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UK and Switzerland Lead the Way in European 5G According to International Report
Switzerland and the UK have been deemed two leading countries (third and sixth place respectively) in their integration of 5G. This is according to research company Omdia’s ‘5G Market Progress Assessment, End-2019’, which accounts for a total of 22 countries.
“Micro-Comb” Technology Achieves Record 44.2 Tbps Internet Speed
Researchers from Monash, Swinburne University of Technology (SUT), and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) have achieved world-beating internet efficiency: their 44.2 terabits per second micro-comb chip has an optical technology that can replace the equivalent function of 80 lasers in traditional optic fibre-based internet solutions.
Arm Announces Its Hardware and Software-Focused Devsummit Conference Is Going Virtual
In the wake of the lockdown, computing giant Arm has unveiled that DevSummit—the new name for its developer and designer-targeted, software and hardware-focused tech conference—will be hosted virtually (online) from the 5th to the 9th of October, 2020.
What Is Power Over Ethernet and How Does It Benefit Engineers?
First introduced in 1997 by PowerDsine (a semiconductor and systems company ultimately acquired by Microsemi), Power over Ethernet (PoE) is today one of the most efficient, cost-effective, and scalable cabling standards in the electronics industry.
NXP Introduces Wi-Fi 6 Portfolio to Accelerate Adoption of the Latest Wi-Fi Standards
NXP has announced a new portfolio of SoCs with native support for Wi-Fi 6, promising to bring the benefits of the next generation of Wi-Fi to a broader range of products and accelerate adoption of the latest standard.
CTO Chris Rutherglen from Carbonics Inc. Discusses the Use of Carbon Nanotubes in Electronics
Carbon nanomaterials could bring a huge wave of innovation in the development of new generations of electronics. In this exclusive interview, Chris Rutherglen, CTO at Carbonics Inc, shares some of the recent advancements in this exciting field of research with Electronics Point.
How Can the Electronics Industry Tap into the Potential of 5G?
5G may one day be a universal communication feature, but so far, it is still far from ready. We look at what is holding it back in the consumer world, and what engineers and manufacturers can do to help both its integration in towns and cities—which may ultimately involve increasing the fifth generation’s capabilities in the industrial IoT.
Critical Engineering Skills For the Future: Readying for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the UK
Engineering is vital to the UK’s economy: it provides quality employment alongside some vital solutions to major global challenges. However, the UK, similarly to the rest of Europe, has been experiencing a skills gap. Faced with the fourth industrial revolution and more, will the UK have the volume of engineering talent it needs to remain a key player?
University Carlos III de Madrid to Implement 5G Technology in Four Different Test Working Environments in Europe
Coordinated by the University Carlos III de Madrid, 5Growth will implant 5G technology across four European working environments with a view of validating the functioning of new telecommunication networks.