Intelsat to buy Gogo in-flight broadband connectivity

Intelsat, the communications satellite services provider, is buying the commercial aviation business of Gogo, a Chicago-based provider of in-flight broadband connectivity.

This article was posted on Sep 10, 2020

Aspinity raises $5.3m Series A

Aspinity, the five year-old Pittsburgh analogue AI processor startup, has raised $5.3 million in Series A funding backed byby Anzu Partners, Amazon’s Alexa Fund, Birchmere Ventures, Mountain State Capital and Riverfront Ventures.

This article was posted on Sep 10, 2020

700MHz spectrum cleared for auction in January

The 700 MHz frequency band which was used for TV signals has now been cleared for use for 5G signals. The band will be auctioned off in January.

This article was posted on Sep 10, 2020

Transphorm eval board for single-phase AC-DC conversion

Transphorm has launched an evaluation board for single-phase AC-to-DC power conversion up to 4kW using bridgeless totem-pole power factor correction (PFC) topology with a traditional analogue control.

This article was posted on Sep 10, 2020

e-peas develops energy harvesting based on induction

e-peas and the French magnetic components specialist TCT have developed an energy harvesting platform that is based on induction.

This article was posted on Sep 10, 2020

Rutronik introduces AI development kit

A development kit, created by Rutronik, is intended to ensure security and performance when developing proof-of-concept systems for AI-based applications. The RUTDevKit-STM32L5, can be used by hardware and firmware developers to implement Edge AI or Edge Intelligence to evaluate data generated by node devices. Evaluation is either in MCU platforms or close to the MCU-based embedded system. The distributor says that the kit contains all the necessary components for evaluation, drawn from its own portfolio.

This article was posted on Sep 10, 2020

Thermoelectric modules for optoelectronics rated up to 150°C

Laird Thermal Systems has developed a thermoelectric module series that is rated for high temperature in emerging optoelectronic applications.

This article was posted on Sep 9, 2020

Nokia launching professional 5G training and certification

Nokia is launching professional level certifications to train and certify industry professionals on end-to-end 5G networks, from network access to application management.

This article was posted on Sep 9, 2020

SpaceX to launch Masten’s MM1 lander to lunar south pole

California-based-Masten Space Systems has announced it has selected SpaceX to launch its Masten Mission One (MM1) in 2022.

This article was posted on Sep 9, 2020

ULEMCo to provide 20 hydrogen-powered gritters

ULEMCo, which is pioneering hydrogen fuel in the UK, has commenced the largest single deployment of hydrogen dual fuel vehicles yet seen.

This article was posted on Sep 9, 2020

Imagination launches RISC-V architecture course

Imagination has announced a complete course on RISC-V computer architecture for undergraduate teaching as part of its Imagination University Programme (IUP).

This article was posted on Sep 9, 2020

Desktop PSU for home medical appliances has 2x MOPP

Intended to partner home healthcare products, California-based TrumPower has released a family of medically-approved IP54 rated desktop ac-dc adaptors.

This article was posted on Sep 9, 2020

TT Electronics gets PSU design-and-qualify contract from BAE Systems

TT Electronics has been awarded a contract from BAE Systems for the design, development and qualification of a flight control system dc-dc converter to support project Tempest, the UK-Italian fighter aircraft concept.

This article was posted on Sep 9, 2020

UK 47th in download speed stakes

The UK is 47th in the global broadband speed table, according to cable.co.uk.

This article was posted on Sep 9, 2020

Zortrax adds secure cloud-based 3D printer control

Zortrax has introduced cloud-based printing management for its range of professional grade 3D printers.

This article was posted on Sep 9, 2020

Viavi delivers O-RAN test gear to China Mobile

Viavi Solutions has delivered 5G O-RAN fronthaul and optical transport test solutions to China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI), the research division of the world’s largest mobile operator, China Mobile.

This article was posted on Sep 9, 2020

Broadcom overtakes Qualcomm in fabless listing

Broadcom overtook Qualcomm in Q2 to be the world’s No.1 fabless company, says TrendForce.

This article was posted on Sep 8, 2020

Sponsored Content: Improving reliability and performance of RF ICs with advanced EDA technology

Radio frequency (RF) integrated circuits (ICs) are at the heart of a wide variety of today’s applications and services, including wireless local area networks (LANs), cellular communications, global positioning systems (GPS), automotive electronics, and Internet of Things (IoT), writes Neel Natekar of Mentor, a Siemens Business.

This article was posted on Sep 8, 2020

Digi-Key signs Septentrio

Septentrio, the GNSS positioning specialist, has partnered with Digi-Key to make the mosaic-X5 available globally.

This article was posted on Sep 8, 2020

Artificial skin senses pain

Researchers have developed electronic artificial skin that reacts to pain just like real skin, opening the way to better prosthetics, smarter robotics and non-invasive alternatives to skin grafts.

This article was posted on Sep 8, 2020

3W dc-dc converters with 3kV isolation, 4:1 input range and 2MoOP

Cosel has announced a series of high isolation 3W dc-dc converters for medical and industrial applications.

This article was posted on Sep 8, 2020