It’s a consequential time in the connectivity world. While Apple switches to USB-C on its new iPhone 15, Intel has released version 5 of its Thunderbolt standard.
4 days ago by Jake Hertz
New battery management ICs may provide efficient operating points for the smallest batteries.
July 13, 2023 by Aaron Carman
Released in time for PCIM Europe this week, the new chip's integrated approach is aimed at enabling easier and more-cost-efficient wireless charging designs.
May 08, 2023 by Jake Hertz
To enable the move from combustion engines to battery power for lawn equipment, e-mobility, and similar designs, Qorvo has released one-chip battery management ICs for 20-cell battery-powered systems.
March 13, 2023 by Jeff Child
Driver IC manufacturers are rolling out innovative solutions for targeted applications, addressing the gaps in the power driver industry.
February 04, 2023 by Darshil Patel
New research outlines the state of the printable electronics industry and the role it could play in the future of IoT.
January 11, 2023 by Jake Hertz
At CES 2023 this week, Texas Instruments is unveiling a pair of highly accurate EV battery monitoring ICs, which are expected to enable longer ranges for EVs.
January 03, 2023 by Jeff Child
In an effort to marry power efficiency with mid-range FPGA performance, the company has unveiled a new family of tiny form factor, low-power devices.
December 13, 2022 by Jeff Child
In our exclusive interview at Iceland-based Laki Power’s HQ, the company shares how its blend of sensing, data, and energy harvesting aims to revolutionize grid monitoring.
December 06, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Enabling use in size-constrained system designs, a crop of MOSFET ICs are available that leverage small IC package formats.
November 26, 2022 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
Hoping to pave a path toward more sustainable electronics, could research into mushroom-based substrates from Johannes Kepler University (JKU) of Linz be the answer?
November 21, 2022 by Jake Hertz
To tackle the complex challenges of traction inverter control in new electric vehicles (EVs), NXP
unveils its S32K39 series of MCUs at Electronica.
November 15, 2022 by Jeff Child
Offering novel approaches to battery energy storage, a trio of research efforts are using electronic technologies and materials science to tackle energy storage challenges.
October 22, 2022 by Nicholas St. John
Recent research on wireless power transfer technology could transmit power across a room, enabling a wide array of charging applications.
September 15, 2022 by Arjun Nijhawan
To reduce e-waste, researchers are experimenting with paper-based batteries. This latest one comes from Empa, which is activated by water.
August 01, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Designing its patented digital polar radio implementation into an SoC and a development kit, InnoPhase brings extreme low power to Wi-Fi IoT systems.
July 29, 2022 by Jeff Child
As silicon carbide (SiC) proliferates in EV designs, a series of manufacturer collaborations are fueling innovation in electric vehicle (EV) traction inverters, charging infrastructure, and more.
July 02, 2022 by Abdulwaliy Oyekunle
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.
June 29, 2022 by Jeff Child
Offering a blend of low-power, high RF power, and a $0.79 price, Texas Instruments (TI) has released a new Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) MCU aimed at the growing connected device market.
June 22, 2022 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
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