New hardware, software, and standards like NB-IoT are playing a key role in overcoming future challenges of wireless modules.
Explore a variety of chips and modules from CSR, ARM, and Freescale that can be used to implement connectivity in smart lighting projects and designs.
Taiyo Yuden's advanced, high value MLCC products provide performance and price benefits over traditional polymer capacitors.
Review of antenna types including wire, whip, and PC board and the key atrributes and considerations for choosing an antenna for IoT or mobile applications.
Surface acoustic wave (SAW) filters offer an optimal combination of performance, cost, and size and are used in a variety of wireless applications.
The use of miniaturization technologies in GPS modules to accommodate the demands of smaller, lighter devices and still offer long battery life.
One antenna serves the needs of multiple front-ends/power amplifiers by separating an incoming signal via bandpass filters into two or more constituent bands.
Miniaturization of key components and systems will allow next-generation wireless designers to provide smaller, more efficient radios and radio subsystems.
Discuss Bluetooth Smart and how it reduces module design efforts and time-to-market, various common application, and how it's effecting the IoT.
thium Ion Capacitors overcome pitfalls of EDLCs, providing superior self-discharge characteristics, high-energy density, reliability, longevity and safety.
By eliminating the organic binder and boosting permeability and insulation capabilities, new power inductor materials allow for higher current choke coils.
Reviewing low-leakage electrolytic capacitors to high-performance supercapacitors that address the primary concern of leakage in energy harvesting applications.
Implementing wearable systems electronics able to extend the life of batteries in designs or even entirely eliminate the need for replaceable batteries.
Examining the role of supercapacitors in Internet of Things (IoT) designs and how their chemistry allows them to provide support for burst activity.
GPS solutions that use less power, smaller in size, and are more highly accurate and dependable from suppliers including Taoglas, Parallax, Skyworks, and more.
Wireless solutions from Atmel, Cypress, TI, Murata & more for lighting control and automation with special consideration given to cost.
Engineering solar-powered energy-harvesting applications & the components used including ICs & modules from Cymbet, Linear Tech & many more component suppliers.
A look at energy-storage elements, the rechargeable battery & ultracapacitors, & the application specifics, priorities & constraints for each.
2.4 GHz is a sweet spot for modern-day RF design can be demonstrated by mentioning a few well-known names: Bluetooth, ZigBee, Wi-Fi and WLAN.
The wide range of RF protocol choices available to embedded developers makes the already complex choice of antennas that much more difficult.