Qualcomm Inc. and TDK Corp. announced an agreement to form a joint venture to enable delivery of RF front-end (RFFE) modules and RF filters into fully integrated systems for mobile devices and fast-growing business segments, such as Internet of Things (IoT), drones, robotics, automotive applications and more, under the name RF360 Holdings Singapore PTE. Ltd.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, introduced its next generation solutions for smart energy and industrial, scientific and medical markets.
Skyworks introduces a highly integrated, 5 GHz 802.11ac/n front-end module for mobile platforms including smartphones and tablets. The fully matched SKY85716-11 FEM incorporates a 5 GHz single-pole, double-throw transmit/receive switch, a 5 GHz low noise amplifier with bypassand a 5 GHz power amplifier.
MIPI® Alliance, an international organization that develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries, announced an updated version of its MIPI RF Front-End Control Interface for mobile devices: MIPI® Alliance Specification for RF Front-End Control Interface (RFFE), Version 2.0.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, teams with Murata to announce the 2015 UltraCMOS® Global 1 Initiative. The campaign launches with the UltraCMOS Global 1 PE56500 product demo at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Hall 2, Meeting Room 2A28MR. This new initiative seamlessly integrates the PE56500 all-CMOS RF front-end solution and Murata filters.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, announced that it is ramping front-end modules, wireless connectivity switches, power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers and power management solutions for streaming media and smart TV applications supporting OEMs such as Roku, Google, Amazon and Samsung.
TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, announced that it has qualified Migdal HaEmek (Fab 2) capacity for RF SOI switch and bulk CMOS controller process platforms to augment its existing factory in Newport Beach, Calif. and support the growing demand for RF front-end modules.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets announced that it has unveiled its second-generation SkyOne™ platforms. SkyOne™ is a family of fully optimized, scalable devices that integrate all of the high-performance RF and analog content between the transceiver and antenna into the industry’s smallest footprint.
Doodle Labs is proud to announce the industry first Prism family of full duplex front-end subsystems (FES). The Prism FES dramatically improves the operating range; receive sensitivity and interference rejection characteristics of the wireless adapters used in many wireless communication standards like WLAN. These field proven front-end subsystems shorten the design and regulatory certification time and enable System Integrators to quickly introduce modems operating in different frequency bands.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it is partnering with Wistron NeWeb Corp., a leading ODM in Asia and supplier of connected home solutions for a number of branded OEMs. WNC is leveraging Skyworks’ power management and ZigBee® front-end modules for several of their low-power RF devices that, among other things, allows consumers to turn lights on and off, automate appliances, monitor security cameras and control other things around the home from anywhere via their smartphone.