When the specifications for Sony’s new handheld PSP console were made public in January, they showed that ARM had replaced MIPS as the architecture for the main processor. With Nintendo having used ARM throughout the evolution of the DS console, and continuing to do so in the new 3DS, the score in handheld game consoles now reads “ARM 2 , Everyone Else 0”.
Aeroflex Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp. (NYSE:ARX), and fjord-e-design GmbH announced the first implementation of a TETRA II test system on a portable radio tester, the Aeroflex 3920 Digital Radio Test Set. The test solution allows transmitter and receiver testing of base stations and mobile stations supporting the TETRA Enhanced Data Service (TEDS).
More than fifteen leading technology companies— including some of the largest semiconductor companies—have joined forces to speed the adoption of computer vision capabilities in electronic products. The ability of machines to see and understand their environments—what we call “embedded vision”—promises to transform the electronics industry with products that are more intelligent and aware of their environments, and to create significant new markets for electronic equipment and components.
Display integration specialist 2S2, under their OutdoorHDTV brand, has implemented Zytronic ’s ZYTOUCH Projected-Capacitive Technology (PCT) into its latest outdoor digital signage offering, the OHDC-EDSXXX series. Taking advantage of the ultra large form factor capability of PCT, 2S2 has launched a range of touch displays in landscape and portrait configurations, covering 42 inch (106.
Wokingham, UK and Bielsko-Biala, Poland - 31st May 2011. EnSilica, a leading independent provider of front-end IC design services and system solutions, has announced a collaboration with silicon Intellectual Property (IP) provider, Evatronix SA, to offer fully featured eSi-RISC processor SoC solutions incorporating USB 1.
Recently I read the April 2011 edition of the Deutsche Bank newsletter Signals to Investors that covered testing of cellular data speeds in various parts of the US. The testing included Sprint, the T-Mobile 4G network and Verizon’s LTE network. The results of the Verizon LTE testing in particular caught my interest as regards a future Life without Wires™.
Driven by the needs of high-bandwidth Internet applications, next-generation telecom blades are required to achieve 40Gbit/s throughput for Ethernet and IP-based traffic. While several suppliers provide multicore processors optimized for these high-performance systems, each is based on a proprietary architecture and there is no software compatibility between processors from different suppliers.
-Sponsored content- For comprehensive LTE test solutions, no other test and measurement manufacturer compares to Aeroflex. Delivering LTE products since 2007, Aeroflex offers a complete range of end-to-end test systems that help operators around the globe deploy LTE networks successfully. Aeroflex's LTE test portfolio covers R&D, service and manufacturing test applications for LTE TDD (Time Division Duplex) and LTE FDD (Frequency Division Duplex) network equipment and terminals.
The IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN 2011), the leading international conference dedicated to the advance of cutting-edge wireless technologies, recently celebrated its 5th annual event in Aachen, Germany with hundreds of international experts addressing the challenge of delivering next wave Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) technologies from the research stage to the global telecom marketplace.
SPOT Connect Satellite Communications App Brings Satellite Messaging Capabilities to iPhone and iPadMay 24, 2011 7:17 am | Comments
Spot LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT) and leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today announced its SPOT Connect App is now available on the App Store. The SPOT Connect App pairs iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with SPOT Connect, a revolutionary satellite communications device, to allow users to transmit messages via satellite from virtually anywhere in the world.
Globalstar, a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services to businesses, government, and individuals today announced the Company's response to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski's recent speech to the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). Speaking at the TIA's 2011 Inside the Network summit in Dallas, TX Chairman Genachowski stated, "Clearly, the opportunities of mobile broadband are enormous.
Altruistic gene expression is not foreign to nature; one generation gets it from the one that came before. A case in point is worker ants. These ants are sterile and make the altruistic sacrifice by not transmitting their genes in order to guarantee the survival of the queen's genetic makeup. Kin selection is when an individual makes a sacrifice so as to ensure the survival of a relative's genetic code.
Many have asked the question, “How can we fill the need for rural broadband Internet access in our rural community?” But few have actually ventured beyond the question to attempt to make it happen. Ryan Peel, owner of Vergennes Broadband LLC is one of those rare few. Having lived in the scenic rural town of Vergennes, Michigan most of his life, he had been continuously frustrated with the lack of broadband access.
At the SID Display Week exhibition today, Stantum, a leading developer of multi-touch technology, announced a dual-chip high-resolution architecture for its patented Interpolated Voltage Sensing Matrix (IVSM) touch-and-write technology. The architecture is based on two hardware enhancements that enable Stantum customers (OEMs) to produce high-resolution touch panels with half as many controller chips as the previous architecture, thanks to a new breakthrough scanning engine, which is part of Stantum's PMatrix IP core and firmware and choose between a new chip-on-board-based controller and BGA-on-motherboard options.
(io9.com) - After being electrocuted at work, a young Austrian man named Patrick found that he could no longer move one of his hands. He lived with the injury for a few years, but then decided he'd rather amputate the hand and replace it with something bionic - a synthetic hand controlled by nerve signals from his brain.