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Next-Gen Wi-Fi Will Actually Connect the Internet of Things

Monday, January 4, 2016

by Brian Barrett

THERE ARE PLENTY of blockades between now and the connected-device future that’s been so long on the horizon. One of these is Wi-Fi, which has limitations that keep connected devices from connecting quite as efficiently as they could. Now, there’s a plan in place to fix it.

Samsung’s New Smart TV Remote Wants to Control All of Your Devices

Monday, January 4, 2016

by Lance Whitney

Imagine using one remote instead of three or four to control your entire home TV system and other devices. That's the type of gadget Samsung has cooked up.

The South Korea-based electronics giant announced on Monday a new "smart control remote" designed to work on all of your TV-connected devices. Teamed with a Samsung Smart TV, the new remote will support not just the TV itself but also set-top boxes, streaming media players, Blu-ray players and gaming consoles connected to your home entertainment system.

Brand new Wi-Fi standard reaches twice as far and uses less power

Monday, January 4, 2016

by Zach Epstein

The show floor at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is packed with all sorts of flashy new consumer devices that are meant to grab people’s attention, but one of the biggest announcements from this year’s show isn’t an HDTV, a drone or a hoverboard. It’s also not a “smart” device, which will again be the focus of CES this year as we push closer toward a time when “Internet of Things” gadgets proliferate and infiltrate every corner of our homes and offices.

Snapdragon 820 Rumored To Be Exclusive To Samsung Until April 2016: Will Galaxy S7 Get A Head Start?

Thursday, December 17, 2015

BY PAVITHRA RATHINAVEL

Qualcomm's powerful Snapdragon 820 chipset is expected to be part of many Android devices earmarked for release in 2016. This chipset has already amassed impressive scores in benchmark tests. A new rumor however says, the S820 could be exclusive to Samsung for several months.

Keysight Technologies, UC San Diego, Demonstrate World's First 5G, 100 to 200 Meter Communication Link up to 2 Gbps

Monday, November 30, 2015

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS), in collaboration with electrical engineers at the University of California, San Diego, has demonstrated the world’s first 64 (8 x 8) and 256-element (16 x 16), 60-GHz silicon wafer-scale phased-array transmitter with integrated high-efficiency antennas for Gbps communications at 100 to 200 meters. With this demonstration, Keysight and UC San Diego have proven that a 5G communication link is not only possible, but can deliver record performance.

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.

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