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Richardson RFPD to Feature Design Engineering Capabilities for Renewable Energy Applications at PCIM Asia 2011

June 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.

The Tinker's Toolbox - WiFi Video Surveillance Deployment in Freeport, Texas

June 16, 2011 7:28 am | Comments

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 to Attend Wireless Sensor Networks & RTLS Summit Europe 2011

June 16, 2011 4:41 am | Comments

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.


Michigan Researchers Create 'Optical Battery'

June 16, 2011 4:29 am | Comments

( 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 System

June 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 Appoints Mark Fruehan and Patrick Gray to Board of Directors

June 15, 2011 11:19 am | Comments

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 and Lindsay Broadband Partner on Optical Backhaul for LTE Metrocell, MetroStrand

June 15, 2011 11:12 am | Comments

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 to Acquire Cables Unlimited for Approximately $5,600,000

June 15, 2011 11:00 am | Comments

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.


JPCA Show - United We Stand

June 15, 2011 10:57 am | Comments

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 Expands As Samsung Selects OCTEON Processor

June 15, 2011 10:45 am | Comments

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.

Albis Technologies Powers Protection With Active RFID for Museums in Real Time

June 15, 2011 10:26 am | Comments

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.

Energy Harvesting Comes Alive

June 15, 2011 9:54 am | Comments

Next week the annual IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage event ( will open in Munich to attendees from 20 countries. The event focuses on the diverse range of energy harvesting and storage technologies, their application and opportunities. The technology is of vital interest to industries as diverse as consumer goods and electronics, the built environment, process control, vehicles, textiles and healthcare.

MacroSolve Signs LOI for Distribution & Marketing of Its DineInsight Restaurant App in Europe

June 15, 2011 9:23 am | Comments

MacroSolve announced it has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) with U.K.-based App Innovations, Ltd. Per the terms of the LOI, MacroSolve and App Innovations will negotiate an agreement for App Innovations to have a non-exclusive right to market and distribute MacroSolve's DineInsight(TM) restaurant app in the United Kingdom and other to be agreed upon markets.

Upcoming Cambridge Wireless Events in London

June 15, 2011 9:12 am | Comments

Cambridge Wireless is hosting two London events focused on changing mobile operator business models and the future of connected wireless devices. With the number of wireless networked devices and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications increasing rapidly, “Connecting the next 50Bn Devices” on 7th June at BDO Offices in London, will bring together industry leaders from Neul, Numerex, Pachube, Onzo, TTP, Cambridge Consultants and Arkessa to share their thoughts on the next generation of connected devices and services.

Increased Sustainability Achievements by STMicroelectronics in 2010

June 15, 2011 8:15 am | Comments

STMicroelectronics has published its annual Sustainability Report. Entitled “Our Culture of Sustainable Excellence in Practice”, the report provides comprehensive details of ST’s Sustainability strategy, policies and performance during 2010 and illustrates how ST embeds sustainability into its business practices to create value for all of its stakeholders.


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