IoT designers are commonly plagued with the issue of long-term deployment. Energy-harvesting paradigms, including a new solar harvesting device from Maxim, may be a promising supplement to battery cells.
16 hours ago by Adrian Gibbons
Combining a new AC-DC controller and patented "Inde-Flux" transformer technology, Microchip and Würth Elektronik eiSos aim to help designers create reliable bi-directional communication between the primary and secondary elements in isolated applications.
January 12, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
Many Hall-effect sensors specialize in one area of power monitoring—voltage, current, or power from either AC or DC signals. Allegro says its new IC monitors all of these metrics in one chip.
January 11, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Designing a transceiver and antenna is no small feat. A new module from ST is designed to help small companies to spend less time on the hardware and more time on the Bluetooth LE, Zigbee, or Thread application itself.
January 07, 2021 by Steve Arar
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
Thermoelectric coolers (TECs) are increasingly replacing traditional refrigeration technology. But despite all the virtues of TECs, these devices are not without limitations.
November 12, 2020 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
This morning, Maxim Integrated released its newest product, a low-power NN accelerator chip, with the hopes of bringing AI to the edge. We interviewed Kris Ardis, executive director of Micros, Security, and Software Business Unit at Maxim Integrated, to get the details.
October 07, 2020 by Jake Hertz