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  1. NI Improves PXI SMU Channel Density For The Semiconductor Test System By 6X
    1/16/2018

    NI, the provider of platform-based systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, announced recently the PXIe-4163 high-density source measure unit (SMU), which provides six times more DC channel density than previous NI PXI SMUs for testing RF, MEMS, and mixed-signal and other analog semiconductor components.

  2. DoD Wants Wirelessly Powered Drones That Mimic Animal Flight, Metamaterial-Based Antennas
    1/16/2018

    The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is inviting industry and university-based collaborative teams to apply for grants to develop for the Air Force a new generation of drones and aircraft that copy the flight mechanics of insects and bats, and which draw power wirelessly at great distances.

  3. Skyworks' Latest Front-End Module For Bluetooth Low Energy/802.15.4/Thread/ZigBee
    1/16/2018

    Skyworks has introduced the SKY66114-11, its latest 2.4 GHz fully-integrated RF front-end module (FEM) supporting Bluetooth Low Energy/Bluetooth Smart, 802.15.4, Thread and ZigBee applications.

  4. Radiocrafts Announces Sigfox Module With Integrated Sensor Interfaces
    1/16/2018

    Radiocrafts AS, a leading provider of RF modules and wireless connectivity solutions, announced recently two new Sigfox modules, both with integrated sensor interfaces. The new modules are ideal for making a Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) with wireless sensors.

  5. ADRF Advancements Include Support For New Frequency Bands, Small Cell Interoperability
    1/16/2018

    Advanced RF Technologies, Inc. (ADRF), the largest pure-play in-building Distributed Antenna System (DAS) provider for public safety and commercial radio frequencies, debuted a variety of product enhancements at VZTUF.

  6. EnGenius Releases Cloud-Based Wi-Fi Design Tool
    1/16/2018

    EnGenius Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance, versatile networking solutions that empower mobility for residential and small to mid-size businesses introduced its new Wi-Fi planning tool: ezWiFi Planner.

  7. Rohde & Schwarz's New Embedded Oscilloscope Family
    1/16/2018

    Rohde & Schwarz is expanding its oscilloscope portfolio with the R&S RTM3000 and R&S RTA4000 series. Their first-in-class, 10-bit vertical resolution enables power measurements fulfilling the more stringent requirements demanded by advanced electronics. The R&S RTA4000, which is also ideal for analyzing serial protocols, even offers an acquisition memory depth up to 1 Gsample.

  8. EXFO Launches Proactive Test And Monitoring Solution For RF Interference And Fronthaul Networks
    1/16/2018

    EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF), the network test, monitoring and analytics experts, unveiled SkyRAN, a scalable remote access and monitoring solution for fiber-based fronthaul networks.

  9. MEMS Packaging & Testing: The Next Opportunity For OSATs?
    1/15/2018

    More than half of MEMS packaging today is done by OSATs and Yole Développement (Yole) estimates OSATs’ market share will continue to grow in the next five years. The MEMS volume augmentation, especially for RF applications, is making the MEMS business more and more attractive for OSATs, which have started to offer wider range of packaging solutions and tests, accordingly to automotive standards.

  10. Missile Defense Agency Selects Raytheon For Ballistic Missile Defense System Testing, Modeling And Simulation Work
    1/15/2018

    On Friday, January 12, Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a stated maximum value of $641,758,000.