Wearable computer comes with more communication options Product News 3/27/2011 Post a comment Eurotech launched the Zypad WL1500 series of wearable computers, an improvement over the company’s products that delivers a longer battery life and faster performance, as well as increased cellular communication functionality and improved wearing comfort.
ZTE claims 10-Tbps data transmission record News & Analysis 3/23/2011 2 comments Chinese telecommunications equipment company ZTE Corp. claims to have broken the world record for a single-channel data transmission with a rate of 10 terabits per second over 640-kilometers of optical fiber. This is the equivalent of sending 160 high definition movies every second.
Nokia expects production disruption News & Analysis 3/21/2011 3 comments Mobile phone company Nokia said it expects "some disruption" to its ability to supply a number of products as a result of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on March 11.
HSPA M2M module available in BGA form factor Product News 3/20/2011 Post a comment To future-proof data transmission devices against non-availability of the 2G network, Telit is launching the HE series beginning with the HE863, a powerful, low-cost and fully equipped HSPA M2M module with embedded GPS receiver and 22 GPIOs in a BGA form factor.
Capacitive sensing applications widen Design How-To 3/18/2011 3 comments HMI technologies have gone through a paradigm shift. This article highlights the importance of capacitive sensing in HMI evolution as well as applications beyond automotive infotainment systems.
ETX-PVR computer-on-module delivers scalable processing power for extreme rugged apps Product News 3/5/2011 Post a comment The Ampro by ADLINK ETX-PVR is ADLINK Technology, Inc.'s latest Extreme Rugged ETX Computer-on-Module (COM). The ETX-PVR module provides scalable processing power by offering a range of Intel Atom processors, from the power efficient single core N450 processor to the high performance dual core D510 processor. Highly integrated with support for legacy I/O, the ETX-PVR delivers the advantage of a standardized form factor, ADLINK’s design-for-ruggedness methodologies, and the latest Intel Atom proc
Intel Atom-based 1U platform provides external PCI card access Product News 3/4/2011 Post a comment The PL-80300 from WIN Enterprises is a 1U rackmount platform with an Intel Atom D510 dual-core or D410 single-core processor, 6 GbE LAN, and externally accessible PCI slot. The externally accessible PCI card support means OEMs and system integrators can easily configure the unit to support a wide range of networking, telecom, and security applications including incremental GbE ports, FXO/FXS, T1/E1, Wi-Fi, and Crypto acceleration.
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.