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Industrial IoT benefits to triple number of connected industrial control devices

According to ABI Research the increasing adoption of IoT within industrial settings will result in a substantial growth of the number of connected industrial devices, in particular industrial control devices like PLCs. The research firm estimates that over the period from 2014 to 2020, the number of connected industrial controllers will triple; growing at an average rate of 20 percent. 

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API Technologies receives $1.6M filter solutions order for electronic warfare application

API Technologies Corp., a leading provider of high performance RF/microwave, power and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, announced the receipt of a new $1.6 million award to provide microwave filters and switched filters to a leading global defense company. These high reliability filters will be used in a major airborne electronic warfare (EW) platform.

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Skyworks powers leading gaming platforms

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets announced that its front-end modules, low noise amplifiers, switches and power detectors are being utilized across the world’s foremost gaming platforms such as the Sony PlayStation®, Nintendo Wii™ and Microsoft Xbox. Skyworks has been delivering RF solutions across nearly all gaming platforms for several generations.

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Qualcomm edges Broadcom to ABI Research's GNSS IC vendor competitive assessment

ABI Research’s GNSS IC vendor matrix concluded that, overall, Qualcomm is the leading GPS IC vendor, followed by Broadcom in second place, and CSR in third. The vendor matrix compares companies on 15 criteria across the broader categories of GNSS Innovation and Implementation. Qualcomm’s domination of cellular GPS IC shipments courtesy of its embedded platform strategy, coupled with its strong IZat and Gimbal platforms means it is well placed to remain at the top in 2013/14.

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Silvus announces new contract under DARPA 100 Gb/s RF Backbone program

Silvus Technologies Inc. has been awarded a contract under DARPA STO’s 100 Gb/s RF Backbone (100G) program. The total dollar value of this 20 month Phase I contract is approximately $3.7 M. As a final deliverable of this Phase I contract Silvus is to demonstrate a MIMO system capable of multiplexing 8 independent streams each carrying 1 Gbps data over a line of sight wireless range above 50 km.

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