Taiwan Semiconductors 2 Nanometer Future and Beyond

Taiwan Semiconductor is realizing its major research projects. They will have volume production of their 3 nanometer chips in 2021 and will get beyond to 2 nanometers and toward 1 nanometer chips in 2023-2025. 2020-2026, Taiwan semiconductor is working specialty on SoC (system on a chip) technology (including new NVM, MEMS, RF, analog) and transistors …

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Inflatable Antennas for High Data Rate Satellite and 5G Communications

Freefall Aerospace is a NASA NIAC (NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts) success story. The inflatable antenna system enables big data from cubesats and small low-cost spacecraft. The 3-dimensional phased array antenna technology can provide high data rate communication at virtually any frequency at a fraction of the size and cost of any existing solution. They have …

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The Darker Side of 5G Mobile Networks and Why Enterprises Need to Up their Mobile Security

Greater speed, greater capacity, reduced latency and lower battery consumption are among the many benefits that 5G has to offer. But as the ultra-fast mobile network technology is rolled out, with the promise of 20-gigabit speeds, there’s a darker side to 5G that businesses should be aware of. It turns out that 5G networks suffer …

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Apple and Samsung Hardest Hit as Smartphone Production Falls But 5G Phones Could Save 2019

Smartphone production in the first quarter of this year is expected to drop 19 percent as China and world markets slow. Credit Suisse indicated that smartphone production forecast for the final three months of 2018 fell 3% quarter-on-quarter to 357 million units. The first-quarter of 2019 smartphone output will fall 19% to 289 million units. …

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