Optimizing Device Lifecycle Management Of Remote, IoT Connected, LPWA Devices

Stéphane Dejean, KERLINK Comments Off on Optimizing Device Lifecycle Management Of Remote, IoT Connected, LPWA Devices

Introduction Low-Power Wide Area (LPWA) Internet of Things technologies allow service providers and enterprises to offer long-range connectivity for battery-powered objects that consume little energy. Some popular use cases for... Read More

Solid State Switching for Next Generation Wireless Test Applications

Chi Man Shum, Mini-Circuits Comments Off on Solid State Switching for Next Generation Wireless Test Applications

Introduction Rapid growth in the number of connected devices for next generation wireless applications is driving demand for faster, more innovative, and more cost-effective test solutions.  The need for reduction... Read More

Laser-pointing system could help tiny satellites transmit data to Earth

Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office Comments Off on Laser-pointing system could help tiny satellites transmit data to Earth

Platform offers the precision that shoebox-sized CubeSats need to beam down hefty data packets. A new laser-pointing platform developed at MIT may help launch miniature satellites into the high-rate data... Read More

How innovation can shape the payment card market of the future

SEBASTIEN CLAMAGIRAND, NXP BLOG Comments Off on How innovation can shape the payment card market of the future

Where is the payment card industry heading? With more than three billion shipments per annum the payment card market continues to grow globally. Aside to this growth, it is also... Read More

A smart shoe for athletes and diabetics

Ann Monté, researcher at CMST and Fien Burg, research manager at RSscan Comments Off on A smart shoe for athletes and diabetics

CMST, an imec lab at Ghent University, and Holst Centre, founded by imec and TNO, are working on an intelligent shoe sole with the Belgian company, RSscan. This sole contains... Read More

Engineering’s long-term need for outsider talent

Leonie Clayson, DesignSpark Community Manager Comments Off on Engineering’s long-term need for outsider talent

Three hundred years ago, the British government had a major problem. The country had survived near bankruptcy under the Tudors but had found fortune on the high seas as it... Read More

Flattening Negative Gain Slope with MMIC Fixed Equalizers

Rohan Shrotriya, Applications Engineer, Mini-Circuits Comments Off on Flattening Negative Gain Slope with MMIC Fixed Equalizers

1.0 Introduction Equalizers are devices used to compensate for the negative gain slope of amplifiers. Unlike a standard attenuator with a flat frequency response, an equalizer is a unique kind... Read More