As a key component in wireless communications, the RF (Radio Frequency) front-end
module allows simultaneous transmission and reception of wireless signal.
It will need to continue its improvement in front-end
comparable-store sales, which grew 1.5% last year after decreasing 1.9% in 2017.
"Qualcomm Technologies has long supported the Chinese mobile ecosystem and today's MoU signings with Lenovo, OPPO, vivo and Xiaomi further demonstrates our commitment to that ecosystem, as well as our strategy to continue to grow our RF front-end
business," said Cristiano Amon, president, Qualcomm Incorporated.
The transition to LTE has led to increasing sales of RF front-end
modules containing power amplifiers, duplexers, LNAs, switches, and antenna tuners, as related in the new Strategy Analytics report "Cellular RF Component Forecast 2015 - 2020: PAs, Duplexers and LNAs on a Growth Trajectory with LTE."
Industry observers say that the best performing front-end
racks have the ideal combination of assortment, shelf pitch and lighting.
Analysis of that data has identified both organizational attributes and innovation activities essential to front-end
Siemens will deploy the front-end
BI solution in pilot projects in an initial phase, before rolling it out across the group in a process designed to meet individual requirements.
The two-wheel-drive R300 powers two types of front-end
trenchers, while its four-wheel-drive InterChange counterpart accepts up to seven types of front ends: trencher, plow, dumper, tiller, backhoe, stump grinder and a tool carrier that can drive more than 40 quick-change attachments.
The LMS SCADAS family has been extended with a new LMS SCADAS Mobile series of mobile and ultra-portable data acquisition front-ends
. LMS Test.Lab is tightly integrated with the new SCADAS Mobile front-end
, providing a new capability for mobile noise and vibration testing, which is extensively tuned for optimal productivity and operator convenience during in-vehicle testing.
HBPO GmbH (Lippstadt, Germany), a strategic joint venture between Hella, Behr, and Plastic Omnium that's focused on front-end
modules, is, according to Tomas Hedenborg, president and CEO, "the only company worldwide specializing in front-end
modules." The company has plants in Europe, Asia, and North America.