Articles Tagged with ''research''

Disposable wireless heathcare sensor market shows signs of life

The market for disposable wireless Medical Body Area Network (MBAN) sensors within professional healthcare is in its earliest stages, but key foundations to support adoption are now in place. There is also tremendous potential for adoption. So much so that by 2018, close to 5 million disposable sensors will be shipped even though MBAN sensors will have still barely penetrated the addressable market.


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LTE RAN CAPEX to soar by 82.4% in 2013

The spending on Long-Term Evolution (LTE) base stations will hit US$ 12.3 billion in 2013 as countries around the world join the high-speed club. Membership is not exclusive to the developed economies as emerging markets close the digital divide by aggressive network roll-out. Some of these emerging market LTE deployments are government-sponsored initiatives as in Rwanda while others are private ventures as in Sri Lanka.


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More than 1M smart watches will be shipped in 2013

Smart watches have been around for the last decade. The wearable computing device has failed to take off for one reason or another: they looked ugly, were too bulky, had weak functionality, or the battery life was not good enough. However, over the last nine months a number of new smart watches have emerged that could change consumers’ perceptions. Market intelligence firm ABI Research projects more than 1.2 million smart watches will be shipped in 2013.


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Nuvotronics announces new facility in research triangle region of NC

Nuvotronics LLC (http://nuvotronics.com/), a leading innovator in radio frequency (RF) hardware and defense technology, has announced the opening of a new 40,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Durham, N.C. The space will integrate research, development, design and 10,000 square feet of cleanroom operations for a new 8-inch wafer fabrication line, assembly and test for its proprietary PolyStrata® architecture.


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Broadcom's 40nm RF leads the industry in size and power

ABI Research reports that Broadcom has put into production one of the world’s smallest multimode (GSM/GPRS/EDGE/UMTS) transceivers. The sub 7 sq. mm. 40nm RF chip (BCM2193) was revealed just one week after the discovery of the 40nm RF chip announced last week. Broadcom’s chip was discovered second but it may actually have hit production a week or two prior to the Mediatek solution.


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