Ericsson and Swisscom have switched on the first large-scale commercial 5G network in Europe supporting commercially available smartphones. The 5G network and related services are available in 54 cities and communities in Switzerland, including the major population areas: Zürich, Bern, Geneva, Basel, Lausanne and Lucerne.
Dr. Ulrich Rohde has been selected to receive the 2019 CAS Industrial Pioneer Award. The Industrial Pioneer Award honors the individual(s) with exceptional and pioneering contributions in translating academic and industrial research results into improved industrial applications and/or commercial products.
On April 16, 2019, Apple and Qualcomm settled their bitter legal battle just one day after opening arguments were exchanged in a US Federal court. On a momentous day, Intel also announced its intention to exit the smartphone cellular modem market. Read this analysis of the resulting market outlook for these companies and others affected by the settlement.
The global automotive industry is going through a period of wide-ranging and transformative changes with the shift in the consumer behavior as well as increasing implementation of stringent environmental regulations. Factors such as rising safety and security concerns, increasing demand for reliable transportation system, and advent of revolutionary trends, such as transition from car ownership to "Mobility as a Service" (MaaS), are expected to increase the demand for autonomous vehicles.
Orbital Micro Systems (OMS) scored a successful launch of the first weather observation satellite in its Global Environmental Monitoring System (GEMS) constellation, from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia. A D-Band microwave radiometer is the core sensor on the satellite.
To preserve the basic tenets of amateur radio, I see an urgent need for the engineering community to write to the FCC in droves, and to file comments in favor of RM-11831, and to support the concept of all ham radio data being open for reception by the public and would be hobbyists. Engineers need to pay it forward, and support open source and available decoding for transparency in ham radio. Write to the FCC and congress today to keep the airwaves open for all.
Balancing family life while owning and operating a small business can be challenging; doing them simultaneously requires a special commitment and dedication. That is why the Small Business Administration (SBA) has special recognition each year honoring successful family owned small businesses throughout New England.
Pasternack, an Infinite Electronics brand, has released a new line of input-protected LNAs — with no damage up to +30 dBm CW input power. The LNAs are well-suited for radar, EW, military radios, wireless, satcom and test instrumentation.