Whether we like it or not, electrical engineers are deeply implicated in the world’s confusing and expensive quest for quality of life.
January 12, 2020 by Robert Keim
CES isn't just for consumer gadgets. Here are some trends at the show that may affect your designs.
January 07, 2020 by Hannah DeTavis
The COM-WHUC6 module, measuring at 95mm x 95mm, can support up to 64GB of eMMC memory with two available DDR4 slots.
January 03, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
The TouchPoint ultrasound sensor utilizes sound waves to turn any surface into a touchscreen, eliminating the need for physical buttons.
January 03, 2020 by Cabe Atwell
The TPS7A24 low-dropout linear voltage regulator from Texas Instruments comes in fixed and adjustable versions.
January 02, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
The PAM8940E can generate its own drive voltage while still driving large external loads up to 47nF.
December 06, 2019 by Robin Mitchell
Analog Devices’ precision BMS (Battery Management System) ICs will be incorporated into Rimac’s BMS for increased performance and efficiency.
December 04, 2019 by Cabe Atwell
Texas Instruments’ TPS7A02 low-dropout linear regulator combines ultra-low IQ with fast transient response.
September 23, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
The recent hacker cavalcade was a chance for security matters to take center stage, both for those defending the integrity of electronics and those challenging it.
August 19, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
Maxim claims their newest temperature sensor and heart-rate monitor are "lowest-power" with clinical-grade accuracy.
July 30, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
Researchers from a Korean university have studied octopus to learn how to make better stick-on wearable sensors.
July 19, 2019 by Nidia Trejo
Based on the Loihi research chip, Intel's new system is capable of simulating 8-million neurons.
July 15, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
Researchers have combined wearable biosensors with machine learning to aid in treatment for substance abuse.
July 09, 2019 by Orlando Hoilett
Low-power components, voice activation platforms and development kits enable designers to create wireless earbuds, hearing aids, and smart headsets operating on small batteries.
June 24, 2019 by Majeed Ahmad
What is IEC 60601-1 and how does it relate to medical power supply units?
June 14, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
Biometric-monitoring wearables are common for tracking everyday health—but can they monitor seizures?
June 11, 2019 by Orlando Hoilett
Watch out, Moore's Law. Growing demands on memory have pushed semiconductor companies to pack more onto chips.
May 27, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
AI in medicine advances as the FDA clears AI workflow to help radiologists flag cases of pulmonary embolism.
May 21, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
ams has introduced the AS6500, which can provide high-sampling-rate time-to-digital conversion for optical rangefinder systems in automobiles, robots, and drones.
March 10, 2019 by Robert Keim
The HMC882A from Analog Devices is intended for medical, satellite, industrial, and military applications that operate at frequencies below 6.9 GHz.
March 06, 2019 by Robert Keim
While IoT and IIoT are based on similar hardware, their specific applications warrant different data processing, protocols, and security considerations.
26 minutes ago by Lisa Boneta
The new LDMOS-based device is designed for efficient operations in the industrial, scientific, and medical (ISM) band.
4 hours ago by Gary Elinoff
Position trackers and position sensors are fundamentally different. Yet sometimes outside of engineering spaces, we hear the terms used interchangeably. Here's why the distinction matters.
2 days ago by Tyler Charboneau
Available in ultra-thin QFN (UQFN) packages, the new devices measure at 3mm x 3mm x 0.65mm.
3 days ago by Gary Elinoff
BOXiedge is a 24-core mini-server driven by an SoC clocked at 1GHz. What about this solution speaks to the trend toward edge computing?
4 days ago by Robin Mitchell
The SZ1101 (33W) and SZ1105 (65W) incorporate four key ACF subsystems to simply design and reduce BOM count.
4 days ago by Gary Elinoff
Based on familiar COTS devices, these two radiation-hardened devices are designed to facilitate space-based Ethernet connectivity.
Renesas’ ISL91301B PMIC is featured in Google’s Coral devices, including the Mini PCIe Accelerator, M.2 Accelerator, and SoM.
5 days ago by Cabe Atwell
The ML100E series offers 41 standard models with varying VDC inputs and output ranges along with short circuit protection and a wide range of temperature tolerances.
Qorvo claims that ACT475M is the industry’s first AEC-Q100-qualified PMIC DC-DC buck converter aimed at USB Type-C fast charging applications.
January 14, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
The TMC7300 can deliver two amps to drive either one or two DC motors, relays, and LEDs.
January 13, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
CES 2020 offered new insights and product announcements regarding 5G, automotive, IoT, and AI. But which of these trends should engineers pay attention to?
January 13, 2020 by Lisa Boneta
During CES 2020, Google announced new hardware editions and upgrades to the Coral ecosystem, including an Accelerator Module, the Dev Board Mini, and a System-on-Module.
January 13, 2020 by Cabe Atwell
This article reviews how AI is making its way into education, which in turn may direct the future of Industry 4.0.
January 11, 2020 by Cabe Atwell
Maxim states that the MAX20340 shrinks the size of the power interface by 13mm2 and increases mechanical reliability.
January 10, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
The new power management IC is said to help designers build smaller, less intrusive automotive camera systems.
January 09, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
SenslinQ combines integrated software with sensors, Arm- or RISC-V-based MCUs, Ceva's DSP units, and other connected technologies for contextually-aware IoT devices.
January 09, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
The OpenRTK330L is said to deliver cm-level accuracy during GNSS outages and is fully customizable with open-source algorithms.
January 08, 2020 by Lisa Boneta
The new SoC expedites the design of smart devices with LoRa and other types of LPWAN IoT connectivity.
January 08, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
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