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05/24/16 By: Chris A. Ciufo, Editor, Embedded Systems Engineering An up-to-date quick reference list for engineers designing with Type-C. USB 3.1 and its new Type-C connector are likely in ...0
05/18/16 A new wave of GPS receivers has arrived. As the Internet of Things (IoT) flourishes beyond...0
05/18/16 …also D-PHYs, Dual D-PHYs, sub-LVDS, and more. A new device—programmable ASSP— takes...0
05/10/16 Building industrial IoT systems is getting easier as both hardware and software building blocks...0
05/05/16 The reasons might resonate with you. “Capacitive Versus Thermal MEMS for High-Vibration...0
05/02/16 Makers can choose from multiple development platforms for the Internet of Things (IoT), many of which feature processors based on ARM® design cores. Mark Woods, ARM’s Applications Architect and Maker, discusses how the average maker, regardless of whether they’ve a degree in electrical engineering or not, can get started on a project.0
05/02/16 Custom System on Chip (SoC) devices are becoming a cost-effective alternative to the traditional discrete IC board designs. ARM provides the DesignStart portal on its website, offering free of charge access to semiconductor IP for the design of custom SoCs, with low-cost licensing for the commercialization phase. IP includes the ARM® Cortex®-M0 processor and ARM Artisan® Physical IP solutions optimized for fabrication processes at leading silicon foundries.0
05/02/16 As shipments of wearable devices continue to rise, smartwatches have evolved to be one of the most popular devices in this sector. To make the most of a projected 42.8% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) developers are examining what qualities will be needed to drive adoption....0
Keysight Technologies’ New High Current Ultra Low Noise Filter Expands Power Source’s Output Range up to 500 mA 05/17/16
The Road to Full Autonomous Driving: Mobileye and STMicroelectronics to Develop EyeQ®5 System-on-Chip, Targeting Sensor Fusion Central Computer for Autonomous Vehicles 05/17/16
Avnet Expands IoT Solutions’ Portfolio with New LSR Wireless Shield and TiWiConnect Reference Design 05/10/16
Qorvo® Unveils New Software Development Kit to Accelerate Deployment of Smart Home Gateways 05/10/16
Avnet Introduces Industrial IoT Starter Kit to Streamline Smart Device and Cloud Development 05/10/16
Peratech creates Chinese version of its website in response to rapidly growing demand for its innovative 3D Touch Technology 05/05/16
Synopsys Delivers Industry's First MIPI I3C IP for Sensor Connectivity Targeting IoT and Automotive Applications 04/26/16
By: Chris A. Ciufo, Editor, Embedded Systems Engineering An up-to-date quick reference list for engineers...
By Alan Grau, Icon Labs On a daily basis, I have the opportunity to interact with a wide range of companies...
Blog Post: Tapping the cloud for IoT sensing solutions / (TI E2E Community)
The Internet of Things (IoT) is linking people, devices and cloud data storage services at an unprecedented rate. By 2020, some analysts estimate 50 billion digital devices will be connected to the Internet. Customers are leveraging DLP® Products to create new, unique capabilities in remote sensing, including spectroscopy,...
Strategy Analytics predicts that interior camera deployments will see growth potential and new systems will debut next year According to the research firm, most driver monitoring is currently inferred from existing sensors fitted to the vehicle, such as antilock brake and electronic stability control systems, and from electric...
The DATE 2016 conference saw the launch of a competition to encourage novel designs using MEMS technology....
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Do you need some sort of circuit between your sensor and an analog-to-digital converter? Before you make any connections, get the electrical specifications for the analog-to-digital converter (ADC) and for the sensor or sensors in your system. The explanation in this white paper will help you understand what you need and why you need it.
How often should your equipment make measurements? This question often arises when people draft plans to automatically measure a physical quantity such as temperature, pressure, acidity, liquid level, and so on. You can approach this problem in several ways, from an educated guess to a mathematical analysis of your system. The examples in this white paper use temperature measurements because people measure temperature more than any other physical characteristic.
In most applications, linearity in analog measurements is more important than absolute precision. Ideally, in an A/D converter the digital value ramps smoothly as the input increases across its entire range. The deviation from ideal operation is a function of each ADC’s particular architecture and is expressed as differential nonlinearity (DNL). Find out how DNL is determined and the effect it has on making accurate measurements in this white paper.
Today, the ability to track the orientation or position of a device is a common feature in many portable and wearable products. Computing the orientation is a non-trivial task that