Bluetooth mesh is complex, but using IC vendor solutions and development tools, designers can build smart Bluetooth mesh networked applications quickly.
The Otii Arc from Qoitech AB makes it easy to analyze an embedded IoT device’s energy profile so it can be better optimized for longer battery life.
Texas Instruments has put together a portfolio of products which can help make a manufacturer’s jump into Industry 4.0 a reality.
Matching ADCs to the right application requires an understanding of the various topologies and the problems they are designed to overcome.
Bluetooth mesh allows developers to build networked smart home applications based on Bluetooth low energy for the first time.
Testing line-powered switched mode power devices can be risky without the proper techniques, precautions, and accessories.
Touchscreen interface designs for the IIoT demand ruggedness and compliance with a host of regulatory requirements, but readily available kits make it easier.
Switch mode power supplies offer high efficiency and small volume so it’s worthwhile learning how to design or select the best one for the application.
To get higher voltages from low voltage inputs, designers need to understand and implement a boost regulator following important guidelines and trade-offs.
Edge computing provides a layer of intelligence between process control logic and the Cloud.
Advancements in LED technology allow targeting horticultural applications.
The selection and application of a low-power MCU for the IoT requires careful consideration of architectures and the wise use of power monitoring tools.
Galvanic isolation of analog sensor signals is needed in IoT designs but designers need to choose between magnetic, optical, or capacitive barriers.
Pre-certified sub-GHz wireless modules provide low-power, long-range wide area network solutions.
Compliant wireless modules save development costs and reduce time to market.
Application-specific power-management ICs (PMICs) save designers’ time by targeting target well-defined niches and simplifying the design task.
The multitude of short-range wireless technologies provides engineers with optimized solutions for their applications, but makes careful selection paramount.
Various operating systems offer a choice for single board computer development.
Implementing graphical user interfaces with Maker-compatible displays and their associated development software.
SiC MOSFETs bring enormous benefits but only if designers are aware of design obstacles such as parasitics, ringing, and conduction and switching losses.