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Our blog posts are written by CML’s expert team of application engineers and provide you with the latest trends, new technology, myth-busters and information on topics of importance in the electronics industry.
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Quick Start Enclosure for VDES Evaluation or Base Station Installation

18 April 2019

We are now in a position to provide a very quick start evaluation enclosure for VDES testing and even base station installation for field trials.

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Looking back on Embedded World 2019

22 March 2019

CML Microcircuits is happy to announce another successful year at the Embedded World exhibition in Nuremburg, Germany. The show celebrated its 17th year, welcoming 31,000 trade visitors and 1,117 companies from countries all over the world. Live demonstrations of the recently-launched CMX655D Ultra-low Power Voice

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CMLs VDES1000 Module

Field Testing Made Easy with the VDES1000

4 March 2019

CML Microcircuits and Stone Three Communications have demonstrated a VDES Evaluation Platform that has been used in a number of VDES field trials that have taken place. The VDES1000 module is a Software Defined Radio (SDR) specifically designed to cover the whole maritime radio spectrum; 156.025 MHz to 162.025MHz.

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World’s First VDES Base Station Installed

4 March 2019

The institute of Maritime Technology (IMT) in South Africa has installed the world’s first commercial VDES base station. This will provide services to the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) broader maritime community and industry interested in using VDES new data applications.

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Canadian Coast Guard VDES Trials

11 February 2019

The Canadian Coast Gard has forecast that VDES is to become a key medium for ship-shore communication. It was therefore very important for Canada to do its own verification of VDES performance in a real-world situation, gauge performance and investigate any potential adverse effects on AIS.

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First VDES Base Station Installed

31 January 2019

The Institute for Maritime Technology (IMT), a division of Armscor SOC Ltd., continued South Africa’s strong maritime legacy by installing and operating the first VHF Data Exchange System (VDES) base station in the world. This effort forms part of the Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) technology

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Come and see us at Embedded World 2019!

28 January 2019

CML Microcircuits is excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at this year’s Embedded World trade fair in Nuremburg, Germany, from 26th-28th February 2019. Embedded World is one of the most important exhibitions in the embedded electronics industry, welcoming over 32,000 attendees last year.

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Looking back on Electronica 2018

7 January 2019

“Connecting everything – smart, safe and secure” CML Microcircuits is pleased to announce another successful year at the 2018 Electronica exhibition. CML participated as a Co-Exhibitor with our German Distributor, SE Spezial Electronic AG, ensuring that we were listed in the Official Show Guide. The

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Now the world works in HD, it’s time for the voice codec to catch up

7 December 2018

Not too long ago, popular fiction still treated the voice interface as something that belonged in the future, but it is now a reality. When we use the phone to talk to a service provider, often we are talking to technology first and a person

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Direct Conversion: After nearly 200 years of radio, we’re still finding ways to improve it

29 August 2018

While the Internet of Things is a worldwide wonder that promises to connect everything, it’s probably worth remembering that the study of electromagnetism started nearly 200 years ago and was, in a very real way, the birth of radio.

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