Feel the Power!
The 3.0mm pitch MicroPower connectors from GTK are designed for high current/high density applications that require the flexibility of wire-to-wire and wire-to-board configurations.
Dual-mode Analogue PMR and Digital PMR (dPMR®) Baseband Processor
The 8341FI-1.x Function Image™ (FI) implements a half-duplex digital PMR processor including: a 4FSK modem, a large proportion of the dPMR® Air Interface; Physical, Data Link and Control layers, and an embedded low bit rate RALCWI™ vocoder
Nano WiReach™ SMT Brings 3G Routing and Access Point to Wireless Devices
Connect One has released Nano WiReach SMT, a 0.8" x 1.45" (2.0 x 3.7 centimeter) WiFi module offering 3G routing, WiFi client and access-point capabilities.
TI introduces simple-to-use OpenLink™ Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi® connectivity inside the WiLink™ 6.0 solution for AM18x Sitara™ ARM® Microprocessors
Texas Instruments Incorporated has premiered its first module platform housing the WiLink™ 6.0 (WL1271) single-chip, wireless combo solution with TI's open source, Linux-based OpenLink™ drivers.
National Semiconductor Introduces Industry’s First High-voltage PMBus System Power Management and Protection ICs
High-voltage Hot Swap Controllers with Integrated System Power Measurement Improve Reliability, Enable Lower Power Consumption in Telecom Infrastructure Systems
SiTime Introduces Industry’s First MEMS VCTCXO with ±0.5 PPM Stability
VCTCXO Products with 1 to 220 MHz Frequencies, Industrial Temperature and 500 fs Jitter are Optimized for Telecom, Networking, and Wireless Applications
AnalogicTech Expands Integrated Load Switch Portfolio with Introduction of Ultra-High Precision Current Limit ICs
Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. has introduced the AAT4616 SmartSwitch™ family of fully adjustable, low RDS(ON), ultra-high precision current limited P-channel MOSFET power switches designed for high side load switching applications
Altai Technologies Introduces the World’s First Carrier Grade 802.11n Long Range Outdoor Super WiFi Base Station
Altai's A8n Super WiFi Base Station Achieves the Highest Throughput & Largest Coverage in the Market – 10 Times Larger Area Coverage
Skyworks Powering Multiple LTE Platforms
Industry Leading Technology Enabling Next-Generation Smart Phones, Netbooks and Datacards; Solutions Allow Higher Data Rates and Always-on Connectivity
Anadigics maximises wireless network connectivity with new power amplifier
AWB7227 PA Delivers Exceptional Output Power, Linearity and Efficiency for Femtocells, Picocells and other Small-Cell Infrastructure Equipment
GCT Semiconductor Announces New WiMAX 2 (802.16m) 4G Single-chip With 4X4 MIMO System
World's first 4x4 MIMO WiMAX 2 single-chip solution, GCT's GDM7225, ready for WiMAX ecosystem buildup worldwide
Micro/sys Announces Sub 1 Watt Pico-ITX SBC for Portable and Handheld Embedded Applications
Micro/sys has released a 2.5-inch Pico-ITX™ ARM single board computer offering power-through-USB and an impressive mix of video, audio, USB, memory, and power features for today's handheld applications. Featuring the cost-efficient, power-conscience Freescale Semiconductor i.MX515 ARM Cortex-A8 processor tailored for multimedia, the SBC5651 is ideally suited for use in small, low-power handheld and portable devices typical to medical, gaming, ticketing, and test and measurement applications.
Cattron, a Unit of Laird Technologies, Releases Enhanced MMCU-4 Modular Radio Remote Control Receiver
Laird Technologies, Inc. has announced the release of its enhanced MMCU-4 radio remote control receiver.
Emerging 4G Communications Systems: Making Digital Pre-Distortion Fast and Practical for all Engineers
A transition is now underway in the wireless communications industry as wireless service providers migrate from 3G to 4G technologies like LTE-FDD, LTE-TDD and WiMAX™ to keep pace with emerging devices like smart phones. For the engineer, this transition means a host of new challenges. For example, they must determine exactly how far away their design is from being able to operate in 4G and whether or not it will need to be completely redesigned to do so. The hardware must also meet or exceed standards-based performance requirements such as ACPR, EVM or throughput (e.g., BLER, BER and PER), while meeting product design goals.
TriQuint WLAN solutions power smartphones worldwide
TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc announced its two power amplifiers (PA) for WLAN connectivity lead the market,* since ramping to production last year. Both the single and dual-band PAs are designed to augment the WiLink™ 6.0 solution and recently launched WiLink 7.0 solution from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI). The TQM679002A and TQP6M9002 offer faster data exchange rates, extended battery life, and better amplification of weak signals than competitive technologies.
Cypress and Redpine Signals Collaborate to Provide Low-Power 802.11n Wi-Fi® I/O Connectivity for PSoC® 3 and PSoC 5 Platforms
Designers building revolutionary products with Cypress's PSoC platforms can easily implement wireless connectivity with Redpine's Connect-io-n™ series of Wi-Fi modules
Alpha Micro Components signs distribution partnership with GainSpan and boosts wi-fi portfolio with low-cost ultra low power wi-fi components and modules
Alpha Micro Component is to significantly boost its Wi-Fi portfolio with the introduction of a new range of low cost, low power consumption Wi-Fi components, modules, support and development kits from GainSpan, leader in low power embedded Wi-Fi solutions.
New Compact Energy-Harvesting and Power-Management IC Enables Low-Power Wireless Devices
The MAX17710 harvests energy from power sources of 1µW to 100mW for efficiently charging THINERGY® Micro-Energy Cells (MECs).
Next-Generation Wi-Fi Module Brings Leading Edge Connectivity to More Embedded Devices
Gainspan GS1500M provides leading edge 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity; enables support for peer-to-peer networking
Qualcomm Atheros unveils industry’s first FCC-certified Wi-Fi system-in-package fuelling the smart home/building/grid markets
Company collaborates with Freescale to deliver first development system for AR4100, a low-energy, low-cost module for machine-to-machine communications
Vishay Intertechnology’s PLTT Precision Low-TCR, High-Temperature Thin Film Resistor Is Enhanced With Extended Resistance Range From 250 Ω to 3 MΩ and New 1206, 2010, and 2512 Case Sizes
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has announced that its PLTT precision low-TCR, high-temperature thin film resistor is now offered in the 0805, 1206, 2010, and 2512 case sizes and features an expanded resistance range, with non-standard values available.
New Vishay Siliconix Low-Voltage Analog Switches Feature Low On-Resistance Down to 0.6 Ω Maximum at 2.7 V in Space-Saving miniQFN Packages
Vishay Intertechnology,Inc. has released three new dual single pole double throw (SPDT) and dual double pole double throw (DPDT) CMOS low-voltage analog switches. The devices combine low-voltage operation and low on-resistance in small miniQFN packages for audio, SIM card, and multi-purpose signal switching in space-constrained portable end products.
Pentek's New High Channel Count Software Radio Module Targets Toughest Radar, UAV and Communication Apps
Pentek, Inc. has announced its latest addition to the popular Cobalt® family of Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA boards, the Model 71662 four channel, 200 MHz, 16-bit data acquisition board with built-in digital down converters (DDCs). With an input bandwidth from 300 kHz to 700 MHz, the board is suitable for direct connection to IF or RF ports of communications, unmanned autonomous vehicle (UAV) and radar systems for real-time DSP tasks such as demodulation and decoding. Together with Pentek's ReadyFlow board support package, with its built-in command line interface and signal viewer, the Model 71662 forms a complete solution for data acquisition, processing and analysis.
Pentek Announces Industry's Highest-Speed Data Acquisition Module with Multi-Board Synchronization for Radar and UAV Applications
Pentek, Inc., has announced its fastest-ever data acquisition module for the popular Cobalt ® family. Capable of digitizing one 12-bit channel at 3.6 GHz, or two channels at 1.8 GHz, the Model 71640 nearly quadruples the signal bandwidth that can be handled on a single channel. Further, the 71640 has provisions for the synchronization of multiple boards for capture and analysis of even wider bandwidths.
Microchip Expands MiWi™ Wireless Development Environment for IEEE 802.15.4 2.4 GHz and Unlicensed Sub-GHz Networks
New Tools Make it Easy to Develop Cost-Effective, Low-Power Star and Mesh Wireless Products Based on Microchip's Free, Proprietary MiWi Protocol Stacks
DOVADO Launches World’s Smallest 4G/LTE capable USB router
DOVADO has announced that it has launched the DOVADO TINY, the world's smallest 4G/LTE capable USB router, measuring only 20mm x 58mm x 87mm. The device is the newest addition to the wide range of DOVADO routers and is designed for use in home, office, vehicle or M2M (Machine-to-Machine) environments. Telenor Sweden will be first operator to sell the new device in late June.
Moving Beyond Zigbee® for Star Networks
A Discussion of Identifying Key Requirements for Optimized Wireless Solutions Laird Technologies, Inc., has announced the release of a white paper discussing wireless solutions for key requirements. The white paper, "Moving Beyond Zigbee® for Star Networks," address the requirements of star networks, and the need of finding the correct wireless solution beyond traditional means.
Microchip Expands Serial Quad I/O™ Family With New High-Performance, Feature-Rich 3V, 32-Mbit SQI™ Serial Flash Memory
Microchip Technology Inc.,has expanded its Serial Quad I/O™ (SQI™) Flash memory family, with the new SST26VF032 3V, 32-Mbit SQI Flash memory device. Building on the success of the innovative SST26 Series family of products, this new 4-bit, multiplexed I/O serial interface Flash memory device features an enhanced serial-interface architecture that allows for low-power, high-performance operation and flexible data/code-protection schemes.
Skyworks Introduces High Performance, Low Power LNAs for Diverse Markets
Provides Cost Competitive Solution for 1.5 to 3.0 GHz Wireless Applications
Ultra-compact Marvell 8686 based WiFi Module
The WFMD481 from Flaircomm is an ultra compact WiFi module based on Marvell 8686 chipset, measuring only 10.4 x 10.5mm
Anaren Launches Line of Xinger(R)-Brand, Subminiature Directional Couplers for Wireless Infrastructure and Consumer Electronics Applications
Anaren, Inc. has announced that it has launched a new line of Xinger®-brand, subminiature directional couplers measuring only 2 x 1.25 x 0.7 mm (0805 footprint). At this size, and featuring Anaren's well-known multilayer stripline construction, these new components offer significant performance advantages for low power implementations in wireless infrastructure (e.g. base stations and customer-premises equipment) and wireless consumer electronics (e.g. handhelds). The line includes eight part numbers, which collectively cover bands from 0.7 to 6 GHz.
BIG performance, SMALL cells: Texas Instruments unleashes industry's most complete small cell base station solutions with dual-mode support and comprehensive software suite
Texas Instruments Incorporated has unveiled the TMS320TCI6612 and TMS320TCI6614, the industry's most comprehensive System-on-Chips (SoCs) for developers of metro, pico and enterprise small cell base stations.
Anadigics' Introduces New CDMA/WCDMA/LTE Power Amplifier Series
Anadigics' New HELP3DC™ Power Amplifiers Bring the Performance of HELP™ Technology to Cellular Devices That Utilize SMPS, DC/DC Converters, and Envelope Tracking
Anadigics Expands Family of Small-Cell Wireless Infrastructure Power Amplifiers
Anadigics' New Wireless Infrastructure Power Amplifier Provides Unique Combination of Output Power, Efficiency, and Linearity for Microcells, Picocells, and Femtocells
CSR Wi-Linx™ for CSR6000 can turn cars into rolling Wi-Fi hot spots
CSR plc. has announced the availability of Wi-Linx™, a software module for the CSR6000 family of Wi-Fi chips that makers of in-vehicle infotainment systems can use to add Wi-Fi hot spot, Wi-Fi client and Bluetooth 3.0+HS capabilities to any vehicle.
Comparisons between Low Power Wireless Technologies
A comparison of Bluetooth Low Energy and other competing technologies such as ANT, Zigbee, IR, NFC, WiFi.
ByteSnap Design Release ZigBee ZMM-001 Module - Low Power ZigBee Smart Energy Module Targets Metering and Control
The industry's first ever ZigBee® Certified Smart Energy compliant module to combine three key features: lower power, faster deployment and trouble-free compliance with wireless standards. (Patent Pending)
SMSC Introduces KleerNet(TM) Technology to Expand Wireless Audio Connectivity and Interoperability in PC, Tablet, Home Theater, and Gaming Applications
SMSC is showcasing its Kleer(R) uncompressed digital wireless audio technology at the Computex event taking place from May 31 to June 4 in Taipei, Taiwan. Kleer technology is recognized in the wireless audio industry for its high quality media transmission, low power consumption, strong interference robustness and Wi-Fi(R) coexistence. SMSC's Kleer product portfolio offers best-in-class solutions that deliver high quality wireless audio connectivity at home, in the office, or on-the-go.
Telit touts EV-DO m2m module ideal for commercial and consumer applications
DE910-DUAL Brings 3G CDMA Connectivity and GPS Capability in a new LGA Form Factor Family
Silicon Labs and CEL partner on high-performance, low-power wireless mesh networking solution
Silicon Laboratories Inc. has announced that it is providing the enabling wireless microcontroller (MCU) technology for a new line of sub-GHz wireless mesh networking modules from California Eastern Laboratories (CEL). Powered by Silicon Labs' Si10xx wireless MCUs, the MeshConnect Sub-G modules are CEL's first module series optimized for wireless applications in the sub-GHz ISM band including smart meters, home automation, security systems, remote keyless entry, irrigation control and weather stations.