Wireless Market InsightSource: RFMD
Networks are expanding and converging exponentially — connecting cities, governments, individuals, and countries — and wireless technology is powering those connections. RFMD explores these network developments and the technologies associated with this communication explosion in this quarterly column series.
The Autonomous Future
The idea of a future filled with autonomous devices actually isn’t that far away. For years now, automotive manufacturers and distribution centers have been using robots to build vehicles and move products. For the most part, these robots are programmed and work autonomously, but in the future, they will think on their own, making decisions based on data input from their environment. Read the article.
The Future Of Home Automation And The Smart Home
The proliferation of smart homes that include smart appliances and smart TVs demonstrate the evolution of automation moving from the industrial environment to the home environment. Since the onset of the smartphone and tablet production, consumers have enjoyed the convenience of doing tasks remotely or wirelessly. Home automation offers the same convenience and a plethora of benefits. Lowering the temperature of your home while on the road can lower energy bills, monitoring your home via a security system can offer instantaneous safety and security, and being able to turn off your sprinkler system remotely during a rain storm can conserve water and lower your water bill. These and other home automation applications provide convenience, cost savings, time savings, and an overall reduction of waste. Read the article.
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