Content posted in May 2009
Be prepared for "dangerous" words
Articles 5/23/2009 5 comments
Some commonplace words we frequently use or hear have different meanings depending on the specifics of the situation; make sure you get clarification rather than assume incorrectly. . . .Bill Schweber, Planet Analog Editor
GE Fanuc introduces the ICS-1556B ADC module
Articles 5/19/2009 Post a comment
GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms announced the ICS-1556B 4-channel 400MHz 14-bit ADC PMC Module. It is designed for communication applications such as software defined radio, signals intelligence (SIGINT), digital receivers, and tactical communications where the requirement is to convert analog data into digital information in as close to real-time as possible.
Analog profile: Richard Laming
Articles 5/19/2009 1 comment
Richard Laming has made the successful transition between academic, start-up and corporate life. Now at Wolfson, he shares some of the drivers - both technical and professional - that have guided him through a career that has taken him from pioneering research on the optical amplifier, to creation of a multimillion-pound optical device company, to MEMS microphone inventor and entrepreneur.
IR rolls automotive-grade 200V power MOSFET driver
Articles 5/15/2009 Post a comment
Qualified to AEC-Q100 standards, IR's AUIRS2003S is a rugged, flexible high speed power MOSFET driver with dependent high- and low-side referenced output channels tailored for use in harsh automotive environments and under-the-hood applications.
ADNS-5700-xxxx: Single Chip USB LaserStream Navigation Sensor
Articles 5/12/2009 Post a comment
The ADNS-7700 laser mouse navigation series is the compact, low cost one chip LaserStream mouse sensor solution for implementing a non-mechanical tracking engine on computer mice. The ADNS-7700 sensor is in a 22-pin integrated molded lead-frame DIP package. It is compried of a USB controller and LaserStream navigation sensor with VCSEL integrated.
ADNS-5700-xxxx: One-Chip USB SoC Optical sensor
Articles 5/12/2009 Post a comment
ADNS-5700-xxxx is a single chip navigation sensor for implementing a non-mechanical tracking engine for computer mice. It is based on optical navigation technology that measures changes in position by optically acquiring sequential surface images (frames) and mathematically determining the diretion and magnitude of mavement.
The utilization of electronics in medical applications could effectively enhance the quality of life of patients and prevent many cardiovascular distresses: this is confirmed by the result of an observational study, about the CPAP device
This blog series deals with the potential of the utilization of smart electronic ICs in medical care applications; these ICs are produced by companies in the field of semiconductors such as STMicroelectronics which has a broad portfolio of ICs for medical applications
There is rising interest in alternative energy schemes and electric vehicles (EVs) which means there is a growing need in making it possible for power to flow efficiently in both directions.
The industries sector is progressively increasing utilization of IoT technology to make the industrial processes automated in a very intelligent way.
Medical care applications with electronic devices are becoming progressively more important and massively adopted.