The Industrial sensor pod at SPS Drives 2010 shows how we address the topics of Energy Efficiency, Integrated Industrial Communication, Safety and Security and Industrial RFID. The basis for many industrial sensor applications is a MCU that can run off a single battery for 10, 15 or even...
An in depth analysis and procedure for selecting the optimum series voltage reference for voltage output DACs from Farnell (element14.com) and Maxim.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Jim Nohrden of Black Sand about their 3G CMOS RF power amplifier (PA) products. The devices promise to significantly improve the reliability and data throughput of mobile products, and are designed as a drop-in replacement for existing 3G GaAs RF PAs.
The new NI PXIe-5665 Vector Signal Analyzer offers industry-leading performance in both speed and accuracy. See the NI VSA lead in both speed in accuracy at a fraction of the price and size of the traditional solution...
This video from Cirrus Logic and element14.com provides a basic knowledge of Power Factor Correction (PFC).
For 160 years Corning Incorporated has been synonymous with glass. From the formulation of the first glass envelop (think light bulb) for Thomas Edison, to the invention and commercialization of optical fiber...
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Jeff Miles, the Director of Mobile Transactions at NXP about their work in the Near Field Communications space and their collaborative efforts with product manufacturers to integrate that functionality into their devices.
In this video, BK Precision demonstrates how to measure component signatures using a digital storage oscilloscope, signal generator, and a solderless breadboard.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to David Sperling of Smith Micro about their new QuickLink Hotspot Manager powered by SODA 1.0.
Tom O'Haire with Insulcast gives an overview of the company and describes some of its more popular products.
Tom O'Haire with Insulcast describes and demonstrates the company's new INSULGEL 70 CC FR NS epoxy compound.
Michael Weitz, system engineer for automotive applications at Texas Instruments, talks about the general requirements for a Battery Managements System.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Sherif Hanna of Atmel about their the maXTouch E Series of single-chip capacitive touchscreen controllers for touchscreens from 2 to 12 inches, a sweet spot in the tablet device category.
A Northrop Grumman video of the Feb 4 first flight of the US Navy's X-47B unmanned combat air system demonstrator from Edwrads AFB, Calif.