Communications http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25787/more en Carrier-Grade Reliability—A “Must-Have” for NFV Success http://electronicdesign.com/communications/carrier-grade-reliability-must-have-nfv-success <div class="node-body article-body">Telecom service providers must ensure NFV maintains the industry’s carrier-class “always-on” service reliability standards. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/carrier-grade-reliability-must-have-nfv-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/carrier-grade-reliability-must-have-nfv-success#comments Mobile Communications Engineering Essentials Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:56:00 +0000 834071 at http://electronicdesign.com New Instruments Target 5G Testing http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/new-instruments-target-5g-testing <div class="node-body article-body">The new 5G category, let alone the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) business, should keep instrument manufacturers busy for the coming years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/new-instruments-target-5g-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/new-instruments-target-5g-testing#comments Communications Test & Measurement Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:41:00 +0000 833881 at http://electronicdesign.com Standard Bus Buffer Easily Extends 1-Wire Signal Off Board http://electronicdesign.com/communications/standard-bus-buffer-easily-extends-1-wire-signal-board <div class="node-body article-body">The 1-Wire interface is low-cost and effective, but useful only for a very short distance; by using a standard bus-buffer IC, this distance can be extended while creating a convenient interface to a microcontroller.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/standard-bus-buffer-easily-extends-1-wire-signal-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/standard-bus-buffer-easily-extends-1-wire-signal-board#comments Boards Communications Ideas for Design Microcontrollers Test & Measurement Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:46:00 +0000 833861 at http://electronicdesign.com Collaborative Effort Augments Smart Terabit System Processing http://electronicdesign.com/communications/collaborative-effort-augments-smart-terabit-system-processing <div class="node-body article-body">MoSys and EZchip Semiconductor combined their strengths to create a solution that delivers new levels of flexibility, scalability, and performance for smart and secure terabit routers, switches, and network appliances used in carrier, cloud, and data-center networks. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/collaborative-effort-augments-smart-terabit-system-processing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/collaborative-effort-augments-smart-terabit-system-processing#comments Communications Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:43:00 +0000 833801 at http://electronicdesign.com The Internet of Things Is Here to Stay http://electronicdesign.com/communications/internet-things-here-stay <div class="field-deck"> IoT means different things to many people, but it is all about connectivity. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Never mind that everyone has their own idea of what the Internet of Things is. It is here to stay whether we like it or not. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/internet-things-here-stay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/internet-things-here-stay#comments Automotive Mobile Communications Embedded Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:02:00 +0000 833621 at http://electronicdesign.com Connectivity Options Abound for the Internet Of Things http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/connectivity-options-abound-internet-things <div class="field-deck"> Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 802.15.4, Z-Wave, and DECT technologies, among others, can meet specific needs for developers across the IoT spectrum. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">IoT means connectivity and designers—especially in the wireless realm—have a plethora of options at their fingertips. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/connectivity-options-abound-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/connectivity-options-abound-internet-things#comments 4G Mobile Communications Embedded Ethernet WiFi Wireless Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:07:00 +0000 833591 at http://electronicdesign.com A Case Study: Localized, System-Level Protocol Checks and Coverage Closure http://electronicdesign.com/eda/case-study-localized-system-level-protocol-checks-and-coverage-closure <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Broadcom® recently developed a unified, scalable, verification methodology based on the Veloce® emulation platform. In order to test this new environment, they ran a test case, which proved that they can take assertions, compile them into Veloce, and verify that they fire accurately. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/eda/case-study-localized-system-level-protocol-checks-and-coverage-closure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/eda/case-study-localized-system-level-protocol-checks-and-coverage-closure#comments Communications Components White Paper EDA Power Test & Measurement Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:30:00 +0000 833471 at http://electronicdesign.com Advantages of Assertion-Based Emulation Using Veloce http://electronicdesign.com/eda/advantages-assertion-based-emulation-using-veloce <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This paper describes the assertion-based verification approach along with its benefits and uses. It further explains the advantages of emulation, especially for very large and complex SoCs, and how assertion synthesis improves the emulation of SoCs that include assertions and helps reduce the time to verification closure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/eda/advantages-assertion-based-emulation-using-veloce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/eda/advantages-assertion-based-emulation-using-veloce#comments Communications Components White Paper EDA Power Test & Measurement Mentor Graphics Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:24:00 +0000 833461 at http://electronicdesign.com Unifying Hardware-Assisted Verification and Validation Using UVM and Emulation http://electronicdesign.com/eda/unifying-hardware-assisted-verification-and-validation-using-uvm-and-emulation <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Successful approaches to improve verification productivity are to increase the speed of verification and begin validating software/hardware integration very early in the design process. Historically, verification and validation platforms have been developed as separate flows, preventing reuse of modules and methods between the two. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/eda/unifying-hardware-assisted-verification-and-validation-using-uvm-and-emulation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/eda/unifying-hardware-assisted-verification-and-validation-using-uvm-and-emulation#comments Communications Components White Paper EDA Power Test & Measurement Mentor Graphics Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:50:00 +0000 833451 at http://electronicdesign.com Envelope Tracking Excels in RF Power-Amplifier Efficiency http://electronicdesign.com/communications/envelope-tracking-excels-rf-power-amplifier-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">Envelope tracking (ET) is considered as the industry standard for the architecture of 4G RF front ends, and designers are now focusing on how to optimize their ET solutions to deliver the best RF performance, highest data rates, and longest battery life for handsets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/envelope-tracking-excels-rf-power-amplifier-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/envelope-tracking-excels-rf-power-amplifier-efficiency#comments Mobile Communications Engineering Essentials Power Power Sources Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:12:00 +0000 832961 at http://electronicdesign.com