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Radio communication analyzers offer TD-SCDMA test options
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8/31/2007   Post a comment
Anritsu Company has introduced three options for its MT8820B/MT8815B radio communication analyzers that allow for testing of TD-SCDMA 3G mobile terminals.
LXI trigger device enables precise synchronization over LAN
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8/31/2007   Post a comment
Agilent says it has launched the industry's first LXI Class B triggering device for precise instrument synchronization over LAN.
News analysis: Dell's numbers remain a mystery
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8/31/2007   Post a comment
If you want to determine Dell Inc.'s true financial condition, you may have to wait several weeks or longer.
PXI based digital functional test targets next generation circuits
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8/31/2007   Post a comment
Rohde & Schwarz has equipped the CompactTSVP production test platform withy a high-speed digital test module, the TS-PHDT with a maximum data rate of 40 MHz and a storage capacity of 1.5 Gbyte. The test module was developed in close conjunction with he RF and Automotive Business Unit of Atmel.
Driver amplifier lab instrument features front-panel control
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8/30/2007   Post a comment
Picosecond Pulse Labs has introduced the Model 8001 LABware instrument that integrates a 12 Gbits/s amplifier, a power supply, amplitude control, and crossing point control in a single instrument.
Agilent releases oscilloscope-based DDR3 compliance test software
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8/30/2007   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies claims the industry's first oscilloscope-based DDR3 compliance test application. The U7231A DDR3 test application runs on Infiniium 54850 and 80000 Series oscilloscopes.
Foxconn kick-starts Vietnam investment drive
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8/29/2007   Post a comment
Contract manufacturer Foxconn opened two factories in northern Vietnam, the first phase of a massive investment that executives said would total billions of dollars over the next few years.
Non-volatile memory is the secret star at JEDEC meeting
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8/29/2007   Post a comment
During its recent meeting series in Munich, Germany, JEDEC standards organization discussed enhancements to a series of memory-related standards. In addition, the organizations picked up the thrust in the industry towards flash-based disk drives by launching a new Solid State Disk Committee.
Process for converting leaded devices to lead free works, says study
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8/28/2007   Post a comment
A joint study conducted by E-Certa and Sanmina-SCI shows it's possible to re-use lead-containing parts by converting them to Pb-free for use in consumer-grade electronics.
Agilent adds 3D-planar electromagnetic simulation to EDA platform
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8/28/2007   Post a comment
Fully integrated with the Genesys EDA platform, Agilent's Momentum GX enables RF and microwave designers to reduce design steps and speed the design and verification process for complex RF and microwave passive circuit designs.
Green-card red tape sends valuable engineers packing
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8/28/2007   Post a comment
Disenchanted with life in immigration limbo, San Antonio resident Praveen Arumbakkam is abandoning his American dream and returning to his native India.
Letter to the editor: Concern for foreign engineers is misplaced
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8/28/2007   Post a comment
A reader takes issue with our story on foreign engineers and green-card delays.
PXI switch matrix line expands with 2-amp, 2-pole module
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8/28/2007   Post a comment
Pickering Interfaces has expanded its PXI switch matrix line by adding to its BRIC series the 40-566, a 2-amp, 2 pole switch matrix.
Foreign filers stir patent pot
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8/27/2007   Post a comment
U.S. foreign national intellectual property contributions are increasing. Their international patent application filings rose from 7.6 percent in 1998 to 25.6 percent in 2006.
U.S. export official to visit Israel
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8/24/2007   Post a comment
A senior U.S. export official will meet next week in Israel with government officials and industry executives to discuss dual-use techology exports and trade issues.
Industry association to create light vehicle bus system
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8/24/2007   Post a comment
Nonprofit organization CAN in Automation (CiA) and industry association EnergyBus agreed to jointly develop an open network for light electric vehicles (LEV). This network will meet the specific requirements of the LEV industry.
Leverage nature's forces, medical engineers told
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8/23/2007   Post a comment
Keynoters laid out two paths to innovation for engineers working in the medical sector at the annual IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society conference, exhorting them to mimic nature and drive the transition of health care to the Web.
Calibration kit measures cable loss in wireless test set-ups
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8/22/2007   Post a comment
LitePoint Corp. has released its TrueCable calibration kit which measures cable loss in precision wireless test set-ups.
New U.S. institute eyes next generation of nano engineers
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8/21/2007   Post a comment
The National Institute for Nano-Engineering (Nine) promises to engage college and university students in nanotechnology projects as a way to reinvigorate the United States' global standing in engineering and science.
RF waveform generation software supports TD-SCDMA standard
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8/21/2007   Post a comment
Keithley Instruments has released the SignalMeister Waveform Creation Software for its RF vector signal generators.
Agilent upgrades antenna modeling system with hearing-aid compatibility
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8/21/2007   Post a comment
Simulating a system with AMDS can eliminate up to 75 percent of the typical modeling and setup time required by other types of EM simulators.
Modeling tool verifies antenna systems with hearing-aid compatibility
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8/21/2007   Post a comment
Agilent has introduced the latest release of its Antenna Modeling Design System (AMDS) that incorporates new capabilities to verify that handheld wireless devices are equipped with hearing-aid compatibility.
Agilent expands fiber-optic test portfolio
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8/20/2007   Post a comment
Agilent has expanded its fiber-optic test portfolio with six new polarization analysis and control products for R&D and manufacturing of optical components and systems.
Compromise blends Ethernet, Fibre Channel
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8/20/2007   Post a comment
Rivals Brocade Communications and Cisco Systems agreed on a frame format for running Fibre Channel over Ethernet, clearing a major hurdle in the effort to develop a standard for the converged network and opening the door for work to begin on chips that implement the standard.
Letter to the editor: ZigBee bashers spreading 'propaganda'
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8/17/2007   Post a comment
A Texas Instruments executive and ZigBee Alliance member defends the wireless standard.
Singapore will host Sony's new lithium-ion battery plant
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8/16/2007   Post a comment
Sony Corp. said it will invest $97 million in a new lithium-ion polymer battery plant in Singapore, the company's first such venture in Southeast Asia.
Agilent releases HVMOS extraction tool for Synopsys HSPICE simulator
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8/15/2007   Post a comment
Agilent's new parameter extraction package for high-voltage (HV) CMOS devices is designed for its IC-CAP software platform. It enables engineers to model HV CMOS devices using Synopsys' HSPICE simulator.
Agilent delivers DisplayPort compliance test product
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8/14/2007   Post a comment
Agilent says it has introduced the industry's first DisplayPort source compliance test product that fully implements tests identified in the DisplayPort physical layer compliance specification.
AMD will extend x86 for parallelism
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8/14/2007   Post a comment
Advanced Micro Devices published the first of several plans to extend the x86 instruction set to ease the job of programming multicore processors, applying once again its formula of competing with Intel Corp. on technology by advancing the CPU architecture ahead of its larger archrival.
Judge awards Broadcom double damages in Qualcomm patent case
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8/14/2007   Post a comment
A federal judge in California has awarded Broadcom Corp. double damages totaling $39.3 million in its patent infringement case against wireless chip rival Qualcomm Inc.
Oscilloscope software tests, measures digital RF signals
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8/13/2007   Post a comment
Tektronix UWB software now runs on DPO/DSA70000 oscilloscopes to perform real-time analysis of ultra wideband RF and electrical signals.
Tek adds UWB analysis to its high-performance scopes
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8/13/2007   Post a comment
Analysis can be done across the captured record, up to 200M memory at 50 GS/s on all four channels.
EC builds infrastructure to test biometric technologies
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8/13/2007   Post a comment
The European Commission announced it has created BioTesting Europe, a European infrastructure to test and certify biometric components and systems.
Yokogawa rolls out mixed-signal oscilloscopes
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8/11/2007   Post a comment
In response to growing demand for mixed-signal devices, Yokogawa has added three oscilloscopes to its DL9000 line that offers 500-MHz/1-GHz bandwidth, four analog channels, and 32/16-bit logic input.
Debate surfaces over Express 3.0 plan
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8/10/2007   Post a comment
A debate was surfaced around some of the technical decisions including the targeting of 8 GigaTransfers/second maximum throughput and use of linear Decision Feedback Equalization in the draft specification for PCI Express 3.0 within hours of when first details of the draft spec were announced.
Vectron advances frequency converter line
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8/9/2007   Post a comment
Vectron International has expanded its C3430 frequency controlled crystal oscillator (FCXO) family for use in wireline infrastructure, test and measurement, military applications and wireless infrastructure such as GSM, CDMA and W-CDMA base stations and point-to-point radio.
Emulex, Qlogic tip 8G Fibre Channel products
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8/9/2007   Post a comment
Both Emulex Corp. and QLogic Corp. announced prototype chips and cards supporting the 8Gbit/second version of Fibre Channel expected to roll out in storage networks starting next year, doubling throughput of today's 4 Gbit/s nets.
WiMax backers gear up for 700 MHz nets
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8/9/2007   Post a comment
WiMax proponents including Intel Corp. and others are gearing up to attack the opportunity for new networks in spectrum to be auctioned off in the 700 MHz bands.
Intel readies Vietnam facility for fall 2009 launch
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8/9/2007   Post a comment
The Intel executive overseeing the company's manufacturing operations in Vietnam says its planned $1 billion facility is on track to begin production in 2009.
Nanno Solutions names test expert as CEO
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8/8/2007   Post a comment
Design-for-manufacturing (DFM) startup Nanno Solutions named Kejing Song as its president and CEO.
Bush prepares to sign U.S. tech competitiveness bill
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8/8/2007   Post a comment
President George Bush will sign legislation designed to help the U.S. retain its "brainpower advantage."
Microphone measures to 20 kHz in small spaces
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8/8/2007   Post a comment
A prepolarized, 1/2-in. pressure-response-type microphone operates from ICP sensor power and offers an extended frequency capability of 4 to 20 kHz.
Updated: Next-gen PCI Express aims at 8 Gbits/s
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8/8/2007   Post a comment
The PCI Special Interest Group has set 8 GigaTransfers/second as the bit rate for the next generation of the PCI Express interconnect, following a lively debate that has stretched over several months as to whether 8 or 10 GT/s was the right step for the 3.0 version of the interconnect introduced in 2003 and now broadly used in PCs.
Tektronix to develop automated test suite with NI TestStand
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8/8/2007   Post a comment
Tektronix plans to develop an automated compliance test suite for high-speed serial standards with National Instruments' NI TestStand test management software.
WEEE challenges ahead as producers go to court
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8/7/2007   Post a comment
WEEE legal action has been quiet since the incident in 2005 involving the Irish authorities fining retailer Boots Pharmacy for not displaying recycling costs added to the product price. But producers have been challenging authorities in the courts in at least two member states, Germany and the Netherlands.
Agilent adds WiMAX Wave 2 support to testers
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8/7/2007   Post a comment
Profiles specify options such as MIMO, a capacity enhancing, multi-antenna technology fundamental to Mobile WiMAX that supports IEEE 802.16e-2005.
Open Mic: Breaking down barriers to quality communications
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8/7/2007   Post a comment
Developers and testers in the network device market share a unique peer relationship, yet they often experience communication problems during the quality assurance process.
Qualcomm set to appeal against ITC ruling
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8/7/2007   Post a comment
Qualcomm Inc. intends to appeal against the Bush administration's decision not to overturn a ruling by the International Trade Commission to ban on imports into the U.S. some 3G handsets.
Mobile WiMAX instruments add MIMO and Wave 2 test support
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8/6/2007   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies has added MIMO and Wave 2 test support to its Vector Signal Analyzer (VSA), Signal Studio and Mobile WiMAX test set measurement products.
VC groups join forces across the Atlantic
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8/6/2007   Post a comment
European venture capital group Esprit Capital Partners is selling a "strategic stake" in the firm to Silicon Valley based Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Esprit (Cambridge, England) will become DFJ's exclusive partner in Europe.
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