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austriamicrosystems Supplies Light Sensors for Samsung Galaxy Smartphones

December 14, 2011 6:38 am | Comments

austriamicrosystems announced that the company is supplying high volumes of intelligent ambient light and proximity sensors for four Samsung Galaxy models. For the successful Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Gio, Galaxy Mini and Galaxy Neo models, austriamicrosystems is delivering integrated ambient light and proximity sensors as well as discrete proximity sensors.

Micro Power Electronics Announces Merger

December 13, 2011 1:38 pm | Comments

Micro Power Electronics, Inc., the global leader in portable power solutions for mission-critical equipment, today announced that Electrochem Solutions, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 100 percent interest in Micro Power from Weston Presidio. Electrochem is a subsidiary of Greatbatch, Inc.

XCom Global Announces Partnership with Rebtel to Offer VoIP Service

December 13, 2011 12:53 pm | Comments

XCom Global announced that it is partnering with Rebtel, a leading VoIP service operator, to provide XCom Global customers with an affordable option for placing international calls. To build awareness of this new service offering, XCom Global is issuing a Rebtel voucher for 133 minutes of free international direct dial calls to the United States with every USB/MiFi Hotspot rental.


Partnership to Power Next Generation of Connected Devices

December 13, 2011 12:46 pm | Comments

CSL and Jasper Wireless announced a strategic agreement to connect and support a host of emerging enterprise and consumer devices. This partnership sees Jasper Wireless provide CSL with its software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, offering the necessary tools to eliminate the complexity associated with profitably connecting and managing new devices.


Kaazing Platform Keeps Commercial Fleet Vehicles Safe

December 13, 2011 12:06 pm | Comments

When Trackmatic Solutions set out to establish itself as a leading service provider in the highly competitive fleet management market, it chose Kaazing as an integral part of its cutting edge technology software system. Today, Trackmatic is the only company in South Africa that can keep track of commercial fleets over the web in REAL TIME with updates pushed to client browsers in seconds.

Regulations in Medical Devices Industry to Take Effect in 2012

December 13, 2011 12:00 pm | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Editor | Comments

All medical manufacturers must comply with the updated IEC 60601-1 standard, or the 3rd Edition, establishing new requirements for the safety and effectiveness of medical equipment. The standard will take effect in June 2012 in Europe and Canada and in June 2013 in the United States. Failure to implement the requirement can result in delaying the product to market and lost revenue.

ORBexpress Doubles Message Throughput Using INTEGRITY 10 on Dual-Core PPC

December 13, 2011 11:57 am | Comments

Continuing its lead in enabling application developers to easily port their applications to multicore platforms, Objective Interface Systems,  announced that its ORBexpress product doubles message throughput when used with Green Hills Software INTEGRITY 10 real-time operating system (RTOS) with symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) on a dual-core processor.

API Delivers Deeper Geospatial Network Intelligence

December 13, 2011 11:51 am | Comments

American Roamer announced a public beta of its API (application programming interface). The API provides organizations with comprehensive access to vital geospatial network intelligence on telecommunications network availability, coverage patterns, and an array of other valuable information. The API is a natural extension of the rich datasets and on-demand, analytical solutions that only American Roamer can provide.


Anritsu Donates VNA Master to UC Davis College of Engineering

December 13, 2011 11:41 am | Comments

Anritsu Company announces that it has donated a VNA Master MS2028B handheld vector network analyzer to the University California, Davis College of Engineering for use in the Davis Millimeter Wave Research Center (DMRC). The donation of the VNA Master is part of a growing relationship between Anritsu and UC Davis, as well as the school’s commitment to expand its microwave department.

The Bay Lights: LED Installation to Animate Bay Bridge

December 13, 2011 7:17 am | Comments

Today, on the 75th anniversary of the opening of the San Francisco Bay Bridge, a consortium of San Francisco Bay Area arts organizations have announced a campaign to fund an enormous LED light installation that will run abstract, glittery animations across the vertical cables of the West Span of the bridge.

Shipment of 3-D EM Simulation Platform, Further Enhancing RF Simulation Speed

December 13, 2011 7:06 am | Comments

Agilent Technologies announced shipment of the latest release of its Electromagnetic Professional software, EMPro 2011.11. The updated 3-D modeling and simulation platform features enhancements to further speed and improve RF design and verification. Tightly integrated with Agilent’s Advanced Design System, EMPro is used to create 3-D models and analyze electrical performance of packages, connectors, antennas and other RF components.

Milestone Year for WiGig Alliance

December 13, 2011 7:04 am | Comments

The WiGig Alliance has published two new Protocol Adaptation Layer (PAL) specifications, the WiGig Display Extension (WDE) and the WiGig Serial Extension (WSE) to supplement the previously published WiGig Bus Extension (WBE) and MAC/PHY specifications. This accomplishment completes an amazingly successful year for the organization which has hosted the first ever interoperability test event, received ITU-R endorsement and formed a docking task group chartered with creating the world’s first multi-gigabit wireless docking specification.

Deal Expands European Market Presence

December 13, 2011 7:00 am | Comments

Global Capacity announces that it has added Colt Technology Services, the information delivery platform for European business, to its portfolio of global providers. The commercial integration of Colt provides Global Capacity the opportunity to procure and provision network solutions across Colt’s 35,000km network including 39 metropolitan area networks within major European cities and 19 Colt data centres.

Wireless Communications Test Set for R&D

December 13, 2011 5:52 am | Comments

Agilent Technologies announced the new E5515E 8960 Series 10 wireless communications test set, designed for R&D engineers who need to stress their 2G/3G/3.5G designs at the maximum data rates. The E5515E, an enhancement to the industry-preferred 8960 wireless test set, is equipped with dual downlink paths, a more powerful processor and other significant hardware improvements.

PSoC Creator 2.0 Design Environment Available to All Users

December 13, 2011 5:50 am | Comments

Cypress Semiconductor announced that Version 2.0 of its revolutionary PSoC Creator™ Design Environment for the PSoC® 3 and PSoC 5 programmable system-on-chip families is available for free download for all users at Among the hundreds of feature enhancements, PSoC Creator 2.


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