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CommScope Outfits DAS Platform for European Wireless Market

February 17, 2015 5:04 pm | by CommScope | Comments

Like their counterparts around the globe, wireless network operators across Europe are racing to best support the data applications and throughput speeds that subscribers desire. CommScope is offering a new tool for them to achieve this feat by making its next generation distributed antenna system (DAS) ready for the European marketplace ...     

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Ethertronics Invents New Active Steering IC, with Embedded Processor, for MIMO Applications

February 17, 2015 4:58 pm | by Ethertronics | Comments

Ethertronics has unveiled EtherChip EC482, the first of the EtherChip line of RF devices to enable Ethertronics’ game-changing Active Steering technology for Wi-Fi and other 5 GHz applications ...                   

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TE Connectivity Brings Consumer Antenna Capabilities to Aerospace and Defense

February 17, 2015 4:56 pm | by TE Connectivity | Comments

TE Connectivity (TE) is bringing its expertise to military and aerospace markets in the form of moldable composites and selective metallization. TE is delivering antennas that are smaller and lighter, and offer higher performance and increased functionality in flight and ground applications ...         

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TI Makes Wi-Fi Development Easier with Internet-On-a-Chip Wi-Fi Modules

February 17, 2015 4:46 pm | by Texas Instruments | Comments

Texas Instruments (TI) has announced the availability of its SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3100 and CC3200 modules for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The new SimpleLink family was introduced earlier this year as a low-power platform to simplify the ability to connect IoT solutions ...        

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Novel Crumpling Method Takes Flat Graphene from 2D to 3D

February 17, 2015 4:11 pm | by University of Illinois college of Engineering | Comments

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a unique single-step process to achieve three-dimensional (3D) texturing of graphene and graphite. Using a commercially available thermally activated shape-memory polymer substrate, this 3D texturing, or "crumpling," allows ... 

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Velocitel Acquires Assets of FDH

February 17, 2015 1:49 pm | by Velocitel, Inc. | Comments

Velocitel, Inc. (“Velocitel”), a wireless network services company, has acquired the assets of FDH, a multidisciplinary engineering, investigation and construction company ...                   

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Cybersecurity Panelists Call for Long-Term, Global Approach to Securing Free and Open Network

February 17, 2015 11:13 am | by Tom Abate, Stanford Engineering | Comments

On the eve of President Obama’s Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection, a senior White House official visited Stanford Engineering to ask researchers and educators to help solve the conundrum of having free and open networks ...       

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5 Smart Careers for Future Engineers

February 17, 2015 10:58 am | by Megan Crouse, Real-Time Digital Reporter, @abmdigi | Comments

Two new books from Start Engineering introduce grade school and high school students to the ins and outs of engineering, including some little-known fields. “Start Engineering: A Career Guide” explains various engineering fields and their real-world, high-tech applications to high school students. For younger readers ... 

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Smart Gaming Blocks & Consumer Drones

February 17, 2015 10:53 am | by Rob Matheson, MIT News Office | Comments

In 2011, alumni David Merrill SM ’04, PhD ’09 and Jeevan Kalanithi SM ’07 had turned a Media Lab project into a popular gaming platform, Sifteo Cubes: plastic blocks, about an inch and a half on each side, equipped with color touch displays. Sensors detect the blocks’ movements ...     

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Strategy Is Key Differentiator as More Efficient GaN, SiC Power Electronics Enter Market

February 17, 2015 10:39 am | by Lux Research | Comments

Power electronics based on gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide (SiC) have the potential to significantly improve efficiency. But since these materials are higher-cost, companies need market-specific strategies in order to succeed as these new wide-bandgap ... 

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Taking Technology From the Lab to the Patient

February 17, 2015 10:18 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office | Comments

After finishing his PhD in molecular genetics in the late 1990s, Daniel Anderson found himself conflicted about what to do next: He enjoyed science, but wanted to find a way to have a direct impact on human health. He considered several paths, including pursing an ... 

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Improved Fire Detection With Ultra-Sensitive, Ultraviolet Light Sensor

February 17, 2015 10:14 am | by University of Surrey | Comments

Researchers at the University of Surrey's Advanced Technology Institute manipulated zinc oxide, producing nanowires from this readily available material to create a ultra-violet light detector which is 10,000 times more sensitive to UV light than a traditional zinc ... 

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Photos of the Day: Commercial Drone Regulations

February 17, 2015 10:04 am | by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press | Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration released a variety of proposed requirements for commercial operators to meet, such as passing a knowledge test administered by the agency as well as a federal security check ...         

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Rules for Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Have Been Set

February 17, 2015 10:03 am | by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press | Comments

Long-anticipated rules proposed Sunday will open an era in which small (under 55 pounds) commercial unmanned aircraft perform routine tasks — crop monitoring, aerial photography, inspections of bridges and cell towers, and much more. But not right away. Final rules are probably two to three years away ...           

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Mobile Apps Take Students Into the Laboratory

February 17, 2015 10:00 am | by NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering | Comments

Mobile apps have proved to be valuable educational tools, but laboratory instructors thus far have been limited to using mobile devices only for virtual laboratories with simulated experiments. Now, researchers at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering have developed ... 

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