Pre-certified sub-GHz wireless modules provide low-power, long-range wide area network solutions.
Using LPWAN networks for IoT designs allows for longer connection ranges and fewer base stations are required to support wireless nodes.
Dig into wireless charging systems, identify the key design challenges, and see how the latest integrated wireless power transmitter and receiver ICs can help.
An examination of ways in which RF data and signals can be sent through fiber-optic media and the advantages and disadvantages of this approach.
Options for the design of secure wireless access control systems using the sub-GHz ISM bands, such as Z-wave, are looked at to keep costs low.
The basics of linear and switching power supplies, along with their benefits, are discussed with emphasis on Semtech products.
Proactive planning for can help engineers to more quickly and efficiently detect and solve a design’s potential ESD issues.
This article looks at the challenges of developing sensor systems for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), from pressure to vibration and position sensing.
It is important for the electronic system you are using to know how near an object is to its target. To accomplish such tasks, engineers can employ a wide variety of sensor technologies, capacitive, magnetic, or optical.
This article looks at several different types of data acquisition architecture that can be used in industrial automation applications.
LED lighting home automation with smartphone control is discussed including the different wireless interconnect options.
LED display backlighting and some LED driver considerations and options.
The low-dropout regulator (LDO) has long been the choice for buck voltage conversion not only where cost is an issue but where noise performance is critical.
Low power is becoming an increasingly important factor in the design and implementation of industrial automation networks, and there are new protocols available to help drive down power and cost.
Since wireless LANs, Bluetooth, and ZigBee have been introduced, much of the design effort within the unlicensed spectrum in the U.S. has been focused on the 2.4-GHz band.