TE Connectivity Ltd. , a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announced its Raychem matched impedance splices for aerospace applications. Designed to comply with MIL-PRF-32517 standard, the splices solve the problem of costly removal and replacement of damaged coaxial cable by allowing fast, easy in situ repairs that maintain characteristic impedance and other electrical properties of the system.
Responding to strong demand for energy-and-cost efficient Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity in the U.S., SIGFOX, the world’s leading provider of dedicated IoT connectivity, announced it will expand deployment of its network in 100 cities across the country in 2016.
ABI Research, the leader in transformative technology innovation market intelligence, finds that smart home, beacon, wearable, and other nascent IoT applications including energy management and smart cities are to propel the wireless IoT connectivity market forward. The market’s trend toward multi-protocol connectivity IC adoption will ease development time, boost scale, and reduce complexity and cost for manufacturers across these different sectors in the years ahead.
Texas Instruments (TI) announced the availability of the next device in the SimpleLink™ ultra-low power platform, designed to help customers easily add ultra-low power, long-range connectivity to their IoT designs. The new SimpleLink Sub-1 GHz CC1310 wireless microcontrollers (MCUs) offers up to 20 years of battery life for building and factory automation, alarm and security, smart grid and wireless sensor network applications.
Infineon Technologies has opened a new building complex in Villach, Austria for production, research and development where the focus is on designing the development and production environment according to the principles of Industry 4.0.
Qorvo® Inc. announced two new 802.11p solutions optimized for high-performance networking in the connected car. Qorvo's 801.11p power amplifier (PA) enhances car-to-car and car-to-infrastructure communication, analysis and data exchange, helping manufacturers to develop 802.11 systems and applications that enhance automotive safety and improve the driving experience.