Tektronix, Inc., a leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, announced the industry’s first wireless lab instrument management solution for quickly setting up and efficiently managing basic electronics engineering laboratories at colleges and universities.
Thales has been awarded a contract to supply the Qatar Armed Forces with a military satellite communications system. The ground segment supplied will provide Qatari ground and naval forces with a long-range communications capability to enhance national security and protect vital interests.
Watch episode 24 (Oct 24, 2014) of the bi-weekly industry update video series, Frequency Matters. In episode 24 (Oct 24, 2014) MWJ editors Kristen Anderson and Gary Lerude discuss the articles and products in our October issue as well as upcoming trade shows. In industry news, they highlight the twist in Globalfoundries acquiring IBM’s semiconductor business and why RF revenue is growing so strongly at Freescale and NXP.
Keysight Technologies, Inc. introduced the Keysight EEsof EDA 5G Baseband Exploration Library. Providing ready-to-use reference signal processing intellectual property (IP) for 5G technology research, this industry-first library dramatically increases productivity for system architects and baseband physical layer designers.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.,an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that a family of groundbreaking diversity receive modules (DRx) for LTE smartphones is currently ramping with several tier-one manufacturers.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES plans to acquire IBM's global commercial semiconductor technology business, including intellectual property, world-class technologists and technologies related to IBM Microelectronics, subject to completion of applicable regulatory reviews.
Bird Technologies introduced the model 7022 statistical RF power sensor, the only thruline RF power measurement device that provides the statistical analysis capability required to accurately characterize the RF power characteristics of any digitally-modulated signal employed in wireless communications systems.