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    Check out all the forecasts for this year from the editors and industry experts.
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    The Future of 5G with SDR

    March 3, 2021
    5G is an emerging communications protocol that will increase data-transfer rates on cellular networks and in turn increase the versatility of cellular networks, aided in no small...
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    What's the Difference Between SIM, eSIM, and iSIM?

    March 1, 2021
    Including a SIM to help achieve cellular connectivity amongst the rising tide of connected IoT devices presents opportunities and challenges for designers. Kigen’s Vincent Korstanje...
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    2021: The Year When OpenRAN Becomes Mainstream

    Feb. 26, 2021
    Pushing past lab experiments and field trials toward commercial deployments, O-RAN technology is set to ramp up significantly this year. However, successful expansion will bank...
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    2021 Predictions: Memory and Storage Boost Innovation in 5G, AI, and More

    Feb. 15, 2021
    From AI to 5G IIoT to ADAS, Micron Technology’s industry experts weigh in on the trends that memory and storage will help advance in 2021.
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    “Digital Twins” and Other Trends Impacting the EDA Space

    Feb. 11, 2021
    Siemens EDA’s Joe Sawicki talks with Editor Bill Wong about the EDA environment and the advent of digital twins, as well as the newly minted “Siemens EDA” moniker.

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    6 Reasons to Move to a Complete Modem-to-Antenna Solution in the Era of 5G

    Feb. 10, 2021
    To help tame complexity as 5G continues to expand, network operators and OEMs should consider complete modem-to-antenna solutions.
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    IIoT Adoption Expected to Boost Automotive Robotics Industry

    Feb. 10, 2021
    The global automotive robot market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.8% from 2020 to 2027.
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    Taking the Pulse of Trends in Timing—the Heartbeat of Electronics

    Feb. 3, 2021
    In this forecast article, Piyush Sevalia, EVP Marketing at SiTime, explores three significant trends impacting the timing market in 2021 and beyond.
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    5 Trends for Industry 4.0: The Factory of the Future (2021 and Beyond…)

    Feb. 2, 2021
    Digitalization offers ways of making flexible production systems more autonomous and allows for validation through simulation. It’s become indispensable and become part of the...
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    All Eyes on GaN to Power 2021 and Beyond

    Jan. 28, 2021
    The market shift toward GaN transistors in 2021 isn’t just theoretical or inspirational—it’s happening now, with major companies designing and shipping products with GaN today...
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    2021 Forecast for the Edge

    Jan. 27, 2021
    Jason Shepherd, VP of Ecosystem at ZEDEDA, shares his predictions on what will be trending in edge computing in 2021.
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    Embedded Trends and Tech to Watch in 2021

    Jan. 25, 2021
    Shawn Prestridge, Lead FAE Engineer and US FAE Team Manager at IAR Systems offers his insights and predictions about embedded development—the technology, markets, and tools—in...
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    A First Look at the Next Wave of ADAS Solutions

    Jan. 22, 2021
    A number of joint ventures are unveiling new advanced driver-assistance system technology that ups the game in monitoring and warning-system performance, especially for level ...
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    Three Possible 2021 Outcomes: Pick Only One

    Jan. 19, 2021
    There are three ways that 2021 could evolve. This article details each of the three and explains how and why each will result in relatively predictable revenues, but it's uncertain...
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    Can CHIP Make the Seamless Smart Home Real?

    Jan. 19, 2021
    Qorvo’s Cees Links discusses where home networks have been, where they are now, and where they’re going, and how Project Connected Home over IP is in the mix.
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    What’s Trending in Rugged Board Systems?

    Jan. 13, 2021
    VITA Executive Director Jerry Gipper provides insights about what’s on tap and what’s coming in rugged hardware design.
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    Japan Aims to Eliminate Gas-Powered Vehicles by Mid-2030s

    Jan. 13, 2021
    The country’s "green growth strategy" urges utilities to bolster renewables and hydrogen while calling for the auto industry to go carbon-free.
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    If You Build It, Will They Come: The Butterfly Effect

    Jan. 11, 2021
    As the pandemic rages on and with political tumult in the air, 2021 will present various challenges for new products and technologies.
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    Security Trends to Prepare for in 2021

    Jan. 8, 2021
    Secure Thingz Founder and CEO, Haydn Povey, offers up seven key issues and predictions that could reshape the data-security landscape in 2021.
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    Where Are GPUs Headed in 2021?

    Jan. 5, 2021
    Insights are given and predictions are made for this year's graphics processor market.