Internet of Things

Qorvo Introduces FEMs and BAW Filters for 802.11ax Wi-Fi Connectivity

Qorvo® of Greensboro, North Carolina USA has introduced 2.4GHz and 5GHz front-end-modules (FEMs) and bulk acoustic wave (BAW) filters. The company contends that the Wi-Fi FEMs and BAW filters provide the high data throughput and superior thermal efficiency that are required for high-density 802.11ax Wi-Fi connectivity. Qorvo says that the 802.11ax …

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Skyworks Introduces MMIC LNA for IoT-based GNSS Applications

Skyworks of Irvine, California released the a Microwave Monolithic Integrated Circuit (MMIC) front-end low-noise amplifier (LNA) designed for IoT applications requiring Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) radio receivers. The device boasts low current consumption, excellent gain, and a superior noise figure (NF). The device includes embedded output matching components, and …

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Sierra Wireless Uses Skyworks Connectivity Solutions in Wireless Modules for Machine-to-Machine Communication

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. of Irvine, California USA, reported that Sierra Wireless uses a broad range of its components for 3G and 4G connectivity in its AirPrime® HL Series wireless modules. The AirPrime modules target machine-to-machine (M2M) and device-to-cloud applications. Skyworks pointed out that in total, Sierra Wireless uses 17 of …

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ST Microelectronics Introduces 2.6A Driver for Brushed DC Motors

ST Microelectronics of Geneva, Switzerland has released the new STSPIN250 single-chip 2.6A driver for brushed DC motors. The 2.6 A driver adds to the company’s family of miniature, low-voltage, energy-efficient drivers for battery-powered portable and wearable applications. It integrates a fixed off-time PWM current controller and a full power-MOSFET bridge …

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Skyworks Unveils New LTE Front-End Modules for IoT Applications

Skyworks Solutions -- Picture of IoT connected drone using Skyworks LTE Front-End Modules

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. unveiled its next generation LTE Category M-1 and NB-1 front-end solutions aimed at Internet of Things and machine-to-machine applications that require embedded cellular connectivity. Skyworks says its newest multiband modules employ half-duplex RF operation to deliver an integrated, turn-key solution that addresses Release 13 specifications of the …

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Skyworks Introduces 5G PAs for Small Cell Infrastructure

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. of San Francisco, California USA, introduced a suite of high-performance amplifiers specifically addressing the fast growing small cell infrastructure market. The company points out that as mobile devices and applications that support the Internet of Things transition to 5G technologies, network load will increase substantially. The company …

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