To embed wireless connectivity for the IoT, designers need to understand how to evaluate the various interfaces to best meet their application requirements.
Developers can use an MCU with built-in NFC to simplify custom designs or use its associated development board and software as a complete NFC solution.
Bluetooth mesh allows developers to build networked smart home applications based on Bluetooth low energy for the first time.
Using load switches instead of standalone MOSFETs can provide greater flexibility, control, and protection for low-power circuits and system power management.
Chemiresistive sensors offer a cost-effective solution for measuring a wide range of gases but require careful consideration of analog support circuitry.
Testing line-powered switched mode power devices can be risky without the proper techniques, precautions, and accessories.
Eliminate medical or instrumentation display flicker by applying formulas to help select an ADC with the right number of bits for the task.
Designers can add low-power, 9-axis motion sensing to their MCU-based designs with minimal effort using a 3mm x 3mm TDK InvenSense module.
Using the Raspberry Pi 3 and add-on boards, developers can rapidly create industrial automation systems able to meet small shop requirements.
Embedded developers can greatly simplify the process of updating firmware in the field using a microcontroller’s DFU mode, but there are some tricks to doing it.
Programmable touchscreen LCD modules with Wi-Fi connectivity provide flexibility and ease of integration.
Light curtains, laser scanners, and pressure mats are three options to prevent potentially dangerous human-machine interactions in an automated industrial environment.
A brief discussion on USB connectors including available versions and types.
Advancements in LED technology allow targeting horticultural applications.
A brief discussion of transistors ranging from their history, what they are, how they work, how to choose an appropriate one, and application examples.
Low power wireless technologies are adapting to the Internet of Things by including IP connectivity and mesh networking.
Pre-certified sub-GHz wireless modules provide low-power, long-range wide area network solutions.
Examine the three measurement techniques available in modern digital oscilloscopes and learn how best to use each of them to yield fast, accurate, and complete measurement results.
A 12-bit sensing system seems cost effective, but as the number of sensing channels increases, 24-bit converters are the better choice, and here’s why.
Many basic-function building blocks can be implemented using hardware or software; the decision is based on speed, accuracy, and flexibility requirements.