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 […]

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 […]

Intersil – Flower Power Reference Design Demonstrates Efficiency of Switching Regulator in Low-Current Applications

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Intersil, a Renesas company, has debuted the ‘Flower Power’ reference design which demonstrates the capabilities of its ISL85005 high-efficiency synchronous buck regulator, as well as other Intersil analog and sensing products. It showcases a diverse portfolio of products for broad market applications. From power management to precision analog and specialty ICs, Intersil can power-up your […]

Sensirion – Proven and Improved – Differential Pressure Sensors SDP800 Series

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            Differential pressure sensors in the SDP800 series are the reliable solution for precise air flow measurement in the most demanding but cost-sensitive applications. The sensors are the result of more than 15 years of experience in measuring air flow to millions of HVAC systems, car engines and patients. FEATURES No offset, no zero-point drift, […]

Vishay – New Space Saving DG2788A Dual DPDT/Quad SPDT Analog Switch That Improves Signal Integrity

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         Vishay Silconix introduces a new dual DPDT/quad SPDT analog switch featuring low resistance of 0.37W at 2.7V in the compact 2.6 x 1.8 x 0.55mm miniQFN16 package. Ideal for both analog and digital signal switching in space-constrained consumer, medical, and industrial applications, the DG2788A delivers improved resistance flatness, signal integrity, parasitic capacitance, and bandwidth. […]