FPGAs and SoCs are enabling IoT devices to analyze image and video without the help of a central server.
What is Edge Computing?
With their accelerating growth and increasing computing power, IoT devices are producing massive, sometimes unmanageable…
An overview of cooling techniques for electronics, with a focus on electronically commutated (EC) fans.
Using less power to cool electronics
Every electronic device generates heat when operating. This unwanted heat must be removed because an increase…
With their ability to detect changes in the hue of lubricants, color sensors are invaluable tools in predictive maintenance.
How are sensors driving predictive maintenance?
In the past, monitoring the conditions of industrial equipment has relied…
An introduction to LoRaWAN, a long distance wireless networking protocol for IoT devices
Wirelessly connecting industrial machines
Integrating operations technology (OT) into information technology (IT) enables new levels of automation…
An overview of the evolution of the Universal Serial Bus and the features of USB Type C.
What is USB used for?
The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a common protocol that enables communication between a PC and external devices or peripherals…
A look at smart electric grids and how FPGAs and SoCs are used in their design.
Integrating Renewable Energy into the Grid
Electricity is delivered to industrial and residential areas via electrical grids. The standard national…
An overview of best practices and tips when designing a Human-Machine Interface
How do you talk to machines?
Human Machine Interfaces, commonly known as HMIs, are deployed so that humans have an interface for control and visualization…
As devices become smaller, the size of the connectors inside become increasingly important.
Electronics are Becoming Smaller
Miniaturization has become increasingly important in the electronics industry. Compact and efficient electronic…
An overview of techniques that maximize the power generation of renewable energy
How do you maximize efficiency with renewable energy?
Renewable technologies are improving quickly, becoming more efficient and more affordable every…
Artificial Intelligence is helping with the development of less expensive and more efficient solar cells.
A Better Way to Make Solar Cells
Climate change is one of the most important issues affecting the modern world. In response to its impact, there…