• Introducing the LED Driver and Controlling LED Lighting Systems

    LED drivers LED is rapidly taking over homes, commercial, and buildings as the preferred form of lighting. Last year, Philips hit their one billion LED milestone and affirmed that it is on track towards achieving two billion LED lamps well ahead of 2020 target. This is evidence that it’s only ...
  • IoT

    How IoT Impact Our Everyday Life

    IoT The Internet of Things (IoT) may be a novel phenomenon just out of its infancy stage but it has already permeated every aspect of our lives significantly. What exactly is IoT? Well, IoT is a system of interrelated computing devices, object and digital machines among others that have been ...
  • connectors

    Coaxial Connectors For Rf: Selection And Use

    Coaxial  Connectors and RF Radio Frequency circuits are rapidly spreading across both wired and wireless communication for instance in Wi-Fi and IoT. These high-frequency RF signals require to be distributed between circuit components, systems, and subassemblies while minimizing losses and radiation. RF coaxial cables and connectors have traditionally been used ...
  • IoT

    The fast-approaching revolution of industrial IoT

    The Internet of Things The Internet of Things is close to 16 years old. It was coined in the year 1999 by Kevin Ashton while working at Procter & Gamble. At the time, Ashton was working in Supply Chain Optimization and was seeking to attract the management’s attention toward RFID ...
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    Proprietary RF vs. Bluetooth

    Wireless connectivity Engineers now have a wide pool of option to choose from when it comes to wireless connectivity. Among these options is WI-FI, Zigbee, Bluetooth, Proprietary RF among others. These wireless technologies can be used in applications such as human interface devices and remote sensors for IoT among others. ...
  • digital isolations

    Understanding Digital Isolators

    Isolators Isolation is very necessary for equipment’s as it provides component protection, user safety, and signal level shifting. Safety regulations also demand that isolation is implemented in some equipment. In overall, isolation components add value to any system by introducing an additional functionality and ensuring safe operation of the system. ...
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    LED Lighting Provides Numerous Environmental Benefits

    LED Lighting and The Environment The recent heat waves and wildfires experienced in some parts of the artic illustrates the horrific impacts of climate change. It also illustrates that no part of the world is excepted from climate change. Scientist now claims we should start taming carbon emissions by embracing ...
  • current sensing

    Isolated Current Sensors Techniques to Solve Circuit Safety Problems

    Isolated current sensing Knowing the amount of current being delivered to a load is very important in many applications. This knowledge is not only important in understanding the impact of current on battery life but it also comes in handy in making safety-critical decisions. Some of the situations where current ...
  • IoT gateways

    Programmable IoT Gateway Modems

    IoT gateways An IoT gateway is either a physical device or a software that connects the intelligent devices, controller, and sensors to the cloud. Data being to or from the cloud passes through the gateway. The gate is also referred to as a control tier. In some IoT networks, some ...
  • Bluetooth Low Energy Smart Applications with Bluetooth Mesh

    Bluetooth Low Energy Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) was originally introduced in 2004. It was introduced in the Bluetooth 4.0 spectrum as a replacement for Bluetooth Classic. Its adoption has largely been driven by IoT. Like Bluetooth Classic, BLE utilizes frequency hopping wireless technology in the 2.44 GHz radio band to ...