UWB


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UWB

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) ultrawideband
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Terry predicts that the UWB technology will be used in a variety of ways that could include creating completely wireless homes and workplaces, designing sensors to help prevent auto accidents, or manufacturing radio-frequency merchandise tags that can be used to track and locate inventory.
The new Tek UWB WiMedia2 software extends the UWB debug and analysis capabilities of the Tektronix DSA70000, DPO70000 and TDS6000C Series -- the industry's highest multi-channel performance real time oscilloscopes -- to include real-time analysis of Ultra Wideband RF and electrical signals.
Although the demonstration was primarily to introduce the WLAN platform to the UWB industry, it was also intended to be informational in nature to challenge the widely held belief that UWB is only capable of achieving a ten-meter transmission range under the current FCC rules.
The startups, which include companies like Time Domain and Xtreme Spectrum, faced opposition in the form of some major Goliaths: wireless carriers like Sprint PCS and AT&T, the US Department of Defense (DOD), the Federal Aviation Administration, satellite radio companies and global positioning system companies--more than 900 companies filed petitions against UWB with the FCC.
This will give the user a clear understanding regarding the current status of UWB with a focus on the technology management issues for deployment and the shortcomings the current technology is unable to address.
Pulse~LINK's CWave(TM) UWB technology is different than that of MB-OFDM and DS-UWB forms of Ultra Wideband presently pursued by other groups.
According to Gemma Paulo, senior analyst for industry watcher In-Stat/MDR's Voice and Data Networking Group, Study Group 3a is expected to choose UWB as the Physical Layer (PHY) for the next-generation of wireless multimedia device.
This report contains analysis and annual shipment forecasts through 2012 for the penetration of UWB into 22 separate applications within the following product segments: PC, PC peripheral, CE, communications, and industrial/medical.
The UWB Forum continues to grow at a rapid pace, as the industry momentum for DS-UWB escalates," said Jon Adams, Chairperson of the Interoperability and Certification Committee for the UWB Forum.
It should be noted that there are claims of potential interference between UWB and carrier technologies.
The newly issued UWB Emerging Technology Report analyzes and forecasts the market for Ultra Wideband (UWB) technologies in connectivity applications.