While women are certainly a minority among hardware designers, their leadership and design feats are driving innovation and expanding the talent pool of engineers.
3 days ago by Jake Hertz
In this article, learn about zero-g offset and zero-g bias level, how it pertains to capacitive MEMS accelerometers, as well as accelerometer offset calibration to trim out offset error.
5 days ago by Dr. Steve Arar
Hall effect sensors (HESs) can be a great option for position sensing. Hoping to push this technology forward, Allego is releasing a 3D Hall effect sensor IC for sine/cosine outputs.
January 13, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Here, we'll round up recent releases from u-blox, Avnet and onsemi, and Murata that illustrate how the IoT industry relies on component-level advances.
January 11, 2022 by Nicholas St. John
When attached to factory workers' waistbands, the device can sense unsafe postures and movements—providing analytics for employers and insurance companies.
December 27, 2021 by Jake Hertz
The MEMS piezoresistive pressure sensor stands apart from traditional barometers with a waterproof package, built-in temperature compensation, and high tolerance to stress.
November 10, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
Built for wearable devices, the new UV-detection chip can help users monitor their exposure to the most harmful type of radiation: UV-A.
October 14, 2021 by Kristijan Nelkovski
The researchers at Northwestern University say they have created the smallest man-made flying structures.
September 29, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Wood and electronics seem an unlikely duo. But researchers are finding promise in cellulose substrates in energy-harvesting wooden floors and even "Woodsat" satellites.
September 10, 2021 by Ikimi .O
Recently IoT has been at the forefront of everyone's mind, especially for Renesas, Silicon Labs, and Nordic Semiconductor. What IoT innovations have they come up with lately?
July 09, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Learn how four different types of proximity sensor technologies compare: ultrasonic, photoelectric, laser rangefinder, and inductive sensors.
May 20, 2021 by Jeff Smoot, CUI Devices
Measuring the minuscule resistance changes in resistive sensors can be a daunting task. Here are two hardware methods to eliminate bridge non-linearity errors.
May 02, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
Triboelectric nanogenerators (or "TENGs") aren't the newest technology on the block. However, global research indicates they may change energy-harvesting technology through the power of movement.
April 24, 2021 by Ikimi .O
With the rise of edge computing, companies and researchers alike are doubling down on sustainability—from tracking endangered harbor seals to monitoring crop growth.
April 23, 2021 by Jake Hertz
With air quality becoming a larger concern, could personalized air quality sensors become the next way to measure local pollution?
April 14, 2021 by Luke James
Consumer sleep technology is becoming a staple in biometric reading. Now, Google has released a radar chip that more easily tracks and analyzes sleep quality.
April 06, 2021 by Rushi Patel
ON Semiconductor’s new smart camera is a blend of many of the company's embedded devices, including sensors, cameras, and BLE connectivity.
February 10, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Sensor R&D has targeted all of the five human senses—including smell. Here are a few ways "electronic noses" have advanced even further in recent months.
February 02, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
This New Product Brief (NPB) is part of a video series highlighting the features, applications, and technical specs of newly-released products.
February 01, 2021 by Mouser Electronics
Innovations in smart technology call for innovations in sensor ICs. Here are a few that have stood out in the first few days of CES 2021.
January 13, 2021 by Jake Hertz
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