Every so often, the media tells us about an automotive manufacturer on the cusp of delivering wireless, cooperative systems. The reader immediately thinks of Knight Rider , and wanders through a fantasy of connected car heaven. However, this type of news is often miles from accurate; connected car offerings in the near-to-distant future are a different reality.
Iridium Communications announces the launch of its second-generation maritime broadband platform, Iridium Pilot. Iridium Pilot will utilize the Iridium OpenPort service -- the world’s first when it comes to fully global maritime broadband. Iridium Pilot is engineered for enhanced durability to withstand the harshest maritime conditions, all the while packaged in a small, lightweight antenna.
Acquisition creates clear leader in small cell wireless technology for next generation mobile broadband communications, combined company to showcase expanded product line at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately held, U.
Agilent Technologies Inc. today announced that Bluetest AB now supports Agilent's PXT wireless communications test set. The Bluetest RTS (Reverberation Test System) uses the Agilent PXT test set to evaluate LTE devices over the air. OTA testing of LTE user equipment is essential to evaluate and prove performance prior to commercial deployment.
Giga-tronics announced that Giga-tronics has successfully renewed its AS9100 certification, an upgrade of our ISO 9001 Quality Management System. Giga-tronics is now certified as fully capable to be a provider of products and services (including deliverable hardware) that meet the most stringent aerospace and defense industry quality system requirements.
Datatrade has chosen NextM2M as supplier of M2M connectivity for its new services. NextM2M is supplying its newly upgraded management platform to leading Telecom carriers. Datatrade is a new subsidiary of Calltrade Carrier Services AG based in Zürich, Switzerland. The new startup mainly focuses on providing connectivity services within the M2M business.
Rogers Corporation will showcase some of its more popular products for power electronics applications at the upcoming APEC 2012 conference and exhibition. APEC 2012, the Applied Power Electronics Conference (www.apec-conf.org), is the leading event for practical and applied power electronics engineering.
In 2011 the market for energy harvesters reached US$700 million, with the majority of the value going into consumer electronic applications, where energy harvesters have been used for some time. Approximately 1.6 million energy harvesters were used in wireless sensors, resulting in $13.75 million being spent on this market segment.
RACO Wireless revealed that it has been awarded Frost & Sullivan’s “2012 Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award” in the North American M2M communications market. Frost & Sullivan recognized RACO Wireless as a visionary company that has made it much easier for solution providers to deploy M2M applications.
Rogers Corporation will be attending the IPC APEX EXPO Conference & Exhibition scheduled for February 28 through March 1, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. The IPC APEX EXPO is a leading industry event for electronics manufacturing and assembly, with a full technical conference and almost 400 exhibition booths expected.
Anritsu Company is showcasing its portfolio of instruments used by engineers and technicians responsible for the deployment, installation, and maintenance of wireless networks at NATE 2012. Among the test solutions on display will be the PIM Master family, which features Anritsu’s patented Distance-to-PIM technology, Site Master™ cable and antenna analyzers, Cell Master™ and BTS Master™ handheld analyzers, and MT9090 Network Master for backhaul testing.
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation nd Marktech Optoelectronics announced the two companies have signed a global distribution agreement. Marktech Optoelectronics is an industry leader in LED technology, products and solutions. Marktech has been involved in many high-end, high-profile projects and serves several markets including Aerospace and Defense, Medical Technology, Industrial Manufacturing and Robotics, and Sign and Signal.
Need a new jawbone? Now you can print one. An 83-year-old British woman recently underwent the first-ever custom transplant of a lower jaw made by a 3D printer. According to 3Ders.org, the Biomedical Research Institute at Hasselt University in Belgium announced last week that it implanted a printed jawbone in June, which was created by metal part maker LayerWise.
Nextreme Thermal Solutions announced that its thin-film thermoelectric technology has achieved a 60.1°C temperature difference between its cold and hot sides at an ambient temperature of 24.7°C, bringing it on par with the performance of bulk thermoelectric technology. The 60°C temperature milestone, known as the ?Tmax, reflects the ability of the thermoelectric device to pump heat efficiently.
Cree has expanded its design-in support for the industry’s first commercially-available SiC MOSFET power devices with a fully-qualified SPICE model. Using the new SPICE model, circuit designers can easily evaluate the benefits Cree’s SiC Z-FET MOSFETs provide for achieving a higher level of efficiency than is possible with conventional silicon power switching devices for comparably-rated devices.