Trends & Analysis http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25780/more en The Future of STEM Education: MathWorks and the Maker Movement http://electronicdesign.com/virtual-instruments/future-stem-education-mathworks-and-maker-movement <div class="node-body article-body">At Maker Faire 2014, Electronic Design talked to Paul Kassebaum at MathWorks to discuss the latest in STEM education and the maker community’s impact.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/virtual-instruments/future-stem-education-mathworks-and-maker-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/virtual-instruments/future-stem-education-mathworks-and-maker-movement#comments Trends & Analysis Interviews Dev Tools Embedded virtual instruments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:56:00 +0000 135941 at http://electronicdesign.com Scenes from Maker Faire 2014: The Latest in Gaming, IoT, and More http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/scenes-maker-faire-2014-latest-gaming-iot-and-more <div class="node-body gallery-body">Gesture controls, the latest IoT-enabled devices, and smart robots were just some of the amazing technologies on display at the 2014 Maker Faire in New York.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/scenes-maker-faire-2014-latest-gaming-iot-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/scenes-maker-faire-2014-latest-gaming-iot-and-more#comments Trends & Analysis Boards Embedded Intel Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:08:00 +0000 135491 at http://electronicdesign.com LTE Could Invigorate Sluggish Baseband-Processor Industry http://electronicdesign.com/processors/lte-could-invigorate-sluggish-baseband-processor-industry <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Qualcomm still leads the pack in a cellular-baseband-processor market that saw just a 2.5% y/y climb in Q1 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/processors/lte-could-invigorate-sluggish-baseband-processor-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/processors/lte-could-invigorate-sluggish-baseband-processor-industry#comments 4G Trends & Analysis Mobile LTE processors Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:26:00 +0000 132501 at http://electronicdesign.com Courtesy of Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images 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