Marvell Launches Smart Home Cloud Center

CES  – Las Vegas — Marvell has launched its Smart Home Cloud Center, touted as the first highly integrated and scalable smart home cloud solution for mobile internet and Internet of Things. The platform combines multiple Marvell products and technologies into one integrated solution for the smart home, allowing mobile devices to have full control of smart devices such as…

Broadcom Delivers 5G Wi-Fi Chips, SoCs

CES – Las Vegas – Broadcom Corporation has expanded its portfolio of 5G Wi-Fi chips and system-on-chip (SoC) devices for mass market retail routers, wireless cable/DSL/PON gateways and set-top boxes (STBs). The new 802.11ac offerings enable OEMs to design products that meet consumer demand for streaming HD content wirelessly across multiple devices in the home, said…

Toshiba Launches 12-W Receiver IC

CES – Las Vegas – Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) has introduced the TC7765WBG wireless power receiver controller IC for wireless charging of tablet devices. Managing the 12-watt power transfer necessary for wireless charging of tablets, and compatible with the Qi low-power specification version 1.1 defined by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the TC7765WBG offers a comparable…

Another Year, Another Counterfeit Case

Another year, another counterfeiter. The United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut announced in December that component distributor Jeffrey Warga, 61, of North Kingstown, R.I., waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty before a U.S. District Judge in Hartford to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. What is particularly notable about this…

Broadcom Unveils Range of Products at CES

CES – Las Vegas — At the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, announced a range of new innovations optimized to enhance connectivity in the home, on-the-go and on-the-road. New product announcements include the world’s first DOCSIS 3.1 offering, new…

Molex Acquires SDP Telecom

Lisle, Ill. – Molex Incorporated, a leading global interconnect and cable assembly provider, announced that it and certain of its affiliates have acquired SDP Telecom.  Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, SDP designs and manufactures RF/microwave solutions for the wireless communications industry. “Together, Molex and SDP will broaden our RF/Microwave product capabilities and create additional value for our customers…

Thermal Analysis Paper Released

RFMW, Ltd. announces the availability of a new White Paper from TriQuint (Qorvo) titled GaN Thermal Analysis for High-Performance Systems. This paper addresses the TriQuint (Qorvo) integrated approach to thermal design that leverages modeling, empirical measurements (including micro-Raman thermography), and finite element analysis (FEA) for high performance microwave GaN HEMT devices and MMICs. This methodology…