Spectrum Multiplier software from Cohere Technologies uses Delay-Doppler effects to predict how a wireless channel will change in real time, letting base stations control MU-MIMO beams.
Apple announces 5G phone, next please
Just because Apple has a 5G phone doesn’t mean I want one, today. I made a promise that in 2021, I’d buy someone a new phone (undoubtedly Apple) for a graduation gift. Will that new phone be one from the iPhone 12 series? Probably not, though I will honor my promise when the time comes…
NI CEO: COVID-19 on day one
NI CEO Eric Starkloff’s first decision was what to do about COVID-19 the night before he took over on February 1, 2020. Since then, he’s seen the opportunities in communications resulting from the pandemic.
R&D initiative looks to streamline COVID-19 data collection
UMass Lowell professor teams up with entrepreneur to produce open-source software for distributing COVID-19 test kits and collecting test data.
Network test suite puts the load on Open RAN CU
VIAVI’s TeraVM O-RAN test suite now supports Centralized Unit load testing.
Software tests 5G transport networks with millions of subscribers
Keysight’s LoadCore 5G Core Testing software lets engineers simulate traffic in transport networks all the way to the network core.
Extract parasitics from capacitor models to improve RF designs
Metal-insulator-metal and metal-oxide-metal capacitors popular in analog/RF designs because of their desirable characteristics. By extracting parasitics from your models that are important in your design, you’ll get a robust circuit.
Get the missing telecom network data
We’ve all experienced wireless call drops and we accept it as part of life. We’d never think of reporting a dropped call to the carrier. EXFO, a company known for its installation and maintenance test equipment, has created Nova SensAI to monitor networks in real time, letting telecom service providers get the feedback that users…
DesignCon video: Why details cause project failure
“Twenty-five percent of projects reach market on time and on budget,” said Andrea Fox of Mentor Graphics to a gathering at DesignCon 2020. The rest need more time, more money, or, in the case of 17 percent, are simply scrapped. Why? When designing a board, you may face having to use different design tools for…
5G develops and deploys, research shifts to applications
3GPP Release 16 will add features to 5G such as vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications. Finalized in December 2019, Release 16 will take 5G to the next level upon release, which is expected in March 2020. To find out what’s coming, 5GTW spoke with James Kimery of National Instruments. NI and Kimery have been…