Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT) announced RapidIO® Gen3 interoperability with Xilinx UltraScale™ FPGAs, enabling a key technology for global rollout of 5G and other advanced network systems. IDT RapidIO RXS switches, coupled with Xilinx UltraScale FPGAs, deliver the essential combination of ultra-low 100ns latency interconnect and programmable computing with application-specific accelerators needed for 4G advanced and 5G programs.
Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., announced the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem, making Qualcomm the first company to announce a commercial 5G modem chipset solution. It is designed to support original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that are building the next generation of cellular devices, as well as aid operators with early 5G trials and deployments.
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.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Wireless and Microwave Technology Conference (WAMICON), announced the 18th annual event which will take place in Cocoa Beach, Fla. The conference, which will focus on power amplifiers, semiconductors and software for 5G wireless communications and the Internet of Things (IoT), will take place from April 24-25, 2017.
Leti, an institute of CEA Tech, and the Institute for Information Industry of Taiwan (III), a non-profit non-governmental technology development organization, today announced an agreement for mutual exploration of a wide range of information and communications technology (ICT) related to the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G wireless connectivity.