Building automation systems increase efficiencies in many end consumer products used for daily living, security, and energy efficiency.
New wearable health and fitness sensor technologies are changing how human health can be monitored and recorded.
Examining new multichannel synchronous buck DC/DC converters and a new multi-output configurable step-down DC/DC converter.
The Building Internet of Things (BIoT) has specific design requirements across a range of frequency bands and protocols that are explored in this article.
Standex-Meder's red relays, switches, and sensors help save energy costs and play a key role in the on/off switching of smart home applications.
This article describes a new-generation of buck-boost DC/DC converters with many unique features and functions to meet new challenges and overcome hurdles that previously limited their use.
A look at the solutions available to make homes smarter and the ability to monitor and control every aspect of our homes from anywhere in the connected world.
Examining the versatile solutions Hall-effect devices provides from manufacturers including Melexis, Allegro, and Asahi Kasei (AKM).
An examination of the latest lighting connectors that meet the tight space requirements along with a variety of environmental specs for specific applications.
Smart buildings can not only save running costs by managing heating and lighting resources, they can also better care for occupants for better productivity.
Higher-resolution RF imaging technologies as well as their advantages and drawbacks as compared to video techniques are discussed.
Balancing harvested power and ongoing demands of energy-harvesting applications by leveraging design techniques and components from ADI, Linear Tech, and more.
Learn about microcontrollers as they relate to motor control and low power applications in white goods and the safety concerns for white good applications.
The smart grid needs smart, sophisticated, low-cost electronics for greater efficiency and localized, small-scale intermittent energy sourcing and storage.
Vicor's VIA PFM modules address AC/DC power supply market demands for small, reliable, cost competitive systems with leading-edge efficiency.
Wireless-audio security techniques and development kits are discussed along with the safeguards available to help assure privacy and security.
The implementation of mesh networking has resulted in reduced power consumption, lowered cost, and a widely available wireless solution.
Learn the basics of compensator networks and how they influence frequency response to achieve optimal performance.
Challenges include integrating powerful components into small, wearable packaging, providing durability, wireless charging, and contactless data connections.
AC LEDs are gaining popularity because they allow designers to eliminate drivers that are commonly used in conventional devices.