15 Dec 2022
Metamaterials' Potential in mmWave 5G Telecommunications and Beyond
Having been largely confined to the realm of academia for many years, metamaterials are now set for commercialization in several major applications.
17 Nov 2022
What Is the Status of 5G and What Can We Expect From 6G in the Future?
Adding a new spectrum is key to each new generation of telecommunications. The two new frequency bands in 5G are sub-6 GHz (3.5 - 7 GHz) and mmWave (24 - 71 GHz).
29 Sep 2022
Pivotal Commware is a US-based telecommunications company, founded in 2016 as a spinout from Intellectual Ventures. The company develops metamaterial antennas that use holographic beam forming to increase network speed, capacity, and spectral efficiency.
20 Sep 2022
Lenovo: The ThinkReality A3
Lenovo showcased its ThinkReality A3 headset at Laval Virtual 2022. Released in 2021, these are marketed as a lightweight AR headset or smart glasses, as opposed to an MR device.
15 Dec 2021
4 Challenges That 5G Open RAN Advocates Must Solve
As of mid-2021, 5G is a reality in at least 78 nations. 5G is now being used in consumer sectors such as 5G smartphones, 5G broadband (fixed wireless access), and augmented reality (AR)/virtual reality (VR) games.
24 Nov 2021
5G: A Summary of 2021 and What to Expect Going Forward
5G is recognized as an important infrastructure for both developed and developing countries. By the end of 2021, 79 nations have either commercialized 5G or are conducting 5G trials. Though 5G is commercialized, there are still a lot of technical developments going on. In this article, IDTechEx discuss the 4 major areas of development/trends.
3 Nov 2021
5G mmWave Large-Scale Rollout: IDTechEx Discusses If and When
5G has two new frequency bands: sub-6 GHz (3.5 - 7 GHz) and mmWave (>24 GHz). 5G sub-6 GHz, with a frequency relatively close to the 4G frequency range, does not receive as much attention as the other new frequency band - mmWave. Even though there has been a lot of buzz surrounding mmWave, has this technology been extensively adopted? What are the pain points in the mmWave industry? What are its prospects for the future?
28 Jul 2021
Wiliot Secures $200 Million Investment Round Led by SoftBank Vision
For decades, there has remained a massive gap as trillions of products travel billions of miles without any data being available as to their status, whereabouts, or situation. Lacking this information, global supply chains have been profoundly, and vulnerably, in the dark. Recognizing this, many leaders in consumer-packaged goods, pharmaceuticals, furniture, and apparel have been working with Wiliot to add their sensing capabilities, intelligence and connectivity.
27 Jul 2021
Wiliot is developing low-cost, energy-harvesting sensors that enable items to be tracked throughout the supply chain. On July 27 2021 it announced that it had received an investment of $200m from Softbank.
18 Jan 2021
5G and WiFi 6 at CES 2021
5G was a key topic at CES 2020 and this trend continued to 2021. In this premium article, IDTechEx cover a few of the 5G highlights as well as the WiFi 6/6E devices that were presented at CES 2021.
28 Oct 2020
Nokia is an Internet and communications technology company based in Finland. Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, they serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry's most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing.