European Industry News

Thales to Equip French Forces With Spy'Ranger Mini Reconnaissance UAVs

Thales’ latest-generation Spy’Ranger mini surveillance and reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has been chosen by the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) to equip the French forces. Up to 70 mini-UAV reconnaissance systems (SMDR) will be made available from 2018. Each system consists of three mini-UAVs, a ground segment and the associated technical support.


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Rohde & Schwarz Presents OTA Power Measurement Solution for 5G

OTA Power Measurement Solution for 5G

The R&S NRPM OTA power measurement solution is the first solution for measuring transmit power over the air interface for 5G and wireless gigabit components. The solution enables users working in development and production to calibrate the output power of the antenna on a DUT and to test the DUT's beamforming function. Base stations, access points, wireless devices and radio modules use phased array antennas to transmit 5G and wireless gigabit radio signals. Beamforming is used to control the direction of radiation of the transmit antenna in order to maximize the power level at the receiver.


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Maxim Announces Industry’s First Remote Tuner Solution with Single Hardware Platform

Using the remote tuner solution from Maxim Integrated Products Inc., designers can significantly simplify the head unit design of a vehicle and reduce cables. The MAX2175 RF to Bits tuner within the solution eliminates the need to rework the vehicle’s hardware to support worldwide radio standards, allowing updates by simply changing the vehicle’s software.


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Wireless Telecom Group Announces European Distribution Partnership with AR Europe

Wireless Telecom Group Inc. announced an agreement with AR Europe for the distribution of its Boonton Electronics and Noisecom products throughout Europe.  AR Europe’s RF expertise and instrumentation experience along with their sales and distribution reach will place the full Boonton and Noisecom product portfolios of RF power meters, USB power sensors, and noise generation devices in front of design and test engineers, system integrators, and field service technicians across Europe.


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