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.
Fabrisonic LLC, a manufacturer of ultrasonic additive manufacturing machines and 3D metal printing, adds rotary access to their SonicLayer 7200. The in-house machine is the largest of three machines developed by Fabrisonic, and is used to make parts for customers in industries such as aerospace, automotive and military applications.
Infineon Technologies has opened a new building complex in Villach, Austria for production, research and development where the focus is on designing the development and production environment according to the principles of Industry 4.0.
On 1 April 2014 LPKF will open a service and sales subsidiary office in Seoul, Korea, which will be just in time to complement the company’s participation at the SMT/PCB & Nepcon Korea Trade Show that takes place in the city from 2 to 4 April.
Huber + Suhner opened its new state-of-the-art facility in Changzhou, East China, which will enable the company to manufacture products from all three core technologies – radio frequency, fiber optics and low frequency – in China.
Whenever time to market is critical, rapid
prototyping can produce a first draft of a new product that allows testing, evaluation, and further refinement
of the product idea, which helps a company more quickly and cost-effectively transform early concepts into
marketable products. At the same time, for concepts that may not make practical products, rapid prototyping
can spare a company further investment time and expenses by revealing the product's flaws at an early stage
of the development process.
Shifting landscapes suggest RF/Microwave companies keep manufacturing closer to home. The outsourcing decision for RF/Microwave (RF/MW) companies, however, has a unique set of circumstances when compared to conventional digital electronics.