StarChip is sampling the SCF670H SIM controller. The SCF670H will speed the introduction of higher performance smart cards and multimedia services for 4G/LTE mobile phones. The StarChip SCF670H is available now in in DIL, card or wafer form. The device is ideal for the telecom market from native to high-end SWP through USIM Java Card and 4G/LTE applications.
This article is intended to provide status on LTE as a key technology enabler that will have impact on the entire telecom supply chain. LTE impact affects semiconductor SoC, communications networking infrastructure, mobile devices, applications and quality services transforming means of communications to a new level – higher speed, multimedia content and enriching personal experiences. The article will cover a number of important topics covering the needs for LTE, LTE market positioning and benefits, LTE market trends, deployment and applications, and LTE roadmap. The article will conclude with how Power Architecture technology is enabling differentiated solution for LTE.
MontaVista Software rolled out version 5.1 of Carrier Grade Edition (CGE) Linux. Over 30 different Linux Support Packages (LSP’s) are available immediately for CGE 5.1. The latest release of CGE Linux supports next generation 4G wireless networks including LTE and WiMAX. CGE 5.1 includes full integration of the OpenSAF high availability middleware consistent with Service Availability Forum specifications. CGE 5.1 is the only carrier grade Linux to be compliant with Carrier Grade Linux, IPv6, and Linux Standard Base certifications.