Communications http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25787/more en The IoT Requires A New Type Of Low-Power Processor http://electronicdesign.com/communications/iot-requires-new-type-low-power-processor <div class="field-byline"> Paul Garden, Synopsys </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Every chip and OEM device manufacturer now building components and solutions for the Internet of Things, especially wearable and battery-powered devices, faces a performance and power paradox challenge that is driving the need for a new type of low-power processor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/iot-requires-new-type-low-power-processor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/iot-requires-new-type-low-power-processor#comments Contributing Technical Experts Communications Digital ICs Microprocessors Power Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:56:00 +0000 107891 at http://electronicdesign.com What To Expect With 5G http://electronicdesign.com/communications/what-expect-5g <div class="field-byline"> David Hall, Contributing Technical Expert </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The desire to further increase data rates in cellular networks is one of the biggest motivations behind today’s ongoing 5G research. Deployment of 5G networks will likely occur well into the future (think 2020), but engineers are researching 5G technologies today. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/what-expect-5g" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/what-expect-5g#comments Contributing Technical Experts Communications LTE Advanced Wireless National Instruments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:08:00 +0000 107861 at http://electronicdesign.com Secure Wireless Sensor Networks Against Attacks http://electronicdesign.com/communications/secure-wireless-sensor-networks-against-attacks <div class="field-byline"> Kris Pister and Jonathan Simon, Dust Network Products, Linear Technology Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Well-established principles, appropriate protocols and ciphers, and the randomness inherent in the physics of thermal noise add up to fortify systems to ensure they are both secure and efficient.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/secure-wireless-sensor-networks-against-attacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/secure-wireless-sensor-networks-against-attacks#comments Communications Wireless Linear Technology Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:21:00 +0000 107831 at http://electronicdesign.com R&D Centers Explore Frontiers In Key Markets http://electronicdesign.com/power/rd-centers-explore-frontiers-key-markets <div class="field-byline"> Richard Gawel, Managing Editor </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Today’s medical, alternative energy, and defense markets continue to drive innovation. Government and private research institutions at home and abroad all are developing new technologies that promise to revolutionize these fields and perhaps contribute to your own design work. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/rd-centers-explore-frontiers-key-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/rd-centers-explore-frontiers-key-markets#comments Communications Embedded Power Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:58:00 +0000 107781 at http://electronicdesign.com The Fundamentals Of MIMO http://electronicdesign.com/communications/fundamentals-mimo <div class="field-byline"> Ebrahim Bushehri, Lime Micro </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By adding a few antenna and more processing power, the next generation of smart wireless systems will be able to combine flexibility while delivering enhanced system performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/fundamentals-mimo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/fundamentals-mimo#comments Communications Engineering Essentials Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:11:00 +0000 107341 at http://electronicdesign.com SWaP-Optimized IP Router Targets Naval, Civil Vehicle, Aircraft Installations http://electronicdesign.com/communications/swap-optimized-ip-router-targets-naval-civil-vehicle-aircraft-installations <div class="node-body article-body">Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions’ Parvus DuraMAR 5915 rugged IP router will find homes in IP networking and networking technology refresh and situational-awareness applications in naval/civil vehicle/aircraft installations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/swap-optimized-ip-router-targets-naval-civil-vehicle-aircraft-installations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/swap-optimized-ip-router-targets-naval-civil-vehicle-aircraft-installations#comments Defense Products Communications Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:54:00 +0000 107201 at http://electronicdesign.com Create a Wireless "Internet of Things" Device in 20 Minutes or Less with WiSmart Modules http://electronicdesign.com/create-wireless-internet-things-device-20-minutes-or-less-wismart-modules <div class="node-body link-body">If you're going to be desigining devices for the "Internet of Things", and you want to incorporate wireless and cloud support, eConais offers a turn-key solution with their WiSmart Modules.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://electronicdesign.com/site-files/electronicdesign.com/files/WiSmartModulesVideoPromo.jpg?1396965755" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/create-wireless-internet-things-device-20-minutes-or-less-wismart-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Communications Embedded modules Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:01:00 +0000 107111 at http://electronicdesign.com Lockheed Martin and NASA Make Robots and Astronauts Working Together Possible http://electronicdesign.com/communications/lockheed-martin-and-nasa-make-robots-and-astronauts-working-together-possible <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lockheed Martin Advance Technology Center (ATC) and NASA are developing SPHERES robots for the International Space Station. The robots will be controlled by astronauts in space and operators on the ground. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/lockheed-martin-and-nasa-make-robots-and-astronauts-working-together-possible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/lockheed-martin-and-nasa-make-robots-and-astronauts-working-together-possible#comments Communications Robotics News Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:08:00 +0000 106851 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>SPHERES Robots&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of Lockheed Martin Understanding Small-Cell Wireless Backhaul http://electronicdesign.com/communications/understanding-small-cell-wireless-backhaul <div class="field-byline"> Bernard Prkić, DragonWave Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Within the general thrust of implementing small-cell outdoor cellular networks, backhaul is seen as one of the technical and economic barriers to deployment. Wireless backhaul technologies seemingly have the capabilities to cost-effectively overcome this barrier. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/understanding-small-cell-wireless-backhaul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/understanding-small-cell-wireless-backhaul#comments Communications Engineering Essentials Wireless Thu, 03 Apr 2014 06:52:00 +0000 106791 at http://electronicdesign.com Extender Boosts ZigBee Range By 7x http://electronicdesign.com/communications/extender-boosts-zigbee-range-7x <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instruments’ SimpleLink CC2592 range extender provides up to a 7x improvement in range when paired with the company’s 2.4-GHz low-power RF solutions for ZigBee, 802.15.4, 6LoWPAN, and Bluetooth low energy. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/extender-boosts-zigbee-range-7x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/extender-boosts-zigbee-range-7x#comments Products Communications Texas Instruments Europe News Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:49:00 +0000 106761 at http://electronicdesign.com