• EDA Graffiti

    EDA Graffiti

    Network planning and testing for LTE-Advanced
    Published. November 14, 2012

    A look at the status of LTE-Advanced, and what network designers need to know, plan for, and test in order to be successful....

  • Electronics Design Articles

    Electronics Design Articles

    Wireless Technologies Ramp Up To Manage The Data Deluge
    Published. November 13, 2012

    By Lou FrenzelFreescale’s QorIQ processors scale to meet the wide range of hetnet basestations needed for 4G while Linear’s Dust Networks’ Smartmesh wireless modules make wireless sensor networks a snap....

  • Always On Real

    Always On Real

    At LTE Americas next week
    Published. November 6, 2012

    I will be participating in a number of sessions at LTE Americas in Dallas next week including the opening talk at Signaling Day on 13th. Here are the full details. Hope to see some of you there. LTE Americas Sessions 13th 09.45 Signaling Market Overiew and Key Trends in the Signaling Space • Signaling traffic growth – some perspectives • [...]...

  • FPGA Blog

    FPGA Blog

    Xilinx Debuts Defense-Grade FPGAs, Zynq-7000 SoCs with 4G Secure Architecture
    Published. November 1, 2012

    Xilinx introduced their fourth generation secure architecture with Information Assurance and Anti-Tamper IP core support for defense-grade 7 series FPGA devices and Zynq-7000 All Programmable system-on-chips. In addition to the secure capabilities, the defense-grade 7 series FPGAs and Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoCs offer mask set control, ruggedized packaging with fully-leaded (Pb) content for harsh environmental [...]...

  • TI E2E Community

    TI E2E Community

    Blog Post: Small Cells, Big Impact
    Published. October 31, 2012

    This month’s featured multicore application, small cells, is a formidable occasion to look back at release 11, the current release of the LTE Advanced cellular communications standard, and to look forward to what the next release will bring in enhancements and novelties. All of the major building blocks of LTE Advanced have been discussed in this blog before. We talked about how carrier aggregation (CA) and coordinated multi-points (CoMP) have changed the notion of a cell and how enhanced control...

  • NextGenLog


    #WIRELESS: "Telit's M2M Adopts LTE at 100Mbps"
    Published. October 29, 2012

    The machine-to-machine (M2M) communications market got a boost to 100-Mbits per second by virtue of Telit's new LTE-based cellular modem technology: R. Colin Johnson Here is what Telit says about its new 100Mbps M2M modem: Telit Wireless Solutions, a leading global vendor of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) modules and value-added services, today announced the introduction of the LE920 LTE module for European and North American OEM automotive and aftermarket segments. The new 920 form factor...

  • Chris A. Ciufo on All Things Embedded

    Chris A. Ciufo on All Things Embedded

    “MicroFlix”…Funny name; how crazy would it be if Netflix joined the Microsoft Family?
    Published. October 29, 2012

    If Microsoft were to buy Netflix - and it's a big "if", since it's only a rumor - MSFT could join Apple, Amazon and Google in having a huge influence on the embedded industry. Continue reading →...

  • The Java Posse

    The Java Posse

    Java Posse #397 - Newscast for Oct 26th 2012
    Published. October 27, 2012

    Newscast for Oct 26th 2012 Fully formatted shownotes can always be found at http://javaposse.comImpressions of JavaOne? Future of Java - lots of Lambda Stuff 2 years after acquiring Sun Microsystems (and Java along with it), Dr. Dobbs has a report card for how they are doing ScalaWags Scala 2.10 RC...

  • Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Laptops and Desktops Blog

    AT&T to sell Asus VivoTab RT, Samsung ATIV Smart PC Windows 8 tablets for its 4G LTE network
    Published. October 5, 2012

    In addition to jumping on the Windows Phone 8 bandwagon, the mobile carrier is trying its hand at hawking Windows 8 slates....

  • Jack Erickson's Blog

    Jack Erickson's Blog

    iPhone5 Differentiation is Chip Design
    Published. September 19, 2012

    In case you may have missed it, Apple recently launched a new iPhone. As per the iPhone launch tradition, it brings with it a lot of excitement over the latest capabilities. Of course we don't know everything until it is actually available, but this latest incarnation has broken all kinds of records for pre-sales, so it must be groundbreaking. Right?There are a lot of comparisons out there between the iPhone 5 and the 4S, but in reading through all of them it seems on the surface like the 5 is...

  • Absolute Power

    Absolute Power

    4G LTE vs. 3G Power Mystery Explained
    Published. August 9, 2012

      Last month we saw some interesting data in our investigation of energy efficiency of 4G LTE transmission versus 3G transmission on the new iPad. The data above suggests that in 4G LTE mode, the new iPad used roughly the same amount of energy (3.8Wh) for viewing our test movie (Star Trek, 2:06:46, 138MB) locally [...]...

  • Frank Schirrmeister Blog

    Frank Schirrmeister Blog

    DAC 2012: Connecting Emulation to the Real World of Wireless Interfaces
    Published. June 5, 2012

    This is certainly the most connected DAC I have been to so far. Tweets and connections everywhere, blogging is happening left and right. A lot of the attendees hold their wireless devices in their hands. It is rewarding that we are part of enabling all that. Living proof of that came today from our System Development Suite partner Rohde & Schwartz. Andreas Roessler, Technology Manager  for R&S America, presented at the EDA360 Theatre on "LTE Advanced - Taking LTE to True 4G".Andreas...

  • EDA Blog

    EDA Blog

    AWR Design Forum 2012 to Take Place in Japan, Korea and Taiwan
    Published. June 27, 2012

    AWR Design Forums (ADF) 2012 will take place in Japan (Friday, July 6th), Korea (Tuesday, July 10th), and Taiwan (Thursday, July 12th). The event is ideal for designers of microwave and RF circuits and systems such as monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC), RF printed circuit board (RF PCB) and LTE communication systems. Attendees will learn [...]...

  • EEBeat


    IMS2012 starts today…don’t miss the plenary talks
    Published. June 17, 2012

    By Christina Nickolas The International Microwave Symposium (IMS) starts today. The IMS committee did a great job on putting together this year some interesting panel sessions.  Below is a brief description. Try not to miss. The opening ceremony presentation with topic  “3G/4G Chipsets and the Mobile Data Explosion” will be given by Steve Mollenkopf, president [...]...

  • Ed Burnette's Dev Connection

    Ed Burnette's Dev Connection

    Live summary of Apple's San Francisco event
    Published. June 14, 2012

    Today Apple announced a new iPad with a retina display, 4G LTE, better camera, and a faster A5X CPU, plus a new Apple TV with 1080p output....

  • Glen Burchers << The Embedded Beat

    Glen Burchers << The Embedded Beat

    Who do you trust to help you spend your gadget dollars?
    Published. January 10, 2012

    By Glen Burchers – iPad2 or Kindle Fire? Macbook Air or Asus Zenbook? HTC Amaze 4G or Samsung Galaxy Nexus 4G? When you’re laying down your hard-earned cash to buy gear that will perform and impress, which industry pundits do you trust to help you make the right choice? Freescale is again holding our annual [...]...

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