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Using a Dual-ADC Configuration in a Touch and General-Purpose Sensing Application
Most of today's electronic applications are designed to be "aware." They usually achieve this "awareness" by using dedicated sensors or a human-interface input system, all initially relying on analog information that needs to be digitally processed by an MCU. More>>

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December 18, 2014 | Product

The softMC, multi axis motion control software and hardware package, offers extensive programming capabilities that suit a variety of automation and robotic applications. more>>


December 18, 2014 | Product

The latest generation Heise PTE-2 handheld calibrator sports a new design and added features including a USB port, SD card, backlit LCD, and an onboard loop power supply. more>>


December 18, 2014 | Product

The A4963 debuts as a three-phase, sensorless and brushless dc (BLDC) motor controller for use with external complementary P-channel and N-channel power MOSFETs. more>>


December 18, 2014 | Product

Designed for continuous use at operating pressures up to 350 bar, the TH1 touchless sensors integrate into high-pressure hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders. more>>


December 18, 2014 | Product

The single-output, digitally-controlled 600W DRQ-12/50-L48 and 500W DRQ-12/42-D48 dc/dc converters include a PMBus-compatible digital interface and a 32-bit ARM7 Processor. more>>


December 18, 2014 | Product

Durable and easy to install, the FMG980 series insertion electromagnetic flow meters maintain CE-compliant products and feature no moving parts. more>>


December 18, 2014 | News

World’s Smartest, Smallest and Most Integrated Wi-Fi Platform Solution is Now Shipping in Quantity. New, Sophisticated Software Package Ensures the Most Complete Wi-Fi Connectivity and Features for Internet of Things Devices. more>>


December 18, 2014 | News

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Qualcomm Incorporated announce that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and SMIC have achieved a major milestone in fabrication of 28nm Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 410 processors. more>>


December 18, 2014 | News

2,666 Mbps DDR4 Memory Interface in Arria 10 FPGAs and SoCs Optimized for Data-Intensive Applications more>>


December 18, 2014 | News

According to a new market research report "Tunable Diode Laser Analyzer (TDLA) Market by Industry (Metal, Power, Cement, Oil & Gas, Chemical, Fertilizer, and Pulp & Paper), by Application (DeNOx, Incineration, Emission monitoring, & others) & by Geography - Analysis & Forecast to - 2014 - 2020",... more>>

December 19, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

A continuation of the Creation of Wealth discussion with several interviews with leading MEMS entrepreneurs. more>>

December 12, 2014 | Article | By Lyes Garidi

Most of today’s electronic applications are designed to be “aware.” They usually achieve this “awareness” by using dedicated sensors or a human-interface input system, all initially relying on analog information that needs to be digitally processed by an MCU. more>>

December 5, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

The creation of wealth is one of the most important of 14 critical success factors/topics determined to be the root cause of MEMS commercialization success or lack thereof. more>>

December 5, 2014 | Article | By James Sterling

Accurate, less intrusive measurement of real-time current draw is increasingly important for many electronic systems and sensor applications. This article addresses this challenge. more>>

November 21, 2014 | Article | By Mark Pickhard

Proven and reliable reed-switch technology offers low power, tight tolerances, and precise magnetic sensitivity switchpoints. more>>

November 14, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

Established MEMS infrastructure consists of all the ingredients necessary to design and manufacture MEMS devices. MEMS market research has received average grades and in 2010 received its highest of A-, but dropped to a grade level of B- for the last two years. more>>

November 14, 2014 | Article | By Glenn Longley

Combining new networking technologies with sensor technologies enables new opportunities in process automation, remote monitoring, and control. Wireless input/output (I/O) technology is increasingly in demand; especially for industries like oil and gas, energy, and utilities. more>>

November 7, 2014 | Article | By Scott Schwalbe

In terms of architecture, the name, M2M, says it all. The first “M” is the vast catalog of sensors collecting data at its source, be it electrical, chemical, mechanical, etc. The other “M” is the receiving systems—relays, dashboards, or complex software systems—that get and act... more>>

November 7, 2014 | Article | By Joe Bilotta

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security’s Office of Technology Evaluation, all segments of the commercial, industrial, and defense supply chains have been impacted by counterfeit electronic components. more>>

October 31, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

Standards and roadmaps play a critical role in the commercialization and proliferation of MEMS. more>>


November 25, 2014 | Blog

The popup timer that comes embedded in most commercially-available turkeys is a Thanksgiving tradition. more>>


October 20, 2014 | Blog

More evidence that the wearable electronics market is sizzling, Spanish not-for-profit Textile Industry Research Association (AITEX) is developing intelligent clothing more>>


October 14, 2014 | Blog

Technology startup Teiimo unveils what it’s calling the world's first intelligent leather jacket that heats shoulders, back, neck, and kidneys. more>>


October 13, 2014 | Blog

DU/ER Performance Denim essentially stops cellphone rays from penetrating skin on the other side of the denim pocket. more>>


October 7, 2014 | Blog

Pilot Labs is panning funds for its CoinGuard Internet of Things solution for personal home security. more>>


October 6, 2014 | Blog

According to its creator, the Newbeem power outlet uses SMART technology to completely reinvent how users connect to their homes. In addition to basic functions like turning lights on and off, this device allows users to set timing events, dim household lighting systems, protect equipment from... more>>


October 1, 2014 | Blog

Dean Zelinsky Private Label Guitars, in conjunction with Guitars for Vets (G4V), a non-profit organization that provides free guitars and lessons to veterans struggling with post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), announced today the release of the official Guitars For Vets Guitar. more>>


September 29, 2014 | Blog

There’s no doubt that wearable electronics is a booming market at the moment. Everything from truly functional health and athletic aids to novelty items draw much interest and coin. One example of a novel idea that may catch your fancy is what is being called the “first wearable beacon”, the... more>>


September 29, 2014 | Blog | By Charlene Soucy

Sensors blog post: The Unexpected Benefits of Speaking at Conferences more>>


September 16, 2014 | Blog

Audio Precision of Beaverton, OR has been setting the standards for audio testing with high-quality instruments since 1984. And the flagship of the company’s offerings is its APx555 audio analyzer. more>>

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