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How Shawn Mendes and RFID Asset Tracking Technology Steal the Show Paul Golata
It’s no wonder that throngs of screaming fans attend singer and songwriter Shawn Mendes’ shows. Through the use of RFID products, Mendes transforms his events into an interactive experience with his fans. Learn how Molex enables customers to never miss a beat by employing RFID tracking technology.

Removing Obstacles to Space Travel Barry Manz
Bounce radio signals off the moon? Unthinkable! Well it certainly was in 1946. Hardly anyone knew much about a program called “Project Diana”, and many still don’t today. This is a shame, as the project and its participants removed one of the greatest obstacles to space travel.

Qorvo Underpins 5G Infrastructure Robert Huntley
5G heralds a new era in cellular communications. The stakes are high in the fast-moving world of deploying the new infrastructure to make 5G a reality. Find out why Qorvo is well-positioned to be your component supplier of choice for everything RF related.

Bluetooth® Heads in New Direction Steven Keeping
An upgrade to the Bluetooth® Core Specification, Bluetooth 5.1, adds direction finding capabilities. The enhancement promises much for applications such as indoor navigation, but implementation is challenging even for the experienced RF engineer.

5G Enters an Arena All Its Own: AT&T to bring 5G to AT&T Stadium Paul Golata
Taking center stage in 2019 at billionaire Jerry Jones’s AT&T Stadium isn’t simply the world-famous Dallas Cowboys or Country Music Hall of Famer Garth Brooks with his bigger-than-life concert. It’s the arrival of 5G—the fifth-generation of mobile network and wireless system connectivity.

Router Security Vulnerabilities Could Compromise the IoT Steven Keeping
Wi-Fi routers offer a cheap, convenient gateway to connect IoT sensors to the Cloud, but tests reveal the devices have weak security. As the IoT grows, they could prove even more enticing targets for hackers. New developments bring more protection, but other technologies could prove a better option.

Connected-Home Tech Falls Short but the Future is Bright Steven Keeping
While smart-home devices are gaining traction, the truly connected home remains a dream. Engineers are working on interim solutions to meld disparate wireless technologies, with some success, but a single smart-home solution is far in the future.

Does Wi-Gig Have a Place in Wi-Fi’s Future? Barry Manz
Wi-Gig was created to make very-high-speed file transfers possible over a short distance, but Wi-Fi 6 (802.1ax) is coming and it will do that too, without the challenges presented by the use of millimeter wavelengths.

Ushering in the Promise of a New Generation Paul Golata
The next generation of mobile networks and wireless systems—5G—promises to provide connectivity solutions to change and improve lives.

Beyond Top Secret: The Tech Behind Santa’s Sleigh Mike Parks
Santa Claus has got to be one of the most tech-savvy people in the world. Think about it: Circumnavigating the globe in a single night to deliver gifts to hundreds of millions of children is only possible by integrating some serious technology into his gift-giving empire. Surely his sleigh—the epicenter of this logistical feat—must be packed with cutting-edge electronics to ensure his success year after year. While the exact plans and specifications of his mobile command center are safely locked away at the North Pole, we can make some safe assumptions about the tech onboard.

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