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Wireless HDMI Video Solutions Add both 1080p and HDMI Features to High-speed Wireless Reference Designs

December 17, 2010 6:01 am | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alereon, Inc., today announced the addition of several new wireless HDMI reference designs to the company’s UWB wireless solution offerings: The AL5750 1080p Wireless UWB Audio/Video Adapter, the AL5810/11 Wireless HDMI Encoder/Decoder and the AL5820/21 Wireless HDMI Encoder/Decoder with 3D support.

TTI Launches Interactive Holiday Trivia Contest

December 16, 2010 9:21 am | Comments

It’s the holiday season and to celebrate TTI, Inc. is inviting its customers, suppliers and electronics industry employees to play its new, on-line holiday trivia game launched this week that features The Specialist, the new company spokesperson recently selected from The Big Job Campaign. If you think you know Doctor No’s true identity, or who wrote the original James Bond story here’s your chance to test your spy knowledge.

Camgian Selects ORBCOMM for its Industrial Asset Monitoring Solution

December 16, 2010 5:31 am | Comments

FORT LEE, N.J. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ORBCOMM Inc. recently announced that Camgian Microsystems Corporation (Camgian) has selected ORBCOMM to provide a global communications platform for Quantum, its industrial asset monitoring solution. “By teaming with ORBCOMM, we are combining the latest technologies in satellite data communications with a high-performance business intelligence platform to enable our customers in the oil and gas industry to increase how they manage their remote assets and take advantage of significant performance and operating cost savings benefits.

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T-Mobile USA, Nokia Siemens Networks Drive Evolution of HSPA

December 16, 2010 5:31 am | Comments

Operators would be able to achieve peak data rates of more than 650 megabits per second (Mbps), thanks to an HSPA standard being driven by T-Mobile USA and Nokia Siemens Networks. Long Term HSPA Evolution would improve mobile broadband with speeds matching those promised by LTE Advanced. T-Mobile USA and Nokia Siemens Networks are driving the technology’s standardization aiming to make it available for commercial deployment by 2013.

ADC Facilitates the Creation of New Applications for Wideband Software-Defined Radios

December 16, 2010 5:31 am | Comments

National Semiconductor Corporation today announced that the company’s 12-bit analogue-to-digital converter ADC12D1800 was named Analogue Semiconductor Product of the Year at the recently held Elektra Awards ceremony. It was awarded for its high speed performance which enables a new generation of software-defined radio (SDR) architectures and applications.

Intelsat Network Expands NewWave Broadband’s Maritime Communications Offering

December 16, 2010 5:31 am | Comments

LUXEMBOURG -- BUSINESS WIRE) -- Intelsat S.A. announced that NewWave Broadband Ltd. signed a multi-transponder, multi-year contract for Ku-band capacity on two future Intelsat satellites. The Intelsat 19 (IS-19) and Intelsat 22 (IS-22) satellites, to be located at 166º E and 72º E respectively, are slated for launch in 2012 and will offer Ku-band beams optimized for maritime mobile communications and provide ocean coverage from the Middle East to the Asia-Pacific region.

Feds Take Initial Step in Allocating Spectrum

December 16, 2010 5:31 am | Comments

By Marguerite Reardon Article Source: CNET News The federal government has taken the first step in freeing up more spectrum for wireless broadband services in the United States. On Monday, the U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration issued a report identifying 115 MHz of wireless spectrum that can be shared among federal agencies and commercial users.

High Performance Tunable Radio-Frequency (RF) Filters for Next-Generation Radio Communications and Radar

December 16, 2010 5:31 am | Comments

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Active Spectrum Inc. announced a breakthrough in tunable filter technology for co-site interference mitigation in next generation wireless communication systems and radar. Next generation wireless communication systems, like the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) and other Software Defined Radio (SDR) systems, will operate simultaneously on many frequency bands.

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IEEE Proceedings Issue Foretells a Network More Powerful than the Internet

December 15, 2010 6:25 am | Comments

A network more powerful than the Internet, while perhaps inconceivable right now, is just one of many potentially life-changing applications for wireless sensor networks (WSN) highlighted in a special update issue about Sensor Networks and Applications in Proceedings of the IEEE. Published by the IEEE, additional topics of this Proceedings issue include a look at forward-thinking healthcare applications for WSN that could greatly improve electronic triage at large disasters by monitoring the injured as well as medical personnel; a conservation approach for utilizing sensor networks to conserve natural resources like electricity, gas and water, and the emerging trend of publishing real-time sensor data on the Web that opens up a wide variety of novel application scenarios.

New Energy Advances Commercial-Use Power Production Model of SolarWindow

December 15, 2010 6:25 am | Comments

COLUMBIA, Md. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- New Energy Technologies, Inc. announced that successful independent corroboration of early power modeling for the company’s SolarWindow™ has spurred active development of advanced ‘commercial-use’ models for calculating power production and energy savings for the first-of-its-kind technology capable of generating electricity on glass while remaining see-thru.

mSpot® Puts iTunes® Music in the Cloud for iPhone® Users

December 15, 2010 6:25 am | Comments

PALO ALTO, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud entertainment provider mSpot, Inc., today went live with the iPhone version of its popular cloud music service that offers users fast, easy access to their music collections via smart phones, PCs/Macs® and Internet TV. The service enables users to quickly upload their music to the mSpot Cloud and then immediately start listening from both desktop browsers and iPhones for free.

Piconics and Modelithics Release New Broad-band Data and Models for a Series of Conical Inductors

December 15, 2010 6:25 am | Comments

Piconics and Modelithics have released new broad-band, 0.04 to 65 GHz, data and models for a six different conical inductor products.  Measured data, acquired using series and shunt mount fixtures, is now available for free download from Modelithics website at: http://www.modelithics.com/mvp/Piconics/ Broad-band equivalent circuit models for these same conical inductor products were also developed and will be included with version 8.

The Car of the Future is Always On

December 15, 2010 6:25 am | Comments

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., /PRNewswire/ -- Vehicle designs and colors change each year but it is the integration of consumer electronics technologies into the vehicle interior that is really fueling future driving experiences. Continental, one of the world's largest automotive suppliers, is engineering hardware, software and systems that are powering the vehicle with an "Always On" connection and linking drivers and passengers to content and information in new ways.

Website Offers Tools to Accelerate Digital Design Development

December 15, 2010 6:25 am | Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif., -- Agilent Technologies Inc. recently introduced its Digital Test Solutions and Expertise Online Center. The learning site gives customers a range of essential tools on high-speed digital test, including USB 3.0, DisplayPort and HDMI, SATA/SAS, PCI Express®, MIPI and memory. The highly competitive environment for computer- and consumer-electronics companies requires extremely fast new product creation utilizing more advanced devices To be successful, design engineers require the most current information in standards like USB, SATA, PCI Express, HDMI, DisplayPort and memory.

Automatically Analyze the Torrent of WikiLeaks Documents

December 14, 2010 5:47 am | Comments

NEW YORK, /PRNewswire/ -- Appinions Inc. is offering organizations access to its novel W3 application that automatically extracts who is saying what about whom in WikiLeaks documents. Appinions W3™ extracts and summarizes opinions from vast volumes of data to give immediate insight into what people and organizations were saying, thinking and feeling about specific issues or people.

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