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Hardware, Wireless

Wi-Fi in hazardous locations: five must-haves

September 17, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

In oil and gas refineries and chemical manufacturing plants, Wi-Fi makes it possible to give technicians greater access to information and systems – including video conferencing with remote experts to troubleshoot operations and maintenance challenges. It enables location awareness, so […]


Hardware, Wireless

10 things you need to know about MU-MIMO Wi-Fi

September 17, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

Multi-user MIMO allows multiple Wi-Fi devices to simultaneously receive multiple data streams. For example, a wireless access point (AP) can send data to four different Wi-Fi devices at the same time. MU-MIMO can greatly increase the network’s throughput and is […]


Hardware

‘Made for each other’–Why integrated modem-RF system approach is a must for 5G device supremacy

September 16, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Qualcomm made two announcements in the last couple of weeks that underpins much of their superiority in 5G technology, especially the millimeter wave (mmWave). First, they gave a name to the “made-for-each-other” duo of Modem and RF (Radio Frequency) system— […]


Hardware, Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

High-speed wavefront shaping offers improved imaging in tissues

September 16, 2019

Via: Optics.org

Scattering of light as it passes through tissue is a significant barrier to imaging cleanly in biological media such as blood and skin. Wavefront shaping (WFS) is known to be a possible solution, in which the scattering that occurs as […]


Hardware, Wireless

SRG puts 5G’s energy efficiency to the test

September 11, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Is 5G a “battery vampire,” as some have claimed, or is it actually more power efficient than LTE? It’s a bit of a mixed bag, according to Signals Research Group. The testing company recently took to the streets of Minneapolis, […]


Hardware, Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

USB4 gets final approval, offers Ethernet-like speed

September 5, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the industry consortium behind the development of the Universal Serial Bus (USB) specification, announced this week it has finalized the technical specifications for USB4, the next generation of the spec. One of the most important […]


Hardware, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Exploit found in Supermicro motherboards could allow for remote hijacking

September 5, 2019

Via: Networkworld Security

A security group discovered a vulnerability in three models of Supermicro motherboards that could allow an attacker to remotely commandeer the server. Fortunately, a fix is already available. Eclypsium, which specializes in firmware security, announced in its blog that it […]


Hardware, Wireless

Huawei ships over 200,000 5G base stations globally

September 4, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Huawei Technologies has shipped more than 200,000 5G base stations globally, the company said in a statement. By the end of July, Huawei had shipped a total of 150,000 5G base stations, despite U.S. sanctions against the Chinese company. The […]


Hardware

US Department of Energy backs ‘quantum repeater’ development

September 3, 2019

Via: Optics.org

A set of new photonics-based research projects intended to help extend the range of quantum-encrypted networks has been backed with $13.7 million from the US Department of Energy (DOE). Money from the Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research, part of […]


Hardware, Wireless

Intel’s new 10nm Agilex FPGA will help customers develop IoT, 5G solutions

August 30, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

Intel announced this week it has begun shipping its 10nm Agilex FPGAs to early-access customers, including Microsoft, featuring the Compute Express Link (CXL), a cache and memory coherent CPUs-to-anything interconnect that has an industry consortium of more than 60 members. […]