Trends & Analysis http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25780/more en Moving Bluetooth Low Energy Closer to the Mainstream http://electronicdesign.com/communications/moving-bluetooth-low-energy-closer-mainstream <div class="field-deck"> Revisions to the Bluetooth core specification and chip advances will increase the impact of this ultra-low-power RF technology. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Revisions to the Bluetooth core specification and chip advances will increase the impact of this ultra-low-power RF technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/moving-bluetooth-low-energy-closer-mainstream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/moving-bluetooth-low-energy-closer-mainstream#comments Trends & Analysis Communications Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:51:00 +0000 123811 at http://electronicdesign.com Smartphone Apps Processor Market Jumps 25% http://electronicdesign.com/communications/smartphone-apps-processor-market-jumps-25 <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite the relatively healthy numbers, Strategy Analytics’ new report still says there’s an overall decline in the market between Q1 2013 and Q1 2014, both in revenues and shipments. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/smartphone-apps-processor-market-jumps-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/smartphone-apps-processor-market-jumps-25#comments 4G Android Trends & Analysis Mobile Communications Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:48:00 +0000 123101 at http://electronicdesign.com Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images GaN Market Anticipates Rapid Ramp Up In 2016 http://electronicdesign.com/gans/gan-market-anticipates-rapid-ramp-2016 <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Forecasts show that devices integrating gallium nitride will become more prevalent among applications for power supplies, EV/HEV, and UPS. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/gans/gan-market-anticipates-rapid-ramp-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/gans/gan-market-anticipates-rapid-ramp-2016#comments Automotive Trends & Analysis dc/dc converters gans sic transistors Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:29:00 +0000 115131 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Fujitsu GaN power devices are built on six-inch Si wafers.</p> Courtesy of Fujitsu Data Consumes 98% of Mobile Network Traffic http://electronicdesign.com/lte/data-consumes-98-mobile-network-traffic <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New research released by Amdocs reports that dropped calls and a 50% decrease in data throughput can be attributed to an increase in data usage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/lte/data-consumes-98-mobile-network-traffic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/lte/data-consumes-98-mobile-network-traffic#comments Trends & Analysis Mobile LTE Wireless Wed, 21 May 2014 13:56:00 +0000 110521 at http://electronicdesign.com Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Interview: Sravan Kundojjala Offers Insight on Strategy Analytics’ New Report http://electronicdesign.com/interviews/interview-sravan-kundojjala-offers-insight-strategy-analytics-new-report <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The smartphone market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.8%--reaching $30 billion in 2018. Sravan Kundojjala was able to offer some insight regarding the smartphone-applications-processor market between now and 2018.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interviews/interview-sravan-kundojjala-offers-insight-strategy-analytics-new-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interviews/interview-sravan-kundojjala-offers-insight-strategy-analytics-new-report#comments Trends & Analysis Interviews LTE Wireless Tue, 06 May 2014 17:04:00 +0000 109311 at http://electronicdesign.com Courtesy of Samsung Improved Lamps Expected To Decrease Global Energy Demand http://electronicdesign.com/components/improved-lamps-expected-decrease-global-energy-demand <div class="field-byline"> ED News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The energy usage of the installed base of lighting technologies will fall to 2.75 trillion kWh by 2020, which is a 24% decrease from 2013’s total of 3.61 trillion kWh.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/components/improved-lamps-expected-decrease-global-energy-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/components/improved-lamps-expected-decrease-global-energy-demand#comments Trends & Analysis Components LEDs Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:30:00 +0000 105841 at http://electronicdesign.com Medical And Wellness Markets Drive Thin-Film-Sensor Growth http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/medical-and-wellness-markets-drive-thin-film-sensor-growth <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thin-film sensors are projected to reach revenues of $2.38 billion in the next five years. BCC Research has studied the trends affecting this growth. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/medical-and-wellness-markets-drive-thin-film-sensor-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/medical-and-wellness-markets-drive-thin-film-sensor-growth#comments Trends & Analysis Electromechanical Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:28:00 +0000 105391 at http://electronicdesign.com Courtesy of BCC Research Smart Grid Neighborhood-Area Network Standard Charges Ahead http://electronicdesign.com/trends-amp-analysis/smart-grid-neighborhood-area-network-standard-charges-ahead <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The ZigBee Alliance and a group of leading smart-metering and Smart Grid member companies are developing a communication profile aimed at achieving true plug-and-play interoperability between the members&rsquo; wireless Smart Grid neighborhood-area network (NAN) products and solutions. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/trends-amp-analysis/smart-grid-neighborhood-area-network-standard-charges-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/trends-amp-analysis/smart-grid-neighborhood-area-network-standard-charges-ahead#comments Trends & Analysis Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:33:00 +0000 104671 at http://electronicdesign.com Image Gallery: The Best of Day 2 at Embedded World 2014 http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/image-gallery-best-day-2-embedded-world-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The best of Day 2’s technology show at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany, brought to you by Electronic Design Europe’s editors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/image-gallery-best-day-2-embedded-world-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/image-gallery-best-day-2-embedded-world-2014#comments Trends & Analysis Communications Embedded Microcontrollers Maxim Analog Devices Microchip Toshiba Newark/Element 14 Rhode & Schwarz Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:46:00 +0000 103841 at http://electronicdesign.com Image Gallery: What's Hot on Day 1 at Embedded World 2014 http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/image-gallery-whats-hot-day-1-embedded-world-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The best of Day 1’s technology show at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany, brought to you by Electronic Design Europe’s editors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/image-gallery-whats-hot-day-1-embedded-world-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/image-gallery-whats-hot-day-1-embedded-world-2014#comments Trends & Analysis Communications Components Embedded Freescale Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:21:00 +0000 103691 at http://electronicdesign.com