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Imagination’s Series3NX Neural Network Accelerator Helps UNISOC to Create 5G Smartphone Platform - News

December 21, 2021

Imagination Technologies announced that UNISOC, a fabless semiconductor company, has used Imagination’s Series3NX neural network accelerator (NNA) IP in its Tanggula T770 and T760 system-on-chips (SoCs), its new smartphone 5G platforms. 

IoT

Silicon Labs’ Z-Wave 800 Series SoCs and Modules Offer Long Range, Energy Efficiency, and Security - News

December 16, 2021

Silicon Labs announced that Z-Wave 800 system-on-chips (SoCs) and modules are now available for the Z-Wave smart home and automation ecosystem. Expanding the company’s Series 2 platform, the EFR32ZG23 (ZG23) SoCs and ZGM230S modules provide developers with sub-GHz connectivity for Z-Wave Mesh and Z-Wave Long Range, and can be used for smart home, multi-dwelling units (MDU), hospitality, and lighting applications, supporting both end devices and gateways.

IoT

Sequans Introduces New 4G/5G Cellular IoT Modules Based on its 2nd Gen Cat 1 Calliope 2 Chip - News

December 15, 2021

The new Calliope 2 GC02S1 modules are low-cost, low-power, IoT-optimized solutions that support VoLTE and throughput higher than LTE-M for applications including wearables and hearables with music streaming; smart city/smart home IoT devices such as security cameras, alarm panels, and utility meters; and data aggregators that can require throughput up to several megabits per second.

Consumer

Infineon's 5th Generation CAPSENSE™ Technology Improves Robustness, Reliability, and Power Consumption - News

December 15, 2021

Infineon Technologies AG launched the company’s fifth-generation CAPSENSE™ capacitive and inductive touch sensing human-machine interface (HMI) technology. The enhanced HMI enables advanced solutions like proximity sensing with improved detection range, gesture detection and directivity, and hover detection for tomorrow’s advanced touchscreens.

Networking & 5G

Sequans Introduces Low Power GNSS Positioning Technology on its Monarch 2 LTE-M/NB-IoT Platform - News

December 14, 2021

Sequans Communications S.A., a provider of 5G/4G cellular IoT connectivity solutions, announced the availability of low-power GNSS positioning capability on its Monarch 2 LTE-M/NB-IoT platform. The integrated GNSS solution offers Sequans’ IoT customers accurate positioning with lower power consumption, removing the need for an external positioning chipset for an overall higher performing, lower cost tracking solution.

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Analog Devices’ RadioVerse® SoC Drives 5G Radio Efficiency and Performance - News

December 14, 2021

The new SoC series provides advanced RF signal processing with expanded digital functionality and RF capacity that greatly improves 5G RU performance and energy efficiency. The SoCs are the newest addition to ADI’s RadioVerse ecosystem and combine its Zero IF (ZiF) architecture with significant advances in functional integration and linearization.

Debug & Test

Keysight First to Deliver CTIA Authorized 5G mmWave Over-the-Air Test System - News

December 08, 2021

Keysight Technologies, Inc., a technology company that delivers design and validation solutions to connect and secure the world, announced that they are first to deliver a complete CTIA authorized 5G mmWave over-the-air (OTA) test system for validating device transceiver performance in a laboratory environment, accelerating the roll-out of wireless connectivity broadband across the U.S.

IoT

Link Labs' Rechargeable SuperTag IoT Device: Asset Tracking Made More Sustainable - News

December 08, 2021

Link Labs announced the release of its Rechargeable SuperTag IoT device to solve a common problem with asset tracking across various industries — the need to replace batteries when they run out of power. An all-in-one indoor, outdoor, and on-the-road solution, Rechargeable SuperTag can be recharged hundreds of times and can be configured as a hub to scan and uplink data for up to 1,000 Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth LE) tags.

Consumer

OCF Specifications Deployed in Korea LH Smart Home Project - News

December 07, 2021

The Korea Land and Housing Corporation (LH) has adopted the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) secure cloud-connected technology as the foundation for its national Smart Home Platform. This has helped LH to overcome significant IoT security, privacy, and interoperability challenges.

Networking & 5G

The Acceleration of 5G Rollouts Will Drive Worldwide mMIMO Deployments to Reach 32 Million by 2026 - News

December 07, 2021

Global mobile data traffic is expected to grow at a six-year Compound Annual Growth Rate of 97%, reaching to 1331 exabyte in 2025, up from 23 exabyte in 2019. This increase in traffic is driving mobile operators to accelerate 5G rollouts, with Massive Multiple Input/Multiple Output (mMIMO) as a key enabler.

Open Source

RISC-V International Ratifies 15 New Specifications - News

December 06, 2021

 

RISC-V members ratified the Vector, Scalar Cryptography, and Hypervisor specifications, which will help unlock new opportunities for developers creating RISC-V applications for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), the Internet of Things (IoT), connected and autonomous cars, data centers, and beyond.

Open Source

Mission for Inclusion: The Open Hardware Diversity Alliance - Story

December 03, 2021

STEM fields have long struggled with a lack of diversity. A recent report from Lindström Group highlighted the problem in a microcosm, revealing that just 12% of engineers and 16% of engineering students in the United Kingdom are women.

Networking & 5G

AWS Private 5G Service Simplifies Setup and Maintenance for Private Mobile Networks - News

December 02, 2021

Customers would like to build their own private 5G networks to take advantage of the reliability, better coverage, lower latency, and higher bandwidth they provide and to be able to scale their networks as they add more devices. But today, most private mobile network deployments require customers to invest considerable time, money, and effort to design their network for anticipated peak capacity and to procure and integrate software and hardware components from multiple vendors.

IoT

Infineon’s AIROC™ Cloud Connectivity Manager Supports the AWS IoT ExpressLink - News

December 01, 2021

Infineon Technologies AG announced the AIROC™ IFW56810 Cloud Connectivity Manager (CCM), a solution that supports the AWS IoT ExpressLink standards and specifications. This combined offering enables increased efficiency for companies and end customers to connect products such as industrial sensors, home appliances, irrigation systems, and medical devices to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Industrial

ADLINK Releases its First SMARC Module Based on Qualcomm QRB5165 - News

December 01, 2021

The LEC-RB5 SMARC module provides on-device artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, support for up to 6 cameras, and low power consumption. It can power robots and drones in consumer, enterprise, defense, industrial, and logistics sectors.

IoT

Secure Bluetooth® Low Energy Microcontroller from onsemi Sets Industry Record for Power Efficiency - News

November 30, 2021

Expanding the onsemi portfolio of Bluetooth LE enabled solutions, the RSL15 offers security and processing capabilities with smart sensing features.

Security

STMicroelectronics Reveals Secure Microcontroller for Biometric System-on-Card and dCVV Solutions - News

November 30, 2021

STMicroelectronics is facilitating advanced security for contact and contactless payment cards, ID cards, and transport ticketing with its latest-generation ST31 secure microcontroller.

Networking & 5G

Per Vices Chestnut Software Defined Radio for Advanced Wireless Applications - News

November 23, 2021

Chestnut offers a 4 receive and 4 transmit radio chain architecture, with each radio chain being independently controlled while maintaining phase coherency for applications requiring this functionality. Each radio chain offers 500 MHz of RF bandwidth, resulting in 2 GHz of RF bandwidth capture when all chains are enabled. The tuning range of near-DC to 9 GHz also allows these radio chains to be used for various applications that require wide operating frequencies.

Consumer

Intelligent Sensor Platform Improves Mobile Connectivity and Compliance for Personal Connected Consumer Devices - News

November 23, 2021

PerSe sensors detect human presence near mobile devices and other consumer electronics and enable advanced Radio Frequency (RF) control when the user is close. Its smart human sensing feature, ultra-low power, and tiny footprint also make it suitable for a range of wearable applications such as gesture control and automation.

Networking & 5G

CommAgility Debuts 5G Small Cell Standalone Reference Platform - News

November 23, 2021

The SC-RF2-5Gn78 combines the company's SmallCellPHY-5G and SmallCellSTACK-5G software along with its baseband and RF hardware based on NXP's Layerscape® and Layerscape Access SoCs.

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