Test & Measurement Equipment Shortens Time-to-Market for LTE Products

January 25, 2011 8:54 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Rohde & Schwarz will present its comprehensive product portfolio at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (hall 1, booth 1D33). The company offers manufacturers and network operators customized solutions for all common wireless standards. The products are ideal for applications in development, conformance testing, production and network optimization....

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

RealD Active 3D Eyewear Technology Built with Freescale ZigBee RF4CE 3D Platform

January 20, 2011 6:57 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor, the number one supplier of ZigBee RF4CE and IEEE® 802.15.4 chipsets, announced today it is collaborating with RealD Inc., a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, on a new home 3D viewing experience. Freescale and RealD are combining their expertise to create an active 3D eyewear platform that provides realistic high definition 3D TV viewing while solving certain technical and cost problems associated with infr...

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x86 and MIPS Applications Processors to Challenge ARM’s Smartphone Market Share

January 18, 2011 9:38 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

LONDON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ARM-based applications processors currently have a virtual lock on the smartphone market. Traditionally ARM processors have provided the best power efficiency while having comparatively less processing grunt than Intel equivalents, a formula that has worked well for smartphones so far.

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SAS Compliance Test Software Provides Automated 6-Gbps and 12-Gbps Measurements for Oscilloscopes

August 25, 2010 9:44 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduces automated compliance test software for Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) physical-layer transmitter compliance testing that includes measurement support for SAS 6-Gbps and 12-Gbps interfaces. Using the Infiniium 90000 Series or 90000 X-Series oscilloscope and the automated N5412B SAS-2 compliance test software, engineers can maximize their design margins and gain greater insights into their system performan...

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SiliconBlue Ships World’s Smallest Footprint FPGA for Mobile Handsets

July 12, 2010 10:41 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

SiliconBlue® Technologies recently announced the immediate availability of the iCE65L01™ mobileFPGA device in the CS36 package, which is a 36-pin, 2.5 x 2.5 mm wafer-level chip scale package. At 6.25 mm² and 11.5 milligrams, the iCE65L01 is small and light, yet it provides over 14 times the logic capacity of its nearest competitor....

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Anritsu Company Introduces Additional Capabilities for the 8 HSPA Evolution Test Solution

June 28, 2010 11:36 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Anritsu Company introduces additional Release 8 HSPA Evolution software for its MD8480C Signaling Tester that builds on existing Dual Carrier downlink capability to create a more comprehensive Release 8 HSPA Evolution test solution. The new software includes features for testing Uplink Continuous Packet Connectivity (CPC), including Improved Layer 2 and Enhanced Cell FACH support, and provides developers of 3GPP protocol stacks, chipsets, a...

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Aeroflex Launches Single-box Multi-RAT Tester for Multi-mode eHRPD/LTE Handsets

June 18, 2010 9:12 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Aeroflex announces the launch of a new option for the 7100 LTE Digital Radio Test Set that supports CDMA-based data standards such as Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) and evolved High Rate Packet Data (eHRPD) as well as LTE-eHRPD hand-over. As CDMA network operators migrate towards LTE, the devices used by their subscribers will need to operate with both the legacy EV-DO sectors of the network and those that have been upgraded to LTE, a...

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Automotive Chipsets Deliver Video and Control Continuously Over a Single Wire Pair to Improve Driver Safety

June 16, 2010 9:50 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

National Semiconductor Corp. today unveiled its FPD-Link III family of automotive-grade serializer and deserializer (SerDes) chipsets featuring the industry’s first real-time, bidirectional control channel for driver-assist video cameras. The FPD-Link III chipsets improve driver safety and response time by delivering clock, data, and real-time I2C bidirectional control, continuously over a single differential pair....

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Test Solution Addresses the Rapidly-Growing Demand for Validating Wi-Fi Positioning Performance of Mobile Devices

June 9, 2010 7:51 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The rapidly-growing demand for ubiquitous location-based applications is driving the use of Wi-Fi positioning, in addition to existing location technologies such as A-GPS and Cell ID, to provide subscribers with location information more quickly and in more places....

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Fairchild Semiconductor's USB Accessory Switch Receives 20th Annual EDN Innovation Award

May 22, 2010 10:08 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor's USB accessory switch, the FSA800, was announced as a winner in the 20th annual EDN Innovation Awards in the category of Analog: Signal Path. Fairchild's FSA800 is a 3:1 USB accessory switch enabling USB, audio and UART data to share a common connector port. The FSA800 also has a charger detection function, microphone connection capability and provides superior audio signal integrity as well as overvoltage prote...

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Single-Chip Solution Augments the Performance of Converged Bluetooth™/Wi-Fi™ Chipsets

May 14, 2010 10:01 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

SiGe Semiconductor’s SE2601T is a RF switch/LNA front-end IC (FEIC) designed to enhance the performance and functionality of converged Bluetooth™/Wi-Fi™ chipsets for embedded applications. The device addresses the increasing convergence of connectivity requirements such as Wi-Fi™ and Bluetooth™ for the new generations of smartphones, netbooks, personal media players and digital cameras....

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Amimon Surpasses Half a Million Units in Chipset Sales and Orders

May 14, 2010 7:43 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Santa Clara, Calif. – Amimon announced that it has surpassed half a million units in chipset sales and orders. The company has been experiencing very strong and rapidly growing demand for its wireless 1080p WHDI™ (Wireless Home Digital Interface)™ chipset.  With a very strong first quarter and multiple new WHDI products to be launched in the next few months, Amimon is on track to crossing the one million chipset sales milestone by Holiday S...

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Bluetooth Low Energy – Not Just Another Radio Frequency Networking Protocol

April 8, 2010 1:19 pm | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

By Brian Blum, Texas Instruments Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) is fast-becoming the hottest buzz-word in low-power wireless communications. Within five years, we have seen a variety of standard and proprietary networking protocols emerge, begin to show promise, and occasionally open up new market spaces and fundamental opportunities for technical innovation....

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DSP Offers Next-Generation Acceleration

April 8, 2010 1:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor has introduced its MSC8155 digital signal processor (DSP), a higher performance and cost-optimized version of the company's flagship MSC8156 DSP based on the latest StarCore technology. The MSC8155 includes next-generation acceleration and interconnect technologies that boost overall chip performance and further enhance the capabilities of broadband wireless base station equipment.

RF Micro Devices® and SELEX Galileo Collaborative Announcement

March 1, 2010 9:24 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

EDINBURGH, U.K. and GREENSBORO, N.C., (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica Company and a world leading defense electronics manufacturer, and RFMD, Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, announce the extension of their collaboration to develop high frequency GaAs MMIC solutions focused on SELEX Galileo's ne...

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