Qseven & SMARC Cards Boast i.MX8 CPUs

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Congatec has announced support of the new 64-bit NXP i.MX8 processors for the Qseven and SMARC module standards. As a member of NXP’s Early Access Program, the new congatec modules will be available in time with the production launch of … Continue reading

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RS-485 Transceivers Offer Faster Data Rates

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Maxim Integrated Products has announced the MAX22500E, MAX22501E and MAX22502, a set of RS-485 transceivers that enable Industrial designers to achieve 2x faster data rates and extend cable length by up to 50%. With motion control systems requiring more accuracy … Continue reading

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COM-Based SBCs Offer High I/O Density

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Diamond Systems has released its ultra-small COM-based ZETA single board computer family. Highlights include interchangeable COM Express COMs for scalability and long product life, ultra- compact size and an rich amount of I/O, including a complete high-quality analog and digital … Continue reading

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App Interfaces to Remote IoT Devices

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PTC has announced the launch of the ThingWorx Asset Advisor app for service to accelerate its customers’ service transformation initiatives. ThingWorx Asset Advisor for service enables remote monitoring and servicing of assets deployed in the field. Built on PTC’s leading … Continue reading

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Battery-Free IoT Start Up Raises $19 Million

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Wiliot, a fabless semiconductor start-up company, has closed an investment round with Qualcomm Ventures and M Ventures. The announcement was made in conjunction with the opening of the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) Conference in Amsterdam where the … Continue reading

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Flexible Printed Batteries Target IoT Devices

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Semtech and Imprint Energy have announced a collaboration to accelerate the widespread deployment of IoT devices. Imprint Energy will design and produce ultrathin, flexible printed batteries that are especially designed to power IoT devices integrated with Semtech’s LoRa devices and … Continue reading

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MCU Leverages New ARM Security Scheme

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STMicroelectronics supports ARM’s new Platform Security Architecture (PSA) in ST’s STM32H7 high-performing microcontrollers. People and organizations are increasingly dependent on connected electronic devices to manage time, monitor health, handle social interactions, consume or deliver services, maximize productivity, and many other … Continue reading

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MCUs Feature Core Independent Peripherals

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Microchip has expanded its PIC18 product line to include a new line of 8-bit microcontrollers that combine a Controller Area Network (CAN) bus with an extensive array of Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs). The CIPs increase system capabilities while making it … Continue reading

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IoT Tool Suite Supports Bluetooth 5

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Rigado has announced its Edge Connectivity Suite with full support for Bluetooth 5. Designed for large-scale commercial IoT deployments, Rigado’s Edge Connectivity solution is comprised of Bluetooth 5 end-device modules and the Vesta IoT Gateway, which includes cloud-based tools for … Continue reading

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Ultra Wide Input Range Power Converters

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Aimtec has announced the release of two new series of regulated AC to DC power converters, the AME10-BJZ and AME20-BJZ. These new series will expedite and simplify industrial and commercial product design in a low cost solution. The new regulated … Continue reading

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MCU Enables 3D Graphics in Car Displays

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Cypress Semiconductor has announced a new series in its Traveo automotive microcontroller family with more memory to support a hybrid instrument cluster with 3D graphics and up to 6 traditional gauges, as well as a head-up display. The highly integrated, … Continue reading

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LED Lighting Controller for Automotive Subsystems

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Texas Instruments has introduced the first 3-channel high-side linear automotive light-emitting diode (LED) controller without internal MOSFETs that gives designers greater flexibility for their lighting designs. The TPS92830-Q1’s novel architecture enables higher power and better thermal dissipation than conventional LED … Continue reading

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Open Frame AD-DC Power Supplies Target Medical Applications

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CUI’s Power Group has announced five new open frame series, ranging from 180 W up to 550 W, to its line of internal ac-dc medical power supplies. Certified to the medical 60601-1 edition 3.1 safety standards for 2 x MOPP … Continue reading

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Active Rectifier Controller Has Reverse Protection

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Analog Devices has announced the Power by Linear LT8672, an active rectifier controller with reverse input protection to –40 V. Its 3 V to 42 V input voltage capability is well suited for automotive applications which must regulate through cold-crank … Continue reading

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Integrated Precision Solution Aids Battery Manufacturing

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Analog Devices has introduced a precision integrated analog front end, controller, and pulse-width modulator (PWM) for battery testing and formation capable of increasing system accuracy and efficiency in lithium-ion battery formation and grading. Compared to conventional technology, the new AD8452 … Continue reading

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