CMOS LDOs Go Mobile

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August 17, 2017

Housed in small packages, Toshiba’s TCR4DG series CMOS low-dropout (LDO) regulators includes general-purpose, single-output voltage regulators with on/off control input, low output noise voltage and low inrush current. The devices are available in fixed output voltages between 1.0V and 4.5V and are capable drive currents up to 420 mA.   Small ceramic input and output […]


Unique Silicon Technology Reduces Production Costs And Capital Investment

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August 17, 2017

Pallidus claims its proprietary M-SiC material and technology platform has the capability to deliver cost/performance parity against silicon devices in the $12.5 billion power device market, creating the potential for significant market disruption. With a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of greater than 25%, silicon carbide power devices deliver superior performance in key segments of […]


IP Core Takes The Shackles Off Camera Designers

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August 17, 2017

Pinnacle Imaging Systems’ proprietary, Denali-MC camera-ready HDR Image Signal Processor (ISP) IP core relies on advanced algorithms to accurately tone map high contrast scenes while minimizing HDR motion artifacts. The ISP is able to render vastly greater shadow and highlight data from a high contrast scene making it an ideal integration for camera designers seeking […]


In Terms Of Skilled Personnel, The IoT Is Full Of Gap

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August 16, 2017

You’ve already heard, ad infinitum, here and elsewhere in the media, there’s a shortage of skilled IT and cybersecurity workers and professionals, enough to drive one to liquid solutions. Along the same thought plane, a report from Canonical, the maker of Ubuntu Core IoT OS, indicates a skills gap is currently affecting recruitment for the […]


Ultrasonic Flow Sensors Deliver Accurate, Non-Contact Measurements

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August 16, 2017

According to the manufacturer, Masterflex ultrasonic flow sensors accurately and noninvasively measure the flow rate of liquid in tubing used with peristaltic pumps. The ultrasonic sensor never contacts the working fluid, making it reusable in single-use applications and yielding significant recurring savings over disposable sensors. An optional communications package allows users to adapt the flow […]


Magnetic-Inductive Flowmeter Offers Simple Operation

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August 16, 2017

An electrically conductive media flowing through an orientated magnetic field, in accordance to Faraday’s law of induction, will induce a voltage proportional to the mean flow velocity rate and hence the volumetric flow. The PITe magnetic inductive flowmeter sensor is placed in a pipeline and when a conductive liquid flows by the magnetic field coil […]


Current Sensor Features User Settable Over-Current Fault Outputs

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August 16, 2017

The ACS720 Hall-effect-based current sensor IC with multiple programmable fault levels targets both industrial and consumer applications with a focus on motor control and power inverter stage applications. The device provides high isolation with a reduced bill of materials made possible by its proprietary IC SOIC-16W package. It works off of a single 5 V […]


Linear Position Sensors Bulk Up For Civil Engineering Duty

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August 16, 2017

The ILPS-45 series inductive, contactless linear position sensors using LVIT technology take on rugged measuring applications such as measuring position of steam turbine valves. They can withstand the high vibration and severe shock environment found in steel, aluminum, and paper mills, as well as extremes of temperature and humidity found in most outdoor applications where […]