Wireless & Communications

Anritsu contributes to IEEE 1914.3TM release – the key technology for 5G fronthaul networks

Anritsu Corporation is proud to be part of the small and dedicated team developing and releasing standards for the switch to 5G networks. Following its first April 2016 meeting, the IEEE 1914 working group established, developed, and published the IEEE 1914.3 standard in October 2018. As a voting member of …

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GTT launches new 5G toolkit in first global deployment – incorporating latest market demands for radio base station testing

GTT (Gefle Testteknik), a part of Bluetest and a pioneer in radio base station and wireless test and performance evaluations, today announced the launch of its new 5G NR DL Toolkit with BER/BLER functionality in a global deployment with a leading, undisclosed, telecom manufacturer. The first release of the toolkit has been delivered to the …

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Rohde & Schwarz and Huawei conduct field trial precision latency measurements for 5G cellular V2X communication

Rohde & Schwarz and Huawei have successfully conducted cellular-based 5G V2X latency measurements in vehicular environments in field tests in Munich and Shanghai. The initial measurements have shown that it is possible to achieve delays in the millisecond regime in a 5G network, demonstrating a superior latency performance in comparison …

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Market innovation at CES 2019: EnOcean presents the first self-powered Bluetooth sensor for intelligent lighting control

At CES 2019 in Las Vegas (January 8-11, 2019), EnOcean, world leader in energy harvesting wireless technology, will be launching a new ceiling-mounted solar-powered occupancy sensor (PIR) for Bluetooth lighting control systems communicating via BluetoothLow Energy (BLE). It will be the first self-powered Bluetoothoccupancy sensor on the market integrating EnOcean’s …

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Bluetooth beacons: opening the gate for smart airports

Beacons have been causing a stir since Apple introduced its iBeacon technology in 2013. Back then, this new way of connecting with customers might not have been top of the agenda, but today, all kinds of industries are taking advantage of the potential beacons can offer. Beacons are impacting the …

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CommAgility launches standalone, high performance baseband processing and RF module for specialised LTE applications

CommAgility, a Wireless Telecom Group company, has announced the CA-K2L-RF2, a standalone high performance processing module that includes ARM- and DSP-based cores with two integrated wideband RF transceiver channels. Based on CommAgility’s existing AMC-K2L-RF2 board, the new CA-K2L-RF2 module provides a competitively-priced option to provide LTE and LTE-Advanced capabilities in private, …

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Semtech and CRA deploy LoRaWAN-based network reaching 75 per cent of the Czech Republic

Semtech Corporation, a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that České Radiokomunikace (CRA), a Czech telecommunications company providing commercial Internet of Things (IoT) services to businesses, has deployed a nationwide LoRaWAN-based network. The network enables access to Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa …

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Future Electronics holds keynote panel on the wireless revolution at AEU 2018

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, held a keynote panel on the wireless technology revolution on Tuesday, November 6th at their corporate headquarters in Montreal, Canada. “A World Without Wires: Where Will We Lead the Wireless Revolution?” was moderated by Todd Baker, corporate vice president, Engineering at …

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Infineon’s SECORA Pay W turns fashion wearables into payment devices – first implementations by leading fintechs

It was never easy to integrate secured payment functionality into fashion accessories but Infineon Technologies AG, the global leader for smart card payments, now provides EMV-based payment solutions for key chains, rings, wristbands and bracelets to name just a few. The new SECORA Pay W for Smart Payment Accessories (SPA) …

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Murata shrinks NBIoT module and stretches battery life

Murata has announced what is believed to be the world’s smallest narrow-band IoT (NBIoT) cellular wireless module. The LBAD0ZZ1RX measures just 15.6 mm x 14.0 mm x 2.2 mm, is fabricated on a PCB with a metal casing, and is designed for use in compact, battery powered IoT/IIoT applications. The …

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