Archive | Communication

Machine to Machine – A Flexible Implementation for a Solid Future

Machine to Machine (M2M) communication spans over a wide range of communication techniques and scenarios. From wired communication like PLC to wireless communication like IEEE 802.15.4 wireless standard. From Personal Area Network (PAN) like Bluetooth to Local Area Network like WiFi to Wide Area Network (WAN) standards like cellular standard to Low Power Wide Area […]

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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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The Benefits of a Software Approach to Multi-Constellation GNSS Chip Design

Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) offers so much more than the widely-popular GPS technology and is one of the fastest growing technologies in the semiconductor market. It’s become a key building block in smartphones, where GNSS helps to identify the location and deliver mapping data and other services. The next frontier, which is beckoning, is […]

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Chips in Space – MacSpace, A Record Throughput Multi-Core Processor for Satellites

Up in the sky there are hundreds of satellites; in fact, there are currently an estimated 3600 satellites orbiting the earth. There are many usages for satellites, including weather satellites, navigation, TV broadcast, earth remote sensing, and communications. Members of the latter category are used to convey communication signals across large distances than cannot be […]

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