While Ethernet switches were once solely associated with IT applications, today they are staples in industries from military to rail communications.
12 hours ago by Luke James
While CAN FD has been around since 2011, this protocol is still, in many cases, the preferable option to Classical CAN for many designers. Here's why.
one day ago by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
This week, Austrian company ams released a new capacitive sensor to perform hands-on detection. This announcement reflects a trend in capacitive sensors leading the charge in automotive HMIs.
2 days ago by Jake Hertz
Synopsys has announced its acquisition of UK-based in-chip monitoring leader Moortec, whose technology forms a core part of Synopsys’ Silicon Lifecycle Management platform.
4 days ago by Luke James
This past week, Spain’s attempted launch of its first optical imaging satellite ended in tragic failure—and the reason was frustratingly avoidable.
5 days ago by Jake Hertz
Apple's inclusion of a LiDAR-capable sensor in the iPhone 12 Pro opened doors for augmented reality applications. But using LiDAR with AR is not without its design challenges.
November 16, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Depending on the project, designers have a number of options to either etch security at the silicon level or buy a pre-fabricated and pre-programmed security IC.
November 13, 2020 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
In modernized factories, time efficiency is paramount. New designs from Maxim Integrated aim to streamline efficiency by using configurable digital and analog IO.
October 28, 2020 by Jake Hertz
This week, NXP Semiconductors announced two strategic partnerships that help solidify its place in the ML industry. We interviewed experts at NXP to get the inside scoop.
October 19, 2020 by Jake Hertz
This summer, three major EDA companies have ramped up their software tools to better assist IC designers.
Researchers in Japan have turned to heterogeneous silicone to "bounce back" stretchable sensors that have been stretched a touch too far.
October 15, 2020 by Luke James
Automated optical inspections can only be so thorough with QFLN packages. Pairing QFLN packages with side-wettable flanks facilitate the PCB assembly process.
October 15, 2020 by Jake Hertz
NXP Semiconductors has announced the opening of its new high-volume RF GaN fab in Chandler, Arizona, representing the United States’ most advanced fab dedicated to 5G RF power amplifiers.
October 02, 2020 by Luke James
New oscilloscopes with larger bandwidths, faster sampling rates, and quicker rise times prove that T&M doesn't have to slow down amidst the pandemic.
September 28, 2020 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
A new laser direct imaging technology may significantly increase the speed of solder mask production at a low cost.
August 10, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Rocket Lab’s recent in-flight failure was the result of an electrical system failure. This evokes the question, How can electrical failures be avoided?
August 03, 2020 by Jake Hertz
ONE Tech's upgraded MicroAI Atom brings AI training and operation down to a single device.
August 03, 2020 by Maya Jeyendran
Signal switching is vital in test systems, and there are many options to accomplish the task. Here's why reed relay-based switching systems may be your best bet.
July 29, 2020 by Steve Arar
These new devices are forging innovation in image sensor technology—speeding up industrial equipment, doubling up on pixels, and capturing both visible and invisible light.
July 24, 2020 by Nicholas St. John
An emerging field in electronics manufacturing may provide lightweight and cost-effective solutions to meet design constraints. But it's not without drawbacks.
July 15, 2020 by Jake Hertz
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