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
Condition-based monitoring is important to consider when designing with vibration in mind, especially in IoT and industrial applications. A new development platform knits together resources for hardware designers, software engineers, and algorithm developers alike.
February 08, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
IoT designers are commonly plagued with the issue of long-term deployment. Energy-harvesting paradigms, including a new solar harvesting device from Maxim, may be a promising supplement to battery cells.
January 18, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Combining a new AC-DC controller and patented "Inde-Flux" transformer technology, Microchip and Würth Elektronik eiSos aim to help designers create reliable bi-directional communication between the primary and secondary elements in isolated applications.
January 12, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.