This week, David Jones from the Electronics Engineering Video Blog (EEVBlog), takes a look inside the GW Instek GDS-2000A series oscilloscope, which offers 2 and 4-channel configurations and wide bandwidth selections, including 300, 200, 100, and 70 MHz. Each model provides 2GSa/s maximum real-time sampling rate and 100 GSa/s high-speed equivalent-time sampling rate.
The Soviet Union disappeared from the map more than two decades ago. But online an 'e-vil empire' is thriving. Security experts say the .su Internet suffix assigned to the USSR in 1990 has turned into a haven for hackers who've flocked to the defunct superpower's domain space to send spam and steal money.
Pentek (Upper Saddle River, NJ) announced the Model 7194 high speed clock generator in a PMC/XMC form factor. The Model 7194 provides fixed frequency sample clocks to up to four Pentek analog-to-digital Cobalt and Onyx modules in multi-board systems.
Celcite has announced that it will take up the headline Diamond sponsorship of the 4th Annual Self Organizing Networks (SON) conference, which takes place in Nice, France on 1 – 2 October 2013.Self-Organizing Networks is the largest dedicated self-optimizing network/self-organizing network event in the world.
CSR plc has announced the launch of its second generation Bluetooth Smart platforms, designed to give greater flexibility to developers looking to create low-power wireless accessories. The CSR1010 and CSR1011, part of the CSR µEnergy range, will provide developers with end-to-end solutions for a range of devices, including HIDs such as wireless remote controls, mice and innovative ‘appcessories’.
Macro Sensors (Pennsauken, NJ) has introduced the EAZY-CAL LVC 4000 Signal Conditioner with analog (4-20mA or user selectable voltage) and RS-485 outputs. Compatible with most LVDT and RVDT linear position sensors, including half bridge, the EAZY-CAL LVC 4000 LVDT/RVDT Signal Conditioner digitally communicates with up to 16 devices simultaneously
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It has been a rough year for Apple. The company has battled fierce competitors like Samsung, come under scrutiny for tax avoidance, and watched in dismay as its stock price took more dips and turns than a roller coaster. In a keynote interview Tuesday evening at D: All Things Digital, a technology conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., Apple’s chief executive, Timothy D. Cook...
Stanford University scientists have developed an advanced zinc-air battery with higher catalytic activity and durability than similar batteries made with costly platinum and iridium catalysts. The results, published in the May 7 online edition of the journal Nature Communications, could lead to the development of a low-cost alternative to conventional lithium-ion batteries widely used today.
In releasing the report, GSM Association urged European regulators to take cues from the U.S. The group pointed out that U.S. consumers talk five times as much as Europeans on their cellphones and use twice as much data. AT&T and Verizon Wireless also have the lead in introducing the latest network technology, which means average data downloads are 75 percent faster in the U.S., the GSMA found.
Satellite TV operator Dish Network Corp. on Wednesday raised its bid for Clearwire Corp., valuing the wireless network operator at $6.9 billion, in an attempt to outbid Sprint Nextel Corp. two days before Clearwire shareholders are meeting to vote on a deal.
Cellphone pioneer Motorola announced Wednesday that it's opening a Texas manufacturing facility that will create 2,000 jobs and produce its new flagship device, Moto X, the first smartphone ever assembled in the U.S. The company has already begun hiring for the Fort Worth plant.
The May/June issue of Wireless Design and Development contains features on an assortment of topics. Check out our Brainstorm on Timing Device, and read about Smartphone Shakes from the editor.
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., one of the world's largest manufacturers and suppliers of quality tools, connectors and testing products for electricians and data communications contractors, today announced the appointment of Carmelle Giblin as the company's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately.
The Wireless History Foundation (WHF) has announced four individuals who will be inducted into the prestigious Wireless Hall of Fame during the Foundation’s Oct. 15, 2013 dinner in San Jose, CA at the Fairmont Hotel. The 2013 inductees are...
IBM Watson At Your Service: New Watson Breakthrough Transforms How Brands Engage Today's Connected ConsumersMay 29, 2013 3:15 pm | by IBM | News | Comments
Ushering in a new era of cognitive computing systems, IBM has unveiled the IBM Watson Engagement Advisor, a technology breakthrough that allows brands to crunch big data in record time to transform the way they engage clients in key functions such as customer service, marketing and sales.
Tech Valley Communications (TVC), a facilities based telecommunications service provider operating networks in New York and Northern New England, has announced the appointment of Maura Mahoney as Senior Director of Marketing and Product Management effective immediately.
Telefónica Digital has been highlighted as a global leader in M2M Communication Service Provision (CSP) by two separate analyst houses. Analysys Mason, in their 2013 M2M Scorecard, placed Telefónica in the ‘Industry Icons’ category. While in their annual benchmarking study, Machina Research noted that ‘Telefónica is the company that has done most during the last 12 months to strengthen its position in M2M’.
CoTap, a new company created by former Yammer Chief Product Officer Jim Patterson and Senior Director of Engineering Zack Parker, hasannounced that it has raised a $5.5 million Series A round of funding that will accelerate the development of its workplace mobile messaging product.
For decades, technology experts and home automation enthusiasts have been talking about and promising the emergence of the smart, connected home. They have foretold a home connected by multitude of sensors, monitoring applications such as HVAC, home security, and even the health of the inhabitants, and all controlled remotely over the web via a smartphone or a tablet.
Hundreds of Leading Global Experts to Address Latest Advances in Voice, Data, Image & Multimedia Technologies at IEEE ICC 2013May 29, 2013 10:37 am | by IEEE | News | Comments
The 2013 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), the leading international venue dedicated to the advancement of wireless and wireline communications, has expanded its comprehensive learning schedule with the addition of hundreds of senior telecommunications experts dedicated to the advance of the latest voice, data, image & multimedia technologies worldwide.
Interop Technologies, a provider of core wireless solutions for advanced messaging, over-the-air handset management, and connectivity gateways, today announced that Nex-Tech Wireless will deploy its cloud Rich Communication Services (RCS) solution. The regional operator has also renewed its multi-year agreements for Interop’s cloud-based Short Message Service (SMS), Multimedia Message Service (MMS)...
The IEEE MTT-S 2013 International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is set to debut Wireless Industry Day, which will be held on June 5 at the Washington State Convention Center as part of Microwave Week. Wireless Industry Day is designed to showcase both emerging technologies and provide practical, application-oriented information to attendees and the regional wireless community.
When the IEEE International Microwave Symposium opens, Laird Technologies, Inc. will be there to showcase its best-in-class EMI and microwave materials to design engineers looking for solutions with proven results. Addressing EMI issues early in the design process is critical, and Laird’s customizable solutions are ideal for engineers working at VHF, UHF, microwave, and millimeter wave frequencies
Infineon Technologies AG (Neubiberg, Germany) has introduced BGA825L6S, a highly cost-effective Low Noise Amplifier (LNA) for Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). It features an ultra-low noise figure, high linearity, high gain and low current consumption over a wide range of supply voltages from 3.6V down to 1.5V.