Fujikura Europe Announces Launch of its New Smart Single Fibre Fusion Splicer: The 41S

Operators can save time and cost with the new wireless solution Chessington, UK, 6th August 2018: Fujikura Europe, leaders in connectivity and splicing technology, has announced the launch of its latest single fibre active cladding alignment fusion splicer. Designed for FTTX applications, the next-generation smart 41S splicer boasts innovative features in a compact and robust package. Wirelessly connecting to the CT50 fibre cleaver using Bluetooth technology, the 41S enables a range of pioneering functions that will improve the overall installation time, cost and efficiency for operators. Compared to its predecessor…

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Newtec Powers Milano Teleport’s Maritime Offerings

The Newtec Dialog® multiservice platform is enhancing Milano Teleport’s service for yachts and cruise liners MILAN, ITALY, and SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium, August 6, 2018. Newtec – a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications – today announced its Newtec Dialog® multiservice platform is being used by global telecommunications provider Milano Teleport to enrich its services for the maritime market. Targeting namely yachts (via the “Orbis Yacht” brand) and cruise liners (with “iSeaglobal”) which both require very high-bandwidth connectivity, especially now during the height of the maritime…

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London leaves the most lights on in the war on Energy Waste

UK consumers leave 77 million lights, electronic devices or appliances on or on standby in the UK each day when not in use 90% of UK consumers have no plans to do more to improve their own well-being and that of the planet Over 11.8 million more devices and lights are left on or on standby when not in use each day in the South of England than in the North[1] London alone leaves 11 million lights and devices on unnecessarily – 3.3 per household – the largest number among…

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UltraSoC brings SEGGER J-Link to embedded debug and analytics environment

J-Link probes support RISC-V, Arm and other CPU platforms Cambridge, UK and Hilden, Germany – 1 August 2018 – UltraSoC today announced that it has partnered with SEGGER to offer support for J-Link debug probes within UltraSoC’s integrated system on chip (SoC) monitoring and analytics environment. SEGGER’s J-Link probes are amongst the industry’s most widely-used and support the debug of popular processor platforms including RISC-V, and both current and legacy Arm cores. The partnership gives SoC developers easy access to J-Link via a single interface when debugging using UltraSoC’s flexible…

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Brexit casts a shadow over UK’s Green Future according to Schneider Electric report

UK consumers are more than twice as concerned about Brexit than the nation’s health and wellbeing and more than five times as concerned about it than environmental issues August 1st is the earliest Earth Overshoot Day has ever fallen, yet the vast majority of UK consumers don’t have any plans to improve the way they live their lives from either a health or environmental perspective Generation Z thinks that reducing energy consumption is half as important as those over 55 years of age Young adults are four times less likely…

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Q2 sees Samsung trade-ins on the rise, while iPhones remain top-traded devices, reveals HYLA Mobile

Over $400 million returned to US consumers as part of mobile device trade-ins 1 August 2018 – HYLA Mobile, the world’s leading provider of software technology and services for mobile device trade-ins and reuse solutions, has released its Q2 2018 trade-in data trends report, highlighting the rise of Samsung smartphone trade-ins during last quarter. While Apple’s iPhones remained the top five traded devices for yet another quarter, Samsung trade-ins increased by 12%. Overall, smartphone trade-ins during the quarter returned $414,198,041 to US consumers. HYLA Mobile’s Q2 trade-in trends report analyzes…

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Rajant, Wabtec Form Strategic Partnership To Accelerate Global Rail Industry Innovation

Global development, marketing of mobile wireless mesh networks will support the digitalization of rail systems 31 July 2018 – Rajant, a leading provider of mobile wireless mesh networks, has entered into a strategic partnership with Wabtec Corporation that is expected to accelerate the growth of Rajant’s connectivity solutions in the global rail industry, ushering in the next wave of innovation for passenger and freight systems and bringing new capabilities to the industry. Rajant and Wabtec, a leading supplier of value-added, technology-based products and services for freight rail, passenger transit and…

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Thalia-DA and Catena confirm successful tape-outs of first analog IP re-use projects

Sub-40nm process migration projects delivered with dramatically reduced project cycle time CWMBRAN, UK 31 July 2018 – Thalia Design Automation and Catena, a leader in radio frequency (RF) communication intellectual property (IP) for connectivity, today announced successful completion of their first jointly delivered analog IP reuse projects. The two companies have worked together to migrate Catena’s WiFi and variants of Bluetooth IP including a low-power version, between multiple sub-40nm process nodes and foundry providers. Analog IP providers increasingly need to respond to customer demands for absolute flexibility in their choice…

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NGMN Alliance backs C-V2X technology for the Connected Car Eco-System

Two-year research project by members already providing cellular connectivity to over 30 million vehicles leads to ground-breaking White Paper recommendations Frankfurt, GERMANY, July 31, 2018 – The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance – which drives and guides the development of all future mobile broadband technology with a focus on 5G – today published its V2X (cellular vehicle to everything) White Paper containing the findings of two years of work by a task force of best in class industry specialists from across the world. Key conclusions from the NGMN include:…

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Quortus partners with Fujitsu on cellular core network technology for Private LTE

Camberley, UK, 31 July 2018 – Quortus today announces the recent signing of a multi-country reseller agreement with Fujitsu Limited of Japan. Under the deal, Fujitsu, Japan’s largest provider of IT services, will deploy the Quortus range of cellular core network products as part of its comprehensive range of Private LTE solutions for enterprises, telcos and other large organizations in Japan and North America. “We are delighted to be working with Fujitsu, Japan’s leading IT services provider,” said Andy Odgers, Quortus founder and CEO. “Fujitsu is uniquely positioned to help…

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