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.
Silicon Frontline Technology announced that X-FAB Silicon Foundries has used SFT’s R3D (Resistive 3D) software for X-FAB’s 0.18 micrometer high-voltage process (XH018), providing improvements in reliability and efficiency. X-FAB is the world's leading foundry group for More-than-Moore semiconductor applications.
Electro Rent Corporation announced that it has entered into a two-year renewal agreement with Agilent Technologies to remain Agilent’s sole Authorized Technology Partner (ATP) for the United States and Canada. The original agreement commenced December 1, 2009 to provide small and medium size customers with financial alternatives for acquiring Agilent’s electronic test and measurement products.
Smart City Networks to maintain upgraded Wi-Fi network at Lucas Oil Stadium and Indianapolis Convention CenterFebruary 3, 2012 9:00 am | Comments
After coordinating the installation and integration of upgrades to the Wi-Fi network at Lucas Oil Stadium and the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind., Smart City Networks will manage the day-to-day operations of the upgraded Wi-Fi network that can keep tens of thousands of people online wirelessly.
Telautograph (1888) Using a special pen connected to wires that tracked the pen's position on paper, the telautograph sent handwritten messages via telegraph. RAND Tablet (1964) The 10 by 10-inch RAND Tablet let computer users choose menu options, draw diagrams and even write software using only a digital stylus.
FCI will showcase its Power Solutions products at booth 1136 during the IEEE-Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition 2012 (APEC 2012). The conference is being held from February 5-9, 2012 in Orlando, Florida. APEC 2012 is a premier global event dedicated to applied power electronics. It provides an ideal environment for equipment OEMs, power supply designers and component manufacturers to discuss the latest achievements and breakthroughs.
Skyworks Solutions announced that it is ramping global positioning system (GPS) and global navigation satellite system (GNSS) solutions for Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., one of the world’s leading smart phone providers. The Company’s newest devices, which integrate a low-noise amplifier with filtering specifically designed for GPS/GNSS receiver applications, deliver industry-leading performance and are the smallest solutions in the market requiring no external components, allowing manufacturers an easy “plug and play” option.
CEA-Leti announced the launch of a major new platform that provides industrial and academic partners with a global offer of mature 3D innovative technologies for their advanced products and research projects. To help its partners solve key technology challenges, Leti’s Open 3D™ global offer includes 3D design, layout, technologies including interconnections, TSV and components assembly, reliability tests and final packaging for components or systems achievement.
Global research among 927 satellite professionals by Skybrokers International shows that only 7% prefer 'only new' and 32% primarily new equipment. The majority prefers 'only used' 18% and primarily used (43%) equipment. According to Walter van der Plas, CEO of Skybrokers, the research shows that satellite professionals cut cost on their purchasing budgets to survive a declining market.
Starhome unveils a new strategy designed to dynamically adapt and react to the complex multi-network environment. The increased use of smart phones, mobile applications and M2M, along with growing demands for extra bandwidth, is fueling the development of LTE networks and creating new challenges and opportunities.
Rogers Corporation, represented by its Power Electronics Solutions (PES) Business Group, 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.
Aegis has launched a new Chinese-language website as the latest move in its strategic commitment to the region and to meeting its increasing demand for Aegis Manufacturing Operations Software (MOS) products. The strategy also includes Aegis’ expansion of its local staffing levels in both its sales and engineering departments.
In progressively addressing the Long Term Evolution (LTE) of the revolutionary smartphone industry, the nation’s leading wireless carriers are seeking sophisticated antenna mounting solutions on top of strategically located water tower tanks to optimize the increased signal positioning frequency range and speed capacity required for 4G network coverage.
Constant Wave announced that Anthony Peccolo and Stephen Witt, two electronics industry executives, have joined the company. Tony Peccolo – Vice President of Sales and Marketing Tony Peccolo brings to Constant Wave extensive experience in the test and measurement industry and specific expertise focused on marketing and sales.