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August 20, 2018

Alchip tapes out 7nm ASIC chips

DigiTimes -- Taiwan-based ASIC design service provider has announced it has taped out its 7nm ASIC chips. It disclosed that with the maturity of 7nm process...

August 20, 2018 03:35 PM

Transistor technology may improve speed, battery life for computers, mobile phones and other electronics

PhysOrg.com -- Purdue University researchers have developed transistor technology that shows potential for improving computers and mobile phones.

August 20, 2018 01:59 AM

EMA Releases "The Hitchhiker's Guide to PCB Design"

EDACafe.com -- A free tome to empower engineers with the knowledge needed to understand the complexities of the PCB design process.

August 20, 2018 01:34 AM

Pasternack Debuts New Line of SPDT High-Power PIN Diode RF Switches

Electronics Sourcing -- Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has unveiled a new line of SPDT high-power PIN ...

August 20, 2018 01:30 AM

Flash Memory Prices Could Be Headed for Collapse

ExtremeTech -- NAND prices could be poised to crater over the next twelve months, slashing the cost of new SSDs.

August 20, 2018 01:21 AM

August 19, 2018

Ecosystems and Plattform Industrie 4.0

Electronics -- IoT Inc - Episode 113

I don't want to be accused of being a hammer but if you think about it, IoT is the tech behind digital transformation....

August 19, 2018 09:37 PM

August 18, 2018

Build a 4-button arcade game out of LEGO

EE -- Arduino Blog - If your kids (or you) have somehow gotten tired of playing with LEGO bricks, Lenka Design Workshop has a great way for you to...

August 18, 2018 11:06 PM

Analog Discovery 2 Communicates with Arduino

EE -- Digilent Inc. - Learn how to make Analog Discovery 2 communicate with Arduino using WaveForms!

August 18, 2018 11:05 PM

August 16, 2018

Terahertz technology creates new insight into how semiconductor lasers work

Life -- EurekAlert - Pioneering engineers working with terahertz frequency technology have been researching how individual frequencies are selected when...

August 16, 2018 08:04 PM

Top 10 AC-DC Converters

Electronics -- SnapEDA - As a follow-up to our post on the Top 10 DC/DC Converters downloaded by the SnapEDA community , we thought it was about time to cover...

August 16, 2018 04:33 PM

Strengthening overvoltage protection for USB connectors in mobile applications

Electronics -- TI - Analog Wire - USB Type-C(tm) is changing how we connect and use our devices. With the availability of higher voltages at the USB Type-C...

August 16, 2018 04:31 PM

August 15, 2018

PTC Launches Cybersecurity Initiative to Collaborate with Customers, Partners, and Researchers for More Secure and Resilient IoT Deployments

Business Wire -- #IoT--PTC continues its commitment to shared responsibility for safe and secure IoT deployments with launch of Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure...

August 15, 2018 07:40 PM

Updated tool helps power supply designers get to market faster

Electronics -- TI - Think. Innovate - You're an engineer on a tight schedule to design a power supply for a robot that will automate a factory. Or maybe you're...

August 15, 2018 06:26 PM

August 14, 2018

650 V TRENCHSTOP(tm) IGBT6 for small motor drives up top 1 kW

Electronics -- Infineon - Munich, Germany - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) introduces the next generation TRENCHSTOP(tm)...

August 14, 2018 06:45 PM

Monopoly transformed into the world of Skyrim with LEDs and Arduino

EE -- Arduino Blog - While "Boardwalk" and "Park Place" may not mean anything to you outside of the game of Monopoly, there is a plethora of custom...

August 14, 2018 06:41 PM

Electric-powered fan rocket takes off and lands(?) vertically

EE -- Arduino Blog - Does a rocket need to use a certain type of fuel, or even be capable of spaceflight? While James Bruton's build might not fit...

August 14, 2018 03:58 PM

Synopsys Announces 2018 Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition Results

PR Newswire -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that students from the University of Arizona, University of Rochester, and Stanford University...

August 14, 2018 03:42 PM

August 13, 2018

$47.95 Microchip MPLAB PICkit 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer

ARMdevices.net -- Microchip Technology MPLAB PICkit 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer allows for fast debugging and programming of PIC and dsPIC flash microcontrollers....

August 13, 2018 03:48 AM

August 12, 2018

Black Hat 2018: Mixed Signal Microcontrollers Open to Side-Channel Attacks

Infosec -- Threatpost - In mixed-design radio chips the processor's activity leaks into the analog portion of the chip - and is broadcast as output.

August 12, 2018 06:11 AM

The Zephyr Project Grows IoT Ecosystem with Support

Enterprise -- VMblog - The Zephyr Project , an open source project to build a real-time operating system (RTOS) for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced...

August 12, 2018 05:15 AM

Highly Configurable DC-DC Converter with Integrated H-Bridge from Diodes Incorporated

Electronics -- Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products...

August 12, 2018 03:14 AM

Designing a smoke detector with the Smart Analog Combo in the MSP430FR2355

Electronics -- TI - MSP430 - The first smoke detection devices were invented in the 1890s, including an electric fire alarm and a heat detector. These inventions...

August 12, 2018 03:14 AM

Redesigning the Solid State Drive - and the Data Center along with It

Electronics -- Intel - Wayne Allen leads data center storage pathfinding at Intel Corporation. Allen and his team brought the ruler, or EDSFF, solid-state drive...

August 12, 2018 03:13 AM

Intel Poised to Shape the Future of Memory and Storage with Optane + QLC

Electronics -- Intel - Intel is reimagining the memory-and-storage market and igniting a new era of computing with the combination of Intel Optane and Intel...

August 12, 2018 03:13 AM

When it comes to power process technologies, one size does not fit all

Electronics -- TI - Power House - Power electronic system and circuit designers have more choices in power process technologies. Silicon-based devices continue...

August 12, 2018 03:12 AM

Marvell Demonstrates Artificial Intelligence SSD Controller Architecture Solution

Electronics -- Marvell (NASDAQ:MRVL) will demonstrate today at the Flash Memory Summit how it will provide artificial intelligence capabilities to a broad range...

August 12, 2018 03:08 AM

August 10, 2018

Build Your Own Smile Detector @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

EE -- Adafruit Industries - via Element 14 Community

For this tutorial, we're going to build a facial recognition camera that can detect if someone...

August 10, 2018 03:54 PM

Oscilloscope Triggers: What They Didn't Teach Me in School.

EE -- Digilent Inc. - Ian provides a rundown on triggers and gives some tips on how to stabilize your waveforms display!

August 10, 2018 03:53 PM

August 09, 2018

CMOS: The Dominating Electronic Component in Image Sensing

Advanced MP Technology -- Image sensors are found to be essential to many modern-day technologies. CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) is one popular type of...

August 09, 2018 02:39 AM

August 08, 2018

Arm Buys Treasure Data and Uses the Technology for New IoT SaaS Platform

Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - Arm has announced it's acquired data management company Treasure Data for an undisclosed amount

August 08, 2018 03:52 PM

Arm Launches Pelion IoT Device Monitoring, Data Management Platform

Enterprise -- ChannelE2E - The Arm Pelion IoT Platform supports remote device, connectivity and data management. That includes IoT device provisioning, identity...

August 08, 2018 03:42 PM

NAND we'll send foreign tech packing, says China of Xtacking: DRAM-speed... but light on layer-stacking

Enterprise -- The Register - Third of the layers but 3 times the speed, claims Yangtze crew

China's state-backed 3D NAND fabber, YMTC, has claimed it will...

August 08, 2018 03:40 PM

The top 5 questions when using M-LVDS in backplane applications

Electronics -- TI - Analog Wire - The top 5 questions when using M-LVDS in backplane applications

Multipoint low-voltage differential signaling (M-LVDS) is...

August 08, 2018 03:24 PM

Our 56Gbps PAM4 SerDes IP Hits the Lab

Electronics -- eSilicon - At eSilicon we've been talking about adding a 56G PAM4 SerDes to our N7 ASIC IP platform now for some time. I'm happy to say our 7nm...

August 08, 2018 03:11 PM

Five IOT Trends to Ponder by the Pool

SupplyChain -- Software AG - In the summertime, when the weather is fine... we have the Internet of Things on our minds (apologies to Mungo Jerry).

August 08, 2018 04:53 AM

Feed Barbie with the J'ai faim! mechatronic game

EE -- Arduino Blog - According to this project's write-up, while some struggle to get enough nourishment, those in more developed countries often...

August 08, 2018 04:21 AM

Automate motor winding with Arduino

EE -- Arduino Blog - When you want to make a mobile robot, DC motors can be a great choice. We normally accept that they can be purchased for a few...

August 08, 2018 04:20 AM

Generating waves with Arduino

EE -- Arduino Blog - Need a wave generator to test out your latest boat, barge, or submarine design, but can't quite afford one? If so, then you might...

August 08, 2018 04:20 AM

Develophead takes (some) of the work out of film photography

EE -- Arduino Blog - Today, if you take a photograph, more than likely it's digital. This presents many advantages over its film counterpart, but...

August 08, 2018 12:06 AM

August 07, 2018

Embedded FPGA Timing

Semiconductor Engineering -- How to time an eFPGA, and what can go wrong.

August 07, 2018 10:41 PM

Xilinx Ultra96, FPGA 96Boards Development Board

ARMdevices.net -- Ultra96 is an Arm-based, Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC development board based on the Linaro 96Boards specification, to help developers develop...

August 07, 2018 04:17 PM

August 06, 2018

VIDEO: This is Connect! Check out TI's newest video series with hands-on demos, SimpleLink(tm) tech and much more...

Electronics -- TI - ConnecTIng Wirelessly - Hi. I'm Nick. Welcome to Connect, TI's video series covering all things connectivity. We have brought in experts...

August 06, 2018 04:46 AM

Ecosystems and the Industrial Internet Consortium

Electronics -- IoT Inc - Episode 111

No one company is big enough to provide an end-to-end industrial Internet of Things solution. Realizing this the Industrial...

August 06, 2018 04:45 AM

Supersolder exhibits unparalleled thermal properties

PhysOrg.com -- In electronics, solder is used to connect two parts together. As a bridge, one of its most important functions is to transfer heat away from...

August 06, 2018 03:31 AM

Will Moore's and Metcalf's Laws Doom the IoT to the Dotcom Fate?

Electronic Design -- Technology innovation and rapidly growing connectivity are great-up to a point. So, it's best to proceed with caution if and when applying these...

August 06, 2018 03:20 AM

Delta Electronics hikes product prices to reflect increased component cost

DigiTimes -- Power supply maker and energy management solution developer Delta Electronics, in view of decreased gross margin for second-quarter 2018 due...

August 06, 2018 03:17 AM

A time-telling web powered by Arduino

EE -- Arduino Blog - Flament bulbs, commonly known as Edison bulbs, contain a variety of interesting LED lights. So interesting, in fact, that maker...

August 06, 2018 02:16 AM

Feature-Rich Galvanic Isolated Gate Driver from STMicroelectronics Controls and Protects SiC or Silicon Power Transistors -

WebWire - Semiconductors -- With 26V maximum gate-drive output voltage and optional separate turn-on/turn-off outputs or integrated active Miller...

August 06, 2018 02:09 AM

LDO basics: capacitor vs. capacitance

Electronics -- TI - Power House - Low-dropout regulators (LDOs) provide power in all types of applications. But for an LDO to operate normally, you need an...

August 06, 2018 01:19 AM