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
ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a connector that is said to improve signal transmission and reception in wireless handheld devices. The Perfect Wireless Interconnect features
WinSystems introduced the PXM-MiniPCIe, a SUMIT-ISM module that supports PCI Express MiniCards and two expansion USB connectors. It provides support for 802.11 a/g wireless, WLAN, and other high-performance communication functions that have been developed for
Nuvoton Technology Corp. expanded its next-generation Pro-X (PROgrammable Extended CODEC/SLCC) Series devices with the introduction of the N681622 Subscriber Line Control Circuit (SLCC). Supporting one Foreign eXchange Station (FXS) ports, the N681522 operates
A recent study published by IMS Research, The World Market for Smart Meters – 2010, forecasts a surging RF-Mesh market in the US while PLC shipments are expected to dramatically increase in Europe and Asia.
Next-generation FPGA-based processing platforms for radar and electronic warfare (EW) systems provide a substantial increase in computational resources, as well as greatly easing the implementation effort in a floating-point datapath.
Micropelt launched a commercial energy harvester for wireless applications. The TE-Power PROBE can is suited for use with modern WirelessHART, ISA100 and similar transmitters, according to the company. Mounting the device to a hot side of 20°C above ambient is
National Instruments offers board-level backplanes from all of its PXI/CompactPCI and PXI Express chassis for OEMs to use in applications ranging from aerospace/defense to industrial embedded control. Engineers and scientists can use the PXI/CompactPCI backplanes to create
According to the OECD, adding an extra ten mobile phones per 100 people in a typical developing country boosts growth in GDP per person by 0.8 percentage points. That is just staggering.
LynuxWorks, Inc. has combined efforts with Portwell, Inc. to deliver a proof-of-concept (PoC) wireless sensor platform for hospitals based on Intel technology. When monitoring vital signs (such as EKG and blood oxygenation) during a
Hittite Microwave has launched the HMC-T2100B battery powered, 10 MHz to 20 GHz Portable Synthesized Signal Generator. Designed to fulfill signal generation needs in the field or on the bench, the HMC-T2100B provides
Yageo Corporation announced the release of what it asserts is the smallest ceramic chip antenna (PIFA mode) for GPS applications. The PIFA GPS antenna is an advanced design of the 2.45 GHz PIFA antenna released last year. Although the same size, it can now reach
Step inside the NPL microwave anechoic chamber which provides a low reflection environment for the accurate characterisation of antennas.
Teenagers have embraced text messaging as their main form of communication, but mobile phones are often a source of tension with parents and schools, a new survey found.
A new version of the Bluetooth wireless technology could expand what can be done by watches, toys, home sensors, medical monitors and other devices that typically have been limited in their functions...
In March the Associated Press ran a story about security vulnerabilities in smart meters based on the research of InGuardians, Inc. The article highlighted the Achilles heel of any secure wireless system; the inadequate safeguarding of the security keys themselves.
Valpey Fisher Corporation added the VFOV600 to its OCXO product line. The oscillator uses AT-Cut crystal technology to provide desirable performance. At 600 milliwatts the VFOV600 consumes
The FCC recently unveiled its National Broadband Plan outlining specific recommendations to ensure that every American and business has access to affordable mobile broadband.
Skyworks’ ATN3590 family of fixed resistive attenuators are integrated circuits comprising thin film resistors and through-die vias that provide desirable attenuation flatness from low frequency to 40 GHz or higher. These attenuators are