Cavendish Kinetics, the leader in high-performance RF MEMS tuning solutions, announced that its SmarTune™ antenna tuning solution is gaining significant traction in the LTE smartphone market, after the first OEM adopted Cavendish’s SmarTune solution at the end of 2014. Now shipping in five different smartphone models, the new design wins address difficult LTE spectrum band combinations, especially the 2 GHz band required in the Chinese market and the 700/800 MHz bands required by many European and North American operators.
Keysight Technologies, Inc. affirmed its technology leadership in 5G wireless research with their mmWave channel-sounding measurement demonstration at Mobile World Congress. Channel sounding for the mmWave frequency band is one of the critical steps required to enable 5G data rates, spectrum flexibility and ultra-broad bandwidth.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, teams with Murata to announce the 2015 UltraCMOS® Global 1 Initiative. The campaign launches with the UltraCMOS Global 1 PE56500 product demo at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Hall 2, Meeting Room 2A28MR. This new initiative seamlessly integrates the PE56500 all-CMOS RF front-end solution and Murata filters.
Anritsu Co. announced it has developed a turnkey small cell manufacturing test solution with Cavium Inc. that also supports technologies such as cellular, WLAN 802.11ac, Bluetooth®, ZigBee (802.15.4), and location-based services (LBS). Leveraging the flexible MT8870A Universal Test Set platform, Anritsu is addressing the growing need for small cell test solutions that can lower the cost of test and speed time to market of next-generation wireless chipsets and devices.
API Technologies Corp., a leading provider of high performance RF, microwave, millimeter wave solutions, announced that its Quad Transmit Receive Modules (QTRMs), part of the company’s Active Antenna Array Unit (AAAU) solution for AESA radar, is now available as a stand-alone module. API’s QTRMs offer the industry’s first stackable building block solution for E-Scan (electronically scanned) radar.
GigOptix Inc., a leading supplier of advanced high speed semiconductor components for use in long-haul, metro, cloud and data center connectivity, consumer electronics and interactive applications, announced its newest linear quad-channel modulator driver, the GX62476, for low-power coherent metro applications.
CST EMC STUDIO contains a toolkit of proven solver technology for the study of EMC effects, with general purpose 3D modules for time and frequency domain simulation alongside more specialized solvers. In particular, it includes the 3D transmission line matrix (TLM) method solver, which implements technology that simplifies numerical EMC analysis, such as compact models and octree meshing.
Global connectivity supplier HUBER+SUHNER unveils its new high speed digital testing solutions at DesignCon 2015. The company has chosen the Santa Clara event for the global launch of its MPX50 precision multicoax connector solution which combines the highest density, lowest loss and highest performance characteristics for cutting edge data rate testing in one testing solution.
Alvarion Technologies, a global provider of wireless solutions including Wi-Fi, Point-to-Point and Point-to-Multi-Point, announced their BreezeULTRA P6000 was awarded certification by the internationally recognized MiCOM Labs for Japan’s Technical Regulations Conformity Certification of Specified Radio equipment.