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Content posted in April 2012
Part V: Integrating MEMS Technology Into Systems
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4/27/2012  353 comments
In this session, you will understand the requirements and challenges for successful integration of MEMS into your system designs. We'll also review the concepts and offer prescriptive advice to sum up this week's series of five lectures.
Part IV: MEMS in Consumer Electronics II - Taxonomy of Microphones, Pressure Sensors & More
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4/26/2012  330 comments
In this session, you'll be introduced to MEMS sensors that are expanding the features and capabilities of consumer electronics. You'll understand how and why more types of MEMS devices are finding their way into mobile phones and devices.
Part III: MEMS in Consumer Electronics I - Taxonomy of Motion Sensors
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4/25/2012  422 comments
In this session, you will become acquainted with the MEMS devices that sense motion: accelerometers, gyroscopes, and inertial measurement units (IMUs). You'll also understand how motion sensors have enabled exciting new features in mobile phones, gaming consoles, and other consumer devices. 
Part II: Overview of Applications for MEMS: Automotive, Medical & Industrial
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4/24/2012  406 comments
In this session, you'll learn about the many applications for MEMS devices. You'll also come to understand how to use MEMS in your own systems and be encouraged to try new applications.
Introduction: What Is MEMS?
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4/23/2012  520 comments
In this session, you'll learn the basics of MEMS technology. You'll gain an understanding of the history and on-going evolution of MEMS, as well as important differences between MEMS sensors and standard integrated circuits. 
Part V:  Implementing Your Network: Cost & Technical Considerations
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4/13/2012  332 comments
In this session, you'll come away with practical guidance on how to implement a wireless network. You'll learn about creating requirements and selecting appropriate products, as well as test, validation, and budgeting.
Part IV:  Smart Metering & Industrial Controls in the 915MHz Band
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4/12/2012  416 comments
In this session, you'll learn about the emerging interoperability standards for smart metering and industrial control applications. You'll understand the utility of the 915MHz band and other popular international unlicensed bands.
Part III: ZigBee & Wireless Sensor Networks
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4/11/2012  504 comments
In this session, you'll learn about ZigBee and other wireless protocols used for sensors and controls. You'll also understand the differences among them, as we compare ZigBee to Bluetooth and to proprietary wireless technologies used for a variety of low-power applications.
Part II:  What You Need to Know about 802.11
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4/10/2012  576 comments
In this session, you'll understand the alphabet soup of 802.11 specifications, including existing and emerging standards for transmission, security, and QoS. You'll also learn how different WiFi technologies fit together to serve factories, enterprises, hotspots, and wireless broadband.
Introduction: Fundamentals of Wireless
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4/9/2012  648 comments
In this session, you will learn about the mainstream wireless technologies and their applications in the real world. We will cover the fundamentals of 21st century radios, including OFDM, MIMO, and smart antenna techniques, and you'll also get an overview of mainstream wireless standards.




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