|By Business Wire||
|February 24, 2014 06:03 PM EST||
Tensorcom, a member of the Nantworks family of companies, today announced the availability of the world's lowest power, 802.11ad/WiGig compliant System in a Package (SiP), which includes an industry leading “Green” System on a Chip (GSoC™) that implements the MAC and PHY as well as multiple 60 GHz antennas. The Tensorcom chip (coined "NantFi 1.0") is the first GSoC™ to meet the power and size requirements of mobile phones and tablets while providing > 2.5 Gb/s throughput. NantFi 1.0 showcases Tensorcom's industry leading 60 GHz radio design as well as a novel MODEM and MAC implementation that delivers on the 802.11ad promise of low-power Gb/s data connectivity for mobile platforms. Tensorcom's NantFi is designed for IEEE Std 802.11ad-2012TM and supports up to 2.5 Gb/s operation over all four 60 GHz channels. NantFi has been designed to be the lowest cost, lowest power solution for integrating multi-gigabit wireless links in space and power constrained devices such as mobile phones and tablets. Tensorcom will be demonstrating the NantFi GSoC™ solution at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 24 - 27.
“This GSoC solution changes the entire landscape of mobile connectivity and provides new opportunities for consolidation of computing platforms,” said Hock Law, CEO of Tensorcom. “We are able to provide a 10x increase in data rate with a fraction of the power. Our implementation of this ultra-low power mode utilizes 150 mW peak power while supporting a huge data transmission rate of 2.5 Gb/second...a breakthrough in design.”
“Tensorcom's dream of providing an ultra-low power 60 GHz solution in the mobile space has now become reality and we look forward to mobile device manufacturers adopting Tensorcom’s solution in a variety of mobile applications,” said Dr. Ismail Lakkis, Co-founder of Tensorcom.
“I’m proud that Tensorcom is a member of the NantWorks family of companies and a key element of our billion dollar investment in an ecosystem of companies committed to transform how we work, live and play. I am particularly proud of the pioneering and breakthrough achievements of our Tensorcom team in being the first in the world to build a chip with such blazing speeds yet with such low power. This breakthrough chip of ultra-low power and high bandwidth will now bring the Internet of things to a whole new dimension, when integrated into all manner of machine-to-machine combinations of mobile computing devices. Tensorcom will proceed with sampling and production of the world's first commercially available ultra low power 802.11ad system on a chip in 2014 and we are in multiple discussions with strategic partners to now build an ecosystem of devices,” said Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Lead Investor and Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Key Features of NantFi Chip:
- Fabricated in TSMC 40 nm standard CMOS process
- Peak power < 150 mW using 802.11ad compliant low power single carrier mode
- 2.5 Gb/s data rate supports QHD/4K video streaming
- Complete solution including antennas fully integrated in a single package
- Low cost 17 mm x 11 mm x 0.5 mm module
- Available in a novel end-fire antenna pattern suitable for placement in thin devices or with patch antenna for vertical mounting
Engineering sampling begins in Q2:2014, and production in Q3:2014.
Tensorcom received its first funding round in October 2010 from California Capital Equity, LLC, a private equity arm of Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong. Subsequently, it has closed 2 additional rounds of funding, and has become the industry leader in single chip low power 60 GHz multi-gigabit connectivity solutions for mobile devices. Tensorcom's leading edge technology and design expertise enables a variety of applications for small form-factor, mobile devices including high speed data synchronization, real time video streaming and high-speed wireless docking. Tensorcom solutions fully support IEEE Std 802.11ad. Using the extensive industry experience of its design team, Tensorcom has taken the lead for low power, small form-factor, SiP solutions with multiple options for integrated antenna. “IEEE,” “802” and “IEEE 802.11ad” are trademarks of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. For more information on Tensorcom please visit www.tensorcom.com.
NantWorks, LLC, founded by visionary scientist, inventor and surgeon, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, is the umbrella organization for an ecosystem of companies committed to the convergence of 21st century innovative platforms to transform how we work, live and play: NantHealth, NantMobile, NantOmics, NanTronics, NantBioScience, NantPharma, NantCapital and NantCloud. Fact-based and solution driven, each of NantWorks’ division entities operates at the intersection of innovation and infrastructure at a global scale to enable actionable information in real time at point of need.
To implement a vision of "Augmented Cognition™" and "Next Sense™" Nantworks is inventing, developing and delivering a diverse range of scientific discovery and accelerating translation of groundbreaking innovation through rapid high scale implementation. These collective platforms within the Nantworks family of companies will transform humanity's access to collective knowledge in real time at time of need, bringing wisdom within reach to all.
NantHealth is building an integrated fact-based, genomically-informed, personalized approach to the delivery of care. Through implementation of machine-to-machine connectivity and integration with advanced fiber networks and health specific supercomputing, NantHealth brings actionable information to the point of care in the time of need.
NantMobile has developed and deployed a mobile browser of the physical world. Its proprietary machine vision recognition cloud based engine will transform the world-wide-web to the web-enabled world. For more information please visit www.nantmobile.com and www.nanthealth.com and follow Dr. Soon-Shiong on Twitter @solvehealthcare.
Cloud based infrastructure deployment is becoming more and more appealing to customers, from Fortune 500 companies to SMEs due to its pay-as-you-go model. Enterprise storage vendors are able to reach out to these customers by integrating in cloud based deployments; this needs adaptability and interoperability of the products confirming to cloud standards such as OpenStack, CloudStack, or Azure. As compared to off the shelf commodity storage, enterprise storages by its reliability, high-availabil...
Oct. 28, 2016 06:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,301
DevOps is being widely accepted (if not fully adopted) as essential in enterprise IT. But as Enterprise DevOps gains maturity, expands scope, and increases velocity, the need for data-driven decisions across teams becomes more acute. DevOps teams in any modern business must wrangle the ‘digital exhaust’ from the delivery toolchain, "pervasive" and "cognitive" computing, APIs and services, mobile devices and applications, the Internet of Things, and now even blockchain. In this power panel at @...
Oct. 28, 2016 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,192
Qosmos, the market leader for IP traffic classification and network intelligence technology, has announced that it will launch the Launch L7 Viewer at CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley, being held November 1 – 3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The L7 Viewer is a traffic analysis tool that provides complete visibility of all network traffic that crosses a virtualized infrastructure, up to Layer 7. It facilitates and accelerates common IT tasks such as VM migra...
Oct. 28, 2016 05:45 AM EDT Reads: 604
The Quantified Economy represents the total global addressable market (TAM) for IoT that, according to a recent IDC report, will grow to an unprecedented $1.3 trillion by 2019. With this the third wave of the Internet-global proliferation of connected devices, appliances and sensors is poised to take off in 2016. In his session at @ThingsExpo, David McLauchlan, CEO and co-founder of Buddy Platform, discussed how the ability to access and analyze the massive volume of streaming data from millio...
Oct. 28, 2016 05:00 AM EDT Reads: 3,198
In the 21st century, security on the Internet has become one of the most important issues. We hear more and more about cyber-attacks on the websites of large corporations, banks and even small businesses. When online we’re concerned not only for our own safety but also our privacy. We have to know that hackers usually start their preparation by investigating the private information of admins – the habits, interests, visited websites and so on. On the other hand, our own security is in danger bec...
Oct. 28, 2016 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 709
Regulatory requirements exist to promote the controlled sharing of information, while protecting the privacy and/or security of the information. Regulations for each type of information have their own set of rules, policies, and guidelines. Cloud Service Providers (CSP) are faced with increasing demand for services at decreasing prices. Demonstrating and maintaining compliance with regulations is a nontrivial task and doing so against numerous sets of regulatory requirements can be daunting task...
Oct. 28, 2016 04:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,980
“Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CloudBerry Backup is a leading cross-platform cloud backup and disaster recovery solution integrated with major public cloud services, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.
Oct. 28, 2016 04:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,553
In the next forty months – just over three years – businesses will undergo extraordinary changes. The exponential growth of digitization and machine learning will see a step function change in how businesses create value, satisfy customers, and outperform their competition. In the next forty months companies will take the actions that will see them get to the next level of the game called Capitalism. Or they won’t – game over. The winners of today and tomorrow think differently, follow different...
Oct. 28, 2016 04:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,151
@DevOpsSummit has been named the ‘Top DevOps Influencer' by iTrend. iTrend processes millions of conversations, tweets, interactions, news articles, press releases, blog posts - and extract meaning form them and analyzes mobile and desktop software platforms used to communicate, various metadata (such as geo location), and automation tools. In overall placement, @DevOpsSummit ranked as the number one ‘DevOps Influencer' followed by @CloudExpo at third, and @MicroservicesE at 24th.
Oct. 28, 2016 04:15 AM EDT Reads: 4,144
Enterprises have been using both Big Data and virtualization for years. Until recently, however, most enterprises have not combined the two. Big Data's demands for higher levels of performance, the ability to control quality-of-service (QoS), and the ability to adhere to SLAs have kept it on bare metal, apart from the modern data center cloud. With recent technology innovations, we've seen the advantages of bare metal erode to such a degree that the enhanced flexibility and reduced costs that cl...
Oct. 28, 2016 04:15 AM EDT Reads: 676
According to Forrester Research, every business will become either a digital predator or digital prey by 2020. To avoid demise, organizations must rapidly create new sources of value in their end-to-end customer experiences. True digital predators also must break down information and process silos and extend digital transformation initiatives to empower employees with the digital resources needed to win, serve, and retain customers.
Oct. 28, 2016 02:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,786
SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftNet Solutions will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. SoftNet Solutions specializes in Enterprise Solutions for Hadoop and Big Data. It offers customers the most open, robust, and value-conscious portfolio of solutions, services, and tools for the shortest route to success with Big Data. The unique differentiator is the ability to architect and ...
Oct. 28, 2016 02:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,185
You think you know what’s in your data. But do you? Most organizations are now aware of the business intelligence represented by their data. Data science stands to take this to a level you never thought of – literally. The techniques of data science, when used with the capabilities of Big Data technologies, can make connections you had not yet imagined, helping you discover new insights and ask new questions of your data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sarbjit Sarkaria, data science team lead ...
Oct. 28, 2016 02:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,395
A completely new computing platform is on the horizon. They’re called Microservers by some, ARM Servers by others, and sometimes even ARM-based Servers. No matter what you call them, Microservers will have a huge impact on the data center and on server computing in general. Although few people are familiar with Microservers today, their impact will be felt very soon. This is a new category of computing platform that is available today and is predicted to have triple-digit growth rates for some ...
Oct. 28, 2016 02:00 AM EDT Reads: 34,371
As the world moves toward more DevOps and Microservices, application deployment to the cloud ought to become a lot simpler. The Microservices architecture, which is the basis of many new age distributed systems such as OpenStack, NetFlix and so on, is at the heart of Cloud Foundry - a complete developer-oriented Platform as a Service (PaaS) that is IaaS agnostic and supports vCloud, OpenStack and AWS. Serverless computing is revolutionizing computing. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Raghav...
Oct. 28, 2016 01:15 AM EDT Reads: 2,223