Jof Enriquez

Jof Enriquez

Jof Enriquez is a contributing writer for Med Device Online, Photonics Online, and RF Globalnet. He has written about the healthcare and medical technology industry for many years, covering topics such as medical devices, life sciences, business news, industry events, medical research, nursing, and digital health. He is a registered nurse and a medical copywriter for physicians, home care agencies, nursing blogs, and healthcare startups. You can follow Jof on Twitter at @jofenriq.

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DoD Wants Wirelessly Powered Drones That Mimic Animal Flight, Metamaterial-Based Antennas
DoD Wants Wirelessly Powered Drones That Mimic Animal Flight, Metamaterial-Based Antennas The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is inviting industry and university-based collaborative teams to apply for grants to develop for the Air Force a new generation of drones and aircraft that copy the flight mechanics of insects and bats, and which draw power wirelessly at great distances.  Continue Reading...
The Week In 5G: 1/12/2018 – CES 2018: Qualcomm Expects 5G To Boost RF Chip Sales, Kia Unveils 5G-Connected Car; Sprint Zeroes In On Mobile 5G; UK and Africa Launch Trials
The Week In 5G: 1/12/2018 – CES 2018: Qualcomm Expects 5G To Boost RF Chip Sales, Kia Unveils 5G-Connected Car; Sprint Zeroes In On Mobile 5G; UK and Africa Launch Trials At CES 2018 in Las Vegas, Qualcomm says it is adopting a comprehensive approach with 5G, including developing RF chips and modems to support the first 5G phones hitting store shelves by 2019.  Continue Reading...
NASA Piggybacks Spectrograph On Comm Satellite To Study Ionosphere’s RF Disruption
NASA Piggybacks Spectrograph On Comm Satellite To Study Ionosphere’s RF Disruption The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is set to launch its Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) mission to study Earth's near-space environment and better understand what disrupts radio signals and satellites used for communications and the Global Positioning System (GPS) for radio navigation.  Continue Reading...
The Week In 5G: 1/5/2018 - Verizon Taps Samsung For 5G Debut, AT&T Readies True 5G Network, Winter Olympics To Showcase 5G
The Week In 5G: 1/5/2018 - Verizon Taps Samsung For 5G Debut, AT&T Readies True 5G Network, Winter Olympics To Showcase 5G Major U.S. carriers made a slew of announcements involving their ambitious 5G rollouts for the new year. Verizon said it has chosen Samsung to supply it with pre-standard 5G equipment for its first 5G service in Sacramento, sometime during the latter half of 2018.   Continue Reading...
Fractal Antenna Inventor Secures Patent For Cloaking Technology
Fractal Antenna Inventor Secures Patent For Cloaking Technology Dr. Nathan “Chip” Cohen, inventor of the fractal antenna and founder/CEO of Fractal Antenna Systems, recently received approval for a cloaking technology from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).   Continue Reading...
IOTA Cryptocurrency Seeks To Become Backbone Of The IoT – Minus The Transactional Fees
IOTA Cryptocurrency Seeks To Become Backbone Of The IoT – Minus The Transactional Fees The IOTA Foundation is launching a free, more secure, and scalable alternative to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Unlike current cryptocurrencies, which rely on blockchain technology, the organization's namesake virtual currency features a "tangle" ledger system that could more appropriately harness the data-driven business transactions enabled by the Internet of Things.  Continue Reading...
12/22/2017 Week In 5G: First Implementable 5G NR Specification; 5G A National Security Priority
12/22/2017 Week In 5G: First Implementable 5G NR Specification; 5G A National Security Priority The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), the collaborative body that manages telecommunications and cellular standards, has completed the first implementable 5G New Radio (NR) specification. The approval of the first 5G NR standard under 3GPP Release 15 signals full-scale trials and commercial deployments as early as 2019.  Continue Reading...
Air Force Makes First Flexible RF Gallium Nitride Devices
Air Force Makes First Flexible RF Gallium Nitride Devices Scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) report a breakthrough in materials science used to create flexible antennas and devices: a viable method to grow and transfer the exotic material known as Gallium Nitride (GaN) in a soft and flexible substrate.  Continue Reading...
12/15/2017 Week In 5G: Deutsche Telekom & Ericsson Deal; China Preps Middle-Frequency Band
12/15/2017 Week In 5G: Deutsche Telekom & Ericsson Deal; China Preps Middle-Frequency Band Fresh off a network deal with Verizon, Ericsson clinched another one this week, inking a five-year agreement with Deutsche Telekom to upgrade the German carrier's mobile network to become 5G-ready. Ericsson will provide multi-standard radio access network (RAN) using its Baseband 6630 product and radios, along with hardware and software support.  Continue Reading...
12/12/2017 Week In 5G: Verizon & Ericsson Ink Deal; Better Batteries For 5G Phones
12/12/2017 Week In 5G: Verizon & Ericsson Ink Deal; Better Batteries For 5G Phones Verizon has tapped telecom equipment maker Ericsson to supply it with 5G Core network, 5G Radio Access Network (RAN), transport, and associated services related to its upcoming 5G network.  Continue Reading...
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