Inside Frequency Control

A 5G Wireless Crash Course

Posted by Bliley Technologies on Feb 21, 2017 6:30:00 AM

For the first 15 years or so of their existence, cell phones were clunky devices which could only be used to make voice calls - which were frequently dropped.

Remember these GIANT things?? ...The Model T of cell phones, The 1983 Motorola Dynatac:

If you'd like to go on a quick side tangent, check out The Evolution of Cell Phones.

Anyway, these first cell phones were considered first-generation or “1G” phones. Then came 2G, which brought us the wonders of text messaging. 3G was a huge leap forward, making internet access completely mobile, and now most of us living in industrialized nations using 4G phones, which bring us the speed we’ve grown accustomed to.

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Topics: wireless, mmW

Millimeter Wave Radar: Advantages and Challenges

Posted by Bliley Technologies on Dec 7, 2016 6:30:00 AM

A millimeter wave radar provides a set of eyes for a vehicle, making navigation easier and giving the driver more control over the vehicle. The military was the first to take advantage of this technology, and millimeter wave radars were used to make the flight of aircrafts safer in the 1950s and 60s.

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Topics: mmW

Key Developments in mmW Radio Spectrum Research

Posted by Bliley Technologies on Oct 11, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Fifth Generation Wireless is Right Around the Corner

Fifth generation wireless systems are not far from becoming a reality, thanks to recent research being done on the millimeter wave (mmW) radio spectrum. Experts agree the way forward is to manufacture mass deployable wireless devices across a range of markets and for different applications. Among other things, these applications include mobile computing and data processing over networks. The technology also has applications in the field of medicine and healthcare.

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Topics: wireless, engineering, mmW