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Five launches for TDK at Electronica

TDK unveiled five products at Electronica, including a duplexer for LTE Band 1, an active filter to minimise leakage currents and a PLZT-based capacitor…

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FTDI Chip on a roll

FTDI Chip is on something of a roll. At Electronica, FTDI founder and CEO Fred Dart said he expects revenue increase of 20%-25% this year…

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FTDI Chip launches USB 3.0 ICs

FT600Q and FT601Q are FTDI Chip’s first generation USB 3.0 products that function as SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to FIFO bridges, providing data bursting rates of up to 3.2Gbps…

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GaN transistor for troposcatter comms

Cree has introduced a GaN transistor for troposcatter communications applications rated for 200W continuous wave (CW) and 4.4—5.0GHz operations and for C-Band applications, such as satellite communications…

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More on: Ultra-narrow-band for Weightless M2M comms

Multi-kilometre machine-to-machine communications special interest group (SIG) Weightless has decided to pursue ultra-narrow-band (UNB) comms in free-to-use ISM bands, rather than ‘white space’ radio for its physical layer. Around the world, agreements, legislation and infrastructure required to use white space radio (comms in…

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White space on hold as Weightless switches to narrowband M2M comms

Machine-to-machine communication industry body Weightless is switching its focus from whitespace radio to ultra-narrow-band radio. “Weightless not pursuing white space as availability is not coming along anything like as quickly as we thought it would. We won’t return to whitespace for two or three years…

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