Satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat and Internet of Things (IoT) network solutions provider Actility are launching a global network of land-based, low-power IoT devices connected to a satellite communications network.
Scientists at Disney Research have demonstrated a new method of charging devices wirelessly across a room bathed in magnetic fields emanating from metalized walls, floor, and ceiling. This new technique makes it possible for any living room, office, or warehouse to deliver safe and ubiquitous wireless power to devices contained anywhere within.
Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Microsystems Technologies Laboratories (MTL) have built an ultra-efficient power converter that consumes just half of the power needed by typical converters.
Deutsche Telekom (DT), Ericsson and SK Telecom have jointly built and demonstrated the world's first intercontinental 5G trial network. DT and SK Telecom network slices are now available in the other operator's footprint - and Germany and Korea are connected.
At IMS 2016, Teledyne Microwave Solutions, Booth #1739, is highlighting its new line of SWaP-friendly GaN amplifiers, Integrated Assemblies for EW, its industry-leading portfolio of TWTs, the industry’s most comprehensive line of MW & RF Components, and its diverse range of Microwave PCB capabilities. Like last year, stop by our booth for a free cup of Espresso!
Simulation is typically used for analyzing and optimizing the nominal configuration of devices like antennas to assess the electrical performance of the device for its desired application. However, simulation cannot necessarily provide performance data when the matter under consideration is designed for use on a satellite or something else. Modeling tools can then be used to synthesize an equivalent model of an antenna using its design specifications as input data so that its position and performance can be analyzed while on a platform.
Millimeter wave frequencies were traditionally dedicated to military applications with some commercial use for point to point microwave links. Sub-octave bandwidth waveguide was the preferred transmission line as millimeter wave capable coax cable and connectors were not available. All that has changed in the past decade with technology improvements in semiconductors, components, cable, and connectors. It is now possible to use millimeter wave frequencies for commercial / consumer electronics. This white paper will discuss issues of transferring millimeter wave signals through coax cable within a test system and the benefits of improved measurement accuracy by reducing the size of the test equipment and using fewer interconnections.
With new applications, technologies, and standards being developed and deployed, there is increasing value placed on monitoring the wireless spectrum by both public and private stakeholders. Those who own the rights to a portion of the spectrum actively attempt to protect and maximize the utility of their investment, while regulators strive to promote efficient use and minimize interference among users. What was once an engineering technician’s duty has now very often become the dedicated responsibility of a multifunctional team. This article discusses today's spectrum monitoring requirements, and the most efficient processes for capturing, analysis, storage, and how the RTSA7550 Spectrum Analyzer is ideal for these requirements.
Often times, cables in electronic systems are exposed as the weakest components of a system when subjected to hostile environments. This white paper presents numerous environmental challenges, such as the ability of connectors to seal out dust, dirt, and water, which must be addressed by cable connector manufacturers, along with a variety of standards that possibly need to be met.
It is imperative for military organizations around the globe to be able to find ways to lighten the loads that soldiers carry into battle. Every piece of equipment must be able to improve communications, agility, and lethality for soldier reliability. Connector and cabling solutions have been identified as one place to make such improvements. This white paper takes a close look at the miniaturization of military connectors, and addresses issues of size, weight and functionality.
Anritsu Company presents a series of handheld vector network analyzers designed to test and troubleshoot devices, as well as provide lab quality measurements such as magnitude, phase of return loss, bandwidth, and impedance all within a single highly-portable device. With the industry’s best in-class dynamic ranges, calibration, measurement stability and measurement speed, these VNAs are ideal for many applications including wireless communications, remote sensing, radar, and other applications involving passive component testing, troubleshooting, and systems integration.
Dielectric Labs Inc. (DLI) introduces a series of surface mount directional couplers designed to offer a turnkey surface mount solution for high frequency incident and reflected power monitoring. These directional couplers span the C, X, and Ku band frequency spectrums, and are available with 10dB and 20dB coupling values, and a common footprint for maximum flexibility.
Remcom’s Consulting is an ideal solution for those organizations that need electromagnetic expertise without an ongoing need for in-house EM simulation software. Remcom provides EM modeling experts, software developers, and high-end computational resources to meet your most challenging EM simulation analysis needs.
Rohde & Schwarz presents a new 5 part series of educational videos demonstrating advanced concepts of radar and radar signal processing using standard test equipment.
Smartphone OEMs are continuously challenged with increasing data traffic that puts a strain on the phone's antenna, resulting in lower overall performance and battery life. Qorvo offers antenna solutions maximize antenna efficiency, and assist in delivering a flawless mobile user experience.
The IDS Naval Division is capable of optimizing the electromagnetic onboard environment and signature features of a ship’s design and lifetime performance. IDS is committed to excellence, advanced predictive, and high-standard measurement tools together to offer a competitive edge in naval design.
AR designs, manufactures, and services a range of standard and customized systems according to customer standards and requirements. This video presents a number of AR system design examples, ensuring that all components are matched, and that all field strengths and specifications are guaranteed.
Wireless InSite MIMO accurately predicts multipath between transmitting and receiving elements with precision and reveals key channel characteristics in a timely manner. With optimizations that minimize runtime and memory constraints, Wireless InSite efficiently simulates even the large arrays present in Massive MIMO systems. This webinar will walk through an indoor propagation example to demonstrate the Wireless InSite workflow with a special focus on the new MIMO capability.
If the seemingly endless supply of innovative technologies coming out of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is any indication, old dogs can learn new tricks.
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Researchers at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) have proposed an algorithm that pairs cognitive radio network users anonymously to share valuable wireless spectrum bandwidth.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, recently introduced a suite of solutions targeting emerging small cell applications.
MaxLinear Inc., a leading provider of radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the connected home and wired and wireless infrastructure markets, recently announced that Aviat Networks, has selected the MxL1105 CMOS transceiver and MxL85650 baseband SoC for its new WTM 4000 microwave radio.
Zinwave, a global provider of wideband distributed network solutions for in-building wireless delivery of public safety, cellular, IoT, and other services, recently announced a program to support any frequency band from 3GHz-6GHz for distribution of both licensed and unlicensed signal within a venue.
Model 651-031-063 is a 50 Ohm electromechanical programmable attenuator designed for variable attenuation applications.
MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), recently announced the newest entry in its portfolio of components and integrated modules for 5G wireless infrastructure.
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