As more and more IoT devices become commonplace, companies like Microchip, IBM, Verizon, Stratus, and Schneider Electric are hoping to propel edge computing into the future.
August 17, 2021 by Jake Hertz
The price of gallium nitride (GaN) transistors has dropped to less than $1.00 USD, becoming a cost-effective option for manufacturers. Could this lower cost finally push silicon from its throne?
August 16, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
Acquisitions function as a fuel source of the tech industry. Recently, a trend of RF-focused acquisitions has been taking place. What does this mean for EEs and the RF industry?
August 09, 2021 by Lianne Frith
In yet another move for cloud dominance, Marvell is merging with Innovium for its in-house Ethernet switch silicon.
August 06, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Recently, Diodes Inc. has pushed out new ReDriver technologies, which aim to improve signal integrity. What are these new releases and how do ReDrivers stack up to ReTimers?
August 02, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Breaking the 10 Gbps ‘barrier’ might be the point where mobile broadband starts to match the functionality of fiber services. Qualcomm’s modem-RF system recently achieved standalone 10 Gbps.
July 30, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Small cell technology is becoming increasingly important as 5G continues its rollout, but why is that and what role is Qualcomm taking?
July 08, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Bluetooth seems like a commonplace technology in 2021; however, this wasn't always the case. What did the slow adoption of this industry-standard technology look like?
July 03, 2021 by Lianne Frith
Qorvo, Microchip, MaxLinear, and Cree Wolfspeed have gone wide, electrically wide-band that is, with newly released GaN-based RF products for 5G and satellite communications.
June 28, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Mobile telephony is entering its fifth decade. Today, we look back at the previous generations of mobile telephony technology leading to 5G.
June 22, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Single-digit node process is nothing new, but existing technology hampers RF performance due to parasitics. Samsung Foundry and TSMC seek to bring single-digit node performance to RF chips.
June 17, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
One method of accelerating system design is with a system-on-module (SoM). The newest XRF16-Gen3 Xilinx-based SoM from AVNET has improvements worth evaluating.
May 24, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
This week All About Circuits had the chance to sit down with Qualcomm and talk about its newest chipset for IIoT and how it is moving 5G to industrial settings.
May 21, 2021 by Jake Hertz
With life cycles under five years, LEO satellite rollouts require trusted technology and rapid development windows where industry partnerships are key.
April 27, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
When it comes to vehicle safety, processing latency can be a matter of life and death. Honda and Verizon are now remixing edge computing technology for the road.
April 19, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
Using impulse radios as an example, we'll examine the advantages of ultra-wideband (UWB) technology compared to other short-range wireless communication technologies.
April 11, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
Despite the essential role the internet now plays across the globe, it’s still out of reach to a huge number of people worldwide, including in the U.S. What is Starlink doing to bridge this so-called “digital divide?"
April 10, 2021 by Luke James
Leakage current is yet another hurdle as Moore's law marches on. Manufacturing techniques, design methods, and research projects are taking on the challenge.
April 05, 2021 by Jake Hertz
After years of political and national security disputes, the two companies finally feel they’ll get the approval to connect North America and the Asia Pacific region.
March 31, 2021 by Jake Hertz
5G will undoubtedly make its mark in crowded urban centers. But how can RF technologies for this spectrum make a difference in rural and even space settings?
March 31, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
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