Cypress – PSoC MCU Dev Kit Featuring Capacitive-Sensing Buttons and Wireless Connectivity

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       A new prototyping kit from Cypress enables customers to evaluate and develop projects using the PSoC 4000S, a family of PSoC MCU controller ICs. PSoC 4000S devices feature an ARM® Cortex®-M0+ processor core, up to 32KB of Flash memory, 4KB SRAM, up to 36 general purpose I/Os all capable of CapSense® capacitive sensing technology, […]

Infineon – DPS310 Digital Barometric Pressure Sensor for Smart Homes, Drones, Mobile and Wearable Devices

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The DPS310 is a miniaturized Digital Barometric Air Pressure Sensor with a high accuracy level and low current consumption. The DPS310 is both a pressure and temperature sensor. The pressure sensor element is based on a capacitive principle which guarantees high precision during temperature changes. The small package makes the DPS310 ideal for mobile applications […]

Infineon – Extremely Low Standby Power Consumption Based on CoolSET Current Mode Controller

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The fast growing market around the Internet of Things (IoT) covers a wide range of applications. All of them have one thing in common, namely the ability to collect and exchange data with each other. The microcontrollers, sensors, actuators, etc. embedded in each of the devices stay connected to the network at all times. They […]

Karo Electronics – New High-Performance System-on-Module with Integrated Wireless for Industrial, Display and IoT Applications

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Ka-Ro’s new TXSD-410E SOM is powered by the Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 410, for demanding embedded applications. This module features integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, advanced graphics, multimedia support and an energy efficient design. With the Snapdragon 410 and Qualcomm wireless, developers can leverage modern consumer chipset capabilities for embedded applications which require proven quality, extended temperature, […]

ON Semiconductor – USB C

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USB Type-C applications have transformed wired connectivity. Devices can now communicate, charge, and exchange graphics across a single cable. Multiple cables and connectors married to power bricks can now be simplified to not just a single cable but also a single port. This will undoubtedly simplify the variety and amount of ports on a computer. […]

Renesas – High-Resolution HMI and Embedded Vision for Industrial, Home and Security Applications

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The Renesas RZ family of ARM microprocessors (MPUs) enables high-resolution human-machine interface (HMI) and embedded vision with a range of single- and multi-core ARM Cortex®-A7, -A9 and -A15 cores with support for multiple cameras and displays with alpha blending, 2D/3D graphics, and H.264 video codecs. The RZ/A1 series of MPUs comes with up to 10 […]

Renesas – Simplify Your User Interface Design Efforts With The Renesas Synergy Platform Featuring The GUIX Studio

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How will GUIX Studio help me? GUIX Studio provides a complete WYSIWYG screen design environment. This simple, yet powerful, Express Logic PC software design tool is included as part of the Renesas Synergy Platform at no extra cost. Drag-and-drop graphical elements are used to build user-interface screens, a process that is quicker and easier than […]

Susumu – Precision Chip Resistors with the Highest Power Rating

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The latest spinoff from Susumu’s RG series, the best performing and most reliable thin film chip resistors in the market, is the PRG series with a power rating almost 5 times as high as the RG series. Size and Power The PRG series, long side terminal products, are currently offered in 3 sizes: 1206 size […]

Vishay – Add Gesture Control to Any Device

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        The VCNL4035X01 from Vishay Opto is three sensors in one. With one external emitter, 16-inch proximity sensing is enabled. With two external emitters, left and right gesture sensing is enabled. With three external emitters, circular or directional gesture sensing is enabled. Included at no extra cost is a 16-bit ambient light sensor. FEATURES • […]

Vishay – Equation for 2-Meter Reflective Presence Sensing Solved

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IR receivers are finding their way into myriad applications beyond set top boxes and TV remote controls, where longer range presence or proximity are required. Need to detect if someone or something is 2 meters away? The TSSP4038 or TSSP4056 receivers from Vishay can do that. Couple it with the VSLB3940 infrared emitter and the […]