Variscite announced a new, state-of-the-art SoM for efficient machine learning on edge devices. Variscite’s VAR-SOM-MX93 is based on NXP’s i.MX 93 processor, the industry’s first implementation of the Arm neural processing unit, Ethos-U65 microNPU, offers a rich set of applications targeting industrial, IoT, smart home, automotive systems, and the wearables markets. The VAR-SOM-MX93 is designed […]
Wearable antennas target UWB frequencies
Antennaware Ltd, a company that specializes in solving the body-blocking problems normally associated with close-range RF designs, has launched a new addition to its Bodywave antenna range that specifically targets the Ultra Wide Band(UWB) radio market. Ideally suited to the IoT, wearable, sports, professional, and consumer electronics markets, Antennaware’s robust UWB Bodywave elevates wearable performance […]
Where are miniature connectors for wearables headed?
Miniature connectors for wearables continue to shrink, and they are increasing in performance, carrying higher bandwidth signals and more power. Wearables add functionality, resulting in more components and interconnects in the same size package. Applications range from smartwatches and health monitoring devices to augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) devices, as well as medical and military systems. […]
MOSFETS feature low on resistance
Nexperia has introduced the PMCB60XN and PMCB60XNE 30V N-channel small-signal trench MOSFETs, with market-leading RDS(on) in the ultra-compact wafer-level DSN1006 package, to make energy go further where space is tight and battery runtime is critical. Ideal for highly miniaturized electronics like smartphones, smart watches, hearing aids, and earphones, the new MOSFETs support the trend toward greater […]
New 24-V MOSFETs target wireless earphone battery apps
Magnachip Semiconductor Corporation announced that the company has unveiled a new 24V Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistor (MOSFET) for wireless earphone batteries. The new 24V MOSFET addresses the goal of battery designers for long battery life after a quick charge by reducing conduction loss. The core cell density of this new product has been increased by 30% […]
How can wearable sensors help diabetics?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 30 million people in the United States (> 9%) have been diagnosed with diabetes. Globally, over 422 million people suffer from diabetes, according to the World Health Organization. In many countries, including the USA, diabetes is considered an emergency of epidemic proportions with diabetic foot […]
Want to develop a wearable product?
If so, the Sensoria Developer Kit (SDK) could be the answer. Recognizing that there are so may scenarios for improving healthcare through wearables and remote monitoring, that they cannot serve them all by themselves, Sensoria Health offers the SDK as a way to partner with those interested in a new approach. Having the vision that […]
How can you protect wearable sensor IP?
At the Wear 2022 Conference, Jerrah Edwards, the Acting Assistant Regional Director of the Western Regional United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) presented “Intellectual property (IP) Strategies Wearable Technology Startups Should Consider.” While focusing specifically on wearables, the strategies apply to any technology or sensing area. Her discussion Included an overview of intellectual property […]
Chipset combines Wi-Fi 7 access point with host processor
MediaTek announced the Filogic 880 and Filogic 380 Wi-Fi 7 platform solutions for high-bandwidth applications in the operator, retail, enterprise and consumer electronics markets. This pair of chips will be among the first Wi-Fi 7 solutions to hit the market, allowing device makers to deliver cutting-edge products with the latest connectivity technology. Filogic 880 is […]
5G and Wi-Fi: The hardware has already converged
In a video interview, 5G Technology World speaks with Fanny Mlinarsky, senor VP of Wi-Fi products at Spirent Communications on how 5G and Wi-Fi already use similar radio technologies.