Technology meets society: New app helps seniors live better

Friday, November 20, 2015

A new technological solution developed by researchers from the University of Notre Dame is aimed at enhancing the physical health, vitality and brain fitness of seniors residing in independent living communities.

Renesas Electronics Announces World’s First Sub-Gigahertz Band Wireless Solutions for CTBU Compliant with Wi-SUN Standard for Home Networks Supporting Smart Meters and HEMS Devices

Friday, November 20, 2015

by Jessica Kerr

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the release of two new sub-gigahertz band wireless communication solutions for devices supporting Wi-SUN, which are the world’s first containing automatic dual-address filtering function that will help reduce the time required to develop home energy management systems (HEMS), smart meters, and other devices.

ViaSat Unveils Fastest Home Satellite Internet Service in the U.S. with the New Exede WiFi Modem and a 25 Mbps Plan

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, unveiled the Exede® WiFi Modem offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps. No other U.S. satellite internet provider can offer speeds this fast for at-home use.

Overcoming Border Security Challenges with Wireless Communications

Monday, November 16, 2015

by Yossie Segal

Our nation's borders are often characterized by long distance coverage of changing border conditions and challenges, from open borders to sealed borders, secured and unsecured perimeters, inhabited and uninhabited areas, hostile environments and ever changing terrain. They also require constant manpower. Commanding such vast distances and challenges depends, among other things, on reliable and resilient line of communications built to withstand situations that arise along the borders.

Next big thing in wearables?

Friday, November 13, 2015

by Erik Wicklund

Forget the wristband and watch – those mHealth wearables are so yesterday. Today's entrepreneurs have moved on to some even more interesting items, like necklaces, rings, pacifiers, and even soap.

Hong Kong, Huawei demo FDD-TDD 4.5G netword

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Mobile operators in Hong Kong include HKT, Three, China Mobile and SmarTone. Earlier this year, HKT and Huawei demonstrated the world's first IP-RAN based 3CC CA with a single-user peak rate of 450Mbps. 3 Hong Kong and Huawei on Wednesday announced they achieved a 1 Gbps peak connection speed on a hybrid FDD/TDD network in a demonstration of what Huawei calls "4.5G" technology.

The new wave in wireless communication

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

While cat videos, memes and the various other clips and images shared via the Internet provide endless hours of viewing pleasure, they are creating a stress on conventional wireless networks. They produce a huge demand for wireless capacity that cannot be satisfied simply with increases to the existing spectrum.

Inside the Keysight 5G channel sounding system

Saturday, October 31, 2015

by: Larry Desjardin

Frequent readers of the Test Cafe blog know that I’ve added a recent focus on 5G characterization and test systems.  Why? It’s simple. Test Cafe discusses instrument architectures, particularly modular instrument architectures, and 5G presents a key opportunity for modular instrumentation.

Mobile Health, the at-home clinic

Friday, October 30, 2015

Mobile technology adoption in the healthcare ecosystem has been growing exponentially in recent years. From mobile applications to wearable devices, the healthcare community is fundamentally changing. Researchers at the University of California at San Diego aim to leverage technology that already exists within the wireless ecosystem to deepen the remote doctor/patient interaction.