MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Eye-Fi Inc. today launched the Eye-Fi Mobile X2, a new 8GB wireless memory card empowering cameras around the world with immediate uploading capabilities. The Eye-Fi Mobile X2 provides instant uploads anywhere by wirelessly connecting the camera to a mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet, and is available for $79.
Digi-Key Corporation today announced it has signed a global agreement to distribute products from Hirose Electric Co., LTD, including European and Asian countries. Products from Hirose are now available for purchase on all of Digi-Key’s global websites and will be featured in future online catalogs. Hirose specializes in the manufacturing of connectors and has produced multiple interconnective solutions for mobile communications, broadcasting, computers, consumer electronics, measurement and control solutions, and automotive needs.
The PND (Personal Navigation Device) market is forecast to continue on a downward spiral over the coming years unless PND OEMs make radical changes. In a new study, “Personal Navigation Devices: Making Money from a Declining Market,” ABI Research portrays a grim future for PNDs. Senior Analyst Patrick Connolly says, “Over-inflated shipments generated by ‘price wars’ have created a false impression of market strength.
By Katherine Bourzac A new way of making battery electrodes based on nanostructured metal foams has been used to make a lithium-ion battery that can be 90 percent charged in two minutes. If the method can be commercialized, it could lead to laptops that charge in a few minutes or cell phones that charge in 30 seconds.
Rohde & Schwarz has developed a unique method that accurately measures group delay and phase linearity on satellite links. With the new R&S ZVA-K10 software option, users can perform measurements using two network analyzers located at separate sites. In open-area tests, for example, the analyzers can bridge long distances between a transmitter and a receiver.
SUNNYVALE, California -- Mu Dynamics, Inc. today announced the only testing solution on the market capable of immediately and accurately recreating applications to determine how they affect networks. This real-time solution boasts thousands of downloadable, ready-to-run, application-specific tests on Mu TestCloud, a rapidly growing online collaborative community for the sharing of test assets.
Mindspeed to Feature Amplif-Eye™ Signal-Conditioning Solutions for High-Definition Video Applications at NAB ShowApril 11, 2011 7:38 am | Comments
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. announced it will be demonstrating its broad offering of high-definition (HD) video semiconductor solutions at the 2011 NAB Show, including the first in a new family of crosspoint switches that brings sophisticated signal-conditioning and input/output configurability features to compact yet feature-rich, low-power solutions for small- to medium-sized switching matrices.
Globalstar Looks Forward to FCC Rulemaking to Increase Use of MSS Spectrum for Terrestrial BroadbandApril 11, 2011 7:37 am | Comments
COVINGTON, La., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc. today responded to the recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Report and Order regarding the use of mobile satellite services (MSS) spectrum for terrestrial mobile broadband use. In the Report and Order dated April 6, 2011, the FCC stated, "We extend the Commission's existing secondary market 'spectrum manager' spectrum leasing policies, procedures, and rules that currently apply to wireless terrestrial services to the use of MSS/ATC [mobile satellite services/ancillary terrestrial component] spectrum for the provision of terrestrial services.
RESTON, Virginia, /PRNewswire/ -- Ekahau Inc. today announced that Ekahau RTLS customers can now use their iPhone or Android smart phones to extend location tracking capabilities to areas outside their defined wireless local area network (WLAN). By using the smart phones as an additional wireless access point, this new functionality gives Ekahau RTLS users a way to track assets during transport or between Wi-Fi enabled facilities.
ADA, Mich. and BIRMINGHAM, England, /PRNewswire/ -- Fulton Innovation, the creator and exclusive licensor of eCoupled™ intelligent wireless power™ will demonstrate various applications of wireless power at The Gadget Show Live 2011 at NEC, Birmingham, April 13-17, 2011. Fulton will be providing a glimpse into the future of wireless charging capabilities with demonstrations of wireless power integration across industries, including consumer electronics, kitchen appliances, and point-of-sale packaging.
By Joe Zeto, Technical Marketing Evangelist, Ixia Cellular systems by nature have finite resources. Radio spectrum and transport, or backhaul resources are limited, expensive and shared between many users and services. Today’s mobile broadband networks must support multiplay applications of voice, video and data on a single IP-based infrastructure.
WASHINGTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Wireless Innovation Forum announced today the extension of their Request for Abstracts for the 2011 Wireless Innovation Forum Conference on Communications Technologies and Software Defined Radio (SDR’11-WInnComm) to April 19. Held November 29 to December 2, 2011 in Washington, DC, SDR’11-WInnComm is the only event devoted to the advancement of reconfigurable radio technologies from research through deployment.
AUSTIN, Texas & SHENZHEN, China -- (BUSINESS WIRE) --Silicon Laboratories Inc. and Hope Microelectronics introduced a comprehensive family of RF modules based on Silicon Labs’ EZRadioPRO® wireless radio family. Hope Microelectronics’ new RFM23B and RFM31B modules provide cost-effective, turnkey wireless networking solutions for bidirectional and one-way link applications such as smart meters, in-vehicle anti-theft alarm systems, home automation systems, HVAC control units, residential security systems, high-speed data acquisition systems and wireless toys.
Integrated Security Platform to Provide More Visual Context to Alarm Events and Help Improve ResponseApril 8, 2011 6:52 am | Comments
LAS VEGAS, /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell is teaming with The Boeing Co. to create an integrated security and building management platform to help improve safety and operations at large facilities. The system provides a comprehensive view of alarm-triggering events using three-dimensional high-definition models and video surveillance, delivering real-time, detailed visual information so security personnel can effectively deploy a more accurate response.
Dynamic Intelligent Solutions Demonstrates Industry-First Dimensional Measurement Process and New Testing ApplicationsApril 8, 2011 6:52 am | Comments
DETROIT, /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Intelligent Solutions, LLC (DIS) is displaying its innovative, patent-pending ChamberCam™ process – which provides dynamic, never-before-available 3-D measurement of components under extreme climatic conditions – at the 2011 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress this week in Detroit.