Communications

Infineon Deploys Secure ID Card with Integrated Mastercard Payment at HQ

- www.eetimes.eu

Infineon Technologies said it is replacing all 6,000 employee ID cards used by employees at its Munich headquarters with a new access card that integrates…

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IoT Gets Real for Enterprises, says GSMA Intelligence

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In a survey of almost 2,900 enterprises, GSMA Intelligence finds that, compared to 2019, 20-percent fewer companies are planning to deploy IoT within a year. Covid-19 has been a game-changer for almost every industry. While some technologies, especially online collaboration and communication, are experiencing significant growth, many industries are suffering and have had to postpone […]

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From In-cabin AI to Apple C1 Processor

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Let’s just name upcoming Apple’s automotive-grade applications processor, “C1.” Let me suggest a C1 design template, a tier one for Apple’s iCar’s digital cockpit, and clues CES2021 has left us with···

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Consumer AV in 2025: When It’s Time to Take a Leap of Faith

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The idea of a “consumer AV” in 2025 requires a leap of faith for most industry watchers…

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Smart EV ADAS Gets Precision Position with u-blox GNSS

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Positioning chip developer u-blox has announced that its F9 global navigation satellite system (GNSS) technology platform is deployed in the advanced driver assistance system (ADAS)…

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Cloud Capex is Stratospheric

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Hyper-scalers’ investments in new data centers are through the roof.

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Cellular module eases IoT development

- www.edn.com

Avnet’s AVT9152 packs LTE-M/NB-IoT, GPS, and BLE wireless connectivity in a tiny module for use in a wide range of IoT applications.

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How to Provision IoT Applications at Scale

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There are clear risks when provisioning an IoT deployment. Here are some techniques that will help you avoid or mitigate those risks.

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Module standard tackles industrial IoT needs

- www.edn.com

A new standard defines a small form-factor, microcontroller-agnostic module that can simplify the creation of smart sensors for the IIoT.

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DRAM & NAND Dominate 2020 IC Market

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The IC market has demonstrated “remarkable resilience” in the face of a pandemic-driven global economic downturn, reports IC Insights, with 21 of 33 IC product categories experiencing positive growth. Coming as no surprise, each of the top-five IC product categories in terms of sales all have ties to computing or communication applications. With estimated sales…

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embedded Forum at electronica 2020: highlights

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Over a four-day period during electronica 2020, the embedded Forum delivered keynote talks and technical presentations covering several aspects of the embedded systems design and…

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5G roll-out: a marathon not a sprint

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Although the transformative nature of 5G makes it a potentially disruptive technology, it is clear from the early stages of its roll-out that the migration…

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Maxim Integrated’s IO-Link Communications Technology Reduces Factory Downtime

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Modern smart factories need to quickly and remotely adjust a sensor’s electrical characteristics to minimize downtime and maximize throughput. The MAXREFDES177# IO-Link reference design from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. demonstrates the flexibility of the MAX22515 IO-Link transceiver, seamlessly configuring all modes of the MAX22000 software-configurable analog IO. This chipset provides flexibility with faster reconfiguration to reduce factory downtime.
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Global EMS Market Reaches $555 Billion in 2019

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In 2019, the worldwide contract manufacturing (CM) services market increased nominally — by 2.5 percent in total revenue — resulting in combined EMS and ODM revenue of over $555 billion, an expansion of $13 billion from the previous year, according to New Venture Research. The Worldwide Electronics Manufacturing Services Market – 2020 Edition reports revenue…

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5G Evolution – On the path to 6G

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5G deployments have only recently started, and releases beyond R15 will continue to tap into the tremendous potential of 5G. However, as a new generation…

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Qorvo kit integrates Wi-Fi 6 and IoT for the connected home

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Qorvo’s Wi-Fi 6 solution platform supports all tri-band Wi-Fi and major IoT protocols, speeding up time to market by delivering a wide range of connectivity in one box.

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Power-efficient Bluetooth 5.1 SoC for IoT

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Dialog Semiconductor claims the smallest and most energy-efficient Bluetooth 5.1 SoC, reducing size and cost of IoT devices and extending wireless connectivity to applications in the connected medical field.

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A Review of the Mini SX1278 LoRa Transceiver Module

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While designing an internet of things (IoT) project that also required a long radio-frequency link, […]

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Molex Announces Easy-On FFC/FPC Connectors

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Molex announces two FFC/FPC connectors designed to serve the growing information market needs of automakers and television display manufacturers, as well as designers requiring small-pitch, high-reliability connectors. The Easy-On FFC/FPC connectors are offered in 0.5mm pitch and 1.0mm pitch forms to provide a reliable connection while reducing space, weight and cost in this competitive market.
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