MathWorks announced Semtech Corporation used MATLAB and Simulink products to reduce development time of optimized digital receivers in wireless RF devices. Semtech, a leading supplier of high-quality analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, adopted Model-Based Design tools to create FPGA prototypes 50% faster than before, reduce verification time from weeks to days and shorten development time by 33%.
Premier Farnell and Fox Sign Global Franchise Distribution Agreement for New Range of Crystals, OscillatorsNovember 1, 2011 11:18 am | Comments
1 November 2011, London – Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl), the multi-channel electronics distributor announces a global franchise distribution agreement with Fox Electronics, a leading specialist in the design and supply of frequency controllers. Customers of Premier Farnell’s operating businesses of Farnell, Newark/element14 and element14 will now have global access to Fox Electronics’ full line of crystals, oscillators, TCXOs, VCXOs and Fox’s XpressO Crystal Oscillator, which has been classed as a breakthrough in configurable Frequency Control Solutions.
Giga-tronics announced an agreement with Liberty Test Equipment to offer rental and distribution of Giga-tronics’ high-performance RF and Microwave Test and Measurement equipment in the USA and Canada. Liberty Test Equipment, a leader in electronic test equipment asset management will provide rental and distribution of Giga-tronics RF and microwave test solutions including fast-switching microwave signal generators, microwave power amplifiers, and high-accuracy power meters and sensors.
Alpscontrols.com today announced the launch of a new website – enoceanparts.com – where EnOcean-enabled self-powered wireless technology products will be available for purchase all on one convenient site at extremely competitive prices. Contractors and systems integrators are now able to select from a wide variety of interoperable products subscribing to one wireless standard enabling the optimal solution for their project.
TAIYO YUDEN has developed a web-based component data viewer named “TY-COMPAS” (Taiyo Yuden COMPonent Assist System) that enables the easy selection of electronic components through its search and browsing functions. This web-based component data viewer has been developed based on the “TAIYO YUDEN Components Selection Guide & Data Library” announced in April 2008, and can be used without being installed on a PC.
The ubiquitous Intelligent Power Module, aka IPM, has been a mainstay in motor speed control designs. And with good reason: Such designs are relatively easy and cheap to implement. With onboard gate drivers, protection, and a six pack IGBT array integrated, it takes very little engineering effort to quickly come up with an effective design.
RF Micro Devices announced the appointment of technology veteran Hans Schwarz, age 54, as corporate vice president, business development. Mr. Schwarz brings more than 30 years of technology industry expertise to RFMD as well as wide-ranging involvement in successful business development and M&A activity.
Mouser Electronics announced its partnership with Toumaz, a pioneer in low cost, ultra-low energy wireless telemetry technologies. With the global distribution agreement in place, Mouser will bring customers Toumaz’s forward-minded technologies including the TZ1053 TELRAN. TELRAN is an ultra-low energy radio for wireless sensor networks, remote controls, green energy solutions, smart meters, and environmental monitoring.
Telmap announced that they will use INRIX’s real-time, historical and predictive traffic information in its Mobile Location Companion service worldwide. The partnership is expected to enhance the navigation experience and increase usage by allowing Telmap users to enjoy best in class routing through better alternative routes that take into consideration real-time traffic and will result in reduced travel time and more accurate estimated time of arrival (ETA).
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation announced the global addition of ILLUMRA products to its expansive line card. ILLUMRA products are known globally for offering design engineers and product procurers with state-of-the-art wireless solutions including wireless indoor lighting products, sensors, receivers, and outdoor lighting accessories.
Wind River will exhibit at MILCOM 2011. Wind River will demonstrate the latest embedded software solutions designed for advanced military communication devices. Wind River will be at booth No. #721 featuring aerospace and defense embedded virtualization and Android solutions, highlighting the latest innovations in multicore and secure multi-operating system platforms.
WebNMS unveiled its groundbreaking KPI Dashboard and Reporting Engine for 4G / LTE device and network management. The Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Dashboard is a customizable, widget-based platform that offers NOC operators extraordinaryvisibility into 4G/LTE devices. Demonstrations of the software will be available at the WebNMS Booth #1830 at the 4G World Exhibition.
Objective Interface Systems announced that Communications Research Centre Canada (CRC) used ORBexpress communications software to achieve a record-time adaption of a complete Software Communications Architecture (SCA) radio system to a handheld Android device. The radio system, including a full core framework and FM waveform application, ran seamlessly while achieving long battery life on a single-core ARM processor.
Richardson RFPD announced enhancements to the “What’s New” page on its website, designed to provide easy and expedited access to the latest information on new products from the industry’s leading suppliers of RF, Wireless and Energy Management components. Interactive graphics on the “What’s New” page link visitors to featured new product details, microsites and supplier-sponsored promotions.