Services http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6601/more en UPDATE: GPS III Control System Boosts Navigational Accuracy http://mwrf.com/systems/update-gps-iii-control-system-boosts-navigational-accuracy <div class="node-body article-body">Having maintained the Global Positioning System (GPS) since it was invented, the Department of Defense is again looking to upgrade it with a new satellite control system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/update-gps-iii-control-system-boosts-navigational-accuracy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/update-gps-iii-control-system-boosts-navigational-accuracy#comments News Defense Services Systems Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:35:00 +0000 35261 at http://mwrf.com <p>The GPS OCX control system&nbsp;is set to increase the number of satellites supported by the current GPS network and&nbsp;improve its overall&nbsp;targeting and tracking capabilities. (Image courtesy of ThinkStock).</p> Small-Cell and LTE Industry Groups Agree to Collaborate on 5G Standards http://mwrf.com/systems/small-cell-and-lte-industry-groups-agree-collaborate-5g-standards <div class="node-body article-body">The Small Cell Forum and 4G Americas have signed an agreement to develop 5G standards in the field of strategically-deployed small cells. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/small-cell-and-lte-industry-groups-agree-collaborate-5g-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/small-cell-and-lte-industry-groups-agree-collaborate-5g-standards#comments News Semiconductors Services Systems Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:20:00 +0000 36431 at http://mwrf.com <p>Small-cell deployments that support LTE and LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) with carrier aggregation are expected to have a significant role in constructing 5G networks. (Image courtesy of ThinkStock).</p> Dual C- and Ku-Band Payload Replaces Outdated Broadcast Satellites http://mwrf.com/systems/dual-c-and-ku-band-payload-replaces-outdated-broadcast-satellites <div class="node-body article-body">The Intelsat-34 is set to replace both the Intelsat-805 and Galaxy-11 satellites, providing increased coverage for broadcast television services in South America and mobile communications in the North Atlantic ocean.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/dual-c-and-ku-band-payload-replaces-outdated-broadcast-satellites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/dual-c-and-ku-band-payload-replaces-outdated-broadcast-satellites#comments Commercial Mobile Semiconductors Services Systems Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:00:00 +0000 36381 at http://mwrf.com <p>The Intelsat-34 satellite in a Space Systems/Loral&nbsp;production facility. (Image courtesy of SSL).&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wireless-Charging Technology Works With Metal Cases http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/wireless-charging-technology-works-metal-cases <div class="node-body article-body">Qualcomm Inc. has upgraded the Rezence wireless charging specification in its WiPower charging pads, allowing them to charge devices with metal backs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/wireless-charging-technology-works-metal-cases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/wireless-charging-technology-works-metal-cases#comments News Active components Energy Mobile Semiconductors Services Systems Thu, 13 Aug 2015 19:00:00 +0000 36251 at http://mwrf.com <p>Qualcomm has upgraded the Rezence&nbsp;wireless charging specification in its WiPower charging pads, allowing them to charge devices with metal backs. (Image courtesy of the Alliance For Wireless Power).</p> Voracious Wi-Fi Consumption Drives WLAN Market Growth http://mwrf.com/systems/voracious-wi-fi-consumption-drives-wlan-market-growth <div class="node-body article-body">As the IoT ecosystem continues to expand, the market for WLAN equipment will experience a wave of revenue growth through 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/voracious-wi-fi-consumption-drives-wlan-market-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/voracious-wi-fi-consumption-drives-wlan-market-growth#comments Mobile Semiconductors Services Systems Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:30:00 +0000 36231 at http://mwrf.com <p>As the IoT ecosystem continues to expand, the market for WLAN equipment will experience a wave of revenue growth through 2020. (Image courtesy of ThinkStock).</p> Communications-Based Train Signaling Integrates 4G LTE Network http://mwrf.com/services/communications-based-train-signaling-integrates-4g-lte-network <div class="node-body article-body">The first successful pilot test of a communications-based-train-control (CBTC) signaling system with 4G LTE capabilities has been completed on metro lines in France.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/services/communications-based-train-signaling-integrates-4g-lte-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/services/communications-based-train-signaling-integrates-4g-lte-network#comments Active components Commercial Mobile Semiconductors Services Systems Wed, 05 Aug 2015 19:00:00 +0000 35871 at http://mwrf.com <p>CBTC&nbsp;systems are typically deployed in high-capacity metro lines to ensure that the infrastructure remains safe and efficient. (Image courtesy of ThinkStock).</p> UPDATE: Connect Ability Challenge Improves Lives of the Disabled with Technology http://mwrf.com/software/update-connect-ability-challenge-improves-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/update-connect-ability-challenge-improves-lives-disabled-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/update-connect-ability-challenge-improves-lives-disabled-technology#comments Medical Services Software Wed, 05 Aug 2015 17:45:00 +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> Colorado Celebrates 20 Years of GPS Technology http://mwrf.com/systems/colorado-celebrates-20-years-gps-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Governor John Hickenlooper has declared “GPS Day” in Colorado to honor the twentieth anniversary of the GPS network entering active service on July 17th, 1995.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/colorado-celebrates-20-years-gps-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/colorado-celebrates-20-years-gps-technology#comments News Commercial Defense Mobile Services Systems Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:30:00 +0000 35701 at http://mwrf.com <p>An artist&#39;s rendition&nbsp;of the&nbsp;Lockheed Martin-built&nbsp;GPS III satellite as it might appear in operational orbit around Earth.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin).</p> 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>