High interest in low-energy communications

Advances in the Internet of Things depend on emerging wireless technologies that use little energy and fit in cramped quarters. It looks as though the success of wearable…

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Single-Chip 15-W Wireless Power Receiver works with Qi v1.2

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrough designs, introduced the industry’s first[1] single-chip wireless power receiver (RX) that…

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System delivers views of operations

Exaquantum R3.01 delivers a six-fold increase in data acquisition performance and can handle five times as many data points (tags). This latest version delivers a quantum increase in the data acquisition speed and the number of tags that can be handled by a server, giving operators a more detailed understanding of plant processes. Including closing

Sensors eliminate information gaps

The SensoNODE Blue and SCOUT Mobile help eliminate massive information gaps by catching and reporting performance fluctuations that could damage assets over time. By monitoring assets and tracking data, users can employ predictive maintenance routines to address even the smallest issue before it snowballs into a serious problem. The wireless SensoNODE sensors are for portable

XBee wireless connectivity kit

The Digi XBee Wireless Connectivity Kit (XKB2-AT-WWC) provides a resource for developers to better understand how XBee RF modules can be used for wireless device connectivity and sensor networking solutions. With more than 10 million XBee modules deployed, the technology is proven to enable fast time-to-market, design flexibility, low development costs and excellent range for

MathWorks Introduces WLAN System Toolbox for MATLAB

MathWorks introduced WLAN System Toolbox, providing standard-compliant functions for the design, simulation, analysis, and testing of wireless LAN communications systems. WLAN System Toolbox expands capabilities of MATLAB for wireless development by providing configurable physical layer waveforms for IEEE 802.11ac and 802.11b/a/g/n standards. The system toolbox provides reference designs to enable exploration of baseband specifications, and

4×4 MIMO dual-frequency antennas for 802.11ac

L-com Global Connectivity, a manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced that it has developed the industry’s first 802.11ac 4×4 MIMO outdoor Omni directional, dual polarized /…

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What will the Industrial Internet of Things mean to manufacturers?

by LESLIE LANGNAU, Managing Editor How will the IIoT affect manufacturing operations and processes? Experts weigh in. The words—the Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0, or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are new. But the goal is not new—use data from machinery and equipment to improve overall manufacturing performance, efficiency, more uptime and lower

Data, data everywhere, but no insights in sight

by LESLIE LANGNAU, Managing Editor, @DW_3DPrinting Recently, I had to call my wireless Internet service provider because my internet service was super slow. The customer service rep asked me how many devices I have connected to the Internet. I answered four. Four! Apparently, that was at least one too many. I would need to upgrade

Industrial power for the Internet of Things

by SOL JACOBS, Tadiran Batteries Many devices on the Industrial IoT will need rugged primary and rechargeable lithium batteries to provide reliable, long-term power. No question there will be a lot of remote wireless devices on the IoT. Many of them will be powered either by primary lithium batteries or energy harvesting devices combined with

The IoT and connected highways

by MATT VAN DAM, Laird Telematics & M2M Business Unit Dedicated short-range communication techniques could usher in connected cars and safer driving. Cars are getting more “intelligent” technology…

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The circuit protection connection for wearables and the IoT

by JAMES COLBY, Littelfuse Circuit protection technologies and board layout strategies help promote safety, reliability and connectivity. There’s one down-side to wearable technology that is unlikely to show…

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Low-power wireless links let the IoT proliferate

by JASON TOLLEFSON, Microchip Technology Through beacon technology, smartphones will passively pick up information about activities nearby, extending the IoT to a whole new range of applications. Analysts…

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Bridge ensures wireless uptime

In industrial networking applications, such as communications between offshore oil platforms or train-to-ground communications, a reliable wireless bridge is essential to minimize system downtime and maximize availability. The AWK-3131A wireless AP/bridge/client delivers fast, reliable wireless performance in industrial settings by supporting IEEE 802.11n technology with a maximum net data rate of 300 Mbps, plus AeroLink

Security management system

The current approach to security management for IoT devices is to repurpose legacy security management systems. While this approach may work for some IoT gateways and large IoT devices, it does not scale to the smallest IoT devices, especially small battery-powered edge devices and sensor solutions. Floodgate Security Manager is designed to provide the management

LSR’s TiWiConnect platform for IoT product design projects

The TiWiConnect Internet of Things (IoT) Platform from LSR simplifies and accelerates the process of adding wireless/cloud connectivity and smartphone-controlled capabilities to IoT products. TiWiConnect is an end-to-end solution that provides all three of the critical components that companies need for their IoT design projects: 1) The embedded wireless module and related software, which together

Inhance Technology launches first cloud-based smartphone trade-in program

Carriers and wireless retailers have been seeking a way to overcome decreasing smartphone sales and get customers back into stores for upgrades. Inhance Technology is launching a 21st century solution to reinvent the problematic, low-tech trade-in market. The company today announced the first and only cloud-based smartphone trade-in solution, called “Inhance Trade.” It combines detailed

Cellular device kits for M2M designs from Symmetry Electronics

Symmetry Electronics has made starting a Cellular M2M Design very easy with custom Cellular IN-A-BOX kits based on Telit M2M modules. The various cellular technologies supported include: LTE,…

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Cellular device kits for M2M designs from Symmetry Electronics

Symmetry Electronics has made starting a Cellular M2M Design very easy with custom Cellular IN-A-BOX kits based on Telit M2M modules. The various cellular technologies supported include: LTE, 3G, HSPA+, GSM, CDMA, 1xRTT, EVDO, and GPS tracking capabilities. The Telit Cellular M2M development kits are designed to start the evaluation of a cellular module and

Groov now has event notification and lower-cost options

groov 3.0 adds event-based email notifications and a mobile operator interface system that connects machines, equipment and control systems with mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. Now, industrial automation end-users, system integrators, machine OEMs, or any authorized person can receive immediate email messages when a connected machine or system needs attention. groov is a zero-programming,

Wide-band instruments in the 5G Era

by David Hall, Principal Product Manager, RF and Wireless Communications, National Instruments, Corp. Just a decade ago, signal analyzers with 20 MHz of instantaneous bandwidth were considered state-of-the-art….

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Wide-band instruments in the 5G Era

by David Hall, Principal Product Manager, RF and Wireless Communications, National Instruments, Corp. Just a decade ago, signal analyzers with 20 MHz of instantaneous bandwidth were considered state-of-the-art….

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Basics of RF switches

by Tim Galla, Product Manager, Active RF/Microwave Components, Pasternack Enterprises RF and microwave switches route signals through transmission paths with a high degree of efficiency. Four fundamental electrical…

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Testing wireless devices for electromagnetic compatibility

by Nicholas Abbondante, Chief Engineer for EMC, Intertek Group Wireless devices must function in an increasingly hostile RF environment. Here are a few tips on setting up a…

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Testing wireless devices for electromagnetic compatibility

by Nicholas Abbondante, Chief Engineer for EMC, Intertek Group Wireless devices must function in an increasingly hostile RF environment. Here are a few tips on setting up a…

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