Mouser now stocking ST biosensor for smart devices and wearables

The ST1VAFE6AX provides design engineers with next generation biopotential signal detection and motion ... 

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Omnivision launches newest generation of the World’s smallest shutter image sensor

Omnivision has announced the new OG0TC BSI global shutter (GS) image sensor for eye and face tracking ... 

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Farnell now stocks Murata’s UWB and LoRa modules

Farnell is now offering Murata’s latest UWB and LoRa connectivity modules for convenient wireless ... 

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ST BrightSense image sensor ecosystem for advanced camera performance

ST has introduced a set of plug-and-play hardware kits, evaluation camera modules and software that ... 

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New Bosch MEMS accelerometers available from Mouser

Mouser Electronics, is now stocking the new BMA530 and BMA580 accelerometers from Bosch. The BMA530 ... 

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Molex examines convergence of ruggedisation and miniaturisation in new report

Molex has released a report that explores the ever-increasing role of ruggedised, miniaturised interconnect ... 

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Infineon extends its AIROC Wi-Fi 6/6E portfolio

Infineon has announced the company’s new AIROC CYW5591x connected microcontroller (MCU) product ... 

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New low-cost option for high-speed 4K video display interfacing from GOWIN

GOWIN Semiconductor has launched the GW5AT-15 FPGA to provide a programmable high-speed bridging solution ... 

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Now at Mouser u-blox explorer kit for rapid development of high precision GNSS applications

Mouser is now shipping the XPLR-HPG-1 Explorer kit from u-blox. This Explorer kit is comprised of ... 

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Element14 launches “Eye on Intelligence” design challenge

element14, an Avnet Community, in collaboration with AMD, has launched the “Eye on Intelligence” ... 

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Alif launches an MCU with AI/ML processing in a tiny footprint

Alif Semiconductor has launched the Ensemble E1C, an MCU series which combines rich digital and analog ... 

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u-blox announces new ultra-compact LTE Cat 1bis cellular modules

u-blox has announced an expansion to its range of R10 products for the fast-growing LTE Cat 1bis cellular ... 

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OKW’s Minitec enclosures for handheld and wearable electronics

Minitec one of many OKW models is ideal for emergency systems, monitoring and alarms, wireless remote ... 

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TI’s SimpleLink wireless microcontroller enables reliable long-range communication

Mouser Electronics, is now stocking the CC1354P10 SimpleLink wireless microcontroller (MCU) from Texas ... 

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Toshiba releases new LDO for ultra-miniature applications

Toshiba has announced the release of a new series of low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulators in their ... 

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Arrow Edge AI engineering services launches to boost support for advanced device development

Arrow Electronics is strengthening support for customers seeking to accelerate their embedded applications ... 

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SoM by Variscite brings machine learning to compact, cost-optimised, rugged edge devices

Variscite has announced the newest member of the DART Pin2Pin family for machine learning on edge ... 

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Mouser and Vishay examine battery management solutions in new eBook

Mouser Electronics, has released a new eBook in collaboration with Vishay Intertechnology, analysing ... 

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Panasonic introduces new Amorton indoor solar cell series

Panasonic’s hydrogenated amorphous silicon (a-Si:H) solar cells, known as Amorton, power indoor ... 

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THine introduces camera kit for NVIDIA Jetson Orin NX/Nano

THine Solutions have announced the new THEIA-CAM 13MP PDAF camera, THSCJ101, for the NVIDIA Jetson ... 

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ST extends edge-AI sensor family with inertial module for intensive movement analysis

The LSM6DSV32X 6-axis inertial module (IMU) from ST has a large accelerometer full-scale range of ... 

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Rohm develops a new Op Amp that minimises current consumption

Rohm has developed a linear operational amplifier (op amp) – LMR1901YG-M – featuring the ... 

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Ceva launches multi-protocol wireless platform IP family to accelerate enhanced connectivity

Ceva has launched Ceva-Waves Links, a new family of multi-protocol wireless platform IPs. The integrated ... 

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Microchip brings enhanced code protection and up to 15W of power delivery to its USB microcontroller portfolio

The well-known advantages of a Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface for embedded designs include its ... 

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Infineon announces next-generation PSOC Edge portfolio featuring powerful AI capabilities

Infineon has released details of its new PSOC Edge family of microcontrollers (MCUs) optimised for ... 

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u-blox incorporates newest Nordic Semiconductor Bluetooth chips in two new compact modules

u-blox has announced two additions to its Bluetooth LE portfolio, ALMA-B1 and NORA-B2. The modules ... 

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ST boosts sensing creativity with new all-in-one MEMS Studio desktop software solution

ST’ MEMS Studio is a new all-in-one tool for MEMS sensor evaluation and development, connected closely ... 

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Tiny micropower hall-effect switches from Diodes deliver compatibility with low-voltage chipsets

Diodes has introduced three new Hall-effect switches, the AH1899A/B/S, which operate from a low supply ... 

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Integrated LQ050XX load switch ICs from Littelfuse now at Rutronik

Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, Littelfuse’s LQ050XX integrated load switch ICs offer ... 

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Industry’s first 2A schottky rectifiers from Diodes are smallest in class

Diodes has announced its SDT2U30CP3 (30V/2A), SDT2U40CP3 (40V/2A), and SDT2U60CP3 (60V/2A) achieve ... 

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ST’ high-performance microcontrollers pave the way to new innovations in smart home and industrial systems

ST has revealed a new high-performance device that combines performance, scalability and security ... 

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ST reveals high-performance wireless microcontrollers

ST has revealed the next generation of its short-range wireless microcontrollers. These all-in-one ... 

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Mouser now shipping Nexperia NEX1000xUB power supply ICs for TFT-LCD applications

These new, space-saving, programmable, high-efficiency, dual-output LCD bias power supplies are designed ... 

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u-blox releases versatile Wi-Fi 6 module for the mass market

u-blox has announced its new NORA-W4 module. With a range of wireless technologies (Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth ... 

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ST expands into 3D depth sensing with latest time-of-flight sensors

ST has announced an all-in-one, direct Time-of-Flight (dToF) 3D LiDAR module with market-leading 2.3k ... 

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ST reveals cable-free connectivity for eUSB accessories, devices and industrial applications

New short-range wireless point-to-point transceiver ICs from STMicroelectronics remove the need for ... 

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Mouser releases wearables resource centre

Mouser provides designers and engineers with up-to-date resources through its wearables resource centre. ... 

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Infineon introduces lower cost Bluetooth long-range module for low power applications

Infineon has announced the CYW20822-P4TAI040, its latest Bluetooth module that pushes the low-power ... 

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Nexperia introduces Energy Balance Calculator for enhanced battery life optimisation

Nexperia have announced the release of the Energy Balance Calculator. A powerful web-based tool designed ... 

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u-blox introduces new LTE-M modules with integrated GNSS to boost industrial connectivity  

u-blox has announced two new LTE-M cellular module series, the SARA-R52 and LEXI-R52. These modules, ... 

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HaiLa showcases first Wi-Fi-based extreme-low-power backscatter chip

HaiLa Technologies has announced the availability of the BSC2000 RF evaluation chip development and ... 

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New LCD bias power ICs from Nexperia extends battery life and video display lifetime

Nexperia have introduced a new series of space-saving, high-efficiency, dual-output LCD bias power ... 

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Bosch launches world’s smallest MEMS accelerometers for wearables and hearables

Bosch Sensortec has announced the BMA530 and BMA580, the world’s smallest MEMS accelerometers. ... 

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Nordic-powered bilateral stimulation device reduces stress and anxiety

U.S. technology company, Dharma Dr., has launched a bilateral stimulation device designed to reduce ... 

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RealWear starts shipping intrinsically safe smart glasses, readying industrial customers for an AI revolution

RealWear has received its official ATEX / IECEx Intrinsically Safe (IS) certification for RealWear ... 

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Omnivision announces single chip LCOS panel for next-generation smart AR/XR/MR glasses

Omnivision has announced the new OP03050, a low-power, small form factor liquid crystal on silicon ... 

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Skyworks’ advanced AI noise suppression enables highest audio quality for new audio/video applications on the Edge

Skyworks Solutions is introducing its newest software solution for removing unwanted background noise ... 

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OKW’S body-case wearable plastic enclosures for IoT/IIoT

Growth in the IIoT mobile electronics segment is set to further boost demand for OKW’s BODY-CASE ... 

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Ceva extends its Connect IP Portfolio with Wi-Fi 7 platform for high-end consumer and industrial IoT

Ceva has announced the general release of its next generation RivieraWaves Wi-Fi 7 IP platform, further ... 

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Mouser signs global distribution agreement with Ambiq to deliver ultra-low power AI microcontrollers

Mouser has announced a new global distribution agreement with Ambiq, a leading supplier of low-powered, ... 

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Nordic-powered module provides Bluetooth LE audio connectivity

Wireless communications company Rayson Technology has released a multiprotocol module based on Nordic ... 

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Novocomms launches ‘game-changing’ L Band antenna.

Novocomms has unveiled NovoSat, a new lightweight dual port product with high performance GNSS capability ... 

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Digiseq and Infineon launch world-first pre-certified ring inlay

Digiseq has received Mastercard certification for a world-first pre-certified concentric ring inlay, ... 

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Noise suppression filters support wide frequency bandpass for audio quality

Support for wide frequency bandpass, extending from the FM band to the cellular band, makes the MAF1005FR ... 

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ITEC claims latest RFID inlay die bonder is fastest and most accurate yet

According to ITEC, its ADAT3 XF Tagliner is the industry’s fastest and most accurate RFID inlay ... 

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PSoC 4000T has 10x higher SNR for multi-sense applications

The PSoC 4000T family of microcontrollers is claimed to delivers best-in-class low-power capacitive ... 

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Two data lane ReDriver supports MIPI D-PHY 1.2 protocols

A low power, high performance MIPI D-PHY 1.2-compliant signal ReDriver by Diodes, the PI2MEQX2503, ... 

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NFC controller has embedded secure element for digital-wallet services

A combined NFC controller and secure element IC, the ST54L, enables mobile devices, including smartphones, ... 

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Infineon introduces PSoC Edge family for power-efficient machine learning

A new family of microcontrollers have been added to Infineon Technologies’ PSoC portfolio of Arm ... 

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Silicon capacitors are smallest in the industry, says Rohm  

Claimed to achieve the industry’s smallest size in a mass-produced surface mount package, the BTD1RVFL ... 

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Wearable tracker uses key biomarkers

The Nnoxx One wearable device that tracks biomarkers in the body can be worn by professional ... 

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3D-circuits technology shrinks medical wearable devices

3D-MID (mechatronic integrated devices, also known as 3D-circuits) technology integrates ... 

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ESD clamping diodes are optimised for wearable devices

The TESD series of bi-directional proprietary clamping diodes are available from Taiwan ... 

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Embeddable database streamlines and analyses MCU data in milliseconds

Real-time secure embedded data management software provider, ITTIA, has launched its latest ... 

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Infineon goes beyond standard Wi-Fi with lates AIROC device

The latest addition to Infineon Technologies’ AIROC portfolio is the Airoc CYW5551x. ... 

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Micro-thermal camera module adds wide angle to Lepton camera series

Claimed to be the world’s first micro-thermal camera module with a wide 160 degree field of view ... 

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Wireless charging transmitter reference design meets Qi2 standard

In response to the enhanced Qi wireless charging standard released by the Wireless Power ... 

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RISC-V Snapdragon is to power Google’s Wear OS 

Partners Qualcomm and Google are extending their collaboration on wearables based on Google’s ... 

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Prophesee claims event-based vision sensor is world’s smallest 

Claimed to be the world’s smallest and most power efficient event-based vison sensor, ... 

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Differential pressure sensors save power, says AMSYS

Sustainable differential pressure sensors have been added to the AMSYS portfolio. The AMS ... 

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Near eye display modules provide immersive viewing for industry

High resolution micro-OLED displays and micro-LCDs make up the industrial near eye display ... 

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Ring the lifestyle changes with Luna ring

Noise, a smart wearable technology-accessory company and India’s number one smartwatch company (source: ... 

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Qualcomm launches next-generation XR and AR platforms

Two spatial computing platforms called Snapdragon XR2 Gen 2 and Snapdragon AR1 Gen 1 have ... 

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Evaluation board delivers “lowest power sensor-to-cloud IoT solution”

Fabless semiconductor company, InnoPhase IoT has integrated STMicroelectronics’ STM32U5 ... 

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Resistor equipped transistors are compact for wearable devices

A double space saving is provided with the 500mA resistor equipped transistors (RETs) said Nexperia. ... 

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Micropower switches extend batteries for IoT

Two low power Hall effect switches, the MLX92216 and MLX92217, have 1.0 microwatt power consumption ... 

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Compact VCSEL proximity sensor lends an ear to miniaturisation

Rohm has developed a compact 2.0 x 1.0mm proximity sensor, the RPR-0720. It is optimised, said the ... 

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Single mode LTE Cat 1bis IoT module is smallest yet, says u-blox

The u-blox LEXI-R10 is a compact module for applications requiring medium data rates. The small LTE ... 

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Contactless connections simplify and streamline design, says Molex

The MX60 series of contactless connectivity solutions have been developed to ease device pairing, ... 

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RGB laser diodes light up laser bean scanner for AR smart glasses

Sub-assembled RGB laser didoes by ams Osram are used to illuminate TriLite’s Trixel 3 ... 

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Alliance Memory expands eMMC offering to simplify designs and save space

Alliance Memory has introduced 32, 64 and 128Gbyte industrial grade, embedded multimedia cards (eMMCs) ... 

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IP and SDK accelerate on-device and edge AI design, says Cadence

AI IP and software tools to address the escalating demand for on-device and edge AI processing have ... 

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STM32H5 discovery kit builds a case for secure, smart, connected devices

Support for Secure Manager, a turnkey SoC which integrates core security services certified and maintained ... 

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Sports sensor kit connects new and legacy fitness equipment

North Pole Engineering’s WYÛR and CÔRD sports sensor connectivity kits allow users ... 

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PowerHap development starter kit provides design feedback

A development starter kit for fast haptics prototyping gives mechanical designers and engineers a ... 

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ams Osram lights up TriLite’s laser beam scanner for smart glasses

RGB laser diodes by ams Osram will illuminate TriLite’s Trixel 3 laser beam scanner in ... 

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Smiths Interconnect describes Kepler as breakthrough contact technology  

Two axis motion during a single actuation of the test socket is provided by the Kepler contact technology. ... 

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MRigidCSP package is claimed to increase MOSFET’s mechanical strength  

Robust package technology, MRigidCSP, by Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOS), is initially offered ... 

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Proximity sensing Hall switches save board space

Two monolithic, unipolar Hall-effect switched have been designed by Diodes for proximity sensing in ... 

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Headset increases productivity with hands-free operation

The next generation of RealWear’s hands-free, wearable computers for frontline workers ... 

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Consortium develops programmable binaural hearing aid SoC 

The programmability of a prototype binaural hearing aid SoC enables developers to create ... 

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Embedded chip antennas are small and durable for the IoT

Surface mounted embedded antennas have been added to the antenna portfolio by Amphenol ... 

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NFC antennas expand Amphenol RF portfolio for keyless access

The near field communication (NFC) antennas that Amphenol RF has added to its portfolio of internal ... 

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Renesas embraces Microsoft Visual Studio Code across its entire MCU and MPU lineup

Renesas Electronics Corporation has announced that customers can now use Microsoft® Visual Studio ... 

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IMU is equipped with six DoF sensor to measure slow and fast motion

IMUs (inertial measurement units) from Epson now include the M-G370G, which has been added ... 

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Small and versatile geo-location tracker has temperature sensor

Netherlands based SkyNet IoT claims that the LoRaWAN NanoTag is the smallest, most affordable, ... 

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Compact LTE-M / NB-IoT module by u-blox has 2G fallback capability 

The LEXI-R4 is a compact module that has been customised for applications where space is ... 

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Four LPDDR4X SDRAMs halve power consumption

Four SDRAMs by Alliance Memory combine low voltage operation with fast clock speeds. The ... 

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Super-Short Channel technology protects mobile devices’ batteries

Super-Short Channel is Magnachip’s latest design technology to reduce ... 

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Coin cell battery life and power booster reduces waste in the IoT

The NBM7100 and NBM5100 are battery life boosting ICs designed by Nexperia ... 

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Nordic Semiconductor PMIC for embedded BLE is available from Rutronik

The nPM1300 power management IC (PMIC) from Nordic Semiconductor is now available at Rutronik. ... 

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Alliance Memory combines NAND flash and eMMC controller in FPGA package

Compliant With JEDEC eMMC v5.1, the ASFC16G31M-51BIN integrates NAND flash memory with ... 

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TDK claims TCM0403T are smallest thin-film common mode filters 

Noise reduction common mode filters for high-speed differential transmission applications ... 

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Micro DC/DC converter can extend appliance battery life, says Torex

A voltage selectable function step down DC/DC converter by Torex Semiconductor, the XCL233, ... 

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USB audio module brings new perspective to displays

Display Technology urged developers to enhance a display module or monitor with the IF442 ... 

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AONDevices adds its voice to low latency, customisable edge AI speech

The compact AONDenoise stack technology enables customisable noise cancellation in low ... 

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Dual-core Bluetooth 5.2 module offers “next level connectivity”

With a feature set that belies its small size, the ISP2053 dual-core Bluetooth 5.2 module ... 

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MEMS microphones have wide frequency range and high sensitivity

Three MEMS microphones by CUI Devices’ Audio Group have wide frequency ranges from 20 ... 

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Integrated, low power, single-chip LCOS panel fits into AR/XR/MR glasses

The OP03011 liquid crystal on silicon (LCoS) panel integrates the array and frame buffer ... 

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Synopsys and Arm push on with next-gen mobile SoC designs

Synopsys combines EDA and IP with Arm’s Total Compute Solutions at Computex Taipei. The ... 

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HD image sensor enables AI face recognition in thin bezel computers

The OV02E 1080p high definition (HD) image sensor has staggered high dynamic range (HDR) ... 

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Nanusens shrinks sensor and control circuit for ASICs with embedded sensors

By simultaneously shrinking the sensor and control circuit, Nanusens has created a digital ... 

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Battery-operated video camera systems add AI for cloud IoT devices

InnoPhase IoT adds AI and solar panel augmentation to battery-operated video camera system ... 

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Imagination says IMG CXM is the smallest GPU to support HDR user interfaces

Seamless visual experiences for cost-sensitive consumer devices are assured with the IMG ... 

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Editors Blog – Here’s looking at you, AI

Innovative Eyewear’s Lucyd range of smart glasses with ChatGPT

Seeing is believing, ... 

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Wireless charging module accelerates development for Qi2 standard 

Three companies have come together to develop a wireless charging module which can help ... 

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SigmaSense partners with NXP Semiconductors for future sensing systems

Texas company, Sigma Sense has developed a sensing technology which it says will improve ... 

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MLCCs deliver industry leading capacitance, claims Murata 

Passive technology manufacturer, Murata, offers the GRM series of multi-layer ceramic capacitors ... 

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Thin magnetic sheets have high permability for NFC

Noise suppressing / magnetic sheets by TDK have high permeability and low magnetic loss ... 

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Low-power multi-gas sensor can be used in wearable and portable devices

The ScioSense ENS161 multi-gas sensor draws an average current of 700 microA that duty-cycles ... 

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30GHz PicoScope updates “revolutionise signal analysis”

Updates and additions to the PicoScope PC-based 9000 series of oscilloscopes by Pico Technology ... 

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Toolchain and software ease edge processing with intelligent inertial sensors

At next week’s Sensor+Test 2023 in Nuremberg, Germany(09 to 11 May), STMicroelectronics ... 

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Rohm’s smallest SWIR devices are resilient to sunlight and smoke

Short wavelength infrared (SWIR) devices in the industry’s smallest class 1608 size package ... 

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Chipset for 5G mobile devices is latest member of Semtech PerSe family

Semtech has expanded its PerSe product portfolio with the PerSe Connect SX9376 IC which ... 

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Rutronik offers Wi-Fi 6 seamless connectivity with Nordic’s nRF7002 

Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF7002 is a companion IC for integrating seamless Wi-Fi 6 connectivity ... 

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Nordic Semiconductor disrupts IoT with low power wireless SoCs

A fourth generation, low power wireless SoC has been introduced by Nordic Semiconductor. ... 

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Cellular-to-cloud dev kits connect to Microsoft Azure cloud services 

Development kits that are Azure-certified are available from Renesas Electronics, powered ... 

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Energy harvesting PMIC contributes to low power IoT

Adding to its range of power ICs, Nexperia has introduced the NEH2000BY power management ... 

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Farnell stocks Analog Devices’ low power real time clock 

Accessed through an I2C serial interface, the MAX31331 is a low power, real time clock ... 

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Low voltage SRAM lowers power consumption for edge AI applications

Cutting the supply voltage to logic can deliver power savings but developers face challenges ... 

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Multi-protocol wireless module opens up less congested RF spectrum

Using a CYW55573 SoC by Infineon Technologies, Murata’s LBEE5XV2EA supports 2.4GHz and ... 

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Infineon makes Secora Pay available in 28nm

Payment cards will have the capability to be offered in new, innovative designs, said Infineon, ... 

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Infineon includes Bluetooth 5.5 in Airoc SoCs

The newly release Bluetooth 5.4 specification is integrated in Infineon’s Airoc CYW20829 ... 

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Accelerometers are enhanced by AI, says STMicroelectronics

Three accelerometers released by STMicroelectronics are claimed to have advanced processing ... 

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1.2V SPI NOR flash devices claims lowest active read power figure

The GD25UF series of SPI NOR flash devices has been added to the GigaDevice roadmap of ... 

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Renesas adds two Arm Cortex-M33 core MCUs to 32-bit RA family

The RA4E2 and RA6E2 MCUs deliver up to 200MHz in compact packages and offer rich peripheral ... 

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Two IC families are for small form factor IoT devices

The xG27 family of Bluetooth SoCs and the BB50 microcontroller are designed for the smallest ... 

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Low power memory IP by sureCore helps fast-track power critical designs

Low power memory IP by sureCore is available off-the-shelf and for use at the most popular ... 

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Dual-band Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth module extends battery life for the IoT

Extending the Infineon Airoc portfolio, the company has introduced the CYW43022 Wi-Fi 5 ... 

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Sensor uses motion and bone conduction to save space and power

Headsets and hearable devices can be reduced in size and power budget using the STMicroelectronics’ ... 

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Short channel MXT MOSFETs protect smartphone battery circuits

Two MXT MOSFETs released by Magnachip Semiconductor are built on the company’s Super-Short Channel ... 

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Secora Connect X enables NFC wireless charging and e-payments

Adding NFC capabilities to wearable devices means they can be used in shops for payment ... 

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Time of flight imager enables smallest 3D camera systems, says Infineon

In collaboration with 3D time of flight (ToF) specialist pmdtechnologies, Infineon has ... 

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Farnell takes a global view for ams-Osram

Optical products for automotive, consumer, industrial and healthcare products by ams-Osram ... 

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Compact, low power, NB-IoT industrial modules have GNSS geo-location capability

Programmable, certified LTE Cat NB2 NB-IoT industrial modules, the SR87M01 series announced ... 

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Network emulator for RF and RedCap is released by Keysight

Designed specifically for all cellular IoT (CIoT) technologies, including the 5G RedCap specification, ... 

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Semper Nano NOR flash memory combines high density in small footprint

Designed for battery-powered, small form factor electronic devices, the Semper Nano NOR flash memory ... 

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Editor’s Blog – Safety at sea and in the pool

Watersports are fun but can be dangerous. Wearable electronic devices can help rescue teams ... 

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Lucyd Lyte 2.0 smart eyewear records audio content 

Enhancements to Lucyd Lyte smart glasses by Innovative Eyewear has led to the Lucyd Lyte ... 

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Assisted reality headset has HyperDisplay for hands-free computing

Rugged headwear for frontline professionals from RealWear uses HyperDisplay viewing for ... 

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Real time face authentication is invisible behind OLED

At MWC 2023 Barecelona later this month, trinamiX will demonstrate its face authentication ... 

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Qualcomm’s first 5G NR-Light modem-RF system can fuel a new wave of 5G devices

The Snapdragon X35 5G Modem-RF System is the world’s first 5G NR-Light modem-RF system, ... 

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Digi-Key and Make: update Boards Guide and its companion augmented reality app

Digi-Key Electronics and Make:, the publication and network for makers, have updated the ... 

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Infineon’s new PDM microphone offers low power consumption in a small package

Infineon is introducing the latest addition to the XENSIV MEMS microphone product portfolio, ... 

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STMicroelectronics reveals single-chip antenna-matching ICs for easier, faster design with Bluetooth LE SoCs and microcontrollers

STMicroelectronics has extended its range of single-chip antenna-matching ICs that simplify ... 

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Torex shrinks end product size with integrated DC/DC converters

The XCL104 / XCL105 synchronous step-up DC/DC converters integrate an inductor with a 0.17 ... 

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nRF7002 companion IC and development kit create low power Wi-Fi 6 IoT  

The first IC in Nordic Semiconductor’s Wi-Fi product family is the nRF7002 Wi-Fi 6 companion ... 

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Small RAIN RFID tag and button cells have healthy outlook at Murata

At Pharmapack Europe 2023 (01 to 02 February), Murata will showcase a small RAIN RFID tag ... 

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Watch out for the ear buds from Huawei

A smartwatch with charging capability for ear buds has been introduced by Huawei. The Watch ... 

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Panthronics samples PTX30W single chip for NFC wireless battery charging

Fabless semiconductor company Panthronics is sampling the PTX30W, an NFC wireless charging ... 

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Assisted reality headset by RealWear has bigger, sharper display

Designed for frontline professionals, the RealWear Navigator 520 includes a new HyperDisplay ... 

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Childsplay smart watch doubles storage space

Xplora Technologies has introduced its first in-house developed smartwatch, the X6Play. ... 

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TDK “redefines TWS” with hardware and software suite

The latest offering from TDK dedicated to the true wireless stereo (TWS) market is VibeSense360, ... 

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Barometric pressure sensor tracks altitude in harsh conditions

Barometric pressure sensors are a key component in fitness tracking wearables, to determine ... 

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TDK adds machine learning IMU to SmartBug

An all-in-one multi-sensor developed by TDK includes the ICM-456xy balanced gyro IMU (inertial ... 

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Smart AI sensor system is a digital fitness coach, says Bosch

The BHI360 is a new programmable IMU-based sensor system from Bosch Sensortech which combines ... 

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Red AlInGaP microLEDs bring colour performing micro lenses for AR glasses

Demonstration units of red microLEDs based on AlInGaP material have been added to Micledi’s ... 

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Neural sensing wireless earphones control devices 

Among the wearable devices demonstrated at CES this week, Wisear will be pushing boundaries ... 

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Marktech Optoelectronics introduces two InGaAs photodiode photodetectors

Optoelectronics designer and manufacturer, Marktech Optoelectronics has released  two ... 

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Snapdragon AR2 exploits multi-chip architecture for AR

Qualcomm has unveiled what is claimed to be the world’s first purpose-built headworn ... 

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MOSFETs contribute to higher efficiency and safer operation, says Rohm

Designed with an original insulation structure, the RA1C030LD 20V N-channel MOSFET is a ... 

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TouchGFX software update accelerates user-interface design on STM32 MCUs 

STMicroelectronics has released the latest version of the TouchGFX software package. According ... 

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Alliance Memory expands AS25F NOR Flash memory with 128Mbit models

Offering fast read performance to 133MHz, the latest additions to Alliance Memory’s series ... 

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4G-enable smartwatch supports senior health and safety

Designed for use by seniors, the emporiaWatch is 4G-enabled and designed by emporia Telecom ... 

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IP67-rated tactile switch are smallest available, says Littelfuse

Miniature, surface-mounted, very low profile, waterproof tactile switches in the C&K ... 

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Global shutter image sensor addresses AR / VR / MR and metaverse

The OG0VE global shutter (GS) image sensor is the latest addition to Omnivision’s portfolio. ... 

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Wearable Technology Trends in Healthcare

Analog Devices’ Jan-Hein Broeders, healthcare business development manager for Europe, discusses ... 

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Magnetic connectors take a turn on low voltage use cases

Magnetic connectors which can rotate through 360 degrees increase the offerings in the ... 

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Multi-stream audio streaming “revolutionises” sound, says NXP

Wireless listening and hearing is revolutionises with the NXH3675 low power Bluetooth audio, ... 

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NFC reader ICs sharpen digital wave shaping for faster transmission

Adding to its portfolio of NFC reader ICs, Panthronics announced the PTX105R reader for ... 

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Sine wave architecture enhances NFC reader performance

Austrian, fabless semiconductor company, Panthronics has extended its portfolio of NFC ... 

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Audio amplifiers with Merus technology maximise battery life, says Infineon

In the design of portable and battery-powered audio devices for consumer speaker applications, ... 

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Thermal camera is voice-controlled 

Voice control means that operation for the thermal camera module is hands-free. Introduced ... 

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Batteries are thin and compact for IoT devices 

Think and compact lithium-ion rechargeable batteries from NGK Insulators, are heat resistant, ... 

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Slim IP67 Wirepas Mesh tag can track in high density networks

Asset tracking in hospitals, offices, warehouses and factories can be achieved using a ... 

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Temperature and humidity sensors lead the industry in accuracy, says ScioSense

Claimed to have industry-leading accuracies in temperature and humidity sensing, the ENS21x ... 

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RISC brings data density to wearable devices

Two RISC-V processors from SiFive bring flexibility and balance of performance and efficiency ... 

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Farnell stocks Nordic Semiconductor’s nPM1100 PMIC

Nordic Semiconductor’s latest power management chip (PMIC), the nPM1100 offers a higher ... 

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MEMS microphones suit noise cancelling applications

Two MEMS microphones introduced by CUI Devices’ Audio Group are designed for active ... 

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Priced for consumer market, IMU is accurate and efficient, says Bosch

Priced for cost-sensitive consumer applications, the cost-effective BMI323 motion sensor ... 

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Tap Systems put its finger on wearable keyboard concept

A wearable keyboard and controller is the latest development from Tap Systems, following ... 

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Smart glasses have compact colour laser modules

Full colour laser modules developed by TDK are cllaimed to be the world’s smallest ... 

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Smart watchphone is a safe, affordable alternative to smartphones for young children

Singapore company, myFirst, has introduced a smart watchphone specifically for young children. ... 

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Invicta antenna extends Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and ZigBee coverage, says Antenova

Antenna and RF antenna modue manufacturer, Antenova, has released the Invicta compact antenna. ... 

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Snapdragon XR2+ address MR/VR while saving power consumption

Qualcomm has unveiled the Snapdragon XR2+ for what it describes as the next generation ... 

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2K2K square resolution CMOS image sensor maximises vertical coverage

For security wide-field of view and AR / VR / MR pass-through cameras, Omnivision’s first ... 

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Accessories get a handle on Smart-Case IP 65 handheld enclosures

OKW has increased the accessories available for its handheld Smart-Case enclosures. These ... 

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Murata’s Type 2AB UWB Bluetooth modules are available from Rutronik  

Small, wideband modules by Murata combine low power consumption and accurate results for ... 

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Nordic Semiconductor supports Matter 1.0 in nRF Connect SDK 

The latest version of Nordic Semiconductor’s unified software development kit brings ... 

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GLF Integrated Power offers two versions of AEC-Q100 grade load switch ICs

Two versions of the IQSmart IC load switches are offered by GLF Integrated Power. ... 

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eFuse ICs protect and control circuits in datacomms and industry

Four ICs have been developed by Littelfuse to protect, sense and control consumer, datacomms ... 

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Low profile 5G and 4G LTE antennas are slim for limited spaces

Two low profile antennas have a low height of just 1.6mm. This makes the Alcor and Atria ... 

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Temperature sensor in Apple Watch monitors women’s health

Features for women’s health are enabled with the addition of a temperature sensor in ... 

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HTC Vive introduces facial tracker and eye tracker to VR

Enhanced eye and facial tracking have been introduced in HTC VIVE’s Focus 3 Eye Tracker and Focus ... 

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Anisotropic interconnect weaves its magic

Solders are the most conductive electrical connection but adhesion to wearable and conformable materials ... 

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Arduino board can be sewn into fabric for e-textiles

The LilyPad Arduino USB board is designed for e-textiles and wearables projects. They can ... 

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Qualcomm processors extend battery life for wearables

Snapdragon W5+ Gen 1 and Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 platforms developed by Qualcomm extend battery ... 

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Easy locking connector is a tonic for home healthcare

Designed to be easy to use, intuitively pluggable and safe, the 570 series easy locking ... 

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Vision on chip processor has AI processing and depth sensing

Israeli vision on chip processor specialist, Intuitive has added the NU4100 IC to its Vision ... 

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MicroOLED integrates “light AR” into Apple Watches

Believed to be the first augmented reality (AR) solution to enable the real-time display ... 

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Rutronik adds Bosch’s barometric absolute pressure sensor

Distributor, Rutronik has added Bosch’s latest pressure sensor, the BMP581. The small, ... 

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Waterproof pressure sensors resist organic constituents in gases

Waterproof pressure sensors have been added to Alps Alpine’s pressure sensor range, starting ... 

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Li-ion battery charger accommodates USB and wireless charging 

An automatic and integrated lithium battery charging management IC has been developed with ... 

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Desktop Metal and Henkel validate 3D printing workflow

Desktop Metal and Henkel have announced the first initial workflow validation for the Xtreme ... 

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3D MIDs integrates more into medical devices, says Harting

Mechatronics allows for the extreme downsizing or miniaturizing of medical applications, ... 

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Monolithic full bridge autoresonant transmitter IC simplifies wireless battery charger design

The use of batteries in everyday devices is getting more ubiquitous. In many of these products, a ... 

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Thick film conductivity sensor serves single use applications

Equipped with four electrodes and four Pt/Ni wires, the latest thick-film conductivity ... 

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XGO3 children’s smart watch is lightweight and colourful

Norwegian company, Xplora, which specialises in smart watches, has introduced the XG03 ... 

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The future of payments: from wearables to smart speakers that order pizza

Mobile and contactless payments, digital wallets and biometrics: future topics from a few ... 

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Low-cost trackers are compatible with Abeeway LoRaWAN tags

An inexpensive tracking device has been developed by Troverlo, Actility, and its subsidiary Abeeway. ... 

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MicroLED devices with integrated micro lenses enhance AR glasses

Believed to be the industry’s first microLED devices with integrated micro lenses for ... 

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Triaxial products are available from stock at Intelliconnect

Available from stock, with custom designed products available on short lead times, triaxial ... 

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NFC tags meet authentication security measures, says Infineon

Near field communication (NFC) tags released by Infineon Technologies meet high security ... 

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Additive manufacturing can replace etching processes says InnovationLab

A sustainable method to manufacture PCBs based on additive manufacturing is not only cost-effective ... 

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Solar powered Bluetooth headset recharges indoors and out

Believed to be the first solar-powered communications headset that keeps you connected ... 

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Wafer-level MOSFETs perform in space-constrained applications

Nexperia has unveiled two MOSFETs in a DSN1006 package and a third in the  DSN1010 package ... 

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Flexible printed circuit antennas have adhesive backing

A series of 2.4GHz adhesive flexible printed circuit antennas are designed by Linx Technologies ... 

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Bluetooth LE module goes where radios aren’t welcome

A Bluetooth 5 Low Energy module for applications deemed “radio-unfavourable” has been ... 

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Nordic Semiconductor integrates LTE-M/NB-IoT and GNSS in SiP

Designed for a range of single device, low power, cellular IoT designs, the nRF9160 is ... 

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Smart watch and LoRaWAN monitor patients’ safety

French management group, Domitys has installed a private LoRaWAN (long range wide area ... 

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OKW couples electronic enclosures with stations for data transfer

Electronic enclosures from OKW have optional docking stations for charging and data transfer ... 

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Smart watch continuously monitors glucose levels

Another weapon in tackling diabetes is the K’Watch Glucose, a continuous glucose monitor ... 

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Multi-layer chip antennas expand Würth Elektronik portfolio

Multi-layer chip antennas have been added to the range available from Würth Elektronik, ... 

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Nexperia claims MOSFET in DFN is world’s smallest

Valuable space in wearable and hearable devices can be gained using the 20 and 30V MOSFETs ... 

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MicroEJ’s development kit supports Android Studio and Gradle

The MicroEJ VEE Android compatibility kit by MicroEJ is designed for manufacturers of IoT ... 

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Wideband test suite supports FiRa Consortium PHY conformance

Rohde & Schwarz has added an ultra-wideband (UWB) PHY test suite for the R&S CMP200 ... 

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Renesas delivers intelligent sensor solutions for IoT applications

Renesas Electronics is releasing the HS4XXX family and the ZSSC3281 IC, targeted at faster ... 

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Quad-row board-to-board connectors offer space-saving connections

Molex has released its quad-row board-to-board connectors, which it claimed  feature the ... 

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Renesas’ SmartBond DA1470x SoCs are integrated for wireless connectivity

Renesas Electronics has announced the SmartBond DA1470x family of Bluetooth low energy ... 

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Integrated listener for NFC wireless charging cuts board footprint by more than half

Panthronics has released early samples of what it claimed to be the industry’s first ... 

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ToF sensors advances use less energy or double range

Metasurface lens technology is introduced by STMicroelectronics in its second generation, ... 

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Toshiba adds five miniature MOSFET gate driver ICs for portable applications

Five MOSFET gate driver ICs have been added to the TCK42xG series by Toshiba. They are ... 

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Sitara AM62 processors expand edge AI while cutting the power budget

Sitara AM62 processors have been released by Texas Instruments. The company said that they ... 

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Radio wave ranging sensor is sensitive enough for gesture initiation 

Radio wave ranging sensors announced by Socionext are able to detect minor movements in ... 

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NFC charging transmitter offers high output for small consumer devices

Panthronics has increased system efficiency by 18 per cent in its transmitter design for ... 

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Charger IC is wireless power transfer-compatible

A multi-functional, compact charging IC for lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, the XC6810, ... 

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Infineon and pmdtechnologies develop 3D depth-sensing technology for Magic Leap 2

Augmented reality (AR) applications are about to fundamentally change the way we live and ... 

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Infineon combines Airoc Wi-Fi / Bluetooth in Nvidia Jetson for edge AI

Airoc Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity provides Wi-Fi 6 / 6E and low power wi-Fi 5 connectivity ... 

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ADI improves power consumption in latest MEMS accelerometer 

The ADXL367, three-axis MEMS accelerometer by Analog Devices (ADI) has improved power consumption ... 

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Compact Nora-W10 modules combines Bluetooth LE and Wi-Fi 

Combining Wi-Fi 4 and Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) 5.0 with a powerful open CPU, the u-blox ... 

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Electroninks unveils suite of metal complex conductive ink 

Customer-centric inks accelerate hardware innovations, said Electroninks, as it unveiled ... 

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Space-saving Schottky rectifier trio sets density benchmarks, says Diodes 

High current Schottky rectifiers are available in compact chip scale packages (CSPs) from Diodes. 

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Arm adds virtual devices and launches Cortex-M85 processor

In addition to expanding Arm Virtual Hardware, Arm launches the Arm Cortex-M85 processor, ... 

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FlightSense software makes gestures speak volumes

STMicroelectronics said it is now making gesture detection simpler and more affordable ... 

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Fast charging ICs offer highest charging efficiencies, says Halo Microelectronics 

Two fast charging ICs released by Halo Microelectronics use a dual-phase switched capacitor ... 

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Third generation HyperRAM doubles bandwidth

Simplified design and double data transfer rate have been achieved with the third generation ... 

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ESD protection in the CLP series from Vishay is available from New Yorker

Low capacitance, bi-directional symmetrical ESD protection diodes in silicon packages by ... 

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Automotive audio amplifier combines HD sound with class-G efficiency

In class-G operation, the TDA7901 buck controller automatically optimises the voltage supplied ... 

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Barometric pressure sensor tracks at altitude

Precision and low power consumption are combined in the BMP581, said Bosch Sensortec. It ... 

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Sensor tags detect temperature, moisture and liquid volume 

For use in a range of healthcare, industrial and IT applications, the Sense passive range ... 

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Nowi unveil energy harvesting PMIC with a cold start feature

Dutch semiconductor company, Nowi, extends its energy harvesting and power management portfolio ... 

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Winbond adds 64Mbit memory option to 1.2V SPI NOR flash family 

Offering larger code storage capacity and active mode power saving, the W25Q64NE 1.2V SpiFlash ... 

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Ambiq increases security in power processor SoCs

Additions to the Apollo4 SoC family by Ambiq are the Apollo4 Plus and Apollo4 Blue Plus ... 

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AI-powered smart glasses assist the blind and visually impaired 

Features such as additional languages and accuracy recognition have been added to Envision’s ... 

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Linear vibration motors have small diameters for VR equipment

Many commercially available smartphones and smartwatches today are equipped with a vibration ... 

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MAX30009 can shrink remote patient monitoring devices, says Analog Devices

Bioimpedance remote patient monitoring devices can be reduced in sized and the lifetime ... 

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Iridium antenna is small enough for headsets and trackers

Claimed to be the world’s smallest antenna tuned for Iridium satellite services, the ... 

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Partnership delivers sports data to smartglasses

Two European technology companies, Suunto and Activelook announced their partnership at ... 

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MEMS sensors add machine learning in the edge and electrostatic sensing 

A third generation of MEMS sensors are intended for consumer mobiles and smart industries, ... 

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SoC uses computing-in-memory for speech processing at the edge

Computing-in-memory technology is poised to eliminate the massive data communications bottlenecks ... 

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CEVA streamlines 5G NR modem design to accelerate time to market

The second generation 5G architecture by Ceva, PentaG2, has been announced by wireless ... 

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Fast, flexible microprocessor adds computation to thin-film technology

At the 2022 International Solid-State Circuits Conference (2022 ISSCC), imec, KU Leuven, ... 

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MicroEJ Vee container is ported to Sequans’ LTE-M/NB-IoT modules

A collaboration between IoT chip and module supplier, Sequans Communications and MicroEJ, ... 

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Toshiba shrinks debut MOSFET gate driver; five more to come

The first MOSFET gate driver IC in a planned series of six, the TCK241G controls the gate ... 

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