, Inc. announced that Altair Semiconductor licensed MIPS Technologies’ multi-threaded synthesizable processor IP for next-generation chipsets targeting mobile broadband baseband and modem applications for mobile devices. Altair is a long-time MIPS licensee, leveraging the MIPS® architecture across its entire line of LTE chipsets.
Innovative Ambient Light and Proximity Detection Sensor Solutions Demonstrated at Mobile World Congress 2011February 8, 2011 8:48 am | Comments
Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions®, Inc. (TAOS) recently announced that the company will be participating in the Mobile World Congress 2011, the mobile industry’s prestigious exhibition and conference which will be held February 14-17, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. TAOS will showcase technology demonstrations and mobile end-products implementing TAOS current and next generation ambient light and proximity detection sensor solutions in its on-site Meeting Room in Hall 3.
Capitalizing on their design wins in Apple Inc.’s iPhone 4 and iPad, semiconductor suppliers STMicroelectronics and TriQuint in 2010 achieved industry-leading growth in the global market for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) in consumer electronics and mobile devices, new IHS iSuppli research indicates.
RFMW, Ltd. Announces Distribution Agreement with TriQuint Semiconductor for Europe, Middle East, AfricaFebruary 8, 2011 8:48 am | Comments
RFMW, Ltd and TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. announced a distribution agreement for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa effective January 31, 2011. TriQuint is a leading manufacturer of high performance components for communications applications. RFMW Ltd. is a specialized distributor that provides customers and suppliers with focused distribution of RF and microwave components as well as specialized component-engineering support.
Delegates at Darnell’s 2011 CTO Power Summit will hear the latest developments in advanced technology for power conversion including two “Super Sessions.” These in-depth sessions include industry leaders making detailed hour-long presentations, not the typical 20 minute overviews common at most industry events.
Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA today announces that the double-sided remote controller in the Boxee Box by D-Link - incorporating an operationally simple navigation interface on the front and full QWERTY keyboard on the flipside - uses the company’s 2.4GHz wireless connectivity technology.
AWR® Corporation announces iMatch™, an automated impedance matching module that works seamlessly with Microwave Office® (MWO) software. The iMatch impedance matching module, a submodule of iFilter™, takes the RF engineer through the process of output and inter-stage matching via simple and straightforward mouse clicks and menu options.
Agilent Technologies Inc. will demonstrate its leading-edge communications test and measurement solutions for 3GPP LTE-Advanced, LTE,W-CDMA, HSPA+, E-EDGE (EDGE Evolution), UMA/GAN, WiMAX™, and femtocells at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Feb. 14-17. “Agilent is committed to providing premier test solutions for the highly competitive mobile communications development lifecycle,” said Ron Nersesian, president of Agilent’s Electronic Measurement Group.