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  • Antenova Introduces Two New Surface Mount GPS RADIONOVA® RF Antenna Modules

    Antenova adds two new surface mount GPS RF Antenna Modules to its market leading RADIONOVA® range of GPS radio antenna modules for embedded GPS and M2M applications.

    added by Antenova Ltd 2 min Read
  • ViewRanger agreement with CNIG puts Spain’s official topographic maps on the phone for real adventures and social sharing

    Exploring Spain by foot, mountain bike, cycle touring or even on water has got easier following an agreement between ViewRanger, the outdoors GPS navigation app and the National Map Authority - Centro Nacional de Informacion Geografica (CNIG). It is now possible to download topographic maps for the whole of Spain and its Islands on to a smartphone and use them without a cell phone connection.

    added by Augmentra 1 min Read
  • FREE Event from BlackBerry 10 on ‘The Future for Developers’

    Cambridge Wireless is delighted to announce we are delivering a very special evening lecture for BlackBerry 10 on the 24th October. Taking place in Cambridge this FREE event will provide an insightful look at the new BlackBerry 10 platform.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • The University of Surrey welcomes 5G Innovation Centre funding success

    A University of Surrey-led proposal to create a premier world research hub for 5th Generation mobile communication technologies (‘5G’) in the UK takes a significant step closer to being realised with the announcement today of £35 million new research funding.

    added by University of Surrey (ICS) 3 min Read
  • Procom Launch a New Series of 100W Diplexers

    Press release for launch of a new series of 100W Diplexers covering the VHF, Tetra and UHF frequency bands.

    added by antennaPRO 1 min Read
  • Argon Design - Searching for Pink Unicorns

    Cambridge News article on this fast growing technology and product development company

    added by Broadcom 3 min Read
  • Discovering Start-Ups Finalists Pitch to 20 Leading Wireless Industry Investors

    Entries to Discovering Start-Ups 2012 close on 19th October 5th October 2012: Twenty ambitious wireless entrepreneurs and start-ups will get the chance to pitch their new technologies and business plans to senior executives from companies such as RIM, Vodafone Ventures, Qualcomm, Google, Orange, London Technology Fund and Silicon Valley Bank, at the finals of Discovering Start-Ups 2012 next month. The 19th October is the last date to submit a free entry to the national competition and win the unique opportunity to present to 20 of the world’s leading venture capitalists, angel investors and wireless industry leaders.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Cambridge Wireless Membership Policy on Sharing Data

    Attention: Members’ News

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • A series of exciting events from our Legal SIG this autumn

    Cambridge Wireless Legal SIG will be presenting a series of events this autumn to provide clarity to legal and regulatory issues. Highlights include the 13th November Legal SIG on ‘Information and Regulation in the Wireless Age’, with talks from Liz Fitzsimons, James Walsh and Simon Crossley from Eversheds LLP, and David Evans from the Information Commissioner’s Office. In addition our popular bi-monthly ‘ARM Networking Session’ will meet on the 14th November, and as usual will have no fixed agenda but will focus on a legal issue, and is open to all members within the technology industry.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Last Chance to Book!! Handset SIG 18th October 2012

    <b>‘The Smart Journey – A smooth path or a bumpy road?’</b> This half-day SIG will examine the latest key device-side technology enablers that could help make smarter journeys a reality, in essence providing users with smart travel assistants significantly improving everyone’s travel experience. Topics under discussion and review include location tracking, low power always on contextual sensing and positioning and machine learning approaches for intelligent assistants. This event will provide attendees with the latest emerging technology information and therefore the commercial opportunities this technological progress could provide. Confirmed speakers so far include: Paul Lee of Deloitte, Peter Whale of Qualcomm, Simon Fell of BAA and John Worsfold of RNIB.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Rohde & Schwarz UK invite you to attend a FREE full day LTE technical seminar

    Rohde & Schwarz are holding a full-day LTE seminar in 2 locations in November 2012. The seminars will introduce LTE and LTE Advanced technology and explain the technical challenges when implementing chipset, UE and network equipment.

    added by Rohde and Schwarz 1 min Read
  • Deloitte Great Debate 2012

    This House believes that too many companies are only paying lip service to the green agenda.

    added by Deloitte LLP 1 min Read
  • Tektronix Adds Critical Support for 100G Communications Test

    Announces new 28.6 GB/s BERTScope with Pattern Generation, Error Detection and Jitter Analysis for IEEE802.3ba & 32G Fibre Channel Standards

    added by Tektronix UK 3 min Read
  • Smartphones influence more than £15bn of in-store retail sales – almost twice the value of direct purchases made through mobiles

    • 46% of smartphone owners have used their device for store-related shopping • Smartphone use drives higher in-store conversion rates • Influence set to increase to more than £35bn of in-store sales by 2016

    added by Deloitte LLP 2 min Read
  • Innovative wireless companies line up for Discovering Start-Ups 2012 competition

    14 September 2012 – Budding technology entrepreneurs and innovative new wireless businesses from across the UK are getting in early to enter this year’s national Discovering Start-Ups competition run by Cambridge Wireless and Silicon South West.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Viewranger Links with Laterooms.com

    ViewRanger has linked up with accommodation booking specialist LateRooms.com to offer accommodation booking to outdoor enthusiasts. Offers accommodation convenient for hiking and cycling trails through the My.ViewRanger website and within the ViewRanger GPS mobile app.

    added by Augmentra 3 min Read
  • Cambridge Wireless Driving Internet of Things Research

    Cambridge Wireless in forefront of research into exciting project for internet ecosystem

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Cambridge Wireless Champions share the Essentials of Mobile Handset Design

    Two very active members of Cambridge Wireless – Abhi Naha and Peter Whale, have teamed up to write a new book entitled ‘The Essentials of Mobile Handset Design’. Published on August 30th by Cambridge University Press, the book is a much needed guide that explains in a very understandable way all that is involved in designing a modern mobile handset, be that the latest smartphone, or the simplest “talk and text” device.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Viewranger Adds a Social Dimension to Share Routes

    For many people, one of the best parts of going out on a trip or an adventure is sharing the experience with friends afterwards. ViewRanger, the leading outdoor activities GPS app, already allows you to record a track of your trip and add photos, videos and tweets which can be uploaded onto Facebook and twitter later. Recognising the trend towards doing more from your smartphone, ViewRanger have now introduced a social feature which allows you to share your adventures directly from the app.

    added by Augmentra 2 min Read
  • CommAgility and PolyCore Software speed multicore development on TI DSPs

    CommAgility and PolyCore Software work together to speed multicore development on Texas Instruments’ TMS320C66x DSPs Software supported on AMC modules

    added by CommAgility 2 min Read
  • Rohde & Schwarz SIT encrypts iPhone conversations

    Berlin, Jun 12, 2012 - Up to now, extensive measures have been required to protect smartphone conversations from eavesdropping. Rohde & Schwarz SIT offers a compact solution for secure voice encryption: the TopSec Mobile crypto headset – now also for iPhones.

    added by Rohde and Schwarz 1 min Read
  • Rohde & Schwarz helps developers of LTE-Advanced mobile phon

    Rohde & Schwarz is the first T&M equipment supplier to offer a test solution for 3GPP LTE uplink with MIMO technology. The current release of the R&S FS-K103PC software option for the R&S FSV, R&S FSQ and R&S FSW signal analyzers allows chipset manufacturers to develop the components for tomorrow's user equipment – today.

    added by Rohde and Schwarz 1 min Read
  • The R&S ESR, the world's fastest EMI test receiver, reduces testing times and more reliably detects EMI

    Rohde & Schwarz introduces the new R&S ESR EMI test receiver whose broadband architecture allows standard-compliant EMI measurements up to 6000 times faster than other solutions. Comprehensive diagnostic tools such as spectrogram display, realtime spectrum analysis and IF analysis help developers detect and eliminate EMI. The R&S ESR is impressively easy to use thanks to its intuitive touchscreen interface.

    added by Rohde and Schwarz 3 min Read
  • Antenova Adds Rubra A10393 Cellular Penta-band SMD Antenna to gigaNOVA® Range

    Antenova announces the addition of Rubra A10393 cellular penta-band SMD antenna to the market leading gigaNOVA® range of surface mount standard antennas. Halogen-free Rubra antenna provides high efficiency and robust performance for M2M Applications

    added by Antenova Ltd 2 min Read
  • 43% of smartphone owners see Wi-Fi as a way of avoiding breaching their monthly data allowances

    Wi-Fi has become the predominant source of data connectivity for smartphone and tablet owners according to a new mobile consumption report, by Deloitte, the business advisory firm. 58% of smartphone users and 93% of tablet owners use Wi-Fi most for data connectivity.

    added by Deloitte LLP 2 min Read
  • Discovering Start Ups 2012 competition

    <b>Exciting opportunity for innovative UK Start-Ups to enter national competition and boost their PR!</b>

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CALL FOR PAPERS - Joint Cambridge Wireless and ICT KTN Radio Technology SIG Symposium

    <b>Disruptive RF Technologies for Wireless Terminals</b> This event will bring together RF circuit and system researchers to discuss new RF technologies that could revolutionise the way we make wireless handsets. It will be an opportunity to present new results and make speculative but well-founded proposals for new ideas such as new design / system approaches and use of alternative materials. Please submit summaries of proposed papers to Louise O'Carroll FitzPatrick (louise.fitzpatrick@cambridgewireless.co.uk) by Friday 17 August 2012.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • ViewRanger Signs Agreement With Netherlands National Mapping Authority

    ViewRanger, the GPS mapping and navigation app popular with outdoor enthusiasts worldwide, has added to its extensive mapping portfolio by signing an agreement with Kadaster, the National Mapping Authority in the Netherlands.

    added by Augmentra 2 min Read
  • Canadian ICT Showcase and Reception 6th August 2012, London

    As the world converges on London, opportunities for companies to do business abound. In order to take advantage of this international event, Invest Ottawa, in partnership with the Canadian High Commission, have organized a Canadian ICT Showcase in Canada House, Trafalgar Square

    added by Canadian High Commission 1 min Read
  • Antenova Releases Global LTE Antenna Reference Design for Smartphones

    Antenova announces the release of a global LTE MIMO Antenna Reference Design for Smartphone applications.

    added by Antenova Ltd 2 min Read
  • Smart Factory Technology Provides Deeper Energy Insight for Plastic’s Company

    London/Theydon Bois, 02nd July 2012 - Norfolk-based Merit Plastic Mouldings (MPM) has become the first UK Company to benefit from AND Technology Research’s (AND) smart factory technology.

    added by AND Technology Research 2 min Read
  • RF Lightning Protector Earthing/Grounding

    There are approximately 300,000 lightning strikes that hit the ground in the UK each year, 30% of which are estimated to cause severe damage. As global warming makes lightning storms more prevalent the necessity to have lightning protection will rise.

    added by RFMW UK (was Microwave Marketing) 0 min Read
  • Deloitte calls on entrepreneurs to share their views

    Deloitte, the business advisory firm, has opened its annual survey of UK entrepreneurs for its report: ‘Entrepreneurship UK: 2012/13’.

    added by Deloitte LLP 2 min Read
  • Chronos welcomes Ofcom's licensing regime for GPS Repeaters in the UK

    Chronos Technology, a specialist supplier of GNSS (GPS, GLONASS & Galileo) products and services, welcomes the decision by the UK regulator Ofcom on the 20th June 2012 to implement a licensing regime for the use of GNSS repeaters in the UK.

    added by Chronos Technology 2 min Read
  • The Future Role of the Wireless Industry as the Primary Enabler of Social and Economic Development Worldwide

    Over the past five years, the explosive growth in take-up of wireless devices and services has been a unifying characteristic of economies worldwide. Today, even as mobile penetration in markets such as Argentina exceeds 120%(1) and continues to grow, the potential for further expansion in global wireless adoption remains enormous.

    added by PwC UK 0 min Read
  • Call for Entries for 2012 Deloitte UK Fast 50 Awards

    Entries have now opened for the 2012 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 awards. The awards, now in their fifteenth year, recognise and rank technology companies with an exceptional growth in turnover over the last five years.

    added by Deloitte LLP 3 min Read
  • New Zealand’s Leading Outdoors Activity Magazine Partners With ViewRanger For Digital Trails

    ViewRanger, the outdoor gps navigation app and social community for outdoor enthusiasts, has welcomed New Zealand’s leading outdoors activity magazine “Wilderness” as the latest brand publisher to bring its trail guide content to the ViewRanger mobile and web digital content platform.

    added by Augmentra 1 min Read
  • Chronos becomes first Partner in Transmode's Enlighten Ecosystem with SyncWatch System

    Chronos is the first partner in Transmode’s Enlighten™ Ecosystem, bringing network synchronisation monitoring and management capabilities via the integration of its SyncWatch network probes and SyncWatch NetSMART software.

    added by Chronos Technology 2 min Read
  • FT/Govt of Canada ICT event - London 6th August 2012

    The Financial Times in partnership with the Government of Canada will bring together senior policy-makers and global business leaders for a forward looking and insightful discussion about Canada's ICT sector, its key areas of growth, the challenges and emerging investment opportunities.

    added by Canadian High Commission 0 min Read
  • Calling all innovative UK Start Ups: enter the famous ‘Discovering Start Up 2012 competition’!

    Cambridge, UK: 15th June 2012 – Cambridge Wireless and Silicon South West have today announced that registrations for pitching companies to enter the Discovering Start-Ups 2012 Competition have opened. The competition will take place on 21st November and will be hosted at the prestigious London venue of the legal firm Taylor Wessing and is further supported by Google, Rohde and Schwarz and SETsquared Partnership.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • DAC 2012: Posedge standardizes on EnSilica’s eSi-3250 processor

    Includes innovative new 12-core Wireless Packet Processor solution for application-aware WLAN access points and LTE basestations

    added by EnSilica 3 min Read
  • Xtendwave selects EnSilica’s eSi-3200 processor for the receiver IC implementing NIST’s next-generation WWVB atomic timekeeping signal

    EnSilica has announced that Xtendwave has licensed its high-performance eSi-3200 32-bit processor core to power Everset™, Xtendwave’s time code receiver solution for the next-generation WWVB atomic timekeeping signal.

    added by EnSilica 3 min Read
  • Linwave annouce new Technical Director

    Linwave Technology are pleased to announce appointment of Neil Sparling to the role of Technical Director.

    added by RFMW UK (was Microwave Marketing) 1 min Read
  • Tektronix Enhances Optical Modulation Analysis Solution

    Adds Support for DSA8300 Digital Sampling Oscilloscope to OM4000 Optical Analyzer, Boosts Vertical Resolution to 16 Bits

    added by Tektronix UK 2 min Read
  • 1st Village Homes Connect to Smart Grid

    AND Technology Research (AND) has successfully conducted initial testing of Smart Grid networking technology in the Oxford village of Hook Norton.

    added by AND Technology Research 2 min Read
  • Fancy a Pint? CAMRA Publishes Pub Walks To Smartphones With ViewRanger App

    ViewRanger and CAMRA Books have begun to publish guided trails from CAMRA's range of Pub Walk guidebooks into the ViewRanger's mobile GPS app and web community platform.

    added by Augmentra 1 min Read
  • Tektronix Expands Gold Care Service Plans

    Plan Now Covers Existing Equipment, Broader Range of Products and Geographies

    added by Tektronix UK 2 min Read
  • Tektronix Launches CALWEB® Version 6.0

    Online Calibration Management System Offers More Visibility and Capability

    added by Tektronix UK 1 min Read
  • ViewRanger Navigates to Top of iTunes

    ViewRanger achieves Top 5 app in France and rides high in Apple appstores all around the world, as it completes its move to a freemium model.

    added by Augmentra 2 min Read
  • Major change proposed in R&D tax relief

    John Moore of Kingly Brookes LLP brings us up to date on the proposals to radically overhaul the way that a major part of the R&D tax reliefs will operate.

    added by Kingly Brookes LLP 1 min Read
  • ViewRanger Collects 2012 Appy Award

    ViewRanger, the award-winning outdoor navigation app, is honoured to be the 2012 Appy Award winner for the Mapping/Location Based category. The winners of the awards were announced March 19th at a reception in San Francisco.

    added by Augmentra 2 min Read
  • New guidance on R&D claims for the production of goods and services

    John Moore of Kingly Brookes LLP brings us up to date on the latest improvement to the guidance potentially enabling companies to claim costs that they might not have done in the past.

    added by Kingly Brookes LLP 1 min Read
  • ViewRanger launches Automated Route Planning for Outdoor Enthusiasts

    ViewRanger, the gps app and website that lets outdoor enthusiasts plan, navigate, and share their outdoor adventures, has added automatic route generation to its trail planning tools, that analyse the terrain and available rights of way, to intelligently offer the best path based on mode of transport – on-road and off-road.

    added by Augmentra 2 min Read
  • Antenova Approved for Deutsche Telekom’s M2M Partner Program

    Antenova selected by Deutsche Telekom for its global M2M Partner Program and joins a select group of authorized vendors in the M2M value chain for partnering with the M2M Competence Center at Deutsch Telekom.

    added by Antenova Ltd 2 min Read
  • Rohde & Schwarz test solution for VoLTE paves the way for LTE-based voice services

    The advent of voice services in LTE networks is being accompanied by the introduction of voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology on mobile user equipment. At the Mobile World Congress 2012, Rohde & Schwarz will be demonstrating a new VoLTE signaling and audio quality test solution for network operators and user equipment manufacturers.

    added by Rohde and Schwarz 3 min Read
  • Transmitting media content from mobile devices to high-definition (HD) equipment is no longer a future vision, it is reality. This is why more and more smartphone and tablet manufacturers are turning to the new mobile high-definition link (MHL) video interface. Rohde & Schwarz now introduces a compact, all-in-one solution for the necessary interoperability and application testing. Manufacturers benefit from a solution that is simpler and more cost-effective than conventional test setups.

    added by Rohde and Schwarz 2 min Read
  • New 4 GHz oscilloscope from Rohde & Schwarz

    Rohde & Schwarz continues to systematically broaden its oscilloscope portfolio, adding a 4 GHz model to its R&S RTO high-performance oscilloscope family. Together, the new R&S RTO1044 and the R&S RT-ZD40 differential probe (4.5 GHz bandwidth) are a powerful solution for developing digital, analog and RF designs.

    added by Rohde and Schwarz 2 min Read
  • Vectron International Latest Product Innovations

    High Frequency VCSO with Ultra Low Jitter Performance in a 9x14 package

    added by RFMW UK (was Microwave Marketing) 1 min Read
  • Antenova Chosen by Telegesis for ZigBee Smart Energy Modules

    Antenova announces their 2.4GHz ZigBee antennas have been selected by Telegesis for the latest range of ZigBee Smart Energy Modules and wins Smart Gas Meter project.

    added by Antenova Ltd 2 min Read
  • LTE Technical Seminar from Rohde & Schwarz

    Rohde & Schwarz are holding a full-day LTE seminar in 2 locations in April 2012. The seminars will introduce LTE and LTE Advanced technology and explain the technical challenges when implementing chipset, UE and network equipment.

    added by Rohde and Schwarz 1 min Read
  • Military VHF/ UHF Tactical Communication Systems NEW PRODUCT

    Linwave has recently launched a new 20 W multi-band Amplifier covering 30-512MHz. The LW10-110259 is an ultra compact combined multiband integrated transmit booster amplifier and high quality receive LNA.

    added by RFMW UK (was Microwave Marketing) 0 min Read
  • ViewRanger Outdoors GPS app adds topo mapping for Canada

    Hot on the heels of its USA launch, ViewRanger has added national topographic mapping for Canada to its ViewRanger Outdoors GPS app and My.ViewRanger.com online community for outdoor enthusiasts.

    added by Augmentra 2 min Read
  • Rohde & Schwarz and HAMEG Instruments consolidate cooperation

    Almost anywhere in the world, test and measurement products from HAMEG Instruments are now directly available from Rohde & Schwarz. This is why these products will receive a new logo that contains the names of both companies – a move that is intended to further increase the brand awareness and growth of HAMEG Instruments in both the domestic and international marketplace.

    added by Rohde and Schwarz 2 min Read
  • ViewRanger app adds 10,000 guided outdoor trails in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

    ViewRanger, the outdoors gps app and social content network for outdoor enthusiasts worldwide, has published a further 10,000 expert-authored, downloadable, guided hiking and biking trails in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and South Tyrol.

    added by Augmentra 2 min Read
  • Rohde & Schwarz simplifies measurement

    <b>of radiated spurious emissions on LTE devices.</b> Manufacturers of wireless devices must measure the radiated spurious emissions (RSE) of their products to ensure that they will not interfere with other services. The conventional approach to measuring RSE is to filter out the high-level wireless communications signals. For the LTE standard, which uses 258 combinations of frequency bandwidths, this approach would involve tremendous cost and effort. Rohde & Schwarz now presents a significantly simpler solution that is easy on the budget – the new R&S OSP-B155 option.

    added by Rohde and Schwarz 2 min Read
  • Canada at Mobile World Congress 2012

    Once again substantial numbers of Canadian companies will be exhibiting or visiting Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona. This is a link to an online catalogue profiling them. There will also be a "Connect with Canada" breakfast, Tuesday 28th February, invitation linked.

    added by Canadian High Commission 1 min Read
  • Sequans Communications certifies the R&S CMW500

    Sequans Communications certifies the R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester for the alignment of its LTE chipsets. Sequans Communications, a leading 4G chip maker, now uses Rohde & Schwarz test equipment to align its new generation LTE chipsets. The jointly-developed test solution is built around the multi-standard, market-leading R&S CMW500 radio communication tester.

    added by Rohde and Schwarz 2 min Read
  • ViewRanger Outdoor GPS App and Social Network Launch for Outdoor Enthusiasts in USA

    The ViewRanger Outdoors GPS USA app and My.ViewRanger.com social content network has launched for US outdoor enthusiasts at this week’s OR Show, taking place in Salt Lake City, UT.

    added by Augmentra 2 min Read
  • Antenova Taps Global Vehicle Black Box Market with GPS RADIONOVA

    Antenova announces their GPS RADIONOVA® RF Antenna Modules have been selected by leading Korean Vehicle Black Box manufactures iTronics, AMON and UB1 for the global markets.

    added by Antenova Ltd 2 min Read
  • Drive test solution now offers complete MIMO measurements

    Rohde & Schwarz drive test solution now offers complete MIMO measurements in real LTE networks. Network operators want to take full advantage of their new and existing resources when they upgrade to LTE. To support this objective, Rohde & Schwarz has added MIMO-specific measurements to its R&S ROMES4.65 drive test software. Using this feature, the R&S TSMW network scanner can quickly identify interferers that reduce MIMO performance in LTE networks.

    added by Rohde and Schwarz 2 min Read

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