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Internet of Things

June 2015
Anthony Kongats of CAP-XX on powering advanced portable devices

Anthony Kongats of CAP-XX

In this PSDcast Anthony Kongats, CAP-XX CEO, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the challenges in creating power systems for advanced portable devices. Between traditional personal-product applications and next-gen Internet of Things (IoT)-driven functionality, power demands in portable devices
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06/29/2015
The Call for Papers of Smart Systems Integration 2016 is now open. The event, which will take place in Munich, Germany from 9 – 10 March 2016, will be once again the key platform for the Smart Systems Integration industry to meet and discuss current issues. Deadline to submit abstracts is 5 October 2015. The
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06/29/2015
PCIM Asia and SPS Automation Shanghai came together under one roof this year

PCIM Asia 2015

PCIM Asia 2015 ended with a positive result after three exhibition days, full with the latest trends of power electronics. Together with the in parallel running SPS Automation Shanghai, 101 exhibitors presented their latest products and services of power electronics in the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition Center.
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06/29/2015

IZT expands support for digital radio

S1000 signal generator

IZT expands its comprehensive support for Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB) applications adding new features to its high performance S1000 signal generator family. IZT introduced the DAB ContentServer Embedded Edition for the S1000. The new option integrates DAB, DAB+ and DMB multiplexing and makes the functionality
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06/29/2015
TDK's wide range input converters deliver 30W in a square inch

CCG series DC/DC converter

TDK announced the introduction of the CCG30 series of 30W DC-DC converters. Packaged in an industry-standard 1 x 1 inch footprint, the CCG series can operate over a wide 4:1 input range. Enclosed in a metal case with six-sided shielding, these high performance converters are suitable for use in data and tele-communications,
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06/26/2015
Advanced design strategies make batteries flexible and wearable

Application roadmap of thin and flexible batteries

A novel design strategy has emerged for making batteries flexible. Companies no longer purely focus on changing the chemistry or thinning the device. Instead, the special arrangement of cells make the existing batteries flexible or even foldable. This will be a quick win for wearable devices in the short-term
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06/25/2015
Rupert Baines of UltraSoC on SoC design

Rupert Baines of UltraSoC

In this PSDcast Rupert Baines, UltraSoC CEO, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the issues involved in SOC design today. WIth the major trends on smaller sizes, lower energy consumption, and greater cost-effectiveness, there is an incredible pressure on the engineer designing the system. UltraSoC
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06/24/2015
Graphene market on the cusp of growth

Market snapshot in 2014 and 2026. Last year the market was dominated by research sales. This will however change as real applications sales grow. Source: IDTechEx Research report www.IDTechEx.com/graphene

IDTechEx Research released its up-to-date market report on graphene and related materials: Graphene and 2D Materials: Markets, Technologies and Opportunities 2015-2025. The latest analysis shows that the graphene market will reach nearly $200m at the material year. This year our forecasts are more granular than
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06/24/2015
James Lougheed of Exar on power industry trends

James Lougheed of Exar

In this PSDcast James Lougheed, VP of Component Products at Exar, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the current state of the power elecrtonics industry, and some of the trends and issues dominating the marketplace. Exar recently unveiled the XR79120, a 20A single-output synchronous step-down
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06/22/2015
AVX unveils web-based interactive capacitor-simulation tool

AVX interactive SpiTAN IV software

AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced a new web-based simulation tool for its tantalum, polymer, and niobium oxide capacitors. Featuring data mined from the libraries of AVX’s previous PSpice Models and S-Parameters S2P software, which, now redundant,
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06/19/2015
Rutronik tapped as worldwide distributor for Melexis

Gianluigi Morello of Melexis & Rutronik’s Martin Grimmer confirm distribution deal

Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente and Melexis have signed a global distribution agreement covering Melexis’ entire product portfolio of sensors, sensor interface ICs, driver ICs and communication ICs. Melexis offers an extensive array of highly integrated semiconductors that help the automotive industry to
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06/19/2015
From connectivity to globalization and sustainability, Gordon Moore’s prediction for the pace of semiconductor technology advances has set the stage for global technology innovation and contribution for 50 years. The exponential advances predicted by Moore’s Law have transformed the world we live in. The
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06/19/2015
Nordic's nRF52 family addresses single-chip Bluetooth Smart with on-chip NFC for Touch-to-Pair

nRF52 Preview Development Kit

Nordic Semiconductor announced that it is sampling the first member of its next generation nRF52 Series of ultra low power wireless solutions - the nRF52832System-on-Chip (SoC). The nRF52832 redefines the single-chip Bluetooth Smart category by marrying barrier-breaking performance to power efficiency. It also
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06/19/2015
Stackpole's high-power chip resistor touts thermal performance

RHC2512 high-power chip resistor

The RHC2512 from Stackpole utilizes unique materials, design, and processing to offer much lower thermal resistance than other high power chip resistors. When used with the recommended solder pad layout, the RHC will typically show a heat rise of 60°C per watt compared to standard 2512 devices that can experience
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06/19/2015
Intel buys Recon Instruments to expand its wearable IoT capability

Recon smart eyewear leads the wearables segment

Intel recently completed its acquisition of Recon Instruments. Not only is this a huge milestone for Recon and a pivotal event in the consumer electronics industry; we at Recon believe this is also a tremendous opportunity that will lead to amazing things, just as much for us as for our customers. Let
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06/19/2015
Programmable USB-C controller from Fairchild now shipping from Mouser

FUSB300C Programmable USB Type-C Controller

Mouser Electronics, an authorized distributor with the latest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the FUSB300C Programmable USB Type-C Controller from Fairchild Semiconductor. This thin client solution detects attachment and orientation to USB Type-C devices with software flexibility that
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06/18/2015
A recent report from Navigant Research on the global market opportunity for residential Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including forecasts for shipments, installed base, and revenue, segmented by region and device type, through 2025 is now available. As device manufacturers continue to embed communications
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06/18/2015
Renesas Electronics, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced the Renesas Synergy Platform, an easy-to-use, qualified platform designed to accelerate time to market, reduce total cost of ownership and remove many of the obstacles engineers face as they develop products for the growing
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06/17/2015
element14, a leading online community of engineers and technology enthusiasts, is proud to launch its Engineering a Connected World geocaching campaign. The first 1,500 people who apply will receive a keychain-sized circuit board Trackable to place in geocaches around the world. Participants are encouraged to
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06/17/2015
DuPont embeds wireless power tech to create Corian Charging Surface

Corian Charging Surface

DuPont Building Innovations has “cut the cord” with its launch of DuPont Corian Charging Surface, a new technology that easily charges mobile devices without the need for wires and plugs cluttering the countertop. This innovative offering is on display in Chicago this week at NeoCon 2015, the largest commercial
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06/16/2015
Intersolar award 2015 winners announced

The Intersolar Award was presented during an official ceremony at the Innovation Exchange at Intersolar Europe

Intersolar Europe, a leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners, presented the Intersolar Award, for groundbreaking solutions in the categories of Photovoltaics (PV) and Solar Projects in Europe. This year for the eighth time, the award was presented during an official ceremony at the Innovation
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06/16/2015
Ericsson releases Internet of Things comic book

Internet of Things Comic Book

The Internet of Things will have a profound impact in the future. Enabling anything to be connected and providing ’smartness’ to these connected things will bring value across a number of sectors in the Networked Society. But the Internet of Things, or IoT for short, is not always that easily explained. Ericsson
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06/10/2015
Tollgrade Communications shared its latest findings on its grid modernisation project with DTE Energy to predict power outages before they occur, in a second Predictive Grid Quarterly Report now available for download. It is estimated that U.S businesses lose on average $15,709 every 30 minutes during a power
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06/09/2015
element14 announced the launch of its latest design competition – the Vertical Farming Challenge. Sponsored by Silicon Labs and Wuerth Elektronik, with support from the Vertical Farming Association and Green Spirit Farms, element14 will select 15 engineers to build indoor vertical gardens using technologies
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06/08/2015
Ohio State wins year one of North American EcoCAR 3 Competition

EcoCAR 3 challenges students nationwide to design, build and optimize eco-friendly powertrains

The U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM) announced The Ohio State University as the overall winning team for Year One of the EcoCAR 3 competition, a four-year collegiate engineering program that gives students the chance to design, build, and demonstrate cutting-edge, eco-friendly automotive
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06/08/2015
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) announces that the 2015 edition of its The Power Technology Roadmap is now available. The report, which forecasts the power technology and power delivery trends through 2019, includes a printed report along with a feature-rich USB memory drive containing recorded
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06/08/2015
IsabellenhÃtte’s shunt-based current sensor tech suits frequency converters and solar inverters

ILF current sensor

Measurement technology specialist Isabellenhütte has developed a current sensor in the low-amperage range. The new ILF current sensor covers a measurement range of up to 60 amperes and displays the flowing current via the corresponding voltage value on the analogue output. Thanks to its compact IC housing,
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06/08/2015
Murata’s Type ZY Bluetooth SMART module now at Mouser

Murata Type ZY Bluetooth SMART Module

Mouser Electronics, an authorized distributor with the latest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the Type ZY Bluetooth SMART Module from Murata. Marketed as one of the most compact and ultra-low-power consumption Bluetooth SMART modules in the industry, the Murata Type ZY Module conforms
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06/05/2015
EnSilica's eSi-32X0MP scalable asymmetric multicore processor targets low-power WiFi, LTE Cat-0, and other IoT wireless

the eSI-32X0MP scalable, asymmetric multicore processor

EnSilica, a leading independent provider of semiconductor IP and services, has added to its family of eSi-RISC processor cores with the launch of the eSI-32X0MP scalable, asymmetric multicore processor. The eSi-32X0MP targets applications requiring a high level of processing per MHz and low power consumption
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06/04/2015
In this episode of PSDtv EE Whitespace demonstrates a novel way to remotely test an electronic device using the cloud for Power Systems Design at PCIM 2015. By using telepresence
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06/04/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Infineon explains their latest Intelligent Power Module (IPM) for Power Systems Design at PCIM 2015. MIPAQ devices are IGBT modules in a sixpack configuration
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06/03/2015
Rockchip, a leading fabless semiconductor company and mobile SoC solution provider, launched at the COMPUTEX Show in Taipei the world’s lowest power Wi-Fi technology, the Rockchip RKi6000. The RKi6000 is new ultra-low power Wi-Fi and memory technology that greatly reduces power consumption of IoT (Internet
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06/03/2015
Molex, a manufacturer of interconnect solutions, announced the acquisition of ProTek Medical by Molex Ireland Holdings. Headquartered in Sligo, Ireland, ProTek Medical specialises in supplying custom solutions for medical device manufacturers in the global medical industry.   “This
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06/03/2015
Acal BFi, a leader in advanced technology solutions, has signed a channel partner agreement in Europe with SynQor to include UK, Ireland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg and Italy. SynQor is a world-leader in high-efficiency, high-reliability power conversion solutions, designing,
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06/03/2015
C&K's high-reliability keyboard switches rated for 50M cycles

KBD Series keyboard switches

C&K Components, a leading manufacturer of electromechanical switches, smart card interconnect devices, and high reliability connectors, has introduced a new series of high reliability, ergonomic keyboard switches for applications that require long operating lifetimes, including gaming, industrial, professional,
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06/03/2015
Power management company Eaton announced its integrated power management solutions are validated to operate with SimpliVity’s leading hyperconverged infrastructure solution that combines all the data center services and functions below the hypervisor onto commodity x86 systems. The industry’s first power
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06/03/2015
Keysight's current-voltage analyzers tout best-in-class performance, support for cutting-edge apps

Precision Current-Voltage Analyzer Series

Keysight Technologies introduced a full line-up of current-voltage (I-V) analyzers for characterizing a wide range of nanomaterials and electronic devices. Referred to collectively as the Precision Current-Voltage Analyzer Series, the analyzers deliver best-in-class accuracy and performance, powerful analysis
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06/02/2015
Leading hi-tech analysts at Juniper Research are forecasting that the telematics sector will continue to outperform all other M2M markets over the next five years, in revenue terms, with one in five passenger vehicles connected globally by 2019. Smartphone-based models have become the key disruptor
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06/02/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Alex Lidow of Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) talks about some of the advanced products currently using their GaN devices, including an X-ray pill
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06/02/2015
Linear's ÂμModule with precision DC & transient output regulation for less than 28nm FPGAs scales to 144A

LTM4630-1 dual 18A or single 36A µModule (micromodule) regulator

Linear Technology introduced the LTM4630-1, a dual 18A or single 36A µModule (micromodule) regulator with high precision output voltage regulation for 28nm and sub-28nm FPGAs, ASICs and microprocessors. The core voltage of these advanced digital devices requires very accurate voltage regulation at steady state
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06/01/2015
Freescale Semiconductor introduced three additions to its highly successful i.MX 6 series of applications processors, providing compelling new options for the product line’s high-performance and value tiers. With these additions, the i.MX 6 series now delivers even higher levels of security, performance, power
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06/01/2015
MIRA, a leading engineering, research and test consultancy with capabilities in electrical and hybrid systems, has announced a collaborative agreement with Fundação Parque
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06/01/2015
Innovation and learning at the 25th Annual Junior Solar Sprint and Lithium Ion Battery car competitions

Kira and Teegan Cordova won the award for best-designed car in the battery division.

Teegan and Kira Cordova love the original Star Trek TV series. That much is obvious. The eighth-grade twins from Ken Caryl Middle School in Littleton are wearing the uniform tunics from the 1960s show—Teegan's in red and Kira's in blue. The model electric car they're racing in the 25th Annual Junior Solar
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06/01/2015
IHS predicts Avago - Broadcom merger will create semiconductor powerhouse

The strength of the merged Avago/Broadcom in the wired communications market positions it to benefit from the strong projected market growth.

Merger activity in the semiconductor industry moved to a new level with the announcement of the agreement for Avago Technologies to acquire Broadcom, according to IHS, a leading global source of critical information and insight. The deal, which is valued at $37 billion in cash and stock, will create a new company
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06/01/2015
Docea Power, a provider of virtual prototyping solutions for power and thermal, will reveal at the 52nd Design Automation Conference (DAC) the latest releases of its Aceplorer and Thermal Profiler software tools. Docea Power will demonstrate new advances in power and thermal management modeling and simulation
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06/01/2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Notice of Determination for the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), affirming that the updated code will result in energy savings in residential buildings. DOE analysis indicates that buildings meeting the 2015 IECC (as compared with buildings
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06/01/2015
Qualcomm Technologies announced at Google I/O that its premium-tier Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor will power Google's next generation Project Tango smartphone development platform. Project Tango devices combine the camera, gyroscope, and accelerometer to estimate six degrees of freedom motion tracking, providing
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06/01/2015
Roboteq's intelligent I/O module with IMU simplifies robot design

Roboteq IO eXtender module (RIOX)

Roboteq introduces an intelligent I/O expansion card, with an optional Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU - also known as an AHRS - Attitude and Heading Reference System). The card is intended for use in robotics navigation, unmanned vehicles, machine control, industrial automation and any other applications that
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06/01/2015
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