Demystifying power over Ethernet technology
The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to add intelligence to commercial systems in offices, shopping malls and even warehouses. Smart offices are modern marvels, reducing energy use while improving the workspace. Malls and stadiums use wireless connectivity to better serve customers and track occupancy numbers. Sensors and RF tags continue to revolutionise asset tracking in warehouses. All of these systems need both power and data and here&...
Simplifying power delivery in USB Type-C charging market
Microchip announces two new solutions that simplify USB Type-C PD designs to remove the traditional complexity and high costs associated with implementing USB Type-C in a range of applications. As one of the industry’s first USB-IF-certified USB 3.1 SmartHub devices with integrated support for Power Delivery (TID1212), the USB705x family enables fast device charging and introduces unique PD implementations called HostFlexing and PDBala...
Voltage supervisors help extend battery life
The TPS3840 family of nanopower high-input voltage supervisors from Texas Instruments (TI) are reset ICs that can operate at up to 10V while maintaining very low quiescent current across all operating conditions. They are available at distributor Mouser Electronics.
Buck-boost DC/DC converter achieves power savings
ROHM has announced the availability of a buck-boost DC/DC converter with integrated MOSFET, the BD83070GWL. It combines efficiency with high current consumption, making it well suited for IoT, wearables, and portable devices as it can prolong operating time in battery-equipped applications.
Using high side switches for output power protection and diagnostics
Welcome to this video where Texas Instruments will be using high side switches for output power protection and diagnostics, in this overview of high side switch functions.
Li-ion energy storage system integrated into stand-alone power system
Delta has announced the integration of its lithium-ion energy storage system into Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engine and Turbocharger's innovative triple hybrid stand-alone power supply demonstrated in the Triple Hybrid Station, a demo power plant located in MHIET´s manufacturing site in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Robust power cable plug for demands outdoor applications
The entertainment industry is constantly expanding and evolving, which is accompanied by increasingly higher demands on connection systems. There is a particular demand for robust outdoor connectors that are resistant to environmental influences in order to be suitable for applications with high loads or harsh environments.
Ultra-high voltage process technologies for various systems
MagnaChip Semiconductor has announced it now offers 0.35 micron 700V Ultra-High Voltage process technologies (UHV) suitable for different system requirements for AC/DC converter ICs and LED driver ICs. Currently, the market demand is increasing dramatically for AC-powered products, including LED lighting drivers, AC/DC converter ICs and AC/DC chargers commonly found in home appliances.
Power management integrated circuit to grow at 6.4% in 2019
The Power Management Integrated Circuit (PMIC) market surpassed value worth $20.9bn in 2018, as per a study. The market is projected to grow at 6.4% y-o-y in 2019 and key factors responsible for the projected growth of the market include, rising sales of smart devices across the globe, growing energy harvesting initiatives, introduction of compact and high efficiency PMICs and on-going industrial automation and vehicle electrification.
Surface mount inductors meet complex requirements
TT Electronics has announced two new surface mount device (SMD) power inductors: the HM66M series for use in high frequency power conversion systems and EMI filter applications, and the HM78M series for use in high density and high frequency DC/DC converter applications.