STMicroelectronics and CMP announced that the CMOS 28nm process from STMicroelectronics is now available for prototyping to universities, research labs and companies through the silicon brokerage services provided by CMP. The introduction of the 28nm CMOS process builds on the successful collaboration that has allowed universities and companies to access previous CMOS generations such as 45nm (introduced in 2008), 65nm (introduced in 2006), 90nm (introduced in 2004), and 130nm (introduced in 2003).
CYBRA Corporation announced that Maidenform Brands has selected CYBRA as the solution provider for Maidenform’s RFID item-level EPC tagging initiative. The CYBRA solution, based on EdgeMagic, will encode and validate RFID-tagged items. EdgeMagic can be easily adapted to meet other future RFID EPC requirements.
StarView Solutions announced that Scott Greeson has joined the company as Vice President of Operations. He will lead the company's corporate strategy and growth initiatives. In his new role, Greeson will build and lead the operations team, continually ensuring that they are the most highly efficient and highly trained group of professionals in the business.
Colson Caster Corporation has been granted a new certificate of quality assurance from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The organization monitors manufacturers for adherence to the ISO 9000 family of standards for certification. The certification then represents a consensus of superior quality management practices recognized around the world.
Richardson RFPD to Feature Design Engineering Capabilities for Renewable Energy Applications at PCIM Asia 2011June 16, 2011 9:14 am | Comments
Richardson RFPD announced today its Energy Management team will be showcasing their engineered assembly capabilities at PCIM Asia 2011, June 21-23 in Shanghai, China. The company’s team of experts focused on energy technology and power conversion will also be presenting its design engineering resources for power electronics, renewable energy, power quality, and energy management.
Hosted by Alix Paultre, the Tinker's Toolbox is the Advantage Design Group's web-based interview show where we talk about the latest technology, components, and design issues for the electronic design engineering community. Ty Morrow Sam Sutherland Ralph Bell In this episode, we talk to Chief Tyrone "Ty" Morrow of the City of Freeport, Texas on the first stage of the deployment of a WiFi-based municipal surveillance system being installed by ADT with the assistance of Motorola.
Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced it will be attending the Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) & Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) Summit Europe 2011.
( University of Michigan) - A dramatic and surprising magnetic effect of light discovered by University of Michigan researchers could lead to solar power without traditional semiconductor-based solar cells. The researchers found a way to make an "optical battery," said Stephen Rand, a professor in the departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Physics and Applied Physics.
IAR Systems and Qualcomm Atheros Collaboration Creates First Wi-Fi System-in-Package Development SystemJune 16, 2011 4:13 am | Comments
IAR Systems today announced its collaboration with Qualcomm Atheros on its new AR4100 solution, a highly integrated, Wi-Fi system-in-package (SIP) for microcontroller based design. The new module is based on Qualcomm Atheros’ industry-leading 802.11b/g/n single-stream Wi-Fi Align technology, enabling long range transmission while minimizing energy consumption.
Axesstel announced that it has appointed wireless industry veteran Mark Fruehan and CFO Patrick Gray to its Board of Directors. Mark Fruehan is currently the Executive Vice President, Sales and Business Development for AdMarvel, an Opera Software ASA company, a position that he has held since 2008.
Wazco announced a first-of-its-kind, strand-mounted optical backhaul solution for Wazco's family of MetroStorm basestations. Dubbed “MetroStrand,” these LTE 4G-enabled optical gateways allow cable operators to deploy managed gigabit services “right at the strand.” “MetroStrand is specifically designed to take full advantage of existing multiple system operator (MSO) assets,” explained Mike Nasco, Wazco’s CEO.
RF Industries announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately owned Long Island, NY based Cables Unlimited for cash and equity consideration of approximately $5,600,000. CUI had revenue of approximately $6,200,000 and non-audited non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA of approximately $645,000 in its most recent twelve months ended December 31, 2010.
Expectations going into this year’s edition of the JPCA Show were decidedly mixed. The near-term viability of the Japanese manufacturing infrastructure has been shrouded by a lack of information, bureaucracy and factors such as limited power output. JPCA was the first occasion for many observers to observe and report on industry conditions with a wide range of first person input.
Cavium Networks announced that it is accelerating mass deployment of its latest OCTEON processors through a collaboration for 3G/4G systems with Samsung Electronics, one of the leading network solution providers. “The demand for secure and intelligent mobile data is growing at a record pace, and the telecom industry is looking for a simple and cost-effective way for the evolution from 3G/WiMAX to LTE/WiMAX 2,” said YJ Kim, General Manager, Infrastructure Processor Group, Cavium Networks.
Growing numbers of museums and art galleries are enhancing the power of active RFID-based object security from Albis Technologies to protect their valuable works of art. Drawing on Albis Technologies Zone Monitoring & Find Division's expertise in developing active RFID solutions to suit the specific applications and environments in which they are employed, museums across Europe are extending and improving their surveillance and anti-theft systems with revolutionary active RFID-based solutions from ZOMOFI for permanent, cable-free surveillance and condition monitoring in real time of each and every single piece of art.