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Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

How to Read the Panasonic GridEye Sensor - March 2021

Learn 4 different ways to read the Panasonic GridEye sensor on the Compagno Board, a prototyping and testing platform for industrial IoT applications such as condition monitoring and predictive maintenance.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

Each edition is packed with new product information, application notes, detailed technical analysis and commentary from Future Electronics’ Advanced Engineers, supplier partners and other industry experts.

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How Antennas Make All The Difference in Your Electronics Design

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A lot of time is spent selecting the best wireless RF modules for our embedded design projects, but one key component we often overlook is the antenna. 

Join Lazina on this episode of TechVentures to learn about a neglected part in component selection: antennas! Take a deep dive into basic design considerations, types of antennas, and the impact on our daily lives, when it comes to antennas for IoT designs. The right antenna makes all the difference and very little consideration is given to the antenna location and how the nearby object may affect it. 

Any questions? 

Please do not hesitate to reach out to our expert!

Antennas vs IoT Antennas

Simply put, an antenna is a conductor exposed in space, which radiates energy during transmission and absorbs energy during reception.

How does an IoT antenna differ from a regular antenna?

Since IoT devices require enough signal to communicate over long or short ranges with low noise or interference generated by other devices, antennas can literally make or break your end product.

Depending on your application, if the wrong antenna is chosen, your devices might be impossible to reach in the field.

Types of Antennas

Antennas are not one-size-fits-all. We must consider operating frequency, the object it fits into, wireless protocols, frequency bands, board space, cost, communication distance, directivity and more. 

Plenty of factors come into play. With that being said, here are the two main types of antennas:

  • External
    • Whip antennas (also known as rubber duck antennas) are the most common type of external antennas, typically used on gateways and WiFi routers.
  • Internal
    • Available as ceramic chip, patch, PCB trace and Flex PCB antennas, internal antennas – typically invisible to the user – are tailored to indoor environments such as offices, hotels, schools, etc. as they are aesthetically pleasing, however they are dependent on the object to which the antenna is attached.

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