Analog Devices, Inc. introduced a suite of comprehensive development kits enabling manufacturers of industrial equipment to easily add remote sensing and monitoring capabilities to their Internet of Things and Big Data products via a scalable wireless network.
Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for four new RF GaN on SiC power transistors from TriQuint. The T1G4004532 is a 45 W (P3 dB, at 3.3 GHz) discrete GaN on SiC HEMT that operates from DC to 3.5 GHz, offers gain of 16.5 dB (typical) at 3.3 GHz, with an operating voltage of 32 V. It is offered in flanged and flangeless packages.
According to ABI Research, the pieces of the carrier Wi-Fi puzzle are falling into place as the standardization process speeds up with the recent updates on Hotspot 2.0 and commercial Next Generation Hotspot deployments counting more than 12 networks worldwide—implementing Cisco and Ruckus equipment.
The R&S RTM-K15 history and segmented memory option expands the maximum memory depth of the R&S RTM bench oscilloscope from Rohde & Schwarz to an unprecedented 460 Msample per channel. The segmented memory has a variable depth ranging from 10 ksample to 20 Msample, enabling acquisition of up to 45,000 individual waveform segments.
BAE Systems and Dassault Aviation along with industrial partners have been awarded a £120 million two-year contract by the UK and French governments to help define the Franco-British requirement for a Future Combat Air System programme.
Keysight Technologies Inc. announced it will provide single vendor service solutions for a broad range of multi-vendor products. The services include calibration of physical, dimensional and optical products; training; and company-wide support.
Raytheon Co. announced that it has acquired Blackbird Technologies, a leading provider of persistent surveillance, secure tactical communications and cybersecurity solutions to the Intelligence Community (IC) and special operations market.