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SemiGen Relocates, Expanding RF/Microwave Assembly and Test Capabilities

July 15, 2011 8:39 am | Comments

SemiGen has announced that the company is moving to a new facility and expanding its RF/microwave assembly and test capabilities. To meet the demands of customer requirements and to accommodate SemiGen’s recent acquisitions and new product line repair business, SemiGen has relocated from its former location in Londonderry, NH to 920 Candia Road in Manchester, NH.

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Signs Mouser Electronics as Authorized Global Distributor

July 15, 2011 8:15 am | Comments

M/A-COM Technology Solutions recently named Mouser Electronics as an authorized global distributor. Mouser Electronics is a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components. Mouser Electronics, with their user-friendly “EZ Buy” online catalogue, enables customers to buy online for fast and efficient fulfillment of product orders for M/A-COM Tech’s customers.

Nokia Siemens Networks Helps Expand T-Mobile's 4G network

July 15, 2011 7:11 am | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks has upgraded portions of T-Mobile USA’s 4G (HSPA+) network to deliver mobile broadband at potential speeds of up to 42 megabits per second (Mbps). “T-Mobile’s 4G network is now faster than ever before and continues to deliver a faster, more reliable broadband experience in more places than any other carrier,” said Neville Ray, chief technology officer, T-Mobile USA.


Curtiss-Wright Controls Joins OpenFabrics Alliance

July 14, 2011 11:59 am | Comments

Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC), a business group of Curtiss-Wright Controls and a leading designer and manufacturer of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) VPX, OpenVPX™, VME, VXS and CompactPCI products for the rugged, deployed defense and aerospace market, has joined the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA).

Soft Memory Device Opens Door To New Biocompatible Electronics

July 14, 2011 8:42 am | Comments

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a memory device that is soft and functions well in wet environments – opening the door to a new generation of biocompatible electronic devices. “We’ve created a memory device with the physical properties of Jell-O,” says Dr. Michael Dickey, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at NC State and co-author of a paper describing the research.

Market for Semiconductors In Appliances Forecast to be Over $2 Billion Next Year

July 14, 2011 7:04 am | Comments

Austin, TX – IMS Research forecasts the market for semiconductors in major home appliances (MHAs) will be worth more than $2 billion in 2012, up from $1.5 billion in 2010. Such components have a whole host of functions including: controlling operation of the motor in an appliance; sensing various operational parameters; driving touch-control devices; storing menus, languages & safety sub-systems; maybe even someday communicating with the electricity grid; and managing power, which accounts for most revenues.

Enterprise Business Spending on Vioce, Data and Cloud Services to Increase Nearly 6 Percent, Says In-Stat

July 14, 2011 6:49 am | Comments

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., —There has been little good news about the economy lately, particularly on the jobs front.  New In-Stat research, however, shows that Enterprise business spending on IT and telecom services, which include cloud computing, wireless, wireline voice, wireline data, and business IP/VoIP, will move in a positive direction in 2011, increasing a healthy 6% over 2010.

TSMC Qualifies Magma's QCP Extractor for 28-nm Designs

July 13, 2011 12:23 pm | Comments

Magma Design Automation announced TSMC has included the QCP extractor in TSMC’s quarterly EDA qualification report for 28-nanometer (nm) integrated circuits (ICs). This qualification gives designers additional confidence in using QCP to address the increasing complexity of ICs implemented in TSMC’s 28-nm processes.


New PDXpert PLM Release Offers Easy Data Imports and ODBC Views

July 13, 2011 12:18 pm | Comments

Low Cost Data Exchange Makes PLM Adoption and Integration Fast and Simple Active Sensing announced the immediate availability of PDXpert product lifecycle management software Release 6.6, which offers enhanced capabilities for importing, updating and exporting PLM data. Administrators can now import part and document records from legacy data sources such as Excel spreadsheets and MRP databases directly into PDXpert PLM software.

Mobile Cloud Enterprise Revenues to Reach $39 bn by 2016

July 13, 2011 12:02 pm | Comments

A new report from Juniper Research has found that annual revenues derived from mobile cloud based enterprise services are expected to reach $39 billion by 2016 as mobile network operators increasingly offer corporate clients an array of unified communications suites. The report stressed that a significant proportion of these revenues essentially represent a migration of enterprise spend from traditional siloed offerings.

Interop Technologies to Provide Hosted CMAS Solution to Bluegrass Cellular

July 13, 2011 10:39 am | Comments

Operator Obtains Affordable Compliance with FCC Mandate, Enhanced Safety and Security for its Subscribers Interop Technologies announced that Bluegrass Cellular will deploy Interop’s hosted Commercial Mobile Service Provider (CMSP) Gateway. This solution enables Bluegrass to deliver Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) alert messages originating from the Federal Alert Gateway to its subscribers without deploying cost-prohibitive systems on its network.

Toshiba and SanDisk Celebrate the Opening of Fab 5 Fabrication Facility in Japan

July 13, 2011 10:18 am | Comments

Yokkaichi, Mie, Japan, July 12, 2011 — Toshiba Corporation and SanDisk Corporation today celebrated the opening of Fab 5, the third 300mm wafer NAND fabrication facility at Toshiba’s Yokkaichi Operations in Mie Prefecture, Japan. Consumer demand for smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices continues to fuel strong global demand for NAND flash memory.

Infonetics Research Welcomes Sam Barnett, Directing Analyst for Data Center and Cloud

July 13, 2011 10:12 am | Comments

Communications industry market research firm Infonetics Research today announced the addition of Samuel J. Barnett to its analyst team. Mr. Barnett is Infonetics' new Directing Analyst for Data Center and Cloud and is based out of Monument, Colorado in the U.S. (full bio: ). "Adding Sam Barnett to our growing analyst team is a major coup for Infonetics, especially following our other recent analyst additions," notes J'Amy Stewart, CEO and co-founder of Infonetics Research.

Globalstar Announces Successful Second Launch of Six New Satellites

July 13, 2011 10:04 am | Comments

Globalstar, a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services to businesses, governments, and consumers, today announced that six new second-generation Globalstar satellites were successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, using the Soyuz launch vehicle. The Globalstar satellites were launched on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 8:27 a.

JTAG Technologies Will Showcase the Latest Mil-Aero Developments and Products at IEEE Autotestcon

July 13, 2011 8:17 am | Comments

IEEE AUTOTESTCON is the United States' largest conference focused on automatic test systems for U.S. military systems, and has been held annually since 1965. The conference is held in Baltimore, Maryland this fall, all themes focused precisely on the current issues facing military automated test. Amongst a variety of products, these latest models deserve attention and will be presented by the leading Boundary-scan provider: Combining the Benefits of Flying Probe and Boundary-scan Huntron, Inc.


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