Wireless & Communications

Microchip enables Qi 1.3 wireless charging with authentication

In order to ensure high quality wireless charging power transmitters, the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has released the Qi 1.3 specification with the extended power profile. This new specification created demand for high security silicon authentication devices for full-service support. In response, Microchip Technology is announcing the new industrial grade TrustFLEX …

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CEVA extends Wi-Fi portfolio with Wi-Fi 6/6E IP for the access point market

CEVA, a licensor of wireless connectivity and smart sensing technologies and integrated IP solutions, has announced the latest member of its widely adopted RivieraWaves Wi-Fi IP family, the RivieraWaves Wi-Fi 6 Access Point (AP) IP. Addressing the expansion of Wi-Fi 6 into the smart home, industrial, automotive and IoT markets, …

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MediaTek and Anritsu achieve Dual Active Protocol Stack (DAPS) handover for 5G New Radio (NR)

MediaTek inc. and Anritsu Corporation have announced that the first DAPS handover for 5G New Radio (NR) has been verified with a device containing the MediaTek M80 5G modem and Anritsu’s MT8000A Radio Communication Test Station with Rapid Test Designer (RTD) application software. The 5G NR standard is evolving beyond …

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New Benetel 7.2x 5G OpenRAN RU addresses growing private & public network opportunities

OpenRAN hardware specialist Benetel has expanded its range of radio units (RUs), through the introduction of the RAN650. This latest RU is intended to bring 5G capacity to private, campus and industrial networks, as well as rural networks and public hotspots. A 4T4R antenna arrangement is featured with up to …

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Headset to empower chronic pain sufferers to reclaim their lives

u-blox, a global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies and services, and Exsurgo, a company developing technology-based neurological treatments, have announced that Exsurgo’s Axon headset for chronic pain treatment runs on a u-blox ANNA-B112 Bluetooth 5 system-in-package (SIP) also used for wireless communication. The headset is part of a …

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Silex SX-PCEAX, one of the first tri-band Wi-Fi 6E 2×2 PCIe modules, available at Rutronik

For faster, more reliable WLAN for demanding, mission-critical applications: To increase overall capacity and performance, the Silex SX-PCEAX Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6E 2×2 PCIe module has been equipped with the 6 GHz band in addition to the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands. This makes the module, based on the Qualcomm SoC …

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Implement IoT around the world even using 2G

MikroElektronika (MIKROE), the embedded solutions company that saves development time and cost by providing innovative hardware and software products based on proven standards, has launched NB IoT 4 Click, a compact add-on board for IoT applications such as smart metering, intelligent wearables, security and asset tracking, home appliances, environmental monitoring …

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Analog Devices at Mobile World Congress 2022

From February 28 to March 3, Analog Devices (ADI) will participate in Mobile World Congress 2022 in Barcelona, Spain, with an exhibition stand (#2F25, Hall 2) that will showcase the company’s leading technologies and platforms for 5G Radio Units (RU). The series of demonstrations delve into advanced topics such as …

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Neocortec provides Sub-GHz ultra-low power wireless mesh modules to German monitoring company

NeoCortec, manufacturer of ultra-low-power bi-directional wireless mesh network modules, now provides its Sub-GHz ultra-low power wireless mesh modules to German monitoring company Triptec. Triptec used to use GSM/GPRS modules to send messages or receive control commands at its remotely located plant and fault monitoring equipment. After more and more countries …

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Plextek sells Telensa to Signify

Cambridge-based Plextek Group has announced completion of its sale of Telensa Holdings Ltd to Signify Holding BV. This marks the next phase for the company that Plextek first conceived in 2002. Founded and spun out of Plextek Limited, Telensa has been led by Tim Jackson and Will Gibson, originally majoring …

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