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Sub-GHz Wireless Design Choices for Smart Metering

The worldwide focus on energy conservation in the last decade has led to tremendous growth in smart meter deployments, which help manage energy distribution and consumption much more efficiently than traditional utility meters. The smart meter is a central device…
Electronics and IT Industry reaction on Budget 2014-15

Industry predicts its “A Acche Din Wala Budget” 11 July 2014 – To support IT and Electronics industry in India Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the digital flavor in his Union Budget announced yesterday.  Here are some important comments from…
Wearable tech market could triple current forecasts

Technology alone will not drive the success of wearable devices says Beecham Research Wearable tech market could triple current forecasts with better collaboration between tech and fashion industries 10 July 2014: Too many technology-led companies see wearable devices as simply…
Cadence Budget Expectation 2014 – 2015

What are the 5 low hanging fruits that you think Finance Minister Arun Jaitley can deliver for your sector in this budget?  The Indian business community has a lot of expectations from Team Modi in instituting a growth-friendly Union Budget…
Smart Meters – Do we really need it?

In India, though power theft is one of the strongest incentives to install smart meters, there are other compelling factors such as the need to reduce technical power losses and peak power deficit and bringing in more efficient transmission of…
India Needs a Serious Chip Manufacturing

By 2020 the demand for electronic goods in India is expected to breach the US$400 billion mark, with the import bill estimated to set the country back by US$300 billion. In fact, it is expected to trump the energy import…
Block Average Firmware using Latest in FPGA technology

Using the latest in FPGA technology Spectrum has created new firmware packages that allow its high-speed M4i series digitizer cards to perform on-board signal averaging. Signal averaging is a common time domain based processing technique that is used to reduce…