Power line protocols back multimedia use News & Analysis 10/11/1999 Post a comment To meet the requirements of almost all potential users, a home networking solution must deliver reliable network connectivity without new wiring. Only the truly adventurous technologist will struggle with the installation of cabling.
Inductorless design boosts outputs News & Analysis 10/5/1999 Post a comment Switched-capacitor charge pumps, which offer a size advantage over the equivalent inductor-based regulator, are popular for boosting the battery voltage in small handheld equipment.
Standards harden RF requirements News & Analysis 10/5/1999 Post a comment Changing standards for time-division-multiple-access cellular and personal communications systems are toughening RF requirements and making handset design more demanding.
DSL 'magic' opens Net to masses News & Analysis 10/5/1999 Post a comment Advances in digital subscriber line data communication are opening a new world of Internet access for home users, a world where they can speed to a remote server at data rates of 512 kbits/second to 8Mbits/s.