Wearable

Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5 and 802.11p SoC is automotive-grade for V2X and IVI

Specialising in Ethernet and wireless automotive connectivity, Marvell Semiconductor has created the 88W8987xA, fourth generation family of wireless system on chips (SoCs), enabling infotainment, telematics and Wi-Fi gateways for the connected car.
The 88W8987xA is believed to be the world’s first automotive-grade SoC to integrate the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) […]

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Mouser adds MikroElektronika’s Heart Rate board for biometric design

Biometrics can be added to designs using MikroElektronika’s Heart Rate 4 click board. The board is now available from distributor, Mouser.
The Heart Rate 4 click board is one of the latest health-focused click boards from MikroElektronika. It measures the oxygen saturation in a person’s blood through pulse oximetry.
The MikroElektronika Heart […]

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Powercast’s development kit enables connected devices  to charge remotely

Powercast’s wireless power development kit has an FCC-approved transmitter, and  charges devices up to 80-feet away. The long-range wireless power company has announced he P1110-Eval-01 development kit that enables manufacturers of smart, connected devices to easily design and deploy them using Powercast’s wireless power technology.
The kit includes Powercast’s FCC-approved Powercaster […]

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Wristband measures stress and provides biofeedback

At the 12th ITS European Conference in Strasbourg, France next week, Leti will demonstrate Bon Voyage, its stress monitoring device and smartphone app, designed to make every journey stress-free.
It is, says Leti, a technology research institute of CEA Tech, the world’s first wearable stress-monitoring device that enables customised recommendations for […]

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FRAM microcontroller range from Texas Instruments is available from Mouser

Adding to its new product introduction (NPI) programme, Mouser has added the expanded portfolio of MSP430 microcontrollers (MCUs) from Texas Instruments.
Mouser claims to offer the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components. The distributor is now stocking the MSP430FR599x and MSP430FR596x microcontrollers, the latest MSP430 microcontrollers from Texas Instruments (TI). […]

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Rutronik extends NFC with IC from Panaonic for battery-less RF comms

As Panasonic extends its range of near field communication (NFC) tags with the MN63Y1221-E1 IC for battery-less RF communication, Rutronik announces that the distributor offers the IC which guarantees global interoperability as well as low power consumption.
The MN63Y1221-E1 complies with JISX6319-4 (212kbit/s/ 424kbit/s), ISO/IEC14443 Type A (106kbit/s), and ISO/IEC14443 Type […]

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Buckle up for motion sensors on your classic timepiece

Gooseberry will launched Smart Buckle, in August. The intelligent watch buckle rejuvenates and upgrades classic timepieces with advanced fitness and sleep monitoring capabilities.
Gooseberry believes the days of wearing a dedicated fitness band to accurately track movements, calories burned, sleep hours are over, as it introduces Smart Buckle. It fits discreetly […]

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Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF52810 is “most accessible” Bluetooth 5 SoC

According to Nordic Semiconductor, the nRF52810 meets the widest range of applications to date, including wearable and PC peripheral applications
The system on chip (SoC) extends Nordic’s nRF52 series of Bluetooth low energy SoCs and opens up the end-user benefits of Bluetooth 5 to even the most cost-sensitive, high-volume products and […]

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Silego introduces next GreenPAK LDO for wearable and handheld markets

Silego Technology has added the SLG46580 with four 150mA low drop out (LDO) regulators to its GreenPAK family based on its Programmable Mixed-signal Integrated Circuit (PMIC) architecture.
The SLG46580 is designed to support power systems in wearable and handheld market segments. It is both highly integrated and highly flexible, says Silego, […]

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EnSilica develops sureCore’s ultra-low power IoT reference platform

Semiconductor and IP provider, EnSilica, and sureCore, the low power synchronous random access memory (SRAM) IP developer, have announced that EnSilica has developed sureCore’s ultra-low power IoT reference platform targeted at the development of the next-generation of wearable consumer and medical applications.
Using its low power system on chip (SoC) design for […]

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