Services http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6601/more en Growth Predicted For LTE-U Small Cells Despite Wi-Fi Coexistence Concerns http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/growth-predicted-lte-u-small-cells-despite-wi-fi-coexistence-concerns <div class="node-body article-body">Small-cell deployments that support LTE in the unlicensed spectrum (LTE-U) are expected to prosper over the next five years, despite concerns with Wi-Fi coexistence.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/growth-predicted-lte-u-small-cells-despite-wi-fi-coexistence-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/growth-predicted-lte-u-small-cells-despite-wi-fi-coexistence-concerns#comments News Mobile Semiconductors Services Systems Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:30:00 +0000 35641 at http://mwrf.com <p>Designed for small-cell deployments,&nbsp;LTE-U&nbsp;technology is an alternative to local&nbsp;Wi-Fi&nbsp;networks. But the fact that&nbsp;LTE-U&nbsp;operates on the unlicensed 5-GHz spectrum is drawing criticism from service providers. (Image courtesy of ThinkStock).</p> Latest Qi Wireless Charging Specification Challenges Wired Solutions http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/latest-qi-wireless-charging-specification-challenges-wired-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has released the latest version of its Qi wireless charging specification, capable of transmitting 15 watts of wireless power to compatible devices. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/latest-qi-wireless-charging-specification-challenges-wired-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/latest-qi-wireless-charging-specification-challenges-wired-solutions#comments News Automotive Mobile Semiconductors Services Systems Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:30:00 +0000 35631 at http://mwrf.com <p>IKEA is among the companies to have released&nbsp;Qi-based wireless charging products. The Scandinavian furniture manufacturer has embedded wireless chargers&nbsp;into lamps,&nbsp;side tables, and&nbsp;charging pads. (Image courtesy of IKEA).</p> More-Refined 5G Standards on Tap from 5G Lab Germany http://mwrf.com/systems/more-refined-5g-standards-tap-5g-lab-germany <div class="node-body article-body">Bell Labs, the industrial research arm of Alcatel-Lucent, has become the latest big player to invest in the future of fifth-generation (5G) networks. The company has partnered with the 5G Lab Germany, a research group focused on using wireless mobile networks to support “tactile Internet” technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/more-refined-5g-standards-tap-5g-lab-germany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/more-refined-5g-standards-tap-5g-lab-germany#comments News Commercial Mobile Services Systems Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:18:00 +0000 35561 at http://mwrf.com <p>A new set of standards is required to determine how fifth-generation (5G)&nbsp;networks will manage data to and from advanced device and&nbsp;IoT&nbsp;technology. (Image courtesy of ThinkStock).</p> Research Organization to Focus on 5G Air Interface Standards http://mwrf.com/systems/research-organization-focus-5g-air-interface-standards-0 <div class="node-body article-body">In an attempt to speed the development process for next-generation wireless standards, a research group has partnered to design an air interface below 6 GHz for fifth-generation (5G) networks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/research-organization-focus-5g-air-interface-standards-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/research-organization-focus-5g-air-interface-standards-0#comments Mobile Services Systems Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:19:00 +0000 35531 at http://mwrf.com <p>A major concern for the research group is designing an air interface that can support devices ranging from low-end sensors to high-end tablets, from Internet of Things devices to&nbsp;smartphones. (Image courtesy of&nbsp;ThinkStock).</p> Smartphone Sales in India to Pass U.S. Market http://mwrf.com/services/smartphone-sales-india-pass-us-market <div class="node-body article-body">The smartphone market has begun slowing down in the United States and China, countries that have for years been driving smartphone sales worldwide. A recent report is predicting that the next major market for smartphone shipments is in India.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/services/smartphone-sales-india-pass-us-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/services/smartphone-sales-india-pass-us-market#comments Commercial Mobile Services Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:26:00 +0000 35521 at http://mwrf.com <p>India is expected to have sustained growth in smartphone shipments over the next few years. It is being touted as the next frontier for equipment manufacturers and software designers. (Image courtesy of Apple Inc.).</p> Accelerate 5G design and test resources from Keysight http://mwrf.com/white-paper/accelerate-5g-design-and-test-resources-keysight <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Keysight wireless design and test tools enable the exploration of new technologies needed for next-generation 5G communications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/white-paper/accelerate-5g-design-and-test-resources-keysight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/white-paper/accelerate-5g-design-and-test-resources-keysight#comments Services Test & Measurement White Paper Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:11:00 +0000 35511 at http://mwrf.com Road to Carrier Aggregation Paved with Chinese Chipsets http://mwrf.com/systems/road-carrier-aggregation-paved-chinese-chipsets <div class="node-body article-body">As LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) networks are set to launch in China later this year, domestic Chinese chipset and mobile brands that support carrier aggregation are predicted to burst into the global market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/road-carrier-aggregation-paved-chinese-chipsets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/road-carrier-aggregation-paved-chinese-chipsets#comments Mobile Services Systems Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:43:00 +0000 35461 at http://mwrf.com <p>As wireless carriers transition to a HetNet infrastructure,&nbsp;domestic&nbsp;Chinese chipset and mobile brands that support carrier aggregation are predicted to burst into the global market. (Image courtesy of ThinkStock).</p> “Connect Ability” Challenge Aims to Improve Lives of the Disabled with Technology http://mwrf.com/software/connect-ability-challenge-aims-improve-lives-disabled-technology <div class="node-body article-body">In an attempt to improve the lives of people with disabilities, AT&T and New York University’s ABILITY Lab have partnered to launch the first “Connect Ability” competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/connect-ability-challenge-aims-improve-lives-disabled-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/connect-ability-challenge-aims-improve-lives-disabled-technology#comments Medical Services Software Fri, 19 Jun 2015 19:35:00 +0000 34941 at http://mwrf.com <p>Developers participating in the &quot;Connect Ability&quot; challenge will aim to design technology that will improve the quality of life of people with disabilities. Image courtesy of ThickStock.&nbsp;</p> Antennas Get No Respect http://mwrf.com/blog/antennas-get-no-respect <div class="node-body blog-body">The final frontier of wireless technology is antenna design, and the future of advanced networks will depend heavily on improved antenna technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/line-sight">Line of Sight</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/antennas-get-no-respect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/antennas-get-no-respect#comments Commercial Mobile Services Systems Line of Sight Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:42:00 +0000 34901 at http://mwrf.com HetNet Infrastructure Expected to Largely Replace Macrocell Networks http://mwrf.com/services/hetnet-infrastructure-expected-largely-replace-macrocell-networks <div class="node-body article-body">Driven by the growing influx of mobile broadband traffic and increased network coverage requirements, wireless carriers are looking to replace traditional macrocell based networks with Heterogeneous Network infrastructure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/services/hetnet-infrastructure-expected-largely-replace-macrocell-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/services/hetnet-infrastructure-expected-largely-replace-macrocell-networks#comments News Mobile Services Systems Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:16:00 +0000 34881 at http://mwrf.com <p>According to a recent report, wireless carriers are no longer interested in the&nbsp;networks generated&nbsp;by large cellular base station arrays. Heterogeneous Networks are in style&nbsp;and slowly becoming a force in the wireless industry.&nbsp;Image courtesy of ThinkStock.</p>