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NXP, Samsung, Bosch, and HID Global Form FiRa Consortium to Promote UWB Tech

NXP, Samsung, Bosch, and HID Global Form FiRa Consortium to Promote UWB Tech

A group of industry leaders has formed a coalition to promote and set standards for Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology. The founding members of the FiRa Consortium are NXP, Samsung, Bosch, and the ASSA ABLOY Group that includes HID Global. The first companies to sign on with the new organization are Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.,…

NEC, NTT DOCOMO Stream 8K Video to Hi-Speed Train in Latest 5G Trial

NEC, NTT DOCOMO Stream 8K Video to Hi-Speed Train in Latest 5G Trial

NEC and Japan-based telecom NTT DOCOMO have made further progress in their efforts to trial experimental 5G connectivity technology. Together with Tobu Railway Co., the companies successfully transmitted high-definition video to a fast-moving train. It’s the culmination of a long-term effort. Last spring the companies transmitted 3G data to a car moving at over 300km…

4G to Overtake 3G in LATAM/Caribbean This Year: GSMA Report

4G to Overtake 3G in LATAM/Caribbean This Year: GSMA Report

2018 will have been the year in which 4G connectivity surpassed 3G in Latin America, suggests a new report from the GSMA. Entitled “The Mobile Economy: Latin America and the Caribbean 2018”, the report forecasts that by the end of the year, 4G networks will account for 38 percent of the region’s connections. That points…