TI launches next-gen WiLink Product News 2/21/2012 Post a comment The WiLink™ 8.0 product family is a collection of 45nm single-chip solutions that integrate up to five different radios for next-generation mobile Wi-Fi, GNSS, NFC, Bluetooth and FM transmit/receive applications.
Making Sense of RF, microwave power sensors and meters Design How-To 2/17/2012 1 comment The choice of an RF or microwave power measurement system is more complex than ever with the recent availability of new functions in power meters previously reserved for higher-end analyzers. With the large variance in product offerings and specifications on manufacturer’s data sheets, it’s helpful to have an understanding of the most important factors when evaluating USB power sensors/meters.
Eight-channel RF measurement broadens LTE analysis Product News 2/15/2012 Post a comment Agilent Technologies Inc. has enhanced its N7109A multi-channel signal analyzer for emerging multichannel LTE, LTE-Advanced and MIMO RF measurement requirements, including LTE antenna beam forming and LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation.
Design networks for wireless M2M applications Design How-To 2/9/2012 3 comments Star networks present unique challenges, from managing the number of end nodes, ensuring connectivity, and balancing data from and to the source point. They can benefit from a simpler, more effective solution.
RFaxis front-end IC assists ZigBee networks Product News 2/7/2012 1 comment RFaxis has launched the RFX2411, a 2.4GHz single-chip ZigBee® RF Front-end IC (RFeIC™) which integrates a power amplifier, low noise amplifier and antenna diversity switch in single-die CMOS process.
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. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.