EDN Hot 100 products of 2012: Communications/networking and RF/microwave
This section of EDN's Hot 100 Products of 2012 includes communications products - both telecom and datacom related - and RF/microwave products. Click on any product name to read the original full article on EDN:
- SmartMesh LTC5800 SoC and LTP5900 module families
"...enable tiny sensor “motes” to be designed with a battery life of over 10 years."
- SPECTRE 3G cellular router
"Rugged, configurable cellular router ... wirelessly connects remote M2M equipment over CDMA and HSPA+ cellular networks."
- Thunderbolt interface support chipset family
"A sextet of ICs ... support [the] 10.3-Gbps Thunderbolt-interface standard."
- XLP 200-Series multicore communications processors
"[Delivers] 400% faster performance than competing solutions while lowering power consumption up to 60%..."
- BGU700x GPS LNAs
"...improve the linearity, noise figure and reception of GPS signals, including GloNass and Galileo."
- Bluetooth Smart module
"...provides ultra-low-power connectivity to healthcare and fitness market."
- Jupiter SE880 GPS receiver module
"...miniature 4.7 x 4.7-mm LGA, SiRFstarIV-based receiver module employs 3-D component embedding technology to achieve best-in-class performance in all dimensions..."
Telit Wireless Solutions
- LTC5585 I/Q demodulator
"...ultrawide-bandwidth, direct-conversion [device] features an IIP3 and an IIP2 of 25.7 dBm and 60 dBm, respectively, at 1.95 GHz."
- Matchstiq SDR
"...world’s smallest commercially available software defined radio capable of tuning between 300 MHz and 3.8 GHz..."
- PIC12LF1840T48A MCU/RF transmitter
"...the first in a family of single-chip devices that integrate an eXtreme Low Power (XLP), 8-bit PIC microcontroller with a sub-GHz RF transmitter."
- Si477x AM/FM receivers
"[Combine] industry-leading RF performance, configurability, and low system cost and complexity for consumer AVRs, FM receiver monitors, and pro-audio receivers."
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EDN Hot 100 products of 2012: MCUs, processors and programmable logic
EDN Hot 100 products of 2012: Power & optoelectronics
EDN Hot 100 products of 2012: Test & measurement