2021-01-20 - Brian Holden

Retiming USB4 over USB-C

Retimers have never been more important for interconnect designs and are essential for the successful operation of USB4 and the…

2020-12-30 - Hank Cao

How to achieve fast charging with USB PD in portable devices

A reference design comprising charger and controller ICs helps create fast charging solution complying with the USB Type-C and PD...

2020-11-19 - Ian Ferguson

Cobots are key to collaboration between humans and AI

Adding artificial intelligence (AI) functionality has an amazing opportunity to change the way systems behave and are controlled...

2020-09-23 - Kay Annamalai

Building high-performance interconnects with multiple PCIe generations

Leveraging high-speed serial communication, PCIe delivers efficient point-to-point connectivity and scalable interface bandwidth...

2020-09-16 - Bill Schweber

Consumer connectors get ruggedized

To take advantage of the popularity of mass-market consumer connectors, vendors are now offering ruggedized versions for industrial and other…

2020-09-15 - Nitin Dahad

Embedded Vision Summit: ML perception on tiny FPGAs

At the Embedded Vision Summit, Lattice Semiconductor will demonstrate how tiny low power FPGAs can enable multiple image processing functions...

2020-07-23 - Luis Chioye

Provide robust input overvoltage protection for amplifier analog input modules

This article introduces basic concepts of operational amplifier (op-amp) input overvoltage protection and discusses how to select the right clamp…

2020-06-04 - Kay Annamalai

USB Type-C port implementation challenges and design solutions

USB from 1.1 to 3.2 and Beyond First launched in 1996, the universal serial bus (USB) unified the roles of…

2020-05-20 - Nitin Dahad

New MIPI RF front end spec takes 5G beyond mobile

The MIPI Alliance has released version 3.0 of its RF front end (RFFE) specification which will enable more rapid and…

2020-05-08 - Tim Dhuyvetter

Improving haptic feedback with piezoelectric transducers

Introduction to piezoelectric haptics provides the pros and cons of each and details piezoelectric transducer principles, theory, and modelling along…