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NXP Leverages Google's Cloud IoT Core to Enable Smart Devices for Edge Computing
24.10.2017 · News
As an early partner for Android Things, NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced support for the public beta of Google Cloud IoT Core, a fully managed service on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to securely connect and manage IoT devices at scale...
Hex-Switch Decoder Uses Weighted-Capacitor Network to Reduce I/O Pin Count
By using this simple capacitor-network circuit and software, designs using the Arduino Uno need only two I/O pins to read a hex-switch decoder, leaving the remaining pins for other functions...
Wearable Solar Thermoelectric Generator sets Temperature Record
23.10.2017 · News
A recent study, led by Professor Kyoung Jin Choi in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in South Korea has introduced a new advanced energy harvesting system, capable of generating electricity by simply being attached to clothes, windows, and outer walls of a building...
Toshiba's New Low Power Consumption Photocoupler Achieves High Speed Communication in Automotive Applications
23.10.2017 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe today unveiled the TLX9310, a low power consumption photocoupler housed in a 5-pin 3.7 mm × 7.0 mm × 2.2 mm SO6 package. The new device is intended for high-speed communication in automotive applications, especially Battery Management Systems...
Vishay Intertechnology Synchronous Buck Regulators With Industry-Leading Output Current From 2 A to 10 A Deliver Output Power of Over 100 W
20.10.2017 · News
Vishay Intertechnology broadened its microBUCK® family of synchronous buck regulators with new 2 A to 10 A devices featuring a wide input voltage range of 4.5 V to 60 V. Combining high performance n-channel trench MOSFETs with a controller in the compact MLP55-27L package, space-saving Vishay Siliconix SiC46X devices deliver high efficiency and power density...
30 MHz scope-in-a-probe, Wi-Fi connected to PC/tablet, at ˆ299
19.10.2017 · News
From French company IkaLogic, the IkaScope is a pen-shaped battery-powered wireless oscilloscope that streams captured signals to almost any Wi-Fi-connected screen. The IkaScope has 30 MHz bandwidth with 200 Msample/sec sampling rate and the maximum input is ±40 Vpp...
Single switch serves dual duty in small, microprocessor-based system
Traditional control-system designs use separate switches to control power and various system functions, but adding a few components to a small, microprocessor-based system can combine a control function with the system's on/off switch. For example, you can design a system to display relative humidity and temperature...
Analog Devices' Wideband RF Power and Return Loss Measurement System Offers a Smaller Form Factor and Faster Time to Market
18.10.2017 · News
Analog Devices introduced a 9 kHz - 7 GHz directional bridge and dual RMS RF power detector that can simultaneously measure forward and reverse RMS power levels in a signal path along with return loss. The new ADL5920 detector represents a change to conventional approaches by integrating a directional bridge-based coupler that results in an industry leading level of integration and bandwidth...