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.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 24 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...