World’s Smallest MEMS Micro-Loudspeaker Saves 80 Percent More Energy
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World’s Smallest MEMS Micro-Loudspeaker Saves 80 Percent More Energy

STMicroelectronics along with the audio company USound has created the first MEMS (Micro ElectroMechnical Systems) micro-loudspeaker based on semiconductors. It’s the smallest loudspeaker in the world, but it can produce a powerful noise. MEMS makes it possible. The speakers are...

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The Little Buddy Talker – Arduino Compatible Speech Chip Set
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The Little Buddy Talker – Arduino Compatible Speech Chip Set

Small, versatile, fun, and inexpensive! Use the 254 word library to bring speech to your Arduino projects! Speak, Arduino, Speak! About a year ago, I designed an Arduino shield that allowed for you to add voice to your electronic designs.  I've since been able to minimise that design...

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XMOS VocalFusion- Background Noise Not a Problem Anymore
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XMOS VocalFusion- Background Noise Not a Problem Anymore

  XMOS is one of the many companies that has ventured in voice recognition technology. They created the VocalFusion XVF3500 device, the first voice processor to have true stereo-AEC support in a far-field linear microphone array solution. Voice recognition is a relatively new...

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Hi-Fi Stereo Headphone Amplifier using LME49600
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Hi-Fi Stereo Headphone Amplifier using LME49600

This project is the ideal solution for high output, high performance high fidelity stereo head phone amplifier. The project consists of Op-Amp LME498720 and LME49600 as output driver. The LME49600 is able to drive 32Ω headphones to a dissipation of greater than 500mW at 0.00003% THD+N...

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Design of a Korg Nutube Amplifier
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Design of a Korg Nutube Amplifier

Karlwoodward @ www.rs-online.com/designspark is in the process of designing a “guitar pedal” for amplification and distortion using the Korg Nutube we featured earlier. The Part 1 of a series of articles goes through the basic aspects of tubes and valves, the pros and cons on using...

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Acusis – array microphone for speech recognition
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Acusis – array microphone for speech recognition

An echo-canceling, far-field, linear array microphone for speech recognition and voice communications. Acusis is a simple-to-use, complete solution for improving the audio quality for your speech recognition or video communications project. It solves multiple audio issues in a single...

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Nutube – low power vaccum tube
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Nutube – low power vaccum tube

A new vacuum tube which puts vacuum fluorescent display technology to practical use is in distribution from RS Components. Nutube, similar to a conventional vacuum tube, has an anode grid filament structure, and operates exactly as a triode vacuum tube. Also similar to a vacuum tube,...

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Meet Spritzer, Sony New Arduino
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Meet Spritzer, Sony New Arduino

Sony has recently launched one of its new products, Spritzer! Spritzer is an Arduino-compatible board for IoT applications that has built-in GPS, audio codec, and low power consumption. While it is Arduino-compatible, the board allows any developer to easily start app development using...

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