News http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6700/more en Freescale and NXP Announce Multibillion-Dollar Merger http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/freescale-and-nxp-announce-multibillion-dollar-merger <div class="node-body article-body">Freescale Semiconductor and NXP Semiconductors announced a $40 billion merger to be finalized by the second half of 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/freescale-and-nxp-announce-multibillion-dollar-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/freescale-and-nxp-announce-multibillion-dollar-merger#comments News Semiconductors Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:11:00 +0000 32071 at http://mwrf.com Graphene, Silicon Combo Could Replace Copper for Electronics Coatings http://mwrf.com/passive-components/graphene-silicon-combo-could-replace-copper-electronics-coatings <div class="node-body article-body">A grant has been awarded to 2-DTech in order to find a process in which a graphene, silicon combination could be used to coat electronics without corrosion. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/graphene-silicon-combo-could-replace-copper-electronics-coatings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/graphene-silicon-combo-could-replace-copper-electronics-coatings#comments News Industrial Passive components Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:53:00 +0000 31961 at http://mwrf.com <p>A grant has been awarded to 2-DTech in order to find a process in which a graphene, silicon combination could be used to coat electronics without corrosion. (Image courtesy of 2-DTech)</p> Technology Provides Easy Switch Between Satellite, Cellular Communications http://mwrf.com/systems/technology-provides-easy-switch-between-satellite-cellular-communications <div class="node-body article-body">Trials of a cellular-network-in-a-box, SmartLink, proved successful in conjunction with terminal solutions to easily switch from secure cellular to satellite communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/technology-provides-easy-switch-between-satellite-cellular-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/technology-provides-easy-switch-between-satellite-cellular-communications#comments News Defense Mobile Systems Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:47:00 +0000 31951 at http://mwrf.com <p>Avanti&rsquo;s satellite, HYLAS-1, was Europe&rsquo;s first Ka-band satellite. (Image courtesy of the UK Space Agency)</p> LED Control System Simplifies Wireless Setup http://mwrf.com/systems/led-control-system-simplifies-wireless-setup <div class="node-body article-body">EnOcean has launched a complete LED control system that includes a family of LED controllers to support instantaneous and simplified wireless control.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/led-control-system-simplifies-wireless-setup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/led-control-system-simplifies-wireless-setup#comments News Mobile Systems Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:38:00 +0000 31941 at http://mwrf.com Integrated Chipsets Break Ground for 5G Communications http://mwrf.com/digital-semiconductors/integrated-chipsets-break-ground-5g-communications <div class="node-body article-body">Broadcom’s latest integrated chipsets help deliver the spectral efficiency necessary for 5G communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/digital-semiconductors/integrated-chipsets-break-ground-5g-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/digital-semiconductors/integrated-chipsets-break-ground-5g-communications#comments News Components Digital semiconductors Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:10:00 +0000 31901 at http://mwrf.com Processor Upgrade Boosts X-Band Radar’s Missile Tracking Capabilities http://mwrf.com/systems/processor-upgrade-boosts-x-band-radar-s-missile-tracking-capabilities <div class="node-body article-body">Raytheon has begun upgrading the electronic equipment units (EEUs) for the AN/TPY-2 ballistic radar units to fine-tune the tracking of ballistic missiles in potential large-scale raids.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/processor-upgrade-boosts-x-band-radar-s-missile-tracking-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/processor-upgrade-boosts-x-band-radar-s-missile-tracking-capabilities#comments News Defense Systems Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:05:00 +0000 31931 at http://mwrf.com <p>Raytheon has begun upgrading the electronic equipment units (EEUs) for the AN/TPY-2 ballistic radar units to fine-tune the tracking of ballistic missiles in potential large-scale raids. (Image courtesy of Raytheon)</p> Troposcatter System Maintains 50-Mb/s Connection Over 100 Miles http://mwrf.com/systems/troposcatter-system-maintains-50-mbs-connection-over-100-miles <div class="node-body article-body">A Tactical Transportable Troposcatter (3T) system recently completed successful testing providing high bandwidth 50 Mb/s speeds over 100 miles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/troposcatter-system-maintains-50-mbs-connection-over-100-miles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/troposcatter-system-maintains-50-mbs-connection-over-100-miles#comments News Defense Systems Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:03:00 +0000 31921 at http://mwrf.com <p>A Tactical Transportable Troposcatter (3T) system recently completed successful testing providing high bandwidth 50 Mb/s speeds over 100 miles. (Image courtesy of&nbsp;TeleCommunication Systems)</p> Beyond the Bulb: Lighting Gets Smarter http://mwrf.com/active-components/beyond-bulb-lighting-gets-smarter <div class="node-body article-body">Qualcomm Atheros and LIFX joined forces to develop a turnkey, Wi-Fi-based smart lighting platform consisting of a connectivity module and complete bulb design.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/beyond-bulb-lighting-gets-smarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/beyond-bulb-lighting-gets-smarter#comments News Active components Commercial Mobile Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:09:00 +0000 31361 at http://mwrf.com <p>LIFX offers a variety of connected bulb options with a wealth of features. (Image courtesy of LIFX)</p> Ka-Band Satellites Feature 90+ Beams for Broadband Access http://mwrf.com/systems/ka-band-satellites-feature-90-beams-broadband-access <div class="node-body article-body">The fifth-generation Global Xpress satellites operate in the Ka-band to deliver high-throughput broadband access to remote areas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/ka-band-satellites-feature-90-beams-broadband-access" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/ka-band-satellites-feature-90-beams-broadband-access#comments News Active components Systems Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:58:00 +0000 31351 at http://mwrf.com <p>The fifth-generation Global Xpress satellites operate in the Ka-band to deliver high-throughput broadband access to remote areas, pictured here in a Boeing facility. (Image courtesy of Inmarsat)</p> NYU WIRELESS Team Receives IEEE Award for 5G Research http://mwrf.com/mobile/nyu-wireless-team-receives-ieee-award-5g-research <div class="node-body article-body">A research team at NYU WIRELESS, led by Theodore Rappaport, will be awarded the 2015 IEEE Donald G. Fink Award for their paper on millimeter-wave 5G cellular technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mobile/nyu-wireless-team-receives-ieee-award-5g-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mobile/nyu-wireless-team-receives-ieee-award-5g-research#comments News Mobile Services Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:52:00 +0000 31341 at http://mwrf.com <p>Theodore Rappaport (right) and members of NYU WIRELESS showcase some of their research. (Image courtesy of NYU)</p>