IoT

Pushbutton load switch ICs save battery power

Designed for mobile devices and others with small capacity batteries, the XC6192 series of pushbutton load switch IC from Torex Semiconductor have a power-save function.
The XC6192 ICs enable a “significant reduction” of power consumption during standby periods after shipping and while the power is turned off, says Torex. It also […]

By |December 14th, 2017|ICs & Semiconductors, IoT, Latest News, Wearable|Comments Off on Pushbutton load switch ICs save battery power

Farnell element14 launches LoRaWAN range for IoT network development 

Farnell element14 now offers a range of LoRaWAN products from The Things Network – the Things Gateway, the Things Uno and the Things Node – to enable users to create  LoRaWAN IoT networks quickly and easily. 
Using The Things Network Gateway, users can set up a LoRaWAN network in just five […]

By |December 13th, 2017|IoT, Latest News|Comments Off on Farnell element14 launches LoRaWAN range for IoT network development 

Offline constant voltage and PFC controller suits connected lighting

Diodes has released the AL1788, an offline constant voltage and power factor correction (PFC) controller that offers low standby power for connected LED lighting.
The AL1788 has been developed to combine high PFC with low total harmonic distortion (THD) and low standby power, making it suitable for commercial applications and connected […]

By |December 12th, 2017|IoT, Latest News|Comments Off on Offline constant voltage and PFC controller suits connected lighting

Lighting control app enhances daylight management and multiple network access

Casambi’s updated lighting control app enhances daylight management and multiple network access in larger buildings. The provider of smart wireless lighting control technologies has introduced a new release of its lighting control app for smartphones, smart watches and tablets.The software update enables more feature-rich, Bluetooth-based management of daylight harvesting, improved […]

By |December 8th, 2017|IoT, Latest News, Smart Cities, Wearable|Comments Off on Lighting control app enhances daylight management and multiple network access

Colour sensor from ams measures blue light for wellbeing

The AS7264N is a tri-stimulus sensor which provides measurements of colour that closely match the human eye’s response to the visible light spectrum. It also accurately measures blue-light wavelengths, which researchers have linked to important health effects such as disruption or management of the circadian rhythm, accelerated eye aging, and […]

By |December 7th, 2017|IoT, Latest News|Comments Off on Colour sensor from ams measures blue light for wellbeing

Arrow Electronics adds RushUp range for node and cloud development

Distributor Arrow Electronics has signed an agreement with Italian company, RushUp, to distribute its IoT product accelerators throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
RushUp’s product accelerators enable small-to-medium size enterprises, developers and makers to get a product from idea to prototype and then straight into production using the same proven, […]

By |December 6th, 2017|IoT, Latest News|Comments Off on Arrow Electronics adds RushUp range for node and cloud development

10W AC/DC converter from Recom meet sensor node needs

Packaged in a compact 2.0 x 1.0-inch (25 x 50mm) case, suitable for IoT systems, the 10W RAC10-K/277 AC/DC converter series from Recom guarantees a stable output.
They have been developed by Recom to meet the latest requirements of IoT systems. The efficiency over a wide load range makes them particularly […]

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NI announces new IP67 edge nodes for IIoT

The latest industrial controller from National Instruments adds IP67 reliability to high-performance processing and control applications, says the company.
The IC-3173 industrial controller, is National Instruments’ first IP67-rated controller. It is suitable to act as an industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) edge node in extremely harsh locations including spray down manufacturing […]

By |November 30th, 2017|IoT, Latest News|Comments Off on NI announces new IP67 edge nodes for IIoT

ON Semiconductor adds two boards to IoT development kit

Two boards (shields) have been introduced by ON Semiconductor, further extending the company’s IoT development kit’s capabilities. The shields are based on Bluetooth low energy technology and Smart Passive Sensors (SPS), and are designed to allow customers to create diverse and differentiating use cases that target smart homes and smart […]

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Microcontrollers simplify industrial gateway designs

Connecting sensors to the cloud with Texas Instruments’ SimpleLink Ethernet microcontrollers (MCUs) merges wired and wireless connectivity for industrial gateway designs.
The SimpleLink MCU platform makes it easier for developers to connect sensors from a gateway to the cloud, says Texas Instruments, which has introduced Ethernet connectivity to the SimpleLink hardware, […]

By |November 29th, 2017|ICs & Semiconductors, IoT, Latest News|Comments Off on Microcontrollers simplify industrial gateway designs