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.
Rogers Corp.’s Advanced Circuit Materials Division launched ROG Mobile, a free mobile app for apple and android devices. The new app allows users to access Rogers’ calculators, including the popular MWI (Microwave Impedance) simulation tool, literature, technical papers and the ability to order samples, all while on the go with their smart phones and tablets.
Anritsu Co. introduces TETRA analyzer and TETRA coverage mapping options to its industry-leading LMR Master™ S412E handheld analyzer. Combining the LMR Master’s best-in-class performance and compact durable design with the new TETRA measuring and analysis tools makes the handheld analyzer the most comprehensive test solution for deploying, installing, and maintaining public safety, transportation, utility and critical communication networks.
The new R&S RTE from Rohde & Schwarz is available with bandwidths from 200 MHz to 1 GHz. An acquisition rate of more than one million waveforms per second helps users find signal faults quickly. The scope's highly accurate digital trigger system with virtually no trigger jitter delivers highly precise results. The single-core A/D converter with more than seven effective bits (ENOB) almost completely eliminates signal distortion.
eMarketer expects 4.55 billion people worldwide to use a mobile phone in 2014. Mobile adoption is slowing, but new users in the developing regions of Asia-Pacific and the Middle East and Africa will drive further increases. Between 2013 and 2017, mobile phone penetration will rise from 61.1% to 69.4% of the global population, according to a new eMarketer report, “Worldwide Mobile Phone Users: H1 2014 Forecast and Comparative Estimates.”
Chinese users welcomed a long-awaited tie-up between Apple and China Mobile, the world's biggest wireless operator, but analysts warned Monday that the deal's impact depends on the quality of the carrier's 4G network.
Harris Corp., an international communications and information technology company, has received an $11 million order from a Middle Eastern nation to provide a comprehensive coastal intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance communications network.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the launch of a "smart filter" function on its website. The new smart filter allows users to quickly drill down through the nearly 100,000 semiconductors, systems and subsystems, M2M products, antennas, power supplies, interconnect and frequency control products, embedded solutions, passive devices, and electromechanical products using multiple search criteria.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the launch of its online Pico Café, an interactive web community created exclusively for atomic force microscope users. Agilent AFM users from around the world are invited to visit the new PicoCafé at www.agilent.com/find/picocafe to share original script programming and instrumentation-related insights with one another.