Anritsu Co. announced it will feature a sophisticated, cloud-based connected car system for fleet tracking developed by the University of Hertfordshire in the UK using Anritsu network simulation technology in its stand (Hall 6/6F40) at Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), to be held March 2-5 in Barcelona.
Harris Corp. and Exelis, Inc. announced a definitive agreement under which Harris will acquire Exelis in a cash and stock transaction valued at $23.75 per share, or an approximately $4.75 billion enterprise value. The agreement has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies. The transaction is expected to close in June 2015 and is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory and Exelis shareholder approval.
National Instruments (NI) announced Q4 revenue of $333 million, up 11 percent year-over-year. The company's total orders were up 13 percent for the quarter with orders under $20,000 up 5 percent year-over-year; orders between $20,000 and $100,000 up 13 percent year-over-year; and orders above $100,000 up 36 percent year-over-year. In Q4 2014, NI recognized $7 million in revenue from its largest customer, compared with $4 million recognized in Q4 2013.
Dr. Ian Gresham, Anokiwave Distinguished Fellow of Technology has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for technical leadership in commercial automotive radar sensors.
Semtech Corp., a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, announced it has teamed up with Link Labs, a wireless connectivity product design company based near Washington, DC, for the LL-LP-20 radio module featuring Semtech’s LoRa™ long distance radio transceiver technology.
Molex Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions, announced it has signed a definitive agreement as a strategic partner and investor in Chicago-based NuCurrent, a developer of wireless power antenna technology.
Intel and IBM will present dueling approaches to the development of FinFET technology for the 14 nm technology node in two late-news papers to be given at this year's IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting(IEDM), December 15-17, 2014 in San Francisco, Calif.
Envelope Tracking (ET) adoption rates will soar according to a new forecast analysis published today by the global ET chip company, Nujira Ltd. The company's research predicts that the total market for ET will exceed 4 billion units a year by 2018, representing a $3 billion market opportunity over the next five years as ET becomes ubiquitous across the 4G smartphone market.