In this episode we talk to Richard Jacklin of Anite on his insights into the emerging TD-LTE standard.
I've been asked multiple times about the meaning, from a technology and market perspective, of the acquisition of SiBeam by Silicon Image. The answer is very simple – 60GHz is not ready for high volume in consumer products for many years to come. Period.
LPRS has been appointed as the UK technical distributor for the IQRF complete IQMesh wireless network platform, components and systems manufactured by Microrisc.
GreenPeak Technologies, a leading fabless semiconductor company, today announced that their CEO and Founder, Cees Links, has been named as the Marketing Chair of ZigBee RF4CE.
Diodes Incorporated has released what it asserts is the world’s smallest dual output omnipolar Hall effect switch IC, designed for open/close detection in portable, battery-powered products including cell phones and notebook PCs. The dual output AH1891 is
NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced what it asserts are the world’s smallest logic plastic packages measuring 0.9 x 1.0 x 0.35 mm with 0.3 mm pitch. The compact packaging design is suitable for leading-edge portable handheld devices such as smartphones, tablets and SD cards where
Systems used in electronic warfare (EW) and radar applications are essential parts of the strategic environment for threats on the ground, at sea and in the air. Since threats require rapid and shifting tactical responses, the design flexibility provided by programmable logic is essential in military hardware.
Skyworks Solutions' SMV2025-079LF silicon surface mount, hyperabrupt tuning varactor diode is appropriate for use as a high-Q tuning element in an RF voltage controlled osscillator (VCO), voltage-controlled phase shifter
Silicon Laboratories Inc. introduced a family of crystal oscillators (XOs) and voltage-controlled XOs (VCXOs) designed to minimize jitter and design complexity for a range of applications up to 250 MHz. The Si51x XO/VCXO family offers
Pulse introduced a thin, active global positioning system (GPS) antenna with Global 3G functionality including GPRS, GSM, UMTS, and WCDMA. The W4150GG5000 antenna can be installed with either side facing up so
Fox Electronics, a leading global supplier of frequency control solutions, now offers a new series of small footprint, low current consumption oscillators for small and portable devices. The F100 HCMOS oscillator family is
PREMO’s SDTR1103-HF Series SMD antenna is suitable for signal´s reception at 2 MHz and/or 13,56 MHz Tx/Rx for NFC applications. The antenna has a high surface resistance NiZn ferrite core material (>10 Mohm/mm) and low initial permeability to work at high frequency. This provides
Crystek's CVCO55CC-3830-3830 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates at 3830 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5 V to 4.5 V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -108 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset and has
Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products announced the latest addition to its solder-in filter product line, .400" diameter mounting with high temperature construction able to withstand 300°C installation. This new filter offers
PLXO Series Phase-Locked Crystal Oscillators from EM Research are designed to operate at select custom frequencies from 5 MHz to 500 MHz as reference clocks in military and commercial rf/microwave systems. Locked to an
Anaren, Inc. announced today that it has added two new members to its fast-growing line of Anaren Integrated Radio (AIR) modules. In order to meet operating demands and compliance requirements specific to the European market...
CML Microcircuits (www.cmlmicro.com) today announced the launch of the CMX7164 Multi Mode wireless data modem IC. The CMX7164 provides 4/16/64-QAM and root raised cosine 2/4FSK baseband modem functions in a single chip...
Southwest Microwave, Inc. announced a family of Low Profile, PCB-mount End Launch Connectors. Requiring no soldering for mounting or use, their lower profile design permits use where vertical headroom is critical, such as
McObject, developer of the eXtremeDB embedded database system product family, announced that Airspan Networks has integrated the eXtremeDB In-Memory Database System (IMDS) as a key software component within Airspan’s new Air4G mobile broadband network base station.
This video is an excellent example of what can be done in a public space with Augmented Reality and only hints at future applications.
Crystek has released its line of High-Performance passivated stainless steel RF Connectorsin a vareity of styles - SMA, TNC, N-Type, 2.4mm, 2.9mm (K) – in jack, plug or bulkhead styles.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Dr Arnon Friedmann of Texas Instruments about one of their latest devices, a new small cell base-station platform focused on 3G and 4G high speed data systems.
The Daily Telegraph in the UK has recently run a blog post titled, "No wonder the UK lags behind America: we're a bitter and broken nation," and I couldn't disagree more.
Powerstax announced its TVS1001 ruggedized 1000-W DC-DC power supply. The supply utilizes two of the company’s F501 DC-DC converters which are able to perform under the harshest of conditions with
C&K Components expanded its snap-acting switch line to include subminiature versions that can be used as detect switches. Designated the ZMA Series, the detect switches feature a