Everyone knows the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is all about showcasing the latest and greatest electronic gadgets. Sure 4K ultra HD (UHD) TVs are pretty amazing, and so are the curved TVs, as well as some of the wearable devices and tablets crammed with all kinds of functionality. But these devices wouldn’t exist without…
The top 10 most read new product introductions in 2013 ranged from sensors and ferrite beads to op amps and 32-bit microcontrollers. Four of the top ten devices were IP&E components from three suppliers: Bourns, Murata, and Molex. The top semiconductor products were introduced by Linear Technology, Texas Instruments (TI), Microchip Technology, and Microsemi. Most…
Avnet and TI offer a free, on-demand course that will help designers select the best power distribution topology and components for their applications.
Newark element14, a distributor of technology products and solutions for electronics system design, maintenance and repair, has partnered with Texas Instruments to offer the MSP-EXP430F5529LP LaunchPad. Also dubbed the F5529 LaunchPad, the module offers an easy way to start developing on the MSP430 MCUs with an on-board emulation for programming and debugging. Complete with buttons…
Here is Electronics Purchasing Strategies’ selection of 10 hot products for November that truly fall into the category of tiny components. These devices can be used in a variety of applications, ranging from mobile phones and hearing aids to military systems and networking equipment.
TI’s ultra-small FemtoFET MOSFETs tout the lowest on-resistance at less than 100 milliohms, saving power and extending battery life of mobile devices.
TI claims the first single-chip battery gauge with integrated protection designed to protect single-cell Li-Ion batteries in space-constrained designs, including consumer, portable medical and industrial devices.
Texas Instruments adds three power management modules to its SIMPLE SWITCHER family, including the 10-A LMZ31710, which TI said offers the industry’s highest power efficiency in the smallest package.
This month’s selection of hot components focuses on technology advances for high-reliability applications, ranging from medical to industrial equipment.
TI claims the industry’s first inductance-to-digital converter (LDC), described as a “new data converter category that uses coils and springs as inductive sensors.