2019-05-31 - Rick Merritt

Small-Cell Base Stations Getting Traction

Small-cell base stations are getting traction mainly for LTE networks, but technical and business challenges could limit their growth

2019-06-05 - Nitin Dahad

Chipmakers Keep Acquiring Connectivity Chip Suppliers

Infineon's acquisition of Cypress is the latest in a list of big semiconductor vendors acquiring connectivity chip suppliers

2019-06-24 - Maria Vetranom

Cybersecurity: The Vulnerability of MEMS/Sensors

While there are a multitude of ways to hack into any given system, MEMS and sensors are especially vulnerable to attack. What is the fix?

2019-06-27 - Junko Yoshida

Putting Neural Networks Back to Analog

The startup is launching an ultra-low power processing platform that will detect, analyze and classify raw sensor data in the analog domain.

2019-07-01 - Rick Merritt

The Troubles Plaguing Licensing Standards

Logjams have emerged for licensing standards-essential patents in codecs and cellular, but Wi-Fi may show the way.

2019-07-24 - Rick Merritt

Iota, Anterix Plan Licensed Sub-Gigahertz Networks

Two companies are buying licensed 800- to 900-MHz spectrum to create new wide-area networks for the Internet of things.

2019-08-05 - Nitin Dahad

Transceiver Chip Enables Systems Beyond 5G

New transceiver chip modulates digital bits in analog and RF domains to achieve transmission beyond 100GHz paving way for enabling systems beyond 5G.

2019-08-07 - Jane Sandwood

5G Will Prove Transformative for Enterprise

A huge number of benefits and transformative trends are emerging from the opportunities created by 5G.

2019-08-28 - Nitin Dahad

Combating Relay Car Theft Through UWB Technology

Volkswagen and NXP unveil first concept car to use ultrawideband technology, claiming that its spatial accuracy and low latency makes it virtually impossible to carry out relay theft.

2019-10-23 - Paul Tilghman

AI Could Be the Answer to the Spectrum Squeeze

There's need for yet more spectrum for 5G, but little left to re-allocate. The proposal is to drop exclusive spectrum licenses, and rely on AI to manage the profoundly complex process of spectrum-sharing.