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5G in Health: It’s Not Just About the Technology

When people talk about 5G in health, one immediately thinks about all the current anti-5G protests because of the supposed fears about radiation. But the problem is, as many analysts and reporters in our industry have commented, these are not proven and in fact propagated by uninformed opinion. So this week, looking for serious, informed…

Countering Drones with Animal-Inspired Robots, Acoustic Sensors, AI and More

The UK Ministry of Defence’s innovation hub, the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), has awarded a total of £2m to 18 separate projects that aim to develop new capabilities to detect, disrupt and defeat the hostile and malicious use of drones. The contracts are the result of the Countering Drones competition launched earlier this year.…

Hybrid Chips for 5G Mobile

In most current devices, silicon-based CMOS chips are used for computing, but they prove to be inefficient for lighting and communications, resulting in performance loss and thermal problems. This is why the current 5G mobile devices on the market become very hot during use and turn off after a short time. The electronic devices of…

Infrastructure Focus Clouds the Blue-Sky View for 6G

The 35-year history of digital cellular standards has followed a predictable trajectory since the 3G Partnership Project took the lead in standards development. As soon as one generation of standard reached draft form in 3GPP, it was time to speculate about the next generation, even if the barest framework of the next generation was still…

5G is Just Getting Started; Time for 6G

OULU, Finland — When officials in this innovation hub invited journalists to have a look at the work under way to initiate research on 6G wireless networks, I immediately thought, But we don’t even have commercial 5G yet. How can we be talking about 6G? I’ve spoken to others who have confessed the same reaction.…

Nokia Bets it All on 5G

Watch Nokia Corp. The communications and networking equipment manufacturer is for the umpteenth time on a bold but perilous redemption journey. Years from now, industry analysts, academics, and competitors will look back at this time and see a company that either burnished its reputation as a master of reinvention or failed to find its way…