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5 High School Students Win Robots4Us Video Contest

May 21, 2015 11:25 am | by DARPA | Comments

Five short videos prepared by U.S. high school students have been selected as winning entries in DARPA’s Robots4Us video contest and will be featured at a June 7 invitational workshop ...


Gauging Materials’ Physical Properties from Video

May 21, 2015 10:58 am | by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office | Comments

Last summer, MIT researchers published a paper describing an algorithm that can recover intelligible speech from the analysis of the minute vibrations of objects in video captured ...


Photos of the Day: Keeping Up With #WearableWednesday at IMS 2015

May 20, 2015 1:50 pm | by Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief, @JMooneyWDD; Sarah Goncalves, Associate Editor, @SarahG_WDD | Comments

For even more photos from IMS 2015, check out the Wireless Design & Development Twitter account at @wirelessdesign. Be sure to follow along and join the conversation, using today's hashtag #WearableWednesday.


Amazing Microdroplet Structures May Lead To New Technologies

May 20, 2015 1:29 pm | by Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences | Comments

Unexpected shapes of mesoscale atoms -- structures built of microdroplets encapsulated within microdroplets -- have been created at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, Poland...


New Technology Could Fundamentally Change Future Wireless Communications

May 20, 2015 1:23 pm | by University of Bristol | Comments

Radio systems, such as mobile phones and wireless internet connections, have become an integral part of modern life. However, today's devices use twice as much of the radio spectrum as is necessary...


Taking Control of Light Emission

May 20, 2015 1:14 pm | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | Comments

Researchers have found a way to couple the properties of different two-dimensional materials to provide an exceptional degree of control over light waves. They say this has the potential to lead to new kinds of light detection...


New High-Performance VNAs

May 20, 2015 1:08 pm | Comments

Copper Mountain Technologies (CMT) unveiled a new, high-performance vector network analyzer (VNA) series at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in Phoenix on May 17 – 22...


Rohde & Schwarz Presents the Ultrasensitive R&S FSWP Phase Noise Analyzer and VCO Tester

May 20, 2015 12:57 pm | by Rohde & Schwarz | Comments

With the new R&S FSWP phase noise tester, users can measure the spectral purity of signal sources such as generators, synthesizers and voltage-controlled oscillators (VCO) more quickly than with any other solution...


Gallium Nitride RF Power Transistor for Cellular Base Stations

May 20, 2015 12:46 pm | by Freescale Semiconductor | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) introduced its first gallium nitride (GaN) RF power transistor for cellular base stations. The new A2G22S160-01S delivers exceptional performance in 30 W and 40 W amplifiers for wireless infrastructure...


New GaN Wideband Power Transistor at IMS 2015

May 20, 2015 12:38 pm | by MACOM | Comments

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave and optical semiconductor products, today announced the new NPT2022, a wideband transistor optimized for DC-2 GHz operation...


Photos of the Day: Live From IMS 2015

May 19, 2015 1:32 pm | by @wirelessdesign, @JMooneyWDD, @SarahG_WDD | Comments

For more live photos from IMS 2015 this week, follow WDD on Twitter: @wirelessdesign.  Also follow our editors, Janine Mooney and Sarah Goncalves, at @JMooneyWDD and @SarahG_WDD...


Northrop Grumman Brings Cutting Edge Technology, New Products to Microwave and Semiconductor Conventions in Phoenix Area

May 19, 2015 1:13 pm | by Northrop Grumman Corporation | Comments

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced its participation in three Phoenix, Arizona-area conventions focused on microwave and semiconductor technology: the International Microwave Symposium 2015 (IMS)...


Record-Breaking 904 Booths Take the Floor at IMS2015

May 19, 2015 9:54 am | by IMS | Comments

The IEEE MTT-S 2015 International Microwave Symposium (IMS) will welcome a record-breaking 904 booths from 620 exhibitors to the show floor opening Tuesday, May 19 at 9 a.m. as part of IMS2015 May 17-22 at the Phoenix Convention Center...


Designing Better Medical Implants

May 18, 2015 2:43 pm | by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office | Comments

Biomedical devices that can be implanted in the body for drug delivery, tissue engineering, or sensing can help improve treatment for many diseases. However, such devices are often susceptible to attack by the immune system, which can render them useless. A team of MIT ...


In the NFL, Helmet Sensors Are a Sensitive Issue

May 18, 2015 2:35 pm | by Brett Martel, AP Sports Writer | Comments

When big-money NFL careers are at stake, the use of impact-measuring sensors in football helmets isn't as routine as one might expect. The NFL Players Association's Mackey-White Committee, which spearheads player safety initiatives, spent considerable time ... 



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