An emerging trend in the mobile handset 3G space has been the adoption and expansion of user friendly applications, nowadays called ‘Apps’. These ‘Apps’ are custom software program applications that are written for a very specific function within a handset.
These are busy times for the femtocell industry.There are now 13 operators who have launched service, including 3 out of 3 in Japan and 3 out of 4 in USA.
Crystek’s CVCO55CXT-5800-5800 Coaxial Resonator Oscillator (CRO) employs frequency doubling, 2X fundamental technology to reach new performance levels of low phase noise and harmonics, while minimizing current consumption in the process. The CRO operates at 5800 MHz with a
The HMC920LP5E from Hittite is presented as the first complete Class-A amplifier biasing and monitoring solution for power management and control.
Last week AT&T announced some big changes to its pricing and data models to deal with the increasing number of devices demanding data from the network, particularly with the launch of the 3G version of the iPad.
With the recent development of the Digital Enhanced Cordless Telephone (DECT) ultra-low-power (ULP) operating mode, DECT is now opening up a new market for battery-powered wireless sensor / actuator networks.
STMicroelectronics announced a miniature, digital temperature sensor targeting portable devices. The STTS751 is mounted on the circuit board to feedback accurate temperature data allowing the system to
Digi International introduced a new line of XBee and XBee-PRO ZB embedded ZigBee modules based on the Ember EM357 System on Chip.
Wireless Sensor Module, jointly developed by Powercast and Microchip Technology, showcases RF energy harvesting and low power processing and communications.
Emergency workers in rugged, rural areas may never lose a cell phone call again thanks to a new antenna developed by Montana State University researchers in collaboration with Advanced Acoustic Concepts.
Narda Microwave introduced the Model 743-60 step attenuator that provides attenuation of 0 dB to 60 dB in 10-dB steps via a thumb-wheel and direct readout, and covers DC to 18 GHz. The Model 743-60 is precise, with attenuation deviation of
Heyco Products has announced that its Snap-In Ratcheting Strain Relief (PN 1280) is now removable. The newly designed strain relief can be easily removed through insertion of standard snap ring pliers with
Microchip Technology Inc announced its next-gen agency-certified MRF24WB0MA/MB embedded Wi-Fi transceiver modules. The IEEE 802.11 module firmware has an easy-to-use API driver interface to
Microchip Technology introduced its MRF89XA transceiver with a low receive current of 3 mA for longer battery life in 868, 915 and 950 MHz Sub-GHz wireless networks. The 868 MHz MRF89XAM8A and 915 MHz MRF89XAM9A transceiver modules are
Gowanda’s MLRF1010 Series is QPL approved to MIL-PRF-83446/04. The series provides surface mount RF inductors with i nductance from .01 uH to 27 uH, Q Min from 22 to 60, SRF MHz Min from
Diodes Incorporated has released its first family of single-gate logic products. Built on an advanced 5 V CMOS process and offering performance enhancements over existing alternatives, the 74LVC1Gxx series provides
Picor announced the introduction of the PI3101 Cool-Power high-density isolated DC-DC converter delivering 60 W of output power in half the size of existing solutions, according to the company, and offering a
The Microchip Wireless Development Environment (MiWi DE) is a one-stop solution for developing diverse wireless applications.
New smartSignaling features within picoChip’s PC3x3 devices now enable up to 400 ‘always on’ users on a femtocell with additional benefits such as longer handset battery life.
NDK announced the availability of its COTS line-up of Crystals, TCXOs, VCXOs, SAW devices and FCXO modules. The product offerings are suited for high reliability, demanding environments like defense communications, aerospace, down hole, and maritime applications. The crystals are
Maxim Integrated Products’ MAX2136, a digital terrestrial television tuner for ISDB-T and DVB-T applications combines low power consumption with desirable performance, the device achieves a low noise figure of
An iPhone application from Agilent calculates the errors in microwave measurements, includes a directivity error calculator, mismatch error limit calculator, and ratio to dB calculator.
The JLC series of high-Q variable coils from Johanson Manufacturing offers a wide tuning range of 30 nH to 133 nH and self-resonant frequencies of 700 MHz to 1500 MHz, which make them appropriate tuning devices for many RF applications. These coils also feature
AVX Corporation has developed a new range of high capacitance PulseCap tantalum capacitors that feature a low profile. The PulseCap tantalum capacitors are designed for applications that require bulk capacitance to boost transmitter power
Digi-Key Corporation announced it has stock on Torex's Series XC9235 and XC9236 step-down DCdDC converters. Torex's XC9235 and XC9236 Series are groups of synchronous-rectification type step-down DC-DC converters with built-in