Future Electronics — How Innovative LED Package Technology Enables New Solid State Lighting Designs

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By: Francois Mirand, EMEA Technical Director, Future Lighting Solutions (a division of Future Electronics) The popular high-power LEDs in use today are all formed of three basic elements: A ceramic substrate, generally made of aluminium oxide (also known as alumina) or of aluminium nitride. The LED chip, consisting of a die and a phosphor coating. […]

Future Electronics – Learn How You Can Leverage Future Electronics’ System Design Center

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System Design Center 1 Concept Define • Create • Develop 2 Design Engineer • Refine • Document 3 Prototype Prove • Iterate • Learn 4 Manufacture Tool • Debug • Support  

Future Electronics – Learn How You Can Leverage Future Electronics’ System Design Center

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System Design Center 1 Concept Define • Create • Develop 2 Design Engineer • Refine • Document 3 Prototype Prove • Iterate • Learn 4 Manufacture Tool • Debug • Support  

Future Electronics — RADAR for the Industrial and Consumer Space

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By: Cheong Wei Chua, System Program Manager, Future Electronics In recent years, there has been a lot of research on Radar-based Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) as companies go head to head in the autonomous driving market. These systems use short range 24GHz and long range 77GHz radar in conjunction with other sensing or vision […]

Future Electronics — Why the Best Choice for Upgrading an 8-bit MCU Might Be…Another 8-bit MCU

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By: Ian Fosberry Field, Applications Engineer, Future Electronics The upgrade path for the user of a conventional 8-bit microcontroller which has reached the limit of its capabilities, and which cannot support the application’s requirement for more features and better performance, is in most cases assumed to be a 32-bit MCU. The 32-bit device will execute […]

Future Electronics — How ST’s Motor Profiler Tool Helps Accelerate Motor-Control System Design

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By: Gianluigi Forte, Andrea Spampinato, Marcello Palano, Alessandro Corsaro Field Oriented Commutation (FOC), also called vector control, a method for controlling electric motors, was invented in the early 1970s, and remains the most advanced motor-control technique available to the system designer today. It operates by controlling the alternating currents that flow into the phases of […]

Future Electronics – Learn How You Can Leverage Future Electronics’ System Design Center

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                    System Design Center 1 Concept Define • Create • Develop 2 Design Engineer • Refine • Document 3 Prototype Prove • Iterate • Learn 4 Manufacture Tool • Debug • Support  

Future Electronics – Learn How You Can Leverage Future Electronics’ System Design Center

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                    1 Concept Define • Create • Develop 2 Design Engineer • Refine • Document 3 Prototype Prove • Iterate • Learn 4 Manufacture Tool • Debug • Support

Future Electronics — Mid-Power LEDs: Now a Valid Low-Cost Light Source for Street Lights?

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By: Emmanuel Gardette, Field Application Engineer, Future Electronics LED street lighting designs are entering a new phase. Lighting equipment manufacturers are attempting to maintain all the benefits of LED street lamps – their long operating lifetime, low power consumption, and pleasing light output with good colour rendering – while at the same time substantially reducing […]

Future Electronics — Effective Design Methods for Future-Proofing New Smart Lighting Equipment

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By: Adil Sidiqi, Field Applications Engineer, Future Lighting Solutions (a division of Future Electronics) Companies such as Google, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft are hungrily eyeing the opportunity to serve customers who might, one day, have almost every electrically-powered object that they own connected to the internet. Through products and services such as Google’s Nest and […]