Coilcraft CPS (Critical Products and Services) has announced a new product testing and validation service to help electronics manufacturers determine the reliability, repeatability and/or compliance of the electronic components and assemblies they manufacture or procure.
Worldwide broadband CPE device shipments totalled 144.9 million in 2012. Continuous growth in broadband adoption as well as upgrading to better quality services among existing broadband users will allow continuous growth in the broadband CPE market. ABI Research expects 149.4 million broadband CPE devices including modems, wired routers, and gateways will be shipped in 2013.
Laser Direct Structuring (LDS), a process patented by LPKF, is increasingly used in the manufacturing of complex antennas for mobile phones or tablet PCs. As the popularity of this technology increases, so has the number of infringements on this patent, which grants the laser technology specialist LPKF exclusive rights to the LDS process.
Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, announced that it has further demonstrated its protocol test case leadership with the first LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) carrier aggregation (CA) test case verification submissions to RAN5. These submissions were based on initial verifications originally submitted by Anite to RAN5 in April of 2013. This key achievement is a stepping stone toward validation, leading to the inclusion of these test cases in both GCF and PTCRB device certification requirements.
Anite, a global leader in wireless testing technology, announced that, by working in close collaboration with leading chipset manufacturers, it has achieved peak data rates with commercial devices for LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) carrier aggregation.
Quality is making a comeback as world markets recognize the superiority of US-manufactured RF connectors and cable assemblies. Nowhere is this more evident than at Coaxicom, a Florida-based manufacturer and supplier of high-quality RF microwave products, who continues to gain market share in its 28th year of business. Following an industry epidemic of counterfeit products being shipped from overseas sources, engineers have expanded their focus from pure price consideration to assuring delivery from reputable resources.
Rakon, a leading global provider of frequency control solutions, and Symmetricom® Inc., a worldwide leader in precision time and frequency, announced that Rakon has joined Symmetricom’s SyncWorld® Ecosystem Program.
Texas Instruments Inc. (TI), leading the industry with the most complete wireless connectivity portfolio for embedded applications, announced that the CC2538 is the industry’s first ZigBee® wireless network processor to offer the three most popular ZigBee standards for one end-device (ZigBee Smart Energy™, ZigBee Home Automation™ and ZigBee Light Link™). Now a single end-equipment can support these three standards, offering a seamless user experience with fast switching between each standard making it seem like concurrent operation.
While microwave and millimeter wave high-power vacuum electron devices (VEDs) remain “below the radar” of many industry observers, the total available market (TAM) for this segment is nearly $1 billion in 2012.