The Importance of GPS (GNSS) Derived Timing
This application note details how GPS timing is a crucial component for the infrastructure of the Critical Resource and Key Infrastructure (CIKR) sectors and the applications of highly accurate timing accuracy.
Application Note: Application Guide To RF Coaxial Connectors And Cables
RF coaxial connectors provide vital RF links in communications, broadcast, EMC testing, commercial and military, as well as test and measurement fields. This article provides guidance and insight in choosing connectors best suited to accommodate your specific application.
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Speech Quality Measurements
This Rohde & Schwarz application note and associated application software may be used to conduct psychoacoustic speech quality evaluation for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) connections. The measurements are based on recommendations ITU-T P.862 and ITU-T P.863, respectively. The R&S CMWrun Software Sequencer Tool example sequences perform decoder / encoder calibration, connection setup for the UE under test and subsequent speech quality analysis under IP impairment conditions.
Wireless Dose-Compliance Monitoring In Drug-Delivery Devices
Incorporating wireless technology into medical devices is about more than just keeping up with the hottest technology trends; the benefits are real and significant, especially with regard to monitoring and encouraging dose compliance in the pharmaceutical and medical realm. Prior to embarking on the development of a wireless-enabled drug-delivery device, however, it is crucial to know what, specifically, the benefits are, and exactly what kinds of challenges and design considerations must be taken into account.
Is Wi-Fi More Dangerous Than We Think?
A little known fact about the electronic devices we use is that the radio frequency electromagnetic fields they generate are classified as Class 2B Carcinogens by the World Health Organization. New analysis by researchers contends that children are particularly susceptible to this type of radiation.
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Alcatel-Lucent And Korea's KT Sign Collaboration Agreement To Deliver 5G Mobile Networks Of The Future
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has signed a memorandum of understanding with South Korean telecommunications provider, KT, under which the companies will collaborate to test technologies for the eventual introduction of 5G mobile networks and infrastructure capable of meeting the huge connectivity demands expected in the future.
Northrop Grumman Creates Highest Power Single Chip Ka-Band Amplifier
Redondo Beach, CA — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced on Monday the highest power Gallium Nitride (GaN) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) power amplifier ever produced at Ka-band. The company's Salah Din presented its paper on this achievement, entitled “High Power and High Efficiency Ka-band Power Amplifier,” at IMS on Wednesday, May 20.
Skyworks Launches Family Of Groundbreaking Switches For Internet Of Things
Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, recently expanded its portfolio of industry-leading RF switches with a suite of innovative analog control ICs for a variety of Internet of Things applications including the connected home and smart lighting.
Qorvo Advances Small Cell Performance With Industry’s Highest Efficiency Power Amplifiers
Qorvo, Inc., a leading provider of RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications, recently announced a new family of power amplifiers (PAs) offering industry-leading efficiency for small cell base station applications.
The Installed Base Of Wireless IoT Devices In Industrial Automation Reached 10.3 Million In 2014
According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the installed base of wireless IoT devices in industrial automation reached 10.3 million in 2014. The number of wireless IoT devices in automation networks will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27.2 percent to reach 43.5 million by 2020.
New Linksys Wireless Range Extender Amplifies Wi-Fi Signal To Eliminate Dead Zones And Extend Range Of Home Network
Linksys, the first to sell 100 million routers globally and a leader in networking solutions for the home and business, recently announced the newest addition to its Wi-Fi range extender family, the Linksys AC1200 Amplify Wi-Fi Range Extender (RE6700).