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posted in August 2013
WiFi Rides 900 MHz, Attacking Zigbee
News & Analysis  
8/30/2013   9 comments
The IEEE may vote before the end of September on a draft 802.11ah standard to let WiFi ride 900 MHz into home and building networks.
Test & Measurement Product Roundup: August 2013
News & Analysis  
8/28/2013   2 comments
Here’s a digest of the latest test & measurement products making news this month.
Lessons From Deep Space: Why Pioneer Is Important
BeTheSignal  
8/27/2013   9 comments
NASA's Voyager spacecraft is not the only important deep-space mission to remember. The Pioneer spacecraft and the Pioneer Anomaly are part of a classic engineering story about good design.
ARM Buys Sensinode for IoT Software
News & Analysis  
8/27/2013   7 comments
ARM bought startup Sensinode for the 6LoWPAN-based M2M software, which it will license and make available through its mbed program.
Autonomous Cars: Breaking Down Market Forecasts
News & Analysis  
8/23/2013   40 comments
Market forecasts on autonomous cars wildly vary, depending on how “autonomous” people mean when they say “autonomous cars” – and what legal and commercial roadblocks they anticipate.
Samsung Gear May Make Apple Feel Naked
Blog  
8/19/2013   16 comments
Can Samsung beat Apple to the punch establishing a new category in wearable devices? Probably not, if all it's got in the closet is an Android watch.
Apple Ahead as Samsung Ban Looms
Blog  
8/16/2013   5 comments
Apple currently has an upper hand in the fierce and protracted patent infringement battle with Samsung over smartphones and tablets.
Intel Acquires Fujitsu Wireless
News & Analysis  
8/13/2013   33 comments
Intel confirmed a report by analyst Will Strauss that it acquired Arizona-based subsidiary of the Japanese electronics giant.
Car Monitor Dials Into iPhone
Blog  
8/13/2013   15 comments
Automatic is an exciting new IoT device to help you monitor your car and driving data, even though it cracks the door to car hacking a bit wider.
Internets of Things Need Glue
News & Analysis  
8/12/2013   42 comments
Pioneers and experts say what the IoT needs is consensus on a standard and "glue" to link the many incompatible protocols deployed today.
Technicolor Wants to Certify Your Displays
News & Analysis  
8/8/2013   17 comments
OEMs can differentiate their displays and chips with two new certification programs, Technicolor says, but so far, few are taking them up on it.
US Consortium Forming on Industrial Internet
News & Analysis  
8/7/2013   18 comments
Cisco Systems, GE, IBM, and Intel are among those forming a consortium to drive open industry standards that could give the US an edge in IoT.
Interoperability Issues Cloud IoT Vision
Blog  
8/6/2013   9 comments
The industry needs to overcome interoperability issues if it is to fully tap the promise of the Internet of Things.
ST Hawks Smallest MEMS Compass
News & Analysis  
8/2/2013   4 comments
STMicroelectronics calls its LSM303C, combining a three-axis magnetometer and a three-axis accelerometer in a 16-bit, 2x2mm package, the world's smallest MEMS compass.
China Beat Google to Chromecast
Blog  
8/1/2013   13 comments
I bought a device just like Google's new Chromecast in a Chinese electronics market more than a year ago, raising questions about today's design pipeline.


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