Some wearable manufacturers don't consider energy harvesting (of any sort) a good return on investment. In pursuit of self-powered wearables, EE researchers are looking to change that.
4 hours ago by Kristijan Nelkovski
Safety is always a major concern for designers, especially in vehicles. Hoping to further ADAS safety, TDK, Maxim Integrated, and Rohde & Schwarz release new devices.
3 days ago by Ikimi .O
Often overlooked, reference designs can be an EEs best friend. Maxim Integrated, STMicroelectronics, and Microchip aim to help design facial detecting IoT, MasterGaN devices, and for Qi 1.3.
5 days ago by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
Breaking the 10 Gbps ‘barrier’ might be the point where mobile broadband starts to match the functionality of fiber services. Qualcomm’s modem-RF system recently achieved standalone 10 Gbps.
July 30, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Recent LED drivers from Maxim Integrated, STMicroelectronics, and ON Semiconductor promise improved performance in LED lighting applications. This article covers these releases and their specifications.
July 17, 2021 by Ikimi .O
Taoglas has released a new SoM platform for IoT systems. What is this platform exactly, and how does it claim to speed up IoT time-to-market by 80%?
July 14, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
Two new hardware kits from u-blox use Bluetooth Direction Finding APIs for indoor positioning applications. Are they using angle-of-arrival or angle-of-departure for direction finding?
July 01, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
With its new PMIC, e-peas hopes to enable more performant energy harvesting for IoT devices. But to do so, what are the challenges that come with IoT energy harvesting?
June 18, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Could we be charging our devices from two meters away? Atmosic and Energous Corporation claim we can—and that the key is RF.
June 09, 2021 by Kate Smith
One method of accelerating system design is with a system-on-module (SoM). The newest XRF16-Gen3 Xilinx-based SoM from AVNET has improvements worth evaluating.
May 24, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
This week All About Circuits had the chance to sit down with Qualcomm and talk about its newest chipset for IIoT and how it is moving 5G to industrial settings.
May 21, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Capitalizing on a 14.1% market growth in the 2020 wearable IoT market, Toshiba and Nordic Semiconductor partner to bring the world’s smallest BLE module.
May 13, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Will making the jump to EVs push wireless charging to the next level?
May 12, 2021 by Ikimi .O
A new reference design from ADI appeals to electronic warfare applications, aerospace radar, and advanced commercial radio.
April 16, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
ArduSimple and u-blox are teaming up with a module and single-board computer for real-time kinematic calculations. The result, they claim, is accurate m^-2 GPS measurements.
April 12, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
5G will undoubtedly make its mark in crowded urban centers. But how can RF technologies for this spectrum make a difference in rural and even space settings?
March 31, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
Wireless integration is a now-common reality of most IoT designs. How can designers monolithically integrate 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz more seamlessly?
March 19, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Wi-SUN FAN may be a worthwhile alternative to LoRaWAN and NB-IoT. Now, ROHM has developed a Wi-SUN FAN module with the promise of increased reliability and security in LPWA mesh networks.
March 02, 2021 by Jake Hertz
RF front ends are one of the most important hardware blocks involved in RF design, but they’re not a one-size-fits-all solution.
February 11, 2021 by Jake Hertz
ON Semiconductor’s new smart camera is a blend of many of the company's embedded devices, including sensors, cameras, and BLE connectivity.
February 10, 2021 by Jake Hertz
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