E-Paper Display Modules Drive Batteryless RFID Tags

Pervasive PDI004

Pervasive Displays recently announced that Japan-based TOPPAN Printing Co. is using its low-power e-paper display (EPD) module in a batteryless RFID EPD tag. Operating off harvested RF energy, the new solution enables you to update a device’s EPD and RFID … Continue reading






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New Easy-to-Use BOM Tool

Mouser Forte

Mouser Electronics recently launched FORTE, an intelligent bill of materials (BOM) management tool intended to save time and improve order accuracy in specifying and purchasing electronic components. Free to Mouser account holders, FORTE offers access to more than 4 million … Continue reading






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Bluetooth 5 Low Power SoC with Integrated Microphone Interface

DialogDA14586

Dialog Semiconductor recently announced the next generation in its SmartBond family. The DA14586 SoC is the company’s first standalone device qualified to support the latest Bluetooth 5.0 specification. It delivers the lowest power consumption and unrivaled functionality for advanced use … Continue reading






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New Development Tool for Bluetooth 5

NordicBluetooth5Board

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






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Handy Four-Channel, High-Resolution Oscilloscope

TiePie Handyscope

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 the oscilloscope … Continue reading






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New Advanced Bus Converter for High-Power Applications

Ericsson PKB4413DA

Ericsson’s PKB4413DA is a low-profile, 408-W DC/DC converter module well suited for high-power, high-performance applications. Intended to provide point-of-load (POL) DC/DC converters with tightly regulated 12-V output at up to 34 A, the PKB4413DA’s five-pin, 1/8-brick footprint is compatible with the … Continue reading






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New Wi-Fi Hardware and Device Platform

ti simplelink

Texas Instruments recently announced its next generation of Wi-Fi hardware and the new SimpleLink MCU platform. The products include the SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3220 wireless MCU and CC3120 wireless network processor. Designed with security in mind, the CC3220 products are built with … Continue reading






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eMCOS Scalable POSIX-Compliant RTOS

eSOL recently released eMCOS POSIX, which is a POSIX-compliant profile for eMCOS. The eMCOS POSIX accelerates R&D and shortens product development time with Linux software assets and engineering resources, including open source software (OSS) such as the Robot Operating System … Continue reading






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Aurora Software for Evaluation of ArcticPro eFPGA IP

QuickLogic Corp. recently announced the release of its new Aurora software, which enables SoC developers to evaluate the integration of embedded FPGA (eFPGA) IP into devices designed for different Global Foundries process nodes. The Aurora eFPGA development tool supports design implementation … Continue reading






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Chip Antennas for the New NB-IoT Standard

SR4C033

Antenova Ltd recently announced a new Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT) standard.The compact 20 × 11 × 1.6 mm antenna is easy to integrate onto a small PCB.The Latona SR4C033  chip antenna is a member of Antenova’s lamiiANT antenna family. The embedded … Continue reading






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World’s Smallest Bluetooth Chip

Swatch_005

The Swatch Group recently introduced the smallest Bluetooth chip on the market. Designed by EM Microelectronic, Swatch Group R & D, and the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM), the compact chip is well suited for portable devices and … Continue reading






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100-V No-Opto Flyback Regulator

Linear LT8304H

Linear Technology recently announced H-grade versions of the LT8304/-1 monolithic flyback regulators with guaranteed operation for junction temperatures as high as 150°C. By sampling the isolated output voltage directly from the primary-side flyback waveform, it requires no opto-coupler or third … Continue reading






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vSound Violin Digital Processor

saelig

Saelig Company recently introduce the Cambrionix ThunderSync16, which provides 16  USB2.0 ports and a Thunderbolt host connection capable of transfer speeds of up to 20 Gbps to allow large data transfer in the shortest possible time. For data syncing requirements, the … Continue reading






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Programming-Free LCD User Interface for Embedded Applications

LCD term

LCDTERM.com recently launched a new programming-free LCD user interface, which allows for seamless and code-free integration onto any embedded platform. Eliminating the need to write software to control the display, the LCDTERM user interface does not require LCD programming knowledge, so … Continue reading






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STMicroelectronics To Manufacture USound’s Patented Thin-Film Piezo-Electric MEMS Micro-Speaker Technology

STMicro USoundSpeakerMEMS

STMicroelectronics and Austrian company USound GmbH announced their collaboration on the industrialization and production of the world’s first miniature piezoelectric MEMS actuators for smart audio systems in portable devices. The patented micro-speaker technology from USound aims to replace commonly used … Continue reading






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