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Aussie Innovation Leaves NASA in Its Wake

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Institute for Telecommunications Research | News | Comments

The University of South Australia’s Institute for Telecommunications Research has won Technology of the Year 2013 for its Global Sensor Network (GSN) and is now looking to commercialize the technology. The GSN won out over tough competition, specifically a communications system designed by NASA to be carried aboard the International Space Station...

Molex Technologies Support MXC Fiber Optic Interface

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Molex Incorporated | News | Comments

Molex has announced that its VersaBeam expanded beam ferrule technology and single-mode silicon photonic active optical products will support the new MXC fiber optic interface. These and other Molex high-speed, high-density data transmission technologies will be featured...

Emerging Research Suggests a New Paradigm for "Unconventional Superconductors"

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Univeristy of Illinois, Engineering | News | Comments

An international team of scientists has reported the first experimental observation of the quantum critical point (QCP) in the extensively studied “unconventional superconductor” TiSe2, finding that it does not reside as predicted within the superconducting dome of the phase diagram...

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Scientists Discover Potential Way to Make Graphene Superconducting

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Andy Freeberg, Standford University | News | Comments

Scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have discovered a potential way to make graphene superconducting, a state in which it would carry electricity with 100 percent efficiency...

New Freescale Power Amplifier Delivers Unmatched Frequency Range, Gain, & Power

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Freescale Semiconductor | News | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor has introduced the first 2W integrated power amplifier operating with a 5V supply and delivering more than 40 dB of gain to cover all frequency bands between 1500 and 2700 MHz. The component supports any cellular standard operating at this frequency including GSM, 3G, 4G, and LTE...

Pasternack Launches Redesigned RF and Microwave Website

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Shaun Gameroz, Pasternack Enterprises | News | Comments

Pasternack Enterprises has launched its new website which boasts best-in-class site search functionality, one-page checkout, and an updated user-friendly interface.The new 2014 Pasternack website is the first major redesign since the Company’s previous 2012 website overhaul.  Most noticeable to the average user is the sites simplified...

IAR Systems Updates Development Tools for Freescale HCS12 with Several User-friendly Features

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by IAR Systems | News | Comments

IAR Systems has released an updated version of its complete and world-leading development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench for HCS12. Plenty of new functionality is added to further improve ease of use and make the workflow more efficient for developers working with the 16-bit HCS12 microcontrollers from Freescale...

Nordic Semiconductor & Digi-Key Have Inked a Global Agreement

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Anne Strand, Nordic Semiconductor | News | Comments

Nordic Semiconductor ASA has announced that it has signed a global distribution agreement covering its entire range of ULP products, including its Bluetooth low energy solutions, with distribution giant Digi-Key Corporation. Nordic's Bluetooth low energy solutions include the multi-award winning Nordic nRF51822 System-on-Chip (SoC...

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Blesh Enables Hands-free Payments with FastPay

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Blesh | News | Comments

Blesh has announced the launch of their Micro Location Services platform with iBeacons. Blesh started implementing iBeacons and delivering proximity notifications for its Member Companies by the end of 2013. So far, Blesh Member Companies...

Siemens Convergence Creators walletXpress Ready to Run on Oracle Database

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Siemens Convergence Creators | News | Comments

Siemens Convergence Creators has announced that its next-generation mobile payment platform, walletXpress version  2.1, has achieved Oracle Database Ready status through Oracle PartnerNetwork, demonstrating that Siemens Convergence Creators has tested and supports walletXpress version 2.1 on Oracle Database...

New Bike Taillight Features Embedded Tracking Device

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Leslie Hart, Telit Wireless Solutions | News | Comments

Nastek Tecnologia has announced the launch of Yon Bike Lamp, a hi-tech GSM/GPS tracker embedded in a bicycle taillight. The company also announced that they selected Telit Wireless Solutions to provide M2M modules for the Yon Bike Lamp...

Interop Technologies & Intrado Enable TXT29-1-1 Service for Nex-Tech Wireless Subscribers

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Coracle Group | News | Comments

Interop Technologies, a provider of core wireless solutions for advanced messaging, over-the-air handset management, policy control, and connectivity gateways, has announced that it has partnered with Intrado, a subsidiary of West Corporation and a leading provider of 9-1-1 technology solutions, to enable TXT29-1-1 service for Nex-Tech Wireless subscribers...

Samsung 'Puzzled' As Smartphone Launch Upstaged

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Youkyung Lee, Associated Press | News | Comments

The global launch of Samsung's latest smartphone has been upstaged by South Korean mobile network companies. SK Telecom, South Korea's largest mobile carrier, says it will start selling the Galaxy S5 on Thursday, two weeks before the scheduled sales launch on April 11...

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Production Environment for Printed Electronics in Sweden Becomes European Pioneer

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Acreo Swedish IT, Acreo | News | Comments

Despite heavy competition from major companies and other operators in Europe, PEA Manufacturing, the test environment for the production of Printed electronics in Norrköping, Sweden, has been designated European "pilot line demonstrator" and will serve as a model for future development. PEA Manufacturing will therefore be the subject of studies...

Cornell Dubilier Announces Purchase of Axial Film Capacitor Lines from SB Electronics

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Cornell Dubilier | News | Comments

Cornell Dubilier Electronics has announced that it has acquired the axial film capacitor product lines from capacitor maker, SB Electronics. The acquisition will expand the company’s film capabilities by adding a 125 °C rated series and higher voltage ratings up to 5000 volts DC...

TIA Applauds the ITU for Defining the Development Sector Agenda

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Telecommunications Industry Association | News | Comments

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) has applauded the work of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), World Telecommunications Development Conference 2014, to define the agenda for the ITU Development Sector for the next four-year period. The ongoing two-week conference will focus on a broad range of policy issues relevant to the adoption and application of information and communication technologies (ICTs)...

Tangoe Enhances MatrixMobile with New MDM Capabilities for Today’s Connected Enterprise

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Tangoe | News | Comments

Tangoe has announced enhancements to its Mobile Device Management (MDM) software version 13.3. Tangoe’s MDM software is a key component of the MatrixMobile Solution Suite and enables today’s enterprises to turn-on, manage, secure, and support their global mobile estates...

A Comprehensive Guide of CTS’ Heat Sinks

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by CTS Electronics Components | News | Comments

CTS Electronics Components and Avnet Electronics Marketing have announced the release of a comprehensive thermal solutions guide for Xilinx All Programmable FPGAs, 3D ICs and SoCs. The guide is a tool that enables thermal design experts to quickly identify heat sink solutions for their Xilinx All...

Homerider Systems Deploys New Environmental Data Collection System

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Pauline Cadena, Semtech | News | Comments

Homerider Systems has announced a next-generation system based on the Semtech SX1272 transceiver with LoRa long-range RF technology. The LoRa technology is integrated into the Call Rider+ concentrator and Warm G2 water meters and significantly reduces the deployment cost for Homerider by eliminating repeaters and concentrators. Each concentrator now has the capability to collect...

Agilent Technologies Opens On-Site, State-of-the-Art Semi-Anechoic Electromagnetic Compatibility Chamber for Electronic Test

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Janet Smith, Agilent Technologies | News | Comments

Agilent Technologies has announced the opening of its 5-meter semi-anechoic electromagnetic compatibility chamber facility for electronic test at the company’s Santa Rosa, CA, site. The new facility expands Agilent’s in-house EMC test capacity, increasing the speed of product development and ensuring products’ long-term conformance to emerging standards for electromagnetic emissions and electromagnetic interference...

TIA Submits Comments to FCC Regarding Open Internet Rules

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Beth Dozier, Telecommunications Industry Association | News | Comments

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) has filed comments with the FCC regarding the D.C. Circuit Court’s decision in Verizon v. FCC  to vacate the Open Internet rules, and what actions the FCC should take in light of the court’s decision...

Econais Presents the Ease of Connecting Devices to the Internet of Things

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Brent Ward, Econais | News | Comments

At the upcoming EELive! Conference, Econais has announced it will be demonstrating how easy it is for device developers to wirelessly connect their Internet of Things (IoT) devices to the internet. Think WiSmart. At EELive! Booth Number 634, Econais will be demonstrating how almost any kind of device, no matter how simple or complex...

Women in Manufacturing STEP Awarded to Kautzmann

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Jill Jozwik, FANUC America | News | Comments

Liz Kautzmann, Laser/Fabrication Program Manager at FANUC America, has been awarded a 2014 Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Award from the Manufacturing Institute.  The STEP Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers in the manufacturing industry.  "My passion for learning, growing and improving drives...

The EnOcean Alliance Welcomes Contemporary Controls as a New Member

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Contemporary Controls & EnOcean Alliance | News | Comments

Contemporary Controls and the EnOcean Alliance have announced they have joined at Light+Building show in Frankfurt/Main, the world's biggest trade fair for lighting and building. Becoming a member of the EnOcean ecosystem for sustainable buildings...

Agilent Technologies to Participate in Next-Generation Radio Access Network

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Janet Smith, Agilent Technologies | News | Comments

Agilent Technologies has announced it will participate in a joint demonstration of the next-generation radio access network as part of the C-RAN collaboration project with China Mobile Communications Co. Ltd. Research Institute (CMRI) at the 2014 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain...

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