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ABI Research Reveals Upswing in Cellular Market

UMTS, after several years of relative stagnation, is now surging ahead strongly, according to ABI Research’s latest “Wireless Infrastructure Quarterly Service.” Evidence suggests that this year the UMTS market growth rate should approximately double its 2003 performance. While conventional wisdom points to UMTS’ higher level data and video services...
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MEMS Industry Finding Success One Step at a Time

While the first half of 2003 was not terribly promising for MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) suppliers, business activity picked up considerably in the fourth quarter and has remained strong through the first half of 2004, reports In-Stat/MDR. The high tech market research firm believes that, with two strong quarters already...
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RFID Tag Market Up for Grabs

The Electronic Product Code (EPC)-based RFID tag market shows potential for a dramatic revamp over the late 2004/ early 2005 period, according to the latest intelligence from ABI Research. Faced with meeting looming mandates from both commerce and government, the Hardware Action Group established by EPCglobal is trying to...
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Wi-Fi and UWB to Play Leapfrog in Home Entertainment

Technologies for networking home entertainment equipment will compete for dominance over the next five years but ultimately Wi-Fi will use 802.11n to continue its early lead, according to a new study by ABI Research. The report, “Wi-Fi Home Entertainment Networks,” identifies three candidates for wireless home entertainment networking: power...
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ITU TELECOM WORLD 2006 Goes to Hong Kong

The Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Yoshio Utsumi, has confirmed the recommendation of the ITU TELECOM Board to hold the next ITU TELECOM WORLD in 2006 in Hong Kong, China, following an evaluation of the final offers received from Geneva and Hong Kong on 28 May 2004....
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An ACE in the Pack for BAE

BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre (ATC) has been selected to join the European Antenna Centre of Excellence (ACE) initiative, established to provide a European wide platform for research and development into the next generation of antenna technologies. The ACE initiative is funded to the order of €4.9 M under...
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