FTM June 2017 Americas Edition

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Application Spotlight: Analog and Sensing Featured Articles from: Sensirion – Proven and Improved – Differential Pressure Sensors SDP800 Series Vishay – New Space Saving DG2788A Dual DPDT/Quad SPDT Analog Switch That Improves Signal Integrity Cypress – New Ultra Low Power, Dual-Core MCU Offers Flexibility and Hardware-Based Security Capabilities for the IoT WIZnet – IoT Design […]

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Altech – Quality Sensors at GREAT Prices

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One of the most competitive lines in the industry! Altech Cylindrical Sensor Features: 8mm to 30mm diameters Up to 15mm sensing distances Nickel plated brass (BN) Stainless steel (SS) Flush mount and non-flush mount Normally Open (NO), Normally Closed (NC), Complementary Outputs(NO/NC) Altech Types Available DC-3 Wire-Standard, Wire-Extended Sensing Distance and DC-3 Wire-Short Body AC-2 […]

ams – TDC-GPX2: 4-channel Time-to-Digital Converter

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The TDC-GPX2 is an integrated four-channel converter IC offering single-measurement resolution of up to 20psrms per channel in normal mode. Operating in dual-channel high-resolution mode, it can achieve a maximum resolution of 10psrms with 5ns pulse-to-pulse spacing. Highest measurement performance and highest data throughput are achieved with LVDS stop inputs and LVDS serial output for […]

Bosch – BHI160 Low-Power Sensor Hub

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The BHI160 is a small, low-power smart-hub with an integrated gyroscope and accelerometer plus a programmable microcontroller. Containing pre installed software and specific algorithms for activity recognition, it is specifically designed to enable always-on motion sensing. It perfectly matches the requirements of applications which demand highly accurate, real-time motion data at very low power consumption, […]

Cypress – Introducting the PSoC 6 Early Adopter Program (EAP) Community

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In this community, you will receive the latest news on Cypress’ PSoC 6 solutions, interact with Cypress in the discussion forum, and have a chance to win a PSoC 6 BLE Pioneer Kit. Cypress will be updating content in the community frequently and interacting through the discussion forums with you and other members. Please “follow” […]

Cypress – New Ultra-Low-Power, Dual-Core MCU Offers Flexibility and Hardware-Based Security Capabilities for the IoT

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         Cypress Semiconductor has announced PSoC® 6, a new microcontroller architecture which is purpose-built for the Internet of Things (IoT). The PSoC 6 MCU is based on Cypress’s ultra-low-power 40nm process technology, and offers a power-efficient and flexible architecture, including the security features required for next-generation IoT devices. The PSoC 6 architecture fills a gap […]

Diodes Incorporated – ZXGD3112N7: Best-in-Class Active OR’ing MOSFET Controller

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ZXGD3112N7 is a 400V Active OR’ing MOSFET controller designed for driving a very low RDS(ON) Power MOSFET as an ideal diode. This replaces the standard rectifier to reduce the forward voltage drop and overall increase the power transfer efficiency. The ZXGD3112N7 can be used on both high side and low side power supply units (PSU) […]

Exar – XR22404/14: Industry’s Lowest Power USB 2.0 4-Port Hub Controllers

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The XR22404 is a USB 2.0, 4-port hub that can be configured for downstream device charging and is compatible with Battery Charging specification revision 1.1/1.2. It operates from either 3.3V or 5V supply allowing bus- or self-powered operation without an external LDO. It is available in a tiny 4 x 4mm, 24-pin QFN or a […]

Future Electronics – Small, Low Power and Low Cost FPGAs: a Valid Alternative to the MCU in Embedded Designs?

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By: Pawel Makyla, Central Applications Engineer, Future Electronics and Wafy Butty, FPGA Specialist, Future Electronics The microcontroller is the default choice of core component in almost every portable or low power embedded design today. Microcontrollers are cheap, small, use little power, and are familiar and easy to work with. Given these attributes, it is hardly […]