Setting safety standard for arc detection in solar industry
Design How-To 1/22/2013 1 comment
The UL 1699B standard marks the beginning of a trend across industries to increase safety in high-voltage applications. It requires the use of arc detection in high-voltage systems to increase personal safety, protect equipment and prevent catastrophic damage. This article focuses on implementing arc detection in solar applications.
Using SoCs for portable medical equipment
Design How-To 1/21/2013 3 comments
Cypress Semiconductor explains that using SoCs in portable medical electronics applications makes design simpler, protects IP, and provides novel methods to implement product-differentiating functionality that can make FDA certification simpler.