High voltage differentials in industrial automation systems can create havoc without the proper application of galvanic isolation techniques.
Bluetooth mesh allows developers to build networked smart home applications based on Bluetooth low energy for the first time.
Wi-Fi’s high throughput makes it useful for IoT connectivity, but it is also complex, so developers are turning to modules to shorten their design cycle.
IoT developers can build in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, LTE, LoRaWAN, and Sigfox wireless connectivity using a tiny board and a powerful programming approach.
Low power wireless technologies are adapting to the Internet of Things by including IP connectivity and mesh networking.
Galvanic isolation of analog sensor signals is needed in IoT designs but designers need to choose between magnetic, optical, or capacitive barriers.
Compliant wireless modules save development costs and reduce time to market.
The multitude of short-range wireless technologies provides engineers with optimized solutions for their applications, but makes careful selection paramount.
Advancements in single and multi-protocol wireless solutions target personal and wide area networks.
A look at various connectivity options for wireless fitness and medical monitoring systems including Wi-Fi, ZigBee, sub-GHz, and Bluetooth.
How hardware offloading of flow sensors increases CPU core sleep time and increases overall system energy efficiency.
Learn how to program and code an off-the-shelf Bluetooth sensor board for home or personal use for under $40 total cost!
When building a distributed smart system, designers must choose the communication architecture to minimize maintenance overhead and deliver superior capability.
Energy harvesting in wireless modules can eliminate battery use which decreases component size and increases the availability of wireless sensor modules.
Using a Thread-based kit such as Silicon Labs’ SLWSTK6000, developers can get a secure, reliable, low-power IoT networking application off the ground quickly.
MCUs ability to support sleep modes and dynamic control of voltage and current support energy-efficient designs that allow for long battery lifetimes.
Standalone wireless MCUs and modules from Silicon Labs, Texas Instruments, and Seeed save design resources and budget by reducing BOM costs and time to market.
Bluetooth 4.2 SoCs, front-end modules, and enabling software tools from Silicon Lab, Skyeworks Solutions, and Cypress help empower low-power wireless designers.
Wireless technology enables lighting to be controlled with minimal modification to existing wiring via options such as ZigBee®, Z-Wave, KNX RF, or EnOcean.
EnOcean profiles in the ZigBee standard can be used for the design of equipment in the IIoT and enable a new generation of energy harvesting wireless nodes.