Communiqué http://electronicdesign.com/blog/2864/feed Blogs on topics such as wired and wireless networking. en Ranking the Top 5 Wireless Devices http://electronicdesign.com/blog/ranking-top-5-wireless-devices <div class="node-body blog-body">Practically everything is wireless these days. When contemplating this lately, I was mentally categorizing all of the devices and technologies according to their popularity and usefulness. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/ranking-top-5-wireless-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/ranking-top-5-wireless-devices#comments IoT Mobile Communications WiFi Wireless Communiqué Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:04:00 +0000 844521 at http://electronicdesign.com DIY Makers, Hobbyists, and Experimenters Get Professional Software http://electronicdesign.com/blog/diy-makers-hobbyists-and-experimenters-get-professional-software <div class="node-body blog-body">These days the typical experimenter tackles projects that involve programming an embedded controller with sophisticated I/O, using readily available processors and software. But now the maker crowd is gaining access to professional software for their designs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/diy-makers-hobbyists-and-experimenters-get-professional-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/diy-makers-hobbyists-and-experimenters-get-professional-software#comments Blogs Robotics Dev Tools Embedded National Instruments Communiqué Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:59:00 +0000 841621 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>The SparkFun Inventor&#39;s Kit is compatible with National Instruments&#39; LabVIEW Home Bundle, a special version of its famous programming language&nbsp;designed for the&nbsp;hobbyist. (Image courtesy of SparkFun).</p> Just Say No to the Driverless Car http://electronicdesign.com/blog/just-say-no-driverless-car <div class="node-body blog-body">There is no doubt that the technology behind self-driving cars is impressive. But even with all the state-of-art technology, can they really replace an experienced driver?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/just-say-no-driverless-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/just-say-no-driverless-car#comments Automotive Blogs Embedded Systems Communiqué Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:55:00 +0000 841161 at http://electronicdesign.com Justifying 2.5G/5G Ethernet http://electronicdesign.com/blog/justifying-25g5g-ethernet <div class="node-body blog-body">Why is an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers standards group working on a new version of Ethernet for 2.5G and 5G speeds, and how can they justify the development of a wireless connection that runs at slower speeds with all the recent development in 10G, 40G, and even 100G Ethernet?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/justifying-25g5g-ethernet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/justifying-25g5g-ethernet#comments Mobile Ethernet WiFi Wireless Communiqué Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:47:00 +0000 840461 at http://electronicdesign.com Finding Discontinued and Obsolete Parts http://electronicdesign.com/blog/finding-discontinued-and-obsolete-parts <div class="node-body blog-body">Who would ever want to find obsolete or discontinued parts and why? One answer is that engineers assigned to keep older equipment working or manufacture a new batch of older designs often need to track down semiconductor devices and ICs that were seemingly phased out long ago. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/finding-discontinued-and-obsolete-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/finding-discontinued-and-obsolete-parts#comments Components Embedded Communiqué Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:43:00 +0000 839861 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s Happening with Wi-Fi? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-happening-wi-fi <div class="node-body blog-body">Here is a brief look at what is going on with Wi-Fi today.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-happening-wi-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-happening-wi-fi#comments WiFi Communiqué Wed, 13 May 2015 18:14:00 +0000 839061 at http://electronicdesign.com Revisiting Moore’s Law, 50 Years Later http://electronicdesign.com/blog/revisiting-moore-s-law-50-years-later <div class="node-body blog-body">According to some, the beneficial projections of Gordon Moore about the increasing number of transistors per chip over time are slowly coming to an end. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/revisiting-moore-s-law-50-years-later" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/revisiting-moore-s-law-50-years-later#comments Analog Embedded Power Communiqué Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:31:00 +0000 838451 at http://electronicdesign.com Is STEM Really Working? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/stem-really-working <div class="node-body blog-body">What I would like to know is, is all this working? Are colleges seeing an increase in STEM enrollments? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/stem-really-working" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/stem-really-working#comments Communications Communiqué Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:23:00 +0000 837921 at http://electronicdesign.com Get Ready for SDN, NFV, and Softwarization http://electronicdesign.com/blog/get-ready-sdn-nfv-and-softwarization <div class="node-body blog-body">Do you know what softwarization is and its two main versions, SDN and NFV? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/get-ready-sdn-nfv-and-softwarization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/get-ready-sdn-nfv-and-softwarization#comments Communications Communiqué Tue, 07 Apr 2015 14:40:00 +0000 837501 at http://electronicdesign.com 5 Reasons You May Not Want an Apple Watch http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-reasons-you-may-not-want-apple-watch <div class="node-body blog-body">As an iPhone user, I have seriously considered the Watch as a future purchase, but for now I have decided not to engage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-reasons-you-may-not-want-apple-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-reasons-you-may-not-want-apple-watch#comments Embedded Communiqué Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:04:00 +0000 836821 at http://electronicdesign.com