CAS DataLoggers Introduces New Wireless LAN Monitors: Automatic Data Downloads Send Your Data to Mobile and PCSeptember 12, 2013 9:49 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments
CAS DataLoggers and popular manufacturer T&D are proud to announce their latest product launch— the new TR-71wf/72wf Series Wireless Temperature and Humidity Data Loggers.
If you had a chance to “drive” to work tomorrow without having to touch the steering wheel or press down a pedal, would you do it? Technology is getting closer and closer to making this a possibility. Think of the amount of time commuters everywhere could gain back – without having to actually think about driving, commuters can now safely take a phone call, catch up on the news.
Months after he was born, in 1948, Ron McCallum became blind. In this charming, moving talk, he shows how he is able to read -- and celebrates the progression of clever tools and adaptive computer technologies that make it possible. With their help, and that of generous volunteers, he's become a lawyer, an academic, and, most of all, a voracious reader.
AT&T and some other companies learned quickly on Wednesday, the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, that it's sometimes best to stay out of the conversation. Even if everyone else is talking. Twitter was aflutter with American flags, bald eagles, and photos of the New York City skyline on Wednesday, and the hashtag "neverforget" was one of the top trends on the microblogging site all day.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation has announced the PE42820 and PE42821 single-pole double throw switches for high-power wireless applications. The new switches provide an unprecedented combination of high-power handling and excellent linearity.
Fox Electronics now offers the FTM Series of surface mount OCXOs that is ideally suited as the timing reference for network synchronization.
4ffCom has decades of experience in Mobile Device RF testing, and their expert engineering team has developed the CTE (Comprehensive Testing Environment) in partnership with a range of industry leaders over the last 11 years.
Megger has enhanced several of its 10 A digital low-resistance ohmmeters (DLRO) including the DLRO10, DLRO10X and DLRO10HD. These DLROs are ideal for use in the utilities, telecom, railroad, aviation, manufacturing, and process control industries.
High-speed cellular solution provides industrial-grade intelligent gateway and ethernet to-cellular routing for rapid M2M seployment.
Frequency-Extension Modules Address Growing Needs in Millimeter-Wave Communications, Wireless Networks, and Aerospace/DefenseSeptember 11, 2013 1:25 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments
Agilent Technologies this week introduced a line of frequency-extension modules from Virginia Diodes Inc. (VDI), a company that designs, manufactures, and sells millimeter-wave and terahertz devices, components, and systems, for its signal generators and analyzers.
Teseq Expands CDN Line to Include Testing of USB 3.0, HDMI Cables, Coaxial Cables, and 8-line Unshielded CablesSeptember 11, 2013 12:46 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments
Teseq has expanded its extensive line of over 60 CDNs (coupling/decoupling networks) for EMC RF conducted immunity testing, according to IEC/EN 61000-4-6, with several new models. The latest models include CDN USB 3.0, CDN HDMI, CDN S502, CDN S752, and CDN A801.
AVX Corporation has expanded the applications for its LICA Series low inductance decoupling capacitor arrays. Widely utilized in commercial and industrial five nines (99.999%) uptime applications, such as mainframe class CPUs and ultimate performance multichip modules and communications systems.
A federal appeals court said Google wrongly collected people's personal correspondence and online activities through their Wi-Fi systems as it drove down their streets with car cameras shooting photos for its Street View mapping project. The ruling that the practice violates wiretap laws sends a warning to other companies seeking to suck up vast amounts of data from unencrypted Wi-Fi signals.
For the first time since introducing the device that has reshaped technology and culture, Apple will offer two distinct versions of its latest iPhones — a cheaper model made of colorful plastic and another one that aims to be "the gold standard of smartphones" with a faster processor, fancier camera, and fingerprint scanner for better security.
One of the best things about Apple's latest iPhones is the slick new iOS 7 software that runs the devices. But that souped-up operating system could end up hurting sales because the free software upgrade will also work on iPhones released since 2010, giving owners of the older models less incentive to buy Apple's newest products.
The National Security Agency set it in motion in 2006 and the vast network of supercomputers, switches, and wiretaps began gathering Americans' phone and Internet records by the millions, looking for signs of terrorism. But every day, NSA analysts snooped on more American phone records than they were allowed to.
Expanding upon the last update to Elektor’s Android App, Faust Nijhuis has designed an additional twelve calculation and conversion utensils for RF, Microwave, and electronics in general, bringing the total number of tools to 55.
TE Connectivity has announced the availability of an enhanced line of Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP+) connectors, the company’s portfolio of 16 Gb/s connectors designed for the data communications industry.
Gov. Rick Perry and top executives are attending the opening of a Fort Worth plant where cellphone pioneer Motorola will produce the first smartphone ever assembled in the U.S. Motorola is owned by Google, whose Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt, will be on-hand Tuesday, as will Motorola CEO.
Nokia says it has teamed up with Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz car division to jointly build and develop digital smart maps for conventional and self-driving cars. Under Wednesday's deal, Nokia's HERE mapping and location services unit and Mercedes will initially provide 3D maps for the Mannheim to Pforzheim route in Germany for cars connected to a computing cloud.
Apple's much-anticipated update to its line-up of iPhones may leave the impression that the technology pioneer's focus has shifted to making more affordable products than engineering innovative breakthroughs. In keeping with its tight-lipped ways, Apple hasn't disclosed what's on the agenda for the coming-out party scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. PDT Tuesday at its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters.
Telit Wireless Solutions has announced that the company’s ultra-miniature Jupiter SE880 GPS receiver is to become the positioning technology device integrated into Hirschmann Solutions’ RAS 1575 GPS receiver antenna.
The majority of new LTE platforms being released to the market have digital MIPI RFFE interface, which controls radio frequency front-end (RFFE) components, either from an application processor or baseband. One front-end component is a power management device for power amplifiers. There are two types of power management solutions for power amplifiers.
This week on WDD’s HotSpot, brought to you by National Instruments, Linear Technology’s LTC5551 ultra-high, dynamic range RF down converting mixer; a wristband, which uses the unique cardiac rhythm of consumers to authenticate their identity; a thin, wireless touch interface; and an inflatable antenna.
For people age 65 and older, falling is a leading cause of injury and death. Most fall-detection devices monitor a person's posture or require a person to push a button to call for help. However, these devices must be worn at all times. A 2008 study showed 80 percent of elderly adults who owned call buttons didn't use the device when they had a serious fall, largely because they hadn't worn it at the time of the fall.