Ampleon — formerly NXP's high performance RF segment — begins life as an independent company with a new name, spun off from NXP as part of their Freescale acquisition.
February 1, 2016
Reinier Beltman discusses the background to Ampleon’s formation and the company's strategy to increase R&D to continue product and technology development in mobile broadband while increasing activity in the emerging RF energy market.
NXP gained the LDMOS market share leader with the Freescale acquisition, selling their own high performance RF unit to avoid antitrust concerns
January 15, 2016
Paul Hart, the senior vice president and general manager of the RF power business line at NXP Semiconductors (formerly a business unit of Freescale Semiconductor) outlines the market and technology direction of the business following NXP's acquisition of Freescale.
Karolina Wikander, head of Microwave at Ericsson, expands on the company's latest edition of Microwave Towards 2020, an ongoing series on the state of the microwave business, and explains the development of wireless transmission technology required for mobile broadband capacity and coverage evolution.
Lorne Graves, chief technologist at Mercury Systems, discusses the company's expansion from embedded digital systems into RF/microwave, their commitment to open and multi-function systems and the key trends in electronic warfare.
Robert Kocis, vice president of worldwide sales and support at ANSYS, discusses how the company is addressing the changing market form industry consolidation to distributed design centers as well as IoT technology challenges.