Next-generation Bluetooth Low Energy SoC from ST
IC

Next-generation Bluetooth Low Energy SoC from ST

Graham Prophet @ eedesignnewseurope.com introduces BlueNRG-2, the latest BLE solution from ST. He writes: Introducing its latest-generation Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) System-on-Chip, ST Microelectronics highlights low power, small size, and high performance to enable widespread...

Continue Reading
3574
Views
0 Comments
High Voltage-Current Half Bridge Driver Using IR2153 & IGBT
High Voltage

High Voltage-Current Half Bridge Driver Using IR2153 & IGBT

IGBT based half bridge board has been designed for multiple applications, like induction heater driver, tesla coil driver, DC-DC converters, SMPS etc. High current and high voltage IGBTs are used to serve high power requirements. IGBT NGTB40N120FL2WG from ON semi and IR2153 from...

Continue Reading
7625
Views
0 Comments
Bluey, BLE Development Board Supports NFC
HardwareIoTProductsTechnology

Bluey, BLE Development Board Supports NFC

Development boards are assistant tools that help engineers and enthusiasts to become familiarized with hardware development. They simplify the process of controlling and programming hardware, such as microcontrollers and microprocessors. Electronut Labs, an embedded systems consulting...

Continue Reading
5957
Views
0 Comments
Cell Phone Can Make Calls Without a Battery
DIY

Cell Phone Can Make Calls Without a Battery

Vamsi Talla at the University of Washington in Seattle build a mobile phone that can rely only on energy that it could harvest from its surroundings. Imagine if you can send SMS or make a call when you are out of battery. That's what's the team trying to achieve. Ambient light can be...

Continue Reading
3406
Views
0 Comments
Are Today’s MCUs Overdesigned? A Research Team Has The Answer
Mcu

Are Today’s MCUs Overdesigned? A Research Team Has The Answer

MCUs are called microcontrollers because they embed a CPU, memory and I/O units in one package. Apparently, today's MCUs are full of peripherals and in most cases they are not used in the application, and from an engineering point of view this is a waste of money and energy, but on the...

Continue Reading
3268
Views
0 Comments
Banana Pi BPI-M2 Berry, A Quad Core Single-Board Computer
HardwareProductsRaspberry Pi

Banana Pi BPI-M2 Berry, A Quad Core Single-Board Computer

Raspberry Pi is a powerful on-board computer series launched few years ago. Many similar boards appeared providing cheaper price or more features. The Chinese company "SinoVoIP" is manufacturing its own board "Banana Pi", and recently they unveiled a new board that is similar to Raspberry...

Continue Reading
5094
Views
1 Comments
How to Route Differential Pairs
PCB

How to Route Differential Pairs

Sam Sattel @ autodesk.com discuss about the benefits of differential signals and how to route them in Eagle. If you’re designing a high speed PCB, then chances are you’re working with the latest and most powerful technologies, like HDMI, USB3.0, Ethernet, or DDR. But with great...

Continue Reading
2760
Views
0 Comments
Solr: Digital Wrist Watch Calculates time from Sun Position
Mcu

Solr: Digital Wrist Watch Calculates time from Sun Position

Time can be calculated using the azimuth of the sun (aka solar time). Based on this idea, Tinkerman has built an unusual project called Solr. The concept is to translate the position of the sun into time presented on a vintage display. This new digital watch is freak enough to work only...

Continue Reading
4115
Views
0 Comments
Archives