FitBit blends wireless, MCUs and MEMS with online interface
Teardown 9/22/2010 20 comments
The FitBit personal fitness monitor combines wireless, MEMS and cutting-edge algorithms and packaging to keep us in shape, but behind its sleek design are lessons for any designer and aspiring inventor looking to turn what seems to be a simple idea into a truly viable, competitive end product.
Kemet capacitors T110 T140 T493
Product News 9/21/2010 Post a comment
Kemet Corp., (Greenville, South Carolina) announced that three of its tantalum capacitors have received the CECC certification for European military and aerospace applications.
RMS detector protects basestation PAs
Product News 9/9/2010 1 comment
Linear Technology just released its model LTC5583, a 40MHz to 6GHz dual-channel, matched RMS power detector that seems exceptionally well suited to monitor VSWR in a basestation transmitter RF power amplifier (PA).