Distracted by the noise caused by the many appliances in your home? TI’s newest BLDC motor drivers claim to quiet appliances by up to 3.3 dBA using trapezoidal and field-oriented control.
September 08, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
MUS-IC, ROHM Semiconductor’s specialized family of audio electronics has a new member: a 32-bit DAC designed for high-res playback. What does this DAC teach us about the tenets of Hi-Fi electronics?
April 19, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
ADAS and AVAS are known to add a number of speakers to an automotive audio system. Class-D amplifiers, however, may be a useful solution for cutting size, costs, heat, and power consumption.
March 05, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
When traditional combustion engines aren't drowning out typical road sounds, outside noise pollution can become a nuissance—or even dangerous—for EV occupants. ANC sensors, commonly used in noise-canceling headphones, can be a useful solution.
January 28, 2021 by Jake Hertz
In this electrical engineering edition of the 12 days of Christmas, we take a look at a few familiar highlights of the season and zoom in on the technologies electrical engineers have contributed to make them possible.
December 25, 2020 by Hannah DeTavis
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 Dr. Steve Arar