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Where Is Wi-Fi Heading?
 
By Cees Links, Qorvo

What matters the most to the future of Wi-Fi technologies? Major concerns include high data rate, high capacity, and a good range of coverage. This white paper covers these areas of interest, the problems involved in implementing Wi-Fi growth requirements, and possible solutions.

Spotlight On Internet Of Things
Use Case Possibilities With Bluetooth Low Energy In IoT Applications
By Mats Andersson, u-blox

Within IoT systems, Bluetooth low energy technology can be connected to the internet to be used as “repeaters” to extend a system’s range. This white paper describes how Bluetooth low energy technology works and how it can be used to connect devices to internet-based services and applications.

Emerging Communication Technologies Enabling The Internet Of Things
By AK Emarievbe, Joerg Koepp, and Tony Opferman, Rohde & Schwarz

Some connected things requiring global coverage and/or mobility will use cellular technologies, but most IoT devices will use noncellular technologies, sharing frequencies in unlicensed bands to communicate with each other and with IoT applications. 

Engineering The Internet Of Things: Wearables And Medical Devices
By ANSYS, Inc.

Successful medical device and pharmaceutical companies are using engineering simulation to develop systems that ensure high reliability, provide data privacy, and achieve regulatory compliance quickly.

Utilizing Performance Optimized Quartz Crystals For IoT, Wearable, And Low Power Applications
By Syed S. Raza, Abracon Corp.

A driving force in IoT industry growth is related to the reduction in total consumed power, while improving overall performance. This article explains performance optimized quartz crystals enable the use of Pierce oscillators with lower transconductance of the amplifier block.

Instrumentation And The Internet Of Things: Seven Essentials For Rugged Connectors In Instrumentation Applications
By Earl Kneessi, Fischer Connectors, Inc.

The use of measuring devices to monitor and control processes is critical for the smooth operation of large systems and is an integral part to the future of the IoT. This white paper presents seven considerations to keep in mind for engineering rugged connector solutions for the IoT.

Strengthening Security In Embedded IoT Solutions
By Digi International

On the front line of the most frequently attacked IoT solutions are resource-limited embedded devices. These devices, unlike their PC or Internet counterparts, need to have their own unique security methods to defend their ever growing platforms. 

Resources
How To Perform A Radiated Emissions Measurement
By A.H. Systems

This article presents a step-by-step process of measuring the ambient field strength values for a radiated emissions measurement.

Modular IoT Framework Reference Design Solutions: SLN-IOT-GPI Brochure

The SLN-IOT-GPI is a comprehensive development platform designed for building secure IoT systems. The platform's capabilities include speeding time-to-market, reducing risks associated with wireless connectivity, and saving development costs in commercial installations of large node networks (LNNs). 

WiFi Performance In A House with Two Routers

Wireless InSite’s Communication System Analyzer provides capabilities for assessing the performance of LTE, WiMAX, 802.11n, and 802.11ac systems. The following example investigates WiFi throughput coverage in a house provided by 802.11ac routers operating at 5 GHz using an 80 MHz bandwidth.

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Internet Of Things Solutions
 

Altair offers their scalable design platform for shortening design efforts along product and services digitalization while minimizing overall costs. Altair IoT solutions help accelerate growth in developing new services, improve productivity, increase flexibility, and optimize overall global efficiency.

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AR Modular RF Catalog
 

AR Modular RF products have a variety of uses in a number of diverse applications including military, government and civil communication systems, manufacturing processes and testing, as well as in high-tech medical equipment, remote data collections, and weather monitoring systems.

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“U” Series Amplifiers With Widest Bandwidth In The Industry
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Variable Attenuators for Broad Market Wireless Applications
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Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
 
Next-Generation Embedded Modules: AirPrime WP Series
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33 – 47 GHz High Power Amplifier: ERZ-HPA-3300-4700-29
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GaN Technology For Wireless Base Stations
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Programmable Electronic DC Loads For Power Analysis
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Ultra-Low Power MCU With 802.15.4 Radio For Wirelessly Connected Designs: SAM R30
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Phased Locked Oscillators With Output Frequencies Between 50 MHz – 6000 MHz
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Pasternack Enterprises, Inc.
 
18 GHz High-Power SPDT Switch
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