STMicroelectronics has introduced three additions to its Open.MEMS portfolio of free and easy-to-use software libraries for the development of motion-sensing applications. The libraries allow designers to combine the power of ST's motion-sensing technology with the options offered by the STM32 ARM Cortex-M 32-bit microcontroller family.
Renesas Electronics has released a high-efficiency power supply IC, the RAA230161, that supports the power rules requirements as defined in USB Power Delivery 2.0 and 3.0 specifications from USB Implementers Forum.
Vicor has announced the AC to Point-of-Load Development Kit (ACPoL DKit). The development kit enables power system designers to immediately begin operating and evaluating a complete power system solution featuring thin, high-performance, high-density power components.
There's a gold rush happening in the waste industry. Waste businesses are cashing in on the precious metals in electronic goods waste. Laptops could contain up to £25 (AU$46) worth of gold, while high-end desktop machines could contain even more.
CD-adapco has announced STAR-Cast v11.02, the casting simulation add-on for STAR-CCM+. STAR-Cast features a high-pressure die-casting module, providing casting engineers with a user-friendly tool for designing strong, light and high-quality casted parts.
STMicroelectronics has extended incentives for designers to choose its STM8 microcontrollers for economical computing tasks in the smart devices that support modern work and life.
University of Sydney researchers have made a breakthrough that they say could revolutionise our ability to exchange data securely, as well as advancing quantum computing.
New transatlantic research has created materials that enable the manipulation of excitons at room temperature — a previously unthinkable feat. The research has the potential to facilitate the creation of a new generation of optoelectronic devices.
ADLINK Technology has introduced Modular Industrial Cloud Architecture (MICA). The industrial IoT architecture for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) platforms features a design aimed at optimising performance, cost and space requirements for the next generation of industrial IoT solutions.
Allegro MicroSystems' A5976, A5977 and A5979 microstepping motor driver ICs, with built-in translators, have been designed to operate bipolar stepper motors in full-, half-, quarter-, eight- and sixteenth-step modes.
Scientists have proven a link between silicon chips and 'rare-earth' metals used in internet signalling.
The STM32 Open Development Environment from STMicroelectronics has grown into a complete integrated ecosystem for developers of embedded systems, including applications for the Internet of Things (IoT).
The PSoC 4 M-series prototyping kit, from Cypress Semiconductor, features the PSoC 4200M device. It integrates an ARM Cortex-M0 controller with programmable analog front end, programmable digital peripherals and the CapSense technology for touch sensing solutions.
RS Components is strengthening its ARM mbed portfolio with the latest mbed innovations for connected, low-power, security-conscious projects. The mbed OS addresses key Internet of Things (IoT) development challenges and the Freescale Freedom-K64F platform supports the OS.
Designed to help analog power supply designers and embedded software programmers to accelerate their understanding of digital power control, the XMC Digital Power Explorer Kit includes an XMC control card, synchronous buck power board, DAVE v4 IDE and digital power APPs.