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Advanced Video Options for Boundless Possibilities

September 18, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

“Less is more” is overrated. And the new Cisco Webex Room Kit Pro flips that concept on its head. It includes the most advanced video codec on the planet and supports complex conferencing scenarios such as boardrooms, auditoriums, and other […]


Hardware

Micron-sized lens could link quantum computers to optical networks

September 18, 2018

Via: Optics.org

An international team of researchers led by the Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, has invented a tiny camera lens, which they say could lead to a device to connect future quantum computers to an optical fiber network. The development is […]


Hardware

Vodafone considers sale of tower assets in Europe to reduce debt: Report

September 17, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.K.-based telecom group Vodafone is considering selling towers in order to help reduce the company’s debt, which currently totals 31 billion euros ($36.2 billion), its incoming CEO Nick Read said. At a Goldman Sachs investor conference, Read said that the […]


Hardware

Ghent-imec collaboration spins out fiber-optic sensing startup

September 11, 2018

Via: Optics.org

A new fiber-optic sensing company called Sentea has been spun out of a decade-long research collaboration between Ghent University and the imec technology development center. Backed with an initial €1.6 million of seed funding raised from Fidimec, Finindus, PMV, QBIC […]


Hardware

nLight to raise more cash; releases programmable fiber laser

September 5, 2018

Via: Optics.org

Semiconductor and fiber laser vendor nLight is looking to raise additional cash in a follow-up offering of stock. The Vancouver, Washington, company, which raised around $100 million when it listed on the Nasdaq exchange in April this year, has posted […]


Hardware

Intent-Based Networking Ready Mobility Express – What’s New? Part 1

August 30, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

This is part one of a two-part blog series about the latest enhancements of the Cisco Mobility Express solution. You already know that Cisco Mobility Express is a great tool for the SMB set. Now larger organizations can deploy Cisco […]


Hardware

Terahertz tech reveals semiconductor laser mechanism

August 15, 2018

Via: Optics.org

Lasers are commonly used as high power sources that reliably operate at a specific frequency. But how does this frequency get selected when a laser is turned on, and how quickly does this consistent transmission effect occur? Engineers using terahertz […]


Hardware

New MSA Formed to Tackle 400GE Over Multi-Mode Fiber

August 3, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

On July 9, 2018, the 400GE BiDi MSA Group announced its formation. The founding members consist of Alibaba, Broadcom, Cisco, Corning Incorporated, Foxconn Interconnect Technology, InnoLight Technology, Inphi Corporation and Sumitomo Electric. The MSA is focused on promoting interoperable 400GE […]


Hardware, Wireless

SBA CEO sees 5G-oriented activity on macro sites outside urban areas

August 1, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.S. telecom tower provider SBA Communications continues to see 5G-oriented activity on macro sites outside of urban areas, the company’s president and CEO Jeffrey Stoops said during a conference call with investors. “We continue to see this activity and are […]


Hardware, Software

Nokia gets major 5G win with T-Mobile US contract

July 30, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

To advance regulatory approval for a proposed merger, Sprint and T-Mobile US executives have been playing up the ability of the combined company to more rapidly deploying commercial 5G services in the U.S. Meanwhile both carriers are continuing with separate […]