Systems http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Integration and Operational Guidelines for MEMS-Based Inertial Systems: Applications that include magnetometers http://mwrf.com/active-components/integration-and-operational-guidelines-mems-based-inertial-systems-applications-in <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Sparton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">High-performance inertial systems provide accurate platform heading information in a variety of applications and operational environments. However, the magnetometers used are susceptible to measurement distortion in the presence of any magnetic material. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/integration-and-operational-guidelines-mems-based-inertial-systems-applications-in" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/integration-and-operational-guidelines-mems-based-inertial-systems-applications-in#comments Active components Systems White Paper Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:46:00 +0000 32891 at http://mwrf.com SWaP-C and Why Your Component Partner Matters http://mwrf.com/active-components/swap-c-and-why-your-component-partner-matters <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Sparton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How can you get maximum SWaP-C benefit with minimal fuss? By choosing the right contract manufacturer. Read our white paper to learn why SWaP-C matters, the challenges involved, and techniques for ensuring that you choose the right partner for your project.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/swap-c-and-why-your-component-partner-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/swap-c-and-why-your-component-partner-matters#comments Active components Systems White Paper Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:46:00 +0000 32901 at http://mwrf.com USAF Next-Gen Radar Platforms Focus of New Project http://mwrf.com/active-components/usaf-next-gen-radar-platforms-focus-new-project <div class="node-body article-body">GE’s Intelligent Platforms was awarded a contract to develop new radar technologies for the US Air Force.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/usaf-next-gen-radar-platforms-focus-new-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/usaf-next-gen-radar-platforms-focus-new-project#comments News Active components Defense Systems Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:47:00 +0000 32811 at http://mwrf.com Network-in-a-Box Meets Software to Extend Tactical C4 http://mwrf.com/systems/network-box-meets-software-extend-tactical-c4 <div class="node-body article-body">When implemented with the SmartLink network, the TACCOMS operations system extends and enriches tactical communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/network-box-meets-software-extend-tactical-c4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/network-box-meets-software-extend-tactical-c4#comments Active components Defense Systems Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:26:00 +0000 32771 at http://mwrf.com Satellites Shift, Refocus Broadband Capacity http://mwrf.com/systems/satellites-shift-refocus-broadband-capacity <div class="node-body article-body">The ViaSat Flexible Broadband System gives users the ability to shift or add capacity anywhere within the satellite’s coverage area.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/satellites-shift-refocus-broadband-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/satellites-shift-refocus-broadband-capacity#comments News Mobile Systems Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:07:00 +0000 32761 at http://mwrf.com Smart Baby-Bottle Holder Helps Prevent Colic http://mwrf.com/systems/smart-baby-bottle-holder-helps-prevent-colic <div class="node-body article-body">The Baby Gigl smart baby-bottle holder provides alerts when feeding bottles are held at incorrect angles, which helps prevent indigestion. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/smart-baby-bottle-holder-helps-prevent-colic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/smart-baby-bottle-holder-helps-prevent-colic#comments News Medical Systems Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:58:00 +0000 32751 at http://mwrf.com <p>The Baby Gigl smart baby-bottle holder provides alerts when feeding bottles are held at incorrect angles, which helps prevent indigestion. (Images courtesy of Slow Control)&nbsp;</p> What’s the Difference between OpenVPX, OpenRFM, and MORA? http://mwrf.com/systems/what-s-difference-between-openvpx-openrfm-and-mora <div class="field-deck"> Using commercial strategies and technologies for military-grade RF/microwave systems promises to reduce costs while increasing flexibility. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Employing open and modular platforms for RF/microwave systems could substantially decrease initial cost and maintenance while reducing the time and cost of upgrading legacy systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/what-s-difference-between-openvpx-openrfm-and-mora" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/what-s-difference-between-openvpx-openrfm-and-mora#comments Defense Systems Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:59:00 +0000 32731 at http://mwrf.com Standards Update: MIPI Alliance Spec for RF Front-End Control Interface 2.0 http://mwrf.com/active-components/standards-update-mipi-alliance-spec-rf-front-end-control-interface-20 <div class="node-body article-body">The MIPI Alliance announced version 2.0 of the RF Front-End (RFFE) Control Interface specification, which simplifies the design and interoperability of RFFE devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/standards-update-mipi-alliance-spec-rf-front-end-control-interface-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/standards-update-mipi-alliance-spec-rf-front-end-control-interface-20#comments News Active components Mobile Services Systems Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:22:00 +0000 32721 at http://mwrf.com <p>The MIPI Alliance announced version 2.0 of the RF Front-End (RFFE) Control Interface specification, which simplifies the design and interoperability of RFFE devices. (Image courtesy of the MIPI Alliance)</p> Cardboard and Inkjet Printed Silver Make One Good Power Harvester http://mwrf.com/systems/cardboard-and-inkjet-printed-silver-make-one-good-power-harvester <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers from Finland and the U.S. designed an environmentally friendly 800-to-1500-MHz energy harvesting antenna using biodegradable materials. In doing so, they developed a fabrication process that achieved reasonable energy efficiency over a wide bandwidth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/cardboard-and-inkjet-printed-silver-make-one-good-power-harvester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/cardboard-and-inkjet-printed-silver-make-one-good-power-harvester#comments Commercial Passive components Systems Sat, 14 Mar 2015 19:10:00 +0000 32571 at http://mwrf.com Transcorder Tackles 50 MHz to 6 GHz http://mwrf.com/systems/transcorder-tackles-50-mhz-6-ghz <div class="field-deck"> Within its nearly 6-GHz wide bandwidth, this compact signal recorder/playback system can capture as much as 80 MHz of bandwidth in two 40-MHz frequency spans. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Measuring RF/microwave signal activity is not always easy because of the changing nature of those signals, especially when the activity may be irregular or inconsistent. Yet, it is often necessary to have some form of record of a particular signal, especially when characterizing or documenting the activity of different wireless systems.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/transcorder-tackles-50-mhz-6-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/transcorder-tackles-50-mhz-6-ghz#comments Commercial Systems Thu, 12 Mar 2015 21:19:00 +0000 32551 at http://mwrf.com