Automotive http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6821/more en Researchers Use Software-Defined Radio for Testing Millimeter-Wave Antennas http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/researchers-use-software-defined-radio-testing-millimeter-wave-antennas <div class="node-body article-body">NYU WIRELESS recently announced plans to build a programmable testbed for prototyping mm-Wave antennas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/researchers-use-software-defined-radio-testing-millimeter-wave-antennas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/researchers-use-software-defined-radio-testing-millimeter-wave-antennas#comments News Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Defense Industrial Mobile Semiconductors Software Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:10:00 +0000 40981 at http://mwrf.com <p>A new testbed for testing millimeter wave antennas will&nbsp;combine high-gain phased array antennas with a software-defined radio, in which computer programs replace&nbsp;hardware components like filters and amplifiers. (Image courtesy of National Instruments).</p> Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (2/1-2/7) http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-21-27 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for power dividers or frequency mixers, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-21-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-21-27#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Components Defense Image Galleries Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:40:00 +0000 40971 at http://mwrf.com Qualcomm and TDK Form New Company Around RF Filters and Front-Ends http://mwrf.com/systems/qualcomm-and-tdk-form-new-company-around-rf-filters-and-front-ends <div class="node-body article-body">Qualcomm is forming a new company with Japan's TDK Corp. to develop RF filters, front-end modules, and other wireless components.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/qualcomm-and-tdk-form-new-company-around-rf-filters-and-front-ends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/qualcomm-and-tdk-form-new-company-around-rf-filters-and-front-ends#comments News Analog semiconductors Automotive Industrial Mobile Robotics Semiconductors Systems Fri, 22 Jan 2016 21:38:00 +0000 40331 at http://mwrf.com <p>Qualcomm&#39;s booth at the 2016 CES show.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of&nbsp;Maurizio Pesce&nbsp;and edited from the original by Microwaves and RF).&nbsp;</p> RFID Gaining Hype Again, Though More Mature Than Years Past http://mwrf.com/systems/rfid-gaining-hype-again-though-more-mature-years-past <div class="node-body article-body">Although early predictions about RFID technology were somewhat overeager, it has been revived by the growing momentum behind the Internet of Things (IoT), a recent study finds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/rfid-gaining-hype-again-though-more-mature-years-past" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/rfid-gaining-hype-again-though-more-mature-years-past#comments News Automotive Commercial Industrial Mobile Passive components Semiconductors Systems Wed, 06 Jan 2016 20:55:00 +0000 39561 at http://mwrf.com <p>Recent research suggests&nbsp;that around&nbsp;10.4 billion RFID tags will be sold in 2016, spurring a market that is expected to reach nearly $13.2 billion in 2020. (Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (1/4-1/9) http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-14-19 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for attenuators or power modules, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-14-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-14-19#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Components Defense Image Galleries Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Mon, 04 Jan 2016 15:15:00 +0000 38971 at http://mwrf.com Formula One Race Car Sends Telemetry Data Over 802.11ac Wi-Fi http://mwrf.com/systems/formula-one-race-car-sends-telemetry-data-over-80211ac-wi-fi <div class="node-body article-body">Qualcomm Technologies has partnered with the Mercedes AMG Formula One team to implement a wireless system that can download telemetry data from Mercedes' PETRONAS racecar during practice sessions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/formula-one-race-car-sends-telemetry-data-over-80211ac-wi-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/formula-one-race-car-sends-telemetry-data-over-80211ac-wi-fi#comments Active components Automotive Mobile Systems Mon, 23 Nov 2015 21:20:00 +0000 38281 at http://mwrf.com <p>Mercedes&#39; PETRONAS has both forward- and rear-facing cameras that record thermal images of the tires.&nbsp;Qualcomm&#39;s wireless system sends the performance data crunched by on-board processors to engineers in the garage and pit lane.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of Michael Elleray via Flickr).</p> How Do You Stack Up? http://mwrf.com/active-components/how-do-you-stack <div class="node-body article-body">Welcome to this year’s annual compensation survey. In surveying our audience across our family of brands, we found a number of similar findings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/how-do-you-stack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/how-do-you-stack#comments Active components Automotive Commercial Components Defense Digital semiconductors Editor Columns Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Passive components Robotics Semiconductors Services Software Systems Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:37:00 +0000 37491 at http://mwrf.com 2015 Engineering Salary Survey: Compensation & Job Satisfaction Top The List http://mwrf.com/salarysurvey <div class="node-body article-body">While salaries remain stable, challenges such as new technologies and outsourcing are impacting overall job satisfaction according to the 2015 Microwaves & RF Salary Survey. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/salarysurvey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/salarysurvey#comments Community Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Components Defense Digital semiconductors Energy Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Robotics Semiconductors Services Software Systems Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Wed, 07 Oct 2015 11:00:00 +0000 37171 at http://mwrf.com Latest Qi Wireless Charging Specification Challenges Wired Solutions http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/latest-qi-wireless-charging-specification-challenges-wired-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has released the latest version of its Qi wireless charging specification, capable of transmitting 15 watts of wireless power to compatible devices. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/latest-qi-wireless-charging-specification-challenges-wired-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/latest-qi-wireless-charging-specification-challenges-wired-solutions#comments News Automotive Mobile Semiconductors Services Systems Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:30:00 +0000 35631 at http://mwrf.com <p>IKEA is among the companies to have released&nbsp;Qi-based wireless charging products. The Scandinavian furniture manufacturer has embedded wireless chargers&nbsp;into lamps,&nbsp;side tables, and&nbsp;charging pads. (Image courtesy of IKEA).</p> Evaluating EMC Measurement Needs http://mwrf.com/blog/evaluating-emc-measurement-needs <div class="node-body blog-body">Having so many wireless devices in a crowded location requires that these electronic products meet strict requirements for levels of electromagnetic interference (EMI) and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), lest the transmission from one device block the reception of another device nearby. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/measuring-progress">Measuring Progress</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/evaluating-emc-measurement-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/evaluating-emc-measurement-needs#comments Automotive Commercial Defense Medical Test & Measurement - analyzers Measuring Progress Fri, 17 Jul 2015 21:03:00 +0000 35551 at http://mwrf.com