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The World's Fastest and Lowest-Power IoT Face Detection
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. and Xailient Inc., announced that Maxim Integrated’s MAX78000 ultra-low power neural-network microcontroller detects and localizes faces in video and images using Xailient’s proprietary Detectum neural network. Xailient’s neural network draws 250x lower power (at just 28
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Date:
07/27/2021

IIoT Connectivity Solution for Floating Solar Plants
Over the past few years, countries that lack the land mass required for solar plants are turning their attention to the water-based alternative, floating solar islands. By placing solar panels on floating platforms in water bodies, valuable land is freed. As the cooling properties of water allow the panels to p
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Date:
07/23/2021
New motor control software boosts BridgeSwitch ICs
Electric motors are responsible for using a huge portion of the electricity we generate. Some estimates put that figure almost half of global energy consumption. As such, it makes sense to have the motors driven as efficiently as possible, for the user to save costs, for the supplier who won’t face so large deman
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Date:
07/23/2021
Hand-Held Camera Cube Reference Design Enables AI at the Edge
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. unveiled the MAXREFDES178# camera cube reference design, which demonstrates how Artificial intelligence (AI) applications previously limited to machines with large power and cost budgets can be embedded in space-constrained, battery-powered edge devices. The MAXREFDES178# en
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Date:
07/21/2021
Ethernet PHYs Enable Multidrop Bus Architecture
Smart manufacturing is driving efficiencies in automation as digital networks increasingly connect machines, production line equipment and robotics. Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) networks that are critical to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) rely on Ethernet for interoperability an
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Date:
07/20/2021
C&K's Mini Snap Acting Switch Reduces Required Component Count
C&K has developed a low to high power snap acting switch designed for automotive handles, HVAC, IoT and the medical market. The ZMV allows for actuation to occur from different angles onto the pin plunger version. This allows for less components to be used in an end product, while not sa
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Date:
07/15/2021
Miniature Optical Transceiver Offers Space and Power Savings
Yokowo has launched a miniature multimode fiber optic transceiver that simplifies the design of Industry 4.0 vision applications. Measuring one-third the size of traditional SFP+ transceiver modules, the Yokowo Type-B optical transceiver easily can be d
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Date:
07/14/2021
8Gb SDRAM Offers 50% Reduction in Power Consumption
Alliance Memory announced that it has expanded its offering of high-speed CMOS mobile low-power SDRAMs with a new LPDDR4X device featuring on-chip ECC. Offering an extension to the company's fourth-generation LPDDR4 SDRAMs, the 8Gb AS4C256M32MD4V-062BAN offers ~50% lower power ratings in the 200-ball FBG
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Date:
07/14/2021
IoT Development Platform Dramatically Reduces Time-to-Market
Renesas Electronics Corporation introduced an innovative new IoT system design platform that significantly eases the prototyping of IoT systems. The Renesas Quick-Connect IoT system consists of standardized boards and interfaces, enabling designers to quickly and easily connect a wide range of sensors to MCU de
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Date:
07/07/2021
TRENCHSTOP 5 WR6 family in TO-247-3-HCC housing
The family comes in a TO-247-3-HCC package and offers a broad portfolio comprising 20 A, 30 A, 40 A, 50 A, 60 A and 70 A current ratings. The devices can easily be used for replacing previous technologies like Infineon’s TRENCHSTOP 5 WR5 and HighSpeed 3 H3 as well as competitor technologies. The family is optimi
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Date:
07/01/2021
ROHM’s New 80V Withstand 5A Output Power Supply ICs
Recent years have seen evolving markets of battery-driven applications and advanced industrial equipment such as 5G base stations and factory automation systems equipped with new functions utilizing IoT. This demands power supply ICs that are not only compact and operate at high efficiency, but also deliver lar
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Date:
07/01/2021
Fully Integrated Doherty Power Amplifier Devices
Supplied in 50Ohm in/out packages with compact dimensions (measuring 7mm x 7mm), the company’s LGA series power amplifiers are capable of achieving industry-leading performance parameters. The high-gain devices in this series cover frequencies all the way from 700MHz through to 4.1GHz. Each features a 3-stage
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Date:
07/01/2021
Würth Expands Popular Transformer Series
This series of parts can be used in a host of push-pull and pulse transformer applications, and is found on dozens of reference designs.   The four parts added to the MID-PPTI series include 750317828, 750317829, 750317830, and 750317331; all which are AEC-Q200 qualified, and include and isolation vol
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Date:
07/01/2021