Articles by Microwave Journal Staff

Bluetooth is Steadily Gaining Market

In the midst of the technology downturn, Bluetooth is steadily gaining market traction - evidenced by steady market growth in 2002 - and proving the skeptics wrong. Allied Business Intelligence (ABI) projects Bluetooth chipset shipments to increase to 33.8 M in 2002, up from 11.2 M in 2001. In...
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New Automotive Wireless Networks Study

By way of Chrysler's Uconnect system, 2002 will mark the introduction of an automotive OEM (original equipment manufacturer) Bluetooth offering. However, the question remains: what lies ahead for Bluetooth in automotive and what role is 802-11 expected to take? Bluetooth's largest automotive driver is the technology's proliferation into mobile...
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Northrop Grumman and Flarion Promote Scalable Homeland Security Wireless Network

Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Information Technology (IT) sector, a leading provider of advanced IT solutions, engineering and business services for government and commercial customers, and Flarion Technologies, the architect of a mobile broadband network technology for personal computing for data and voice using the industry standard Internet Protocol (IP), announced...
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lSEVIRI to Help Nowcasting Meteorology

Successfully launched aboard the European Space Agency/European Meteorological Satellite's (EUMETSAT) Meteosat Second Generation (MSG)-1 satellite on 28 August 2002, the Astrium-sourced Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infra-Red Imager (SEVIRI) payload is set to radically upgrade the accuracy of nowcasting short-term weather forecasting for Europe, Africa and the Atlantic and Indian...
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Korea Selects BAE Systems RWR

South Korea has selected BAE Systems North America's Threat Warning and Defensive Systems business unit (Yonkers, NY) to supply it with 42 AN/ALR-56C(V)1 radar warning receivers (RWR) for use on the country's F-15K combat aircraft. Specifically configured for the F-15K, the ALR-56C(V)1 deal is valued at approximately US$58 M...
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