Interconnect Devices has been awarded a Raytheon 3-Star Supplier Excellence award. Raytheon Company presented supplier excellence awards to 39 companies for their exceptional performance in supporting the company’s Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) business during 2011 at its annual Supplier Excellence Awards Dinner held on September 26 in Los Angeles, Calif.
Ixia participated in an MPLS 2011 interoperability demonstration with Isocore, successfully validating several advanced MPLS and MPLS-TP functionalities in a live test scenario using IxNetwork, Ixia’s award-winning and comprehensive protocol testing application. The results from these tests will be presented as part of a white paper released at the convention, taking place from October 16 – 19th, in Washington, DC.
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, and the US subsidiary of Macronix International have signed a global distribution agreement. “We are pleased to announce this distribution agreement with Macronix,” said Mark Zack, Digi-Key's vice president of semiconductors. “With the company’s strong product offering in NOR Flash Memory devices and its commitment to R&D, customers worldwide will benefit from the wide range of memory densities Digi-Key now provides.
ISCO International announced it has installed 200 Proteus spectrum conditioning units at 3G base stations in Florida and Puerto Rico in the third quarter of 2011. These units have been deployed by Tier-1 wireless network operators to counteract the many types of interference that degrade signal quality, capacity and network performance.
Corelis announced ScanExpress JET support for AMD embedded processors. Supported AMD processor families include Turion II Neo, Athlon II Neo, Opteron 4100, and Opteron Quad-Core (socket Fr5). These processors represent high-performance, low power processing for edge-of-enterprise markets including storage and telecommunications, as well as more traditional embedded markets such as security and medical imaging, military systems, and single-board computing.
Contrary to popular understanding, people have been making money out of electric vehicles for over 110 years. Unfortunately there have also been bankruptcies in the electric vehicle business in most of those years. The primary difference lies in market positioning.
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The start of 2011 marked the moment that “innovation” arrived as the buzzword on lips of everyone from the president of the Consumer Electronics Association to the president of the United States. Invoked in totemic tones in one speech after another, business leaders have stressed “innovation” (often in contrast to “regulation”) as the cure for the world’s economic and cultural ills.
Online accountancy firm, Crunch.co.uk, introduced a Skype button to its website so its UK SME & freelance customers can get free calls and accountancy advice using any online device with Skype access - even when their accountant is out of the office or just away from their computer. Developed by IP and communications specialist, Foehn, the button aims to improve accountant accessibility, help customers avoid costly call charges and aid customer service.
There’s been gnashing of teeth between Apple and Samsung in courts across the globe for a while now, but Australia’s temporary injunction against the sale of a Samsung tablet is a huge win for Apple, and could be very bad for the Android platform. A court in Australia ruled today that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.
Wired.com - iPhone 4S owners are poised to become members of an elite class. Their new phones boast an improved camera, dual antennae and an unpaid personal intern named Siri — all relevant talking points in “Who’s got the real iPhone?” one-upsmanship battles. Luckily, though, even 4S have-nots can enjoy the benefits of iOS 5, one of the new phone’s best features.
MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation announced that it will begin supplying display driver ICs to be used in the new AMOLED display panels for Samsung’s Galaxy S2 LTE smartphone. MagnaChip’s display driver ICs will be used in AMOLED panels that support WVGA (480X800) level resolution and 16M (24bit) colors.
Fractal Antenna Systems disclosed a patent filing for a novel approach to better wireless antennas . Called ‘fractal plasmonic surfaces’ (FPS), the new antenna technology promises to provide wideband ability at low cost along with other unique features. The technology exploits the use of fractals, intricate geometric figures made from scaling and applying a simple pattern.
For the fifth year in a row, DYMAX Corporation has been identified by Inc. magazine as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country. The Inc. 5000 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs.
El Segundo, Calif., October 12, 2011—Shipments of storage devices for computers rose across the board during the second quarter, resulting from the March earthquake in Japan after panicked manufacturers strove to replenish stockpiles, according to a new IHS iSuppli Storage Market Tracker from information and analysis provider IHS (NYSE: IHS).