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Semtech and IBM Join Forces to Develop High-Performance Integrated ADC/DSP Platform

December 8, 2010 6:42 am | Comments

Semtech Corporation today announced it is working with IBM Corporation and its innovative 3D through-silicon via (TSV) technology to develop a high-performance ADC/DSP platform that has applications in fiber optic telecommunications, high performance RF sampling and filtering, test equipment and instrumentation, and sub-array processing for phased array radar systems.

Peregrine Semiconductor and Soitec Announce Bonded Silicon-on-Sapphire Substrate for RFIC Manufacturing

December 8, 2010 6:41 am | Comments

Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation and Soitec (Euronext Paris), recently announced the joint development and ramp in production of a new, bonded silicon-on-sapphire (SOS) substrate which has been qualified for use in manufacturing Peregrine’s next-generation STeP5 UltraCMOS™ RF IC semiconductors. This announcement marks an achievement for both companies in the evolution of bonded SOS wafers.

Logic PD and Roke Manor Research Deliver Fastest Wireless Product Development

December 8, 2010 6:41 am | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS & HAMPSHIRE, England -- (BUSINESS WIRE) --Logic PD and Roke Manor Research announced a strategic partnership. As a result, the companies will develop wireless products that maximize the user experience and offer customers the shortest development times possible. The companies will share their product development expertise and intellectual property across geographies to offer customers advanced solutions that feature application processing, sophisticated user interaction, wireless mobility and integrated sensor technologies.

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Human-like Hands Key to Robonaut 2's Dexterity

December 8, 2010 6:41 am | Comments

WARREN, Mich., /PRNewswire/ -- Great hands - elite athletes have them, and they are a standout characteristic of Robonaut 2. In fact, R2, as he is known to his creators, is one of the most dexterous robots ever built because of his very human-like hands. Engineers from the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, MI and NASA's Johnson Space center in Houston collaborated to produce a robot that could work side-by-side with human astronauts at the International Space Station as well as future missions.

Companies Jointly Develop Basic Software for CPU Virtualization Technology Enabling Real-Time Control

December 8, 2010 6:41 am | Comments

Renesas Electronics Corporation and Green Hills Software, Inc. announced its collaboration to jointly develop basic software supporting CPU virtualization technology suitable for real-time control applications as well as a software development environment. Through the collaboration, Renesas Electronics will develop added functions necessary for the efficient operation of virtualization software.

Step into the Spotlight with the BIG Idea Contest at International CTIA Wireless® 2011

December 8, 2010 6:41 am | Comments

WASHINGTON, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Got a big idea to share with the wireless industry? International CTIA WIRELESS® 2011 announced a new competition that recognizes concepts for wireless products, applications and services that demonstrate the transformative power of wireless. Online peer voting will reward the top three submissions with stage time to present at the annual tradeshow.

Wireless Telecom Group Awarded $1.5M Contract from the United States Navy

December 7, 2010 7:05 am | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Wireless Telecom Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: WTT) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Boonton Electronics, has been awarded a contract with the Department of the United States Navy to supply Boonton’s 4500B RF Peak Power Meter in support of a Naval Sea Systems Command project.

Verizon Service to Let Home Phones use Cell Minutes

December 7, 2010 7:04 am | Comments

By Lance Whitney Source: CNET News Verizon is testing a new service that could eliminate the need for a dedicated landline account. Known as Home Phone Connect, the service would let Verizon Wireless subscribers make calls from their landline phones using Verizon's cellular network, allowing them to share minutes between their cell phones and home phones.

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Powerwave Technologies Joins EDGE® Innovation Network

December 7, 2010 7:04 am | Comments

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Powerwave Technologies, Inc. announces that it has joined the EDGE Innovation Network, a collaborative, open-environment initiative enabling industry and academia, with government input, to work together to enhance the delivery cycle of new technologies and innovative capabilities to warfighters and first responders.

Argela Selects Picochip's Core Technology for Femtocell Developments

December 7, 2010 7:04 am | Comments

Picochip and Argela recently announced that Argela has selected Picochip as the core technology supplier for its femtocell developments. Based in Istanbul and Silicon Valley, Argela will use Picochip’s femtocell technology in products for its customers around the world. The company is in the process of developing a line of femtocell products including innovative residential femtocells with unique home-zone applications as well as femtocell solutions for enterprise, metro and rural deployments.

Mobile Platform Meets Individual Needs of Health Consumers Via Personalized Self-Management and Wellness Tools

December 7, 2010 7:04 am | Comments

BOSTON, /PRNewswire/ -- Healthrageous, Inc. today announced the launch of its new mobile app, h!GO. The mobile app extends Healthrageous' online support to help individuals shed unhealthy habits and embrace healthy lifestyles. h!GO also provides timely support to aid in the effective self-management of blood pressure and blood sugar.

Absolute Empowers IT with New Data Leakage Prevention Capabilities

December 7, 2010 7:04 am | Comments

VANCOUVER, /PRNewswire/ - Absolute® Software Corporation announced today that its SaaS computer tracking solution Computrace® now includes Remote File Retrieval. With this new data leakage prevention (DLP) feature, IT administrators can use the Computrace cloud to identify and retrieve sensitive company files that are exposed on end point devices.

Eight-Channel Transmit/Receive Chipset for Portable Ultrasound Systems

December 6, 2010 3:31 pm | Comments

National Semiconductor Corporation has unveiled an eight-channel ultrasound transmit/receive chipset specifically designed for portable ultrasound systems used in hospitals, clinics, ambulances and remote point-of-care facilities. The PowerWise® chipset’s innovative circuit architecture enables the design of both hand-carried and handheld units that deliver longer battery life and imaging performance comparable to larger console systems.

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Americans Spend More Than One Billion Hours Annually on Voicemail - And They Hate It!

December 6, 2010 7:05 am | Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Yap Inc. today released results of its recent study on user behaviors and attitudes towards voicemail. The study, fielded by market research firm MarketTools, shows that Americans spend more than one billion hours annually recording, managing and listening to voice messages.

Powerful Tool Helps Product Designers Shrink Environmental Footprint

December 6, 2010 7:05 am | Comments

CONCORD, Mass. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SolidWorks® Sustainability software, which empowers designers and engineers to easily reduce their products’ environmental impact, won the first-ever Best New Green Product Innovation honor last week at the global GREEN AWARDS™ 2010 in London. Accredited by the UK Royal Society of Arts, the awards recognize creativity that conveys the importance of corporate and social responsibility, sustainable development, and ethical best practices.

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