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...
The trend of declining wireless IC prices means that test costs must also decline to ensure that products remain economically viable, creating more of a challenge for engineers testing both RFICs and mobile devices...More
Companies that stay on the leading edge of the latest 5G research and those who integrate the right mix of available technologies into their networks will lead the way in the roller-coaster 5G race....More
In the never-ending task of finding a better way to implement /dev/null, Electronic Design looks at the latest in WORN (write once read never) memory from Virtual Memory Inc. (VMI). VMI’s WORN wireless memory works with any system regardless of operating system.......More
A number of years ago I did some work on a PABX. The device was electromechanical and far from state of the art, but the owner had been talked into spending a bunch of money expanding it and couldn’t justify scrapping it....More
In our generation of microcontroller-enhanced everything, it has been frustrating at best to see how often the capability of smart hardware has been foiled by the design of poorly purposed software....More
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