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RFMD® Collaborates With Atmel® To Deliver High-Performance Zigbee® Solutions For Smart Energy Applications

GREENSBORO , N.C., and Dresden, Germany, March 31, 2011– RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today announced it has teamed with Atmel Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, to deliver ZigBee® solutions for a broad range of smart energy applications.

RFMD’s newly introduced RF6575 ZigBee front end module (FEM) has been combined with the Atmel ATmega128RFA1 Single-Chip solution to create the ATmega128RFA1 reference design. This high-performance ZigBee®-based solution provides public … Read More → "RFMD® Collaborates With Atmel® To Deliver High-Performance Zigbee® Solutions For Smart Energy Applications"

Pickering Interfaces Introduces new High Density PXI RF Switches

April 2011 — Clacton on Sea, UK –Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of PXI RF switches with the introduction of the 40-755 multiplexer modules. 

The 40-755 supports up to 10 off SP4T RF switches in a single module and is available in two different versions based on a common switch design. 

The high density version occupies just one slot of a 3U PXI chassis and uses a high density multi-way connector that is suitable for switching frequencies to 500MHz. The higher frequency version uses SMB connectors and is suited for … Read More → "Pickering Interfaces Introduces new High Density PXI RF Switches"

NXP Strengthens RFID Portfolio With Advanced UHF and HF Solutions

EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS and SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwire – April 7, 2011) – NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI), the market leader in RFID solutions, today announced its latest high-performance UHF and HF offerings, including the UCODE G2iM and G2iM+ ICs, which offer up to 640 bits of segmentable user memory. The G2iM and G2iM+ are ideal for a wide range of high-memory applications for tags and labels, such as fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG); electronics; industrial production, assembly and quality control; electronic vehicle tagging, license plate tagging and … Read More → "NXP Strengthens RFID Portfolio With Advanced UHF and HF Solutions"

Mercury Computer Systems Joins the EDGE Innovation Network

CHELMSFORD, Mass. – April 6, 2011 – Mercury Computer Systems Inc., (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mc.com), a trusted ISR subsystems provider, announced it has joined the EDGE Innovation Network, an open-environment initiative where industry and academia collaborate, with government input, to enhance the delivery cycle of new technologies and innovative capabilities to warfighters.

“The EDGE network will give Mercury Computer Systems a unique knowledge-set that will enable us to develop even more advanced Application Ready Subsystems (ARS) and help our customers … Read More → "Mercury Computer Systems Joins the EDGE Innovation Network"

Intrinsic-ID Tackles Random Number Generation Issues and Launches iRNG — a True Random Number Generator — as Hard or Soft IP

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, April 7th, 2011, – Intrinsic-ID, a leading provider of embedded silicon IP and software security solutions based on hardware intrinsic security (HIS) technology, today announced iRNG, a true Random Number Generator delivered as hardware IP (RTL) or embedded software.  iRNG utilizes the noise inherently present in uninitialized SRAM to generate random bits at very high speed.  New independent randomness is generated every time the SRAM power is turned on. The random bits are then passed to a deterministic random bit generator within iRNG.  

iRNG is the only true random number generator capable … Read More → "Intrinsic-ID Tackles Random Number Generation Issues and Launches iRNG — a True Random Number Generator — as Hard or Soft IP"

1st Smart Power Grid Technology Conference (SPGTC) Announces Program, Focuses on Critical Business and Technology Ecosystem Issues That Save Energy, Reduce Cost and Increase Reliability

SANTA CLARA, CA–(Marketwire – April 6, 2011) – The Smart Power Grid Technology Conference (SPGTC) today announced its program consisting of talks by industry experts highlighting critical technology and business issues related to the Smart Power Grid. The conference is for technologists, entrepreneurs, investors, regulators and all industry professionals interested in understanding this important and fast growing technology sector.

SPGTC will be held on Thursday, May 12th at the Biltmore … Read More → "1st Smart Power Grid Technology Conference (SPGTC) Announces Program, Focuses on Critical Business and Technology Ecosystem Issues That Save Energy, Reduce Cost and Increase Reliability"

Agilent Technologies Announces the Industry’s Highest Performance Millimeter-Wave Signal Analyzer

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 5, 2011 – Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that its PXA signal analyzer is now the industry’s highest performance millimeter-wave signal analyzer, covering frequencies up to 50 GHz. With external mixing, it can cover 325 GHz and beyond. The result is easier, more accurate millimeter-wave measurements. 

The PXA delivers a level of performance at millimeter-wave frequencies that is unmatched by competing solutions, offering the industry’s most accurate, sensitive and frequency-stable signal analysis. Its … Read More → "Agilent Technologies Announces the Industry’s Highest Performance Millimeter-Wave Signal Analyzer"

Altium to Relocate its Global Headquarters to Shanghai, China

SYDNEY, Australia – 5 April 2011 – Electronics design software group Altium (ASX:ALU) has announced it intends to relocate its global headquarters, including its core software development activities, corporate office and executive management team, to its existing office in Shanghai, China.

Earlier this year, Altium launched the latest release of its electronics design solution Altium Designer, which added the foundation for electronics design data management; and AltiumLive, built using Morfik technology, as Altium’s own embryonic web-based ecosystem.

< … Read More → "Altium to Relocate its Global Headquarters to Shanghai, China"

Oscium’s New iMSO-104 Oscilloscope Powered By Cypress’s PSoC® 3 Device Turns iPod touch, iPhone and iPad into Easy-to-Use Mixed Signal Scopes

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 6, 2011 – Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) today announced that Oscium has selected the PSoC® 3 programmable system-on-chip for its revolutionary new iMSO-104 mixed signal oscilloscope for iPod touch, iPhone and iPad. The PSoC 3 device in the iMSO-104 seamlessly manages the two-way communication between the oscilloscope and any iOS device via Apple’s proprietary dock connector, and also processes the incoming analog and digital signals.

The iMSO-104 from Oscium is the first mixed-signal … Read More → "Oscium’s New iMSO-104 Oscilloscope Powered By Cypress’s PSoC® 3 Device Turns iPod touch, iPhone and iPad into Easy-to-Use Mixed Signal Scopes"

Tektronix Simplifies DDR2 Testing with New Solution for TLA6000 Series Logic Analyzers

BEAVERTON, Ore., April 5, 2011 – Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, today announced availability of a complete DDR2 protocol debug and validation solution for the award-winning TLA6000 Series Logic Analyzers. The new options for the TLA6000 Series consist of everything embedded engineers – even those who are not DDR2 experts – need to validate and debug the operation of memory sub-systems in their designs.

DDR2 memory systems are used in many of today’s embedded designs – commonly … Read More → "Tektronix Simplifies DDR2 Testing with New Solution for TLA6000 Series Logic Analyzers"

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