Will Ethernet AV help unify home networks? Design How-To 12/29/2008 1 comment IEEE 802 working groups are in the process of completing Ethernet AV, a set of modifications to existing Ethernet standards to make the protocol "rock solid" for transmitting streaming audio and video. Some are betting on Ethernet to become the answer for home networks by late 2009 and beyond.
DARPA chief reviews legacy News & Analysis 12/29/2008 Post a comment The head of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency reflected on his nearly eight years at DARPA, refuting charges the agency has tightened spending on basic research.
Trends in RFID--Part III Design How-To 12/28/2008 Post a comment Here are the answers to adoption questions around design, hardware, software, hype, reality, catalysts and more that continually come up with RFID. This segment looks at the architecture for the new network.
Trends in RFID--Part II Design How-To 12/19/2008 Post a comment Here' are the answers to such 'adoption' questions as design, hardware, software, hype, reality, catalysts, and more that continually come up with RFID. This segment looks at the architecture for the new network.
Readers' top ten stories of 2008 Blog 12/18/2008 Post a comment Here are the top ten online stories for the year so far as ranked by EE Times Europe readers, up to and including Thursday, Dec. 18. The ranking is based on the number of reader "views" or "hits" on a particular article.
The long road to 4G wireless News & Analysis 12/15/2008 Post a comment Although the specification for 4G wireless, or Long Term Evolution (LTE), will be finalized in December, product rollouts aren't expected until 2010 or 2011.
What Every RF Engineer Should Know: RFID Design How-To 12/15/2008 Post a comment RFID is hot on the RF DesignLine, so I had a virtual "sit down" with some leaders in the industry to see where the technology is, and where they think it is going. Click here to find out more.
RF in Action RF & Microwave Designline Blog 12/15/2008 Post a comment If you are inspired to write something up for the RF DesignLine, but want to write something "further along in the foodchain," then here is your chance.
Wi-Fi: Mobile Feature or Fundamental RAN? Design How-To 12/13/2008 Post a comment It's UMA/GAN technology that makes Wi-Fi a RAN technology, extending the mobile network over IP. Here's why Wi-Fi is poised to become the highest-performance, lowest-cost, indoor RAN technology on the market.
Trends in RFID--Part I Design How-To 12/11/2008 Post a comment Here' are the answers to such 'adoption' questions as design, hardware, software, hype, reality, catalysts, and more that continually come up with RFID. This segment looks at advances in tag designs.
Digital radio weighs on Imagination's profits Product News 12/11/2008 Post a comment A slowdown in sales in several regions and reduced margins at its Pure digital radio subsidiary saw pre-tax profits decline for the six months to October 31 at Imagination Technologies Group plc (Kings Langley, England), but the company says it managed to grab important licensing deals for its SoC intellectual property during the period.
Samsung expands mobile software strategy News & Analysis 12/9/2008 Post a comment Samsung will expand its use of open operating systems and applications and services available for its handsets in an effort to eke out some growth in an otherwise declining cellular market.
My Mom the Radio Star Max MaxfieldPost a comment I've said it before and I'll say it again -- it's a funny old world when you come to think about it. Last Friday lunchtime, for example, I received an email from Tim Levell, the editor for ...
A Book For All Reasons Bernard Cole1 Comment Robert Oshana's recent book "Software Engineering for Embedded Systems (Newnes/Elsevier)," written and edited with Mark Kraeling, is a 'book for all reasons.' At almost 1,200 pages, it ...