2016-06-23 - Steve Taranovich

Quiescent-sensing MEMS mic enables new applications

Vesper has demonstrated the first commercially available quiescent-sensing MEMS microphone enabling acoustic event-detection devices that draw just 3µA in listening mode.

2016-06-21 - Kiwi Plus

Smartwatch for kids enables real-time location tracking

A tiny and colourful wearable functioning as an Android-based smartwatch enables precise tracking of the whereabouts of children, while also offering educational and interactive content.

2016-06-20 - Jessica Davis

IBM Watson Health builds APIs for diabetes

IBM Watson Health, together with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is teaming up to apply cognitive computing to ADA's research and data for diabetes care and prevention.

2016-06-10 - Power Integrations

LED driver ICs simplify bulbs, tubes and ballasts up to 22W

Featuring a very compact footprint, the LED driver IC enables the design of LED bulbs and tubes with high constant-current accuracy while using a minimum number of components.

2016-06-02 - EDN Asia

IoT app processor targets wearable, home automation apps

Marvell‘s IAP220 SoC enables the low-power and high-performance computing necessary for many IoT products, and features an ARM Cortex-A7 dual core processor.

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Fuel gauges accurately predict battery lifetime

The ModelGauge m5 from Maxim has robust algorithm that detects the smallest changes in the capacity of the battery to accurately predict how long the battery will last before the capacity degrades rapidly.

2016-06-01 - Susan Nordyk

Secure LED fixtures made possible by latching connectors

The latest devices from Phoenix Contact target LED lighting and other space-critical applications, and can be easily locked and unlocked without the use of any special tools.

2016-05-24 - Graham Prophet

Wireless power reference kit supports sub-3W charging

Geared for applications ranging from 0.5W to 3W, the transmitter and receiver from IDT support three different coil size options for various applications, form factors and power levels.

2016-05-23 - Vishay Intertechnology

Ceramic disc capacitors offer capacitance up to 20nF

The Vishay 440L series capacitors promise to save board space in antenna coupling, line bypass, and RFI filtering applications for power and smart metres, lighting ballasts and consumer products.

2016-05-20 - NXP Semiconductors

NXP, Wayv bring portable RF cooking appliance to your kitchen

The battery-operated Wayv Adventurer aims to be compact, rugged and light-weight, and promises to give people the flexibility to efficiently and conveniently heat food anytime and anywhere.