Tag: 5G

5G is the fifth generation wireless technology for digital cellular networks that began wide deployment in 2019. As with previous standards, the covered areas are divided into regions called “cells”, serviced by individual antennas. Virtually every major telecommunication service provider in the developed world is deploying antennas or intends to deploy them soon. The frequency spectrum of 5G is divided into millimeter waves, mid-band and low-band. Low-band uses a similar frequency range as the predecessor, 4G.

Building System Integration at an inflection point: interview with Martin Feder and Jeff Groat

Two years ago, we interviewed Martin Feder on the evolution of building management during the time of IP, the Internet of Things (IoT), and the shift of intelligence to the edge. Technologies are evolving...

The semiconductor industry in 2019: drivers and challenges – report

Companies in the semiconductor industry accelerated the trend towards consolidation in electronics according to A.T. Kearney's Industrials Executive M&A Report 2019. The semiconductor industry itself obviously is also in full flux with IoT (the...

Inside the Philips LiFi luminaire and systems launch: a boost for light fidelity

The March 2018 announcement of the Philips LiFi luminaire offering and Philips LiFi systems solution: what it says and why it matters for the evolution of LiFi (light fidelity) across several use cases in...