Harris Corp. has received a $27 million order to deliver maritime electronic warfare (EW) payloads for the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s Advanced Decoy Architecture Project (ADAP) program. The order was received during the fourth quarter of Harris’ fiscal 2016.
PHAZR, a Gigabit Wireless solutions provider, and FiberTower, the leading developer of licensed wide-area millimeter wave service solutions, announced a partnership focused on 5G millimeter wave systems development.
Keysight Technologies Inc. and National Applied Research Laboratories (NAR Labs), Taiwan, announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a strategic partnership on research and development of 5G communication technologies. Both parties are committed to working together on the 5G enabling technologies as well as prototype verification and evaluations with a goal of enhancing future Taiwan wireless communication innovations.
Genstar Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the industrial technology, software, healthcare, and financial services industries, announced the acquisition of Infinite RF Holdings Inc. (IRF), a market leading supplier of engineering grade radio frequency (RF) technology components.
Wolfspeed, A Cree Company and a leading global supplier of GaN-on-SiC high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) with best-in-class reliability, will highlight its latest industry-leading RF and microwave devices and foundry services at this year’s IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS2016), scheduled for May 22–27, 2016 in San Francisco, Calif.. The company is also supporting the IMS 2016 STEM program, and several onsite student design competitions.
NXP Semiconductors™ N.V., a worldwide leader in advanced systems solutions for the world’s new virtualized networks, and Bell Labs, the industrial research division of Nokia, announced they are the first to create and demonstrate a universal access device that can be used to combine wireline and wireless access support. The device is capable of supporting wireline (cable, DSL/copper) and wireless (LTE, 5G) standards with a single modem.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, launched SkyBlue™, a new and revolutionary enabling technology that enhances both the power capability and efficiency in LTE amplifiers and front-end solutions. Designs utilizing SkyBlue™ technology not only deliver twice the power of envelope and average power tracking systems available on the market today, but across much broader power ranges.
NXP Semiconductors N.V., a worldwide leader in the cellular infrastructure market, announced the strategic alignment following the merger of NXP and Freescale of comprehensive products and technologies to meet the complete system challenges of 5G. NXP’s comprehensive portfolio of low and high power RF technologies are being combined to address 5G demands of bandwidth, linearity, power-efficiency and small form factor solutions.
Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT), a leader in advanced digital microwave systems serving the broadcast, sports, entertainment and law enforcement markets, announced it has been acquired by xG Technology Inc. (xG), a leader in providing critical wireless communications for use in challenging operating environments.