Ericsson plans to build its first fully-automated smart factory in the U.S. that will produce advanced antenna system radios for 5G deployments in North America. Ericsson’s direct investment is about $100 million, which will kick in during the third quarter of this year, the company told FierceWireless. The Swedish vendor said the radios will be designed to boost network capacity and coverage, including in rural areas, as well as 5G radios for urban areas.
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When it comes to a cabling infrastructure, not all media and applications are always the same. So for each and every link, it’s important to be aware of what you’re testing—from both a media type and application standpoint. Often customers will determine that they only need Category 5e or Category 6 for some applications and Category 6A for others, or they may realize the need to upgrade some but not all links.
The data center interconnect space continues to be among the most vibrant within the optical communications landscape. This webcast will provide an overview of the current state of the data center interconnect application and cover emerging technologies that could address different application segments.
Cisco will join such competitors as Ciena, Juniper Networks, and Infinera by branching out into the optical transceiver business by acquiring Acacia Communications for $70.00 per share in cash, or approximately $2.6 billion on a fully diluted basis, net of cash and marketable securities. The deal is expected to close in the second half of Cisco’s fiscal 2020.
The TIA has published the ANSI/TIA-569-E standard, Telecommunications Pathways and Spaces. The “E” revision supersedes the 569-D standard, which was published in 2015. ANSI/TIA-569-E was developed by the TIA’s TR-42.3 Subcommittee. Major changes from the previous edition include updated references; incorporation of revised temperature and humidity requirements originally published in ANSI/TIA-569-D-1; and incorporation of additional pathway and space considerations for supporting remote powering over twisted-pair cabling originally published in ANSI/TIA-569-D-2.
The IoT is a broad term that defines anything connected as part of a network, capable of both sending and receiving data. The majority of this network is based on sensors, and it’s these devices that will power Energy-as-a-Service. Current energy production focuses on a centralized grid and while it has served us well in the past, decentralized microgrids are emerging to prevent power disruptions, monitor energy usage and even transition into green energy.
As buildings become more connected, complex, and dynamic, there is a growing need for intelligent building technologies that provide data-driven insights to maximize operational efficiency, cut energy waste, and lower overall costs. This paper explores how smart buildings leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) to create new opportunities for information gathering and sharing, and the impact it has on buildings management and operations.
Axis has announced the release of its latest whitepaper, Smart Buildings & Smart Cities Security, a detailed study of challenges for smart buildings.
The best smart city initiatives in the world need to “talk” to buildings and local spaces in order to be fully efficient. To simplify, if the vision of smart cities is an operating system for urban areas, it doesn’t make much sense if each building in the city has its own OS, none of which can talk to each other.