Don’t Miss CC’s Newsletter: IoT Technology Watch

The Internet-of-Things (IoT) phenomenon is rich with opportunity. Circuit Cellar’s IoT Technology Focus themed newsletter is coming to your inbox tomorrow. The newsletter will update you on the latest news and trends including IoT gateways, IoT device security, IoT wireless … Continue reading






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45 W Photovoltaic DC/DC Converter Has 150-1500 VDC Input Range

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Aimtec has introduced its AM45W-NS series feature an ultra-wide 150-1500VDC input range with dual separated outputs.The AM45W-NST with an output power of 45W has the largest input voltage range on the market, ranging from 150-1500VDC and can reach a maximum … Continue reading






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Non-isolated DC Switching Regulators Deliver 96% Efficiency

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CUI’s Power Group has announced the addition of four new series to its family of non-isolated dc switching regulators. The next generation VX78-500, VXO78-500, VX78-1000, and VXO78-1000 series are extremely efficient, typically up to 96%, and balance maximizing economy while … Continue reading






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Compact Power Management ICs Boast Low Standby Power

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Maxim Integrated Products.offers a pair of power management ICs (PMICs) aimed at designers of Bluetooth headphones, activity monitors, smart garments, smartwatches, and other size-constrained devices where battery life and efficiency are priorities. The MAX77650 and MAX77651 feature single inductor multiple … Continue reading






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Low Power NXP i.MX7 CPU Rides SMARC 2.0 Card

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Kontron has introduced a new, extremely energy-efficient SMARC 2.0 module. Thanks to the use of low power NXP i.MX7 CPUs in both dual-core and single-core configurations the SMARC-sAMX7 is suitable for the development of smart devices in a very compact … Continue reading






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Pico-ITX Board Boasts 7th Gen Kaby Lake U-Series Processor

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Commell has announced a Pico-ITX form factor LP-175 sporing an Intel Skylake/Kaby Lake(6th/7th)  U-series processor, combined with the Intel  Express chipset, Integrated Intel integrated HD Graphics Technology with integrated memory. The LP-175 platform  is suited to applications requiring multi-tasking capabilities, … Continue reading






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SMARC Module Serves up Snapdragon 820 Chipset

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iWave Systems has launched its latest System On Module based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 chipset in the SMARC R2.0 form factor. The SOM integrates Qualcomm’s APQ8096 SOC offering 64-bit Quad Kryo CPU, with on SOM 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, BT4.1 and the … Continue reading






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BLE Module Boasts Integrated MEMS Sensors

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Telit has announced BlueMod+S42M, a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 4.2, standalone, single-mode module with embedded 3-axis accelerometer, temperature and humidity sensors. The cost-effective component is optimized for efficiency and simplicity in end-device design and manufacturing, delivering reliable Bluetooth Low Energy … Continue reading






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NXP and Widex Team for Wireless Audio Streaming Hearing Aids

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NXP Semiconductors and Widex announced that they have collaborated to develop, test and integrate NXP’s NxH2003 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) audio streaming SoC into Widex BEYOND hearing aids. The two companies worked closely together throughout the product development cycle, merging … Continue reading






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August Circuit Cellar: A Sneak Preview

The August (325) issue of Circuit Cellar magazine is jammed packed with useful technical information and inspiring, intriguing embedded electronics design stories. Not a Circuit Cellar subscriber?  Don’t be left out! Sign up today: CC Magazine – Sign Up Now! … Continue reading






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Qseven Module Sports Apollo Lake Processor

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Axiomtek has released the Q7M311, a new Qseven module with Intel Apollo Lake processor, dual display interfaces, 32 Gbytes of eMMC memory, and wide operating temperature supported. The Q7M311 has adopted the 14nm Intel Pentium N4200 and Celeron N3350 quad-core/dual-core … Continue reading






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Software for Real-Time C2000 MCUs Reduces Design Complexities

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Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced DesignDRIVE Fast Current Loop software that makes C2000 microcontrollers the first devices to push current-loop performance to less than 1 microsecond, according to TI. Together, TI’s C2000 MCU portfolio and DesignDRIVE software delivers system-on-chip (SOC) … Continue reading






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Renesas Expands HMI Support with RZ/G MPUs

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Renesas has expanded its RZ microprocessor (MPU) Family to support the growing range of human-machine interface (HMI)- and vision-based systems, with performance scalability from entry-level to highly complex embedded applications. The new RZ/G1C MPUs from the Renesas RZ/G Series enable rapid development … Continue reading






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Microchip Sequential Linear LED Driver Targets Offline Lighting

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A next-generation sequential linear LED driver for offline lighting applications is now available from Microchip Technology. The CL88020, an extension of Microchip’s CL88XX family, is designed to drive a long string of low-cost LEDs directly from the 120 VAC line … Continue reading






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BLE Chip from STMicroelectronics Targets Connected Smart Things

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A new-generation Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) System-on-Chip from STMicroelectronics is aimed at accelerating the spread of connected smart objects throughout homes, shopping areas, industry, toys and gaming, personal healthcare and infrastructure. ST sees important opportunities for BLE-connected applications that are … Continue reading






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