Active noise control is a principle technology in noise-canceling headphones. But there's a nuanced part of the ANC conversation that warrants discussion: adaptive controllers and cancelation paths.
November 17, 2020 by Steve Arar
With more people working from home, noise-canceling headphones are ever-more prevalent. What circuitry underlies this popular technology?
November 05, 2020 by Steve Arar
Leveraging their A2B audio bus technology, Analog Devices has released a full audio system for fast prototyping, evaluation projects, demonstrations, and educational applications.
September 10, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Machine learning startup Syntiant announced in early August that it had secured $35 million to push its processors forward.
August 21, 2020 by Luke James
How do the surveillance camera reference designs from five big names—Renesas, NXP, Qualcomm, Microchip, and TI—compare to each other?
August 07, 2020 by Nicholas St. John
The power-saving architecture behind the MEMs microphone side-steps the pitfalls of always-on listening battery consumption.
July 30, 2020 by Jake Hertz
MEMs speakers already have a leg up on conventional speakers. What does a fully-monolithic MEMs speaker entail?
July 17, 2020 by Jake Hertz
There are many ways to do the job, each with its own set of advantages, disadvantages, and best use cases.
June 11, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Laptop or desktop PC designers know the woes of USB signal loss down a 12-inch PCB trace. The good news is there's a device purpose-built to strengthen signals the whole way across.
April 10, 2020 by Steve Arar
Analog Discovery 2 is called the "one tool with many functions." But how does it hold up against analogous T&M devices in the industry?
March 12, 2020 by Steve Arar
What's the role of low-pass filters in class D amplification? We'll use ST's new class D amp to discuss this question.
March 09, 2020 by Robert Keim
Maxim Integrated is accelerating innovation in Europe with a $25 million investment for a new design center in Dublin, Ireland.
March 02, 2020 by Luke James
British researchers have been investigating the effects of sound and light on the data transmission process in order to try and increase transfer speeds.
February 25, 2020 by Luke James
Analog Devices' Automotive Audio Bus (A2B) technology uses a daisy-chain topology and combines power and data into a single twisted pair.
January 29, 2020 by Robin Mitchell
On November 22, Harvey C. Nathanson passed away, leaving a legacy as the father of the first MEMs device.
December 07, 2019 by Robin Mitchell
The PAM8940E can generate its own drive voltage while still driving large external loads up to 47nF.
December 06, 2019 by Robin Mitchell
The P348 is designed for transducer simulation and provides carrier frequencies over a range of 0.5MHz to 20MHz.
November 26, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
TI designed the new ADC to capture low-distortion audio recordings from far distances or in noisy environments.
November 05, 2019 by Lisa Boneta
Diode Incorporated’s 40V, 2.2MHz synchronous buck converters are designed for high efficiency across all loads.
October 31, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
Microchip's newest SoC and module feature a power amplifier and flash memory, enabling them to better support Sony’s LDAC technology.
October 08, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
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