• 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. ...
  • LED Lighting Bulb

    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 ...
  • usb connectors

    Type A Locking USB Connector

    USB connector Universal Serial Bus (USB) connectors have become ubiquitous to modern society. They can be found in one or more devices that we interact with daily. Their popularity has not been limited to homes and offices only. USB connectors have become very popular in the industrial setup too. However, ...
  • IoT Solution

    How to Future-Proof Your IoT Infrastructure

    The dilemma Buyers are often concerned that what they buy today may become technologically obsolete tomorrow. This worry is further heightened by the fact that IoT solutions have high initial cost and is disruptive. IoT solutions as they are today are still immature point solutions and addresses emerging use cases ...
  • Understanding Linear Regulator and its Benefits

    Linear regulator Linear regulators form the basic building block of power supplies used in many electronics today. Despite DC/DC converters being efficient linear regulators are a preferred choice for many designers. Linear regulators are low cost, demand few external components and there is no switching to generate noise. Linear regulator ...