The most power-hungry component in RF transmitters, the RF power amplifier, is getting some serious attention from design engineers.
July 01, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Fever is one of the first symptoms of infection. Now, a new wearable combines core body temperature sensors with Bluetooth connectivity for real-time health monitoring.
May 21, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
A smart guitar. A vibrating wearable metronome. An LED wristband that reacts to your concert experience. It's all part of a growing movement known as the Internet of Musical Things.
April 24, 2020 by Teja Sai Marellapudi
Who will be the masterminds behind the 5G "magic?" And how will RF front-end SiP come into play?
April 16, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
u-blox recently acquired Thingstream, a "communication‑as‑a-service provider." What does this service entail? And how might it affect future designs bound for IoT devices?
April 02, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Feeding babies isn't as easy as you might think. NFANT Labs and Silicon Labs have teamed up on a smart baby bottle outfitted with sensors that provide biofeedback in real-time.
April 02, 2020 by Cabe Atwell
Openness and intelligence are the names of the game at the O-RAN Alliance.
March 25, 2020 by Matthew Innes
Arm processors are dominated by proprietary design. But a new adaptable 3.5-inch carrier board highlights the virtues of commercial-off-the-shelf systems.
March 19, 2020 by Sophia Valente
Complex IoT environments can slow down the prototyping process. Microchip wants to pick up the pace with cloud-agnostic solutions.
March 11, 2020 by Hannah DeTavis
The JODY-W3 series of multi-radio modules features 2 x 2 MIMO and dual-mode Bluetooth 5.1.
February 24, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
STMicroelectronics (ST) has joined the Board of Directors of the Zigbee Alliance, a major step forward towards plans to guide the adoption and evolution of the IoT-friendly wireless standard.
February 05, 2020 by Luke James
The Type 1SJ is designed for ISM bands ranging from 868 MHz to 916 MHz, including those employed in the US, Europe, and Asia.
February 04, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
u-blox claims that its NEO-D9S enhances GNSS data from satellite constellations to offer pin-point position readings.
January 23, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
The 3-channel device is built to simplify the design of non-contact motion detection products.
January 22, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
The module is housed in a 7.5mm × 9.5mm × 1.5mm package and supports Thread and Zigbee.
December 19, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
The Digi ConnectCore 8M Nano SOM platform is designed to reduce time to market for sophisticated IoT designs.
December 06, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
The JODY-W2 series features dual-band Wi-Fi 2.4GHz and 5GHz 802.11a/b/g/n/ac and dual-mode Bluetooth 5.
December 02, 2019 by Cabe Atwell
Dialog Semiconductor today announced a new BLE SoC—one it claims is the smallest and least power-hungry on the market.
November 04, 2019 by Robin Mitchell
Are modules a convenient timesaver? Or a harbinger of changes to how modern engineers design?
November 02, 2019 by Kate Smith
STMicroelectronics has announced a new power-management IC that provides high efficiency, low quiescent current, and variable output voltage in a (very) small package.
February 11, 2019 by Robert Keim
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