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Ethertronics, a leading technology company enabling innovative antenna and RF system solutions to deliver the best connected experience, announced that the company achieved a more than 50 percent increase in revenue from 2011 to 2012, reinforcing its continued growth in the global market. The company’s solutions are now integrated in more than 1,000 product designs. In addition to its continued momentum in providing products to OEMs worldwide, Ethertronics achieved major milestones in 2012 related to the diversification of its business.
Skyworks introduces a highly efficient, broadband, 13 dB gain, GaAs HBT drive amplifier in a small 2 x 2 millimeter quad flat, no lead package. The SKY67130-396LF draws less than 23 mA at 3.3 V, while achieving +39 dBm OIP3, providing the market with a very compelling, high linearity solution. On-die active bias design ensures consistent performance and unconditional stability.
Based on 2012 shipment data, where cellular module revenues grew 21 percent YoY, ABI Research expects to see a further increase in shipments, reaching nearly 100 million units by 2015.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced a new video, "8x8 LTE MIMO Analysis - N7109A Signal Analyzer - 89600 VSA - SystemVue." See how new 8x8 MIMO simulation and measurement capabilities help LTE basestation designers stay ahead of rapidly evolving LTE standards test requirements.
A new white paper from AWR, “Understanding and Correctly Predicting Critical Metrics for Wireless RF Links,” highlights the advantages of using Visual System Simulator™ (VSS) RF system simulation software for detailed insight into the full performance of an RF link in next-generation wireless products.
In 4Q-2012, the LTE subscription in Asia-Pacific has increased by 60.92 percent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ), reaching 34.6 million. ABI Research expects that the LTE subscription market will continue to grow rapidly in 2013 to reach 72.1 million. “The operators in South Korea have aggressively promoted LTE since launch.
Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced its new E6607C EXT wireless communications test set, featuring an integrated multiport adapter for cost-effective, high-volume wireless device manufacturing test. Optimized for testing multiple devices simultaneously, the EXT-C with integrated multiport adapter enables up to 3x gain in effective test throughput (vs. the EXT-B) for less than 1.3x the price.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, is ramping several antenna tuning products with leading smartphone manufacturers. Skyworks’ devices are meeting the market demand for tunable antennas which dramatically improve performance by increasing data throughput, reducing dropped calls and minimizing the antenna footprint needed for today’s multiband LTE smartphones.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces availability and full design support capabilities for a range of new, high efficiency, fourth generation antennas from Taoglas USA Inc. (Taoglas).
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