The monitoring of activity for people as operators in a world of M2M communications is moving from a dream to a practical and ubiquitous reality.
DC/DC converters are a great high-frequency noise source. Designers must take careful steps to minimize and contain this noise near and around the converter to keep it from affecting other system components or the AC mains.
The number of RF based Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) systems being deployed is steadily increasing.
Supercapacitors offer performance characteristics that are suited for energy-harvesting environments.