EDN Hot 100 products of 2013: Wireless & networking
This section of EDN's Hot 100 Products of 2013 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:
- AD9361 RF Agile Transceiver
"Designed to enable programmable radio applications that operate over a wide range of modulation schemes and network specifications."
- BCM4390 Wi-Fi SoC
"...designed for 8- and 16-bit microcontroller systems and delivers Wi-Fi connectivity to low-power and battery-powered devices."
- bladeRF software defined radio (SDR) platform
"... takes open-source RF hardware into the mainstream."
- BodyCom Development V1.0 Framework
...provides secure bidirectional communications through the human body between a centralized controller and one or more wireless units for access control, personal security, medical, and consumer applications.
- EnOcean Pi wireless module
"...connects energy harvesting wireless devices with the Raspberry Pi to help control networks and automation systems."
- LTC4120 wireless power receiver/battery charger
"... [functions] as the receive circuit component in a complete wireless power transfer system comprised of transmit circuitry, transmit coil, receive coil and receive circuitry."
- NTAG21xF Near Field Communication (NFC) tags
"...simplify setting up consumer equipment from a mobile phone."
- RFduino Arduino-compatible wireless enabled MCU
"...the world's first 'Arduino' compatible open-source micro-computer that can communicate wirelessly with any Bluetooth v4.0-compatible smartphone or tablet."
Open Source RF
- ScenSor DW1000 RF transceiver
"...makes it possible to electronically identify the specific distance to any object, person or thing with a ±10cm precision."
- SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3000 module
"...allows multiple in-home devices without displays to connect to a Wi-Fi network via a smartphone or tablet."
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