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Private member's bill targets mast plans
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A private member's bill, tabled by Labour MP Frank Field, could hamper network operators' plans to roll out 3G networks.
Innovating the HP way...
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It may now be a moot point, with Walter stopped in the courts, but Steve Ohr's editorial about the HP-Compaq merger in the April 15th issue of PA magazine touched some nerves in the engineering community.
US-Canadian team builds molecular spin valve
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A joint US-Canadian research team has built a molecular spin valve, analogous to the larger, metal-based devices now being investigated for use in magnetic memories.
Reconfigurable niche 'will be the norm in three years'
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In three years, half of the design teams working with embedded systems are likely to have adopted some form of reconfigurable hardware to help deal with changing project demands and delay expensive hardware decisions as long as possible.
Partnerships sought for smooth rollout of 3G in Northern Ireland
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It is important that partnerships should be sought between local communities, the telecoms industry and the Department of the Environment to ensure the smooth rollout of 3G and the erection of future telecoms masts in Northern Ireland. This is the advice of Dermot Nesbitt, minister of the environment.
Nokia and IBM join to develop WLAN applications
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Nokia and IBM have formed a partnership to develop wireless lan (WLAN) applications. Under the terms of the agreement, IBM will offer installation and consulting services while Nokia will provide infrastructure.
Network fears from Marconi jobs cull
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The Marconi jobs cull is raising serious questions over the company's commitment to the traditional telecoms access market and the maintenance of the UK's backbone exchanges.
50 jobs go at AT&T Labs
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AT&T Laboratories in Cambridge has closed after 16 years. The company decided at the end of last year to sell the labs as part of a series of cost-cutting measures. But a suitable buyer could not be found, largely because of a lack of agreement on how to split its considerable intellectual property rights.
Unexpected explosions from nanotube research
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Nanotubes could be the future of electronics once silicon runs out of steam. But some of them may be a bit too unstable to use.
OC-48 classification engine
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The PAX.port 2500 classification processor performs content inspection and regular expression matching in OC-48 networking equipment designs.
Traffic-engineering software package
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A traffic-engineering package has been added to the OptiRoute software suite.
Network fears from Marconi jobs cull
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The Marconi jobs cull is raising serious questions over the company's commitment to the traditional telecoms access market and the maintenance of the UK's backbone exchanges.
Single, Dual EMI filters
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The NZF220TT1 single and NZF220DFT1 dual EMI filters are aimed at cellular phones, USB ports, and I/O lines in portable communication devices.
Embedding Call Monitoring in VoIP Designs
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With QoS issues plaguing VoIP systems, designers need to find ways to monitor traffic that can accurately determine voice quality. Embedded passive monitoring agents could hold the key to success.
Visibility Clear?
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Dust off those networking white papers; it's time to put theory into practice as the economic fog clears.
Convergence Processors Cleave Gordian Knot Of Multiprotocol Data
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Through the looking glass of history, it is likely to take the better part of 10 to 15 years to migrate to a predominantly packet-based network. In the meantime, convergence technologies must bridge the gap.
Memory Options Explode for Network Processors
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With options come choices, which force the designer to accurately match the design requirements against the memory's characteristics.
Processor Task Segregation Conquers Voice over IP
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While network processors are a boon to VoIP, task segregation between these processors and incumbent DSPs brings about its own problems.
Frame by ubiquitous Ethernet frame
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The tortuous evolution of Ethernet over the period spanning its inception in 1973 to 1992 was only the beginning of a long history of technological expansion that brought Ethernet as far out as the public WAN.
Mobile truths of WLANs
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A couple of weeks ago, Hans-Georg Gadamer, a dominant figure in the field of hermeneutics, which focuses on the meaning and understanding of texts, died at the ripe old age of 102.
Single-Chip 802.11a Radio is All-CMOS
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Hot on the heels of first-round financing to the tune of $15 million, Bermai Inc. (Palo Alto, Calif.) has announced details and sampling of its single-chip, all-CMOS IEEE 802.11a-compliant 5-GHz radio.
LDO regulator suits mobiles
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Microchip's TC1307 four-channel LDO regulator for mobile phone or PDA communication applications offers a maximum operating current of 80 microamps per channel, with a cumulative power consumption for all four outputs of 220-microamps.
240-W amp covers 0.8 to 3 GHz
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The 240S1G3 is a 240-watt amplifier that covers the frequency range between 0.8 and 3 GHz, suiting it for CDMA, W-CDMA, TDMA and GSM applications.
Processor Hits Network Core
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Targeting network core and Internet applications, NEC Electronics Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) has introduced the VR7701 64-bit, 400-MHz MIPS processor.
Software allows secure IP roaming
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The NetMotion Mobility Version 3.50 software allows for secure internetwork roaming between a server and its clients.
CPCI board takes VoATM to the edge
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SBS Technologies' VoABlade CompactPCI board is designed to bring voice-over-ATM functionality to edge and access networking architectures.
Differential codec I/F carried by SLICs
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The FlexiSLIC PBS38780/1 family of SLICs from Ericsson comes with a differential codec interface.
Message gateway is OS-agnostic
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The OSE Gateway provides message-passing capabilities across multiple boards in a communication infrastructure-even if different operating systems are provided per board.
D/A converters target wireless
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The ISL5x29 family of 3.3-volt D/A converters from Intersil targets wireless infrastructure.
IC monitors optical transceivers
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Dallas Semiconductor's DS1852 optical transceiver diagnostic monitor implements the enhanced monitoring features defined in the SFF-8472 MSA proposal.
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