Showing remarkable resilience in the face of the Japan disaster and uncertain economic conditions, the global semiconductor industry in 2011 is expected to expand by 7.2 percent because of soaring sales of popular consumer products like tablets and smart phones, according to new IHS iSuppli research.
Berkeley Varitronics Systems' WatchHound Cell Phone Security Monitor Wins New Jersey Technical Council 2011 AwardJune 27, 2011 9:41 am | News | Comments
Berkeley Varitronics Systems has won another award for their WatchHound cell phone security detector and monitor. On June 15th, the New Jersey echnical Council awarded the Mobile Application Forum Award to the WatchHound Cell Phone Security Monitor. Scott Schober and Carmine Caferra (President/CEO & Eastern U.S. & Canadian Regional Sales Manager respectively) were on hand to accept the award that recognizes technical innovation.
Evatronix SA, announced today the introduction of a USB High Speed PHY IP that will complement the long-existing suite of USB 2.0 Device and Host controllers. Evatronix USB 2.0 PHY has already been silicon proven and guarantees compliance with all relevant layers of USB specification for High, Full and Low Speeds.
Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products has added an extrusion process to their current manufacturing methods of ceramic tubular capacitors. The addition of this process enhances Spectrum's design flexibility with an increased custom product offering.
AWR announced that the event agendas have been finalized and the registration is now open for its Asia Pacific 2011 AWR Design Forum (ADF).
Ethertronics launched Ether 1.3.1, an Adaptive Antenna solution.
Picochip and InterDigital Demonstrate Converged Gateway With Integrated 3G Femtocell and Wi-Fi at Femtocells World Summit 2011June 27, 2011 7:28 am | News | Comments
Picochip and InterDigital are collaborating on delivering advanced broadband traffic management solutions across cellular femtocells with embedded Wi-Fi access.
Frost & Sullivan's Industry Director Jessy Cavazos and Industry Analyst Prathima Bommakanti, along with guest speaker Matthew Friedman, Senior Product Manager for Automated Test at National Instruments, have completed extensive analysis on the electronic test equipment market.
COMSOL announced the availability of COMSOL News 2011, the newest edition of its annual technical computing journal. COMSOL News 2011 was developed in collaboration with lead users of COMSOL. These users have contributed by submitting over 20 inspiring articles sharing their experience in simulation-driven engineering. COMSOL News 2011 is available immediately as a complimentary PDF download and in hard-copy format.
THine Electronics announced that THine has developed the industry-fastest LVDS transmitter for tablet PC and mobile appliances with the lowest power consumption and has started distributing the engineering samples in June.
ABBYY, announced the availability of ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries 2.0 for iOS, a comprehensive dictionary and translation application for Apple mobile devices. The solution brings to market a new photo translation function that allows users to translate words by photographing them with the iPhone camera and represents the easiest way to look-up and translate words while on the go.
Zenprise announced Zencloud, the industry’s first cloud based mobile security and device management solution with a 100 percent SLA. This innovative and comprehensive security offering protects the entire mobile enterprise in a truly scalable and flexible way.
Neul announced the launch of NeulNET. NeulNET is the first production wireless radio system that is designed to use free, high quality white space spectrum, delivering fast, reliable wireless connections over long distances.
Dialogue Communications, announced that its SMS for Eloqua cloud connector is featured in Eloqua AppCloud, the new open exchange for B2B marketing applications from Eloqua, the leading provider of on-demand Revenue Performance Management solutions.
Movea, a world leader in motion technology, now enables full body gesture recognition with its recently launched MEMS-based MotionPod solution for low cost, full body motion capture.
The RAVF052D is significantly easier for customers to place than the single 0201 chip due to its larger size. In addition, using a chip array eliminates one placement compared to a discrete resistor solution, which lowers cost, size, and weight of a given design. Tolerance and TCR tracking are also improved using a chip array solution instead of discrete chips.
AVX High Power Surface Mount Capacitors Available with P90 Dielectric to Deliver High-Frequency PerformanceJune 24, 2011 12:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments
AVX has expanded its HQ Series MLC surface mount RF power capacitors to include P90 dielectric versions for high power high frequency applications, such as medical and industrial electronics.
Sensors Expo returned to Rosemont Illinois in June and the mood inside the convention center was noticeably more optimistic than last year. Outside, the town was in the grip of a heat wave; but inside it was the technology itself that literally raised both the excitement level and the level of performance for new designs which made things seem, well, hotter. Here are just some of the highlights
ETH Zurich, Atomic Force F&E GmbH and Asylum Research announce the third Euro AFM Forum 2011 to be held in Zurich, Switzerland on September 7 to 9 in cooperation with Prof. Ralph Spolenak at the campus Science City (Hönggerberg) of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zürich).
Richardson RFPD announces the release of an online tool designed to make selecting and ordering Test & Measurement components easier and less time consuming.
Boonton has launched “Amplifier Test Bench”, a new software package that simplifies test and certification of RF Amplifiers.
Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new BGA socket addressing high performance requirements for femtocell SoCs - CBT-BGA-6015.
STMicroelectronics has unveiled new resources for customers that will simplify design and speed up development of energy-saving intelligent motor drives for applications such as white goods, air conditioners, industrial automation, power tools and fitness equipment.
Skyworks Solutions expanded its product portfolio by adding high dynamic range power detectors for smart phones and datacards.
LPRS is using their appearance at the UK Wireless Fortronic Forum to demonstrate the IQRF range of simple to implement, reliable wireless networks for smart metering, home and building automation, intelligent street lighting and environmental monitoring.