Qorvo® introduced a complete system on chip (SoC) for smart home devices that delivers multi-protocol support with best-in-class power consumption. The GP695 integrates IEEE 802.15.4, ZigBee® 3.0, Thread and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) for sensors and actuators throughout the home.
Qorvo®, a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, is helping to advance smart home networking with a radio chip and software that significantly expand the ability of consumers to control their homes with spoken commands.
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the U.S. Army Research Office have developed a way to integrate novel functional materials onto a computer chip, allowing the creation of new smart devices and systems.
Anritsu Co. announces it has met the GCF Test Platform Approval Criteria (TPAC) and its LTE-Advanced RF/RRM Conformance Test System (CTS) ME7873LA is the world’s first GCF-approved platform providing both RF and RRM TPACs for three downlink carrier aggregation (3DL CA) RF Conformance Tests. Anritsu holds the largest number of GCF TPACs for WI-231, enabling 3CC CA certification of devices for GCF. This leadership position was reached based on approvals gained at the recent CAG#46 meeting held April 26-27, 2016 in New Jersey.
Ethertronics, a leader in ultra-high performance smart antenna system solutions, announced it has expanded its portfolio of active antenna RF switches with the industry’s highest linearity for LTE smartphones, devices and other Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
Keysight Technologies, Inc. announced it will demonstrate the industry’s first integrated, millimeter wave design validation and manufacturing solution for 802.11ad standard at Mobile World Congress, Hall 1, Booth 1E10, Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Feb. 22-25.
Mobile Experts released a new report on Wi-Fi Semiconductors, highlighting the trends in combo chips, SoCs, power amplifiers, LNAs, switches, and Front End Modules (FEMs). The report covers both access point hardware and client devices, with detailed information regarding the trends to higher levels of integration, higher level MIMO, new standards, and changes in semiconductor process technologies.
Keysight Technologies Inc. announced the addition of GSM, GPRS, EGPRS and TD-SCDMA, HSPA test capabilities to the E7515A UXM wireless test set. With these enhancements, UE developers can validate their multi-format LTE devices within a single UXM test set.
Pulse Electronics Corp. announces the release of a family of six new ultra-low profile SMT shielded inductors for compact point-of-load and mobile devices. With mounted height profiles of 1.0 to 3.2 mm, these inductors are ideal for today's mobile computing, home automation, portable POS and other small handheld devices.