Environmental Protection for Portable Electronic Devices

April 30, 2012 6:14 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has stepped up its efforts to help OEM customers maintain sound quality and protect sensitive electronics  in cell phones, laptop/tablet PCs, two-way radios and other handheld and portable electronic devices by creating a new business unit. GORE® Portable Electronic Vents will concentrate on providing solutions to protect devices from water, dust and dirt ingress while maintaining the integrity of sound transmission.

LISTED UNDER: Transmission, Other

Quad Serial FPDP Modules for High-Speed Digital Data Links

April 16, 2012 7:51 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Pentek introduced two Quad Serial FPDP (Front Panel Data Port) modules with a Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA--the Model 71611 XMC module and the Model 7811 native PCI Express card. These new Serial FPDP modules extend Pentek’s Virtex-6 Cobalt® product line by providing four channels of serial communication with up to 1 Gbyte per second of aggregate data transfer capability.

LISTED UNDER: Boards & Modules | Transmission, Other

RFID Reader ICs Fit Power, Size and Cost Constraints of Embedded and Consumer Applications

April 3, 2012 6:56 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Two new RFID reader chips from austriamicrosystems combine low-power operation, small size and low cost to offer an attractive route to RFID implementation in embedded, portable and consumer devices. The AS3993 is an EPC Class 1 Gen 2 RFID reader IC which implements all the relevant protocols, including ISO 18000-6C, the ISO 29143 air-interface protocol for mobile RFID interrogators, and ISO 18000-6A/B (for operation in direct mode).

LISTED UNDER: Consumer | IC | Transmission, Other

BreezeULTRA Family of High Capacity Wireless Broadband Solutions

March 16, 2012 11:51 am | by Posted Janine E. Mooney, Editor | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Alvarion announced the launch of its BreezeULTRA family of high capacity wireless broadband solutions built on the 802.11n technology, available in the 4.9-5.9 GHz band. The first solution in the BreezeULTRA family to be introduced is the BreezeULTRA P6000 Point-to-Point solution, providing high-quality data, voice and video for private networks.

LISTED UNDER: Transmission, Other

Precision Adapters Tout Metrology Grade Performance at Commercial Grade Price

March 7, 2012 4:30 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Precision performance at commercial grade pricing. Southwest Microwave announces a full range of precision adapters, both within-series and between-series, encompassing SMA, SMA to N, 2.92mm, 3.5mm to 2.40mm, 2.92mm to 2.40mm, SSMA to 2.40mm, and 2.40mm. Plus unique 0.9mm to 1.85mm. They offer near metrology grade performance, referred to as Precision and are ideally suited for applications requiring metrology type measurements where phase matching is not required.

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Adapters | Transmission, Other

High-Performance Optical Switch Enables New Levels of Agility for Data Center Infrastructure

February 29, 2012 7:00 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Polatis has announced its new Series 6000 Optical Matrix Switch - a fully non-blocking, all-optical singlemode fiber cross-connect for up to 192x192 fiber ports with less than 1dB typical optical loss. The Series 6000 doubles the maximum matrix size previously available from Polatis and is based on Polatis' patented DirectLight® optical switch technology, featuring leading-edge optical performance with enhanced energy efficiency and port density.

LISTED UNDER: Transmission, Other | Test and Measurement, Power Meters

Powerful All-Indoor Radio Solution

February 23, 2012 5:15 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

New Cambium PTP 800i All-Indoor Solution Brings Superior Performance and Power Efficiency to Long Distance Radio Communication Networks Cambium Networks has introduced the powerful PTP 800i All-Indoor (PTP 800i) Solution designed to reduce or eliminate the challenges and costs of installing, accessing and maintaining outdoor wireless broadband point-to-point (PTP) backhaul networks.

LISTED UNDER: Transmission, Other

Constant Wave Introduces Advanced De-Embedding Software for VNAs

February 15, 2012 11:22 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Constant Wave announced today the release of the latest version of its software for use with Vector Network Analyzers: Spectro™ VNA Pro version 2.3. This new version includes a number of industry-first capabilities, which are built on Constant Wave’s innovative de-embedding methodology: Time Domain Substitution™ (patent pending).

LISTED UNDER: Transmission, Other

IDEAL Redefines Frontline Network Testing with NaviTEK II Technician Tool

February 13, 2012 5:02 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

IDEAL Industries Networks launched the NaviTEK II, the fastest, most cost-effective Ethernet Service and Cable Tester available to frontline technicians. Miles ahead of any other tester in its class, the NaviTEK II is the first such device at this price point. Today's complex networks require a modern LAN and Cable Tester to enable frontline technicians to validate, troubleshoot and resolve challenges that cause slow network performance and downtime.

LISTED UNDER: Services, Calibration / Test | Transmission, Other

Ultra-Narrow Tunable Filter with 4 GHz Bandwidth

January 23, 2012 5:12 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Yenista Optics releases an ultrafine option for its flat-top optical tunable filters, XTM-50 and XTA-50. This option reduces the minimum bandwidth to a market-leading 32 pm or 4 GHz at 1550 nm. In the development of next generation 100 Gb/s transmission systems, the need for extremely narrow tunable filters has emerged to investigate new modulation formats and their sub-bands.

LISTED UNDER: Transmission, Other

High-Gain Linear Power Amplifier for 4G LTE Cellular Infrastructure Equipment

January 18, 2012 5:40 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Avago Technologies announced a high-gain, high-linearity power amplifier for high-data-rate applications found in 700-800 MHz cellular infrastructure equipment. The new MGA-43128 amplifier provides superior signal transmission quality with low power consumption for LTE AP, CPE, and Picocell equipment and can also serve as a base station driver amplifier.

LISTED UNDER: Transmission, Other

Capacitive Coupling Device Enables Wireless Charging Systems

January 12, 2012 11:19 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Murata Electronics North America introduced its new wireless power transmission module at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. The higher power capability of the LXWS Series enables wireless charging systems for tablet PCs, mobile devices, music players, and other consumer electronics. As these products require increased battery consumption to achieve higher levels of functionality, the challenge arises to ready them with the ability to charge quickly and wirelessly.

LISTED UNDER: Transmission, Other

180 nm Ultra CMOS Process

June 10, 2010 11:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation has entered in an exclusive agreement with IBM for the development and manufacture of future generations of Peregrine’s patented UltraCMOS™ silicon-on-sapphire (SOS) process technology, the industry’s highest-performance radio frequency complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (RF CMOS) process.


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