AMBIENT CORP.Has received the Top Smart Grid Product Award at the Utilities Telecom Council's (UTC) Telecom 2011 conference, held in Long Beach, CA. Ambient's X-3100 communications node and AmbientNMS were named best products in the Smart Grid/Smart Meter Product/ Service Category.

AGILENTHas received this year's Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award for market-share leadership in global wireless test equipment. The Best Practices Awards recognize companies for outstanding accomplishments in leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development, among other areas.

NITRONEXHas shipped in excess of 500,000 production devices since 2006. Volume production began in 2009, with shipments predominantly consisting of 10 different products to five customers. The company reports a roughly even split between domestic and international sales.

MURATAHas been named an honoree in Celestica's 2010 Total Cost of Ownership Supplier Award program. Now in its fifth year, the program recognizes the top performers in Celestica's global network of 3000-plus suppliers.

RFAXISHas been selected by Red Herring as one of the top 100 ventures in North America. RFaxis was evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, including financial performance, technology innovation, management quality, strategy, and market penetration.

PLESSEY SEMICONDUCTORSWas presented with a Gold Award at last month's Sensors Expo for its Electric Potential Integrated Circuit (EPIC) sensor technology. The EPIC sensor measures changes in an electric field similar to how a magnetometer detects changes in a magnetic field.

ANADIGICSHas received Huawei's Cooperation and Support Award for Outstanding Service. The award was presented last month to Ron Michels, ANADIGICS' Chief Executive Officer.

EMSCANHas been awarded the 2010 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Enhancement of the Year. Frost & Sullivan based their decision on a recent analysis of the RF and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) measurement technologies market.

CARLISLEITHas received its 100th FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), along with its 13th STC related to the installation of electronic flight bags (EFBs).

GIGA-TRONICSThe company's Microsource subsidiary has been recognized as a Supplier of the Year by Boeing (Avionics Category). Giga-tronics was one of 16 companies honored by Boeing on May 18.

ALTAIR SEMICONDUCTORSuccessfully demonstrated its TD-LTE chipset speeds at a June board meeting of the Next Generation Mobile Network (NGMN) Alliance. The live over-the-air demonstration had been requested by executives from China Mobile.