Graphene Revolution

Transfer graphene on top of a silicon device to add more functionality

The Wonderful Material That Will Change the World of Electronics The amazing properties of graphene have researchers, students, and inventors dreaming about exciting new applications, from unbreakable touchscreens to fast-charging batteries. By Wisse Hettinga Graphene gained popularity because of the … Continue reading


Single-Chip, Multi-Protocol Switch for Intelligent Apps

Analog Devices recently introduced a real-time Ethernet, multi-protocol (REM) switch chip Ethernet connectivity solution for intelligent factory applications. Well suited for a variety of connected motion applications, you can use the “TSN-ready” (time sensitive networking) fido5000 with any processor, any protocol, … Continue reading


Expansion Connector Sample Kits Target Makers

Samtec RasberryPi3Kit

Samtec has announced the release of four unique Expansion Connector Sample Kits for Makers. These new kits allow continued growth and stacking of the most popular electronics platforms using standard 0.100″ (2.54mm) centerline IDC cables, sockets and headers. Rapid prototyping … Continue reading


Small Antenna Covers Bands for LPWAN, IoT and Smart Cities

Antenova Grandis SR42I010

Antenova has announce a new antenna, Grandis, part number SR42I010. It is an SMD antenna that is physically smaller yet provides enhanced performance in the 863-870 MHz and 902-928MHz bands. It directly targets the growing number of M2M and IoT … Continue reading


FCC-Certified AMB2621 Bluetooth Smart Module

Amber Wireless

AMBER Wireless’s AMB2621 Bluetooth Smart module is certified for the United States and Canadian markets (Code of Federal Regulations, Title 47, Telecommunication Part 15 – Radio Frequency Devices). Manufacturers that use the wireless module in their products can gain time … Continue reading


Simplified Interfacing to High-Speed Infotainment In-Vehicle Networks

Microchip UNICENS

Microchip Technology recently announced a new high-speed network solution for in-vehicle infotainment with device control over Internet Protocol (IP). Unified Centralized Software Stack (UNICENS) is a free software module for anyone using Intelligent Network Interface Controllers (INIC), such as the … Continue reading


Creativity Lives Here


An Interview with Jean Noel Lefebvre With the proliferation of affordable ‘Net-connected technologies during the last decade, the nontechnical members of society have come to realize that electrical engineering is an exceedingly creative endeavor. Outside-the-box innovators like Jean Noel Lefebvre … Continue reading


TeraFire Hard Cryptographic Microprocessor


Microsemi Corp. recently added Athena’s TeraFire cryptographic microprocessor to its new PolarFire field programmable gate array (FPGA) “S class” family. The TeraFire hard core provides Microsemi customers access to advanced security capabilities with high performance and low power consumption. Features, … Continue reading


Radar Module for Makers


OmniPreSense Corp.’s recently unveiled radar module is capable of detecting objects 5 to 10 m away and giving electronic systems enhanced information about the world around them. Intended for the “maker” community, the $169 OPS241-A module is capable of making … Continue reading


New Development Tool for Bluetooth 5


Nordic Semiconductor’s Bluetooth 5 developer solution for its nRF52840 SoC comprises the Nordic S140 v5.0 multi-role, concurrent protocol stack that brings Bluetooth 5’s long range and high throughput modes for immediate use to developers on the Nordic nRF52840 SoC. The … Continue reading


Circuit Cellar Welcomes Jeff Child as its New Editor-in-Chief


June 15, 2017 – Circuit Cellar is pleased to announce that Jeff Child has joined our team as Editor-in-Chief of Circuit Cellar magazine. Over his 27 years covering the embedded electronics and computing industry, Jeff has held senior editorial positions … Continue reading


Handy Four-Channel, High-Resolution Oscilloscope


The TiePie engineering recently introduced a new four-channel, high-resolution, USB 3.0 oscilloscope. Featuring TiePie engineering’s SafeGround technology, the Handyscope HS6 DIFF is available in models with sampling rates from 50 MSps up to 1 GSps. SafeGround enables you to use … Continue reading


New Thermal Imaging Solution for Benchtop Electronics Testing


FLIR Systems recently launched the FLIR ETS320 thermal imaging solution for benchtop electronics testing. Well suited for testing and analyzing the thermal characteristics of electronic components and printed circuit boards (PCBs), the battery-powered FLIR ETS320 comprises a high-sensitivity thermal camera … Continue reading


Advances in 3-D Printing and Related Technologies – Nicolas Roux


Q&As with Industry Innovators – Circuit Cellar Issue #323, July 2017 Nicolas Roux Founder/CEO | Zimple C. J.: Tell us about your background and technical interests. NICOLAS: I am an embedded system engineer, with a background in electronics and mechanics. … Continue reading


Client Profile: Newhaven Display International, Inc.


About Newhaven Display Since 2001, Newhaven Display has been providing the worldwide marketplace with cost-effective, high-quality displays, including OLEDs, LCDs, and VFDs. In addition to its vast standard part offerings, Newhaven Display develops custom display designs for all industries. It … Continue reading