Maxim Integrated – MAX77650/MAX77651: Ultra-Low Power PMIC with 3-Output SIMO and Charger

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The MAX77650 and MAX77651 feature single inductor multiple output (SIMO) buck-boost regulators that provide three independently programmable power rails from a single inductor, 150mA LDO, and three current sink drivers to reduce overall component count and maximize available board space. For desigexibility, the MAX77650 operates up to 3.3V and the  MAX77651 operates up to 5V—both include […]

Microchip – CL88020: Sequential Linear LED Driver

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The CL88020 LED driver integrated circuit (IC) is an off-line sequential linear LED driver designed to provide 8.5W of LED power from a 120VAC nominal input voltage. CL88020 is designed to drive a long string of inexpensive, low current LEDs directly from the AC mains. A basic driver circuit consists of Microchip Technology Inc.’s CL88020 […]

Microsemi – Introducing Avalanche AVMPF300TS-00: Future Electronics’ Lowest Cost Development Board for Microsemi PolarFire FPGAs

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The Avalanche Development Kit allows developers to quickly prototype for the lowest power mid-range FPGA platform in the market. At the heart of the kit is a 300k LE (logic element) PolarFire™ non-volatile FPGA from Microsemi. The Avalanche Kit is loaded with several key components including the Panasonic WIFI module PAN9320, Microchip 64Mb of Serial […]

Microsemi – The Case for RISC-V in the Industrial Market

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By: Ted Marena, Director of SOC/FPGA Product Marketing & Business Development Microsemi, Vice-Chair RISC-V Marketing Committee The industrial market has many unique needs that are not present in other vertical markets. Characteristics such as longevity of supply, long life product cycles, robust and reliable technologies, just to name a few. These designs also want technology […]

NXP – FRDM-KE15Z and FRDM-TOUCH: Touch Solution

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Introduction The user interface of a product is a key element that design engineers need to address to provide a compelling user experience. Touch pads, sliders and rotaries offer a more intuitive and effective way of user interaction than traditional buttons. And, designing a touch-based user interface is simplified with the NXP Touch solution. This […]

NXP – LPC546xx and i.MX 6: See. Touch. Sense.

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Human Machine Interface (HMI) is where people and technology meet. We all use HMIs to monitor and manage machine applications ranging from user-friendly consumer products, home appliances and thermostats, to increasingly secure and reliable automotive driver interfaces, building elevators and access panels, bank kiosks, gas pumps, manufacturing operator panels, and data access terminals. NXP Semiconductor’s […]

ON Semiconductor – Down to the Wire: PoE Converter and Controller Solutions

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Quite often we tend to primarily interact with electronic devices in a mobile or stationary state. Security cameras, controlled lighting, intercoms, and badge card entry scanners are all examples of devices that are removed from ample infrastructure but are not mobile. These remote devices need both power and data communication lines. In the last decade, […]

Renesas – RZ Family of ARM® Microprocessors

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High-Resolution HMI and Embedded Vision for Industrial, Home and Security Applications 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 […]

SCHURTER – CPS switch family: Metal Pushbutton Switch with Capacitive Touch Sensor Technology

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     The CPS switch family caters to the latest technology trend for robust momentary and latching pushbutton switches while sporting an elegant modern look. In addition to the IK 09 and IP67 ingress protection ratings, the series offers a predefined standard range with many visual and functional options to choose from, allowing the customer to […]

SCHURTER – Metal Line Switches Glow with 7 Luminescent Multicolor Options

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     SCHURTER’s MSM series, metal line push-button switches are capable of multiple illumination possibilities. The illumination provides a homogeneous quality in a ring illuminated style, or complete actuator area illumination. Status indication is possible in 7 different colors in a single product. The setting of the individual colors is particularly easy to realize by means […]