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
Concerning the Internet of Things (IoT), especially Industrial IoT (IIoT) devices, power consumption can be a major hurdle. To overcome this challenge, linear regulators and buck converters can be beneficial.
December 23, 2021 by Brandon Becker, ROHM Semiconductor
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
In this Industry Article, we'll discuss PoE (Power over Ethernet) standards and power sourcing equipment (PSE), using office Internet of Things (IoT) devices as an example application.
November 16, 2021 by Rich Fry, TDK Corporation of America
This article discusses some concepts for ensuring motion detector designs will be robust to external disturbances by presenting an infrared detector assembly that can significantly reduce the parts count and improve product performance and reliability.
February 23, 2021 by Ryan Sheahen, Littelfuse
In this article, we discuss some key security threats to be aware of when designing for the IoT, important security functions, and how protecting these designs is becoming easier with advances in security ICs.
September 15, 2020 by Scott Jones, Maxim Integrated
With the adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning in a wide variety of applications, reliability verification of AI/ML processors is critical since failures can have major consequences for the validity and legitimacy of AI/ML technology.
January 21, 2020 by Neel Natekar, Mentor
Manufacturing still takes a large portion of time in the electrical engineering cycle. This article discusses how software-driven automation and the IIoT can help hasten the manufacturing process.
December 17, 2019 by Shashank Samala, Tempo Automation
Novel approaches to end node power supply design using switched-mode converters can enable a wireless end node to operate from a CR2032 lithium coin cell with up to +20 dBm transmit power.
June 25, 2019 by Josh Norem, Silicon Labs