Vishay Precision Group, Inc. announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors division (VFR) has introduced a new technical program for its customers in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Available by customer request and held at the customer's site, the "Selecting Precision Resistors" educational program is designed to assist customers — and especially design engineers — in resistor selection by clarifying the differences among various precision resistor technologies beyond the basic information offered on datasheets.
Analog Devices will broadcast its technical webcast “Wireless Communication of Sensor Data in Industrial Applications” on July 20, 2011, at 12:00 pm EDT. This 45-minute webcast is the latest tutorial in a monthly educational series by Analog Devices that covers a variety of design challenges engineers face in signal processing applications.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions (M/A-COM Tech) is pleased to announce Vincent Pellicia’s appointment as Senior Director of Asia Pacific Sales, reporting to Jack Kennedy, Vice President of Sales for M/A-COM Tech. Mr. Pelliccia is now responsible for leading the company's Asia Pacific Sales initiatives.
GSM subscriptions supporting Machine to Machine (M2M) applications are expected to reach 1 billion by 2015*. This increase in the use of GSM networks to support automated communication between devices and applications will cause signaling capacity, traffic management and Quality of Service (QoS) to become significant operator issues.
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, now stocks Delta Products Group's full line of DC/DC products. Delta Products Group is one of the largest global providers of electronic components.
UPM RFID is launching an extensive selection of RFID NFC tags and inlays to meet the needs of a variety of applications. UPM RFID’s latest NFC products are top performers designed to satisfy the growing demands of NFC application developers looking for readily accessible tags. UPM RFID has released several NFC tag products over the years supporting the latest ICs, and has built a solid reputation globally as a supplier of high-quality, high-volume NFC tags.
Mobile operators have been given a preview of a new automatic Wi-Fi roaming solution from Transaction Network Services which is based on wireless technology from Cisco and will help enable subscribers to obtain data services with a high level of security using over 600,000 commercial hotspots around the world.
ConnectedHealth Points to Wireless Monitoring as Patient Care Solution The face of medical care in the United States is rapidly changing, and, for health care providers, achieving profitability now depends on managing costs - as opposed to the insurance-driven cost pass through model of days past.
Wind River, a world leader in embedded and mobile software, announced Renesas Electronics, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, has selected Wind River Framework for Automated Software Testing (FAST) to test Renesas Electronics’ Cortex-A9-based system-on-chip (SoC) platform for Android-based smartphones and consumer products.
MaxLinear Inc. announced a major Chinese cable video set-top box design win with market leader Shenzhen Skyworth Digital Technology Co. Ltd. Skyworth will use the MxL203RF in a new digital-to-analog (DTA) converter for the Chinese cable market. The new STB will come to market in time to help Chinese cable operators manage the switch to digital cable as the country continues to shut off all of its analog cable services by the year 2015.
ARM Forecast to Significantly Increase Lead over MIPS, Power Architecture and x86 In Digital Home BattleJuly 12, 2011 7:01 am | Comments
London, England; Preliminary findings from Semicast’s forthcoming report “Opportunities for Embedded Processors in the Digital Home” show ARM increased its position as the leading architecture for embedded processors in digital home applications in 2010, ahead of MIPS, Power Architecture and x86. The report suggests that ARM’s lead over the competition in the digital home is set to increase significantly in the medium term.
AT4 wireless announced the official offering of PTCRB certification testing services for LTE devices in three key locations Taiwan , USA and Spain . With the effective date of June 23rd, AT4 wireless laboratories in Taiwan and Virginia (USA) were approved as an E-UTRA qualified laboratory by PTCRB (PCS Type Certification Review Board).
Global Capacity Selects One Marketplace Access Exchange As its Automated Pricing Tool For Off-net SolutionsJuly 12, 2011 5:55 am | Comments
Global Capacity announced that FiberLight, LLC, one of the nation's leading providers of mission critical, high performance fiber optic networks, has selected One Marketplace Access Exchange as its automated pricing tool for off-net solutions. One Marketplace Access Exchange automates the process of generating competitive rates from a global marketplace of suppliers, including FiberLight's own negotiated supplier agreements.
Oldcastle Precast delivered 176 custom designed precast footings to Renewable Sales, LLC., a Massachusetts – based leading wholesale distributor of photovoltaic and solar thermal energy products to complete the construction of the largest photovoltaic solar system to date, in the city of Northampton, at the Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School.
XKL, LLC., announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named the DarkStar® DXM10-10 Optical Transport System as a recipient of a 2010 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award. XKL is a leading-edge provider of enterprise fiber optic networking equipment. The company's products include low energy consuming, highly robust, redundant and easy-to-use DWDM equipment that simplifies private end-to-end optical transmission solutions.