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.

ARTICLES BY JOF ENRIQUEZ

University of Bristol Makes Optically Tunable Microwave Antennas For 5G Networks
University of Bristol Makes Optically Tunable Microwave Antennas For 5G Networks Microwave antennas can be tuned successfully through interaction of light with silicon in order to meet the demand for increasing operating bandwidth and higher efficiencies promised by 5G communication networks, according to researchers at the University of Bristol.  Continue Reading...
Success And Peril As The Internet Of Things Haul Trillions Into Global Economy
Success And Peril As The Internet Of Things Haul Trillions Into Global Economy The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to contribute trillions of dollars to the global economy over the next two decades as the networked system of sensors, devices, and everyday objects becomes more pervasive and ubiquitous. Pitfalls abound, however, as cybersecurity and other challenges have not been sufficiently addressed by IoT innovators.  Continue Reading...
Mexican Astronomers Spot Seven New Giant Radio Galaxies
Mexican Astronomers Spot Seven New Giant Radio Galaxies Mexican astronomers have discovered seven new giant radio galaxies (GRGs) through visual inspection of two large-scale radio surveys, which may reveal the existence of more of these massive extragalactic radio sources.  Continue Reading...
Underwater/Underground Radio Communication With Backpack Antennas
Underwater/Underground Radio Communication With Backpack Antennas Malibu-based HRL Laboratories has received funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop backpack-based antennas transmitting ultra-low frequency (ULF) signals that can penetrate some distance into media like soil, rock, water, and radio-denied environments.  Continue Reading...
NASA To Deploy Submillimeter-Wave Instrument To Study Icy Plumes Of Enceladus
NASA To Deploy Submillimeter-Wave Instrument To Study Icy Plumes Of Enceladus NASA is planning to send a new type of submillimeter-wave instrument to Saturn's moon, Enceladus — an instrument that can detect a wide array of chemicals and molecules in the plumes of water vapor shooting out of cracks in that moon’s icy surface.  Continue Reading...
Apple Files U.S. Patent Application For 5G Millimeter Wave Yagi Antennas
Apple Files U.S. Patent Application For 5G Millimeter Wave Yagi Antennas The United States Patent & Trademark Office has granted Apple a patent for Yagi antennas in future devices that run on upcoming 5G wireless networks.  Continue Reading...
Metawave Set To Unveil Analog-Based Radar For Autonomous Vehicles
Metawave Set To Unveil Analog-Based Radar For Autonomous Vehicles Wireless technology startup Metawave says its analog-based radar platform, made of engineered metamaterials with embedded artificial intelligence, will allow autonomous vehicles make better sense of their surroundings. This technology has the potential to disrupt the automotive radar market, according to the company.  Continue Reading...
Cisco Acquires Telecom Software Company BroadSoft For $1.9 Billion
Cisco Acquires Telecom Software Company BroadSoft For $1.9 Billion Cisco has agreed to pay $1.9 billion in cash for BroadSoft, a software company that makes communications tools for the top telecom providers in the world. The move further diversifies Cisco's business beyond network hardware such as routers and switches and into cloud-based software services.  Continue Reading...
The Week In 5G: UK, Australia Raise Stakes On 5G and Europe Conducts First Real-World 5G Trial
The Week In 5G: UK, Australia Raise Stakes On 5G and Europe Conducts First Real-World 5G Trial German company Deutsche Telekom, Europe's largest telecoms provider, says it has successfully tested Europe's first ultra high speed 5G antennas in a real-world setting. Meanwhile, United Kingdom officials just earmarked £25 million in grants for 5G testbeds and trials as a way to shore up government support. In similar fashion, the Australian government has announced a 5G road map outlining its regulatory approach in supporting 5G ...  Continue Reading...
Ohio State Researchers Design 'Hovering' Millimeter Wave Antennas
Ohio State Researchers Design 'Hovering' Millimeter Wave Antennas Researchers at Ohio State University’s ElectroScience Laboratory (ESL) are designing "hovering" or suspended high-gain millimeter-wave antenna arrays that boost wireless signals and alleviate the crowded electromagnetic frequency spectrum.  Continue Reading...
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