Communications http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25787/more en A Look Ahead at Wireless Charging http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/look-ahead-wireless-charging <div class="field-deck"> Tech Editor Don Tuite reports back with his takeaways from the Wireless Power Summit in Oakland, Calif. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One thing about wearable tech: In general, chargeable wearables present a challenge for coil orientation. Phones have big flat surfaces and users lay them on top of other flat surfaces, so the problem is reduced to two dimensions...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/look-ahead-wireless-charging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/look-ahead-wireless-charging#comments Communications Power WiFi Wireless Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:53:00 +0000 832021 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s HOT at Globecom 2014? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-hot-globecom-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body">Last week I attended the IEEE Globecom conference in Austin, Texas. This is the annual meeting of the IEEE’s Communications Society. I have been a member for decades. This is one of the best communications-related conferences, especially if you are an engineer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-hot-globecom-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-hot-globecom-2014#comments Blogs Communications Communiqué Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:01:00 +0000 831841 at http://electronicdesign.com LabVIEW Tuned For Software Defined Radio http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/labview-tuned-software-defined-radio <div class="node-body article-body">National Instrument’s LabVIEW gets a tune up to tackle software defined radio design tasks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/labview-tuned-software-defined-radio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/labview-tuned-software-defined-radio#comments Mobile Communications Dev Tools Test & Measurement National Instruments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:49:00 +0000 831671 at http://electronicdesign.com Alliance Eyes IoT with New Industrial-Based Ethernet Standards http://electronicdesign.com/communications/alliance-eyes-iot-new-industrial-based-ethernet-standards <div class="node-body article-body">Members of the AVnu Alliance will focus on Ethernet standards to deepen the Internet of Things’ (IoT) penetration into industrial markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/alliance-eyes-iot-new-industrial-based-ethernet-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/alliance-eyes-iot-new-industrial-based-ethernet-standards#comments Hot Topics Communications Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:10:00 +0000 831661 at http://electronicdesign.com 10 Things You Should Know About NFV http://electronicdesign.com/communications/10-things-you-should-know-about-nfv <div class="field-byline"> Alan Deikman, Chief Technology Officer, ZNYX Networks </div> <div class="field-deck"> Think twice, decide once when adopting network function virtualization (NFV). </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Think twice, decide once when adopting network function virtualization (NFV).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/10-things-you-should-know-about-nfv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/10-things-you-should-know-about-nfv#comments Communications Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:51:00 +0000 831551 at http://electronicdesign.com Achieving Carrier-Grade Reliability with NFV http://electronicdesign.com/communications/achieving-carrier-grade-reliability-nfv <div class="node-body article-body">Carrier-grade reliability, an essential feature of telecom networks, represents a service philosophy as well as a metric: It guarantees network uptime and availability 99.999% (six-nines) of the time, which translates to no more than 32 seconds of downtime per year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/achieving-carrier-grade-reliability-nfv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/achieving-carrier-grade-reliability-nfv#comments Communications Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:49:00 +0000 831541 at http://electronicdesign.com Virtualizing Everything On The Network http://electronicdesign.com/communications/virtualizing-everything-network <div class="field-deck"> Welcome to the virtualized network. Everything from packet processing to storage management has moved into virtual machines that can be deployed as necessary. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Welcome to the virtualized network. Everything from packet processing to storage management has moved into virtual machines that can be deployed as necessary. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/virtualizing-everything-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/virtualizing-everything-network#comments Communications Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:44:00 +0000 831531 at http://electronicdesign.com The Road to Intelligent Vehicles is Paved with Standards http://electronicdesign.com/communications/road-intelligent-vehicles-paved-standards <div class="node-body article-body">Global technical and safety standards are increasingly becoming the underpinnings of social well-being in almost every aspect of life, including the automotive realm ranging from connected vehicles to transportation electrification.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/road-intelligent-vehicles-paved-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/road-intelligent-vehicles-paved-standards#comments Automotive Contributing Technical Experts Communications Fri, 05 Dec 2014 19:49:00 +0000 825421 at http://electronicdesign.com Ethernet Everywhere: Accelerating Data-Center Migration to the Cloud http://electronicdesign.com/communications/ethernet-everywhere-accelerating-data-center-migration-cloud <div class="field-deck"> By simplifying storage networking and reducing total cost of ownership, the object-oriented, Ethernet-based architecture should streamline the data-center network and accelerate the shift of applications to the cloud. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By simplifying storage networking and reducing total cost of ownership, the object-oriented, Ethernet-based architecture should streamline the data-center network and accelerate the shift of applications to the cloud.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/ethernet-everywhere-accelerating-data-center-migration-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/ethernet-everywhere-accelerating-data-center-migration-cloud#comments Communications Engineering Essentials Ethernet Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:49:00 +0000 824151 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s the Difference Between PLC and RF for Smart-Meter Backhaul? http://electronicdesign.com/power/what-s-difference-between-plc-and-rf-smart-meter-backhaul <div class="field-byline"> Li Zhou Dai, gridComm </div> <div class="field-deck"> Despite their disparities, both technologies can be used in a complementary fashion to solve obstruction, interference, and attenuation issues. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite their disparities, PLC and RF technologies can be used in a complementary fashion to solve obstruction, interference, and attenuation issues for smart-meter backhaul.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/what-s-difference-between-plc-and-rf-smart-meter-backhaul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/what-s-difference-between-plc-and-rf-smart-meter-backhaul#comments Communications What’s The Difference Between… Power Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:39:00 +0000 822581 at http://electronicdesign.com