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Why does Iq matter for USB Type-C?

This change is driving an increase in demand for Type-C AC/DC chargers and power banks because the Type-C connector has flip capability which gives convenience to users. More importantly, Type-C chargers and power banks are universally applicable for multiple laptop PCs, smartphones, tablets and more.

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Wearable product plays a key role in IoT

Just as its name implies, Internet of Things (IoT), is a kind of Internet among connected things. This can be interpreted by breaking it down into two parts. The first is ‘Internet’. In other words, the Internet is still the core and foundation of Io...

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PoE + LEDs: An effective pairing, with some limitations

Using the evolving Power over Ethernet standard to supply DC power to LED-based lighting in place of using the AC line offers both new options and some serious concerns....

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AC/DC Supplies: Design and Make, or Just Buy?

How to implement the ubiquitous AC/DC supply is a complicated decision with many factors and perspectives, ranging from technical to regulatory ones....

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MEMs Revolutionizes Sensor Landscape

Until fairly recently—roughly 15 to 20 years ago—sensors for ubiquitous physical parameters such as pressure, motion and magnetic fields were relatively large, costly, power-hungry and electrically incompatible with standard circuitry....

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Differentiated FPGAs Provide Security in Today’s Hyperconnected World

We live in a hyperconnected world that is constantly redefining how people communicate, congregate, collaborate and share information globally and instantaneously. ...

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Zynq SoMs Decrease Customer Development Times and Costs

Xilinx’s Zynq®-7000 All Programmable (AP) System-on-Chip (SoC) provides a new paradigm for embedded system design ......

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An Overview of FPGAs: The Solution to Countless Design Challenges

The field-programmable gate array as a primary processing element offers many design, debug, and production benefits with few, if any, downsides....

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Internet of Things: Using Wireless-Controlled Lighting to Reduce Energy Costs

Lighting represents a significant fraction of electricity usage in residential and commercial buildings. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, lighting accounted for more than 13 percent of residential electrical usage and more than 20 percent ...

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All-Round ESD and Heat Protection

LED lighting systems require high-performance ESD and overtemperature protection if they are to live up to their potential in terms of lifetime, low maintenance costs and overall reliability....

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The internet of everything is here…or Is It?

The next great age of technology is the Internet of Things (IoT), if, that is, you believe everything you read on the Internet. Supposedly, technology will be so inexpensive that we will connect everything....

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Power management techniques for low-energy IoT devices

With the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), embedded designers are, more than ever, focusing their attention and efforts on system energy usage....

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Shark Tank big winner saves lives

Smart mobility changed everything, but it was advancements in wireless connectivity such as Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® Smart that truly freed......

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IoT Proliferation Teeters on the Edge

In his January 12, 2015 speech to the Federal Trade Commission on the growing cyber security threat, U.S. President Barack Obama declared: “If we’re going to be connected, we’ve got to be protected.”...

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Powering the Internet of Things via energy harvesting

The push is on to add Internet capability to everything—often called the Internet of Things (IoT)—and the challenge for design engineers is to figure out how to power each of these IoT nodes....

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The Edge to Enterprise - Avnet and IBM Partner to Deliver IoT Offering

This white paper examines the Internet of Things market with a lens on the complexity of the vendor ecosystem and how partnerships are enabling holistic solutions to come to market....

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Study: digital intelligence driving massive business transformation

The Internet of Things (IoT) is widely regarded as the next revolution in technology. Cisco predicts that by 2020, there will be 50 billion things connected to the Internet, generating revenues of $19 trillion....

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An Introduction to IoT Components

From locomotives and jet engines to baby monitors and home appliance controls, new applications are challenging the imaginations of designers — both in startup companies and within giant corporations....

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One-Click Manufacturing: Could It Really Be That Easy?

One click manufacturing (OCM) is a concept that arose from the 3D printing world: design a 3D model of a part ......

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The Internet of Things is driving the internet of autos

In the early 1900s Henry Ford made the automobile affordable and accessible. But what he really did was offer people connection. Rural residents could connect with more urban areas to sell crops and buy supplies. ...

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