Archive | September, 2015

Download: RivieraWaves Wi-Fi Stream 802.11ac Wave 3 software-defined modem (SDM) White Paper

The RivieraWaves Wi-Fi IP family offers a comprehensive suite of platforms for embedding Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac into SoCs/ASSPs. Optimized implementations are available targeting a broad range of connected devices, including smartphones, wearables, consumer electronics, smart home, gateway, industrial and automotive applications. Each of the RivieraWaves Wi-Fi platforms incorporates the Upper MAC (UMAC), Lower MAC (LMAC) and […]

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DSPs Favor Always-On, Sensor Fusion in Android Phones

Sensor fusion allows smartphones, tablets and Internet of Things (IoT) devices to combine sensor signals from various sources and provide accurate, complete and dependable Context-Aware data for augmenting applications like indoor navigation, activity monitoring, and various  user apps in general . Context-Aware data being anything from user’s physical state (walking, sitting, climbing), to environmental data […]

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Will our Deep Learning Machines Love Us or Loath Us?

We are witnessing a continuing shift towards using robots for an ever greater diversity of assembly and manufacturing tasks, as well as for consumer and social interaction. My recent post on EETimes takes a thought provoking look at the human, social and economic implications of the rapidly increasing capabilities of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) […]

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WiFi Three Ways from CEVA

Designers planning to integrate Wi-Fi capability into an SoC are now faced with a number of choices. In a recent blog post in Electronic Engineering Journal, Editor Bryon Moyer discussed the options available depending on the priorities for data throughput rates, power consumption levels and numbers of supported users. He illustrated this with reference to […]

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