2016-12-20 - Steve Subiry

How transformers work: An overview

Transformers do not generate electrical power. They transfer electrical power from one AC circuit to another using magnetic coupling.

2016-12-20 - STMicroelectronics

Microcontrollers optimise automotive light management

The interconnection of SPC56EC74's eMIOS, CTU and ADC modules within a lighting application will not place an additional load on…

2016-11-30 - Akshat Jain, Ranajay Mallik

Cut standby drain to increase energy efficiency

A typical household appliance consumes standby power in the 0.5W to 5W range. Reducing that unwanted energy consumption can help…

2016-11-30 - Akshat Jain, Ranajay Mallik

Getting standby power below 50mW

Here's a system developed with STMicroelectronics' VIPer0P device to help you cut standby power in a typical application to below…

2016-11-03 - Ramanan J.V.

Create reliable products using thermal management – Part 1

Learn about design considerations with respect to thermal management in embedded systems.

2016-09-30 - Rick Merritt

Under the hood of GE’s industrial Internet

EE Times gets a virtual look under the hood of GE's designs geared for an industrial Internet of Things.

2016-09-20 - Mike Micheletti

Don’t cut corners with USB PD compliance

Amazon's well publicised decision to ban non-certified USB Type-C cables has underscored the importance of compliance testing for USB products.

2016-09-20 - Mike Micheletti

Follow USB-IF’s test procedures for compliance

The PD Compliance Plan requires that a power source meet all the underlying voltage and timing parameters during a power…

2016-09-20 - Mike Micheletti

18 assertions you must check in USB PD compliance

USB-IF's TDB.2.2.7.1 lists 18 specific assertions that must be checked for each power transition.

2016-08-30 - Patrick Mannion

Developing reliable sensors for fog computing

Trends towards a more distributed approach to data processing and storage demand smarter sensors and new wireless sensor network architectures.