MEMSIC Inc. has announced the availability of its MMC3630KJ, an ultra-small size, BGA package, magnetometer for portable devices. In recent years, the market for MEMS sensors market has…
The Sumida CDMT40D20 Series Power Inductors are the first of a new family of components, designed to meet the demanding requirements of today’s portable devices and communications hubs. Exclusive metal-hybrid construction provides effective magnetic shielding with DC resistance lower than conventional SMD inductors. This can improve circuit battery life to a level comparable to larger […]
Ambiq Micro and PixArt Imaging Inc. has announced that the two companies have partnered to develop an ultra-low power Heart-Rate-Monitoring (HRM) solution for deployment in next-generation wearable products….
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Mobile-disruptor startup, Simgo has announced the availability of an SDK for it’s award winning virtual eSIM cloud-platform (vSIM) for cellular devices. Simgo’s v-SIM SDK, simgoinside is the world’s…
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By Majeed Ahmad Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)—also known as Bluetooth Smart—is unmistakably the future of information flow in wearable devices. The wearable design is in an embryonic stage now and so are BLE-centric product designs. The blog takes a peek at the prevalent design challenges that engineers face in the Bluetooth realm on the […]
By Warren Kurisu How quickly times have changed. It wasn’t too long ago when wearables were a type of fad for those early adopters who couldn’t wait to sport the latest fitness band or smartwatch. But as new innovations, product successes, and business start-ups enter the market, there has been a noticeable change in the […]
Dialog Semiconductor plc, a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth Smart technology, announced its support for WeChat’s communications protocol, with the launch of Dialog’s WeChat SDK. The kit enables developers to quickly add energy-efficient Bluetooth connectivity between WeChat apps and wearables or other IoT devices. WeChat […]
C&K Components has released a new series of microminiature, SMT top-actuated switches that provide low profile, high actuation force (450gf), and high life cycle (500,000) solutions especially designed to meet the demanding size and performance specifications required of portable electronic devices. With a footprint of just 3.5mm x 2.6mm and an ultra-low profile of 1.4mm, […]
ON Semiconductor has released its latest high-resolution audio processing System-on-Chip with 1656KB SRAM and power-efficient hardware acceleration, bringing extra space savings and longer battery life to devices such as smartphones, wearable accessories and voice recorders. Powering the LC823450 are a highly efficient ARM Cortex-M3 core and ON Semiconductor’s 32-bit/192kHz audio-processing engine with hardware-based MP3 encoding/decoding and […]
C&K Components has developed an ultra low profile, top-actuated surface mount switch for use in applications that require ultra-miniature components, including wearable electronics, hearing aids, ear buds, mobile phones, and other portable electronics. Measuring a slight 3.0 x 2.0 x 0.58mm, the new KXT Series momentary action switches are rated for a range of operating […]