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3 Things to Watch For at the 2017 International Microwave Symposium


Developing next-generation wireless devices and 5G infrastructure is challenging the way we engineer smaller, faster, and smarter products. The bottom line?


Smart devices require smarter microwave design and test.


As the largest international conference devoted to the research, development, and application of RF/microwave theory and techniques, the 60th IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the place to be if you’re looking for ways to design and test increasingly smart devices faster and at a lower cost.




And it doesn’t hurt that everyone will be gathering in beautiful Hawaii. Here’s what you should be watching for at the conference:


The Rise of 5G


5G continues to capture headlines, as wireless companies everywhere take on the challenge of building a 5G wireless network. Our engagement with industry leaders in 5G prototyping gives us valuable insight into this evolving standard and the many candidate technologies being considered for deployments in 2018 and beyond.


IMS lets you explore the leading perspectives and technology driving next-generation wireless communications systems and applications. We’ll be making an exciting announcement from the show floor, so stay tuned!


Evolution of RFICs


More wireless technologies and demands for shorter time-to-market increase the need for a faster, flexible approach to testing RFICs. New standards like 802.11ax, in addition to technologies like envelope tracking (ET) and digital predistortion (DPD), make it even more difficult to reduce test times and increase throughput without sacrificing accuracy or increasing cost.


IMS showcases innovative solutions to help navigate this transition, some of which will be on display at our booth. 


The Next Generation of LabVIEW is Here


At NIWeek 2017 we announced LabVIEW NXG 1.0 and we’ll be showcasing this software at our booth. Stop by to learn how you can minimize time to measurement with engineering workflows for acquiring and visualizing data sets - programming optional .


We look forward to bringing you insight, takeaways, and announcements from this event. If you’re planning to attend, come see us at Booth #740 and in the MicroApps Theatre!


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