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…

2016-06-30 - NXP

Plug-and-play controller integrates NFC in OS-based systems

Equipped with embedded firmware, the PN7150 enables easy integration of NFC functionality in OS-based systems via the NCI interface.

2016-06-29 - STMicroelectronics

Simulator aids design for electromagnetic compatibility

ESD-SIM provides a quick and easy way to evaluate the performance of ST devices using the industry-standard high-speed/high-frequency SPICE simulation…

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.

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…

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…

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…

2016-06-14 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: What do you get in a $10 drone?

In this article, EDN's Brian Dipert tears down a $10 tiny drone.

2016-06-13 - Rafael Camarota

CPLD independently powers battery-powered system

Employ a small portion of an Altera EPM240-T100 CPLD with a few discrete capacitors, resistors, diodes, and MOSFETs to autonomously…