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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...
Compact Dual 10A or Single 20A μModule Regulator Powers FPGAs, GPUs, ASICs & System Power
03.19.2018 · News
Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear LTM4646, a dual 10 A or single 20 A output, step-down μModule® point-of-load regulator from 5 V or 12 V input supply rails. The LTM4646 includes the inductors, MOSFETs, a DC/DC controller and supporting components, and is housed in a 11.25 mm × 15 mm × 5.01 mm BGA package...
GaN Systems Announces World's Highest Current Rated GaN Power Transistor
03.18.2018 · News
GaN Systems made public the 120 A, 650 V GaN E-HEMT, extending its leadership with the industry’s most powerful line of high performance GaN transistors...
Helix Semiconductors' MxC200 DC-DC Power IC Now in Production
03.15.2018 · News
Fabless power semiconductor company Helix Semiconductors announced the start of mass production of its MxC200, a configurable high-efficiency 15 W DC-DC power IC. Previously known as the HS200, the MxC200 takes voltage input ranging from 12-48 V and converts it to selectable lower voltages...
Toshiba Launches High Peak Pulse Current TVS Diodes for Power Line Protection
03.14.2018 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced a new series of TVS diodes that protect USB power lines and power supply connectors used in mobile devices. Toshiba’s DF2SxxP2 series protects the power lines of smartphones and tablets by suppressing malfunctions and damage...