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posted in August 2012
Bluetooth, and how it almost didn’t happen
Blog  
8/14/2012   7 comments
Today’s mobile Internet travels with everyone, and it has redefined what it means to “be connected.” But it wasn’t always this easy.
Fraunhofer Institute for Communication Systems ESK develops smart wireless power outlets
News & Analysis  
8/13/2012   2 comments
A new Internet-enabled power outlet was developed by researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Communication Systems ESK in Munich will allow users to control household appliances via their smartphone, and reduce their energy costs into the bargain.
PMI delivers 2.5 GHz attenuator/analog phase shifter
Product News  
8/7/2012   Post a comment
11-bit digitally controlled device operates with ultral-ow insertion loss.
The Olympics unwired
Blog  
8/7/2012   Post a comment
RF transceivers have freed fencers, enhanced accuracy in tae kwon do scoring, and more.
Skyworks rolls out two LNAs
Product News  
8/7/2012   1 comment
The devices feature a 5-mA current draw and a voltage range of 1.8 to 5 V.
Multi-carrier adaptive bandwidth control maximizes capacity usage
Design How-To  
8/7/2012   Post a comment
Applying packet switching techniques at a byte level across multiple carriers delivers a high-capacity, robust, economical network.
Smart energy interoperability group formally incorporated
News & Analysis  
8/1/2012   3 comments
The Consortium for Smart Energy Profile 2 Interoperability, formed by HomePlug Alliance, Wi-Fi Alliance and ZigBee Alliance, announced it has completed its formal incorporation and achieved its first interoperability Plugfest.


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