News http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6700/more en SBIRS Ground Station Moves on to Testing Phase http://mwrf.com/systems/sbirs-ground-station-moves-testing-phase <div class="node-body article-body">A new ground system for the Air Force’s Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) will centralize operations to provide enhanced tactical intelligence. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/sbirs-ground-station-moves-testing-phase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/sbirs-ground-station-moves-testing-phase#comments News Defense Systems Thu, 28 May 2015 20:33:00 +0000 34521 at http://mwrf.com <p>The SBIRS GEO-2 satellite undergoes baseline integration system testing. (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin)</p> Legendary Bomber Receives Radar Upgrade http://mwrf.com/active-components/legendary-bomber-receives-radar-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body">Developed by Northrop Grumman, the Scalable Agile Beam Radar – Global Strike (SABR-GS) active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar offers a variety of enhanced operational capabilities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/legendary-bomber-receives-radar-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/legendary-bomber-receives-radar-upgrade#comments News Active components Defense Thu, 28 May 2015 20:26:00 +0000 34511 at http://mwrf.com <p>Unlike traditional mechanically scanned radars, SABR&rsquo;s electronic scanning eliminates the need for moving parts, pictured here on an F-16. (Image courtesy of Northrop Grumman)</p> NIST to Develop Wireless Platform Manufacturing Guide http://mwrf.com/services/nist-develop-wireless-platform-manufacturing-guide <div class="node-body article-body">The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is working toward developing best practice guidelines for evaluating wireless-sensor-network performance and selecting the option that best meets a company’s requirements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/services/nist-develop-wireless-platform-manufacturing-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/services/nist-develop-wireless-platform-manufacturing-guide#comments News Industrial Services Systems Wed, 27 May 2015 21:03:00 +0000 34471 at http://mwrf.com <p>Project members also are in the early stages of commissioning a wireless network test bed that will replicate a smart manufacturing environment. (Image courtesy of Tesla)</p> Platform Enables Bluetooth to Wi-Fi Audio Re-Streaming http://mwrf.com/software/platform-enables-bluetooth-wi-fi-audio-re-streaming <div class="node-body article-body">Qualcomm’s AllPlay platform enables a variety of audio options including Bluetooth to Wi-Fi re-streaming of local and cloud-based music.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/platform-enables-bluetooth-wi-fi-audio-re-streaming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/platform-enables-bluetooth-wi-fi-audio-re-streaming#comments News Software Wed, 27 May 2015 20:19:00 +0000 34451 at http://mwrf.com <p>Qualcomm&rsquo;s AllPlay platform enables a variety of audio options including Bluetooth to Wi-Fi re-streaming of local and cloud-based music. (Image courtesy of Qualcomm)</p> GPS III Satellite Components Successfully Integrated http://mwrf.com/systems/gps-iii-satellite-components-successfully-integrated <div class="node-body article-body">Built by Lockheed Martin, the first GPS III space vehicle is now ready for testing in simulated harsh space environments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/gps-iii-satellite-components-successfully-integrated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/gps-iii-satellite-components-successfully-integrated#comments News Systems Wed, 27 May 2015 19:53:00 +0000 34441 at http://mwrf.com <p>Built by Lockheed Martin, the first GPS III space vehicle is now ready for testing in simulated harsh space environments. (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin)</p> Ka-band Technology Speeds In-flight Connectivity http://mwrf.com/systems/ka-band-technology-speeds-flight-connectivity <div class="node-body article-body">Expectations are that a new flat-panel, Ka-band antenna will help produce faster connectivity within commercial aircraft and business jets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/ka-band-technology-speeds-flight-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/ka-band-technology-speeds-flight-connectivity#comments News Commercial Mobile Services Systems Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:42:00 +0000 33631 at http://mwrf.com <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock.</p> Qi-Based Kit Converts Any Smartphone for Wireless Charging http://mwrf.com/active-components/qi-based-kit-converts-any-smartphone-wireless-charging <div class="node-body article-body">The NeverDed Cordless Charging Conversion Cystem (C4) helps bring wireless Qi charging to all smartphones and devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/qi-based-kit-converts-any-smartphone-wireless-charging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/qi-based-kit-converts-any-smartphone-wireless-charging#comments News Active components Mobile Systems Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:28:00 +0000 33621 at http://mwrf.com Satellite Payload to Further Augment GPS-Focused Aviation System http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-payload-further-augment-gps-focused-aviation-system <div class="node-body article-body">Raytheon has been awarded a contract from the FAA to develop the next Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) payload to help improve GPS signals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-payload-further-augment-gps-focused-aviation-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-payload-further-augment-gps-focused-aviation-system#comments News Commercial Systems Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:38:00 +0000 33501 at http://mwrf.com <p>Integrated flight decks, like Garmin&rsquo;s G5000, provides WAAS compatibility inflight, with support from the GEO satellites and stations. (Image courtesy of Garmin)</p> Digital Modular Radio Tunes into MUOS Communications http://mwrf.com/active-components/digital-modular-radio-tunes-muos-communications <div class="node-body article-body">A four-channel digital modular radio (DMR) from General Dynamics successfully completed data-transmission testing with a Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/digital-modular-radio-tunes-muos-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/digital-modular-radio-tunes-muos-communications#comments News Active components Defense Passive components Systems Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:13:00 +0000 33491 at http://mwrf.com <p>A four-channel digital modular radio (DMR) from General Dynamics successfully completed data-transmission testing with a Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite. (Image courtesy of General Dynamics)</p> Streamlined Data Retrieval Boosts Remote Health Monitoring http://mwrf.com/systems/streamlined-data-retrieval-boosts-remote-health-monitoring <div class="node-body article-body">Cerner Corp. and Qualcomm Life will join forces to bring remote, constant monitoring of patients to healthcare providers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/streamlined-data-retrieval-boosts-remote-health-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/streamlined-data-retrieval-boosts-remote-health-monitoring#comments News Medical Systems Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:57:00 +0000 33471 at http://mwrf.com <p>The Cerner CareAware iBus is an integral part of the platform, enabling plug-and-play connectivity between devices and the HER. (Image courtesy of Cerner)</p>