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Photo of the Day: The Internet of Things Ecosystem

June 12, 2014 11:33 pm | by IDTechEx | News | Comments

Analyst views of the Internet of Things vary drastically depending on how one defines the topic. As a result, there is the potential for much hyping. Having thoroughly researched the topic, IDTechEx has mapped the IoT ecosystem where IoT centers on things...

IDTechEx Quantifies the Internet of Things Market

June 12, 2014 11:33 pm | by IDTechEx | News | Comments

Analyst views of the Internet of Things vary drastically depending on how one defines the topic. As a result, there is the potential for much hyping. Having thoroughly researched the topic, IDTechEx has mapped the IoT ecosystem where IoT centers on things...

Remote Lab Allows ‘Hands-On’ Testing of Antennas from Thousands of Miles Away

June 12, 2014 10:31 pm | by NC State University | News | Comments

Imagine a lab that gives scientists the opportunity to do “hands-on” testing from thousands of miles away. Researchers at NC State have created a remotely-controlled testing facility that allows students, professors and private companies from around the world to test...


Sente Group CEO to Present Methodologies for Managing Test Organizations

June 12, 2014 10:37 am | by Brittany Dorfner, Trefoil Group | News | Comments

Paul McNamara, CEO of The Sente Group, will present breakthrough methodologies for managing the resources of large test organizations at AIAA’s AVIATION 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia on Monday, June 16th. As part of the “Ground Test Facility Operation and Improvement” track, the presentation will emphasize the importance of managing test operations...

Agilent Technologies Announces Installation of Oscilloscope at Twente University

June 12, 2014 10:24 am | by Janet Smith, Americas, Agilent Technologies | News | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced the installation of an Infiniium Z-Series oscilloscope, a universal measurement machine, at the University of Twente, the Netherlands, an institute for electronic engineering in Enschede...

TIA Encourages HHS Secretary to Examine Changes in Telehealth and Remote Monitoring

June 12, 2014 10:07 am | by Farrah Kim, Rational 360 | News | Comments

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), an association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, joined a number of stakeholders in urging newly-confirmed Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell to take a technology-neutral approach towards a fully-connected health ICT ecosystem...

Agilent Technologies Announces Collaboration with Nippon Avionics

June 11, 2014 3:35 pm | by Agilent Technologies | News | Comments

Agilent Technologies announced its collaboration with Nippon Avionics on the co-development of enhanced thermal imager solutions. The first product of their collaboration is the Agilent U5855A TrueIR thermal imager, a handheld thermal imager solution... 

Viewing Deeper into the Quantum World

June 11, 2014 3:27 pm | by ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences | News | Comments

One of the important tasks for quantum physics researchers and engineers is designing more sensitive instruments to study the tiny fields and forces that govern the world we live in. The most precise measuring instruments devised to date, such as atomic clocks...


DNA-Linked Nanoparticles Form Switchable 'Thin Films' on a Liquid Surface

June 11, 2014 3:14 pm | by DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Scientists seeking ways to engineer the assembly of tiny particles measuring just billionths of a meter have achieved a new first—the formation of a single layer of nanoparticles on a liquid surface where the properties of the layer can be easily switched...

Improvements in MRIs, Other Image-Detection Applications on the Horizon

June 11, 2014 2:48 pm | by DOE/Sandia National Laboratories | News | Comments

Researchers are developing new terahertz detectors based on carbon nanotubes that could lead to significant improvements in medical imaging, airport passenger screening, food inspection and other applications. A paper in Nano Letters journal describes a technique...

The Brainstorm: V2V Communication

June 11, 2014 8:52 am | by Yuzuru Takeuchi, NDK America | News | Comments

When it comes to V2V communication, what existing technologies can be leveraged to accelerate in-vehicle equipment? "At this point, it is difficult to specify a certain technology, but it can be said that smartphones and tablet PCs have the potential...."

TriQuint’s High Performance GaN Solutions

June 11, 2014 8:45 am | by TriQuint Semiconductor | News | Comments

TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. showcased its new, high performance technologies at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium / Microwave Theory and Techniques exhibition. “TriQuint is on track to deliver more than 75 new products to the..."

China's Startups Hope for Boom after Alibaba IPO

June 11, 2014 8:39 am | by Jack Chang, Associated Press | News | Comments

Nils Pihl has spent 18 months building what he calls cutting-edge software to crunch "really big data sets." But instead of going to Silicon Valley, the 27-year-old Swede and his four colleagues have been working on his invention from a small apartment...


Microwave Heating May Impact Electronics Manufacture

June 10, 2014 4:23 pm | by Oregon State University | News | Comments

Engineers at Oregon State University have successfully shown that a continuous flow reactor can produce high-quality nanoparticles by using microwave-assisted heating – essentially the same forces that heat up leftover food with such efficiency...

New Teaching Approach Touted for Engineering Education

June 10, 2014 10:52 am | by Purdue University | News | Comments

Purdue University researchers who developed a new approach to more effectively teach large numbers of engineering students are recommending that the approach be considered for adoption by universities globally. The system allows students...

Bluetooth Innovation Training Events

June 10, 2014 9:57 am | by Steve Hegenderfer, Director of Development Programs at the Bluetooth SIG | News | Comments

Earlier this month, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group kicked off its summer of innovation with the first Bluetooth Innovation Training Event in San Jose, California. More than 160 developers, industry folks, and interested professionals gathered together...

Amtrak Aims to Build Trackside Wi-Fi Network with Broadband Speeds on the NEC

June 10, 2014 9:36 am | by Christina Leeds, Amtrak Media Relations | News | Comments

Amtrak is exploring options to upgrade its on-board Wi-Fi service in the Northeast Corridor (NEC), with a particular interest in constructing a dedicated, wireless trackside network that provides a high-capacity, broadband-speed Internet connection between Washington and Boston...

Flaircomm Selects Gemalto to Provide M2M Solution for Car Manufacturers

June 10, 2014 9:21 am | by Ellen Lynch, LPI Communications | News | Comments

Gemalto announces that Flaircomm Microelectronics Inc. is integrating Gemalto’s M2M solution in their telematics control unit (T-Box). The solution designed for car manufacturers in China includes the Cinterion® MIM and integrates smoothly with in-car cellular networks...

RFMW Acquires Axomic Pte

June 9, 2014 2:48 pm | by RFMW | News | Comments

RFMW announced the acquisition of Axomic Pte. The agreement increases RFMW’s global footprint and enhances their corporate standing as an RF focused, technically proficient distribution organization catering to both highly technical and focused customers and suppliers...

Murata Recognizes TTI, Inc. for Outstanding Contributions and Performance

June 9, 2014 10:56 am | by Amy Talley, Jefferson Communications | News | Comments

Murata announced today that it has awarded TTI, Inc., a global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical, and discrete components, its prestigious 2013 Channel Partner Performance Award...

USI Selects GreenPeak ZigBee for High-Growth Smart Home Market

June 9, 2014 10:45 am | by Elly Schietse, GreenPeak | News | Comments

USI, Universal Scientific Industrial Co. Ltd has joined forces with GreenPeak Technologies to develop a high performance and low cost ZigBee module for Smart Home sensor devices...

Auto-Aligning Street Level Backhaul Successfully Demonstrated by Siklu and AWTG

June 9, 2014 10:12 am | by Kevin Tanzillo, Siklu | News | Comments

Siklu and technical wireless service provider AWTG have successfully deployed 60 GHz backhaul radios on lighting poles using an auto-alignment toolkit that requires no human intervention...                       

Avago Technologies Announces $0.29 Interim Dividend

June 9, 2014 9:53 am | by Ashish Saran, Avago Technologies | News | Comments

Avago Technologies Limited, a semiconductor device supplier to the enterprise storage, wired, wireless, and industrial end markets, has announced that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly, interim cash dividend of $0.29 per ordinary share...

5 Things to Know about Apple's Stock Split

June 9, 2014 9:42 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple's resurgent stock may have as much to do with financial engineering as the company's technological wizardry.In late April, the iPhone and iPad maker announced plans to split its stock for the first time in nine years. Since then, Apple's stock has climbed 23 percent...

CW Solutions Offers New GIS Service

June 9, 2014 9:41 am | by Christine Ziomek, Caryl Communications | News | Comments

CW Solutions, a national real estate services firm focusing on the wireless telecommunications, power, pipeline, title, and oil/gas industries, is now offering Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping and consulting services to the industries it serves...

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