Rohde & Schwarz has introduced the R&S FS K130 distortion analysis software for optimizing active RF components such as power amplifiers and mixers. This software allows users to
Alereon announced the addition of several new wireless HDMI reference designs: The AL5750 1080p Wireless UWB Audio/Video Adapter, the AL5810/11 Wireless HDMI Encoder/Decoder and the AL5820/21 Wireless HDMI Encoder/Decoder with 3D support.
In order to meet operating demands and compliance requirements specific to the European market, the AIR line now includes ETSI-compliant models A1101R08A (embedded antenna) and A1101R08C (connectorized).
The LTE test case wizard is asserted to ease the task of generating the correct signals for specific LTE base station test scenarios. An operator of a signal generator only has to
The smartphone market is expected to increase 24.5% in 2011, as projected by IDC. Managing security will be a big concern and key area of focus for most mobile companies going forward. Companies who address this concern successfully will most likely capture the market share.
Today, MicroStrain introduces the extended range, synchronous wireless sensing system, combining breakthrough precision wireless time synchronization and enhanced system scalability accommodating hundreds of wireless sensor nodes with extended range communication.
The Opal Kelly XEM6110 integration module is based on a Xilinx Spartan-6 (XC6SLX45) FPGA. In addition to a high gate-count FPGA, the module uses the blazing transfer rate of PCI Express for configuration downloads, enabling
UMTS Long Term Evolution, short LTE, is the technology of choice for the majority of network operators worldwide, providing mobile broadband data and high-speed internet access to their subscriber base. Due to the high commitment LTE is understood as the innovation platform for the wireless industry for the next decade.
The RF3932 highly-efficient 75-watt gallium nitride (GaN) RF unmatched power transistor operates over a broad frequency range (DC to 3GHz) and delivers high peak efficiency of >65%.
Wi-Fi Direct is a mechanism to add a soft access point in one device so that two different products can form a direct point to point secure wireless connection. Supposedly it will be easy to set up and relatively fast.
RF Micro Devices today announced the expansion of the Company's RF component catalog to include two new high linearity differential IF mixers: the RFMX0015 and RFMX1015. Both new products are optimized for operation across a broad range of end markets...
There is a bit of debate on 4G (or "faux G" as Dan Jones of Light Reading nicely put it).
picoChip today launched the PC7300, a complete femtocell hardware reference design that is said to combine the industry’s lowest system costs and power consumption with the fastest possible time to market.
Rohde & Schwarz launched its R&S ZVH portable cable and antenna analyzer designed to facilitate the installation of antenna stations. In the field, all acceptance tests are performed quickly and easily with
Adaptive Network Solutions, a leading system design house, its @ANY2400SC IEEE 802.15.4/ZigBee RF module for 2.4 GHz ISM band. With an ultra-small footprint of just over 3 square centimeters, the new module offers a combination of
Silicon Laboratories Inc. introduced what it asserts is the industry’s most frequency flexible in-circuit programmable CMOS clock generators. The new Si5350/51 octal clock generators with on-chip voltage-controlled crystal oscillators (VCXOs) replace
Aeroflex announced its S-Series RF signal generator family touting simplicity, portability, modularity, and RF performance at an attractive price. The first in the series is the SGA analog RF signal generators. They are compact and lightweight with
Texas Instruments unveiled a wireless base station system-on-chip (SoC). The TMS320TCI6616 SoC is based on The company’s new TMS320C66x digital signal processors (DSPs) and KeyStone multicore architecture, and is asserted to more than double the
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KOA Speer Electronics, Inc. announced the new 0201 size in its SR73 current sense chip resistor line. Measuring 0.6 mm x 0.3 mm x 0.1 mm, the 0201 size chip is 66 percent smaller than the 0402 size chip resistor, making it
The Tecate Group announced the newest members of the PowerBurst family of cylindrical, radial leaded ultracapacitor cells. The new TPLE Series is 100 percent RoHS compliant, and offers extended operating temperature up to 85°C. Capacitance values range from
CONEC has advanced its water-resistant D-sub series of connectors a new, rugged one-piece, solid-body version. This robust design performs better against mechanical impacts during installation and operation and has
This tutorial, provided by Digi-Key and Vishay, will introduce remote control infrared receiver (IR) technology and provide an overview of key performance parameters.
Introducing a game-changing component is a bit like golfer hitting a hole in one. Both events happen relatively infrequently, yet everyone knows there’s another one coming...
Cell phones afford us the convenience of being connected whenever we want, wherever we want. Despite affording us constant connectivity, there remain places where cell phone usage is inappropriate.