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January 6, 2017 12:05 pm
Meik Kottkamp, Principal Technology Manager, Test & Measurement Division, Rohde & Schwarz
Projects of the future such as the Internet of Things, enhanced mobile broadband and self‑driving cars require extreme mobile network performance. 5G, the next generation of mobile...
January 6, 2017 10:53 am
ECN Staff
What lies ahead will likely continue to transform our lives in unimaginable ways. While some predictions may take a bit longer to materialize than 2017, they provide a solid sense of emerging...
January 6, 2017 11:04 am
Joakim Lindh, applications manager, Texas Instruments
Obeying Moore’s law, we have observed rapid advancements in embedded devices throughout the last decade. This has been feeding the Internet of Things (IoT) hype and we will soon reach a...
January 6, 2017 11:11 am
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
The Internet of Things (IoT) is on the agenda this month. Since the good folks at ECN didn’t actually tell me which “IoT” they were talking about, I feel free to pick my own definition. Let’s head...
January 6, 2017 11:28 am
ECN Staff
Industry experts answer the question: With the market for Internet of Things products poised to reach nearly 21 billion connected devices by 2020, how do we ensure our wireless communication...
March 17, 2016 11:23 am
Paul Pickering
Long thought of as a sleepy backwater where designs remain unchanged for years or even decades, electronic enclosures might be the epitome of a mature market. TechNavio’s analysts forecast the global market to grow at a CAGR...
March 16, 2016 10:19 am
Kasey Panetta
Today’s electronics designers working in application areas such as industrial automation, solar inverters, power supplies, and telecommunication systems face a common set of goals...
February 19, 2016 1:25 pm
Paul Pickering
Trying to get your arms around the Internet of Things (IoT) calls to mind the old proverb on the best way to eat an elephant—one bite at a time.
January 15, 2016 4:17 pm
Jamie Wisniewski
The biggest challenge by far has been the age old trade-off between (power amplifier) efficiency and linearity.  To date, despite all of the advances made in area of linearization, we are simply in a situation where we cannot end up with the efficiency of a compressed amplifier when amplifying modulated waveforms with appreciable peak to average ratios at frequencies and bandwidths typically employed for satellite communications...
January 13, 2016 9:27 am
Jamie Wisniewski
Love them or hate them, it looks like drones are here to stay. Drones are like this generation’s personal computers. When Apple launched the Macintosh and IBM the PS/2 in the 1980s, the machines went from being hobbyists’ toys to business essentials. And that’s exactly what’s happening with consumer unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)...
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