As tech giants lean towards creating in-house hardware, Amazon releases a new software development kit that allows original device manufacturers (ODMs) to add Alexa services to any hardware device.
November 28, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Distracted by the noise caused by the many appliances in your home? TI’s newest BLDC motor drivers claim to quiet appliances by up to 3.3 dBA using trapezoidal and field-oriented control.
September 08, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
This article explores the IEC 60730 Class B standard for functional safety to address both mechanical and electrical design in appliances. Learn what the standard entails and controllers to help meet these standards.
December 01, 2020 by Chad Solomon, Microchip Technology
Soldering surface mount components by hand can be done, but reflow soldering in an oven is much quicker and produces more consistent results. Building a microprocessor controlled reflow oven is well within the abilities and budget of many hobbyists.
February 05, 2016 by Charles R. Hampton