New sensor innovations have emerged to play in market-specific zones. Among these are IS0-26262 electric vehicle (EV) sensors, RFID sensors, and sensors geared for the Internet of Things (IoT).
6 hours ago by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
By marrying a MEMS microphone, a pressure sensor, and an AI/ML algorithm, a PSoC MCU-based reference design lets engineers build very low-power smart alarm systems.
2 days ago by Jeff Child
Wireless sensor networks need energy harvesting to replace battery power. Researchers are coming up with innovative ways to get energy from alternative sources—even human sweat.
May 14, 2022 by Darshil Patel
Compared to other mesh networking protocols, Bluetooth mesh has the adoption rate and the specs to expand the infrastructure of smart lighting.
May 02, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
Researchers at the University of California San Diego are studying microbial fuel cells as a feasible solution to real-life engineering challenges.
April 25, 2022 by Robert Keim
Omnispace and Lacuna collaborate to reinvent space-based Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity to seamlessly connect the unconnected remote regions around the globe.
March 21, 2022 by Darshil Patel
Here is an accolade to Mildred Dresselhaus, a woman who began studying carbon allotropes on a nanoscale level and prompted other female physicists to follow her steps in STEM.
March 04, 2022 by Biljana Ognenova
In an attempt to bring e-textiles to smart homes, researchers at the University of Cambridge have fabricated a 46-inch textile display by weaving active electronics into a fiber.
February 17, 2022 by Abdulwaliy Oyekunle
While women are certainly a minority among hardware designers, their leadership and design feats are driving innovation and expanding the talent pool of engineers.
January 25, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Hall effect sensors (HESs) can be a great option for position sensing. Hoping to push this technology forward, Allego is releasing a 3D Hall effect sensor IC for sine/cosine outputs.
January 13, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Here, we'll round up recent releases from u-blox, Avnet and onsemi, and Murata that illustrate how the IoT industry relies on component-level advances.
January 11, 2022 by Nicholas St. John
When attached to factory workers' waistbands, the device can sense unsafe postures and movements—providing analytics for employers and insurance companies.
December 27, 2021 by Jake Hertz
The MEMS piezoresistive pressure sensor stands apart from traditional barometers with a waterproof package, built-in temperature compensation, and high tolerance to stress.
November 10, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
Built for wearable devices, the new UV-detection chip can help users monitor their exposure to the most harmful type of radiation: UV-A.
October 14, 2021 by Kristijan Nelkovski
The researchers at Northwestern University say they have created the smallest man-made flying structures.
September 29, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Wood and electronics seem an unlikely duo. But researchers are finding promise in cellulose substrates in energy-harvesting wooden floors and even "Woodsat" satellites.
September 10, 2021 by Ikimi .O
Recently IoT has been at the forefront of everyone's mind, especially for Renesas, Silicon Labs, and Nordic Semiconductor. What IoT innovations have they come up with lately?
July 09, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Triboelectric nanogenerators (or "TENGs") aren't the newest technology on the block. However, global research indicates they may change energy-harvesting technology through the power of movement.
April 24, 2021 by Ikimi .O
With the rise of edge computing, companies and researchers alike are doubling down on sustainability—from tracking endangered harbor seals to monitoring crop growth.
April 23, 2021 by Jake Hertz
With air quality becoming a larger concern, could personalized air quality sensors become the next way to measure local pollution?
April 14, 2021 by Luke James
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