2021-01-27 - Nitin Dahad

Raspberry Pi designs its own MCU with $4 Pico board

Raspberry Pi has designed its own MCU and launched a new $4 board based on the new MCU, the Raspberry…

2021-01-14 - Colin Walls

Surprises in C code

The C language is quite flexible and expressive; these are some of the reasons why it has been successful and…

2021-01-04 - Brian Dipert

Balanced headphones: Can you hear the difference?

Learn the differences in balanced and unbalanced headphone...

2020-12-14 - W. Luis Camacho

How image acquisition works in iris-recognition applications

The implementation of an iris biometric system has three major components: the image acquisition device; the biometric software for template…

2020-11-23 - Frederik Dostal

When the flyback converter reaches its limits

Although flyback converters are very popular, this topology has practical limitations...

2020-11-16 - Brian Dipert

The transition to Apple silicon Arm-based computers

Apple announced its overall strategy for them this summer, and they're finally here: the company's first Apple silicon Arm-based systems.

- Nitin Dahad

Wearable chipset using 3db Access UWB

Renesas Electronics and Altran have co-developed a wearable chipset solution for social distancing based on UWB technology licensed from 3db…

2020-11-13 - Wei Wang, Cihan Asci, & Sameer Sonkusale

RFID tag technology simplifies security monitoring systems

This design uses RFID tag technology to enable low-cost, battery-free, and easy-to-install home security systems.

2020-11-02 - Maxim Integrated

Health sensor platform 3.0 reduces development time by at least 6 months

MAXREFDES104# is a wrist form factor reference design ready to collect blood oxygen, ECG, heart rate, body temperature and activity…

2020-10-14 - Chang Fei Yee

Study of fiber weave effect on PCB with 3DEM modelling

This article studies the fiber weave effect on PCB in terms of mode conversion and differential insertion loss due to…