Ted Rappaport, founding director of NYU WIRELESS and a leading proponent of using the millimeter wave spectrum for wireless communications, discusses the FCC's recent rulemaking actions and technology developments that are paving the way to 5G.
Keysight Technologies Inc. announced a Gen 3 PXIe chassis and set of Gen 3 system components designed for complex, high-performance applications. Doubling the system bandwidth, the new products improve data streaming for capture/playback applications, such as 5G and electronic warfare. The Gen 3 products also provide a superior platform for large multi-channel and multi-chassis PXIe test systems for applications, such as MIMO and PA/FEM.
Anritsu Co. announces it has met the GCF Test Platform Approval Criteria (TPAC) and its LTE-Advanced RF/RRM Conformance Test System (CTS) ME7873LA is the world’s first GCF-approved platform providing both RF and RRM TPACs for three downlink carrier aggregation (3DL CA) RF Conformance Tests. Anritsu holds the largest number of GCF TPACs for WI-231, enabling 3CC CA certification of devices for GCF. This leadership position was reached based on approvals gained at the recent CAG#46 meeting held April 26-27, 2016 in New Jersey.
The R&S TS8980 RF conformance test system from Rohde & Schwarz is claimed to have achieved the world's first validation for both LTE-Advanced uplink carrier aggregation and LTE-Advanced Pro uplink 64QAM.
Keysight Technologies Inc. announced it will demonstrate the latest design, simulation and test solutions for wireless communications and aerospace & defense at the IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS2016), Booth 1239, San Francisco, Calif., May 24-26.
Mercury Systems Inc. announced that its Mercury Defense Systems subsidiary recently received a $4 million order from a leading international aerospace and defense company for radio frequency (RF) test systems for a missile defense application. The order was booked in the Company’s fiscal 2016 third quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters.
Presto Engineering Inc., a world leader in semiconductor product engineering and supply chain management, and Peraso Technologies, a leading wireless chipset manufacturer, jointly announced their successful collaboration in developing a comprehensive test solution for Peraso’s recently-launched 60 GHz semiconductor products.