Novel approaches to end node power supply design using switched-mode converters can enable a wireless end node to operate from a CR2032 lithium coin cell with up to +20 dBm transmit power.
June 25, 2019 by Josh Norem, Silicon Labs
This article outlines traditional half-duplex RS-485 configurations and then presents new alternatives for simplifying the control interface by eliminating the required control lines and software control code.
May 29, 2018 by Bonnie Baker, Maxim Integrated
The growing use of wireless data is driving demand for communication systems that can transmit more data with greater energy efficiency, in order to both cut operating costs and, in mobile devices, to increase battery life.
December 19, 2017 by Ampleon
As system designers search for power efficient signal conditioning components, they may find that there are very few ICs available under 100 μA supply current and even fewer that include a small package variant.
April 18, 2017 by David Plourde, Analog Devices
The growing need to create electricity from a wider variety of energy sources including renewables is driving growing interest in DC power distribution over long distances and within buildings.
January 06, 2017 by Rudy Ramos, Mouser
Want to send text to an Arduino with an Android smartphone? Here's how! This article will show how an Arduino (or almost any other microcontroller) can "talk" with your smartphone, sending and receiving text in both directions.
October 16, 2015 by Hariharan Mathavan