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.
Jackson Labs Technologies Inc., a designer and manufacturer of cutting-edge GNSS, timing and frequency equipment, announced several new products with full support for the new and emerging Galileo Satellite Navigation System, as well as a free software retrofit to existing products adding Galileo functionality.
Skyworks introduces two new global navigation low noise amplifiers. The SKY65605-21 and SKY65611-21 are both designed for BeiDou/GPS/GLONASS/Galileo receiver applications and are optimized to operate from 1559 to 1606 MHz.
Rohde & Schwarz offers a new, speed-optimized production tester – the R&S SMBV100A vector signal generator equipped with the R&S SMBV-P101 package – for the production testing of Global Navigation Satellite System receivers.
QinetiQ has announced a major breakthrough in developing a robust navigation receiver which will utilize the new global navigation satellite system Galileo, and particularly the secured Public Regulated Service.
Microsemi Corp., a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, announced its Integrated GNSS Master (IGM) solution required for small cell synchronization.
Rohde & Schwarz (R&S) announced that Moog has selected the R&S EDS300 DME/pulse analyzer as a standard test solution for R&D, manufacturing and field deployment of their MM-7000 series navigation aids. The Moog MM-7000 is a technologically advanced full service TACAN and DME Beacon-Transponder that is being widely sold into the civil and military aircraft navigation market.
NuWaves Engineering, an international radio frequency (RF) and microwave solutions provider, announced that the company has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to research and develop advanced RF cavity filters for use on Global Positioning System (GPS) III satellites.
The European Space Agency has announced that the in-orbit validation of Galileo has been achieved: Europe now has the operational nucleus of its own satellite navigation constellation in place – the world’s first civil-owned and operated satnav system