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    The Future of 5G with SDR

    Feb. 26, 2021
    5G is an emerging communications protocol that will increase data-transfer rates on cellular networks and in turn increase the versatility of cellular networks, aided in no small...
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    2021: The Year When OpenRAN Becomes Mainstream

    Feb. 9, 2021
    Pushing past lab experiments and field trials toward commercial deployments, O-RAN technology is set to ramp up significantly this year. However, successful expansion will bank...
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    6 Reasons to Move to a Complete Modem-to-Antenna Solution in the Era of 5G

    Feb. 5, 2021
    To help tame complexity as 5G continues to expand, network operators and OEMs should consider complete modem-to-antenna solutions.
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    Three Possible 2021 Outcomes: Pick Only One

    Feb. 4, 2021
    There are three ways that 2021 could evolve. This article details each of the three and explains how and why each will result in relatively predictable revenues, but it's uncertain...
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    5 Trends for Industry 4.0: The Factory of the Future (2021 and Beyond…)

    Feb. 2, 2021
    Digitalization offers ways of making flexible production systems more autonomous and allows for validation through simulation. It’s become indispensable and become part of the...

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    All Eyes on GaN to Power 2021 and Beyond

    Jan. 28, 2021
    The market shift toward GaN transistors in 2021 isn’t just theoretical or inspirational—it’s happening now, with major companies designing and shipping products with GaN today...
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    Can CHIP Make the Seamless Smart Home Real?

    Jan. 19, 2021
    Qorvo’s Cees Links discusses where home networks have been, where they are now, and where they’re going, and how Project Connected Home over IP is in the mix.
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    The Future of RF Filtering in a 5G World

    Jan. 14, 2021
    The onset of broad 5G and Wi-Fi 6/6E adoption will necessitate a new approach to RF filtering in mobile devices.
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    What’s Trending in Rugged Board Systems?

    Jan. 13, 2021
    VITA Executive Director Jerry Gipper provides insights about what’s on tap and what’s coming in rugged hardware design.
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    6G: Fantastic, Yes. Fantasy? Not So Much.

    Dec. 23, 2020
    As a viable technology, 6G is quite a way off. But some of the doubts about its feasibility may be overblown. Here’s a look at what 6G is, what it might bring to the table, and...
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    The Future of RF and Microwave Connectors

    Nov. 25, 2020
    Connector technology, born in the 1930s, must grow in capabilities and applications while shedding size and weight. Manufacturers that succeed in this market will be those looking...