TDI Power has joined the Steering Committee for the Electric Vehicle Standards Panel recently founded by the American National Standards Institute. The panel was assembled to provide the strategic roadmap that will define the standards for deployment of electric vehicles and associated infrastructure in the United States.
Customers of FASTWEB can look forward to further enhanced Internet speeds. Italy’s leading broadband provider has chosen Nokia Siemens Networks and Juniper Networks to strengthen its IP backbone to meet growing Internet traffic and service quality demands. “The exponential increase of Internet traffic largely driven by popular social networks and video services had put pressure on our existing core network,” said Guido Roda, head of Network Engineering at FASTWEB.
Digi-Key announced the addition of Altera's MAX V CPLDs to its vast product line. MAX V CPLDs feature a unique, non-volatile architecture with densities ranging from 40 to 2,210 logic elements (LEs). The family provides robust features at up to 50 percent lower total power compared to competitive CPLDs.
Starhome has announced that it has added a new suite of modules to its OMNYX service. The new modules further advance the service by providing across-the-board expansion into all areas of dynamic roaming activities. OMNYX, released at the end of 2010, was received with much enthusiasm by mobile operators.
Derdack announced that the INSPIRE Enterprise Notifications Conference highlighted the critical role of automated notifications as a lead application of communication-enabled business processes (CEBP). Key trends identified at the conference included IT automation and compliance as business drivers behind uptake of notification systems.
Symantec announced the publication of “A Window Into Mobile Device Security: Examining the security approaches employed in Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android” (PDF). This whitepaper conducts an in-depth, technical evaluation of the two predominant mobile platforms, Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, in an effort to help corporations understand the security risks of deploying these devices in the enterprise.
Mouser Electronics has won the exclusive Neutrik Distributor Partner of the Year Award. The announcement was made at the recent Electronics Distribution Show and Conference (EDS) in Las Vegas. Neutrik is the leading global manufacturer of professional entertainment connector systems and has developed state-of-the-art connectors for more than 35 years.
Reaching a major milestone in the broadcast audio market, Silicon Laboratories announced that it has shipped its one billionth broadcast radio IC. Silicon Labs’ digital CMOS broadcast radios are widely used in handsets, portable media players (PMPs), personal navigation devices (PNDs), automotive infotainment systems, tabletop and bedside radios, portable radios, boom boxes and numerous other consumer electronics products.
CEVA announced a partnership to offer a software-based GPS solution for the CEVA-XC communications processor. Leveraging CellGuide’s GPS/GLONASS software IP, CEVA-XC licensees can add GPS capability to their processor designs without any hardware modifications or increase in die size. CEVA-XC is a high-performance, scalable, low-power communication DSP designed specifically to overcome the stringent power consumption, time-to-market and cost constraints associated with developing high-performance Software Defined Radio multimode solutions.
Wind River announced that Magneti Marelli Motorsport has selected VxWorks for its telemetry devices for Formula One race cars. Telemetry is a key factor in a winning race strategy, allowing race engineers to interpret the vast amount of data collected during a race to reach optimum performance. Magneti Marelli Motorsport needed to release a high-performance, reliable product in a very short time frame.
Hosted by Alix Paultre, the Tinker's Toolbox is the Advantage Design Group's web-based interview show where we talk about the latest technology, components, and design issues for the electronic design engineering community. In this episode, we talk to Mike Stout of Falcon Electric about Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) and the various ways they can benefit the engineer.
Themed the "Source of Innovation: Back to the Origin,” the IEEE International Communications Conference (ICC 2011) recently concluded its latest annual event with over 1,800 international experts participating in 1,200 presentations dedicated to next-generation wireless and optical communications services.
Mouser Electronics announced it has surpassed more than 1,000 Product Knowledge training sites that focus on the newest products and technologies. “Our business focus has always been on the design engineer, and we are always striving to bring them the most complete information on the newest products and advanced technologies,” states Kevin Hess, Mouser Vice President of Technical Marketing.
Showing remarkable resilience in the face of the Japan disaster and uncertain economic conditions, the global semiconductor industry in 2011 is expected to expand by 7.2 percent because of soaring sales of popular consumer products like tablets and smart phones, according to new IHS iSuppli research.
Velti announced the opening of a new technology and sales hub in Istanbul, Turkey. This new development center brings the full capabilities of Velti’s mGage platform closer to the company’s rapidly expanding customer base across the Mideast, and is set to grow further its relationship with Avea, a leading operator in Turkey and business partner of Velti since 2009.