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5G: Ready or Not, Here it Comes

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11/28/17 11:00 am to 11/28/17 12:00 pm EST

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Technical Education Webinar Series

Title: 5G: Ready or Not, Here it Comes

Date: November 28, 2017

Time: 8am PT / 11am ET

Sponsored by: National Instruments

Presented by: Sarah Yost, Product Marketing Manager

Abstract:

A week after this webinar, the 3GPP will be meeting to solidify the first phase of 5G specifications. The big unknown for 5G has started to shift from what 5G will be, to how will 5G be implemented. Turning 5G standards and ideas into functional commercial products creates a whole new set of challenges ranging from designing new ICs with integrated antennas for mmWave communications to new test methodology to test systems with integrated phased arrays or massive numbers of antenna elements. This webinar aims to share an update on where 5G is now as the 3GPP prepares to meet and a look into future challenges from both a business and technology point of view.

Presenter Bio:

Sarah is a product marketing manager on the software defined radio (SDR) team at NI. She manages NI’s mmWave hardware products. In addition to product management, Sarah focuses on outbound marketing activities for both 5G prototyping and SDR. She has a deep knowledge of USRPs from her time spent on the Ettus Research R&D team. Sarah’s background is in microwave and millimeter wave technology, specifically for wireless communications.

Sarah has a BE in electrical engineering from Texas Tech University.