Moving to dual 12 V/48 V automotive power systems requires more attention to safety and efficiency while rethinking the Li-ion battery management system.
A look at how sensors from Seeed Technologies and Amphenol play a role in monitoring, measuring, and reporting greenhouse gasses and global climate changes.
Active noise cancelling in Bluetooth headsets is discussed along with how the ams AS3421 can be used in these types of devices.
Explore SparkFun and ams' solutions for the rapidly growing touchless gesture sensing and recognition market.
Learn about the use of embedded sensors in battery-based designs with a look at both stand-alone and peripheral toplogies.
A look at energy harvesting from RF signals and how it can be used to power a multitude of wireless and distributed sensors, radios, and IoT-connected devices.
Sensor fusion addresses the high accuracy, reliability, small form-factor, and low cost requirements with solutions available from Omron, ams, and TI.
Examine the types of components and technologies that will impact how Internet of Things will be integrated into wearable designs.
Medical advances for diabetic patients could allow NFC tag/sensor devises to measure blood glucose levels in diabetic patients.
Pulse-energy-harvesting applications convert bursts of energy that power simple circuits like wireless switches, wireless data loggers, and remote controls.
ams AG (austriamicrosystems AG) delivers many sensor types and capabilities with a focus on reliability, precision, accuracy and power consumption.
What is the best way to come up-to-speed with the latest sensor parts and technologies?
Personal-area networks (PAN) – very short-range networks spanning distances of typically less than two meters – are proliferating as more and more personal electronic products link to cell phones and to each other.
This article will highlight some of the integration and user-interface issues associated with proximity and ambient light sensors. It will also review some recently introduced devices.
Infrared (IR) proximity sensor solutions using photo-reflectors, photo interrupters and proximity detection as a peripheral function.
Wireless sensor designs require careful balancing of power requirements and operational capability to meet performance goals.
This article looks at advanced buck-boost converters that can squeeze out much of the available stored energy within a battery cell.
This article looks at the basis of operation of Hall Effect sensors and the use of linear and switched Hall Effect sensors in industrial automation applications.
This article looks at the Austria Microsystems (now AMS) developed sensor to make storm prediction more reliable.
A review of the basics of NFC technology which has started to make significant inroads into mobile communications.