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The right memory solution for the Internet of Things

Data Communication

The right memory solution for the Internet of Things

At the beginning of the Internet revolution, all IP addresses were assigned to computers of one sort or another. That time has long gone by. As the Internet developed, more kinds of computing devices became connected and a big chunk of the Internet traffic is now generated by "things" that autonomously communicate with each other, rather than by human operated computers. lesen...

Understanding Resolution in optical and magnetic Encoders

Encoder

Understanding Resolution in optical and magnetic Encoders

How the different types of rotary encoders work and what differentiates the performance of the many types available today. lesen...

Consistent workflows for electronics production

SMT Placement

Consistent workflows for electronics production

Modern electronics production does not only require powerful placement platforms but also the continuous support for all workflows on the factory floor. SIPLACE focuses on solutions aiming for this. lesen...

FPGA-based board design at the IN2P3 institute in France

Electronics Design

FPGA-based board design at the IN2P3 institute in France

FPGAs are at the heart of most of the electronics of the Large Hadron Collider's detector systems. The designers were looking for a way to speed up the FPGA-based board development. lesen...

DFX – Product development with an integrated production solution

Design strategies

DFX – Product development with an integrated production solution

Design for excellence – shortly DFX – encompasses methods, design guidelines and checklists for the improvement of products and processes which can lower costs in several phases of the product lifecycle. lesen...

Success is predictable – Quality is the Foundation

Quality assurance

Success is predictable – Quality is the Foundation

The electronics manufacturer dresden elektronik stresses the close cooperation with the customers as a cornerstone of its testing strategy. In many cases the customer determines which testing tools to employ. lesen...

Lean processes in development: risks and costs under control

Strategy

Lean processes in development: risks and costs under control

Unstructured projects, incalculable expenses and long lead times in development are the woes of many electronics manufacturers. The frontloading strategy keeps those problems in check. lesen...

Radio-based checks of process steps increase efficiency

Logistics

Radio-based checks of process steps increase efficiency

Modern identification technologies like RFID can play their part in reducing the error rate and making work processes more efficient. This is especially true for manual procedures in electronics manufacturing. lesen...

LPKF Presents Prototyping for 3-D Molded Interconnect Devices

Laser Direct Structuring

LPKF Presents Prototyping for 3-D Molded Interconnect Devices

The LDS process has something to offer: thanks to laser direct structuring (LDS), traces are produced on three-dimensional plastic bodies. Instant metallization generates the copper strip conductors. lesen...

OLED for lighting – ready for the market?

Illuminating Engineering

OLED for lighting – ready for the market?

Flexible or rigid, transparent or glossy: With the OLED can achieve many designs. Compared to classical lighting many disciplines are required for light with OLED. lesen...

Electronics drives you safely home

Automotive Memory Solutions

Electronics drives you safely home

Memory solutions for car applications must be the result of a well defined approach to the automotive industry forged by a supplier who has a long-term vision and commitment to this specific market segment. Micron considers the automotive market segment as an area of strategic importance and has become a top player in this field, not by chance but by design. lesen...

A breakthrough innovation in sound sensing from STMicroelectronics

MEMS Microphones

A breakthrough innovation in sound sensing from STMicroelectronics

What are the advantages of MEMS microphones over traditional solutions? This article focuses on how MEMS Microphones have enabled breakthrough innovations in consumer, medical, security and automotive applications. lesen...

MID technology exemplified by magnetic field sensors

MID technology exemplified by magnetic field sensors

It is the possibility of combining the freedom of 3D shaping provided by injection molding technology with the integration of many possible functions; this is both unique and convincing. lesen...

Competitive advantage due to sound technical advice

Relay applications note

Competitive advantage due to sound technical advice

Largely invisible for the end user, electromechanical relays reliably undertake switching tasks with high performance in the car, in devices in the entertainment and household appliance industry, in the telecommunications and industrial sector, in the rail and aerospace sectors and in building services. The variety of applications is enormous and is rapidly expanding due to the increasing usage of electronics and electrification. lesen...

Highly Energy-Efficient CMOS Logic Systems

Semiconductor Technology

Highly Energy-Efficient CMOS Logic Systems

Non-volatile bistable memory circuits being developed by Satoshi Sugahara and his team at Tokyo Tech pave the way for highly energy-efficient CMOS logic systems. lesen...

How Do Vendors of Software Debugging and Test Tools Test Their Products?

Embedded Software Quality

How Do Vendors of Software Debugging and Test Tools Test Their Products?

For safety-relevant applications, tool manufacturers have to subject their software tools to rigorous testing. The experience gained in this process can be for the benefit of customers as well. lesen...

Ultra-low power processor operates at near-threshold voltage

Processors

Ultra-low power processor operates at near-threshold voltage

At this week’s International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC 2013), imec and Holst Centre presented an ultra-low power processor that operates reliably at near-threshold voltages. lesen...

Multi-core is more than just multi-core

Debugger

Multi-core is more than just multi-core

When using MCU multi-core architectures for "deeply embedded" applications, different rules apply for symmetric multiprocessing on identical cores with support of an encapsulating OS. This poses an entirely new set of challenges for chip suppliers, tool manufacturers and users. lesen...

Future Motion Applications requiringsmart and compact Motion Control

Advanced Motion Controller

Future Motion Applications requiringsmart and compact Motion Control

An efficient power management is a must for today´s engineers due to the recent ErP rules of the European Union. While the changeover from AC to BLDC and PMSM Drives will improve system efficiency significantly, the advanced motion controller will further save energy. lesen...

Low-Power Motor Drive Design for Fridge Compressors

Compressors

Low-Power Motor Drive Design for Fridge Compressors

Dedicated, customisable motor control ICs and single-chip drivers can help appliance designers meet new, tougher ecodesign legislation as the ErP rules of the European Union. lesen...

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Boosting Power Density using Nano-Ceramic Technology

PCIM 2014 News

Boosting Power Density using Nano-Ceramic Technology

08.04.14 - Conventional power brick designs face one fundamental constraint: heat dissipation. The greatest impediment to increasing the power density of DC-DC power supplies, for example, is the rate of heat flow from MOSFETs to the ambient air. lesen...

Tracing and Visualization of Embedded Linux Systems

Embedded Software Development

Tracing and Visualization of Embedded Linux Systems

03.06.14 - Tracing is an important method to detect program errors in embedded systems. Visualization tools lend support to a better understanding of the tracing results. lesen...

Influence of parasitic components in switching behavior

Super-junction MOSFETs

Influence of parasitic components in switching behavior

11.04.14 - The faster switching of the power MOSFETs enable higher power conversion efficiency. However, parasitic components in the devices and boards are involving switching characteristics more as the switching speed is getting faster. This creates unwanted side effects, like high voltage or current spikes or poor EMI performance. lesen...

TÜV Rheinland certifies IP500 wireless modules worldwide

Internet of Things

TÜV Rheinland certifies IP500 wireless modules worldwide

12.05.14 - TÜV Rheinland has joined the IP500 Alliance as a partner for the worldwide certification of IP500 products. IP500 is the global wireless standard / platform for security and safety applications in the IoT (Internet of Things) landscape. lesen...

Daimler and BMW want to charge electric cars

Electromobility

Daimler and BMW want to charge electric cars "unplugged"

16.07.14 - One of the next steps on the way to perfect electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles is wireless charging. Daimler and BMW have now agreed on jointly developing and implementing one common technology. lesen...

Gap filling materials and thermal gels keeping electronic assemblies cool

Thermal management

Gap filling materials and thermal gels keeping electronic assemblies cool

01.04.14 - Achieving effective thermal management in equipment such as consumer electronics, portable devices, automotive modules and power supplies requires engineers to eliminate air gaps between hot components and nearby heat-dissipating surfaces. Understanding how to choose and use materials is important. lesen...

Longer battery life and tight spaces

DC/DC converters

Longer battery life and tight spaces

18.06.14 - TI single-inductor DC/DC converters in ultra-small CSP package achieve 95 percent efficiency for personal electronics and industrial designs. The TPS63050 and TPS630250 converters and the bq24192 charger are available now. lesen...

The award winners 2014

Best Paper Award/Young Engineer Award

The award winners 2014

22.04.14 - At PCIM excellent research in power electronics is appreciated with a Best Paper Award as well as three Young Engineer Awards. Here are the winners in 2014. lesen...

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