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Oxford Instruments participates in the launch of the European Quantum Technology Flagship Programme ‘QMiCS’

Oxford Instruments NanoScience is pleased to announce a partnership with the leading European institutions, including renowned research groups from Germany, France, Spain, Finland, and Portugal. The group is led by the Walther-Meißner-Institute (WMI) of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Garching, Germany on a European project for developing new quantum applications. The collaborative consortium awarded a three million Euro grant from the EU Quantum Flagship Programme, for the proposal on ‘Quantum Microwaves for Communication and Sensing (QMiCS)’.

QMiCS aims at creating a technological basis for improving communication and sensing methods … Read More → "Oxford Instruments participates in the launch of the European Quantum Technology Flagship Programme ‘QMiCS’"

VadaTech Announces New Boards with Quad DAC @ 12 GSPS with 3 GSPS Quad ADC, Kintex UltraScale™

Henderson, NV – December 11, 2018 –VadaTech, a leading manufacturer of integrated systems, embedded boards, enabling software and application-ready platforms, announces the AMC598 and VPX598. Both of these boards provide quad ADC with sample rates of up to 3 GSPS (AD9208) at 14-bits and a quad DAC (Analog Devices AD9162 or AD9164) with update rates of up to 12 GSPS and direct RF synthesis at 6 GSPS,16-bits making it suitable for signal capture/analysis applications such as COMINT/SIGINT, radar, research and instrumentation.

The boards have an on-board, re-configurable UltraScale™ XCKU115 FPGA which interfaces directly to ADC/DAC. … Read More → "VadaTech Announces New Boards with Quad DAC @ 12 GSPS with 3 GSPS Quad ADC, Kintex UltraScale™"

Keysight Technologies, OPPO Collaborate to Accelerate 5G Mobile Device Development and Commercialization

SANTA ROSA, Calif., December 13, 2018

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers, and governments, accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that OPPO, one of the world’s top five mobile device manufacturers*, has selected Keysight’s 5G New Radio (NR) network emulation solutions for protocol and … Read More → "Keysight Technologies, OPPO Collaborate to Accelerate 5G Mobile Device Development and Commercialization"

Create Small Form Factor 10G Passive Optical Network Applications with Microchip’s PolarFire FPGA Burst Mode Receiver

CHANDLER, Ariz.—Dec. 13, 2018—While most current optical line terminal (OLT) implementations are in central office formats with large port counts in huge chassis configurations, there is growing demand amongst system architects, chief technology officers and carriers for fewer port, compact, low-power and low-cost form factors for 10G passive optical network (PON) OLTs. Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP), through its Microsemi Corporation subsidiary, provides industry-leading support for these capabilities with the first and only field programmable gate array (FPGA) for 10G PON OLT implementation in compact form factor. The new Read More → "Create Small Form Factor 10G Passive Optical Network Applications with Microchip’s PolarFire FPGA Burst Mode Receiver"

Superior Flexibility of RS485-Networking Transceiver from STMicroelectronics Simplifies Design, Saves Board Space and Bill of Materials

Geneva, December 3, 2018 — The STMicroelectronics STR485LV 3.3V transceiver for RS485  a (physical layer) communication standard broadly used in industrial systems applications enhances design flexibility by providing an external pin to select 20Mbps or 250kbps communication and interfacing directly with low-voltage logic down to 1.8V.

The user-selectable data rate allows designers to specify the same device and thus simplify inventory management for RS485-networking applications, ranging from high-speed/short-range up to the maximum communication distance (4000 feet) depending on cable performance. It is ideal for a wide variety of scenarios, including telecom infrastructure, high-speed data links, or low-voltage microcontroller … Read More → "Superior Flexibility of RS485-Networking Transceiver from STMicroelectronics Simplifies Design, Saves Board Space and Bill of Materials"

OmniVision’s Imaging Solution Enables Compact Design and Long Run Time for the OPKIX One Wearable Video Camera

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Dec. 3, 2018 – OmniVision Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, in collaboration with OPKIX, maker of compact wearable smart cameras and companion studio editing/sharing applications, today announced the OPKIX One, a wearable camera that integrates seamlessly with smartphones. This camera allows anyone to instantly capture point-of-view (POV) 1080p high definition (HD) video without removing the paired smartphone from their pocket. The OPKIX One system includes two cameras, allowing users to capture two simultaneous perspectives, and an egg-shaped case, which charges and immediately offloads video to a paired smartphone for storage and … Read More → "OmniVision’s Imaging Solution Enables Compact Design and Long Run Time for the OPKIX One Wearable Video Camera"

UnitedSiC introduces Kelvin connection parts into UF3C “FAST” FET series

December 3, 2018, Princeton, New Jersey: UnitedSiC, a manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors, expands its UF3C FAST Series product offering by introducing an additional range of 650 V and 1200 V high-performance silicon carbide FETs in a TO-247-4L 4-pin Kelvin Sense package option. Based on an efficient cascode configuration, this new series provides designers with very fast switching, high-power devices in a package capable of high-power dissipation.

The Kelvin … Read More → "UnitedSiC introduces Kelvin connection parts into UF3C “FAST” FET series"

u-blox partners with Arvento to develop multi-purpose people and asset tracker

Thalwil, Switzerland – December 4, 2018 – u-blox (SIX:UBXN), a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies, has announced a successful partnership with Arvento Mobile Systems (https://www.arvento.com/en), a Turkey-based top leading fleet telematics company, to develop a compact people and asset tracking device with a long battery life. The Arvento Treyki Mini has eight operating modes, including special settings for tracking … Read More → "u-blox partners with Arvento to develop multi-purpose people and asset tracker"

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