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Posted by ctaylor @ 21/10/2014 20:22:00
At the company's Technology Summit in NYC last week, Qualcomm made a strong case for 4K video enabled by their chips and IP.  The company argued that 4K / UltraHD video is here and will grow in popularity, putting big demands on wireless networks.  Along with the growth of UltraHD video... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 07/10/2014 18:19:00
To paraphrase a classic comment from comedian Rodney Dangerfield. In my case, I went to an read more

Posted by sentwistle @ 30/09/2014 22:18:00
Leading TSC vendors Atmel, Cypress and Synaptics have developed bespoke noise reduction techniques which are enabling new display implementations able to accommodate multi-finger touches and 3D gestures, including touch detection through gloves, hovering, tracking wet or sweaty fingers accurately... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 16/09/2014 14:37:00
I’m just back from CTIA’s Super Mobility Week and I wanted to chime in with a few thoughts, while they are still somewhat fresh in my mind. My initial thought at the conference was “how things have changed in a few short yea... read more

Posted by sentwistle @ 01/09/2014 14:59:00
A few days ago, Murata and Peregrine Semiconductor entered into a definitive agreement under which Murata will acquire Peregrine for $465 million not including Murata’s existing share holdings worth $6 million.  The deal represents a 63 percent premium over Peregrine’s market val... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 29/08/2014 16:56:00
If you are a regular reader of this blog (thank you), you have probably noticed that I like to talk about the chang... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 25/07/2014 20:46:00
In the interest of full disclosure, I am preparing to go away on vacation in a few days, so I am in that pre-vacation euphoria of looking forward to spending time at my favorite place with my favorite people. I had thought about commenting on the death of GaAs at the hands of GaN and the CMOS &ld... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 27/06/2014 18:14:00
As July approaches, the pace of life slows. Schools in the US adjourn for the summer, traffic around Boston eases (somewhat) and businesses around the world prepare for a bit more leisurely tempo. This is a great time to reflect on the “current state” and to speculate on what the fut... read more

Posted by skundojjala @ 25/06/2014 13:31:00
HiSilicon, Huawei’s in-house silicon business unit, has launched its first LTE-integrated applications processors Kirin 910 and Kirin 920 in 2014. HiSilicon already designs slim modems (Balong series) and stand-alone applications processors (K3V2 series), but this integrated product helps i... read more

Posted by ctaylor @ 24/06/2014 22:17:00
Qualcomm's latest LTE chipsets have arrived in two new flagship phones, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A and the Amazon Fire Phone.The Samsu... read more

Posted by skundojjala @ 02/06/2014 17:21:00
Today, Broadcom announced that it is exploring strategic options for its cellular baseband business, including a potential sale or shutdown. The company hasn’t identified any potential buyer yet. With this announcement, Broadcom joins the long list of players who exited from the baseband ma... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 30/05/2014 15:51:00
I think we can all agree that change is often necessary, even if it is sometimes painful. Some of these changes proceed at a glacial pace with differences being hard to discern and some hit like lightning, with immediate results. Those of us who have been involved with things for a while know th... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 29/04/2014 18:30:00
I have to admit that I am more of a summer person. When April comes around, I am reminded of how much I love April! Things begin growing... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 28/03/2014 18:39:00
I’m sure we all have things that we’ve seen or heard or been around for a long time and suddenly, they ... read more

Posted by ctaylor @ 03/03/2014 16:10:00
Developments announced at MWC 2014 suggest that the adoption of envelope tracking, CMOS PAs and front-end CMOS integration in cellphones are now accelerating rapidly, all in support of LTE: Qualcomm is shipping the first ET for cellphones in two mobile devices now. This puts Qualcomm... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 28/02/2014 15:46:00
Well, it finally happened! Two companies that no one really saw being together, got together. Now that it is happening, no one can under... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 31/01/2014 15:07:00
A little late with this, but a new year is like an anniversary. It’s a time to reflect on what has transpired in the previous year and think about the excitement of the upcoming year. Will it be more of the same? Are there trends at work tha... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 27/12/2013 15:46:00
As we approach the start of a new year, it is worthwhile to review what happened in 2013. The year started with a bit of uncertainty. De... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 27/11/2013 16:17:00
I had the opportunity to attend SCTE’s CableTec Expo 2013 in Atlanta last month.  In a completely unsolicited plug, if you have a chance to go to Atlanta…go! There are man... read more

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