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.
Many Hall-effect sensors specialize in one area of power monitoring—voltage, current, or power from either AC or DC signals. Allegro says its new IC monitors all of these metrics in one chip.
January 11, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Designing a transceiver and antenna is no small feat. A new module from ST is designed to help small companies to spend less time on the hardware and more time on the Bluetooth LE, Zigbee, or Thread application itself.
January 07, 2021 by Steve Arar
In this electrical engineering edition of the 12 days of Christmas, we take a look at a few familiar highlights of the season and zoom in on the technologies electrical engineers have contributed to make them possible.
December 25, 2020 by Hannah DeTavis