RF Micro Devices Inc. announced the expansion of the company's entry solutions product portfolio to include multiple new solutions for 2G and 3G entry smartphones. The new RF solutions are designed to solve the increasingly complex RF requirements of entry-level 2G and 3G smartphones related to cost, band count, and thermal dissipation.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it has secured a reference design with Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) for smart energy, industrial and networking applications including electric/gas/water meters, street lighting, telematic and tracking systems.
Laird Technologies Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, announced it has expanded its EMI Metals product line with SMD Grounding Contacts. The EMI product line is a core piece of Laird’s value proposition to deliver solutions for today’s smaller, more advanced electronics. As part of Laird Performance Materials (LPM), these products provide vital protection for a wide range of high-performance electronic devices.
PCTEL Inc., a leader in simplifying wireless and site solutions for private and public networks, announced that it would combine the Antenna Products Group and Connected Solutions into PCTEL Connected Solutions. Jeff Miller, who has been promoted to President, Connected Solutions will manage that group's sales, marketing, product and business development, and engineering.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, introduced a family of highly efficient front-end solutions for smart water and gas metering applications. Skyworks’ front-end solutions enable significant size and cost reduction. In addition, many of Skyworks’ front-end solutions allow for plug-and-play functionality, drastically reducing the design time for new products. To date, Skyworks’ solutions are being utilized by 40 tier-one utility and smart energy providers throughout Europe.