Author Archive | Emmanuel Gresset

5G Networks – A New Era for a Diversely Connected World

In 2015, the ITU set about planning the target goals for 5G to address the deficiencies of 3G and 4G standards that are in use today. In addition to vastly improving the existing cellular voice and mobile broadband capabilities of these network standards, the ITU listed a number of goals to address several new needs […]

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New On Demand Webinar: How LTE Cat-NB1 (NB-IoT) is Driving Cellular SoC Design Innovation

The 3GPP recently completed the standardization of a new LTE-based narrowband technology to support the emerging needs of cellular-IOT devices. Known as Cat-NB1 (formerly NB-IoT), this new low data rate category will enable the development of ultra-low power, ultra-low cost solutions that can leverage the existing LTE infrastructure for a new wave of connected devices. […]

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Meet CEVA-X1: No More DSP plus CPU; One Lightweight Processor for All IoT Use Cases

Until now there have been some CPUs with DSP capabilities and some DSPs with CPU capabilities available. Some of these are quite common today in various devices. That said, a deeper look at the architecture reveals that there is more to the story. A CPU with DSP capabilities is actually just a CPU with a […]

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CEVA’s New Dragonfly Platform Speeds Time to Market for Machine-to-Machine System Design

GSMA Intelligence recently reported that there could be as many as 2 billion cellular machine-to-machine connections by 2020. Many of these connections will utilize emerging low data rate LTE standards such as LTE Cat-0 and LTE Cat-M, specifically designed to facilitate the mass-adoption of cellular connectivity in a range of IoT and M2M applications. Moreover, […]

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How to address the communications challenges of Smart Meters

The communication and connectivity requirements of smart meters and other ‘smart energy’ equipment and devices present significant challenges for designers and developers.             In the article published on EETimes you can identify the communications challenges of Smart Meters and understand how current generations address them today. You will then consider how they […]

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CEVA’s New Communication DSPs Bring Lower Power, Lower Cost to Multimode Multimode and M2M Devices

Today we announced two new DSP vector processors to address precisely these challenges – the CEVA-XC5 and CEVA-XC8. Both are the newest members of the CEVA-XC architecture, which is a highly successful DSP with more than 30 licensees and tens of millions of devices already in the market. These two cores have been designed to […]

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