2016-10-20 - Graham Prophet

ITU-approved charger standard covers laptops, portables

Recommendation ITU-T L.1002 provides for improved energy efficiency and is expected to lead to significant reductions in e-waste.

2016-08-22 - Rohde & Schwarz

Triggering option decodes and debugs M-PHY interfaces

The new option gives users dedicated access to protocol results in the lowest M-PHY physical layer.

2016-07-26 - Ams

Light sensors shrink LED emitter-to-sensor gap to 1mm

The TMD2620 and TMD2725 enable aperture size as small as 1.4 and 2.0mm respectively.

2016-07-22 - Carolyn Mathas

Bleeder-less LED driver ICs reduce BOM count by 40%

The ICs provide up to 22W without the use of a heatsink and are packed into a very small SO-8…

2016-07-15 - Brian Di[pert

Consumer electronics: 60 years into the future

In this article, we take a look into the future- to the overarching themes and specific technologies that will be…

2016-07-04 - Toshiba

Built-in LDO, daisy-chain pins trim LED modules

In a typical system, power supply has to be supplied to LED driver ICs and LEDs separately. Using the new…

- Cabe Atwell

Editor’s picks: 10 Engineering projects you can do

From robotics to submarine ROVs and beyond, we put together the top 10 projects engineers of all skill levels can…

2016-07-01 - STMicroelectronics

Battery-charger chip saves board space in wearables

The highly integrated STBC02 IC combines all of the most frequently demanded features for energy management in wearable and portable…

2016-06-29 - Julien Happich

TR-Hybrid display optimises display switching modes

The Semiconductor Energy Laboratory (SEL) in Japan has developed a smartphone-sized 4.38 inches hybrid display that combines two display technologies…

2016-06-28 - Susan Nordyk

Step-down converter handles 40A continuous output

The TPS548D22 converter’s D-CAP3 control mode supports large bulk capacitors and/or small MLCCs without external loop compensation.