Antennas deliver Wi-Fi 6 and WLAN performance
The W63RPC1 rigid embedded dipole Wi-Fi 6 antennas from Linx Technologies are now being shipped by distributor Mouser Electronics, Inc.
How is IoT saving the social housing sector?
As the demand for more affordable social housing increases across the UK, the pressure is on for social housing associations to adapt to a dynamic, challenging landscape. Accessibility, rising maintenance costs and tenant safety are just some of the everyday challenges facing both housing associations and their tenants. By Nick Sacke, Head of IoT and Products, Comms365
COVID-19 sparks a rise in biometric contactless payment
The COVID-19 pandemic has had ramifications everywhere, for almost – if not all – the industries in the world. Contactless payment existed before coronavirus hit, but it worked alongside cash and chip-and-pin. However, the pandemic has seen a considerable increase in the amount of transactions using contactless payment. Because of this, biometric payment cards – significantly more secure than standard contactless cards – a...
Full suite of UK, EU and US wireless certification
Element Materials Technology (Element) has announced that it is now offering its customers a full suite of wireless certification that meets both EU and US regulations, as well as the new UK regulations that will be enforced following the country’s withdrawal from the EU in January 2021.
Smart city materials $400bn market
Smart cities are now much more ambitious. That means new materials are their biggest enabler, with information and computer technology dropping to an important support role. The major new IDTechEx report, 'Smart Cities Emerging Materials Markets 2021-2041' explains.
Wembley reopens with contactless customer experience
Realife Tech, the experience automation platform working with entertainment destinations and events, is working in partnership with The SSE Arena, Wembley. The technology will enable the venue to welcome back 1,000 fans for the Unified Heavyweight Championship between Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev on 12th December. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the arena has put protocols in place to make events as contactless as possible.
Apple finally embraces 5G, but challenges remain
Apple has integrated 5G into all four newly announced iPhones. In the launching event, Apple demonstrated a fast speed up to 4 Gbps on the iPhone 12 Pro, even when networks are crowded. The news certainly sent a positive signal to the 5G industry, but many challenges await before 5G becomes ubiquitous.
Mobile technology roll-out a game changer for telecoms company
Telecommunications company, Locktel, has transformed its operations with a new mobile workforce management system from BigChange. Providing a full fibre network solution from Design and Build to Connection and Maintenance, Locktel’s engineers have been equipped with durable tablets to allow for easier communication and stock management, wherever they are based. The tablet runs a mobile app that is synchronised with their in-office managemen...
LoRa Alliance announces winners of contribution awards
The LoRa Alliance has announced the 2020 LoRa Alliance Contribution Award winners. These annual awards recognise individuals and companies for their strong support and dedication to the LoRa Alliance over the past year.
Wi-Fi 6 antenna can be easily mounted in custom enclosures
The W63-FPC2 flexible embedded Wi-Fi 6 antenna from Linx Technologies is now being shipped by distributor Mouser Electronics, Inc.