WBA completes phase one trial of Wi-Fi 6 infrastructure

17 June 2020

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the body developing of next generation Wi-Fi services, successfully completed its phase one trial of Wi-Fi 6 infrastructure and services at the Mettis Aerospace factory in the UK. 

It claims that the trial was the first of its kind in the world and an important part of the WBA’s Wi-Fi 6 test and development program.

The body says tests included applications of 4K video streaming, large scale file transfers, messaging and voice/video communications as well as the first stage of IoT sensor and mixed reality testing.

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TE Connectivity extends M12 range with right-angle connectors for PCBs and panels

21 April 2020

The TE Connectivity M12 Range has again been extended with A-, B- and D-coded versions of the right-angle connector for PCBs and panels.

The latest M12 PCB right-angle offering comes with two, five and eight position configurations for direct mounting to PCBs and panels.

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Viavi launches OneAdvisor ONA-800

21 April 2020

Viavi Solutions has launched OneAdvisor ONA-800, an instrument platform it says will address the evolving requirements of communication service providers, their field technicians and contractors.

“As 5G becomes more ubiquitous in 2020 and beyond, network operators are aggressively scaling and commercialising this technology using large workforces of technicians or contractors to install and activate tens of thousands of cell sites,” Viavi claims.

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Mist Systems expands vision

21 April 2020

Mist Systems, a Juniper Networks company, announces a new ecosystem partner integration that leverage ultra-wideband, Wi-Fi radar (sensing), LiDAR, Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) and battery-less Bluetooth LE tags to deliver use cases for indoor location with accuracy and “exceptional” scale.

Ultra-wideband (UWB) has the promise of becoming a standards-

based technology that can be the cornerstone of a real-time location system (RTLS). It supposedly delivers higher-accuracy location to address additional location use cases for customers, including those for Industrial IoT (IIoT), healthcare, enterprise, logistics and retail environments.

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