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Very informative Class.

Thank you Fanny and Alex.

Iron

No Implimentation for the next few months.

Iron

Hello from San Jose, CA.

Iron

Thank you Fanny and Alex for informative sessions

Yes, plans to implement network in 12 month

No plans to implement an antenna

good series,

Thanks abunch

 

Iron

Thank you Fanny and Alex for another great presentation, and another great series.

Iron

I always thought antenna and field measurement was pretty interesting.

Iron

I was not aware that the design of the antenna was not part of the first steps with these products.  It does not make much sense when you think about it, being that this one aspect could change so much about the final look/layout of the device in question.  Though, I guess with frequencies this high, and antennas this small, not to mention the variety of designs that it makes sense from a point of view how this could be thought of as one of the more dependable factors of the design, and therefore one that required less legwork. 

Iron

We have no plans now to do a wireless network in the next twelve months, but we are looking into creating one and would like to reivew the pros and cons that are inherent to it.

Iron

Have implemented wireless networks for home, and factory automation as well as other networks.

Iron

Good introduction to the standards

Iron

Thank you for 5 informative classes.

Iron

Thank you for your very realistic (tricks, hints, pitfalls) presentation on wireless. Who said that the birds are not wise (slide 2) when it comes to wireless technology?

 

Iron

Alot to this wireless stuff

This was a useful lecture

indeed, you did not disappoint.

Iron

i hope this last one is just as good.

Iron

Great Course so far.

Iron

Thank you very much for this week!

Iron

Thanks for a great session!

Thank you for the presentation

Iron

Thank you for the presentation.  I'm listening to the archive at the moment.

Iron

Thank you, Fanny!  I appreciate all the information.

 

thank you, Folks!  I really appreciate all the positive comments.

Blogger

Thank you very much for the courses this week, very useful in determining where we need to start in Wireless. 

Iron

Alex, get back to work.

Iron

Thanks that was important to another application.

 

Iron

Enjoy the break everyone.

Iron

Thanks - will do.  Thanks for the presentations this week!

 

Iron

Thank you Fanny.  :o)

Iron

when antennas are orthogonal (90 degrees) the loss is typically about 20 dB

Blogger

Thank you Fanny. Great lectures. I will keep in touch.

Iron

please direct device-specific questions to fm@octoscope.com

Blogger

bluetooth (or any wireless) typically offers lower quality than cabled.

Blogger

Do you have any experience with the various microcontroller/RF modules as far as performance that you can share?

 

Iron

Can you go over the loss between antennas at 90 degrees to each other

Iron

micro cell networks are coming and some of them (e.g. BelAir) are using 5 GHz Wi-Fi meshing as their backhaul links.

Blogger

Thanks, I'll web search for those!

 

Iron

thanks for the presentations.

Iron

analog wireless transmission can be accomplished using some off the shelf transceiver devices. 

Blogger

How does audio quality compare (to wired) with latest bluetooth streaming ? (not phone but music)

Iron

Bluetooth low energy (BT4.0) may be lower power consumption than Zigbee

Blogger

For our firm, we are more interested in attaching our device to the wireless device.  Are there module makers that can take a analogue signal and convert it to a digital signal prior to transmittal.

 

Iron

Thank you Fanny, execelent presentation.

Iron

FANNY: Any preliminary data available on the utility fargeted micro-cell network on light poles?

Iron

How does power compare between latest bluetooth and Zigbee ?

Iron

Thanks Fanny for the great lecture. 

Iron

Thanks Fanny and Alex and Digikey...for very informative sessions. Every week becomes more interesting..and looking forward to another one.

Iron

Thanks to Fanny and to DesignNews and Digikey for this great series.  Great subject matter expertise and presentation.

Iron

i am sorry, i cannot comment on specific vendors here, but as far as wi-fi goes, if your application is mission-critical attention needs to be paid

Blogger

Outstanding, keep up the good work Fanny.

 

Iron

Thanks Alex and Fanny

Iron

in the next 5-10 years, i expect mostly Wi-Fi and LTE to cover the indoor and outdoor wireless connectivity

Blogger
Thanks for Another great session and a great week.
Iron

Thank You Fanny for the great information!

Iron

Thank you Fanny, it's been a great week full of ideas, information and suggestions for problemsolving.

Iron

Digi-Key ROCKS for sponsoring these sessions!

Iron

@Alex - See (hear) you in a week and a half.  Good Job.

Iron

Thanks Alex for hosting an very informative section

Platinum

Based on your testing, who is your favorite radio vendor ?  Thank you Fanny.

Iron

Thank you for an informative week!

Iron

Fanny, Thanks for a great class! 

Where do you predict wireless networkingwill be in the next 5 and 10 years?

FANNY: I wonder if YOU could give some preliminary results on tests done with the light pole micro cell utility networks

Iron

Thanks Fanny.  Good job!

Iron

Thanks, Fanny for Share your knowledge and experience

Iron

Alex..will you be able to send out a list of books or materials to read?

 

Iron

GREAT LECTURES AND THANKS FOR THE NETWIRELESS INFO.

Thx Fanny and Alex.

Iron

Thanks Fanny and Alex. Your lectures is very helpful.

Iron

Thanks Fanny and Alex

Iron

Thanks Fanny for an excellent week of letures. Enjoyed them very much.

Iron

thanks fanny for the wonderful series of class for the last 5 days

Platinum

Thanks to you...being a very good TEAM

missed monday will have to check it out

Platinum

Thanks for an informative week.

Iron

Thanks for all the practical insight!

Iron

Also resources and book recommendations

Iron

once again, over my head, but very interesting and informative

Thank you Fanny..it has been a great week of presentation.

Iron

Definitely interested in the modules that are available.

 

Iron

theoldsaying,"goodthingaboutstandardsisthattherearesomanyofthem"whetheranysuchstandardsorpoliciesareapplies.
Platinum

thank you Fanny,

Iron

Web site for resources and book recommendation

Iron

Excellent information. Thank you Fanny

Iron

ALEX: QUESTION: I wonder if Fanny could give some preliminary results on tests done with the light pole micro cell utility networks

Iron

interested in learning more about ip/wireless sniffers

Platinum

There are multiple modules that have microcontroller + RF components integrated.  Does Fanny have any experience with any of them?  Are some significantly better than others?

Iron

No plan for next 12 month in office, but personally yes.

Iron

Are software based radios capable of supporting any of the networking you have described?

QUESTION: I wonder if Fanny could give some preliminary results on tests done with the light pole micro cell utility networks

Iron

@Mydesign - both

Iron
Design stage indoor net
Iron

the radios are full duplex or half duplex

Platinum

already deploying, want to learn more about all aspects

Iron

Zigbee and Blue tooth

 

Iron

i'm also interested in jamming

Platinum

Mainly interested in the use of wireless communication for a home area network and for wireless robotic communications. 

 

Iron

I'm teaching a senior product design class and the class has a project thet will most likely use a wireless mesh network.  That project will result in (hopefully) a protytype product that can be field tested.  It will last roughly 6 months.

Iron

I'm interested in frequency jamming technologies, and what can be done to work around these jammers, 300mhz to 5GHz

Iron

Mostly interested in the security planning and details for wireless

Iron

May 915Mhz network is a best choice for our application.

Iron

any tools are using for ping

Platinum

Zigbee buildout slowly occurring for remote telemetry.

Iron

interested in comparisons between the different protocols.  Range, power consumption, delays, robustness

Iron

interested in ZigBee

Iron

Not yet planing to implement but evaluating options.

Iron

In the next 12 months, only some planning.

Iron

Mainly interested in ZigBee and Bluetooth

My interesting focus on how to selection a suitable modular to build our wireless senser system.

Iron

Hello Everyone..I was having trouble getting in today.

was the site down for a while?

 

Iron

best technology for wireless networks to provide communication security. protection from jamming to deny or unauthorized access to network data/control.

Iron

more information on bluetooth, wifi

Platinum

Fanny,  In your device testing is there any factor that those of us without access to a test facility can use to best determine performance of a device?  Also do you have any reason to suggest that a single brand/vendor solution is best? 

WHAT DO YOU STILL WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT FROM THE FIVE DAYS OF CLASSES?

Blogger

Thanks Fanny, multipath affects orientation, right?

Iron

how we can get optimal durability from wifi devices in terms of power

Platinum

If the time allowed, it would be nice to get some detailed info on how the LTE scheme works and protocol stack.

Iron

What low-cost tools are available for testing radio networks, especially burst transmissions? 

Iron

that 5min loss is called a null

Iron

Im interested in frequency jamming technologies, and what can be done to work around these jammers, 300mhz to 5GHz

Iron

@Alex - Outstanding questions: Have you got an Acronym Glossary.

Iron

When using two antenna, instead of switching between two antenna, could both be used to improve gain?

Iron

WHAT DO YOU STILL WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT FROM THE FIVE DAYS OF CLASSES?

Blogger

latest bluetooth vs Zigbee, power comparison.

Iron

How can we select the best antenna?

Iron

thanks, i was wondering what happened to my post

 

Platinum

We are on slide 13 now

 

Blogger

Yes we all lost about 5mins there

Iron

Frequency and length of Antenna are inversilly proportional to each other

Platinum

WHAT WAS THE LOSS going from vertical to horizontal?

Iron

@Alex - Sorry 'bout the repeated answering of your question.  My postings were not showing up.  But eventually, I noticed that no postings were showing for about 5 minutes.  Audio stream was fine, but no postings from anyone.  Did a refresh, audio stream still fine, and all my postings were visible.  I also did a IE shutdown, a purge and a return to webinar to get the posting to continue.  Since I'm not the only one with this problem, I hope this helps someone in troubleshooting.

Iron

man. looks like dsignnews went down but up now

Iron

what type of antenna we have to select

Platinum

for home automation, isn't wifi most cost effective?

Iron

aam planning to include a wireless module in embededd board

Platinum

Just in phase of gathering information now.

Iron

depends on client requirements

Iron

i  service and troubleshoot the net which uses voice and data...

ARE YOU PLANNING TO IMPLEMENT A WIRELESS NETWORK IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS, and where (what application--Factory)?

 

Not at this time.

Iron

@Alex - Planning Implimentation: No plans at this time.

Iron

sounds like a site survey for wireless networks is a good idea

Iron

ARE YOU PLANNING TO IMPLEMENT A WIRELESS NETWORK IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS, and where (what application--Factory)?

 

Not at this time.

Iron

@Alex - Planning Implimentation: No plans at this time.

Iron

information gathering mode

Implementation: a) measurements in laboratory, and b) HVAC controls

i'm getting information that helps me better understand my current wireless network

Platinum

Implementing next 12 months, factory machin to machin level

Iron

Implement >12 months - indoor

Iron

currently impementing -  non-factory

 

Iron

Always Quality is inversilly proportional to Cost

Platinum
Yes (re. 12 months)
Iron

Factory setting, not in 12 mo.

Iron

implementing new network in the next 12 months.  In multiple locations, in factories and outdoor urban areas

Iron

Next 12 mos. yes, in a convention center.

Iron

Working the whole job.  System design using COTS equipment, hardware and software when deploying the sistem in the field for collectiing data from 100s of mobile units operating over several 10s of kilometers.  This is done three to four times a year.

Iron

Possible implementation within 12 months - depends upon client

Yes.  Commericial environment (retail)

Iron

Yes but it depends of $$

implement soon - yes.

Environment - outdoors.

ARE YOU PLANNING TO IMPLEMENT A WIRELESS NETWORK IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS, and where (what application--Factory)?

Blogger

Not planning to implement a network in the next 12 months

yes, indoor/outdoor

Iron

Yes, factory network

Iron

already have network, just adding to it.

Iron

Implementing now, non-factory.

Not planning one at this time.

Iron
Listening to the lecture while riding on a train... mobile internet rulez
Iron

djohn, try to relogin

Platinum

djohn@ please refresh your page

Iron

Like s.schmiedl said yesterday:

What part do I play? I _am_ the dev team

Iron

no anticipated safety wireless applications 

Iron

no anticipated safety wireless applications in the near future

Fanny, what is jitter?

Platinum
Deploying in the past, currently more design
Iron

software/firmware engineer - freelancer

Iron

Alex, I'm hardware, firmware, and system.  I mostly deploy rather than design factory networks.

Iron

Deploying and some designing

Iron

future projects involve deployment of wireless technology supporting transport applications.

Iron

Deploy vs design: could be both, but down the road

Design equipment for flexible deployment (low throughput mission critical lighting control)

embedded systems (mostly firmware) - designing

Iron

Deploying initially, then designing compatible hardware.

Iron

Need to design my test network

Iron

Digital I&C reviewer (regulator) for nuclear safety applications

Hardware/firmware working on wireless network design

Designing for factory deployment.

Iron

deploying network in embedded devices

Iron

hardware and software integration

 

Iron

Primarily software, some hardware -- designing equipment

Embededd Designer

Platinum

ANSWER: DEPLOYING OR DESIGNING?

Blogger

Good afternoon Alex & Fanny.

Iron

hardware and software

Good afternoon folks, running a little late.

Iron

While selecting the device and vendors, what are the parameters we have to consider

Platinum

High Speed tactical bots, so lots of HW and lots of SW

Iron

In this we dont kneed to get respective licence from authorities

Platinum

software but highly involved in hardware decisions

 

Iron

Embedded SW/hw/system archect

Audio is loud and clear...
Iron

Controls/Automation Engineer

Integration, inter aqliaq

Both, Hardware and software

Iron

Refresh your web page to stop audio repeating.

Iron

@Alex - Professional work: HW/SW/FW.

Iron

I'm Hardware, software, systems, putting it all together.

mostly hardware/embeded control, firmware support, lots of hw/fw testing and debug.

Iron

More hardware, less software

Iron

hardware, general interest, some sw

hardware and firmware

Iron

software and hardware and systems designer

Iron

Embedded systems design, both HW and SW.

Iron

Hardware, packaging the stuff.

 

Iron

firmware and electronic design

Mostly HW, some SW

Iron

lob talk radio? What's the audio repeating? And why?

Iron

Good after noon everybody

Platinum

hello from sunny MIAMI

Sunny day Hope for good info pack

We're all back here again.

Iron

good afternoon everyone

Iron

Loved the bird cartoon!

Iron

Love those birds on a clear wire

 

Iron

good afternoon

 

Iron

Good Afternoon, ready and waiting.

Iron

Hello from Tucson, The land in which your robot nightmares are created...unless you are a law abiding citizen... lol

Iron

Good morning all and happy Friday.

Iron

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Blogger

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