To help manufacturers easily add Wi-Fi® and dual-mode Bluetooth® to embedded applications,Texas Instruments (TI) announced the WiLink™ 8 combo connectivity modules, which supports Wi-Fi in the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands.
Texas Instruments Inc. announced the election of Haviv Ilan to senior vice president of High Performance Analog (HPA), succeeding Steve Anderson, who will now lead TI Analog overall. Ilan is responsible for managing an extensive portfolio of amplifiers, data converters and interface products, as well as medical and high-reliability products.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES plans to acquire IBM's global commercial semiconductor technology business, including intellectual property, world-class technologists and technologies related to IBM Microelectronics, subject to completion of applicable regulatory reviews.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc., a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, today announced at EuMW 2014 inRome, Italy, its MAMX-011023 low noise active mixer is available for sampling immediately. The highly anticipated market arrival of the 4-23 GHz MAMX-011023 discrete mixer gives system designers unrivaled flexibility to target a wide range of applications with a single mixer component.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces the UltraCMOS® PE42722, a high-linearity RF switch that enables a dual upstream/downstream band architecture in cable customer premises equipment (CPE) devices. By using a dual-band architecture, multi-service operators (MSOs) have the flexibility to offer their customers new and expanded services while CPEs can comply with the new DOCSIS 3.1 cable industry standard.
RFMD, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, unveiled 11 new amplifiers of which six are gallium nitride-(GaN) based products to support the requirements of the new data over cable service interface specification (DOCSIS) 3.1.
RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for a pair of 5 GHz power amplifiers designed for 802.11a/n/ac WLAN applications. TriQuint’s TQP5523 and TQP5525are fully integrated modules with internal matching on both input and output ports.