- Buyers Guide
In 2012 a major milestone has been reached for the Wi-Fi market: over 5 billion Wi-Fi enabled devices have been shipped in the technologies lifetime. Recent explosive growth has been largely driven by the smartphone and laptop markets but future success will be dependent on Wi-Fi penetration into newer markets such as connected home and automotive devices.
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), the global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, announced that Transit Wireless has selected RFS products to support the architecture of its distributed antenna system (DAS) for the New York City subway system. RFS products that will be used in the project include HYBRIFLEX conduit cable, transmission line cabling with low smoke, and zero-halogen jackets and jumpers.
Innovative product development firm Cambridge Consultants is making the future of smart technology a reality with its ability to make everyday products digitally intelligent. The company’s latest design concept is the world’s first wireless automatic gear-changing bicycle. This bicycle of the future – controlled by smartphone technology – is the latest example of how Cambridge Consultants is using its expertise in wireless technology to showcase the next stage of product evolution in the smart-tech era.
Pulse Electronics Corp., a leading provider of electronic components, introduces a new line of Shadow low profile transit (SLPT) NMO and direct mount antennas to support public safety, WLAN, smart grid/smart metering, 3G, and 4G applications including long term evolution (LTE). These high-performance, rugged, IP-67 rated antennas are provided in a slim, low profile radome of only 2.5" to 3" (63.5 to 76.2 mm) tall with a 1.5" (38.1 mm) diameter base and high gains of 4 to 5.6 dBi.
Ericsson has helped MTN South Africa to launch a commercial LTE network which will be rolled out across the country.
A complete listing of 2012 Microwave Journal articles organized by subject and indexed alphabetically by author
Aeroflex / Weinschel celebrates 60 years of operation – A historical look at the company
Discusses noise figures of lNAs and how they can be linked to the distance of the cell coverage via link budget calculations
Discusses the dawn of a new era where wireless becomes intertwined with everything we do
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