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The 7 Most Popular Symmetry Electronics Blog Posts

About Symmetry Electronics Team

Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway company, TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is part of the Exponential Technology Group (XTG) – a supergroup of electronic component distributors and engineering services firms working together to advance the electronics industry. For more information, visit www.symmetryelectronics.com.


7. Bluetooth 5 versus Bluetooth 4.2, what’s the difference?

The Bluetooth 5 specification has at long last been ratified. Soon everything from mobile phones to beacons will support this new standard. So why should you consider using it for your application? In this blog we shed some light on this new technology.


6. System-on-Chip vs Single-Board Computer: A Comparison Guide

One common question we see come up in engineering meetings is whether a customer should choose a System on Chip (SoC) or a Single Board Computer (SBC) for their design, and all the trade-offs of that decision. There are so many pros and cons to each that there is no easy answer. This article discusses the factors you need to consider before making a design decision on SoC vs SBC.


5. A List of Devices That Can be Powered with PoE (Power over Ethernet)

The possibilities of PoE are almost endless, and customers often ask us how much wattage their design actually needs. Here, we will give some examples to show how much wattage various types of designs require.


4. GPS vs GLONASS: Which is Best for Tracking Applications?

In this article we discuss some of the main differences between these technologies and outline different options available to the designer. This gives a good starting point in the search for the best tracking solution for your application.


3. Arduino Development Kits: Advantages and Features

Introduced in 2005, the Arduino platform was designed to provide a cheaper way for hobbyists, students and professionals to create applications that play in the human interface world using sensors, actuators, motors, and other rudimentary products. This post also covers 5 major benefits for using Arduino kits. 


2. What is the Difference Between GNSS and GPS?

With some help from our partner Telit, we get into the main differences of these 2 satellite navigation systems. 

And the #1 post is...


1. WiFi Standards 802.11a/b/g/n vs. 802.11ac: Which is Best?

Many of our customers come to us for guidance on which WiFi standard would be best for their specific product development needs. In this article, we look at the evolution of wireless standards, as well as the pros and cons of each.

Let us know what you'd like learn more about. We want to create the most relevant and helpful content for our customers and design engineers. 


Contact Symmetry Electronics at 866-506-8829, email us or start a live chat and we'll be glad to help you with your projects!

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About Symmetry Electronics Team

Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway company, TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is part of the Exponential Technology Group (XTG) – a supergroup of electronic component distributors and engineering services firms working together to advance the electronics industry. For more information, visit www.symmetryelectronics.com.

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