ConnecTIng Wirelessly

  • Love sports and fitness? Have a mobile app idea? Attending IBM Impact April 27-May 1 in Las Vegas? If you answered yes to these questions, the SportsHack Challenge leading up to IBM Impact is right up your alley. Running from April 17-May 1, the challenge...
  • Guest authored by Shamree Howard, Sr. Manager of Marketing and Communications, Danlaw Inc. The only thing I dread more than the blue screen of death on my computer is the warning light in my car. The bold red “Service” or “Check Engine”...
  • We are heading to sunny San Jose for Bluetooth World 2014 next week as a Gold sponsor where we will be exploring the Internet of Things enabled by our broad portfolio of Bluetooth technologies – any standard, any application. While at Bluetooth...
  • Five questions with Escardgot’s Thomas Humphrey We live in a world of cards – with several credit cards, debit cards, loyalty cards and gift cards filling up our wallets at any given time. This is where TI customer, Escardgot, comes to...
  • So far we’ve discussed choosing a crystal based on motional resistance, load capacitance, and resonant frequency. Surely that is all we care about, right? Well, not quite. Let’s say we have found two crystals, both with the same R m , C L...
  • The IPSO Alliance Challenge was designed for innovators around the globe to design and showcase the latest real world uses of Internet Protocol (IP)-enabled technology that aid in the development of the Internet of Things (IoT). The challenge? Build...
  • Guest blog written by Hoang Nhu, CEO at KoolTechs Inc What do proximity tagging, garage-door opener, BBQ-grill temperature probe, pedometer-for-TV time, streaming music via Siri/Google-voice command with sync’d flashing LED lights, GymDJ have...
  • In the previous post in this series, we discussed the crystal parameters including load capacitance C L , motional inductance L m and motional capacitance C m . Continuing on, let’s suppose you have a choice between two 32MHz crystals, one with...
  • With each technology advancement, former necessities in everyday life are becoming obsolete. One of these items is the standard key or hotel room key card. I saw in the Wall Street Journal that the Aloft hotel chain, part of Starwood Hotels and Resorts...
  • Las Vegas may be one of the top places in the world to ring in the New Year, but that is not why we were there in early January. Bright lights, big technology – That’s right, the International Consumer Electronics Show 2014 (CES) just ended...