As the passenger demand for quick and easy access to in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) increases, aircraft IFEC systems need to provide faster data transmission over longer distances. W. L. Gore & Associates and Kontron – a global manufacturer of embedded computer modules, boards and systems – are working together to successfully meet these growing demands.
RFMW Ltd. announced that Josh Levine has been promoted to the position of director of operations - sales and product management. Mr. Levine has served in sales and product management roles for the last nine years.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, introduces two new UltraCMOS® RF switches that expand its existing portfolio of solutions for automotive applications
Focus Microwaves of Montreal, Quebec announced that it has acquired the Pulsed IV and Bias-Tee lines of AURIGA Microwave, of Chelmsford, Mass. Focus also hired key Auriga personnel, in order to support customers, fulfill existing and pending pulse system orders and to push further product development.
Pasternack Enterprises, Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, releases their 2014 RF product guide. The company’s latest 264 page catalog contains thousands of in-stock Pasternack products such as RF cable assemblies, an expanded portfolio of RF amplifiers, 60 GHz systems and modules and hundreds of other passive and active RF components, all available for same-day shipping worldwide.
Avago Technologies and LSI Corp. announced that Avago has completed its acquisition of LSI Corp. for $11.15 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $6.6 billion. The acquisition creates a highly diversified semiconductor market leader with approximately $5 billion in projected annual revenues.
Mentor Graphics Corp. announced the first phase of a new systems design enterprise platform to address today’s printed circuit board (PCB) systems challenges of increased complexity, changing team demographics, and systems-aware design requirements. The Mentor Graphics Xpedition™ platform significantly simplifies and accelerates the development of the industry’s most challenging designs. By combining an intuitive design environment with designer-driven automation, the Xpedition platform addresses the changing responsibilities of designers, including global team-based organizations, so that users can perform at expert levels for optimum productivity. The result is shortened product development cycles, minimized design re-spins, and improved product quality. The first phase of the launch announces new Xpedition PCB layout technology.