Breaking the 10 Gbps ‘barrier’ might be the point where mobile broadband starts to match the functionality of fiber services. Qualcomm’s modem-RF system recently achieved standalone 10 Gbps.
5 days ago by Adrian Gibbons
Small cell technology is becoming increasingly important as 5G continues its rollout, but why is that and what role is Qualcomm taking?
July 08, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Bluetooth seems like a commonplace technology in 2021; however, this wasn't always the case. What did the slow adoption of this industry-standard technology look like?
July 03, 2021 by Lianne Frith
Qorvo, Microchip, MaxLinear, and Cree Wolfspeed have gone wide, electrically wide-band that is, with newly released GaN-based RF products for 5G and satellite communications.
June 28, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Mobile telephony is entering its fifth decade. Today, we look back at the previous generations of mobile telephony technology leading to 5G.
June 22, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Single-digit node process is nothing new, but existing technology hampers RF performance due to parasitics. Samsung Foundry and TSMC seek to bring single-digit node performance to RF chips.
June 17, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
One method of accelerating system design is with a system-on-module (SoM). The newest XRF16-Gen3 Xilinx-based SoM from AVNET has improvements worth evaluating.
May 24, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
This week All About Circuits had the chance to sit down with Qualcomm and talk about its newest chipset for IIoT and how it is moving 5G to industrial settings.
May 21, 2021 by Jake Hertz
With life cycles under five years, LEO satellite rollouts require trusted technology and rapid development windows where industry partnerships are key.
April 27, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
When it comes to vehicle safety, processing latency can be a matter of life and death. Honda and Verizon are now remixing edge computing technology for the road.
April 19, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
Using impulse radios as an example, we'll examine the advantages of ultra-wideband (UWB) technology compared to other short-range wireless communication technologies.
April 11, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
Despite the essential role the internet now plays across the globe, it’s still out of reach to a huge number of people worldwide, including in the U.S. What is Starlink doing to bridge this so-called “digital divide?"
April 10, 2021 by Luke James
Leakage current is yet another hurdle as Moore's law marches on. Manufacturing techniques, design methods, and research projects are taking on the challenge.
April 05, 2021 by Jake Hertz
5G will undoubtedly make its mark in crowded urban centers. But how can RF technologies for this spectrum make a difference in rural and even space settings?
March 31, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
As the global chip shortage intensifies, Qualcomm is struggling to keep up with the demand for its processor chips that are used in consumer electronics.
March 29, 2021 by Luke James
Analog Devices' new ASIC-based 5G O-RAN radio platform might be indicative of maturing network technology.
March 29, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Renesas has released three new ICs in its communication timing portfolio to help alleviate the burden of 5G timing constraints.
March 25, 2021 by Jake Hertz
From telepresence holograms to machines as the network's primary users, 6G will be very different from today's network. But does the hardware for this network even exist?
March 15, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
At just the width of a human hair, a new type of cable from MIT and Raytheon is said to be ten times faster than USB.
March 03, 2021 by Jake Hertz
This article looks at the different connectivity options for deploying IoT networks, exploring the pros and cons of each.
March 02, 2021 by Remi Lorrain, Semtech
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