Altair SemiconductorThe company's dual-mode FourGee-3100/6200 TDD/ FDD-LTE chipset has been officially approved for use in LTE networks in China. The approval follows rigorous testing by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).
AeroflexHas endowed the Aeroflex Wireless Broadband Laboratory, a $1.4- million facility, at Lancaster University in Lancaster, UK. Aeroflex, which has a large R&D and manufacturing facility in the United Kingdom, has a longstanding relationship with the university. The company provides financial support and work placements for postgraduate students. In addition, members of the Aeroflex staff regularly contribute to Lancaster's lecture program.
Fox ElectronicsHas reorganized its North American sales territories into three regions (East, Central, and West). The West region will be managed from a newly opened sales office located in San Jose, CA.
Hunter Technology and Spinnaker MicrowaveHave announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement, whereby Hunter has agreed to acquire all of Spinnaker's outstanding shares. Upon completion of the acquisition, Spinnaker will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Hunter.
AT4 wirelessIs now offering accredited testing services for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices. The company will be utilizing its Bluetooth-SIG-validated BITE T1212 test system for these offerings.
RELM Wireless Corp.The company's P25 digital portable radio, the KNG P800, has received equipment authorization from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for use in the US. The KNG P800 provides interoperability under the Project 25 standard (P25) established by the Association of Public-Safety Communications OfficialsInternational (APCO).
AME Unmanned Systems and AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)Have entered into a strategic alliance agreement whereby the companies will collaborate on unmanned-systems development. In addition, AME's Fury UAS will be integrated with AAI's UAS launcher and ground-control products.
LitePoint and QualcommHave entered into a licensing agreement for Qualcomm's factory test solutions. This arrangement gives LitePoint the ability to develop and offer turnkey manufacturing test solutions for Qualcomm's chipset licensees.
Murata and TTIThrough an extended distribution agreement, TTI will become an authorized distributor of Murata Power Solutions products.
OMLTo commemorate its 20th anniversary, the company is now offering extended three-year warranties on all millimeter-wave products purchased between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2012.
Samplify SystemsHas been granted US Patent #8,005,152. This patent covers the use of compression across fiber-optic linksincluding those that utilize the Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI) and Open Base Station Architecture Initiative (OBSAI) protocolswithin wireless base stations.
Aviat NetworksHas sold its WiMAX business to EION Networks effective September 2.The WiMAX business will be consolidated into EION Wireless, a division of the company.
Digi-KeyHas added EnOcean energy harvesting and RF modules to its US line card. The EnOcean products are now available for purchase online.