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ASC Signal released new redundancy technology and product options designed to provide simplified, seamless switching of virtually any active radio frequency component on the company’s fixed and transportable Earth station antennas. Additionally, these new capabilities support virtually any antenna system, regardless of manufacturer, when used in conjunction with ASC’s antenna controller products.
According to Ericsson, 85 percent of the world's population will have internet coverage via 3G by 2017 and there will be close to nine billion mobile subscriptions, compared to six billion by the end of 2011.
Custom MMIC, a developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), is offering two new devices from its growing MMIC design library. The CMD157 (die) and CMD157P3 (packaged) are GaAs MMIC low-noise amplifiers (LNAs) for applications from 6 to 18 GHz.
UltraSource Inc., a supplier of custom thin film circuits and ceramic interconnect devices, announced the new CopperVia™, based on the existing patented UltraVia™ process. The CopperVia will be introduced at 2012 IEEE MTT-S IMS, June 19 - 22nd at booth 2802. UltraSource’s new CopperVia process fills vias with pure copper material to provide a low cost, highly conductive, extremely reliable electrical and thermal path in ceramic thin film substrates. Like its sister technology, UltraVia, the CopperVia virtually eliminates epoxy or solder bleed-through while maximizing thermal and electrical conductivity and reliability.
Harris Corp. has been awarded a two-year, $19 million contract by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Information and Technology to create a wireless network infrastructure for medical centers nationwide.
Aviat Networks Inc., a leading expert in microwave networking solutions, announced that it has joined the Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance as an active sponsor along with a community of leading operators and manufacturers in the mobile industry. The company will also be showcasing its latest LTE proven products at the NGMN Industry Conference, which will be held June 13-15, in San Francisco, California.
A new technology platform from leading design and development firm Cambridge Consultants is enabling wireless devices such as radio microphones and intercoms to deliver high-quality audio within international license-free radio bands – even in mega-stadiums. It means Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT) can now provide the same range in a large arena as it does in open spaces – typically more than 100 meters – without the problem of interference when there is a high concentration of devices.
Analog Devices Inc. has appointed Somshubhro (Som) Pal Choudhury as managing director for operations in India. Pal Choudhury will manage Analog Devices’ presence in the country specifically defining and executing strategies to expand business by further developing and strengthening ADI’s relationships with strategic customers, the government and local universities.
GigOptix, Inc., a leading fabless supplier of semiconductor and optical components that enable high speed information streaming, announced that it will showcase its portfolio of wideband and E-band solutions at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS2012) in Montreal, Canada on June 17-22, 2012.
Azimuth announced its new Wi-Fi Performance Test Suite, the first component in the Azimuth Data Offload and Connectivity Solution Family. It provides an automated test plan for Wi-Fi performance and connectivity testing that exceeds the basics of Wi-Fi Alliance® certification testing.
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