ZTE and the Sichuan Branch of China Telecom have enabled China’s first remote diagnosis of the coronavirus pneumonia using a 5G network. West China Hospital and Chengdu Public Health Clinic Center of Sichuan University performed the diagnosis.
Thomas L. Marzetta, a distinguished industry professor of electrical and computer engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and the director of the research center NYU WIRELESS, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
Laird R&F Products has developed a line of elastomers, thermal insulators and electromagnetic interference-suppressing absorbers for the military and aerospace industries that can withstand extremely high temperatures and exposure to jet and missile fuel. Using resilient fluorosilicone, these products help design engineers combat electromagnetic interference and improve the reliability of critical survivability components and electronics in close proximity to jet engines.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that during its second quarter of fiscal 2020, its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., which is part of Comtech’s Government Solutions segment, received a $3.1 million contract for high-power amplifier systems from a major domestic prime contractor.
The Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) reported that the number of announced 5G devices has broken the 200 barrier for the first time. With 208 5G devices now announced from 78 vendors, the number of commercial devices has more than doubled in the last five months, having surpassed the milestone of 100 devices from 41 vendors in August 2019.
Filtronic plc (AIM: FTC), the designer and manufacturer of products for the critical communications and wireless telecoms markets, is pleased to announce contract wins for two separate advanced mmWave design and development contracts that have strategic importance to the development of the Company and its technology roadmap.
DuPont Electronics & Imaging and SCHMID Group announce that they have entered into a nonexclusive joint development agreement to explore new PCB plating applications to bring advanced innovations to our global customers. The partnership will benefit high-end printed circuit board manufacturers by delivering next-generation interconnect products and metallization processes that can create faster, smarter and more reliable devices for the 5G era. The new solutions which will include equipment and chemistry are expected to be launched in late 2020.
Barrie Gilbert, the iconic IC designer known for discovering the Translinear Principle and inventing the Gilbert cell mixer, died on January 30, 2020. His long-time colleague, John Cowles, pays tribute to Barrie's life and legacy.