Industry News

The Wireless Home Office (Finally) Approaches

After a long wait, the first stage of what will become the “wireless home office” is arriving. Some home office ultra-wideband (UWB) products are now hitting retailers’ shelves and more are expected by the end of the year. These are mainly in the wireless USB category, the first major...
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95 Million Cellular M2M Modules to Ship in 2013

Continued strong growth in M2M (machine-to-machine) communications markets will see about 95 million cellular M2M modules shipping in 2013, according to ABI Research. Of shipments to the three main segments— telematics, telemetry and wireless local loop—about 34 million devices are expected to be for telematics and 39 million for...
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Around the Circuit

Industry News In Strategy Analytics’ annual ranking of the world’s top GaAs device manufacturers, RFMD, Skyworks and TriQuint remained at the helm of the Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) industry in 2007, driving annual growth of 17 percent year-on-year. Overall, the GaAs device market was worth $3.6 B in 2007 with...
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Web Update

Test Solutions Aeroflex.com has been completely redesigned to be more user-friendly and easily accessible. The home page has been cleanly divided with an overview of Aeroflex corporate at the top, followed by entry points for either the Test Solutions or Microelectronic Solutions Groups, highlighting a featured product from each....
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New Products

New Waves: Industrial, Scientific and Medical Applications Solid-state Amplifiers AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation’s new solid-state amplifier family covers the 8 to 20 GHz frequency range. Model 5S8G20A offers 5 W of power and model 20S8G20A provides 20 W. Both models are perfect for EMC and wireless testing. Like the other...
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New Literature

MIMO Poster This poster is designed to enrich engineers’ understanding of Multiple Input, Multiple Output (MIMO), an enabling technology for communication standards that is used with WiMAX™, LTE and WLAN. This free full-color poster, “Ten Things You Should Know about MIMO,” presents MIMO operation and test methodologies, using specific...
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The Book End

RFID Design Principles Harvey Lehpamer This cutting-edge book serves as a comprehensive introduction to RFID, offering you a detailed understanding of design essentials and applications, and providing a thorough overview of management issues. By comparing RFID with WLAN and Bluetooth, this practical resource shows you how RFID technology can...
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Career Corner

Times of Challenge Also Present Opportunities In contrast with the general slow-down in the economy, the demand for wireless connectivity has created a surge in the demand for experts in RF and wireless technologies. The trend for wireless interconnect has permeated every aspect of our daily lives, from mobile...
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WiMAX Adoption Strong in the Face of Economic Turmoil

New report from WTRS identifies winning markets, drivers and challenges for WiMAX within the wider wireless broadband arena.
Fueled both by consumer demand for entertainment and communication as well as governmental regulatory and economic incentives, companies at all levels of the broadband services and infrastructure value chain are developing new technologies and enabling new services that will continue to push the US broadband market forward over the...
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Comtech Awarded $1.5 M Contract

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that its Melville, New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp. , has received $1.5 M of orders from a domestic prime contractor to supply broadband, solid-state, high power radio signal jamming amplifiers. These amplifiers, which include the latest solid-state transistor technology and provide for very broad...
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