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The VITA 67.0, 67.1 and 67.2 standards, which define the RF connector modules for implementation within the OpenVPX™ architecture, have been ratified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). TE Connectivity's (TE) RF connector modules, which meet these new standards, have been designed for high-reliability, high-density aerospace and defense applications that meet the vibration, environmental and corrosion resistance requirements of VITA 47.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the 34450A 5½ digit Benchtop Digital Multimeter, designed to turbocharge electronic test and measurement applications for industrial and educational use.
Pronghorn Solutions, a low cost high performance instrument company announces the PHS – 5000 family of fast tuning USB controlled microwave frequency synthesizers.
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.
Pentek Inc.announced rackmount additions to its Talon® RF/IF signal recording and playback systems. The Model RTS 2707 rackmount system, and Model RTR 2747 rugged rackmount system, offer recording and playback of RF/IF signals up to 700 MHz with signal bandwidths up to 200 MHz.
Pasternack Enterprises Inc., an ISO 9001:2008 manufacturer and global supplier of RF and microwave products, expands inventory of in-series and between-series SMP and Mini SMP adapters for millimeter wave applications.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., a fabless provider of high-performance radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs), announced from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona it has expanded its DuNE™ Digitally Tunable Capacitor (DTC) product line with six second-generation devices for antenna tuning in 4G LTE smartphones.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. announced from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that the company is collaborating with Intel on the latest generation of its popular DuNE™ tuning technology offering for Intel’s LTE platform reference design.
Analog Devices Inc. introduced the AD9675 8-channel ultrasound analog front end (AFE) with on-chip RF decimator and JESD204B serial interface, designed for mid- to high-end portable and cart-based medical and industrial ultrasound systems.
Anritsu Co. introduces multi-band receivers for its Link Master drive test tools that offer field engineers, technicians and consultants a complete drive test system for locating interference and ensuring optimum wireless network operation.
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