Communiqué http://electronicdesign.com/blog/2864/feed en What’s HOT at Globecom 2014? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-hot-globecom-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body">Last week I attended the IEEE Globecom conference in Austin, Texas. This is the annual meeting of the IEEE’s Communications Society. I have been a member for decades. This is one of the best communications-related conferences, especially if you are an engineer. </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-hot-globecom-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-hot-globecom-2014#comments Blogs Communications Communiqué Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:01:00 +0000 831841 at http://electronicdesign.com Drones: Good News and Bad News http://electronicdesign.com/blog/drones-good-news-and-bad-news <div class="node-body blog-body">Growth of the drone business has been spectacular the past few years and it is now so influential that the government is ready to act to regulate it.</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/drones-good-news-and-bad-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/drones-good-news-and-bad-news#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 01 Dec 2014 20:09:00 +0000 822421 at http://electronicdesign.com Implement Real Net Neutrality: Leave the Internet Alone http://electronicdesign.com/blog/implement-real-net-neutrality-leave-internet-alone <div class="node-body blog-body">I promised myself earlier in the year that I would not write about the net neutrality issue again. Now that topic has again appeared front and center at the FCC with the recent political changes</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/implement-real-net-neutrality-leave-internet-alone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/implement-real-net-neutrality-leave-internet-alone#comments Blogs Communications Communiqué Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:35:00 +0000 820821 at http://electronicdesign.com 5 Things the FCC Won’t Tell You http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-things-fcc-won-t-tell-you <div class="node-body blog-body">I have created a modified version here about the Federal Communications Commission with thanks to the WSJ for the idea.</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-things-fcc-won-t-tell-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-things-fcc-won-t-tell-you#comments Blogs Communications Communiqué Mon, 03 Nov 2014 16:01:00 +0000 592081 at http://electronicdesign.com Will Apple Boost NFC? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-apple-boost-nfc <div class="node-body blog-body">Apple Pay, the new retail payment option, will ensure even more NFC to come.</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/will-apple-boost-nfc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-apple-boost-nfc#comments Blogs Communications Embedded Communiqué Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:21:00 +0000 148311 at http://electronicdesign.com Say Good Bye to the Last Vacuum Tube Product http://electronicdesign.com/blog/say-good-bye-last-vacuum-tube-product <div class="node-body blog-body">Vacuum tubes disappeared from electronic products years ago. Yet there have been some lingering vacuum tube-based products in production. </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/say-good-bye-last-vacuum-tube-product" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/say-good-bye-last-vacuum-tube-product#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:34:00 +0000 145681 at http://electronicdesign.com Naked Without Your Wearables http://electronicdesign.com/blog/naked-without-your-wearables <div class="node-body blog-body">Wearables is one of the most controversial new consumer electronic product categories to emerge in a long time. Yet, the idea of packaging electronic products to wear on your body is not new. </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/naked-without-your-wearables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/naked-without-your-wearables#comments Blogs Embedded Communiqué Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:26:00 +0000 139841 at http://electronicdesign.com UWB: Still a Viable Wireless Option http://electronicdesign.com/blog/uwb-still-viable-wireless-option <div class="node-body blog-body">I only mentioned the WiMedia Alliance’s multi-band (MB)-OFDM form of UWB and its continued usefulness. However, two other companies reminded me that there are other methods of UWB that are still around.</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/uwb-still-viable-wireless-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/uwb-still-viable-wireless-option#comments Blogs Communications Communiqué Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:54:00 +0000 134731 at http://electronicdesign.com 6 Things You Need to Know about Apple’s New iPhone 6 and Watch http://electronicdesign.com/blog/6-things-you-need-know-about-apple-s-new-iphone-6-and-watch <div class="node-body blog-body">In case you missed Apple’s introduction of the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch, here are the top 6 things you need to know.</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/6-things-you-need-know-about-apple-s-new-iphone-6-and-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/6-things-you-need-know-about-apple-s-new-iphone-6-and-watch#comments Blogs Communiqué Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:14:00 +0000 129341 at http://electronicdesign.com Electric Cars Revisited http://electronicdesign.com/blog/electric-cars-revisited <div class="node-body blog-body">My view is that electric vehicles (EV) are not appropriate for most of us. However, more progress has been made than I thought. </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/electric-cars-revisited" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/electric-cars-revisited#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:27:00 +0000 128321 at http://electronicdesign.com What Ever Happened to Ultrawideband Wireless? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-ever-happened-ultrawideband-wireless <div class="node-body blog-body">UWB is a curious wireless technology in that it uses a huge swath of spectrum to transmit digital data. </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-ever-happened-ultrawideband-wireless" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-ever-happened-ultrawideband-wireless#comments Blogs Communiqué Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:18:00 +0000 126971 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Music Hell http://electronicdesign.com/blog/electronic-music-hell <div class="node-body blog-body">It is a major process to pack, unpack, set up and tear down each time you perform but you can’t not do it. The electronics has become the backbone of the music business.</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/electronic-music-hell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/electronic-music-hell#comments Blogs Communiqué Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:47:00 +0000 124701 at http://electronicdesign.com Will Electric Cars Ever Be Practical? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-electric-cars-ever-be-practical <div class="node-body blog-body">They are relatively simple, silent and clean. But they are still fraught with a batch of problems that keep them from going main stream.</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/will-electric-cars-ever-be-practical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-electric-cars-ever-be-practical#comments Automotive Blogs Communiqué Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:45:00 +0000 122471 at http://electronicdesign.com One of My Favorite Conferences http://electronicdesign.com/blog/one-my-favorite-conferences <div class="node-body blog-body">Last week (August 4-8) National Instruments held their annual NIWeek conference in Austin, TX. This was the 20th NIWeek and it proved to be another happy event.</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/one-my-favorite-conferences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/one-my-favorite-conferences#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:38:00 +0000 121031 at http://electronicdesign.com Have You Bought a Tablet Yet? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/have-you-bought-tablet-yet <div class="node-body blog-body">Virtually all of my colleagues, family and friends already have tablets. Many have had them since Apple introduced the iPad in 2010. </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/have-you-bought-tablet-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/have-you-bought-tablet-yet#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:34:00 +0000 119991 at http://electronicdesign.com