Examining the versatile solutions Hall-effect devices provides from manufacturers including Melexis, Allegro, and Asahi Kasei (AKM).
The ability to design in reliable, accurate sensor functionality within the constraints of an ever-shrinking space is critical in a wide range of applications.
Learn how IR sensors are gaining traction in Internet of Things M2M applications, including medical diagnostics, imaging and industrial process controls.
A look at wireless techniques allowing low-power sensors and data acquisition systems to communicate wirelessly inside rotating machines.
A look at current transformers, Rogowski coils, Hall-Effect sensors and resistive shunts as options for energy measurement in devices needed on the smart grid.
"Wireless" encompasses much more than the very visible and glamorous smartphones with their cellular networks and associated complex infrastructure.
This article looks at the issue of interfacing sensors to the wired networks such as LIN, CAN and Ethernet in automotive designs for extended temperature ranges and higher voltage protection.
Brushless (BLDC) motor control solutions from suppliers including Melexis, Fairchild Semiconductor and Texas Instruments.
This article describes how to create high voltage circuit designs, using the MLX10803 for domestic and industrial use, or any application requiring high light levels from light emitting diodes.
Current and emerging trends in automotive wireless systems including TPMS, RKE and NFC, in-car connectivity and the dream of vehicles that drive themselves.
A review of the basics of NFC technology which has started to make significant inroads into mobile communications.
A presentation of the most significant developments from this year's Electronica - and the item that may soon be available on our stock list for all Hotenda customers.
If you have ever slapped a travel card on a reader as you pass through the gates of a mass transit system you will know that radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology is increasingly ubiquitous.
Current measurement and control are an integral part of any power sensitive system.
Radio-frequency identification (RFID) design presents unique challenges to engineers looking to build low-cost, robust designs able to meet a broad range of requirements.
Of the many RFID technology variants, one of the most popular operates at 13.56 MHz and is known generically as HF-RFID.
Radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology is used to transfer information through radio waves for data identification and tracking.
When sensors are located some distance from an MCU, communications become an issue.
This article explains how IMC current sensors are designed, how they perform, and how they are applied in these applications.