3GPP Release 16 holds the promise to make high precision location services cheaper and more reliable. Exploiting new signal properties in combination with a variety of non-cellular technologies could enable forms of hybrid positioning.
April 02, 2019 by Sylvia Lu, u-blox
This article looks at a solution to add additional USB charging ports to a vehicle using a single chip containing all the necessary parts and delivers 5V to the device.
July 10, 2018 by Nazzareno Rossetti, Maxim Integrated
Part 5 of this 12-part series continues to explore effective noise bandwidth as it relates to delta-sigma ADCs and system-level design by stepping through a simple example using a two-stage filter to understand how to calculate the ENBW and how system changes affect the ENBW.
May 22, 2018 by Bryan Lizon, Texas Instruments
Part 4 of this “Resolving the Signal” article series covers noise in delta-sigma ADCs focuses on understanding basic effective noise bandwidth (ENBW) topics.
April 11, 2018 by Bryan Lizon, Texas Instruments
Connected industrial machines can sense a wide array of information used to make key decisions within the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). A sensor within an edge node can be spatially far removed from any data aggregation point. It must connect through a gateway that links edge data with a network.
January 09, 2018 by Ian Beavers, Analog Devices
This article describes the state of the semiconductor technology that is enabling new developments with shorter gate length GaAs and GaN transistors, circuit design considerations to achieve optimum performance, and examples of both GaAs and GaN wideband power amplifiers (PAs) that demonstrate today’s technology.
November 14, 2017 by Keith Benson, Analog Devices
The next step of wide-area wireless connection is to bring the power of wireless to machine type communications (MTC). This will drive a revolution in services that will span sectors as diverse as manufacturing, city management, transportation, and energy.
October 17, 2017 by Emmanuel Gresset, CEVA
Digital power supplies are widely employed in high-end servers, storage, telecom brick modules, and more. For these applications, isolation is often required. This article discusses the digital isolation techniques with Analog Devices’ iCoupler products in digital power supply design.
August 01, 2017 by Jason Duan, Analog Devices
Development is well underway on Gigabit LTE cellular communications systems that promise an order of magnitude increase in data transfer rates and 5G is close behind. Small cell access nodes will form an essential part of both systems but new communications processors are needed to make these a reality.
June 08, 2017 by Emmanuel Gresset, CEVA
Passive intermodulation represents the intermodulation products generated when two or more signals transit through a passive device with nonlinear properties. The interaction of mechanical components generally causes nonlinear elements.
May 09, 2017 by Frank Kearney, Analog Devices
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
Designers must consider processing temperatures, producibility, and solder joint integrity of every component as well as higher I/O connectors. This article looks at ways to enable smaller component footprints for high-density PCBs.
November 03, 2020 by Brian Niehoff, Samtec
NXP’s i.MX 8M Plus applications processor enables machine learning and intelligent vision for consumer applications and the industrial edge. Learn about the features of this processor and how it can be used in embedded vision systems.
October 22, 2020 by Jeff Steinheider, NXP Semiconductors
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
This article looks at digit detection and recognition using MNIST eIQ as an example, which consists of several parts — the digit recognition is performed by a TensorFlow Lite model, and a GUI is used to increase the usability of the i.MX RT1060 device.
September 22, 2020 by David Piskula, NXP Semiconductors
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
In this article, learn how to enable I2C by allowing the LPC55S69 MCU on the E1 board to communicate with a Bosch BME280 environmental sensor present on the Microe Weather click module.
September 10, 2020 by Mark Dunnett, on Behalf of NXP
Floating-gate Flash circuitry is only embedded in devices fabricated at 40nm or earlier nodes, so it is not embedded in the most advanced, highest-performance processors. For secure code and data storage, designers, therefore, have to specify an external device that contains secure memory capacity.
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