Wireless & Communications

Castle Microwave and Cadence

With long experience of providing simulation tool solutions to our customer base, Castle Microwave is now pleased to represent Cadence in the UK. With the capability of the AWR Design Environment, we can assist with the simulation of hardware and system design for a wide range of applications across various …

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KISPE Space signs up to SPRINT to develop proton testing campaign for next-generation microsatellite technologies

KISPE Space Systems Limited, a Farnborough-based programme execution and systems engineering company, in collaboration with the University of Surrey, is making detailed preparations for a comprehensive proton-testing campaign on its next-generation microsatellite platform microelectronics. These tests will enable the company to continue the development of the platform and drive the …

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GD Rectifiers acquires Harmsworth Townley & Co

GD Rectifiers Ltd has announced the completion of its acquisition of Harmsworth Townley & Co Ltd (Power Semiconductors/Electronics Division), a UK distributor of high power semiconductors across the industrial, communications, consumer and medical device markets. As part of the acquisition, GD Rectifiers has acquired the Harmsworth Townley business, product portfolio …

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Benetel Introduces High-Performance O-RAN radio unit to Address 5G Roll-Out Activities

Benetel, developer of 5G platform solutions for the telecommunications industry, has announced the launch of its flagship BNTL-RAN550 O-RAN radio unit (O-RU). This latest addition to the company’s RU product family delivers 100MHz of instantaneous bandwidth, with up to 250mW of output power per transmitter path. The combination of elevated …

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European Space Agency Communicates between ISS and Robot using RTI Connext DDS

For solving the challenges of building and deploying telerobotic systems for extraterrestrial missions, like system design, systems integration and long-distance communication, the European Space Agency (ESA) opted for the software framework from Real-Time Innovations (RTI). They use RTI Connext DDS for communication and video to demonstrate long-distance object control from …

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Lattice launches 2nd generation security solution with Mach-NX FPGA

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, the low power programmable leader, has announced the Lattice Mach™-NX FPGA family, the second generation in its successful line of secure control FPGAs. Building on the capabilities of the Lattice MachXO3D™ family announced in 2019, Mach-NX FPGAs deliver heightened security features and the fast, power-efficient processing needed …

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Nokia 5G standalone private wireless network selected by Sandvik to advance digital transformation in mining

Nokia today announced that Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology will deploy a Nokia 5G SA industrial-grade private wireless network at its test mine in Tampere, Finland. Based on Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC), the 5G standalone (SA) network will be used to enhance communications and connectivity at the facility, a …

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Customisable wireless medical sensor chip with machine learning accelerator enables mass market advanced medical and vital-sign monitors

Ensilica, a leading provider of custom ASIC design and supply services, has created a customisable single-chip medical sensor ASIC platform to speed the development of wearable medical / fitness vital-sign monitoring products. Called eSi-MediSense, it is the market’s only single chip medical sensor with wireless capability, and by being single …

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Industrial IoT Bluetooth low energy mesh networking solution

ON Semiconductor has introduced a new Bluetooth Low Energy mesh networking solution based on its ultra-low-power RSL10 System-in-Package (RSL10 SIP). Using the RSL10 Mesh Platform, engineers can easily implement ultra-low-power mesh networking, using Bluetooth Low Energy technology, and move quickly towards full deployment. Optimised for smart home, building automation, industrial …

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u-blox reaffirms its commitment to traffic safety by making V2X easily accessible

u-blox, a provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies, has announced its latest contribution to vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology: the VERA-P3 V2X module. Based on the u-blox UBX-P3 V2X chip, VERA-P3 puts automotive OEMs, Tier-1s, and manufacturers of traffic management infrastructure on a fast track to integrating V2X technology into their …

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