The Open Smart Home Framework (OSF) comprises the components of the ZigBee (IEEE 802.15.4) standard family that are relevant for the home and the consumer. Its goal is to make ZigBee as successful, ubiquitous, and easy to use as Wi-Fi is today.
An overview of millimeter radio waves, their characteristics, pros and cons, and applications.
Texas Instrument's (TI) multicore Keystone system-on-chip (SoC) platforms target the wireless base station market (see “Heterogeneous Multicore Targets The Cloud”). The come in combinations that include a mix of Arm Cortex-A15's and C6...
GainSpan introduces a single chip with both Wi-Fi and ZigBee wireless that makes home networks simpler and more practical.
Lou Frenzel, Communications Editor, interviews Tareq Bustami of Freescale Semiconductor regarding small cells and related cellular infrastructure plans.
A brief introduction to passive intermodulation (PIM) a cellular system threat.