Outdoor splitter cabinet houses optical power Product News 5/11/2007 Post a comment Tyco Electronics has introduced the CSX-2 144 outdoor centralized splitter cabinet. Suitable for pole-mounting or pad placement, the CSX-2 144 cabinet is an environmentally sealed enclosure for splitting and redistributing optical power from feeder fibers to distribution fibers. It provides the benefits of a subscriber interconnect facility and a test access location for the cable plant.
Huge growth seen for set top box shipments Product News 5/9/2007 Post a comment Sales of set top boxes (STBs) are expected to grow at an annual rate of 13 percent to 120 million units by 2011, according to market research group Understanding & Solutions. Last year, 65 million cable, satellite and digital IPTV boxes were shipped, the researchers say.
C-MAC designs own brand PA modules Product News 5/8/2007 Post a comment C-MAC MicroTechnology has developed a range of solid state microwave amplifier modules, the first to be marketed being Ku band amplifier and LNA modules. Both target the satellite communications, point-to-point, radiolocation and defence sectors.
Racks offer cooling, cable management Product News 5/2/2007 Post a comment Hewlett-Packard released the 10000 G2 series rack family. These enterprise-class racks, sized from 22 U to 47 U and 600 mm to 800 mm widths, combine structural integrity, cooling, and cable management.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.