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February 18, 2018

300MHz to 9GHz High Linearity I/Q Demodulator Supports 1GHz Bandwidth & Achieves up to 60dB Image Rejection

Electronics -- Linear Technology - Analog Devices announces LTC5594, a wideband, high linearity true zero-IF (ZIF) demodulator...

February 18, 2018 02:14 AM

Technology Lessons for the IoT Professional Copy

Electronics -- IoT Inc - Episode 97 - The technology of the software-defined product, containing the digital twin, is the most important technology in IoT -...

February 18, 2018 02:13 AM

February 16, 2018

Small wake-up receivers could extend IoT sensor life

Enterprise -- Network World News - One of the potential hindrances to ubiquitous Internet of Things (IoT) take-up is related to how one should power the possibly...

February 16, 2018 05:21 PM

EPC to Showcase Industry-Leading Performance in High Power Density DC-DC Conversion and Multiple High Frequency Applications Using eGaN Technology at APEC 2018

Electronics -- EPC - EPC will exhibit live demonstrations showing how GaN technology's superior performance is transforming power delivery for entire industries...

February 16, 2018 05:11 PM

IoT Security: Joining Forces

Electronics -- NXP Blog - Human interaction with smart devices and services is fast becoming an integral part of daily life. From home automation to manufacturing,...

February 16, 2018 05:11 PM

Analog interfacing for grid infrastructure with Sitara(tm) processors

Electronics -- TI - Multicore Mix - Electrical grid systems are always trying to mitigate the risk of overcurrent events that can disrupt the flow of power...

February 16, 2018 05:10 PM

February 15, 2018

How to Select a MOSFET - Load Switching

Electronics -- TI - Power House - "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, marked FemtoFET and SOT-23,

So I chose the path of FemtoFET to shrink my PCB"

- Robert...

February 15, 2018 05:32 PM

Expanding Intel's Bug Bounty Program: New Side Channel Program, Increased Awards

Electronics -- Intel - By Rick Echevarria - At Intel, we believe that working with security researchers is a crucial part of identifying and mitigating potential...

February 15, 2018 05:28 PM

Video game head tracking with Wii Remote camera

EE -- Arduino Blog - While the Nintendo Wii has been on the market for well over 10 years, its controllers continue to provide a variety of tools...

February 15, 2018 05:22 PM

Water speakers enhanced with an Arduino Mega

EE -- Arduino Blog - Maker "cool austin" is a fan of water speakers, which pulse jets of water inside plastic enclosures to the beat of your music,...

February 15, 2018 05:21 PM

February 14, 2018

Taking the Brakes off the Internet of Things

Enterprise -- Information Week - If you get the sense that Internet of Things adoption is sluggish, consider that it is going through a normal process.

February 14, 2018 07:28 PM

MIT creates energy-efficient chips for Internet of Things device encryption

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - IoT's limited capabilities have caused issues for security, but perhaps, no more.

February 14, 2018 06:15 PM

EconoDUAL(tm) 3 IGBT modules with integrated shunts reduce system costs

Electronics -- Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) takes the EconoDUAL(tm) 3 modules to the next...

February 14, 2018 05:26 PM

2018 FLEXI Awards Innovation and Leadership in Flexible Hybrid Electronics

Electronics -- SEMI - The 2018 FLEXI Awards today recognized groundbreaking accomplishments in the Flexible Hybrid Electronics...

February 14, 2018 05:24 PM

Arm NN: Build and Run ML Apps Seamlessly on Mobile and Embedded Devices

Electronics -- ARM Tools - Arm NN SDK, a key piece of technology that makes it much, much easier to build and run ML applications on power-efficient, Arm-based...

February 14, 2018 05:22 PM

February 13, 2018

New method for waking up devices

Life -- EurekAlert - A device that's turned off doesn't suck battery life, but it also doesn't work. Now a low-power system that's always on the alert...

February 13, 2018 05:47 PM

Reduced effort and risk for building 4K displays in high-end smartphones and AR/VR devices

Electronics -- ARM Graphics - Vassilis Androutsopoulos and Licinio Sousa illustrate different display subsystem architecures and describe an interoperable Arm...

February 13, 2018 05:09 PM

Improving the thermal performance of a power module

Electronics -- TI - Power House - A derating curve like the one shown in Figure 1 is an essential part of making a power module easy to use. With the derating...

February 13, 2018 05:09 PM

New 8th Gen Intel Core i3 Processor Expands Performance Options for Thin and Light Laptops and 2 in 1s

Electronics -- Intel - Today, Intel is expanding the performance options available for mainstream laptops and 2 in 1s with the 8th Gen Intel(r) Core(tm) i3...

February 13, 2018 05:08 PM

ESD fundamentals, part 4: ESD capacitance

Electronics -- TI - Analog Wire - In the third installment of this series, I explored the importance of the clamping voltage of an electrostatic discharge (ESD)...

February 13, 2018 05:08 PM

Highly integrated, wide voltage input synchronous converters feature industry-leading EMI and thermal performance

Electronics -- Texas Instruments - TI's DC/DC buck regulators simplify the process of achieving EMI compliance and high reliability for rugged industrial and...

February 13, 2018 05:07 PM

Investments in Low Power WAN Technologies will Accelerate Enterprise Internet of Things in NZ

Think -- IDC - IDC New Zealand has released a market report discussing the LPWAN (Low Power Wide Area Network) market...

February 13, 2018 05:07 PM

February 12, 2018

#379 - An Interview with John Saunders

The Amp Hour Electronics Podcast -- John Saunders of Saunders Machine Works and the NYCCNC YouTube channel joins Chris and Dave to talk about machining, 3D design and the process...

February 12, 2018 06:16 PM

MagnaChip Offers 2nd-Generation 0.13 Micron BCD Process Technology with High-Density Embedded Flash Memory

PR Newswire: Computer Hardware -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip" or the "Company") (NYSE: MX), a designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor...

February 12, 2018 05:45 PM

February 11, 2018

An Arduino timer question

ElectronicsWeekly -- I have been delving (groping blindfold, more accurately) into the Arduino compiler adaptation code to try to determine how it handles the switch-over...

February 11, 2018 05:51 AM

Epistar poised for VCSEL, mini LED production

DigiTimes -- LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar is modifying about 10 of its 4-inch wafer MOCVD sets to 6-inch tools in first-quarter 2018 in preparation...

February 11, 2018 05:15 AM

Diode maker Actron enhancing automotive IGBT deployments

DigiTimes -- Taiwan-based automotive diode supplier Actron Technology is looking to enhance its insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) manufacturing technology...

February 11, 2018 05:12 AM

Transphorm to Feature High Voltage GaN in Production at APEC 2018

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- Transphorm Inc., the leader in the design and manufacturing of the highest reliability and only JEDEC and AEC-Q101 qualified high voltage (HV)...

February 11, 2018 03:56 AM

ABLIC Introduces the World's Smallest Automotive 150mA LDO Regulators S-19251 Series

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- ABLIC Inc. (ABLIC) that manufactures and sells semiconductor products today announced the launch of S-19251 Series, the world's smallest*1 automotive...

February 11, 2018 03:56 AM

Sigfox Expands Its Global Network to 45 Countries

Business Wire: Networks -- Today Sigfox, the world's leading IoT service provider, announced that 5 new countries have joined its global network, bringing the total number...

February 11, 2018 03:53 AM

Renesas Electronics Ships Space Industry's First Radiation-Hardened 100V and 200V GaN FET Power Supply Solutions

Business Wire: Aerospace News -- Renesas introduces the space industry's first radiation-hardened, low side 100V and 200V GaN FET driver and GaN FETs.

February 11, 2018 03:50 AM

February 10, 2018

Technology Lessons for the IoT Professional

Electronics -- IoT Inc - Episode 97 - The technology of the software-defined product, containing the digital twin, is the most important technology in IoT -...

February 10, 2018 07:12 AM

Pour Reception turns water into radio controls

EE -- Arduino Blog - Using a capacitive sensing arrangement, artists Tore Knudsen, Simone Okholm Hansen, and Victor Permild have come up with a way...

February 10, 2018 12:10 AM

February 09, 2018

150VIN & VOUT Synchronous 4-Switch Buck-Boost Controller with Integrated Switching Bias Supply

Electronics -- Linear Technology - Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear(tm) LTC3777, a 150V high efficiency (up to...

February 09, 2018 07:00 PM

Powering FPGAs - improving overshoot of voltage regulators for Intel Arria 10 and Stratix 10 FPGAs

Electronics -- TI - Power House - Previously, in my last blog "Improving undershoot of voltage regulators for Intel Arria 10 and Stratix 10 FPGAs" we discussed...

February 09, 2018 05:56 PM

How to make precision measurements on a nanopower budget, part 2: current sensing using nanopower op amps

Electronics -- TI - Analog Wire - In the first installment of this two-part series, I discussed the mechanism offset voltage (VOS) and offset voltage drift...

February 09, 2018 05:26 PM

Scribble is an Arduino-controlled haptic drawing robot

EE -- Arduino Blog -

As part of his master's studies at Eindhoven University, Felix Ros created a haptic drawing interface that uses a five-bar linkage...

February 09, 2018 05:08 PM

February 08, 2018

Global OEMs Select Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G NR Modem Family for Mobile Device Launches in 2019

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Qualcomm and Mobile Device OEMs Focus on Delivering Next-Generation 5G Mobile Experiences with Low Latency, Extreme...

February 08, 2018 06:59 PM

Intel unveils Xeon D-2100 processors

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Intel's fastest low-power edge computing processors.

February 08, 2018 05:38 PM

Gimmicky IoT devices detract from IoT's real potential

Enterprise -- Network World News - Making fun of silly implementations of the Internet of Things (IoT) is easier than shooting fish in a barrel. No matter...

February 08, 2018 05:36 PM

Ultra-Compact TVS from Diodes Incorporated Provides Protection for USB 3.1/3.2 and Thunderbolt 3 Interfaces

Electronics -- Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products...

February 08, 2018 05:29 PM

How to Select a MOSFET - Selection Tool

Electronics -- TI - Power House - In my last blog post, I talked about how difficult it can be to select the most appropriate field-effect transistor (FET)...

February 08, 2018 05:29 PM

February 07, 2018

Use load switches for power sequencing

Electronics -- TI - Power House - Virtually all complex processors require some kind of power sequencing at power up and/or power down. The timing requirements...

February 07, 2018 05:20 PM

Get the Kickstarter Workbook on Amazon

EE -- Digilent Inc. - Get your hands on a OpenScope workbook!

February 07, 2018 05:09 PM

February 06, 2018

Vanadium dioxyde: A revolutionary material for tomorrow's electronics

Life -- EurekAlert - Vanadium dioxide's unique properties make it perfect for outperforming silicon and giving rise to a new generation of low-power...

February 06, 2018 06:46 PM

How to lay out a PCB for high-performance, low-side current-sensing designs

Electronics -- TI - Analog Wire - In my previous blog post, I discussed how low-side current sensing helps control a motor and then provided three steps to...

February 06, 2018 05:38 PM

Build and run Linaro deliverables with Arm Fast Models

Electronics -- ARM Tools - This article provides some confidence that the Linaro deliverables can be adapted when a project is a little different from the default...

February 06, 2018 05:38 PM

10 more reasons to start using Power Stage Designer

Electronics -- TI - Power House - Since 2011, TI's Power Stage DesignerTM has been a great design aid for many electrical engineers when calculating the currents...

February 06, 2018 05:35 PM

Automated IC testing with Arduino Mega

EE -- Arduino Blog - Arduino boards by themselves are, of course, great for making a wide array of projects. Sometimes, however, you'll need to add...

February 06, 2018 05:13 PM

February 05, 2018

Ken Shirriff goes hands-on with the PocketBeagle

BeagleBoard.org -- Ken Shirriff has written an excellent in-depth look at the PocketBeagle: Hands-on with the PocketBeagle: A $25 Linux Computer The PocketBeagle...

February 05, 2018 05:20 PM