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New Product Recap: August 2012

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This report, as you've come to expect, is a recap of the month's biggest product announcements in communications, organized into the following broad categories for your convenience:

For a quick view of what we have included from your favorite vendors, glance at Table 1; and if you want to see quickly what we have included under each product category, look at Table 2.

Enjoy! And don't forget that you can click here to see our list of previous long-form features and New Product Recaps.

Table 1: Vendors and products included in this Recap
Vendor Product(s) Comment
ADTRAN Compact Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer (mini-ROADM) Addition to Optical Networking Edge (ONE) portfolio with new capabilities that enable all-optical multiring and mesh topologies for metro and middle-mile networks
Agilent Technologies E6607B EXT wireless communications test set and companion E6617A multiport adapter Optimized for nonsignaling testing, the EXT/MPA combination increases test throughput and reduces the cost of test in the manufacturing of current- and next-generation smartphones and tablets that contain multiformat and multiband technologies
Anritsu MT8820C Radio Communication Analyzer software options Allow the one-box tester to perform testing of LTE FDD Band 22 and LTE TDD Band 42/43 LTE smartphones and mobile terminals
ARM Second-generation Mali T600 Series graphics processing units (GPUs) Provide improved user experience for tablets, smartphones and smart TVs, according to the company
Broadcom Full-Band Capture Remote Diagnostic Tools for Cable Operators Continuously monitors the entire 1GHz cable connection to all data and video channels
Calix Consumer Connect Cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) application that virtually extends the access network beyond the traditional demarcation point and all the way to consumer devices
Empirix Empirix Testing as a Service (ETaaS) Expanded for voice biometrics to provide pre-deployment assessment of authentication and enrollment solutions for contact centers and mobile app developers
EXFO FTB/IQS-85100G Packet Blazer 100G/40G Ethernet Test Modules enhancement Addition of OTU3 overclocked optical rates testing capabilities
Fujitsu Interstage Application Server V11 Updated version of application server that provides support for smart device development frameworks
Great Lakes Data Systems (GLDS) WinCAP Presented as first integrated, real-time content authorization service for TV Everywhere
Huawei Technologies Apps Insider solution Series of digital tools that automatically analyze mobile applications to ensure user experience and reassign network resources
IPITEK MSP-300 HD video and Ethernet multiplexer
JDSU OneCheck application for SmartClass Triple-Play Services (TPS) Presented as halving test times for xDSL and triple-play services
JiWire Location Graph Mobile audience targeting system based on analysis of large-scale consumer location and behavior data
Kotura Ultra Variable Optical Attenuator Module in a pluggable Small Form Package (SFP-VOA) A silicon photonics VOA that includes an optical power monitor
Lanode Optical Monitoring range Comprising OM1 Optical Power Meter, OM2 Optical Spectrum Analyzer, FM100 Fibre Monitor, and LP1 Line Protection device
LeCroy 10GBASE-R and 40/100GBASE-R Electrical and Optical Full Test Tool Lineup A suite of tools and software for debugging and analyzing single-channel Ethernet
M/A-COM Technology Solutions MAAM-010144 GaAs MESFET MMIC push-pull amplifier for CATV, FTTX, DBS, and HDTV applications where low noise figure and low distortion are required
M/A-COM Technology Solutions XX1010-QT GaAs MMIC doubler for VSAT applications
Marvell Technology Group PXA988 and PXA986 SoCs for single unified dual-core 3G platform
NEC ProgrammableFlow 3.0 Enhancements to software defined networking product family
Nexus Telecom NexusNETVIEW Release 7.1 Focuses on upgrading the core network protocol libraries with Diameter and improving SIP
Nielsen Online Audience Segments - TV Viewing Links online and offline consumer behaviors by providing marketers the ability to connect with TV audiences online
Qualcomm Life 2net App Software Development Kit (SDK) Provides a consolidated data stream via 2net Connect Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) from the 2net Ecosystem
Research In Motion 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet device
Riverbed Technology Riverbed Optimization System (RiOS) Enhancement by new inbound quality of service (QoS) feature to WAN optimization solution
Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablet device with multiscreen feature, which allows users to operate two different apps side-by-side, simultaneously, on the same screen
TeliSwitch Solutions PON Automated Optical Distribution Frame (PON-AODF) Supports dynamic changes to PON splitting ratios
Thomson Video Networks Flextream 2.0 Upgrade presented as the industry's first to achieve greater efficiency by integrating ancillary services within the multiplexing pool
Thomson Video Networks NetProcessor 9030/40 upgrade Adds a DVB-T2 MI reverse gateway -- the industry's first to be integrated into a remultiplexer/scrambler, according to the company
Thomson Video Networks ViBE EM4000 MPEG broadcast encoder enhancement Quad-channel multistandard version for HD, SD, MPEG-4 AVC, and MPEG-2 encoding
Thomson Video Networks ViBE VS7000 multiscreen video platform enhancement Upgraded capabilities for both live and file-based IP video
T-VIPS CP524 TS Adapter Supports multi-stream (any input to any output), remultiplexing and flexible format conversion for video service distribution
T-VIPS TNS460 HD/SD-SDI Monitor Device for continuous monitoring of HD and SD-SDI signals
Vitesse Semiconductor SynchroPHY portfolio of 1 Gigabit Ethernet (GE), 10GE and 10GE OTN PHYs Presented as delivering the industry's highest accuracy IEEE1588v2 timing for IP edge networks
Vitesse Semiconductor VSC7227 Signal conditioner
VSS Monitoring vBroker Suite of network packet broker appliances and software capabilities presented as giving the industry's only fabric-system approach for enhancing global visibility and operational performance for network monitoring and security systems
ZTE MF820S2 and MF91S Presented as the first multistandard USB modem and uFi which support LTE FDD/LTE TDD/TD-SCDMA / EDGE
Source: Light Reading, 2012


Table 2: Contents of product categories in this Recap
Category Vendor Product(s)
Broadband/Cable Access & Applications IPITEK MSP-300
TeliSwitch Solutions PON Automated Optical Distribution Frame (PON-AODF)
Thomson Video Networks ViBE VS7000 multiscreen video platform enhancement
Thomson Video Networks ViBE EM4000 MPEG broadcast encoder enhancement
Thomson Video Networks NetProcessor 9030/40 upgrade
Thomson Video Networks Flextream 2.0
T-VIPS TNS460 HD/SD-SDI Monitor
T-VIPS CP524 TS Adapter
Carrier Transport & Optical Networking ADTRAN Compact Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer (mini-ROADM)
Components & Devices Kotura Ultra Variable Optical Attenuator Module in a pluggable Small Form Package (SFP-VOA)
M/A-COM Technology Solutions XX1010-QT
M/A-COM Technology Solutions MAAM-010144
Vitesse Semiconductor VSC7227
Vitesse Semiconductor SynchroPHY portfolio of 1 Gigabit Ethernet (GE), 10GE and 10GE OTN PHYs
Mobile Devices & Software ARM Second-generation Mali T600 Series graphics processing units (GPUs)
Fujitsu Interstage Application Server V11
Huawei Technologies Apps Insider solution
Marvell Technology Group PXA988 and PXA986
Qualcomm Life 2net App Software Development Kit (SDK)
Research In Motion 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook
Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 10.1
ZTE MF820S2 and MF91S
Switching, Routing & Network Platforms Riverbed Technology Riverbed Optimization System (RiOS)
VSS Monitoring vBroker
Telecom Software & Service Provider IT Calix Consumer Connect
Great Lakes Data Systems (GLDS) WinCAP
JiWire Location Graph
NEC ProgrammableFlow 3.0
Nexus Telecom NexusNETVIEW Release 7.1
Nielsen Online Audience Segments - TV Viewing
Test & Measurement Agilent Technologies E6607B EXT wireless communications test set and companion E6617A multiport adapter
Anritsu MT8820C Radio Communication Analyzer software options
Broadcom Full-Band Capture Remote Diagnostic Tools for Cable Operators
Empirix Empirix Testing as a Service (ETaaS)
EXFO FTB/IQS-85100G Packet Blazer 100G/40G Ethernet Test Modules enhancement
JDSU OneCheck application for SmartClass Triple-Play Services (TPS)
Lanode Optical Monitoring range
LeCroy 10GBASE-R and 40/100GBASE-R Electrical and Optical Full Test Tool Lineup
Source: Light Reading, 2012


— Tim Hills is a freelance telecommunications writer and journalist. He's a regular author of Light Reading reports.

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