The umbrella of wearables just broadened even wider with face masks. Engineers from Northwestern University have developed an embedded hardware platform that can sense users’ biometrics through a face mask.
3 days ago by Darshil Patel
For years, e-peas has been rolling out energy-harvesting solutions: PMICs—and more recently—an MCU and antenna. The company recently showed these solutions in action in an autonomous surveillance system.
January 13, 2022 by Nicholas St. John
The automotive industry has been building up vehicles to become more connected, intelligent, and safe. Adding to these goals, Samsung has released three new logic solutions for next-gen automobiles.
January 06, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Hoping to curb e-waste and let consumers have one cord to charge their devices, the European Commission (EC) suggests USB-C should become standard. How could this affect e-waste, designs, and engineers?
October 19, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
This article provides an introduction to microcontroller power management concepts. The NXP i.MX RT500 family of crossover MCUs will be used to provide examples of how these power management concepts can be employed by embedded developers in their applications.
July 08, 2021 by Alejandra Guzman, NXP Semiconductors