Power Management IC charges wearables four times faster than competitors

Integrating a switching charger, the MAX77659 single inductor mode output (SIMO) power ... 

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Reference design for NFC wireless charging is based on Panthronics’ PTX100W

Fabless semiconductor company, Panthronics, has released a reference design for a complete ... 

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Farnell extends Nordic Semiconductor offering with its first PMIC

The first power management IC (PMIC) from Nordic Semiconductor, the nPM1100, is now available ... 

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Rutronik adds Nordic Semiconductor’s PMIC

Offering efficient reliability in confined spaces, the Nordic nPM1100 is a dedicated power ... 

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SDRAM halves power consumption compared to LPDDR4s says Alliance Memory

Battery life in portable electronics can be extended with the 8Gbit AS4C256M32MD4V-062BAN ... 

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Compact battery chargers are dedicated to charging in tight spaces

As wearable, medical and smart sensor products use streamlined power management for energy ... 

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Glitch-free supervisor offers robust protection for low voltage IoT applications

Claimed to be the industry’s smallest, lowest power, glitch-free supervisor, the MAX16162 ... 

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Nordic introduces first PMIC for tight spaces

Nordic Semiconductor’s first power management device is the nPM1100, a power management ... 

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Dialog Semiconductor uses low power flash memory to increase hearable lifetimes

Reducing the footprint of a hearable device, such as an ear bud, by using smaller batteries ... 

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NuCurrent cuts loose by extending HF wireless charging

For product categories that are using RF and inductive charging, NuCurrent has launched ... 

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InnovationLab and Evonik partner for printed rechargeable batteries

Printed electronics specialist, InnovationLab has partnered with chemical company, Evoknik ... 

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Boost converters and LDO have industry’s IQ says Maxim

For use in consumer, industrial, healthcare and IoT devices, the MAX17227A and MAX17291 ... 

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Measurement ICs double battery life and have highest accuracy, claims Maxim

Three ICs from Maxim Integrated allow designers to achieve double the battery life, while ... 

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LPDDR4 SDRAMs reduce power consumption for mobile devices

Alliance Memory has expanded its high-speed CMOS, mobile, low power SDRAMs, and has added ... 

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Digi-Key Electronics signs GLF Integrated Power

Component distributor, Digi-Key Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement ... 

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Li+ fuel gauge and IC monitors and protects battery life

Maxim Integrated claims to offer the industry’s first Li+ fuel gauge IC which has continuous ... 

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Optiga Trust extends to Qi wireless charging

For secure inductive charging, Infineon Technologies has added the Optiga Trust Charge ... 

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Wireless power receiver from Renesas has WattShare TRx mode

Renesas Electronics has added the P9415-R wireless power receiver to its portfolio. The ... 

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Maxim Integrated accelerates USB-C Power Delivery development

Two devices from Maxim Integrated are designed to overcome the challenges of implementing ... 

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MAX77654 PMIC halves size of long-life wearables

Single inductor, multiple output (SIMO) technology is used in the MAX77654 power management ... 

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G-Shock uses Renesas RE microcontroller for heart rate and GPS

At the end of last month Casio Computer unveiled its latest smartwatch. The G-Shock watch ... 

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Coin-type cell is designed to power IoT devices

NGK Insulators offers the EnerCera Coin, a coin type cell for IoT devices and claims they ... 

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Maxim makes a big noise in shrinking wireless ear buds

Form factor and cost of wireless ear buds can be reduced dramatically with the MAX20340 ... 

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Nordic introduces Bluetooth 5.1 SoC for multi-protocol applications

Temperature-qualified, the nRF52833 SoC joins Nordic’s nRF52 series. The multi-protocol SoC ... 

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LDO regulator improves system life and performance, says Texas Instruments

The company says that the TPS7A02 has the industry’s lowest quiescent current of less ... 

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Buck-boost DC/DC converter save power and prolongs battery life

Claimed to offer unmatched efficiency with best-in-class current consumption, the BD83070GWL ... 

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Rutronik UK offers low power IMU from Bosch

Increased system battery life is assured with the Bosch smart BMI270 inertial measurement ... 

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Real-time clock extends battery life for wearables

The battery life of space-constrained systems such as wearables, medical monitors, point-of-sale ... 

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Varta announces rechargeable batteries for hearing aids

Rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries with a high-energy density and capacity will be unveiled ... 

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ST combines accelerometer and temperature sensor for tight spaces

A MEMS three-axis accelerometer and a temperature sensor are combined in the LIS2DTW12. ... 

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Nanotechnology shrinks sensors to increases battery life of earbuds 

Since pioneering sensors built inside CMOS, Nanusens has announced that its proprietary ... 

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