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BradJ001
Near field communication (NFC) is the radio technology that allows you to pay for things by holding a credit card or cell phone up to a sensor. NFC technology is rapidly being adopted in transportation, retail, health care, entertainment, and other applications. Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) is a radio communications technology that uses… (Show more)
MikeGriffin
With the 5G technology evolution just on the horizon, you can feel the momentum, excitement, and even tension building in the wireless industry.  3GPP is accelerating the New Radio (NR) standard and mobile network operators are fast-tracking their deployment plans.  Mobile data demand continues to grow at a rapid pace and new device categories,… (Show more)
randallb
5G promises substantial improvements in wireless communications, including higher throughput, lower latency, improved reliability, and better efficiency. Achieving these goals requires a variety of new technologies and techniques: higher frequencies, wider bandwidths, new modulation schemes, massive MIMO, phased-array antennas, and more.   These… (Show more)
BradJ001
Once you have taken the steps described in the Simple Steps to Optimize Battery Runtime blog, you still have opportunities to reduce power consumption in your battery-powered device. Be sure to measure the actual current consumption before and after each change, and try to understand why the results are as observed. The more understanding you… (Show more)
BradJ001
After you have selected your microcontroller unit (MCU), there are several simple steps you can take to optimize battery runtime. Correctly configuring and testing your hardware and firmware can help you to develop the optimal IoT device configuration.   Power budget Begin by creating a theoretical power budget for your device. Using the MCU’s… (Show more)