At the 2013 SPS IPC Drives show, Texas Instruments was showcasing its industrial communications solutions with this PROFINET demonstration, which connects a Siemens PLC to three PROFINET I/O devices, which include two industrial communications engine (ICE) boards based on TI's Sitara AM3359 processor....More
With the ability to relay up to four 20 MHz cellular RF bands, the processor enables automatic configuration for any combination of WCDMA, HSPA+ and LTE carriers. Dedicated RISC processors, delivering the equivalent performance of 250 Giga MAC operations per second, enable ultra-fast gain adjustment...More
The intent behind the Qualcomm Internet Processor (IPQ) family, says Qualcomm Atheros, is to transform networking devices, such as home gateways, routers, and media servers, into “Smarthome” platforms....More
2013 saw its share of innovations, both evolutionary and revolutionary. So which ones will have the greatest impact on technology in 2014 and beyond? After a hard look back at the past 12 months, our editors have chosen their picks for the Best Electronic Design of 2013 in their respective beats.
According to Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions, its SMS-652 Rugged Switchbox line-replaceable unit (LRU) and VPX3-652 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Switch line-replaceable-module (LRM) solutions significantly lower the cost of adding network connectivity into new and legacy defense platforms....More
Video and voice over Internet protocol (V.VoIP) as a standalone function has become pervasive in business, residential, and small-office/home-office markets. It also is becoming one of the most widely adopted features on mobile platforms, particularly for business travelers....More
MeshConnect EM357 high temperature mini modules and MeshConnect EM357 USB sticks, both powered by the EmberZNet PRO ZigBee stack from Silicon Labs, provide additional ways to link into and control ZigBee network environments within the connected home, lighting, building automation and industrial markets....More