wireless. 5G calls for wireless operators to meet the need for 1,000 times more traffic, up to 100 times more devices, and 0.1 millisecond latencies. It is expected to be in place by about 2020.
With such requirements on the horizon, ADI engineers said the need for a radio of less size, weight and power was obvious. “We saw the densification of radios coming, and we knew this architecture would make sense,” Forbes said.
Senior technical editor Chuck Murray has been writing about technology for 33 years. He joined Design News in 1987, and has covered electronics, automation, fluid power, and autos.