- Ekahau Sidekick – measurement powerhouse for Wi-Fi professionals
World’s first all-in-one Wi-Fi network diagnostics and measurement device facilitates Wi-Fi network testing, validation, documentation and troubleshooting. Ekahau Sidekick covers both 2,4 and 5 gigahertz and standards 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac up to -95dBm sensitivity.
- Industrial internet increases requirements for antennas
Wireless devices are becoming more common due to industrial internet. The antenna performance is often characterized by three parameters: efficiency, gain and selectivity...
- Less prototyping rounds and EMC challenges with simulation
Simulation speeds up design and helps improve the end product quality. Simulation suits nicely for example for antenna design, for analysing EMC, RF interoperability, shielding effectiveness and radiating fields. It can also be used to review the current layout, design and mechanics.
- NB-IoT Breakfast 27.9.2017
Great NB-IoT session today, with speakers from Ericsson, DNA, u-blox and F-Secure. Some pictures and the presentation materials available here...
- Toroidion super car: a challenge for power electronics
”Electronics is all about signals, power electronics is all about energy. Power electronics is built on switches”, summarizes Heikki Mentula. He has got over 20 years of experience in designing power electronics.
- Embedded AC drive
Alternating current (AC) motors have over a century of history. During the last decades, they have dominated the market for motor drives. In the case of variable speed drives, there were some areas where DC motors were the only option for quite long...
- Case Rivender - Stores without salesclerks
Grocery stores will make a comeback in suburbs and small towns if entrepreneurs warm to the unmanned store solution ModulShop of Rivender Ltd. The invention is predicted to become a huge success in Finland and European export markets. The solution is based on Finnish leading-edge know-how.
- Case SKS – Wireless LoRa based sensor
SKS Automation needed a sensor suitable for industrial use that works wirelessly. The selected LoRa technology transmits measurement data wirelessly up to tens of kilometers, and it connects easily to Industrial Internet applications. ARM mbed technology significantly reduced the time needed to pull off the project.
- Functional safety – case Labkotec
The formation of ice on wind turbine blades can be a significant risk factor. Labkotec has provided ice formation monitoring systems for a long time already. The newest version was developed according to ISO 13849 for increased functional safety.
- DFT – Remember two things
To make sure the required testing for your upcoming product is possible to do, and preferably even easy to do, you have to take the testing requirements into account when the product is being developed. This is called design for testability or design for testing (DFT).