Intended for everyday use, most often in entertainment, communications and office productivity.
Radio broadcasting in the early 20 th century brought the first major consumer product, the broadcast receiver…
Later products include PC’s, telephones, MP3 palyers, audio equipment, TV’s, calculators,, GPS automative electronics, digi cameras and players and recorders using video media such as DVD’s, VCR’s or camcorders.
Telegraphs, telephones, and teleprinters, the use of radio and microwave communications, as well as fiber optics and their associated electronics, plus the use of the orbiting satellites and the internet…
A revolution in wireless telecommunications began in the first decade of the 20th century with pioneering developments in wireless radio communications by Nikola Tesla and Guglielmo Marconi .
Marconi (Nobel Prize in Physics)-1909
Charles Wheatstone and Samuel Morse (telegraph),
Alexander Graham Bell (telephone), Edwin Armstrong and Lee de Forest (radio),
John Logie Baird and Philo Farnsworth (television).
The analog-to-digital conversion has introduced many new standards in audio and video, which greatly improves the quality and affordability of the multimedia digital experience.
With the proliferation of broadband, accessing the media has become easy and rewarding for consumers. With easy access and the rich quality enabled by the digital revolution , the telecom field has emerged as the one of the fastest growing field in electronics.
Current trends indicate that the consumer electronics and telecom market is in a rapid evolution phase and the manufacturers are under tremendous competitive pressure to be first-to-market with unique and differentiated products.
A successful product in the consumer market quickly attracts copycat products from the competition, leading to rapid price erosion. To stay ahead of the competition, consumer manufacturers are forced to constantly enhance their products or support emerging technologies. For these reasons, we are seeing a dramatic reduction in the consumer product life cycle.
Dept. of EnC, BVB.
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