Rohde & Schwarz wearable devices and smart fabrics

Wearable devices and smart fabrics

The wearables that are revolutionizing the way we work, relax and stay healthy require reliable connectivity at all times.

This new type of communicating "thing" requires seamless integration between fashion and sensor technologies. The main technology challenges include ultra-low-power operation, very compact designs, flexible materials, waterproofness and reliable connectivity. A market that is just taking off – smart watches, fitness trackers, smart belts, smart shoes and connected shirts will revolutionize the way we work, relax and stay healthy.

Efficient integration of antennas and extremely low-power consumption are typical design challenges for wearables. Due to the possible impact on health and safety, reliable, secure and private communication is mandatory. Testing of RF performance, battery life and conformance with standards and regulations of IoT wearables plays an important role

IoT power consumption testing

IoT power consumption testing

It is essential to have a good understanding of the power consumption behavior of different operational modes and the impact of power saving features in order to optimize the hardware and software of ultra-low-power designs and achieve very long battery life.

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