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
Using load biasing, the new MOSFET gate driver has turn-on speeds in the order of tens of microseconds. It's also the so-called first of its kind that doesn't require an external power supply.
September 22, 2021 by Abdulwaliy Oyekunle
As the IoT market heats up, new devices are coming out to keep up with the momentum. One latest development comes from Alif Semiconductor with two new MCU families the "Ensemble" and "Crescendo."
September 08, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Position sensors have been trending, especially with the increasing need for them in industrial settings. What new products have companies come up with and how have they advanced monitoring technology?
July 15, 2021 by Rushi Patel
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
Autonomous drones and robots utilize small motors. These fast-spinning mini motors require miniature encoders and IC package sizes. This article shows how an optical sinusoidal encoder provides a higher resolution and increased speeds with a 2x3 mm dual simultaneous-sampling SAR-ADC.
August 11, 2020 by Bonnie Baker, Maxim Integrated