Ted Rappaport, founding director of NYU WIRELESS and a leading proponent of using the millimeter wave spectrum for wireless communications, discusses the FCC's recent rulemaking actions and technology developments that are paving the way to 5G.
Lake Shore is now taking orders for immediate shipment for a new 4-channel option card for its Model 336 and Model 350 temperature controllers. These best-selling models are used in low-temperature physics research in university and commercial labs around the world. The new, inexpensive card increases the utility of the Model 336 and Model 350 controllers by doubling the number of inputs.
Analog Devices Inc. unveiled the newest addition to its line of FPGA development platform-compatible FPGA mezzanine cards (FMC) incorporating JEDEC JESD204B SerDes (serializer/de-serializer) technology today. Digital and analog designers can use the AD9250-FMC-250EBZ kit to simplify and rapidly prototype high-speed JESD204B A/D converter-to-FPGA platforms.
ABI Research forecasts 8.6 billion smart cards will ship in 2013; a combined number spanning all smart card markets. Of total shipments, 16 percent are forecasted to use a contactless interface, rising to 30 percent in 2018. Government ID, transportation and ticketing, and payment cards continue strong double-digit growth in contactless adoption.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the immediate availability of its 2012 Supplier Line Card. The updated, expanded Line Card features a section of 'Suppliers by Product Category' matrix tables that offers at-a-glance reference of supplier devices in the following categories: