NI’s mmWave Test Solution to speed up 5G rollout

Software-defined platform provider NI has unveiled mmWave Vector Signal Transceiver (VST) to address the test challenges of 5G mmWave RFIC transceivers and power amplifiers. This new product will be demonstrated at NIWeek 2019 in multi-site production test configurations for the packaged part and wafer-level test and invalidation test configurations using over-the-air measurements. With chipmakers racing to commercialise 5G mmWave technology, engineers face the daunting challenge of accelerating product schedules combined with new and often unsolved technical […]

Messe Frankfurt to use only ‘green energy’ from 2020

World’s largest trade fair organiser Messe Frankfurt has decided to source 100 percent of its electricity from renewable energy from 2020 event year. This includes the power supply for the stands, halls and exhibition grounds at the company’s Frankfurt base. The move away from conventional energy sources is a further milestone in implementing its long-term […]

Elgi Equipments unveils new Air Compressor range

Elgi Equipments has launched its new range of compact, encapsulated air-compressor models with energy saving Variable Frequency Drives (VFD). The Encapsulated or EN series air compressors find a wide range of application across the general engineering, automotive, textile, food and beverage, and rice sorting industries. They are energy efficient and provide superior performance by employing […]

STMicroelectronics solutions adopted by Rohm

Global semiconductor leader STMicroelectronics has announced that its automotive NFC Reader IC (ST25R3914) and its automotive 8-bit microcontroller (STM8AF) have been chosen for the Qi-compliant automotive wireless charging reference design from Rohm. Contactless communication based on NFC is already in extensive use for functions such as mobile payment by smartphone and in recent years, NFC […]