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Plasma Antennas Joins Small Cell Forum to Make 5G a Commercial Reality

first_imgPlasma Antennas, the inventors of plasma silicon technology, have joined the Small Cell Forum (SCF), the global industry body driving the wide-scale adoption of small cells and heterogeneous networks.The new generation of 5G cellular networks will provide massive, instantly steerable bandwidth in mmWave frequencies, and will rely on a much denser network topology, where small cells will play a major part. But the drive to making 5G a commercial reality is being held back by today’s phased array antennas. Once considered state of the art, phased array technology does not provide the required range and has not developed to the point that it makes a commercial mmWave 5G service viable. These shortcomings are exacerbated when miniaturising base stations into small cells.Plasma Antennas has solved the 5G antenna challenge, and unlocked the 5G small cell potential at the same time. Proven for the UK defence industry, their patented plasma beam-forming technology is a market-defining innovation for mmWave applications; transforming performance, costs and simplicity. It has very low loss, low power consumption, no moving parts, no power limits, it can switch direction in just a few hundred nanoseconds and costs a fraction of phased array technology.Small Cell Forum supports, promotes and helps drive the development and adoption of small cell technologies to improve the coverage, capacity and services delivered by mobile networks.By promoting their use in operator networks, the ever-increasing consumer requirement for using mobile devices wherever we are, with ubiquitous coverage and an uninterrupted service, can become a reality. In 5G, URLLC (Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communications) over mmWave links present particular challenges. Innovation will be required to meet the cost and performance goals that will make 5G attractive, usable and affordable. Click here to learn more about this technology.last_img read more

More PED Busts Coming

first_img Payton Vince is either talking about sports or watching sports. He covers sports for Metro Networks and is also a writer for LastWordOnSports.com. He grew up in Brooklyn Heights,Ohio for most of his life then around senior year of high school moved to Cleveland. A fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cavaliers, and a Pittsburgh Steelers, he graduated from Cuyahoga Heights High School (Class of 2014) and also graduated from the Ohio Center for Broadcasting in 2015. He bowled and played baseball in high school, and is a huge fan of independent wrestling and WWE, and can almost always find him at an independent show. Lastly, Payton is a backstage interviewer for Mega Championship Wrestling in Elyria, and is one of the three on ‘That Sports Show’ which airs daily from 2-4pm on AllSportsCleveland.com. Payton Vince Related Topicscenter_img Major League Baseball is expected to announce in the next few days that another player has tested positive for the steroid Turinabol according to ESPN. With this player not being announced yet it is expected that more players are to follow. Turinabol was not something that would likely be tested positive in a modern day PED test. Turinabol is beginning to show up widely around the league though. Toronto Blue Jays’ Chris Colabello and the Philadelphia Phillies’ Daniel Stumpf were suspended and had Turinabol in their systems. With the number of players getting busted for PEDs there is two things to consider. With the rising number of suspensions in 2016, thoughts are now that we either have better technology to test for PEDs or more athletes are beginning to take supplements. Here is a list of players that have been suspended so far in the 2016 season-Jenrry Mejía (Now has a lifetime ban)-Abraham Almonte (80 games)-Daniel Stumpf (80 games)-Chris Colabello (80 games)-Dee Gordon (80 games)-Josh Ravin (80 games)With the list already having six names and the announcement of more to come, how long can this list possibly get this season?As for the next group of players to be suspended, give me your thoughts as to who you think it might be on Twitter @PaytonVince . last_img read more

Belum Tuntas Soal Regulasi, Boeing Kembali Temukan Masalah di 737 MAX,Di Tengah Ketegangan Iran-AS, Boeing 737-800 Ukraine International Jatuh di Iran

first_img(CNN.com) Ratusan varian pesawat Boeing yang paling menuai sorotan dalam beberapa waktu ke belakang, 737 MAX, masih ‘terparkir’ di sejumlah markas perusahaan sembari menunggu izin terbang baru pasca dua kecelakaan super fatal yang menimpa Lion Air dan Ethiopian Air. Belum surut soal masalah perizinan ini, pihak pabrikan pesawat malah kembali menemukan satu lagi potensi masalahBaca Juga: Akhirnya! Boeing Akui Adanya Kesalahan Sistem pada Boeing 737 MAX 8Masalah tersebut diketahui berasal dari korsleting yang berasal dari salah satu kabel di dalam sistem kendali pesawat. Wah, kalau benar ini menjadi masalah baru di 737 MAX, maka pertanyaan besar yang akan muncul adalah, “Apakah Boeing benar-benar serius merakit pesawat jenis ini?” Sebagaimana yang dilansir KabarPenumpang.com dari laman cnn.com (7/1), potensi masalah anyar ini ditemukan Boeing pada bulan Desember 2019 kemarin. Sebelum potensi masalah ini kadung meluas dan malah membuka kasus baru bagi perusahaan, maka dari itu Boeing dengan sigap langsung melakukan pemeriksaan secara menyeluruh terkait temuan ini.“Korsleting inilah yang kemudian menyebabkan pesawat mengalami kecelakaan, saat pilot tidak menanganinya dengan tepat,” ujar salah seorang teknisi senior dari Boeing.Tidak menampik isu yang beredar, pernyataan dari teknisi senior Boeing tersebut lalu diamini oleh juru bicara perusahaan. Ia berdalih bahwa pihaknya tengah menyelidiki temuan ini, sebagai bagian dari proses peningkatan keselamatan yang tergolong sangat ketat ini.“Prioritas utama kami adalah memenuhi seri 737. (Kami berusaha untuk) memenuhi setiap persyaratan sebelum meminta ijin untuk terbang kembali. Kami bekerja sama dengan FAA dan regulator lainnya dalam proses sertifikasi yang ketat dan komprehensif untuk memastikan desain pesawat aman dan memenuhi persyaratan,” terang sang juru bicara.Terkait lengsernya Dennis Muilenberg dari posisi CEO Boeing, Ia melanjutkan, era kepemimpinan dari CEO David Calhoun diharapkan menjadi satu momen untuk mendapatkan kembali kepercayaan dari regulator dan beberapa lapisan lain.Baca Juga: Boeing 737 MAX 7, Pecahkan Rekor Internal Penjualan Pesawat Tercepat Sepanjang Sejarah!“Perubahan dalam kepemimpinan diperlukan untuk mengembalikan kepercayaan regulator, pelanggan, dan semua kepentingan lainnya pada perusahaan,” sambungnya.Sebagai informasi tambahan, Dennis Muilenberg dinyatakan lengser dari kepala pimpinan Boeing terhitung tanggal 23 Desember 2019 kemarin. Ini tidak lepas dari ‘peran dan keputusannya’ dalam rentetan panjang insiden Boeing 737 MAX 8.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… RelatedWalau Masih Bermasalah, Boeing Nekat Lanjutkan Produksi 737 MAX28/05/2020In “Featured”Boeing Kembali Temukan Masalah Baru pada Software, 737 MAX Gagal Terbang (Lagi)20/01/2020In “Featured”Dikira ‘Rebranding,’ Pencantuman Jenis Ternyata Bukan Sesuatu yang Mutlak31/12/2019In “Featured”last_img read more

Uber dan Hyundai Siap Luncurkan Layanan Taksi Udara di 2023,Sejumlah Bandara Mulai Uji Coba Face Recognition, Seberapa Amankah Pengaplikasiannya?

first_imgKepala Divisi Mobilitas Udara Perkotaan Hyundai, Jaiwon Shin mengatakan bahwa ia mengharapkan manufaktur skala besar untuk menjaga biaya tetap terjangkau untuk jaringan transportasi udara modern ini.“Kami tahu cara memproduksi kendaraan berkualitas tinggi secara massal,” ujar Jaiwon dalam konferensi pers.Jaiwon juga menambahkan bahwa ia juga berharap ada kemitraan dengan perusahaan terkait yang akan memungkinkan layanan taksi udara ini menjadi lebih terjangkau bagi semua orang.Kepala Uber Elevate, Eric Allison yang juga hadir di acara tersebut mengatakan bahwa, “dengan membawa label transportasi udara, maka kami dapat menawarkan efisiensi waktu yang signifikan bagi para penggunanya,”Baca Juga: Tak Mau Ambil Risiko, Uber Kembangkan Riset dan Tinjau Mekanisme Layanan Taksi Udara“Kami juga merupakan satu-satunya aplikasi yang mampu menghubungkan penumpang dari mobil kereta api, dan bahkan sepeda ke pesawat,” tandas Eric.Uber mengumumkan bahwa perusahaan juga telah memilih Melbourne sebagai kota ketiga menyusul Dallas dan Los Angeles untuk menjadi kota pertama yang menawarkan layanan Uber Air, dengan perkiraan uji penerbangan pada tahun 2020 dan operasi komersial pada tahun 2023.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… RelatedSukses Terbang Perdana, Taksi Udara Uber Mahakarya Boeing Mengudara di Tahun 202326/01/2019In “Featured”Inilah Layanan Antar Kirim Barang (Juga Makanan) via Jalur Udara Versi Uber!22/05/2018In “Basis Aplikasi”Di 2020, Uber dan Volvo Siap Uji Mobil Otonom Generasi Ketiga15/06/2019In “Basis Aplikasi” Sumber: AFP Pada hari Senin (6/1) kemarin, manufaktur otomotif asal Korea Selatan, Hyundai mengumumkan bahwa pihaknya bakal melakukan produksi massal untuk varian mobil terbang yang nantinya akan bernaung di bawah merk dagang Uber. Jika tidak meleset dari rencana awal, maka mobil terbang ini akan diluncurkan pada tahun 2023 mendatang. Pihak Hyundai mengklaim bahwa mobil terbangnya ini mengusung konsep Vertical Take-Off Landing (VTOL) yang mampu memboyong empat penumpang.Baca Juga: Sukses Terbang Perdana, Taksi Udara Uber Mahakarya Boeing Mengudara di Tahun 2023Seperti yang dilansir KabarPenumpang.com dari laman japantoday.com (7/1), adapun kesepakatan ini diumumkan Hyundai pada perhelatan Consumer Electronics Show yang diadakan di Las Vegas beberapa waktu yang lalu. Mereka mengkalim bahwa kerja sama ini merupakan cara untuk membantu Uber untuk mewujudkan impiannya menerapkan layanan taksi udara di beberapa kota – terhitung sejak 2023 mendatang.last_img read more

Gitau triumphs in Fukuoka Marathon

first_img RELATED PHOTOS GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES “I came into the race quite confident I would finish top among Japanese runners,” said Horibata. “But I wanted to finish under (2 hours and) 8 minutes, so to be honest I am disappointed about that.”The qualifying standard for the worlds has been set by Japan athletics officials at 2:07:59.Gebrselassie, who won this race in 2006, was among the frontrunners when he pulled up at the side of the road and withdrew with around 10 km left. Joseph Gitaucenter_img FUKUOKA – Former world-record holder Haile Gebrselassie retired late in the race and Japan-based Kenyan Joseph Gitau won the Fukuoka International Marathon on Sunday.Gitau, who established a 13-second lead with 5 km left, pulled away and posted a winning time of 2 hours, 6 minutes, 58 seconds for his first victory in a marathon. Hiroyuki Horibata placed second in 2:08:24 in one of three selection races for Japanese runners for next year’s athletics world championships in Moscow. IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5last_img read more

Kamikawa regains national judo title

first_img KEYWORDS RELATED PHOTOS Back on top: Daiki Kamikawa (right) throws Ryu Shichinohe at the national invitational weight-class judo championships in Fukuoka on Saturday. | KYODO Daiki Kamikawa FUKUOKA – London Olympian Daiki Kamikawa won his second over-100-kg title on Saturday on the first day of the national invitational weight-class championships.Kamikawa produced a come-from-behind victory in the closing seconds of the final with a wazaari to defeat Ryu Shichinohe. It was Kamikawa’s first title in three years.center_img GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES “Kamikawa’s mentality has changed, and the substance of his judo has changed along with it,” Japan men’s coach Kosei Inoue said.The event serves as a qualifier for Japan’s team to the world championships in August.In the women’s 48 kg, 18-year-old Ami Kondo defeated her corporate club teammate Emi Yamagishi.The women’s 57-kg division was thrown into disarray when London gold medalist Kaori Matsumoto lost in the first round as Nae Udaka claimed her third championship.Yuka Nishida defeated Misato Nakamura to win the 52-kg title, the third of her career and her first in five years. At 63 kg, Yuka Osumi won her first title.Yuya Yoshida and Yusuke Kumashiro won their first championship at the event in the men’s 90 kg and 100 kg, respectively. IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5last_img read more

Women’s Report: Bristol Flyers 65-66 Anglia Ruskin University (OT)

first_imgThis was the second meeting between the teams this season, where ARU defeated the Flyers by 15 points at the WISE Arena, but this game would be a far closer and greater contested encounter than the one back in November.ARU put the first points on the board, and through greater shot selection, inside play and height advantage over the Flyers, they led 15-10 at the end of the first quarter.In the second, Mai Zilbeti closed the gap for the Flyers and Becky Cantin gave them the lead, only for Madeline Homoly to take it back for ARU moments later. Cool under pressure, the Cambridge team went to the locker room with a 29-23 advantage.last_img

Chelsea fans on Twitter react to Traore’s display against Stoke

first_imgChelsea fans on Twitter were again full of praise for Bertrand Traore after he scored a brilliant goal in the 1-1 home draw against Stoke City.Manager Guus Hiddink also praised the young forward – but with a note of caution – and Traore’s displays have certainly excited Blues supporters.AdChoices广告Wish we would play 442 with traore just behind Costa in the remaining premier league games— Jamal (@carefreejamal) March 5, 2016 Next jersey I buy is definitely going to be a Bertrand Traoré one, idgaf.— HUZY. (@HuzKhalifa) March 5, 2016 Love that Traore goal!Receives ball back to goal rolls marker, shot on target from distance with no back lift. #CFC— Hiddinked (@Guusinct) March 5, 2016 Bertrand Traore is all left foot, although that hardly matters when you score a goal like that #cfc— Mike Atkins (@MikeAtkns) March 5, 2016 Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook Traore is amazing. So full of energy. Needs to start more games. Oh, wait I’ve said that already.— Mourinho FC (@Binky_Ferrari) March 5, 2016center_img I think Remy wasn’t needed in the game Traore should have been left for 90min if you don’t wanna bring in Pato https://t.co/Hl2qRYstIB— CHIEF OWONIKOKO (@MrOrimoloye) March 5, 2016 Bertrand Traore has no fear. Scores pretty much in every game he features in. One for the future!— #FPL Avids (@FPLAvids) March 5, 2016 Traore, Musonda, Kenedy and RLC bode well for the future…— Joe Sawaya (@TheJoeSawaya) March 5, 2016last_img read more

Utah awaits hot UCLA team for Thursday night duel at Huntsman Center

first_imgSALT LAKE CITY — The last time Utah and UCLA played, just 18 days ago, the two teams were just a game apart in the Pac-12 standings with the Utes having a chance to move into a tie with the Bruins with a victory that Sunday in Los Angeles.The Utes were beaten quite handily 73-57 that day and since then, the two teams have been headed in different directions.As the two teams get ready for an 8:30 p.m. tipoff Thursday night at the Huntsman Center, the Bruins are three games up on the Utes at 8-5, just a game out of first place, while the Utes are 5-8 and trying not to fall further in the standings. UCLA, under first-year coach Mick Cronin, after a slow start in Pac-12 play, has come on strong, winning five of its last six, including a road win at No. 23 Arizona and a home win against No. 18 Colorado.In the win over Utah at Pauley Pavilion, freshman guard Tyger Campbell had his best game of the year, scoring 22 points and handing out eight assists. The Bruins have a balanced lineup with just one player, junior forward Chris Smith, averaging in double figures at 13.3 ppg. Other starters include Jalen Hill (9.5 ppg), Jaime Jaquez (9.5 ppg) Cody Riley (8.3 ppg) and Campbell (7.8 ppg), the only player who has started every game. Senior guard Prince Ali is the top player off the bench, averaging 7.1 ppg.“They play really hard, they have all the components,” said Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak. “They have an elite point guard in Tyger, who’s really grown as the year’s gone along and made them better, Smith is a load, a hybrid wing power forward and a bunch of athletes I would say are the top rebounding team in the Pac-12. We’re going to have to dial in and defend in the post.”The Utes are 14-11 overall and 10-1 at home this season and should be at full strength with Both Gach expected in the starting lineup for the second straight game.The Utes will take on USC Sunday at 4 p.m.***Utah (14-11, 5-8 Pac-12) vs. UCLA (15-11, 8-5)Huntsman CenterThursday, 8:30 p.m. MTTV: FS1Radio: ESPN AM-700last_img read more

Gov’t Must Increase Empowerment

first_imgThe President of the Liberian Business Association (LIBA), Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah has said that for Liberians to take charge of their country’s economy it is crucial that and the 25 percent budget expenditure allocated to Liberian-owned businesses by the government should be increased to 100 per cent.He argued that Liberians are building confidence in the banking sector and therefore it is necessary for the government to fully support Liberian businesses to let them take charge of the economy.Mr. Kemayah made the statement over the weekend at a one-day policy dialogue on validation consultation, organized by the Governance Commission on Scoping Study of Liberian Entrepreneurs’ Participation in the Liberian Economy, held at a local resort in Monrovia.“We still can do better and therefore it will be helpful for the government to increase the 25 per cent to 100 per cent,” he said.He therefore called on the Public Procurement and Concessions Commission (PPCC) to make public the list of Liberian businesses that have benefited from the implementation of the Small Businesses Act since its inception two years ago.Commenting on the unwillingness of Liberian businesses to take advantage of training opportunities, Kemayah called on the commission to allow LIBA to take the lead in arranging and conducting future training for its members.“When you allow us to take the lead, our members will have more confidence in the process,” he emphasized.For his part, executive director of the PPCC, James Dorbor Jallah, disclosed that over US$90 million has been committed to Liberian businesses by 82 Government of Liberia-funded agencies.The amount is part of the agencies’ procurement allotment in the 2015/16 fiscal budget.He added that some of the agencies have committed up to 100 percent of their procurement allotment, implying that their procurement budget is committed to tender competition among only Liberian companies.“The average national percentage is about 30 percent; so what that means is that nationally, though the law requires a minimum of 25 percent, we are doing five percent more than it is required,” Jallah pointed out.The PPCC Executive Director, however, lamented on the inability of Liberian businesses to deliver quality services on contracts awarded them.He said in spite of the provision by the Small Businesses Act, which requires that 25 percent of all government procurements be committed to Liberian businesses, the commission will not relax its rules to awarding contracts to institutions that lack the technical capacity to deliver on contracts.Jallah also frowned on Liberian companies for their unwillingness to take advantage of training opportunities offered them by the commission.“We remain open to the training of Liberian businesses that are in need of capacity building in procurement and related PPCC exercises,” he added.He pledged PPCC’s support to Liberian businesses to ensure that they have a place in the economy through the enforcement of the Small Businesses Empowerment Law, without compromise.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more