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STMicroelectronics Delivers Next-Generation FlightSense Time-of-Flight Sensor with 4-Meter Range and Auto Power-Saving
03.27.2018 · News
The VL53L1X time-of-flight sensor from STMicroelectronics extends the detection range of ST’s FlightSense technology to four meters, bringing high-accuracy, low-power distance measurement, and proximity detection to an even wider variety of applications...
Simple Ambient Light Sensor Controls White LED Driver
03.26.2018 · Circuits
This idea describes a white-LED driver circuit controlled by a simple ambient light sensor. A typical application would be a brightness control for cell-phone backlighting...
New High Efficiency Controller Solutions for LED Lighting Applications from ON Semiconductor
03.26.2018 · News
ON Semiconductor has announced two new QR PSR PWM controllers for LED lighting with Power Factor Control function. The dimmable NCL30386 and the non-dimmable NCL30388 provide market-leading options for designers of LED lighting units...
Highly integrated, wide voltage input synchronous converters feature industry-leading EMI and thermal performance
03.24.2018 · News
Texas Instruments introduced two families of wide-VIN synchronous DC/DC buck regulators with industry-leading electromagnetic interference (EMI) and thermal performance. The highly integrated 5-A and 6-A LM73605/6 and 2.5-A and 3.5-A LM76002/3 step-down voltage converters feature an optimized pinout and best-in-class thermal coefficient...
Toshiba Launches Photocoupler with UVLO Function for Digitally Controlled Switching Power Supplies and IPM Drives
03.22.2018 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe announced the launch of a new high-speed IC-Photocoupler for MOSFET gate signal insulation. The TLP2735 is Toshiba's first photocoupler to incorporate an under voltage lockout function with hysteresis...
ABLIC Introduces the World's Smallest Automotive 150mA LDO Regulators S-19251 Series
03.22.2018 · News
ABLIC Inc. announced the launch of S-19251 Series, the world’s smallest automotive LDO regulators. The new S-19251 Series is the automotive LDO regulator featuring 150 mA output current, 5.5 V input voltage, 1.0 to 3.5 V output voltage, 20 μA current consumption, and the 105 °C operating temperature. The package is the world’s smallest...
You can now use Arduino to program Linux IoT devices
03.21.2018 · News
Today, at Embedded Linux Conference 2018, Arduino announced the expansion of the number of architectures supported by its Arduino Create platform for the development of IoT applications...
Simple toggle circuits illustrate low power-MOSFET leakage
03.20.2018 · Circuits
The novelty circuit illustrates the extremely low gate-leakage current typical of modern power MOSFETs. You can find parts that, in a moderately dry environment, will hold their state for days at a time...
New Silicon Labs Wi-Fi Devices for the IoT Slash Power Consumption in Half
Silicon Labs has introduced a new Wi-Fi portfolio to simplify the design of power-sensitive, battery-operated Wi-Fi products including IP security cameras, point-of-sale terminals and consumer health care devices...
Rohde & Schwarz becomes key test and measurement partner for Huawei's NB-IoT eco system
03.20.2018 · News
Rohde&Schwarz has equipped Huawei and its subsidiary HiSilicon with complete test solutions for narrowband IoT. Since 2016, when NB-IoT was standardized by 3GPP, several leading network operators have been providing commercial services globally – and chipset testing will support further services as they roll out in 2018...