Posts tagged as wireless

Enhanced SoCs for compact products in wearable sector

    Nordic recently introduced the company’s new products at an industry seminar arranged and hosted by its local representative, RF Design. One of the new products introduced was the enhanced nRF51 series system on a chip  (SoC) which features RAM doubled to 32 kB for improved application performance and ultra-compact packaging for smaller wearable […]

Wits students show they can work under pressure

  Final year students at the Witwatersrand School of Electrical and Information Engineering showed great ingenuity in the projects they presented at the annual open day on 15 October 2014. In introducing the event, school head Prof. Fambirai Takawira said that students were given only six weeks to develop, design and build their projects. “The […]

Spectrum policy key to achieving objectives of SA Connect

  The Wireless Access Providers’ Association (WAPA) has released a draft position paper on spectrum, and recently hosted the second Future Wireless Technologies Forum. Both these initiatives are for the purpose of giving real-world examples and industry insight to the regulator and to policymakers. This context will better enable the various government bodies to achieve […]

Hands off: 2 GHz is for WiFi traffic

  Half of the traffic on the internet travels via WiFi in the licence-free spectrum of the 2 GHz band, however industry experts see potential problems ahead as mobile operators are eyeing the licence-free spectrum as useful spectrum for LTE back-hauling. The WiFi  spectrum must be protected, say industry leaders. The Wireless Access Providers’ Association […]

WAPA launches Future Wireless Technologies Forum

  The regulator, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), has engaged the Wireless Access Providers’ Association (WAPA) to assist in bringing stakeholders from the regulatory field and industry together to discuss new and innovative technologies, products, and services in the wireless space. The Future Wireless Technologies Forum is a series of collaborative discussions […]