Serial transceivers support 32-Mbps applications Product News 5/5/2009 Post a comment With standard pin out compatibility, Exar's new devices not only support current 20Mbps applications, but can be extended to 32Mbps levels for next generation industrial automation, security networks, process control, plant environmental control, remote sensing and metering applications.
Cost drives Broadcom's Emulex bid News & Analysis 5/4/2009 Post a comment Broadcom Corp.'s $764 million unsolicited bid for Emulex Corp. is all about consolidating to save costs by garnering expertise in Fibre Channel over Ethernet and a board-level business.
Report: Ultrawideband dies by 2013 News & Analysis 5/4/2009 5 comments Ultrawideband technology is effectively dead in consumer and computer markets, according to a new report from market watcher In-Stat that says Wi-Fi will take the vast majority of the market for handling high definition video over wireless links while Wi-Fi variants and 60 GHz options will grab a thin slice of the pie.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.