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Integrate HSPA/GSM connectivity with Digi XBee 3G global embedded modems

Mouser Electronics Inc. announced it is now stocking the Digi XBee Cellular 3G global embedded modem. Designed to help OEMs avoid time-consuming and expensive FCC and PTCRB end-device certifications, the modem enables engineers to quickly and easily integrate 3G (HSPA/GSM) with 2G fallback connectivity...

IEEE and its societies address the IoT

National Harbor, MD. The IoT is a topic of interest to the IEEE in general and the EMC Society in particular according to a workshop presented at this week’s EMC+SIPI Symposium. Mike Violette of the IEEE EMC Society began with a presentation describing the...

Stepping up to a vector network analyzer for IoT design optimization

With the acceleration of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and the proliferation of RF and wireless products, there is a growing need for RF measurement expertise and affordable RF test instrumentation. Until recently, vector network analyzers (VNAs) have been too expensive and hard to...

Anritsu BERT verifies next-generation high-speed interface designs

Richardson, TX. Anritsu has introduced the Signal Quality Analyzer (SQA) MP1900A BERT, which can measure next-generation PCI Express Gen 4 and Gen 5 buses as well as the latest 400 GbE/200 GbE Ethernet networks. With comprehensive interface support, the MP1900A i accurately measures next-generation...

Thermo Fisher Scientific adds three products to semiconductor portfolio

Hillsboro, OR. For semiconductor manufacturers seeking fast, high-quality electrical and physical failure analysis, Thermo Fisher Scientific today announced three new additions to its portfolio of semiconductor failure-analysis workflows. The company will demonstrate these products and its other technologies during the 24th International Symposium on...

CommSolid, Rohde & Schwarz complete NB-IoT GCF test campaign

Dresden and Munich, Germany. CommSolid and Rohde & Schwarz announced today the successful completion of the first joint GCF (Global Certification Forum) test campaign. GCF certification represents the systematic assessment of network and device interoperability for full standard conformance, ensuring compatibility across global cellular...

Sanechips licenses CEVA-X1 IoT processor for NB-IoT

Mountain View, CA. CEVA Inc., a licensor of signal processing IP for smart connected devices, today announced that Sanechips Technology Co. Ltd. (previously named ZTE Microelectronics Technology Co. Ltd.) has licensed the CEVA-X1 IoT processor for its Narrowband-Internet of Things (NB-IoT) product, the RoseFinch7100....

Speeding instrument setup, control, and communication

Experts and novices alike can use a helping hand when making measurements. Many test-and-measurement companies offer software tools with their instruments, helping to speed instrument setup and avoid making errors. Among the highlights, companies including Keysight Technologies, Tektronix, Rigol, and Siglent have all recently...

Forging a bright future for IC and package quality

Vendors are taking a variety of approaches to boosting semiconductor quality and reducing time to market. Offerings range from instrument modules in PXI and LXI formats to complete test and related systems—and finally on to software that manages “data lakes,” applying AI/machine learning for...

Embedded design includes medical emphasis

ESC Boston and BIOMEDevice took place May 3-4, touting software tools, components, and test equipment for embedded designs, with the BIOMEDevice event adding a medical emphasis. In a “fireside chat,” Scott Whitaker, president and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association, discussed how the policies...