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NeoScale High-Speed Mezzanine System from Molex

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

Molex has announced its NeoScale High-Speed Mezzanine System. Delivering remarkably clean signal integrity at data rates of 28+ Gbps, the modular mezzanine interconnect is designed for high-density printed circuit board (PCB) mezzanine applications with limited PCB real estate...

Groundbreaking Optical Device Could Enhance Optical Information Processing, Computers

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Joe Seltzer, Washington University | News | Comments

At St. Paul's Cathedral in London, a section of the dome called the Whispering Gallery makes a whisper audible from the other side of the dome as a result of the way sound waves travel around the curved surface. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have used the same phenomenon to build an optical device that may lead to new and more powerful computers that run faster and cooler...

IBM Named a Worldwide Leader in IDC MarketScape for Mobile Consulting and Technology Services

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Fabienne Dawson & Doug Fraim, IBM | News | Comments

IBM has announced that IDC has named IBM a leader in the new MarketScape Worldwide Mobile Application Development, Testing, Management, and Infrastructure (mADTMI) Services 2014 Vendor Assessment. Following an evaluation of 14 companies against 117 criteria, IBM was recognized in the “leaders” category in part for its “training and knowledge sharing, range of service capabilities, innovation/research and development pace...

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GaN Systems Appoints Jim Witham as CEO

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

GaN Systems has announced the appointment of Jim Witham as CEO of the corporation. GaN Systems’ power conversion devices, based on its proprietary Island Technology, are being commercialized in 2014 and the company is expanding globally. Co-founders Girvan Patterson and John Roberts will continue in their current roles as President and Chief Technical Officer, respectively...

Micron Technology Licenses Avago Technologies' 30G SerDes for Hybrid Memory Cube Devices

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Avago Technologies & Micron Technology | News | Comments

Avago Technologies has announced that Micron Technology has licensed Avago's 28nm Low Power 30Gbps Serializer/Deserializer (SerDes) IP for use in Micron's next generation Hybrid Memory Cube(HMC) devices. "Avago is an established leader in the development and delivery of high-speed SerDes cores...

Feds Reach Out to Kids Over Online Predators

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Amy Taxin, Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal agents are reaching out to children to get them to use street smarts online in a nationwide push to prevent sexual exploitation cases.Immigration and Customs Enforcement will send agents to school auditoriums and community centers across the country to teach teens and tweens — and their parents — how to be safer online and steer clear of Internet predators...

PSA Peugeot Citroën and IBM to Launch “Connected Services” for the Car of the Future

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by PSA Peugeot Citroën & IBM | News | Comments

PSA Peugeot Citroën has announced plans to use IBM Big Data and Analytics and IBM MobileFirst solutions to launch a new era of connected vehicles that deliver customized services. The rapid adoption of mobile devices is redefining customer expectations in all areas of life, including transportation. The need to be constantly connected is transforming...

Agilent Technologies to Feature Wireless Communication Design and Test Solutions

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

Agilent Technologies has announced it will show its newest wireless design and test solutions that address present and future test technology challenges in  LTE, LTE-A, and 3GPP, Releases 11 and 12, at Mobile World Congress, February 24-27, Barcelona, Spain. The design and test solutions focus on the higher-capacity capabilities...

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Sequans Wins Two Designs for LTE Devices in the Bid for China Telecom’s Commercial Launch

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Sequans Communications & Datang Mobile | News | Comments

4G chipmaker Sequans Communications has announced that two of its device manufacturing partners in China, Datang Mobile and DareGlobal, have been awarded contracts to provide Sequans-powered TD-LTE end user devices to China Telecom for the operator’s commercial launch of TD-LTE service beginning in Q2...

Take Big Ideas to the Cloud with TI’s Tiva C Series Connected LaunchPad

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments has announced the latest addition to its popular microcontroller LaunchPad ecosystem – the Tiva C Series Connected LaunchPad. This Internet of Things (IoT), innovative platform...

Sondrel to Share Expertise at Mentor Graphics Events

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

Sondrel has announced that it is participating in two Mentor Graphics events in the USA and Israel. Sondrel’s IC design engineers have completed over 200 complex designs in advanced process geometries down to 14nm. The Mentor Graphics User2User Conference...

Spirax Sarco has Joined ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Tracy Britt, Spirax Sarco | News | Comments

Spirax Sarco has announced that they have joined the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute (WCI).  Customers can be confident that Spirax Sarco’s new products will continue to set the benchmark for steam-using organizations nationwide, working alongside them to provide productivity...

SOLiD Chooses Graybar to Open New Distribution Channel for In-Building Wireless Solutions

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Mike Collado, SOLiD & Wendie Larkin, Calysto Communications | News | Comments

SOLiD has announced a new relationship with Graybar. SOLiD’s Distributed Antenna System (DAS) products will now be available to Graybar resellers that deploy in-building wireless solutions to enable cellular and public-safety communications...

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LINX NoVA Launch Internet Exchange Services at EvoSwitch

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

EvoSwitch has announced that LINX NoVA has turned up service at its data center in Manassas, VA, and that the first LINX member networks present at that location have started the exchange of Internet traffic as part of the Acceptance Into Service (AIS) process...

Emerson Network Power’s SE600 Series Expanded Beam Connector

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Emerson Network Power | News | Comments

Emerson Network Power has announced the launch of the SE600 Series Expanded Beam (EB) connector for systems in oil and gas exploration and production environments, both offshore and onshore. The Nickel Aluminum Bronze (NAB) or stainless steel construction provides the durability required in environments where exposure to salt water, oil, natural gas, and a variety of harsh chemicals...

Pie Digital Boosts Call Resolution & Reduces Customer Support Calls

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

Pie Digital has announced TotalTechHero, the only application suite that fully enables service providers and customer service representatives (CSRs) to successfully support connected homes. TotalTechHero reduces customer care expense by up to 40 percent, improves the customer experience, and turns support into a revenue generator...

LTE Innovation Summit Examines Driving Technologies Accelerating the 4G Turn

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Rohde & Schwartz | News | Comments

Rohde & Schwartz has annouced that bringing chipset and device manufacturers, mobile operators, test labs, and other technology leaders involved in the LTE/4G ecosystem together, the 5th annual LTE Innovation Summit will explore the design and test implications of converging wireless technologies...

Atmel Launching New Embedded Processing, Connectivity, & Software & Tools Solutions

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Agnes Toan, Atmel | News | Comments

Atmel Corporation has announced that the company is unveiling a number of new products that will drive smart, connected devices in the era of the Internet of Things (IoT) at Embedded World held in Nuremberg, Germany, February 25-27. Atmel's new products and demonstrations...

Tiny Power Generator Runs on Spit

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Justine E. Mink, Penn State | News | Comments

Saliva-powered micro-sized microbial fuel cells can produce minute amounts of energy sufficient to run on-chip applications, according to an international team of engineers. Bruce E. Logan, Evan Pugh Professor and Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering, Penn State, credited the idea to fellow researcher Justine E. Mink...

Cardinal Components Certified ISO / TS16949:2009

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

Cardinal Components has announced that it has achieved ISO 16949 certification. The ISO/TS 16949:2009, in conjunction with ISO 9001:2008, defines the quality management system requirements for the design, development, production, and distribution of automotive-related products...

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...

Novel Satellite Analysis Narrowed Malaysian Jet Search

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Justin Pritchard & Kelvin Chan, Associated Press | News | Comments

Investigators are closer to solving an international aviation mystery thanks to a British communications satellite and classroom physics. An analysis of faint signals sent from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 to an Inmarsat satellite led officials to conclude the plane crashed in a remote area of the southern Indian Ocean...

Sunrise Micro Devices Offering Radio Design in IP Form

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Sunrise Micro Devices | News | Comments

Sunrise Micro Devices (SMD) has announced that it is now a wireless intellectual property (IP) company delivering complete radio solutions to help accelerate the deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Standards-based wireless technologies offer interoperability and enable low-power wireless sensor nodes to connect to the Internet. Enabling a range of semiconductor companies...

Emoshape is Now Taking its A.I. Home Console Across the Atlantic

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Sharon Money, Emoshape | News | Comments

Emoshape established an online presence with over half of its IndieGoGo campaign investors based in the U.S. Having secured sufficient investment through their crowd funding drive, Emoshape has incorporated their transatlantic operations under Emoshape LLC (file Number 5469596)...

USC Viterbi Researchers Developing Cheap, Better-Performing Lithium-ion Batteries

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by University of Southern California | News | Comments

USC Viterbi School of Engineering professor Chongwu Zhou and his research team have developed a silicon anode and a sulfur-based cathode with low fabrication cost and high electrode performance for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Researchers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering have improved the performance and capacity of lithium batteries by developing better-performing, cheaper materials for use in anodes and cathodes...

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