Line of Sight Blogs focusing on RF, microwave and millimeter wave technology, products and test. en Get a Knowledge Refresh with New Books on Backhaul, IoT/M2M, and LTE-A/5G <div class="node-body blog-body"> As old fashioned as they may seem, books are still one of the more in-depth ways to educate yourselves on engineering topics.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial IoT Systems Line of Sight Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:58:00 +0000 46331 at New Wi-Fi Version HaLow Targets IoT and M2M <div class="node-body blog-body">Most of the short range wireless technologies are addressing the growing Internet of Things (IoT) opportunity. Now there is a new one to add to the pile: HaLow is the name given by the Wi-Fi Alliance to one of the IEEE’s newer standards 802.11ah.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Systems Line of Sight Tue, 26 Jan 2016 22:00:00 +0000 40711 at Is Terahertz Li-Fi in Your Future? <div class="node-body blog-body">What happens when we run out of mm-wave spectrum? One possible solution is available today: light waves.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Systems Line of Sight Tue, 15 Dec 2015 21:48:00 +0000 38691 at 3 Useful Wireless Technologies You Should Know About <div class="node-body blog-body">Most readers are intimately familiar with the popular short-range wireless technologies such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ZigBee, and 802.15.4, but there are other, lesser-known technologies worth considering.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Systems Line of Sight Fri, 16 Oct 2015 21:01:00 +0000 37581 at Will LTE-U/LAA Clobber Wi-Fi? <div class="node-body blog-body">Have you heard of this latest development in cellular technology? LTE-U is Long-Term Evolution in the Unlicensed spectrum. LAA is Licensed-Assisted Access, the new, now more accepted term for the technology. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile Semiconductors Services Systems Line of Sight Wed, 30 Sep 2015 15:17:00 +0000 36951 at Wireless Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Microwaves? <div class="node-body blog-body">If you are an experienced RF/microwave engineer, this quiz on wireless basics might be trivial to you. Find out now.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Test & Measurement Line of Sight Thu, 17 Sep 2015 17:17:00 +0000 36681 at IoT and 5G Highlighted at NIWeek 2015 <div class="node-body blog-body">Every year since the late 1990s, National Instruments has been presenting its unique NIWeek conference.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Industrial Software Systems National Instruments Line of Sight Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:32:00 +0000 36191 at EMI: Electronic Misery in Design <div class="node-body blog-body">We live in a massive fog of radio signals and other electromagnetic fields produced by electrical and electronic gear. Your job as an engineer is to see that these signals do not interfere with existing electronic devices.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Commercial Mobile Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Line of Sight Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:55:00 +0000 35761 at <p>The most effective way to find EMI is with a digital oscilloscope or spectrum analyzer. Most of the major test equipment manufacturers offer EMI packages with antennas or probes to help you locate out the offending signals. (Image courtesy of&nbsp;ThinkStock).</p> 5 Things You Should Know About 5G Cellular <div class="node-body blog-body">As you may know, the forthcoming 5G cellular system is in its R&D phase, with lots of options being considered. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Systems Line of Sight Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:32:00 +0000 35351 at Antennas Get No Respect <div class="node-body blog-body">The final frontier of wireless technology is antenna design, and the future of advanced networks will depend heavily on improved antenna technology.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Mobile Services Systems Line of Sight Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:42:00 +0000 34901 at