Semtech has introduced the SX1272, the first product in a new long-range RFIC platform that boosts the transmission range of the devices to up to 15 kilometers (km). This device integrates Semtech’s new LoRa (long range) modulation technology to enable drastic range improvements over alternative modulation methods.LISTED UNDER: Receivers, RFIC | Transmission, Other
Silicon Labs [NASDAQ: SLAB] has introduced a single-die antenna-input-to-audio-output digital radio receiver solution developed for the global portable and consumer electronics markets. Leveraging software-defined radio technology, the new monolithic Si468x receiver ICs bring FM, HD Radio...LISTED UNDER: Antennas, Base Station | Antennas, Broadcast / Satellite | Antennas, Cellular / Micro / Pico Cell
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. [NASDAQ: MXIM] has announced the MAX2173 RF to Bits tuner for digital audio broadcast (DAB) applications in automobiles and other mobile DAB/FM products. The RF to Bits DAB/FM tuner integrates a radio tuner.LISTED UNDER: Boards & Modules | Mixers, Microwave / RF / IF | Receivers, RF / Microwave
Anritsu Company introduces multi-band receivers for its Link Master drive test tools that offer field engineers, technicians, and consultants a complete drive test system for locating interference and ensuring optimum wireless network operation.LISTED UNDER: Receivers, AM / FM | Receivers, Cellular | Receivers, GPS / GSM / PCS
NeoPhotonics Corporation [NYSE: NPTN] has announced a new 100 G Variable Power Intradyne Coherent Receiver (VICR). The PIC-based VICR integrates a variable optical attenuator (VOA) on the signal path and is designed to increase dynamic range and improve the optical signal to noise ratio (OSNR) for both single channel.LISTED UNDER: Receivers, AM / FM | Receivers, Cellular | Receivers, GPS / GSM / PCS
QRC Technologies has announced the launch of its Wide Band Transcorder (WBT), a self-contained radio frequency (RF) recording and playback system, that helps commercial enterprises and government organizations more quickly and cost-effectively address various RF problems.LISTED UNDER: Receivers, RF / Microwave | Receivers, RFIC | Transceivers, RF / Microwave
By Svenn-Tore Larsen, Chief Executive Officer, Nordic Semiconductor Like many organizations in today's electronics sector, my company, Nordic Semiconductor, is rising to the challenge of operating in a global semiconductor market that analysts say could drop by around 20 percent this year compared to 2008.