Community http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25749/more en Q&A: DecaWave’s Ciaran Connell on UWB, Indoor Location, Robots, and IoT http://electronicdesign.com/communications/qa-decawave-s-ciaran-connell-uwb-indoor-location-robots-and-iot <div class="node-body article-body">Knowing the position of a person or device is useful with the Internet of Things, but determining that information indoors can be a challenge because GPS isn’t available.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/qa-decawave-s-ciaran-connell-uwb-indoor-location-robots-and-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/qa-decawave-s-ciaran-connell-uwb-indoor-location-robots-and-iot#comments Interviews Mobile Communications WiFi Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:09:00 +0000 836941 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: James Kimery on LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/qa-james-kimery-labview-communications-system-design-suite <div class="node-body article-body">National Instruments’ James Kimery talks to Technology Editor Bill Wong about the LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite, which revolutionizes wireless prototyping for software-defined radio. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/qa-james-kimery-labview-communications-system-design-suite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/qa-james-kimery-labview-communications-system-design-suite#comments Interviews Mobile Communications Test & Measurement National Instruments Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:13:00 +0000 836861 at http://electronicdesign.com Wireless-Power Devices: Solutions Beyond Cell Phones http://electronicdesign.com/power/wireless-power-devices-solutions-beyond-cell-phones <div class="field-deck"> Efficiency, regulatory compliance, and standardization have arrived. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Eliminating the power cord requires higher-efficiency power transfer, and, ultimately, compliance to a common standard for wireless charging in all power ranges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/wireless-power-devices-solutions-beyond-cell-phones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/wireless-power-devices-solutions-beyond-cell-phones#comments Contributing Technical Experts Mobile Communications Power Power Sources Wireless Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20:01:00 +0000 836751 at http://electronicdesign.com The Skinny on IPSec vs. MACsec http://electronicdesign.com/communications/skinny-ipsec-vs-macsec <div class="node-body article-body">IPSec, which provides security by using end-to-end tunnels, is complex, while MACsec supports easy upgrades and high-speed connectivity up to 100G at low power and low cost.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/skinny-ipsec-vs-macsec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/skinny-ipsec-vs-macsec#comments Contributing Technical Experts Communications Ethernet Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:55:00 +0000 836721 at http://electronicdesign.com Security Essentials for the Internet of Things http://electronicdesign.com/communications/security-essentials-internet-things <div class="node-body article-body">As Ethernet's role grows in the Internet of Things, recent technology advances in IEEE 802.1AE MACsec and IEEE 802.1x KeySec will help provide a much-needed layer of network security.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/security-essentials-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/security-essentials-internet-things#comments Contributing Technical Experts Communications Ethernet Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:19:00 +0000 836711 at http://electronicdesign.com APEC Opens with a Blizzard of Product Disclosures http://electronicdesign.com/blog/apec-opens-blizzard-product-disclosures <div class="node-body blog-body">The IEEE Applied Power Technology Conference (APEC) opened Monday, March 16, in Charlotte, N.C., with a host of product announcements ranging from a topside cooling technology to Rogowski current probes to GaN cascode transistors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/secondary-emissions">Secondary Emissions</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/apec-opens-blizzard-product-disclosures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/apec-opens-blizzard-product-disclosures#comments Blogs dc/dc converters Power Power Sources Secondary Emissions Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:15:00 +0000 836341 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: MACOM’s Doug Carlson Discusses GaN’s Market Potential and Trajectory http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/qa-macom-s-doug-carlson-discusses-gan-s-market-potential-and-trajectory <div class="node-body article-body">Mainstream adoption of gallium nitride is at a crossroads of technology innovation and supply-chain transformations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/qa-macom-s-doug-carlson-discusses-gan-s-market-potential-and-trajectory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/qa-macom-s-doug-carlson-discusses-gan-s-market-potential-and-trajectory#comments Interviews Mobile Digital ICs Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:24:00 +0000 836311 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: Salas on the SPOT in Low-Power Design http://electronicdesign.com/power/qa-salas-spot-low-power-design <div class="node-body article-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong talks with Mike Salas about subthreshold power-optimized technology (SPOT) and what it means for the future of MCUs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/qa-salas-spot-low-power-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/qa-salas-spot-low-power-design#comments Interviews Microcontrollers Power Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:40:00 +0000 836201 at http://electronicdesign.com Top Five Things to Know About Software Testing http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/top-five-things-know-about-software-testing <div class="node-body article-body">Testing, certifications, strategic requirements, and coding standard adherences are among essential tools found in a talented EE’s software-testing palette.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/top-five-things-know-about-software-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/top-five-things-know-about-software-testing#comments Contributing Technical Experts Dev Tools Test & Measurement Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:03:00 +0000 836171 at http://electronicdesign.com Measuring DC Motor Speed with a Power Supply http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/measuring-dc-motor-speed-power-supply <div class="node-body article-body">No special circuits or hardware are needed to determine the speed of a dc motor—instead, you can use the power supply that’s powering the dc motor (if it’s the right one) to accomplish the task. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/measuring-dc-motor-speed-power-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/measuring-dc-motor-speed-power-supply#comments Contributing Technical Experts Power Power Sources Test & Measurement Fri, 06 Mar 2015 21:33:00 +0000 835951 at http://electronicdesign.com