Connected Cars: The Next Frontier in Wireless Networking
2018 has truly been the year of connected cars. Car brands, mobile operators and equipment manufacturers are all teaming up to develop their own solutions. Only last month, Kia and Hyundai announced...
Connecting Liverpool: How mmWave will transform healthcare
In OECD countries, Health and Social Care spending accounts for 21% of GDP – or $7,800 per capita. While this level of spending is significant, increased budgets may seem like the most logical step...
Fixed Wireless Access: Myths around the Last Mile
Thanks to recent innovations in unlicensed Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) technology, the UK is in a unique position to benefit from 5G Enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB).
Could mmWave and edge drive the next era of IoT Connectivity?
As we enter the fifth wave of computing, there is no doubt that a shift is taking place. The rise of new technologies is changing what we require from connectivity. The world generates 2.1 exabytes...
Blu Wireless Technology announces the HYDRA 2.X family of System IP for 802.11ay mmWave applications
Blu Wireless Technology announces the HYDRA 2.X family of 802.11ay System IP solutions, designed for wireless applications demanding fibre-level performance. The HYDRA 2.X family of System IP can be...
TIP Summit 2018
Now the dust has settled on last week’s TIP Summit 2018, in London, we’ve had time to reflect on our involvement in the project so far and the future.
Arm TechCon 2018
Blu Wireless Technology are delighted to be participating in one of the industry’s leading and most inspiring technology events, Arm TechCon 2018 this October, in San Jose Convention Center.
Let’s talk about 5G
What is it and why do we need it? Another exciting 5G headline appears on your notifications; “Are you ready for 5G?”, “A world-first in 5G trial”, “5G open for business” but behind the hype, what...
Blu Wireless appoints new Chairman and CFO
Blu Wireless has recently made two new significant senior appointments. CEO Henry Nurser and the team are delighted to welcome Hemant Mardia, Chairman, and Sean Cassidy, CFO, to the board. Both have...
5G-XHaul Finale: Connecting the Smart City of Bristol
Leaders are looking to smart city initiatives as the future of urban development, using recent innovations in technology and connectivity to govern more reactively and effectively. With rocketing...
Blu Wireless streams ultra-fast Gbps video through central Bristol as part of EU’s final 5G-XHaul demonstration
Blu Wireless Technology, a specialist provider of unlicensed mmWave networking solutions, has announced its 5G-ready technology has been used to stream video through Bristol’s historic centre.
Blu Wireless HYDRA 1.X mmWave IP validated in successful real-world trial
IEEE802.11ad P2P / P2MP technology design, with the needs of carrier-grade infrastructure deployment in mind, has undergone a successful trial. Blu Wireless celebrates a successful trial of its...
Blu Wireless Technology named as ‘Key Innovators’ in the European Commission’s Innovation Radar Platform
Today we’ve been named by the European Commission as a key innovator in its Innovation Radar Platform being launched today. This acknowledgement is bestowed as a result of our involvement in the...
Blu Wireless Technology demonstrates interference-free multi-link mmWave 5G ready network at Mobile World Congress 2018
Delivering multi-gigabit speeds using Carrier Grade 60GHz modem technology for 5G networks
Blu Wireless Technology inside CCS self-organising mmWave access and backhaul solution
Metnet 12Gps unlicensed 60GHz mmWave product enabled by Blu Wireless Technology Today we announced that our leading Hydra 1.0 mmWave modem IP technology will be demonstrated by Cambridge...
5G at CES – why millimetre wave fixed wireless access will dominate in 2018
CES kicks off next week and the pace at which the 5G evolution is happening means we’re sure it will be a key theme at the show – especially the fixed-wireless access space! This obviously won’t be...
IEEE 802.11ad (WiGig’s) future in virtual reality (VR) systems
One of the biggest application stories hitting the consumer tech and the national press over the past year has been VR. It appears that the Oculus Rift headset – arguably the best known – received...
Our word on the Budget – £160m for 5G
Yesterday, the chancellor laid out the priorities for spending in the UK over the coming years. We’re particularly interested in the half a billion pounds (660 million USD) that has been dedicated to...
Blu Wireless joins the millimetre wave working group as part of the Telecom Infrastructure Project (TIP)
We continue our commitment to advancing 60 GHz wireless networking solutions
Mind the gap – a bridge to 5G
Last week we attended Broadband World Forum in Berlin with our partners Sivers IMA where we showcased a live demonstration of fixed wireless access at 60GHz. This in turn sparked a lot of interesting...
Broadband World Forum Berlin – 24-26 October, Berlin
Come and see how we are cracking the last mile…today.
Blu Wireless Technology has contributed to a new European white paper from the ETSI standards organisation
Blu Wireless Technology has contributed to a new European white paper from the ETSI standards organisation entitled “mmWave Semiconductor Industry Technologies: Status and Evolution.” The paper is...
Calculus Capital invests in Blu Wireless Technology
We’re delighted to confirm our most recent funding from Calculus Capital, a leading EIS and VCT investor. This follows an investment from ARM earlier this year. Please read the press release from...
Blu Wireless at Small Cells World Summit 2017
Blu Wireless Technology will be at SCWS World from 22nd-25th May at the Intercontinental O2 Hotel in London.
The Brooklyn 5G Summit – April 19-21, NYC
This year the fourth Nokia and NYU WIRELESS 5G summit takes place in the research center at NYU Tandon School of Engineering in Brooklyn, New York. The theme is “How close is 5G to commercial...
Blu Wireless CEO ranked in The Maserati 100 with the Sunday Times and also in SETsquared’s Top50 entrepreneurs
Our CEO and co-founder Henry Nurser has been recognised this week by Maserati and The Sunday Times as one of 100 British business influencers. The Maserati 100 celebrates the top 100 individuals who...
WiGig® in smartphones – our favourite pre-MWC rumours and what will drive WiGig growth in 2017
MWC is the second big event of the tech year, with pretty much every mobile firm (bar Apple, of course) heading to Barcelona to show off their latest handsets.
Blu Wireless Technology secures backing from ARM
Strategic corporate partnership will target 5G Mobile Edge Computing and other high performance networking infrastructure applications
WiGig®everywhere at CES 2017
CES was a key event for WiGig, here are our top 5 highlights: CES was probably our busiest ever this year, with WiGig featuring prominently at the show and systems running it making it into the...
WiGig® enabled technologies – CES 2017
Last year’s CES saw WiGig enabled technologies take a leading role, with VR and Video again being the hot topics in 2017, WiGig is set for an even bigger show
On 5G millimetre wave technology and why wireless is the new wired
Last month I presented to Tech UK on 5G millimetre wave technology for fixed wireless access, particularly looking at the demands and challenges of advancing throughput speeds for urban connections.
FCC announces 64 to 71 GHz band above WiGig® – what are the immediate implications?
Interesting news coming out of the US – The FCC is announcing new rules for high frequency (over 24 GHz) wireless broadband operations and opening almost 11 GHz of high-frequency spectrum for mobile...
Push VoD and 4K content – Sky Q Silver takes us a little closer
Next month will see Sky’s Q box get an update, with the launch of the Sky Q Silver enabling 4K content.
4 reasons why 4K video isn’t the only reason 802.11ad WiGig® will influence which phone you get next
Wi-Fi has been a core part of the smartphone since the beginning, with the iPhone (and even palm pilots if you want to still acknowledge their existence) including the standard. But improvements in...
Sivers IMA signs agreement with Blu Wireless Technology
Sivers IMA today announced that it has signed an agreement with Blu Wireless Technology (Blu), a company that designs and licenses baseband modem IP for mmWave applications – including the 802.11ad...
WiGig at Mobile World Congress 2016
Mark Barrett of Blu Wireless discussing the growth of WiGig and WiGig-enabled smart phones. The formal certification programme of WiGig is expected to be launched in 2016 – and with Qualcomm and...
Blu Wireless Technology brings WiGig to MWC 2016
Blu Wireless Technology, a leading developer of 60GHz, WiGig and wireless networking technology will attend Mobile World Congress (MWC) in February 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.
China business development
BWT has appointed ADG Alliance http://www.alliance-dg.com/ as its business development partner in China and Taiwan. ADG will provide the ground assistance with business development support and is...
Blu Wireless Technology brings WiGig to CES 2016
Blu Wireless Technology, a leading developer of 60GHz, WiGig and wireless networking technology will attend the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January 2016 in Las Vegas.
Movember Week 3
It’s now three weeks into Movember and the lip warmers are coming along nicely. The team has raised a collective total of £325 for the Movember testicular and prostate cancer awareness charity and...
Who needs London?
Good article in today’s Guardian about the rise of UK’s tech, culture and financial regional hubs. The article features Blu Wireless Technology’s very own Rula Arbash.
Movember at the NMI
The NMI Awards took place last Thursday and, as per last year, the NMI asked all those hirsute attendees raising funds for Movember to get on stage. This year, however, there was a sponsor… namely,...
Blu Wireless sponsors NMI Awards’ Movember
Blu Wireless has agreed to sponsor Movember at the NMI Awards.
Movember Week 1
The good people of Blu Wireless are doing Movember this year. Throughout the month we’ll add a few posts with progress as it turns from a dirty stain beneath the nose to a good healthy mo.
Inventing the future of wireless networks
How do you predict the future? That’s one of the big challenges of the world’s largest academic 5G innovation centre (5GIC), which brings together the UK’s four mobile operators with 70 researchers...
5G infrastructure to be examined by €7.3m 5G-XHaul Project
An ambitious, pan-European project will evaluate the infrastructure that will form the next generation of communications networks and services. The project partners include industrial companies,...
Blu Wireless Joins the University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre
Blu Wireless Technology Ltd has joined the University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) as part of its SME Technology partner programme.
Blu Wireless complete move to new headquarters
Blu Wireless has moved offices. Its base for the last four years – the tech incubation hub that remains Brunel’s Engine Shed – was too small to house the growing team. All departments have now moved...
Prepare to lose a few more wires
Cord cutting is a popular past-time at the moment. This usually means ‘cutting’ the cable TV cord and replacing it with entertainment from the Internet via WiFi, but there is another set of cables...
60 GHz wireless demo at Venturefest
Blu Wireless at Venturefest, a one-day event showcasing Bristol and Bath’s most innovative and enterprising companies and start-ups. Blu Wireless provided a high-speed data link streaming video out...
Blu to Demonstrate V Band Phased Array Modem at Small Cells Conference
Blu Wireless will demonstrate its Lightning V Band phased array prototype modem at the Small Cells Conference at the ExCel London, 9-11 June.
Lightning strikes twice
Programme director, Andy Lunness, overseeing installation of further Lightning modules as part of the Bristol is Open smart city project.
Modeling the best RF in the world
One of the great things about teaming up with a great university department is getting access to some of the latest equipment. The Communication Systems and Networks (CSN) group at the University of...
IDT Teams with Blu Wireless to Unite Wireless Charging and WiGig Data Transmission
Meshing the Two Emerging Technologies Will Enable Consumers to Charge Portable Devices While Simultaneously Streaming Ultra HD Video—Without a Wire in Sight
Small Cells World 2015
Blu Wireless CMO Mark Barrett talking at Small Cells World 2015. Small Cells brings together the entire small cells ecosystem to share trial and deployment experiences. Blu Wireless attended in order...
Mobile World Congress video blog
Blu CMO Mark Barrett explains the HYDRA baseband modem for 60GHz mm wave wireless communication applications, which Blu Wireless displayed at Mobile World Congress 2015.
Blu Wireless to demonstrate HYDRA gigabit modem IP targeted at mmWave communication
Blu Wireless announces the successful validation of the lead implementation in 40nm CMOS of its HYDRA IP. Blu Wireless’s HYDRA gigabit modem is aimed at millimetre wave communication applications...
Blu Wireless Technology to demo 60GHz ‘Lightning’ module at Mobile World Congress
Blu Wireless will demonstrate their 60GHz ‘Lightning’ modules at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona 2-5 March, 2015.
Bristol is Open
Blu Wireless has announced its participation in experimental high-speed network, Bristol Is Open.
International Wireless Industry Consortium
Mark Barrett, Blu Wireless Technology’s CMO, delivered a presentation last week at the International Wireless Industry Consortium (IWPC), which took place in Dusseldorf on the 19-21 Jan.