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Electronica: What to see at the show


Visit the team at Electronics Weekly’s stand in Hall A6 – 569 Another two years has gone by for the European electronics industry and again its business managers and engineers will head to Munich for Electronica 2014 (November 11–14) the world’s most important electronics fair. Europe’s importance as a centre for design for embedded wireless, industrial and automotive electronics, and ...

Electronica: Mark Twain in a digital world


The evolution of the digital world strikes chord with Mark Twain. There is a trend of worldwide bandwidth growth, including in Europe where there is continued build out to meet this demand. At the same time, mobile operators are looking for new revenue streams that can be created from the existing infrastructure.

Electronica: RF test system trends on show


Recent releases of the 3GPP standard are beginning to include two major technology shifts. First, in release seven, with the HSPA+ addition, which adds a MIMO (multiple input multiple output) radio architecture, and then in release eight, a shift from the high symbol rate serial transmissions schemes used by GSM and W-CDMA, to the slower symbol rate multiple carrier OFDM (orthogonal frequency division multiplexing) technique used by LTE (long term evolution).