SoC Provides Neural Network Acceleration

Brainchip has claimed itself as the first company to bring a production spiking neural network architecture to market. Called the Akida Neuromorphic System-on-Chip (NSoC), the device is small, low cost and low power, making it well-suited for edge applications such as … Continue reading

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ST and TomTom Team Up for Geolocation Tool Solution

STMicroelectronics and TomTom, a location technology specialist, have  announced a package of development tools in the STM32 Open Development Environment that connect directly to TomTom Maps APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) for location, tracking and mapping data services. It is aimed … Continue reading

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Exoskeletons Present Mobility Solutions Using an Array of Sensors

Recent component miniaturizations and weight reductions have brought wearable exoskeletons into reality. Join Mouser Electronics as we investigate the newest mobility enhancements provided by sensor based, powered and passive exoskeletons.

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Build a Persistence-of-Vision Display

Using LEDs and PIC32 Learn how these two Cornell University students created a persistence-of-vision (POV) display. They found a way to fit an LED strip onto the mechanically rigid base of a box window fan. The POV display creates the … Continue reading

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Enter to Win a Wireless Pen-Sized Oscilloscope!

IKALOGIC is giving away an IkaScope! (retail value $379) The IkaScope WS200 is a pen-shaped battery-powered wireless oscilloscope that streams captured signals to almost any Wi-Fi-connected screen. GO HERE TO ENTER TO WIN! The IkaScope WS200 offers a 30 MHz … Continue reading

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Mouser Stocking Microchip’s MPLAB Snap Development Tool

Global distributor Mouser Electronics is now stocking the MPLAB Snap in-circuit debugger and programmer from Microchip Technology. The MPLAB Snap provides affordable, fast, and easy debugging and programming of most PIC, AVR and SAM flash microcontrollers and dsPIC digital signal … Continue reading

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Fuel-Gauge ICs Target Mobile and Portable Devices

Maxim Integrated Products has announced the MAX17262 single-cell and MAX17263 single-/multi-cell fuel-gauge ICs. The MAX17262 features just 5.2 µA quiescent current, along with integrated current sensing. The MAX17263 features just 8.2 µA quiescent current and drives 3 to 12 LEDs to … Continue reading

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48 V ZVS Buck Regulator Gets BGA Option

Vicor now offers the PI354x-00-BGIZ as its latest addition to the company’s 48V Cool-Power ZVS Buck Regulator portfolio, offering a new BGA package option to the existing PI354x-00-LGIZ LGA series. PI354x Cool-Power ZVS Buck Regulator’s high performance ZVS topology enables … Continue reading

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Power Supplies Lean Toward an Application Focus

Medical and More Your choice of power supply can have a major impact on your embedded system’s capabilities. Power supply innovators are smoothing the way with devices designed to match application needs. By Jeff Child, Editor-in-Chief Arguably the unsung heroes … Continue reading

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IIoT Evolution: An Approach To Reuse And Scale Your IIoT Technology Investment

FREE White Paper – This white paper introduces an IoT framework that complements and extends the massive investments made by cloud vendors to provide comprehensive IIoT features that can be implemented down to the hardware of the edge or end … Continue reading

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Apollo Lake Pico-ITX SBC Sports Dual GbE Ports

AAEON has released the PICO-APL4, a compact SBC that features onboard memory and storage along with dual Gbit Ethernet support. The board is well suited for factory automation and IoT gateway systems. AAEON’s latest PICO form factor board is powered … Continue reading

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950 V Superjunction MOSFETs Boast High Thermal Efficiency

Infineon Technologies has added a new member to its CoolMOS P7 family, the 950 V CoolMOS P7 Superjunction MOSFET. It is designed to meet the needs of applications such as lighting, smart meters, mobile chargers, notebook adapters, AUX power supplies … Continue reading

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Connected Retail IoT System Employs Nordic’s BLE SoC

Nordic Semiconductor has announced that Insigma, a U.S.-based Internet of Things (IoT) solutions company, employs Nordic’s nRF52832 Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth LE) System-on-Chip (SoC) in its “Connected Retail” suite of IoT products. Insigma’s Connected Retail solution allows brands to create … Continue reading

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LIDAR 3D Imaging on a Budget

PIC-32-Based Design Demand is on the rise for 3D image data in a variety of applications. That has spurred research into LIDAR systems capable of keeping pace. Learn how this Cornell student leveraged inexpensive LIDAR sensors to build a 3D … Continue reading

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Industrial Mini-ITX Board Pumps up with Coffee Lake

By Eric Brown Commell’s “LV-67X” Mini-ITX board runs on 8th Gen “Coffee Lake” processors, with up to 32GB DDR4, 3x SATA, triple 4K displays, USB 3.1, and PCIe x16 and mini-PCIe expansion. The LV-67X, which shares some of the layout … Continue reading

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