Electronic Products & Technology


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Wireless


Feature
June 20, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

GaN is finally here for commercial RF applications

Gallium Nitride (GaN) has been a technology with so much promise for commercial RF applications, but it always seemed ‘a year or so away’. The unique material properties of GaN have been of interest to scientists and researchers for some…
Feature
June 13, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Medical device design for IoT: Meeting FDA guidelines

In the past few years, the market for IoT devices has exploded, opening up a whole new world of possibilities for telehealth and medical applications. Advancements in sensor design, battery life and wireless networking technologies have allowed everything from insulin…
News
June 5, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Motorola to close Texas smartphone factory

Google’s Motorola Mobility handset unit announced recently it will shutter its North Texas factory by the end of this year, barely a year after it opened with much fanfare as the first smartphone assembly plant in the U.S. At the…
News
June 2, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Enterprise wearables market to reach $18B

Growing at a CAGR value of 56.1% over the next five years, wearable device technologies will become an integral part of enterprise mobile enablement strategies, according to ABI Research.  As expected, the North American region will be the largest and…
News
June 1, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Microchip Technology acquires ISSC Technologies

Microchip Technology Inc., Chandler AZ, provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ISSC Technologies Corp., provider of low power Bluetooth and advanced wireless solutions for the Internet Of Things (IoT) market. ISSC…
News
April 15, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

BlackBerry invests in NantHealth for integrated end-to-end healthcare solutions

BlackBerry Ltd., Waterloo ON, announced its investment in healthcare IT leader NantHealth, a cloud-based medical IT provider specializing in the delivery of healthcare for payers, providers and patients through real-time connectivity, high performance computing and 21st century decision support. The…
News
April 10, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Neutronics Solutions to represent LS Research in Canada

Ottawa-based Neutronics Solutions, representative of advanced components, MCAD and ECAD design software solutions, has been selected by LS Research to represent its custom and standard wireless solutions coast-to-coast within Canada. LS Research provides wireless products and services, including EMC testing…
News
April 6, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

RFID Canada forms industry partnership with Wavetrend Europe

Markham ON-based RFID and NFC technology provider RFID Canada has become a fully certified and accredited distribution partner for Wavetrend Europe, a London England-based developer of active RFID products and solutions. “Wavetrend is committed to providing best in class technology…
News
March 24, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

RFID market grows 17% in one year

The RFID market, which includes tags, readers, software and services, for passive and active RFID – will grow from $7.88-billion in 2013 to $9.2-billion in 2014, according to research conducted by IDTechEx. Most growth is due to active RFID/RTLS systems,…
News
March 15, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Global market revenue for wireless charging to soar

Propelled by the rising availability of products and partial resolution of standards conflicts, the global market for wireless charging hardware used for mobile devices like smartphones and tablets will surge to rise by almost fortyfold during the next five years,…
News
March 2, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Digi-Key responds to industry demands for IoT solutions

Responding to growing customer demand for Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corp. has added several new suppliers to its existing catalog. As device connectivity becomes more prevalent, embedded and wireless suppliers offering machine-to-machine M2M solutions…
News
February 28, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Spreadtrum and Mozilla take aim at global Smartphone accessibility

Spreadtrum Communications Inc., a fabless semiconductor company in China with advanced technology in 2G, 3G and 4G wireless communications standards, has teamed up with web platform creators Mozilla to deliver a turnkey solution for USD$25 Smartphones. The announcement was made…