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An online journal that provides in-depth technical insight into new technologies, along
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engineers on key new trends shaping today's electronics industry. In each edition,
a different essential technology is the focus of the challenge.

Tomorrow’s wireless technology today

IoT is poised to provide unparalleled insight into a variety of sectors, and one of the main enabling components that will decide IoT's rapid growth is the low-power wireless connectivity of these electronic devices known as endpoints or nodes. However, with the Internet of Things, one size does not fit all. Multiple forms of connectivity, or a mix of different connection types, are required by various applications. Thankfully, wireless technologies such as WiFi, Bluetooth, 5G cellular, Zigbee and LoRaWAN are becoming more available to designers. We've identified the most acceptable and popular wireless connectivity options in this issue of e-TechJournal to help you make the best decision for your IoT application.

  • Bluetooth - smart choice for Industrial IoT (IIoT)
  • What is 5G? Everything you need to know
  • Facilitating wireless charging in thin and compact devices
  • IoT wireless network protocols
  • Wireless technology - for every application

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