Industry News

Leveraging the 5G Network to Wirelessly Power IoT Devices

Rotman Lens-based ‘Rectenna’ Capable of mmWave Harvesting at 28-GHz With High Efficiency From All Directions for First Time

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have uncovered an innovative way to tap into the over-capacity of 5G networks, turning them into “a wireless power grid” for powering IoT devices that today need batteries to operate.


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Tatsuo Itoh

In Memory of Tatsuo Itoh

Professor Itoh passed away on 4 March 2021. Dr. Itoh was a Fellow of the IEEE, a member of the Institute of Electronics and Communication Engineers of Japan, and Commissions B and D of USNC/URSI.


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Renesas

Dialog Agrees to $6 Billion Takeover by Renesas Electronics

Renesas Electronics Corp. of Japan has agreed to acquire Apple Inc. supplier Dialog Semiconductor Plc, the latest U.K.-based chipmaker being sold to Asian investors. Dialog accepted the all-cash offer of about 4.9 billion euros ($5.9 billion), at 67.50 euros per share, the companies said in statements Monday. Dialog shares rose as much as 18% in early trading in London on Monday. Renesas shares dropped as much as 6.9% in Tokyo.


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Vayyar Chip

Vayyar’s In-Cabin Safety Solution Delivers Multifunctionality on a Single-Chip Platform

4D imaging radar platform enhances safety, reduces complexity, lowers risk and offers significant cost savings

Vayyar is advancing its mission of protecting every life on the road with the auto industry’s first in-cabin safety ‘combo’ solution. Powered by a single sensor, it’s designed to prevent both the “hot car” incidents that have claimed the lives of thousands of children as well as the countless deaths and injuries caused by vehicle occupants neglecting to wear seat belts.


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RF Technology in a Complete Glass Package

A Germany-based consortium of seven partners from industry and research is now offering an alternative solution to integrating sensor circuits on application specific integrated circuits (ASICs) via a research project for radar sensors for industrial and process measurement technology, titled "Glass interposer technology for highly compact electronic systems for high frequency applications" (GlaRA).


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