Recent LED drivers from Maxim Integrated, STMicroelectronics, and ON Semiconductor promise improved performance in LED lighting applications. This article covers these releases and their specifications.
July 17, 2021 by Ikimi .O
Taoglas has released a new SoM platform for IoT systems. What is this platform exactly, and how does it claim to speed up IoT time-to-market by 80%?
July 14, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
Two new hardware kits from u-blox use Bluetooth Direction Finding APIs for indoor positioning applications. Are they using angle-of-arrival or angle-of-departure for direction finding?
July 01, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
With its new PMIC, e-peas hopes to enable more performant energy harvesting for IoT devices. But to do so, what are the challenges that come with IoT energy harvesting?
June 18, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Could we be charging our devices from two meters away? Atmosic and Energous Corporation claim we can—and that the key is RF.
June 09, 2021 by Kate Smith
One method of accelerating system design is with a system-on-module (SoM). The newest XRF16-Gen3 Xilinx-based SoM from AVNET has improvements worth evaluating.
May 24, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Learn how two methods of demodulation compare: synchronous demodulation and rectifier-type demodulation. Here we discuss each method's advantages, drawbacks, and appropriate applications.
May 23, 2021 by Steve Arar
This week All About Circuits had the chance to sit down with Qualcomm and talk about its newest chipset for IIoT and how it is moving 5G to industrial settings.
May 21, 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
Capitalizing on a 14.1% market growth in the 2020 wearable IoT market, Toshiba and Nordic Semiconductor partner to bring the world’s smallest BLE module.
May 13, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Will making the jump to EVs push wireless charging to the next level?
May 12, 2021 by Ikimi .O
A new reference design from ADI appeals to electronic warfare applications, aerospace radar, and advanced commercial radio.
April 16, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
ArduSimple and u-blox are teaming up with a module and single-board computer for real-time kinematic calculations. The result, they claim, is accurate m^-2 GPS measurements.
April 12, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Using impulse radios as an example, we'll examine the advantages of ultra-wideband (UWB) technology compared to other short-range wireless communication technologies.
April 11, 2021 by Steve Arar
5G will undoubtedly make its mark in crowded urban centers. But how can RF technologies for this spectrum make a difference in rural and even space settings?
March 31, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
Wireless integration is a now-common reality of most IoT designs. How can designers monolithically integrate 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz more seamlessly?
March 19, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Our series on quantization noise begins with a clarification of the framework the author used to determine the scope of his investigation into quantization noise.
March 07, 2021 by Wes Brodsky
Wi-SUN FAN may be a worthwhile alternative to LoRaWAN and NB-IoT. Now, ROHM has developed a Wi-SUN FAN module with the promise of increased reliability and security in LPWA mesh networks.
March 02, 2021 by Jake Hertz
This article launches a series exploring the question of how to model data converters for system simulations.
February 25, 2021 by Wes Brodsky
How should I and Q combining be done? Through analog or digital means? This article will discuss the basics of the analog and digital IQ approaches.
February 22, 2021 by Wes Brodsky
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