IEEE 802.3bt PD Controller Offers 99% Efficiency

Linear LT4294

Recently acquired by Linear Technology, Analog Devices has announced the LT4294 IEEE 802.3bt Powered Device (PD) interface controller. Intended for applications requiring up to 71 W of delivered power, this new Power over Ethernet (PoE) standard (IEEE 802.3bt) both increases … Continue reading






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13.6-GHz, Next-Generation Wideband Synthesizer

Analog-ADF5356

Analog Devices recently launched the ADF5356, which is a 13.6-GHz next-generation wideband synthesizer with integrated voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO). The ADF5356 is well suited for a variety of applications, including wireless infrastructure, microwave point-to-point links, electronic test and measurement, and satellite … Continue reading






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Infineon Launches “Productive4.0” Research Project

Infineon 200mm Fab

Infineon Technologies recently launched “Productive4.0,” which is a European research initiative relating to the field of Industry 4.0. More than 100 partners (e.g., Bosch, Philips, Thales, NXP, SAP, ABB, Volvo, Ericsson, and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) from 19 European countries … Continue reading






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High-Performing, Intelligent Wireless Transceiver Module

ZETAPLUS

The RF Solutions high-performance ZETA module was recently updated to include a simple SPI and UART interface. The ZETAPLUS module doesn’t require external components, which means a fast and effective plug-and-play setup. Available on 433-, 868-, and 915-MHz frequencies, the … Continue reading






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New STM32L4 Microcontrollers with On-Chip Digital Filter

STMicro STM32L4

STMicroelectronics’s ultra-low-power STM32L45x microcontrollers (STM32L451, STM32L452, and STM32L462 lines) are supported by a development ecosystem based on the STM32Cube platform. The new microcontroller lines offer a variety of features and benefits: Integrated Digital Filter for Sigma-Delta Modulators (DFSDM) enables advanced … Continue reading






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Ultra-Low-Power RFID Chip for Retail Data

NXP Semiconductors recently launched a new global UCODE 8 RAIN RFID chip platform that’s intended for omnichannel retailer applications. A universal RAIN RFID chip, the UCODE 8 is provides “high inventory accuracy on all retail product categories through best-in-class read sensitivity.” … Continue reading






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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






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13.6-GHz, Next-Generation Wideband Synthesizer

Analog ADF5356

Analog Devices recently launched the ADF5356, which is a 13.6-GHz next-generation wideband synthesizer with integrated voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO). The ADF5356 is well suite for a variety of applications, including wireless infrastructure, microwave point-to-point links, electronic test and measurement, and satellite … Continue reading






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Expanded Low-Power, Open-Frame AC-DC Power Supply Series

CUI low_power_open_frame

CUI recently added four low-power, open-frame AC-DC power supply series to its VOF product family. The VOF‑6B, VOF‑10B, VOF‑15B, and VOF‑20B series are 6-, 10-, 15-, and 20-W power additions to CUI’s general-purpose AC-DC power supply portfolio that currently ranges … Continue reading






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Scalable Multi-Protocol Industrial Ethernet Platform

STMicroelectronics recently announced a collaboration with Hilscher that combines the STM32 ecosystem with the multi-protocol flexibility of Hilscher’s netX control ICs. As a result, you can use the I-NUCLEO-NETX expansion board with any STM32 Nucleo-64 or STM32 Nucleo-144 development board. The … Continue reading






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Radar Module for Makers

OmniPreSense

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 any … Continue reading






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New MEMS Accelerometers for Industrial Condition Monitoring Apps

Analog ADXL1001

Analog Devices’s new ADXL1001 and ADXL1002 high-frequency, low-noise MEMS accelerometers are designed for industrial condition-monitoring applications. The accelerometers deliver the high-resolution vibration measurements needed for the early detection of machine failure (e.g., bearing faults). The ADXL1001 and ADXL1002’s benefits, features, and … Continue reading






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New Thermal Imaging Solution for Benchtop Electronics Testing

FLIR ETS 320

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 and … Continue reading






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New Fifth-Generation Quasi-Resonant Flyback Controller and Integrated Power IC

Infineon_Gen5_CoolSET

Infineon Technologies recently announced the fifth generation of its stand-alone quasi-resonant flyback controller and integrated power IC CoolSET family. This generation offers more efficiency, faster startup, and improved overall performance. The new ICs are especially designed for AC/DC switch mode … Continue reading






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TeraFire Hard Cryptographic Microprocessor

Microsemi

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






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