TI releases tiny power management ICs News & Analysis 12/13/2011 2 comments Texas Instruments has unveiled what it claims to be the smallest power management ICs (PMICs) for solid state drives (SSDs), hybrid drives and other Flash memory applications.
Top 10 articles in Smart Energy for 2011 Design How-To 12/13/2011 1 comment What were the important topics within the Smart Energy technical community in 2011? An analysis of what happened with solar power startup Solyndra was the clear winner, followed by articles on LEDs and smart meters.
Hot topics in Smart Energy for 2011 – Part 1 Design How-To 12/6/2011 Post a comment What were the important topics within the Smart Energy technical community in 2011? Judging by traffic to this site’s top articles, they were a varied lot, ranging from LED lighting to the smart grid to new approaches to power conversion efficiency.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.