Wireless network processor first to offer ZigBee Smart Energy, ZigBee Home Automation and ZigBee Light Link standards for a single end-deviceNovember 6, 2012 11:10 am | Product Releases | Comments
Texas Instruments announced that the CC2538 is the industry’s first ZigBee wireless network processor to offer the three most popular ZigBee standards for one end-device (ZigBee Smart Energy, ZigBee Home Automation and ZigBee Light Link). Now a single end-equipment can support these three standards...
Interface chip drives down the cost of adding high data-rate NFC capability to microcontroller designsNovember 5, 2012 2:27 pm | Product Releases | Comments
Implementing instant, high-speed Near Field Communication (NFC) between two independent devices has been made easier and cheaper with the introduction of the AS3953 interface chip from ams. The AS3953 offers a high data rate interface between an NFC device such as a smartphone and any host microcontroller with a standard Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI).
CML Microcircuits has launched a new ACE (Analogue Communications Enhancements) Processor, the CMX188. The processor is specifically targeted at providing the digital advantage to analogue two-way radios and walkie-talkies, serving both licence-free and licensed two-way radio market sectors.
Bosch Sensortec’s absolute orientation sensor BMX055 is said to be the first nine-axis sensor in the market with all components – accelerometer, gyroscope and geomagnetic sensor – developed and manufactured in house. With a
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Z-Communications announces a new RoHS compliant Fixed Frequency Synthesizer model SFS4000C-LF for Satellite Communications and Test Equipment. The SFS4000C-LF is a single frequency synthesizer that is phase locked at 4000 MHz while using a 10 MHz reference.
Semtech Corporation announced it is sampling the newest addition to its ToPSync family of products, the ACS9522T, to tier one telecom equipment vendors. Semtech’s new market-leading ToPSync synchronization system-on-a-chip sets a new standard for integration levels in the industry by integrating all functionality required...
Telit Wireless Solutions announced the introduction of the LE920 LTE module for European and North American OEM automotive and aftermarket segments. The new 920 form factor measures 34x40x2.8mm on a 198-pad LGA automotive-grade package.
SiTime Corporation introduced the SiT3907 MEMS-based Digitally Controlled Oscillator (DCXO). The SiT3907 DCXO is radically different than analog, quartz-based VCXOs as it offers an in-system digital control interface that is used for tuning the output frequency.
Libelium, launched Waspmote Plug & Sense!, a new line of Libelium encapsulated wireless sensor devices allowing system integrators to implement scalable, modular wireless sensor networks and reduce installation time from days to hours. Waspmote Plug & Sense! models are pre-configured
Linear Technology’s Dust Networks product group introduces the SmartMesh LTC5800 (system-on-chip) and LTP5900 (module) families, the industry’s lowest power IEEE 802.15.4E compliant wireless sensor networking products. SmartMesh ICs and modules enable tiny sensor “motes” to be designed with a battery life of over 10 years...
Microchip Technology announced its latest-generation SMSC JukeBlox Wi-Fi connectivity platform, featuring the JukeBlox 3.1-AAP (part # JB3.1-AAP) Software Development Kit (SDK) in combination with the new CX875 Wi-Fi Network Media Module. This platform expansion delivers highly integrated and specialized connectivity software...
Telit Wireless Solutions announced the expansion of cooperation with leading Chinese Innovator in the Smart grid and Automated Meter Reading Segments - Beijing Yupont Electric Power Technology Co., Ltd. Founded in 1996 Beijing Yupont is a hi-tech company incubated by the North China Electric Power Research Institute.
Cypress Semiconductor introduced a single-chip solution that integrates a wireless radio with touch-sensing circuitry for wireless mice, trackpads, remote controls, presenter tools, and other Human Interface Devices (HIDs). The new PRoC-UI (Programmable Radio-on-a-Chip–User Interface) solution combines 2.4-GHz proprietary WirelessUSB-NL Radio...
Wireless charging technology has been recognized as a very attractive solution to a wide range of applications because it conveniently replaces power cords and charging cables. This emerging technology is being adopted for charging mobile phones and other handheld devices.
Telit Wireless Solutions announced the introduction of the Jupiter SE880 ultra-compact GPS receiver module for applications in the commercial, industrial, and consumer segments including wearable and handheld devices. The miniature 4.7x4.7mm LGA (Land Grid Array), SiRFstarIV-based receiver module employs leading 3-D component embedding technology...
Technological advances in wireless technologies are leading to developments in the remote patient monitoring market, offering increased convenience to patients and improved access to efficient data management for medical professionals, states a new report by industry experts GBI Research.
Electronics, computer, and science kits can help kindle technical interests in kids of all ages. Each year the holidays seem to arrive sooner than expected and parents of young people interested in science and technology search for gift ideas. This column provides some suggestions. Some projects require adult help or supervision.
Telit Wireless Solutions announced its full family of HE910 3G and 4G modules received AT&T certification for use on the carrier’s HSPA and HSPA+ wireless network. Featuring a low profile, low power consumption and advanced connectivity features, the six modules within the HE910 family are ideal for compact, high-bandwidth mobile computing applications...
Telit Wireless Solutions announced the launch of its GL865-DUAL V3 banded for Asian, European, and Latin American GSM/GPRS cellular markets to be premiered at MobileCON in San Diego. The product is a backwards-compatible version of the popular and widely adopted GL865 product family but based on the latest Intel single-chip...
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Harry Shum, Microsoft's global senior vice president in charge of the development of the company's global search engine, announced that a new version is now available for Bing Chinese search, Cn.bing.com. The new version reportedly features a new dynamic front page, more concise web search pages, and more accurate results.
Nokia will build an experience innovation center in Beijing to provide a mobile Internet entrepreneurial solutions platform; serve developers and entrepreneurs; and promote the building of a world-class software ecological park in Beijing.
CML Microcircuits has released a small demonstration platform for a complete Software Defined Radio (SDR) for wireless data applications. The DE9941 is a credit card sized demonstration board for a complete linear modulation-based Software Defined Radio (SDR) for wireless data. It is designed to be small and low-cost with minimal components/values.
API Technologies Corp. introduced a new transverse coupled resonator filter (TCRF). This new surface acoustic wave (SAW) filter is designed for narrowband intermediate frequency (IF) filtering such as in satellite transponders, directional finders and anti-jam modems. It is capable of