Markets http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en Smart Wearables Must Meet Consumer Needs To Survive http://mwrf.com/news/smart-wearables-must-meet-consumer-needs-survive <div class="node-body article-body">Though sales are soaring for smart wearables, consumers abandon them rather quickly, necessitating a change of action within the market for future success. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/news/smart-wearables-must-meet-consumer-needs-survive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/news/smart-wearables-must-meet-consumer-needs-survive#comments News Active components Components Mobile Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:21:00 +0000 27901 at http://mwrf.com High-Altitude Balloons Float Toward Multiple Application Possibilities http://mwrf.com/systems/high-altitude-balloons-float-toward-multiple-application-possibilities <div class="node-body article-body">Rockzip turned to Kickstarter to crowdsource for their high-altitude balloons, which can be used for everything from providing Internet access to tracking deforestation. </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/high-altitude-balloons-float-toward-multiple-application-possibilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/high-altitude-balloons-float-toward-multiple-application-possibilities#comments News Commercial Systems Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:24:00 +0000 27881 at http://mwrf.com Experimental Spaceplane Designs Foresee Everyday Operability http://mwrf.com/systems/experimental-spaceplane-designs-foresee-everyday-operability <div class="node-body article-body">The Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) program is working on an unmanned vehicle that could be reused repeatedly to launch small satellites.</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/experimental-spaceplane-designs-foresee-everyday-operability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/experimental-spaceplane-designs-foresee-everyday-operability#comments News Defense Industrial Systems Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:39:00 +0000 27861 at http://mwrf.com <p>One of the goals of the XS-1 program is to the ability to fly 10 times in 10 days. (Artist&#39;s concept courtesy of DARPA)</p> Single Laser Source Transmits Data at 43 Tbits/s Via Multicore Fiber http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-laser-source-transmits-data-43-tbitss-multicore-fiber <div class="node-body article-body">A new fiber-optic technology, using seven cores as opposed to the standard one, achieved bandwidth speeds of 43 Tbits/s.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-laser-source-transmits-data-43-tbitss-multicore-fiber" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-laser-source-transmits-data-43-tbitss-multicore-fiber#comments News Mobile Passive components Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:25:00 +0000 27851 at http://mwrf.com 13 Things You Missed at NI Week http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/13-things-you-missed-ni-week <div class="node-body gallery-body">The core of NI Week is the showcasing and discussion around technologies to accelerate productivity for software-defined systems in test, measurement, and control. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/13-things-you-missed-ni-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/13-things-you-missed-ni-week#comments News National Instruments Commercial Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:22:00 +0000 27841 at http://mwrf.com Low-Noise Balun Aids Phased-Array Radars http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-balun-aids-phased-array-radars <div class="field-byline"> Wang Wei, Zhong Wu, Xu Wei, Mu Mao, and Yuan Jun </div> <div class="field-deck"> This active balun design provides high, flat gain with low noise figure and reasonable linearity for a variety of applications at X- and Ku-band frequencies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An active balun design achieves low noise and good linearity at X- and Ku-band frequencies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-balun-aids-phased-array-radars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-balun-aids-phased-array-radars#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:33:00 +0000 27711 at http://mwrf.com Microwave Industry Awards Whip Up the Recognition http://mwrf.com/technologies/microwave-industry-awards-whip-recognition <div class="field-deck"> With the Microwave Industry Awards, Microwaves & RF provides a forum for industry members to share their appreciation for companies that excel in categories ranging from website to technical support. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The results from our survey of engineers and industry professionals in the microwave and RF field are in, allowing us to showcase the companies that help the industry stay abreast of trends and technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/technologies/microwave-industry-awards-whip-recognition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/technologies/microwave-industry-awards-whip-recognition#comments Commercial Defense Medical Technologies Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:08:00 +0000 27161 at http://mwrf.com Analyzing Active Cancellation Stealth http://mwrf.com/systems/analyzing-active-cancellation-stealth <div class="field-byline"> Xu Sheng and Xu Yuanming </div> <div class="field-deck"> Advances in microelectronics may one day make today’s largely theoretical active cancellation stealth techniques for radar more practical. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Effective stealth cancellation techniques rely on minimizing frequency and phase errors in any system</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/analyzing-active-cancellation-stealth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/analyzing-active-cancellation-stealth#comments Defense Industrial Systems Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:06:00 +0000 27101 at http://mwrf.com Instrument Aims at Amp Optimization through 2.5 GHz http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/instrument-aims-amp-optimization-through-25-ghz <div class="field-byline"> David Lester </div> <div class="field-deck"> When combined with a PC or laptop computer and an evaluation board, this instrument streamlines the optimization of a wide range of RF/microwave amplifiers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The RF Power Tool is a compact measurement instrument/system capable of making measurements and optimizing performance of amplifiers operating through 2.5 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/instrument-aims-amp-optimization-through-25-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/instrument-aims-amp-optimization-through-25-ghz#comments Freescale Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:39:00 +0000 27621 at http://mwrf.com Turn Down the Noise with LNAs http://mwrf.com/active-components/turn-down-noise-lnas <div class="field-deck"> Low-noise amplifiers help to increase signal power while limiting the noise figure and nonlinearities introduced into receiver electronics. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Using a low noise amplifier in a receiver design can optimize a signal’s quality and reduce the nonlinearities and noise introduced into the signal path from an antenna.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/turn-down-noise-lnas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/turn-down-noise-lnas#comments Active components Commercial Defense Medical Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:45:00 +0000 27641 at http://mwrf.com