LTE sales overtake WiMax, says analyst
News & Analysis 9/21/2011 3 comments
The market for mobile communications infrastructure is growing strongly, according to market research firm Infonetics Research Inc., which said that LTE infrastructure equipment spending greater than that of WiMax for the first time in 2Q11.
USB audio/video codec in 38x70mm footprint
Product News 9/20/2011 Post a comment
Model 2253 is a compact and robust USB-compatible audio/video codec that is powered from a single USB port. Its 38x70mm footprint and low power consumption (1.5 Watts) make it well suited for both portable and embedded applications.
SK Telecom embeds NFC in SIM card
News & Analysis 9/16/2011 Post a comment
Korean mobile phone service provider SK Telecom claims that is has developed the world's first SIM card equipped with a Near Field Communications (NFC) chip which can be retrofitted to non-NFC handsets thereby enabling NFC-based services.
Kontron adopts ARM across the board
News & Analysis 9/8/2011 7 comments
Kontron AG, a leading supplier of board-level subsystems, has said it plans to introduce a broad range of boards, single-board computers, tablets and industrial PC units based on the ARM architecture.
The benefits of FireWire on PCI Express
Design How-To 9/5/2011 Post a comment
high-speed protocols such as IEEE 1394b (FireWire) to provide benefits to the consumer: increased bandwidth and more efficient performance, reduced board footprint, improved power management, increased error immunity and support for a long list of feature enhancements.
Mobile measurement supports onboard EHV high-voltage testing
Design How-To 9/1/2011 Post a comment
On-road EHV testing calls for considerably greater data acquisition and wiring challenges than stationary applications. Onboard or road test data collection within a typical test track environment subjects instrumentation to higher-than-usual shock and vibration inputs, placing greater mechanical demands upon components and systems.