In a world that runs on wireless devices and connections, wireless testing is increasingly important. Here is a "right-sizing" approach to managing trade-offs in testing methods and complexity to do what is necessary without breaking your budget.
You need an RF power amplifier. You have measured the power of your signal and it is not enough. You may even have decided on a power level in Watts that you think will meet your needs. Are you ready to shop for an amplifier of that wattage? With so many variations in price, size, and efficiency for amplifiers that are all rated at the same number of Watts many RF amplifier purchasers are unhappy with their selection.
The cellular machine-to-machine value-added services market is poised to dominate the transportation, utility, eHealth, and emerging IoT markets. With a market value estimated to exceed $11 billion by 2020, CSPs and device manufacturers will benefit by deploying tools and services enabling a secure M2M VAS communication network.
Carrier aggregation (CA) enables mobile network operators worldwide to provide faster data, and allows mobile devices to communicate on multiple LTE bands simultaneously. This, however, creates the challenge of avoiding interference between the bands while keeping up good reception and battery life. Multiplexers are an excellent solution for CA combinations that use closely spaced bands since they provide isolation between and within bands, while allowing them to connect to the antenna at the same time. This white paper discusses the challenges of carrier aggregation, and the important benefits of using multiplexer solutions to solve them.
ViaSat, a world leader in Ka-band satellite systems, provides the ground infrastructure for the NBN Long Term Satellite Service (LTSS) that is due to launch in 2016. With a total of 24 satellite dishes across ten sites in Australia, the challenge is that the necessary antenna couplers require very specific, complex equipment for operation. In order to overcome coupler complexity, ETL Systems has developed a custom made solution that would simplify the entire coupler network.
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Celeno Communications, the leading provider of smart managed Wi-Fi solutions, today announced that Celeno's next generation Quicksilver 4x4 802.11ac Wave 2 standards-based silicon solution is fully integrated with Edimax's advanced Home and Business Router platforms.
The consumer marketplace is flooded with a lively assortment of smart wearable electronics that do everything from monitor vital signs, fitness or sun exposure to play music, charge other electronics or even purify the air around you — all wirelessly.
Skyworks Solutions Inc. reports that its front-end modules are now being used by Iotera Inc. Initially deployed for tracking pets, the devices are now being utilized to protect vehicles, bicycles and other personal items. Skyworks is highlighting its broad product portfolio, including its front-end modules, in booth 1611 at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS 2016) in San Francisco (24-26 May).
Keysight Technologies, Inc. recently announced that the M8195A 65 GSa/s arbitrary waveform generator (AWG) supports an integrated HDMI 2.0 receiver compliance test solution.
Today, Mobilitie, the nation's largest privately-held wireless infrastructure provider, announced the installation of both a Distributed Antenna System (DAS) and Wi-Fi network, providing ubiquitous wireless coverage throughout the venues for guests.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), today announced an expansion to its portfolio of 48V Gallium Nitride (GaN) RF power transistors optimized for Doherty power amplifiers for use in current and next-generation cellular base stations.