ViaSat Inc., a global broadband services and technology company, has received its first Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA for its in-cabin distribution system. This is the first of two significant STCs ViaSat expects to obtain with respect to in-flight entertainment and connectivity, with the second STC anticipated in Q1 2016 for its hybrid Ku/Ka-band antenna system.
Texas Instruments (TI) announced the availability of its SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi®CC3100 and CC3200 modules for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The new SimpleLink family was introduced earlier this year as a low-power platform to simplify the ability to connect IoT solutions.
New research conducted by the element14 community, an online community of more than 300,000 electronics engineers, has revealed high consumer interest worldwide in the Internet of Things (IoT) and a huge potential value to developing economies.
The element14 community, in partnership with Texas Instruments(TI) and Plotly, announce the winning design of their “Internet of the Backyard” design challenge – a competition aimed at bringing Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to everyday backyard appliances and devices.
In the first quarter of 2014, the worldwide mobile service revenue increased 0.58 percent year-on-year (YoY) to $264 billion according to ABI Research, and the aggregate service revenue for 2014 will grow 2.9 percent YoY to $1.01 trillion, mainly driven by the robust growth of the mobile Internet market.
element14, Plotly and Texas Instruments (TI) are proud to announce 10 finalists in the "Internet of the Backyard" challenge, a competition designed to elevate summer activities. During this unique competition, designers will use the all-new SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3200 LaunchPadfrom TI and the online collaborative platform Plotly to bring Internet of Things (IoT) technology to traditional backyard elements.
Summer is here, which means it’s time for grilling, pool parties and other outdoor fun with friends and family. Texas Instruments, Plotly and element14 are proud to announce a new competition designed to take summer activities to the next level: the Internet of the Backyard.
The Internet of Things is an emerging theme in the technical sessionsat the IEEE MTT-S 2014 International Microwave Symposium (IMS), reflecting the critical part the microwave and RF industry plays in developing technologies that enable sophisticated peer-to-peer, machine-to-machine and people-to-machine scenarios.
New research conducted by IDTechEx, and published in the report "RFID Forecasts, Players and Opportunities 2014-2024," finds that the RFID market - including tags, readers, software and services, for passive and active RFID - will grow from $7.88 billion in 2013 to $9.2 billion in 2014. Most growth is due to active RFID/RTLS systems, interrogators, and then tags, in terms of total money spent.
eMarketer expects 4.55 billion people worldwide to use a mobile phone in 2014. Mobile adoption is slowing, but new users in the developing regions of Asia-Pacific and the Middle East and Africa will drive further increases. Between 2013 and 2017, mobile phone penetration will rise from 61.1% to 69.4% of the global population, according to a new eMarketer report, “Worldwide Mobile Phone Users: H1 2014 Forecast and Comparative Estimates.”