From mechanical latches and liquid flow restrictors to the earliest radio tuners and volume adjusters, rotary controls have been a mainstay of effective interface design. Learn more about rotary controls for modern hardware interfaces.
February 02, 2022 by Max Burk, ALMAX
Human machine interfaces (HMIs) often incorporate light indicators. One option for HMI indicator technology is light pipes. In this article, learn some of the design considerations for choosing and using light pipes.
January 14, 2022 by Sannah Vinding, VCC
In today's data-driven world, devices are constantly striving to connect with one another, especially in the automotive industry. How can vehicle-to-everything (V2V) communication change the world of vehicle communication?
December 23, 2021 by Dan Loop, NXP Semiconductors
OT (operational technology) and IT (informational technology) may have different real-time needs, but they're merged in the TSN (time-sensitive networking) Ethernet-based standards. Learn about the theory and hardware involved in implementing TSN in industrial network design.
August 12, 2021 by Christian Castel, NXP
This article discusses the use of an encoder to ensure accurate ongoing tracking of a motor's rotor shaft and the key factors that will help in the selection of the encoder based on different parameters.
March 16, 2021 by Jason Kelly, CUI Devices
Leveraging board-level cameras offer a variety of benefits. To help identify the right mix of features and design elements, here are some factors to consider when selecting and designing in an embedded machine vision camera.
February 11, 2021 by Brian Cha, FLIR
This article provides an overview of access control topology in smart homes and industrial buildings by covering the various protection and sensing solutions engineers can use in their designs.
November 17, 2020 by Ryan Sheahen, Littelfuse
This article looks at semiconductor technologies that are driving EV chargers, including high-voltage semiconductor switches, power converters, and multi-level complex power stages.
October 06, 2020 by Jayanth Rangaraju, Texas Instruments
As automotive moves from domain to zonal networks, many different kinds of data end up sharing the same wires. This article looks at IEEE 802.1’s Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) standards as a solution.
July 21, 2020 by Don Pannell, NXP Semiconductors