Options for the design of secure wireless access control systems using the sub-GHz ISM bands, such as Z-wave, are looked at to keep costs low.
Options to overcome interference in high reliability industrial control systems using different frequencies and protocols in transceiver devices and modules.
Reviewing the use of RF to heat (as with inductive stove tops), weld, and seal metallic objects with electromagnetic induction along with the parts used.
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.
Adopting of Bluetooth Smart Ready in portable devices has led to BLE as a popular choice for wearable products which need controllers such as Cypress’s PSoC®4.
A look at modern high-speed wireless links and the security measures they can carry with them to try and assure that data and property are secure and guarded.
Understanding the power requirements of BLE communications and review of the available dedicated ICs and complete drop-in module solutions.
Designers can protect IoT systems from tampering in many ways including design techniques and implementing physically unclonable functions (PUF).
The use of devices including energy transducers, power management ICs, and sensors to ensure safety of public infrastructure.
How silicon vendors help wearables designers extend battery life by offering power-frugal displays, MCUs, silicon radios, and power-management chips designed.
RF health treatment technologies promote healing and wellness. Components from Crystek and ADI can be used to design test systems and finished products.
Clock oscillator selection considerations, addressing the challenge of jitter, and product offerings from manufacturer’s including Silicon Labs and Peregrine.
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.
Wireless charging technologies and components from TDK and Vishay help create quicker and easier wireless charging solutions.
Energy harvesting-based wireless sensor network and ultra-low power portable product security options open to developers.
Directional couplers sample a very small portion of the RF power going to an antenna to help a device optimally manage the gain of its PA stage.
Consider the pros and cons of various wireless lighting standards in IoT applications and seek practical network set up design tips.
The key security issues of RF systems, the added design and development complexity and the security implications of different IoT implementations are discussed.
Learn how to select the correct MCU based on key necessary features for implementation and the use of a power-estimation tool.