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With this new universal wireless charger, compatibility won't be an issue

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Engineers develop a new technology for concurrently powering multiple devices that support different wireless standards

A wireless charger that’s compatible with different consumer electronics from different brands is one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to research by electrical engineers at the University of California, San Diego.

'LISTEN': Your smart home is LISTENing to you

Monday, October 12, 2015

by Volker Buddensiek

LISTEN is a new hands-free system for controlling smart home applications that is being developed as part of a new EU project. Partners from Germany, Greece and Italy are working together on a natural language interface to control Internet services as well as functions in intelligent homes.

Healthcare Goes High-Tech

Friday, October 9, 2015

By Josh Baxt

Eric Topol is not satisfied with the health care status quo. The practicing cardiologist and director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute has seen the future of medicine and, in his view, we’re not getting there fast enough.

“We all recognize that the world has gone wireless,” Topol says. “Before we know it, 80 percent of adults will have a smartphone with broadband access. This digital infrastructure is moving at warp speed, but medicine basically hasn’t gotten out of the parking lot.”

A new measure for wireless power transfer

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Supporting the construction of highly efficient transfer links through a real-time kQ display

Wireless power transfer has many promising applications, such as contactless powering, electric vehicles, and energy harvesting. To construct a wireless power-transfer system, a "wireless transfer coupler" is necessary to deliver the energy from a high-frequency power source to a load, with no physical contact.

Wireless Communications Technologies In Healthcare Market – Global Industry Analysis, Trends And Forecast 2015 – 2023

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

According to a recent market study published by Transparency Market Research (TMR), Technology has been pivotal factor for transformation of the global health care sector. Over the last decade, advancements in the electronics and information technology have occurred at a rapid pace leading to the development of innovative wireless devices and supporting technologies. These changes have enabled easy communication even at the remotest place.

Mobile networks and data liberalization hold key to successful ITS deployments - HERE and SBD whitepaper

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

In the effort to reduce traffic congestion and improve safety with intelligent transportation systems (ITS), government and the private sector should look to existing mobile network infrastructure and be prepared to embrace data liberalization, according to automotive research firm SBD and HERE.

In their joint whitepaper, SBD and HERE argue that ITS managers can avoid the pitfalls that have plagued many ITS projects during the last decade by taking advantage of recent technological advances.

Renesas Electronics Delivers R-Car W2R 5.9 GHz Band Automotive Wireless Communication SoC for Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communication (V2X)

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Business Wire -- Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the R-Car W2R system-on-a-chip (SoC), the first member of the new Renesas R-Car Family of devices developed specifically for V2X applications. The new automotive wireless communication SoC is designed for Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) communication in the 5.9-gigahertz (GHz) band.

Verizon, Qualcomm set to supply controversial unlicensed LTE starting next year

Thursday, September 24, 2015

by Stephen Lawson

Verizon and Qualcomm are on track to extend LTE networks into Wi-Fi frequencies by the end of next year despite a heated controversy over whether that would slow down wireless LANs. 

Verizon will start field trials of LTE-Unlicensed in October, aiming for a commercial launch next year, executives said during a briefing at the company's Innovation Center in San Francisco on Friday. Qualcomm demonstrated chips for mobile devices and small cells and said they would show up in products around the middle of 2016.

Poor Wi-Fi Management to Cost Mobile Operators $18bn

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Research released today by XCellAir, an expert in Wi-Fi Quality of Experience (QoE), has revealed that operators could fail to capture up to $18bn of opportunity cost if they continue to poorly manage unregulated spectrum.

Keysight Technologies Introduces Type-C Test Fixtures with Industry's Highest Signal Integrity

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today introduced the industry's highest-signal-integrity Type-C test fixtures for high-speed differential bus probing. The Keysight N7015A high-speed test fixture provides best-in-class performance up to 30 GHz of bandwidth, enabling engineers to verify and debug USB 3.1 Gen 2 designs and designs using other high-speed signal standards that support the Type-C connector.

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