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October 15, 2018

Reconfigurable eFPGA For Aerospace Applications

Semiconductor Engineering -- Flexibility is critical for satellites that may be orbiting for 20 years.

October 15, 2018 04:33 PM

Omron releases USB multi-function Environmental Sensor for the IoT

Neesham PR -- Omron Electronic Components Europe today announced a USB version of its multi-function...

October 15, 2018 04:03 PM

Analog Engineer's Circuit Cookbook - Common ADC and op amp sub-circuit ideas

Media -- eeNews Europe - What have we been cooking up at TI? Two comprehensive, sub-circuit e-book "cookbooks" that will help you learn the fundamentals...

October 15, 2018 03:59 PM

Monitor Temperature at Multiple Locations with Low-power 1.8V Temperature Sensor Family

Electronics -- Microchip - Product - Monitor Temperature at Multiple Locations with Low-power 1.8V Temperature Sensor Family

October 15, 2018 03:36 PM

Europe seeks to hamonise 900MHz band for next-gen IoT and RFID devices

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - The European Commission (EC) will make usage of the 900MHz band for short-range devices consistent across all member...

October 15, 2018 02:46 PM

Study opens route to flexible electronics made from exotic materials

Life -- EurekAlert - MIT engineers have developed a technique to fabricate ultrathin semiconducting films made from a host of exotic materials other...

October 15, 2018 02:51 AM

October 14, 2018

How data-over-sound can cure your IoT connectivity headaches

Electronics -- ARM IoT - Chirp will be showcasing the Chirp Arm SDK at Arm's TechCon developer convention in San Jose, from October 16-18 2018.(read more)

October 14, 2018 01:26 AM

October 12, 2018

A guide to Pelion IoT Platform and Mbed at Arm TechCon 2018

Electronics -- ARM IoT - Find out where to learn more about Pelion IoT Platform and Mbed at this years Arm TechCon, 16-18 October, San Jose Convention Centre.(read...

October 12, 2018 04:43 PM

CSAC Performance During Rapid Temperature Change - Effects on Timing Error: Atomic Lock Loss (Part 5 of 5)

Electronics -- Microsemi - A CSAC operating outside of its datasheet specifications may lose its atomic lock. If atomic lock is lost, then CSAC performance...

October 12, 2018 04:42 PM

Custom Technology Solutions by Sequans

Electronics -- Sequans - Custom Technology Solutions by Sequans

What can you do if you want to launch a new LTE product, but you want...

October 12, 2018 04:39 PM

October 11, 2018

Micro energy collectors for the Internet of Things

Media -- eeNews Europe - With thin organic layers on warm surfaces, energy recuperators can be implemented on a nanoscale. In future, these could...

October 11, 2018 04:58 PM

USB multi-function environmental sensor for the IoT

Media -- eeNews Europe - Omron Electronic Components Europe has released a USB version of its multi-function environmental sensor that quickly...

October 11, 2018 04:57 PM

Designing a current-loop with the MSP430 MCU Smart Analog Combo

Electronics -- TI - MSP430 - Temperature, pressure, flow, pH levels - these are some of the variables commonly monitored in process control and factory automation...

October 11, 2018 04:04 PM

NanoPi NEO4 is a 2.4 inch by 1.8 inch single-board PC with RK3399

Tech -- Liliputing - Rockchip's RK3399 processor is a hexa-core, 64-bit chip that's basically the same processor that powers the Acer Chromebook Tab...

October 11, 2018 03:42 PM

The key role of antenna optimization in IoT devices

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - IoT antenna specialist Taoglas discusses MWCA product launches

As the M2M has evolved into the internet of things,...

October 11, 2018 03:28 PM

October 10, 2018

GaN thin film transistors for flexible substrates

Media -- eeNews Europe - Researchers at MIT in the US have found a way to grow single crystal GaN thin films and other semiconductors on a GaN...

October 10, 2018 06:25 PM

October 09, 2018

Output topology options for a voltage supervisor

Electronics -- TI - Power House - Having stumbled upon this blog post, I'm assuming that you know the importance of having a voltage supervisor in your electronic...

October 09, 2018 04:21 PM

GaN-on-Silicon Power Devices: How to Dislodge Silicon-Based Power MOSFETs

Electronics -- EPC - Gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors designed for efficient power conversion have been in production for seven years. New markets, such...

October 09, 2018 04:16 PM

IAR Updates Dev Tools for Renesas Automotive MCUs

EE -- Circuit Cellar - IAR Systems has announced a major update of its development tools for Renesas automotive-focused RH850 microcontrollers. The...

October 09, 2018 04:08 PM

AVR Microcontollers Get MPLAB X IDE Support

EE -- Circuit Cellar - Designers who have traditionally used Microchip's PIC microcontrollers and developed with the MPLAB ecosystem can now easily...

October 09, 2018 04:08 PM

October 08, 2018

RISC-V Design Contest Calls on Embedded Designers to Push the Limits of Innovation

Business Wire -- The RISC-V Foundation, a non-profit corporation controlled by its members to drive the adoption and implementation of the free and open RISC-V...

October 08, 2018 06:17 PM

Highest-precision reinforced isolated amplifier enables longest lifetimes in industrial voltage sensing applications

Components in Electronics -- Texas Instruments has introduced a new reinforced isolated amplifier that features the industry's highest precision and working voltages, and...

October 08, 2018 05:58 PM

#410 - Secret Buzzer Handshake

The Amp Hour Electronics Podcast -- This week Chris and Dave discuss PCB layout best practices, how batteries are made, landing probes onto asteroids, joining the IEEE and much...

October 08, 2018 05:10 PM

Xilinx Unveils Versal: The First in a New Category of Platforms Delivering Rapid Innovation with Software Programmability and Scalable AI Inference

Neesham PR -- Xilinx Developer Forum (XDF) - Enabling a new era of rapid innovation for any application by any developer,...

October 08, 2018 05:09 PM

Cadence Expands its Cloud Portfolio with Delivery of TSMC OIP Virtual Design Environment

Business Wire -- Cadence announced the expansion of its cloud portfolio by providing customers with secure access to TSMC's new OIP Virtual Design Environment...

October 08, 2018 04:35 PM

Cadence Delivers Support for TSMC InFO_MS Advanced Packaging Technologies

Business Wire -- Cadence announced that its digital tools and advanced IC packaging solutions support the new TSMC InFO_MS packaging technology.

October 08, 2018 04:33 PM

PTC Coordinates with Industry Experts to Proactively Address IoT Security Vulnerabilities Through New Cybersecurity Program

Business Wire -- PTC announced its ongoing collaboration with security researchers and its first disclosure, crediting SEC Consult.

October 08, 2018 04:26 PM

Half the size, twice the current: new Infineon SPOC(tm)+2 configurable SPI Power Controllers

Electronics -- Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is launching a new generation of its multichannel...

October 08, 2018 03:23 PM

October 07, 2018

7 Things to Consider as You Make IoT Infrastructure Decisions

Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - Experts highlight some big questions a company should answer before jumping into an IoT project.

October 07, 2018 11:38 PM

The Democratization of Secure Boot

Electronics -- NXP Blog - The secure boot, or the authentication of application software upon every system start up is an essential component for the IoT design....

October 07, 2018 09:34 PM

October 05, 2018

USB Type-C(tm) and USB Power Delivery - no assembly required

Electronics -- TI - Power House - As USB Type-C(tm) and USB Power Delivery (PD) gain momentum across a broad set of products, more and more engineers are rolling...

October 05, 2018 11:21 PM

A key to accurate system thermal management: monitoring both current flow and temperature

Electronics -- TI - Analog Wire - System thermal management has become ever-more critical, as three industry trends continue to work against each other in today's...

October 05, 2018 11:21 PM

Why AI is essential to success in Industrial IoT

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - Networks are being significantly impacted by the commoditisation of hardware and the migration of functionality and...

October 05, 2018 11:18 PM

Security Takes Center Stage for MCUs

EE -- Circuit Cellar - Enabling Secure IoT Embedded systems face security challenges unlike those in the IT realm. To meet those needs, microcontroller...

October 05, 2018 10:32 PM

October 04, 2018

Tackling the Core-Performance and Core-Count Challenge

Electronics -- Intel - Guy Therien, Intel fellow and chief architect for performance segmentation in Intel's Client Computing Group, leads a team focused on...

October 04, 2018 07:46 PM

TSMC Recognizes Synopsys with Four Partner Awards at the Open Innovation Platform Forum Event

EE -- Synopsys - Synopsys Recognized for Collaboration on Interface IP, Joint Development of 5-nm Design Infrastructure, Joint Development of VDE Cloud...

October 04, 2018 07:43 PM

Synopsys Announces Availability of TSMC-certified IC Design Environment in the Cloud

EE -- Synopsys - TSMC and Synopsys Collaboration Streamlines Cloud-based IC Design

October 04, 2018 07:43 PM

October 02, 2018

Simplified software development through the Processor SDK and tools

Electronics -- TI - Multicore Mix - In my previous blog post, I discussed how you can use the processor software development kit (Processor SDK) for industrial...

October 02, 2018 05:08 PM

Chapter 1: VPP on Arm: Installing MLNX_OFED, for using Mellanox Cards

Electronics -- ARM Tools - In this blog, I provide a guide to installing MLNX_OFED from source on Arm Servers. This is required for using userspace network...

October 02, 2018 05:07 PM

High-Side Power Switches for USB Ports from Diodes Incorporated Cover Power Delivery and Fast Role Swap

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

October 02, 2018 05:07 PM

How to eliminate interference in wireless access point equipment

Electronics -- TI - Power House - Equipping broadband modems, routers and gateways in home and enterprise networking with wireless access point (AP) functionality...

October 02, 2018 05:07 PM

New NFC Dynamic Tag ICs from STMicroelectronics Bring Contactless Convenience to Programming Presets

Electronics -- STMicroelectronics News - Combining ST's proven NFC technology with PWM logic for the first time, the dynamic tag ICs generate control signals...

October 02, 2018 05:03 PM

Machine learning is a huge part of my life - but I didn't realize this until I joined Arm

Electronics -- ARM Graphics - Being over four months into my new job at Arm, I'm still learning about the company and all the many areas of technology that...

October 02, 2018 05:03 PM

IIC seeks cross-sector alliances to bring harmony as IIoT momentum builds

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) is on a charm offensive to strike cross sector alliances with trade bodies,...

October 02, 2018 05:00 PM

Bidirectional Buck-Boost Controller Targets Autonomous Vehicles

EE -- Circuit Cellar - Analog Devices has announced the Power by Linear LT8708/-1, a 98% efficient bidirectional buck-boost switching regulator controller...

October 02, 2018 04:59 PM

Kuwait announces smart meter project with Ericsson and Zain

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - Ericsson will provide SAP's HANA in-memory platform for this smart meter project

Kuwait's Ministry of Electricity...

October 02, 2018 04:59 PM

Sigfox sees agriculture vertical as key area of growth

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - The French firm said it is targeting growth opportunities in the agribusiness market in Europe, the U.S. and Latin...

October 02, 2018 04:58 PM

October 01, 2018

Schottky or FERD? Stop Guessing and Start Choosing with our eTool

Electronics Maker -- STSW-BNRG-Mesh is our first software pack enabling developers to create Bluetooth mesh solutions. It works in conjunction with the BlueNRG-Mesh...

October 01, 2018 05:53 PM

Synopsys Delivers Automotive-Grade IP in TSMC 7-nm Process for ADAS Designs

PR Newswire -- Broad portfolio of controller and PHY IP in the 7-nm process includes LPDDR4X, MIPI CSI-2 and D-PHY, PCI Express 4.0, and...

October 01, 2018 05:41 PM