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 Weightless SIG announced availability of Weightless-P hardware and the pre-launch of a Weightless-P Software Development Kit. In conjunction with Weightless Vendor partner, Antenova, Weightless-P hardware is to be shown at CTIA SuperMobility in Las Vegas, September 7-9. A limited number of free Weightless-P SDKs will be made available to developers in an offer specific to the show.
DiTom Microwave has received a contract from a major U.S. satellite manufacturing company for K-Band space qualified hardware. Under the contract agreement, DiTom will supply these components for a commercial payload.
Nutaq, a provider of integrated hardware and software solutions for signal processing applications in mil/aero, wireless, life sciences, and high energy physics, announced that it has been selected by UCLA’s Crump Institute for Medical Imaging to provide the PicoDigitizer 125-32 for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) algorithm development.
VTI Instruments is pleased to announce VTI's partnership with Maya HTT for the newly upgraded Test for I-DEAS. This partnership provides customers a new and improved experience with the most comprehensive solutions for noise and vibration testing in the industry. With support for VTI Instruments' new EMX Dynamic Signal Analyzer products, Test for I-DEAS offers engineers a complete hardware and software environment with seamless integration between test domains for efficient and accurate large scale dynamic testing.
Texas Instruments (TI) announced the SimpleLink™ Sub-1 GHz CC1200 transceiver, an extension to TI’s RF performance line family. With leading range, co-existence and data rates up to 1Mbps, the CC1200 is aimed at Sub-1 GHz wireless connectivity for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and Home Area Networks (HAN) in the smart grid, home and building automation, and alarm and security system applications.
Agilent introduced MIPI™ M-PHY physical layer receiver and transmitter tests with switch automation. The tests are designed to accelerate the turn-on and debug of MIPI M-PHY-based systems and provide design engineers an efficient way to ensure M-PHY devices interoperate with the application processor.
MiCOM Labs Inc., has released MiTest, a hardware and cloud based computing test system that can accelerate product development release by running regulatory compliance testing in a company’s own design lab. “MiTest provides manufacturers the ability to consolidate company-wide test processes, enabling flexible in-house compliance testing and certification possibilities for new products,” said Gordon Hurst, president and CEO for MiCOM Labs.
To simplify the development of ZigBee® wireless connectivity-enabled smart energy infrastructure, home and building automation and intelligent lighting gateways, Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) announced the availability of the CC2538 system-on-chip (SoC). The industry’s most integrated ZigBee solution, the CC2538 is cost-efficient with an ARM® Cortex™-M3 MCU, memory and hardware accelerators on one piece of silicon.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the latest upgrade of the company’s E5071C ENA series network analyzer’s digital hardware, with no price increase. The measurement cycle time of the new hardware is two times faster than that of any other competitive RF network analyzer.