Communications http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25787/more en Top 50 Employers in Electronic Design http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-50-employers-electronic-design <div class="field-deck"> Some companies took risks to put pieces in the right places—and in the end they spelled success. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This year's rankings were dominated by a suprise player.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-50-employers-electronic-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-50-employers-electronic-design#comments Automotive Defense Energy Lighting Medical Mobile Communications Robotics Components Embedded Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:23:00 +0000 124401 at http://electronicdesign.com Numbers for Sale: A Different Kind of Standard http://electronicdesign.com/communications/numbers-sale-different-kind-standard <div class="node-body article-body">Each device in a network, in order to communicate with the rest, must have its own unique designation—known as a Media Access Control Address, or MAC address.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/numbers-sale-different-kind-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/numbers-sale-different-kind-standard#comments Mobile Communications Wireless Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:56:00 +0000 124741 at http://electronicdesign.com The Method Behind Our Mathematics, 2014 http://electronicdesign.com/communications/method-behind-our-mathematics-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Take a closer look at the methodology we employed in compiling the 2014 installment of our Top 50 Employers in Electronic Design rankings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/method-behind-our-mathematics-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/method-behind-our-mathematics-2014#comments Automotive Defense Energy Lighting Medical Mobile Communications Robotics Components Embedded Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:17:00 +0000 124671 at http://electronicdesign.com 2.4 GHz RF High-Power Amp Extends Ultra-High Data Rate WLAN Range http://electronicdesign.com/analog/24-ghz-rf-high-power-amp-extends-ultra-high-data-rate-wlan-range <div class="node-body article-body">The SST12CP21, Microchip’s latest 2.4 GHz RF high-power amplifier, offers ultra low EVM and current consumption for 256-QAM and IEEE 802.11n systems. The amplifier delivers high linear output power of up to 23 dBm at 1.75% dynamic EVM, </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/24-ghz-rf-high-power-amp-extends-ultra-high-data-rate-wlan-range" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/24-ghz-rf-high-power-amp-extends-ultra-high-data-rate-wlan-range#comments Products Analog Communications WiFi Microchip Tue, 26 Aug 2014 02:23:00 +0000 124511 at http://electronicdesign.com 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 Today’s Computer Security Threats Require Hardware Solutions http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/today-s-computer-security-threats-require-hardware-solutions <div class="field-deck"> Adding security features to computer hardware will be an effective and necessary step to mitigate security threats. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Adding security features to computer hardware will be an effective and necessary step to mitigate security threats. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/today-s-computer-security-threats-require-hardware-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/today-s-computer-security-threats-require-hardware-solutions#comments Interviews Communications Embedded Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:12:00 +0000 123751 at http://electronicdesign.com New Reference Design Fosters Industrial Remote I/O Devices http://electronicdesign.com/communications/new-reference-design-fosters-industrial-remote-io-devices <div class="node-body article-body">Renesas extended its lineup of R-IN32M3 industrial Ethernet communication SoCs with a remote I/O trial kit. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/new-reference-design-fosters-industrial-remote-io-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/new-reference-design-fosters-industrial-remote-io-devices#comments Products Communications Digital ICs Europe News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:51:00 +0000 123121 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 London Calling - Monitoring Patch Checks Vital Signs Every Two Minutes http://electronicdesign.com/london-calling-monitoring-patch-checks-vital-signs-every-two-minutes <div class="node-body link-body">Would you rather have your vital signs checked by a nurse, or by an electronic monitoring patch? Following hospital admission, the SensiumVitals System is placed on the patient's chest and vital sign readings are recorded and transmitted to a box that works like a Wi-Fi router. The data can be monitored by the hospital IT system, the nurses station or mobile devices.</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/London%20Calling_Monitoring%20Patch_Promo%20Image.jpg?1408022935" /> </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/london-calling-monitoring-patch-checks-vital-signs-every-two-minutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medical Communications Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:26:00 +0000 121781 at http://electronicdesign.com Starter Kit Eases Development Of Bluetooth-Enabled Products http://electronicdesign.com/communications/starter-kit-eases-development-bluetooth-enabled-products <div class="node-body article-body">Microchip’s PIC32 Bluetooth Starter Kit targets low-cost consumer applications, such as Bluetooth thermostats and wireless gaming controllers, as well as medical/industrial apps like blood glucose meters, and Bluetooth serial adapters. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/starter-kit-eases-development-bluetooth-enabled-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/starter-kit-eases-development-bluetooth-enabled-products#comments Products Communications Dev Tools Embedded Microchip Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:46:00 +0000 121071 at http://electronicdesign.com