Communications Technology

Connectivity is a key feature of modern embedded products. There’s a wide range of communications modes that can be used, but which is the best for your design? Should you use a wireless technology such as Wi-Fi or Bluetooth and, if so, which one should that be? Or would wired communication, such as Ethernet, be the best way forward?

In this section, New Electronics reviews the latest communications technologies and brings visitors to the website information on how these technologies are being applied.

The need for speed

Are connectors meeting the demands of an industry wide requirement for high speed interfaces? By Vanessa Knivett.

The need for speed

Are connectors meeting the demands of an industry wide requirement for high speed interfaces? By Vanessa Knivett.

Code calling

Choosing between hardware and software modems means managing cost and risk. By Paul Brown.

Get it out of here!

Serial doesn’t necessarily mean simpler, as data transfer rate remains the dominating factor in I/O. By Philip Ling.

A smart move?

The market for operating systems for emerging smartphones has altered radically recently. By John Walko.

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