News http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6700/more en RFMD/TriQuint Becomes “Qorvo” http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/rfmdtriquint-becomes-qorvo <div class="node-body article-body">RFMD and TriQuint’s merged company will now be known as Qorvo, a name that reflects its mission of congruity and evolution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/rfmdtriquint-becomes-qorvo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/rfmdtriquint-becomes-qorvo#comments News RFMD TriQuint Semiconductor Commercial Defense Semiconductors Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:23:00 +0000 28671 at http://mwrf.com Satellite Gets into Rhythm with Midsize Black Hole http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-gets-rhythm-midsize-black-hole <div class="node-body article-body">Discovery of rhythmic pulsations via counters and detectors aboard NASA’s Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) satellite led to the M82X- black hole’s unusual midsize categorization.</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/satellite-gets-rhythm-midsize-black-hole" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-gets-rhythm-midsize-black-hole#comments News Industrial Systems Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:30:00 +0000 28661 at http://mwrf.com Multiple Space Consortiums Receive NASA-Backed STEM Education Awards http://mwrf.com/services/multiple-space-consortiums-receive-nasa-backed-stem-education-awards <div class="node-body article-body">Awards given to 35 Space Grant Consortiums targeted strong proposals for extending science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs at community colleges and technical colleges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/services/multiple-space-consortiums-receive-nasa-backed-stem-education-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/services/multiple-space-consortiums-receive-nasa-backed-stem-education-awards#comments News Industrial Services Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:36:00 +0000 28501 at http://mwrf.com M2M Solution Sends Alerts to Help Prevent Food Spoilage http://mwrf.com/systems/m2m-solution-sends-alerts-help-prevent-food-spoilage <div class="node-body article-body">The D-Mometer and TAM Network work together to track time and temperature of perishable foods, sending alerts to help prevent spoilage and subsequent food-borne illnesses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/m2m-solution-sends-alerts-help-prevent-food-spoilage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/m2m-solution-sends-alerts-help-prevent-food-spoilage#comments News Services Systems Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:09:00 +0000 28381 at http://mwrf.com <p>The D-Mometer and TAM Network is a machine-to-machine (M2M) solution that delivers real-time information on the time and temperature exposure of perishable food items. (Image courtesy of RMD Technologies)</p> Manpack Radio Plus MUOS Satellite Equals Long-Distance Military Comms http://mwrf.com/systems/manpack-radio-plus-muos-satellite-equals-long-distance-military-comms <div class="node-body article-body">A demonstration using two-channel Manpack radios and Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellites showed how the technology can deliver secure communications over long distances for military purposes.</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/manpack-radio-plus-muos-satellite-equals-long-distance-military-comms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/manpack-radio-plus-muos-satellite-equals-long-distance-military-comms#comments News Systems Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:56:00 +0000 28371 at http://mwrf.com <p>General Dynamics technicians test the two-channel AN/PRC-155 Manpack radio in production at the Scottsdale facility. (Image courtesy of General Dynamics C4 Systems)</p> Industry, Academia Worlds Collide in Communications Research Lab http://mwrf.com/services/industry-academia-worlds-collide-communications-research-lab <div class="node-body article-body">The Raytheon-UMass Lowell Research Institute (RURI) will give students the tools to research and develop the latest in radar and communications systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/services/industry-academia-worlds-collide-communications-research-lab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/services/industry-academia-worlds-collide-communications-research-lab#comments News Active components Passive components Services Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:06:00 +0000 28361 at http://mwrf.com <p>The RURI will be housed on the entire fourth floor of the the&nbsp;Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center. (Image courtesy of UMass Lowell)</p> Self-Deploying Monopole Antennas Seize Greater Coverage of the Seas http://mwrf.com/active-components/self-deploying-monopole-antennas-seize-greater-coverage-seas <div class="node-body article-body">Canada’s RADARSAT satellite constellation will use 13, lightweight, self-deploying antennas as part of its automatic identification system (AIS) payload.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/self-deploying-monopole-antennas-seize-greater-coverage-seas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/self-deploying-monopole-antennas-seize-greater-coverage-seas#comments News Active components Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:15:00 +0000 28191 at http://mwrf.com <p>Designed to operate for seven years, RADARSAT-2 features state-of-the-art synthetic aperture radar (SAR) technology. (Image courtesy of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.)</p> Expanded Coverage Will Drive Connected Car Market http://mwrf.com/systems/expanded-coverage-will-drive-connected-car-market <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To fulfill the needs of consumers, mobile network operators must provide seamless network connectivity for the market to thrive by 2024. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/expanded-coverage-will-drive-connected-car-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/expanded-coverage-will-drive-connected-car-market#comments News Automotive Systems Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:30:00 +0000 28061 at http://mwrf.com Courtesy of Harold Cunningham/Getty Images ZigBee Conquers Space-Based SATCOM Tests http://mwrf.com/active-components/zigbee-conquers-space-based-satcom-tests <div class="node-body article-body">A dual miniature satellite system uses a ZigBee wireless sensor network (WSN) for inter-/intra-satellite communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/zigbee-conquers-space-based-satcom-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/zigbee-conquers-space-based-satcom-tests#comments News Active components Systems Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:37:00 +0000 28041 at http://mwrf.com <p>The picosatellite aboard VELOX-I only weighs 1.5 kg. (All images courtesy of World Scientific:<em><a href="http://www.worldscientific.com/toc/us/02/03" target="_blank"> Unmanned Systems</a></em>)</p> UPDATE: Earth Observation Satellite Features Atmospheric Sensing http://mwrf.com/systems/update-earth-observation-satellite-features-atmospheric-sensing <div class="node-body article-body">The WorldView-3 satellite will use remote-sensing payloads to help create a digital inventory of the Earth’s surface.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/update-earth-observation-satellite-features-atmospheric-sensing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/update-earth-observation-satellite-features-atmospheric-sensing#comments News Active components Industrial Systems Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:02:00 +0000 26031 at http://mwrf.com