Wi-Fi Standards Simplified

Wi-Fi Standards Simplified
by Bernard Murphy on 11-01-2018 at 7:00 am

In the world of communications, the industry fairly quickly got a handle on a naming convention for cellular technology generations that us non-communication geeks could understand – 2G, 3G, 4G and now 5G, (though some of us could never quite understand the difference between 4G and LTE, at least as those terms are widely and no … Read More


Retooling Implementation for Hot Applications

Retooling Implementation for Hot Applications
by Bernard Murphy on 05-17-2018 at 7:00 am

It might seem I am straying from my normal beat in talking about implementation; after all, I normally write on systems, applications and front-end design. But while I’m not an expert in implementation, I was curious to understand how the trending applications of today (automotive, AI, 5G, IoT, etc.) create new demands on implementation,… Read More


Wireless 5G BTS Need Super DSP core… CEVA XC-12

Wireless 5G BTS Need Super DSP core… CEVA XC-12
by Eric Esteve on 03-02-2017 at 10:00 am

Once upon a time, one wireless base station (BTS) was expected to support one, and only one wireless protocol, like GSM (2G), first deployed in Finland in 1991, or CDMAOne (also 2G) developed by Qualcomm and released through the TIA in 1995. Just a precision: the GSM modem speed was reaching 14.4 Kbps (with only 9.6 Kbps usable by end-user)… Read More


LTE Trajectory Places High Demands on Baseband Processing

LTE Trajectory Places High Demands on Baseband Processing
by Tom Simon on 08-07-2016 at 7:00 am

LTE stands for Long Term Evolution, and that is exactly what is happening. At the Linley Mobile & Wearables Conference 2016 we received a preview of what is coming in the mobile and wearable markets. LTE is one of the biggest drivers in this entire domain. There was much discussion about the LTE Release 12 and how it increases bandwidth,… Read More


Artificial Intelligence is Everything!

Artificial Intelligence is Everything!
by Daniel Nenni on 07-08-2016 at 7:00 am

My first brush with AI was a LISP class for my undergraduate degree. LISP, originated from MIT in 1958, was the language of choice for AI research and spawned a new class of computer hardware called LISP Machines in the 1980s. My first personal experience with AI was the HAL 9000 system from the 2001 Stanley Kubrik movie Space Odyssey.… Read More


Qualcomm’s New X16 LTE Modem Delivers Gigabit LTE And A Scalable Architecture

Qualcomm’s New X16 LTE Modem Delivers Gigabit LTE And A Scalable Architecture
by Patrick Moorhead on 05-01-2016 at 7:00 am

Qualcomm has been the global unit and revenue market share leader for years in modem technologies used in smartphones, tablets, PCs and IoT (Internet of Things). One of the reasons they have maintained this lead for so long is that they are typically first to market with new generations of modems. Today at their investor conference,… Read More


Qualcomm Shows Their First 5G Demo At Industry Analyst Day

Qualcomm Shows Their First 5G Demo At Industry Analyst Day
by Patrick Moorhead on 01-22-2016 at 7:00 am

Complete 5G solutions aren’t something that you’ll be seeing in phones or networks any time soon regardless of what you may see in the headlines or companies are claiming. In fact, the first official release of the 5G standard isn’t likely to be finalized until 2018, at which point true 5G networks will very likely not roll out until… Read More


MIMO, Always On, 3D Imaging and Computer Vision…

MIMO, Always On, 3D Imaging and Computer Vision…
by Eric Esteve on 07-06-2014 at 12:08 pm

You can read all these articles in the latest CEVA Newsletter, if you didn’t read it first in Semiwiki! The blog describing the “Maximum Likelihood MIMO Implementation” is certainly going deep technically, as it introduce a complex Digital Signal Processing technique, Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO). MIMO is just like… Read More


Getting the best from a Radio Spectrum: MIMO

Getting the best from a Radio Spectrum: MIMO
by Eric Esteve on 06-02-2014 at 8:21 am

Exchanging data through wireless network is that we are doing every day, every hour if not every minute. Not only we use our smartphone to discuss or exchange Emails, but also to download, or upload, massive amounts of data. Thus, the radio spectrum has become to be busy, and is an expansive piece for carriers. Optimizing this radio… Read More


DARPA looking for new base stations in new BYOD game

DARPA looking for new base stations in new BYOD game
by Don Dingee on 02-15-2012 at 1:20 pm

BYOD – bring your own device – has swept enterprises like a firestorm as CEOs wonder why they can’t use their shiny new iPad on the corporate network, and send their IT guys and gals off to make it happen. Under the right conditions and informed use, BYOD can be a productivity boom and not mess security and privacy up too badly for many … Read More