Quintech Electronics & Communications Inc. and DEV Systemtechnik are pleased to announce the promotions of Mr. Rainer Lorger and Mr. Oliver Herzberger each to the position of co-managing director for DEV Systemtechnik. Together, they will guide the company, with Lorger focusing on administrative and sales functions, while Herzberger will head up the engineering and technology responsibilities.
Doodle Labs is excited to announce global regulatory approvals of its embedded Industrial Wi-Fi product portfolio. The transceivers have been certified as fully compliant for the US (FCC), Canada (IC) and Europe (ETSI) as DFS Master and Client devices. While Doodle Labs’ technology is known for its flexibility and customizability, these certifications provide customers with a streamlined path to release and deploy standardized, government-approved products.
Analog Devices Inc. announced the acquisition of Innovasic Inc., a leading provider of Deterministic Ethernet semiconductor and software solutions. The acquisition adds a suite of multiprotocol Industrial Ethernet solutions and key enabling technologies to ADI’s Smart Automation Solutions portfolio for industrial automation and Industrial Internet of Things (IoT).
Qualcomm Inc. and NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced a definitive agreement, unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies, under which Qualcomm will acquire NXP. Pursuant to the agreement, a subsidiary of Qualcomm will commence a tender offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of NXP for $110.00 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $47 billion.
Anritsu Co. introduced new software for its Radio Communications Analyzer MT8821C that creates the industry’s first test solution that supports evaluation of 4x4 MIMO 256 QAM RF Rx performance for all DL 3CC CA band combinations with no restrictions on frequency and signal bandwidth combinations. The new software provides wireless chipset and UE manufacturers, as well as mobile operators with a solution to conduct efficient, highly accurate carrier acceptance tests to ensure performance.
Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT) announced RapidIO® Gen3 interoperability with Xilinx UltraScale™ FPGAs, enabling a key technology for global rollout of 5G and other advanced network systems. IDT RapidIO RXS switches, coupled with Xilinx UltraScale FPGAs, deliver the essential combination of ultra-low 100ns latency interconnect and programmable computing with application-specific accelerators needed for 4G advanced and 5G programs.
Peraso Technologies Inc. announced that their WiGig USB Adapter Reference Design Kit is part of the Wi-Fi Alliance test bed for Wi-Fi CERTIFIED WiGig® and among the first products to achieve certification.
Releasing quarterly financial results, Apple reported strong demand for the new iPhone 7, exceeding manufacturing capacity. The company shipped 45.5 million iPhones during fiscal Q4, and company revenue was $46.9 billion. Apple's revenue guidance for the December quarter (fiscal Q1) is $76 billion to $78 billion.