Nine Key RF Filter Market Trends

The ever-increasing demand for limited frequency spectrum is creating new opportunities for filter applications. Traditional approaches to challenges such as temperature drift are no longer sufficient as frequency bands become more crowded and service providers attempt to fully utilize every bit of available bandwidth in the spectrum. Special applications for next-generation technologies, such as V2X...
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MACOM Acquires Aeroflex’s Diode Business from Cobham

Strengthens MACOM’s Leading Position in High-Performance RF and Microwave Diodes LOWELL, Mass., December 14, 2015 – M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSI) (MACOM), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic semiconductor products, today announced that it has acquired 100% of Aeroflex’s diode business for $38 million in cash.  The business...
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Nordic Semiconductor Virtuix Omni

Bluetooth Smart-based wearable sensors provide wireless 360° freedom of movement on ‘active virtual reality’ gaming platform

Bluetooth Smart-based wearable sensors provide wireless 360° freedom of movement on ‘active virtual reality’ gaming platform   Nordic's multiprotocol nRF51822 SoC enables Virtuix Omni platform to simultaneously support Bluetooth Smart and proprietary 2.4GHz wireless connectivity while addressing latency challenge Oslo, Norway 2016/03/01 Nordic Semiconductor today announces that Austin, Texas-based Virtuix has selected Nordic’s multiple award-winning...
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Knowles Dielectric Laboratories

Higher temperature rated MLCCs from Knowles brand DLI

Knowles brand, Dielectric Laboratories (DLI), has announced a number of specification extensions to their Ultra-low ESR and High Q MLC capacitors.  In both cases DLI have taken the temperature performance to a higher level of 175oc giving engineers more scope in their designs.   These new improved TCC (temperature coefficient of capacitance) figures apply to...
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LoRa IoT Antenna Range

Taoglas Launches LPWA Antenna Range

Taoglas Launches Low Power Wide-Area (LPWA) Antenna Category for M2M and IoT Markets New antennas support demand for low-cost, low-power devices Enniscorthy, Ireland – Within the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) market certain lower data rate applications depend on low-cost, battery-operated, long-life sensors. To meet the antenna needs of such applications innovative antenna leader Taoglas is...
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Taoglas Raptor

Launch of Raptor Series Shark Fin Antennas

Raptor Series of Innovative Shark Fin Automotive Antennas include V2V and LTE MIMO Next generation shark fins for connected car, safety and autonomous driving applications Taoglas, a leading provider of IoT and M2M antenna solutions, announce a next generation line of shark fin antennas, for the First Tier Automotive/ITS markets at Mobile World Congress 2016...
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Nordic nRF52Series

Nordic nRF52832, the most advanced Bluetooth Smart single chip on the market today, goes into mass production with new previously unannounced features

The Bluetooth v4.2 certified nRF52832 is the first of Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF52 Series Systems-on-Chip and is supported by a full range of development kits, software, and documentation, now fully finalized from the previous Beta versions and immediately available for download from the Nordic website Oslo, Norway 2016/02/23 Nordic Semiconductor today announces that the first nRF52832...
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u-blox NINA B1

Bluetooth low energy 4.2 module brings state-of-the-art performance and power efficiency to IoT designs

Sensing and control applications can be embedded on top of the NINA‑B1 module stack Thalwil, Switzerland – February 22, 2016 – u‑blox (SIX:UBXN), a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, today announced the NINA‑B1 Bluetooth low energy (Bluetooth Smart) stand‑alone module. Compliant to the latest Bluetooth 4.2 specification and certified to global...
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TRAK Microwave

TRAK is delighted to welcome Lorch into the Smiths Interconnect Microwave Components Business Group

TRAK is delighted to welcome, effective 15th February, 2016, Lorch into the Smiths Interconnect Microwave Components Business Group. The addition of Lorch Microwave’s RF/microwave conditioning products; high selectivity filters using multiple topologies, broadens the Components business unit’s portfolio of passive products; ferrite isolators, waveguide, board level & coaxial resistive components and cable interconnects. ‘We are...
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